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Long weekend for Mainlanders due to Easter break

Mainlanders and other Lagos residents should get ready for a long holiday after the Federal Government has declared Friday 14 and Monday 17, April as public holidays. The days are meant to mark the Good Friday and Easter celebrations. The announcement was made by the Minister of Interior, Abdulrahman Dambazau, on behalf of

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How Burglars invaded Imota Community School Ikorodu thrice in one Week

The once peaceful Imota Community Junior Grammar School is under close watch by local vigilantes following the three burglary attacks on the school in one week by unidentified bandits. The incident according to Ikorodu’s  Oriwu Sun newspaper left the school authorities and other residents in a state of worry for the

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LASG goes tough on illegal street trading; arrest 19 persons

Following the ban on street hawking which was announced by the Lagos State Government , 19 persons have been arrested by the Lagos State Environmental Sanitation Corps Agency (LASECORPS) for illegal street trading. During the operation by LASECORPS in  Agege area, six motorists, four passengers and nine street hawkers were arrested. The

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50 beneficiaries handed work tools in Hon. Gbajabiamila’s empowerment initiative

Fifty residents of Surulere were on Monday, April 10, 2017, presented certificates and equipment after completion of their training on installation and maintenance of Close Circuit TV (CCTV) cameras in the constituency. The training put together by Leader of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, we gathered commenced few weeks ago

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Family demands justice as woman hit by stray bullet was buried in Lagos

The remains of late Kudirat Adebayo who was hit by a stray bullet fired by a Police officer identified simply as Charles (Tboy) while attempting to apprehend an internet fraudster has been laid to rest. She was buried amidst tears yesterday, Tuesday, April 11, 2017 following the completion of autopsy conducted

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Four Ojo LG riverine communities to get three connecting bridges

Relief has come the way of residents along the Irewe, Itogbesa, Okonudun and Erekun communities of Ojo Local Government after Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode approved and awarded contracts for the construction of three pedestrian bridges in the axis. The bridges would link the four riverine communities in the area for

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Criminals pose as passengers, kill Uber driver and steal vehicle in Ikeja

The security operatives of the Anti-Kidnapping Squad attached to the Lagos State Police Command have apprehended two suspects who posed as passengers and murdered an Uber driver in an attempt to steal his vehicle. The crime was committed at the Obawole end of Ogba, Lagos. The suspects and one other, who is

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Curbing suicide: LASG provides helplines to check suicide attempts

Following the spike in suicide attempts in Lagos in the last few weeks, the State Government has expressed concern with a promise to educate members of the public on suicide and common causes so as to check the tide in suicides and suicidal attempts across the State. The move by the

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FAAN headquarters inferno didn’t affect airport

Earlier today, an inferno which razed for several hours razed parts of the headquarters of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) situated close to near the Murtala Mohammed Airport, Lagos. Luckily there were no casualties. The inferno, NAN reported was caused by an electrical fault in one of the offices

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Ikorodu Council Secretariat to give way to Shoprite complex

News reaching us at InsideMainland has it that the Ikorodu Local Government Secretariat along Beach Road, Ikorodu, is likely to give way for the construction of the popular shopping complex, SHOPRITE. This was exclusively gathered by Oriwu Sun (a leading community newspaper in Ikorodu) that the new development will pave way for

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