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IN IFAKO-IJAIYE: Council boss erects streetlights to tackle armed robbery

As part of the plans to combat robbery around neighbourhoods in Ifako-Ijaiye community, the Chairman of Ifako Ijaiye LCDA, Apostle Oloruntoba Oke has commissioned streetlights in two major areas in the community. The commissioning was done yesterday, Friday, September 12, 2019. This is just as the council bus inaugurated two school buses for members of his

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Ikeja Electric launches e-bills initiative for customers’ convenience

Power distribution company, Ikeja Electric Plc (IE) has introduced electronic billing (e-billing) platform, which enables customers to receive electricity bills promptly and conveniently, via channels, such as SMS, USSD, email, IE Bill portal and IE mobile application. The e-billing initiative is part of the firm’s desire to leverage innovation and technology to improve customer experience. It

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APCOM tasks newly appointed Lagos State Commissioners, SAs on grassroots development

The umbrella body of community journalists in Nigeria, the Association of Practitioners of Community Media in Nigeria (APCOM), has tasked the newly appointed executive committee of the Lagos State Government with undertaking initiatives tailored towards grassroots development. The association also charged the newly appointed officials with delivering high quality performance in the discharge of their duties

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Trigger-happy officers who shot unarmed suspects remanded in prison

A Lagos State Magistrate Court has remanded four policemen in prison custody for killing an unarmed suspect. The officers were remanded at the Ikoyi Prison following their arraignment by the Nigeria Police Force. The four defendants including Fabiyi Omomayara, Olaniyi Solomon, Solomon Sunday and Aliyu Mukaila have also been dismissed by the police. InsideMainland had earlier revealed

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Traders count losses as ‘mysterious’ fire wipes out section of Katangowa Market

Goods worth millions have been destroyed following an early morning fire that engulfed Katangowa Market in Agbado/Okeodo Local Council Development Area, along the Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway on Monday, August 19. The fire outbreak which started around 3.15am destroyed the entire stretch of fairly used clothes’ shops opposite the Central Mosque in the market. It was gathered that

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Three key take-aways as Ikeja Electric signs power agreement with Magodo Estate

As Ikeja Electric and Magodo Resident Association sign a contract that will see the Disco invest in electricity infrastructure in the estate and provide reliable power supply to the residents, here are three key take-aways to note: 1.   IT IS A SPECIAL ARRANGEMENT: Ikeja Electric will provide Magodo residents with electricity supply beyond the existing

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