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Houses burnt as explosion rocks Amuwo Odofin

by Damilola Agekameh A pipeline explosion occurred at Abule-Ado area near Festac town in Amuwo Odofin, Lagos Mainland earlier today, Sunday, March 15, 2020. The massive blast has reportedly rocked neighbouring areas, sparking a massive blaze that has destroyed nearby buildings including a school. Plumes of smoke have been seen rising into the sky as the area has been

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IN FESTAC: Man confesses to stabbing sex worker to death for denying him sex

A suspected murderer, Bidemi Mojuba, who was arrested in FESTAC, Amuwo-Odofin area of Lagos Mainland, for allegedly stabbing a lady, simply identified as Christy, said he regretted his action, which was due to her refusal to have sexual intercourse with him. Bidemi, aged 26, who confessed to interrogators that the deceased did nothing to him and

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IN AMUWO-ODOFIN: LG Chief suspends Okada riders

The Executive Chairman of Amuwo-Odofin Local Government, Lagos Mainland, Engr. Valentine Buraimoh, has suspended the operations of commercial riders in the local government. This decision was made after a meeting that involved various stakeholders in the LGA including The Okada Union. Residents had complained bitterly about the ill-mannered activities of the bike

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Get In here! AmuwoDecides 2019 political debate set to hold in Festac; See the Details

Ahead of the forthcoming 2019 general elections, InsideMainland, in partnership with Festaconline, an hyperlocal media brand  (Festaconline.com.ng) with support from various organizations and brands has put together the second edition of Amuwodecides, a grassroots and community focused debate amongst candidates vying for electoral positions in the Lagos State House of Assembly and the Federal House of

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IN AMUWO ODOFIN: Party leaders throw weight behind Lanre Sanusi

Ahead of the forthcoming primaries of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the 2019 general elections, the party leaders in Amuwo Odofin and Oriade communities have endorsed Prince Lanre Sanusi, as the preferred party candidate to represent the community in the House of Representatives. Sanusi, a Tax Regulation Consultant and Business

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Checkout when the next allocation for Rent-To-Own houses will commence

The Lagos State Government (LASG) has reassured prospective home owners that they will celebrate the next Christmas in their new homes, saying allocation of the houses will start in October. The State Commissioner for Housing, Gbolahan Lawal, made the disclosure after an inspection tour of some of the housing projects across

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Ikorodu resident tells InsideMainland how SARS extorted him in Festac

The continuous harassment and extortion faced by residents of Lagos Mainland in the hands of the operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) appear not to be nearing its end soon. This is as a result of the ordeal of another resident who narrated his experience in the hands of

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IN AMUWO: Gunmen kills Police escort, escapes with millions of naira

Reports have it that the operatives of the Lagos State Police Command have apprehended some gunmen who attacked a vehicle in Amuwo Odofin, Lagos Mainland, killing the police escort, identified only as Sergeant Musa, and then escaping with the sum of N3m. According to a report by Punch, the robbers also

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Here’s why you need to be worried if you live in a gated street

The Special Taskforce Committee set up by Lagos State Government on demolition of gated streets has begun enforcement exercise on the removal of gates at both the metropolitan and suburb areas of the State that failed to comply with the government’s directive on Gated Streets regulation. Recall that the Lagos State

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