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Two dead, many injured as NURTW, RTEAN clash in Igando

by Oluwasaye Rachel Two persons were reported dead with scores injured as violent clash broke out yesterday between members of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) and the Road Transport Employers Association of Nigeria (RTEAN) over the control of the garages at the Akesan area of Igando, Lagos Mainland. The age-long

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Wawu! My wife demands bribe from me before sex – Pastor

A 48-year-old pastor, Abayomi Adegboyega, is seeking dissolution of his 16-year-old marriage, alleging that his wife always demands ‘bribe’ from him before sex. Adegboye told an Igando Customary Court in Lagos State, yesterday, to end the marriage on grounds that his wife, Risikat, denied him sex. He told the court: “My wife starves me of sex. She

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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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Good news for Alimosho LG residents; See the details here

Residents of Alimosho community, Lagos Mainland, have a reason to rejoice as the management of the Alimosho General Hospital, serving residents of the community, has completed the construction of six additional standard consultation rooms as part of efforts to ensure patients’ privacy during medical consultations. The additional rooms feature standard medical

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IN IGANDO: My husband sleeps with our daughters, my sister, house help – Woman tells court

A 63- year-old businesswoman, Mrs. Mabel Alli, on Friday, March 15, 2019, prayed an Igando Customary Court in Lagos Mainland, to end her 41-year-old marriage to husband, Richard, alleging that he sleeps with their daughters and has impregnated her sister. She told the court that her husband sexually molested all their three daughters and was

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Court remands female teacher for sexually assaulting 4-yr-old pupil in Igando

An Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court, yesterday, remanded a 29-year-old female teacher, Adejuyigbe Moni, who allegedly sexually assaulted her four-year-old pupil by inserting her fingers in the student’s vagina. The Chief Magistrate, Mrs Olufunke Sule-Amzat, ordered that the defendant should be kept in Kirikiri Prisons, Lagos Mainland, pending the receipt of legal advice from Lagos

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LASEMA launches new emergency response unit In Igando

Following InsideMainland’s earlier report on the planned move by the Lagos State Government (LASG) to open a new emergency response unit at Igando, Lagos Mainland, InsideMainland can report that the emergency responders attached to the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) now have a response unit in the community. The government has renewed its commitment to improving

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IN IGANDO: Cleric who defiled five-year-old remanded in prison

An Ikeja Magistrate Court has ordered the remandment of Abdulsalam Salaudeen, a 43-year-old Islamic cleric who allegedly defiled a five-year-old female pupil placed under his care in Igando community, Lagos Mainland. The suspect was arraigned last Wednesday after a defilement suit was filed against him by the Nigeria Police Force (NFP). The defendant denied committing the

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