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IN AGUDA: Police arrest five suspects in Surulere gang war

In the aftermath of the gang war that rocked Aguda community in Surulere, Lagos Mainland over the weekend, the operatives of the Lagos State Police Command have arrested five suspects in connection with the clash. According to Command’s spokesperson, DSP Bala Elkana, the suspects were arrested after a distress call was placed to the police. He said; “On April

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SOS! More residents flee Surulere as robbery attacks escalate

Months after InsideMainland reported the plight of residents of Sologun Street in Aguda, Surulere, Lagos Mainland, and how they live in fear due to spike in armed robbery in the area, the situation has gotten worse with more residents now fleeing their homes. Recall that in August 2018, InsideMainland reported how notorious bandits barged into people’s homes

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Not yet Uhuru in Surulere as Omo Onile still holds sway despite law against practice

For residents of Surulere community who are poised to ensure the community is well developed by attending to basic developmental needs of the area, the activities of street urchins parading themselves as ‘Omo Oniles’ is frustrating their efforts. According to a Surulere resident, Omo Oniles stormed Enitan Street, Aguda, Surulere, on

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This is what happened after cultists killed a Neighbourhood Corp in Surulere

Following the murder of a Lagos State Neighbourhood Safety Corp, Mr. Moshood Bolaji, by assailants suspected to be cultists in the community, the operatives of the Lagos State Police Command, have arrested over 70 suspected cultists in a major clampdown against cultism across the state. According to the Police, some of

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Over 2000 Surulere, Aguda and Ijeshatedo residents screened for HIV

A non-governmental organization, Joy Welfare and Charity Ministry, an arm of C & S Movement Church, Surulere, Lagos in commemoration of Nigeria’s Independence day celebration held a three day health programme in collaboration with Rotarians for Family Health and AIDS Prevention. The programme which commenced on Saturday, September 30th was held

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Aguda, Ogba residents storm Ikeja Electric office in protest

Residents of Oke-Ira, Aguda and Ogba communities staged a protest march to the Ikeja Electricity Distribution Company office yesterday, Thursday, September 28, 2017. The residents stormed the office of the power distribution company in protest of the crazy electricity bills served to the communities. According to the leader of the protest, Mr.

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UNILAG undergraduate arraigned for alleged rape

A 400-level student of University of Lagos (UNILAG), Oluwaseyi Anyiam, yesterday, Thursday, August 17, 2017, appeared before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court for allegedly defiling a fellow student. The suspect who pleaded not guilty, is studying Actuarial Science and resides at Ogundare Street, Aguda, Surulere, Lagos. The prosecutor, Simeon Imhonwa, said the accused

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