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Old Mutual supports LASG’s remote learning drive in vulnerable communities

In response to the Covid-19 inspired shutdown of schools in Lagos State, the Nigerian subsidiary of the pan-African insurance firm and global financial services provider, Old Mutual Limited, has partnered the Lagos State Ministry of Education to drive remote learning for students in vulnerable communities. Senior representatives from Old Mutual and

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25 days of darkness; Iwaya residents claim EKEDC deliberately punishing them

Weeks after InsideMainland reported the total blackout in Onike and Iwaya communities, Lagos Mainland, the neighbourhood is still in total darkness leaving the residents without electricity for more than twenty-five days. Recall that InsideMainland reported how residents of the community expressed their dissatisfaction on the neglect by disco company, Eko Electricity

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IMPRESSIVE: Residents to now use pre-paid water meters in Lagos

The Lagos State Water Corporation (LSWC) has deployed over 17,000 prepaid meters in its first phase of installing water meters in houses in communities on the Lagos Mainland and other parts of the state. The corporation’s Public Affairs Officer, Mr Rasaq Anifowoshe, made the disclosure noting that “the areas that benefited

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Don’t tamper with water meters, Lagos Water Corporation warns Mainlanders

Water is life and without water, thousands of people will struggle to survive as life and water can’t be separated. As a result, the Lagos State Water Corporation on Tuesday, 17, 2017 urged residents of the State to embrace and support its new innovations and the ongoing water exercise by the

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Police apprehends owner of Yaba shrine over murder of toddler

Three months after a kidnapped four-year-old girl was allegedly used as sacrifice in Iwaya, Yaba, Lagos Mainland, security operatives of the Lagos State Police Command have arrested the owner of the shrine. The suspect, Olalekan Olastise who resides in Ikorodu community reportedly fled the area after news of the killing became

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LASG shuts plank market in Oko-Baba

Days after the Lagos State Government (LASG) demolished more than 200 structures in Iwaya - Yaba,  the government has ordered the immediate closure of a plank market in the area. Earlier today, the government ordered the immediate closure of the plank market in Oko-Baba Extension by Wright Street in Yaba Local

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Cries as LASG demolish structures in Iwaya – Yaba

Residents and occupants of Abete community in Iwaya - Yaba were thrown into a restive mood yesterday, August 18, 2017, following the demolition of structures in the area by the Lagos State Government. The demolition exercise claimed no fewer than 200 houses with residents insisting they can't fathom why the government

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Shock as suspected ritualists murder toddler in Iwaya – Lagos

Residents of Ogbe Close, Iwaya – Yaba were thrown into apprehension following the murder of a four-year-old girl identified as Farida Sulaiman in the community. The child was reportedly slaughtered by suspected ritualists in a shrine at 28, Ogbe Close Iwaya on Tuesday, August 15, 2017. According to New Telegraph, the

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