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Sanwo-Olu vows to end Apapa gridlock within 2 months in office

Governor-elect of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has promised to decongest Apapa road of trailers and containers causing heavy traffic within the first 60 days of his administration. Sanwo-Olu made the promise on Saturday, May 18, 2019, during an interactive session with his classmates at the Executive Master of Business Administration class, University of Lagos, 1998/2000

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Painter dragged to court for stealing noodles, spaghetti

A 26-year-old painter, Michael Anifowoshe, on Friday, May 17, 2019, stood before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court, for allegedly stealing five cartons of noodles and five cartons of spaghetti. Anifowose who is being tried for conspiracy and stealing has pleaded not guilty.  The Prosecutor, Inspector Mathew Akhaluode told the court that the defendant committed the offences with

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PHOTOS: Motorists, Okada riders stranded as flood takes over Badagry road

The torrential rainfall witnessed in Lagos has caused more harm than good, particularly for motorists plying the Badagry axis. Photographs made available to InsideMainland showed that Okada riders and motorists were stranded, while trying to wade through a flooded road in Badagry, Lagos Mainland. The situation has, however, caused a traffic logjam for commuters. See more

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4 injured, hundreds stranded as tanker explosion rocks Isolo

Hundreds of commuters were stranded and, at least, four people injured on Tuesday, May 14, 2019, as a commercial bus, manoeuvring near a fallen fuel tanker, burnt beyond recognition, blocking the ever-busy Oke Afa-Isolo Bridge, Lagos Mainland. The Faragon bus carrying 14 passengers burnt at 6.30a.m when it was ascending the bridge connecting Oke Afa

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IN IPAJA: Police smash motorcycle snatching syndicates

Lagos State Police Command on Sunday, 12 May, 2019, said its operatives have smashed motorcycles-snatching syndicates terrorising and dispossessing people of their valuables in the state. The Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) Bala Elkana, a Deputy Superintendent of Police in a statement made available to journalist said the Police Station received a distress call on

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DISTURBING! Residents discover four bodies dumped in septic tank

Police officers have recovered four bodies from a septic tank in the Ikorodu community of Lagos Mainland The bodies included those of two Bureau De Change (BDC) operators- Alhaji Yakubu Musa and Alhaji Hassan Umaru - killed by kidnappers after their abduction on April 14, and those of two others said to be suspected cultists. The operators

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Relief for Oko Oba residents; Check out why

The Lagos State Government has embarked on the construction of Taiwo Adewunmi/Imafidon Crescent at Oko Oba GRA Scheme 1, in Ifako Ijaiye Local Government, Lagos Mainland. Physical Planning and Urban Development Commissioner, Prince Rotimi Ogunleye, said yesterday, May 9, 2019, at a stakeholders’ meeting in the community that those whose buildings are demolished would be

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‘Sorry for your loss’ – Lagos Emergency tells victims of Eko bridge robbery, instead of responding to distress call

Yesterday, May, 7, 2019, armed robbers held sway on the Eko Bridge, Lagos Mainland, dispossessing motorists of their valuables. Hapless victims who recounted their ordeal with the men of the underworld described their encounter as hellish and frightening. They also lamented that distress calls to law enforcements officers and other emergency units in

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IN IKEJA: Checkout why woman collapsed after court hearing

An Ikeja High Court on Tuesday, May 8, 2019, sentenced a 36-year-old woman, Stella Gilbert, to death by hanging for stabbing her neighbour, Mrs Stella Godwin, to death during a fight at their residence in Ajegunle, Lagos Mainland. The convict stabbed the deceased on the chest and arm with a knife during

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‘Losing weight’ IGP transfers 1,100 policemen out of Lagos

A total of one thousand one hundred (1,100) police officers from the rank of Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) to Chief Superintendent of Police (CSP), who have served four years and above in Lagos State Police Command, have been transferred to other states. Daily Independent reported that their transfer was dispatched to the command on

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