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UPDATE: Abule-Egba death toll rises to five, 150 people displaced

by Paul Agada Two more people have been confirmed dead due to injuries sustained from the tragic pipeline explosion which affected Ekoro area of Abule-Egba, Lagos State, on Sunday, January 19, 2020, thereby increasing the death toll to five. According to the Director-General, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), Dr Oluwafemi Oke-Osanyintolu, five fatalities involving three adult

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3 Dead, properties razed in Abule Egba pipeline explosion

by Leslie Jacks Barely a year after the explosion caused by pipeline vandalism in Abule Egba community, Lagos Mainland, tragedy struck again in the same community yesterday, Sunday, January 19, 2020, following a massive explosion the rocked the community. The incident which threw residents of Abule Egba, Pipeline, U-Turn and Awori communities into deep panic occurred

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UPDATE: LASEMA rescues man trapped in Ago Palace building collapse

by Leslie Jacks In the aftermath of the collapse which occurred earlier today at Ago Palace Way, Okota, Lagos Mainland, the Lagos State Emergency Management Authority (LASEMA), has announced that the man trapped under the debris has been rescued. According the Agency, the victim is currently undergoing a treatment by the paramedic team. In addition, the

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Sanwo-Olu welcomes new members in cabinet reshuffle

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu has announced the appointment of three new members just as he made a reshuffle to his Executive cabinet. In a statement by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr. Gboyega Akosile which was obtained by InsideMainland, the Governor noted that portfolios were affected by the redeployment include ministries of Local

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Lumos Mobile Solar Powered Unit Goes Live On Jumia

In a move that would ensure increased access to its eco-friendly mobile solar energy service, Lumos, Nigeria's leading off-grid solar power energy solutions providers has launched its range of products on Jumia, Nigeria's leading online supermarket and e-commerce portal. In addition to this, the leading solar firm also announced a 20% discount on the listed products, Lumos

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Mixed reactions as FG declares Amotekun illegal

by Leslie Jacks In the aftermath of the declaration by the Federal Government that the newly launched security outfit in Western Nigeria, Amotekun, is illegal, top personalities and other influential figures have continued to react to the development. Recall that in a statement signed by the Special Assistant on Media and Public Relations to the Attorney General

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IN GBAGADA: Court remands suspected killers of Moradehun in prison

by Oluwasaye Racheal An Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court has ordered that the five men, who allegedly stabbed Moradeun Balogun on her way from work at a bus stop in Gbagada, Lagos Mainland, be remanded in a correctional facility. The deceased was stabbed on her neck with a knife on December 2, 2019, at around 7:00pm when

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LASG pulls down Fela statue at Allen – Photos

by Leslie Jacks The Lagos State Government (LASG) has pulled down the statue monument of Afrobeat legend, Fela Anikulapo Kuti, placed at the popular Allen Roundabout, Lagos Mainland. This is coming few years after the former Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode commissioned the statue of Afrobeat legend. Commenting on the development, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s

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Lagos Assembly invites Sanwo-Olu’s nominees for final screening

by Leslie Jacks The Lagos State House of Assembly has invited the 11 nominees for the State Executive Council, Civil Service Commission and the state House of Assembly Service Commission (LAHASCOM) for final screening on January 16, 2020. The Assembly made the resolution after adopting the report of an eight-man ad-hoc committee on the screening of

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