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Easter: Long weekend for Mainlanders as FG declares Friday, Monday, public holidays

The Federal Government has declared Friday, April 19 and Monday, April 22, 2019 as public holidays to mark the 2019 Easter celebration. The development was made public in a statement by Mr Georgina Ehuriah, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Interior. The Minister of Interior, Lt.- Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau, who made the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government, enjoined

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Third Mainland Bridge: Lagos Mainland residents react to 27 months road closure

Following the planned move by the Federal Government to close parts of the usually busy Third Mainland Bridge for repair works which is proposed to last for 27 months, the news have drawn massive reactions from different sections of the community. According to some Lagos Mainland residents who expressed their thoughts

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Was your farm wrecked by bird flu? This information is for you

No fewer than 26 farmers whose farms were affected by the Bird Flu influenza between 2015 and 2016 have been compensated with N42million by the Federal Government through the Lagos State Government. The Commissioner for Agriculture, Mr. Oluwatoyin Suarau disclosed that the compensation was given in order to reduce the effect

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Checkout the Lagos, FG conclusion on Jibowu, Costain bridges

Weeks after InsideMainland reported the plans of the Federal Government to demolish the Jibowu and Costain pedestrian bridges as part of the ongoing construction work of the $1.5bn Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge rail project, the Federal and Lagos State Governments have reached an agreement to pull down the bridges. Speaking on the

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Long weekend for Mainlanders as FG declares Friday public holiday

The Federal Government has declared Friday, 1st December, 2017 as Public Holiday to mark the Eid-El-Maulud Celebration. The Honourable Minister of Interior, Lt Gen. (Rtd) Abdulrahman Bello Dambazau, Ph.D, CFR, who made the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government, enjoined all Muslim faithful and Nigerians to use the Eid-El-Maulud Celebration

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Tension in Ikeja GRA as LASG issues demolition notice to Muiz Banire’s mum

There is palpable tension on Remi Fani-Kayode Street, Ikeja GRA, Lagos Mainland, after the Lagos State Government through its Ministry of Physical Planning and Urban Development, issued Alhaja Sarat Banire, the mother of the National Legal Adviser of the ruling All Progressives Congress, Dr Muiz Banire, a demolition notice. According to

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Why Jibowu and Costain pedestrian bridges will be demolished

Business owners and residents of Jibowu, Ojuelegba and Costain ends of Lagos Mainland should brace up for a torrid time with traffic along the axes as the Federal Government has announced two pedestrian bridges in the community would be demolished. The plan according to the government is part of the ongoing

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After years of neglect, Ikorodu – Sagamu road finally set for repair

After decades of neglect by the Federal Government, residents, motorists and other commuters who ply the decrepit Ikorodu – Sagamu road have a reason to heave a sigh of relief as the road is finally set for rehabilitation. Months after the Ikorodu lawmaker representing Ikorodu Constituency in the House of Representatives,

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