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GHEN GHEN: LASG confiscates 30 tonnes of ‘poisonous ponmo’

The Lagos State Government through the Ministry of Agriculture, State Taskforce on Environment and Special Offences Enforcement Unit and officers of the Nigeria Police Force on Monday, May 7, 2019, said it had seized 30 Tonnes of animal hides and skin popularly known as ‘ponmo’ presumed to be poisonous and unhealthy for human consumption

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Here is why Agege LG boss has been driving buses in the community

The Executive Chairman of Agege Local Government, Lagos State, Alhaji Ganiyu Kola Egunjobi, has been pictured on the driver’s seat of buses lately. This was part of the moves Egunjobi used in launching a free school bus scheme for pupils within the local government. In launching, he chose to drive the students himself. InsideMainland

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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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SARS intercept truckload of fake drugs in Lagos

Officials of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) attached to the Lagos State Police Command have arrested a suspected member of a syndicated specialized in importing fake drugs from China. The officials recovered of a truckload of Panadol Extra and Chloramphenicol eye-drop along the Mile 2-Badagry expressway, Lagos Mainland. The arrest was made following a tip off, which saw operatives of the Special

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BEWARE! Poisonous Ponmo now in Lagos markets

The Lagos Government has warned consumers about the health risk of some cow hide, popularly called ponmo, being offered for sale in the state. A press release signed by Director, Public Affairs, Ministry of Health, Adeola Salako, said government arrested three persons connected with the sale of “toxic ponmo” in Ojo and Iba council areas, while the suspicious meat was also

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EKO DISCO apologises to customers over shortage of electricity supply

The Management of Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) on Friday, April 26th, 2019, apologised to its customers over poor power supply being experienced recently. Mr Godwin Idemudia, the General Manager, Corporate Communications Department of EKEDC in a statement in Lagos said it was due to shortage of electricity supply from the National Grid (NG). According to

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Check out when the new BRT buses will commence operations

Following months of anticipation by residents on when the new BRT buses will commence operations, the Lagos State Government has announced that it is set to roll out 820 medium and high capacity buses under its public transportation Bus Reform Initiative to meet the yearnings of its residents. The State Commissioner for Transportation, Mr. Ladi Lawanson

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Lagos State Governor appoints Teju Abisoye as LSETF’S Acting Executive Secretary

The Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode has appointed Mrs. Teju Abisoye as the Acting Executive Secretary (ES) of the Lagos State Employment Trust Fund (LSETF) with effect from April 1st, 2019 pending confirmation by the Lagos State House of Assembly. Prior to this appointment, Mrs. Abisoye was Director of Programmes and Coordination at

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Residents storm Ikeja Electric office in protest – PHOTOS

Residents of Akinde, Alakuko and Ajegunle-Ilo communities in Ojokoro LCDA, Lagos Mainland stormed the Ikeja Electric office in Ojokoro yesterday, Monday, March 25, 2019 in protest of the epileptic power supply and estimated bills sent to houses in the neighbourhood. It was learnt that the residents have sent complaint letters to the power distribution company

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UPDATE: LASG reacts as Chinese restaurant allegedly bars residents from entering in Ikeja

In the aftermath of the viral report on social media that a Chinese restaurant located in Ikeja, Lagos Mainland, allegedly prevented residents and Mainlanders from visiting the place to unwind, the Lagos State Government has reacted to the claims. Recall that news went rife on social media that a staff of a Chinese restaurant, Shishi

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