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How Obasanjo, others narrowly escaped plane crash

Former Nigerian president, Olusegun Obasanjo, and other Nigerians escaped death on Wednesday, May 29, 2019, at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that other prominent Nigerians in the Ethiopian airline passenger aircraft, Boeing 777-300, included the Director General of Nigerian Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (NACCIMA) Ambassador

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JUST IN: Lagos deputy governor-elect, Hamzat, loses dad

Oba Olatunji Hamzat, father of Deputy Governor-elect, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat, is dead. The deceased was Olu of Afowowa Sogade in Ewekoro Local Government of Ogun State. He was a member of the Lagos House of Assembly and Commissioner for Transportation from 1979-1983. He died on Sunday afternoon, May 12, 2019, of old age, according to reliable

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Police arrest 6 persons with ‘poisonous ponmo’ in Igando

Police officers attached to the Lagos State Command have arrested six persons for allegedly selling poisonous cow skin, a local delicacy widely known as ‘ponmo’.  The suspects were identified as Adelowo Yinka, 50; Olawumi Onabanjo, 40; Omowumi Wasiu, 43; Adeshokan Taiwo, 43; Iyabo Oluwa, 38; and Taye Kazeem, 40. Items recovered from the suspects included

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PDP Chieftain, Ogunlewe, dumps party, joins son in APC

A chieftain of the PDP, Sen. Adeseye Ogunlewe, said on Friday that he was set to dump the opposition party for the ruling APC. Ogunlewe, a former Minister of Works, confirmed the development in an interview with a political correspondent of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos. He was reacting to the recent defection of

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IN AGEGE: Accord Party candidate withdraws from Assembly race, urges supporters to vote for APC

The Accord Party House of Assembly candidate for Agege Constituency 01, Hon. Jubreel Abdulkareem, has, at the last minute, withdrawn from the race to contest in Saturday’s election, urging his supporters to vote for the candidate of the All Progressives Congress. The politician, in a statement by his media team, said this “most difficult

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JUST IN: Lagos lawmakers move to impeach Ambode

Multiple reports have it that the Lagos State House of Assembly lawmakers have commenced efforts to impeach the state Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode. According to media sources, the lawmakers allege gross misconduct on the part of the Governor. InsideMainland learnt that the impeachment move was discussed during a plenary session in the House earlier today, Monday,

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JUST IN: Panic as two trucks, 3 cars collide in multiple crash in Palmgroove

A ghastly multiple accident involving one petroleum-laden tanker, an articulated truck and three cars has occurred at Palmgroove bus stop, along Ikorodu road, Lagos Mainland. According to witnesses, the unfortunate incident has made the route inaccessible to commuters. As a result, commuters going towards Anthony/Maryland have been advised to seek alternative routes. The incident has sparked growing tension in

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JUST IN: Lagos Police Commissioner, Imohimi Edgal, redeployed

Information reaching InsideMainland has it that the Lagos State Police Commissioner, CP Imohimi Edgal, has been redeployed from the State by the Nigeria police authorities. It was gathered that the Police boss been redeployed to the Force Headquarters in Abuja as the Commissioner of Police in charge of Explosive Ordinance Unit. In addition, Mr

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