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‘Flood has washed away our road’; Asolo – Isawo residents cry out to Ambode

Every year, residents of the Alasalatu, Asolo – Isawo road, Agric communities in Ikorodu West Local Government Area are deprived from carrying out their daily activities due to continuous flooding caused by the rainy season. The situation is further heightened by a road project which has been abandoned for years, causing

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Finally, defective Fadeyi Pedestrian Bridge gets government attention; see restriction details

More than 11 months since InsideMainland exclusively reported the difficulties faced by Fadeyi residents and other commuters who use the now defective Fadeyi steel pedestrian bridge daily, the situation has finally gotten government attention. Recall that InsideMainland reported the appeal of Fadeyi and other Lagos Mainland residents to the Lagos State

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Police arraigns suspect for allegedly raping minor in Surulere

The operatives of the Lagos State Police Command has arraigned a father of four, Leonard Ekeh, before a Lagos State Chief Magistrate Court, sitting at Bode Thomas area of the state, for allegedly raping an eight year-old minor. Ekeh was docked before the court on two counts charge of unlawful sexual

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Four arraigned in court for one of the most bizarre offences

Four men have been arraigned at an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court in Lagos for allegedly stealing 356 bags of cashew nuts worth N25million from a businessman identified as Tajudeen Salimon. The accused - Azeez Raimi, Olufemi Kayode, Adeboye Bakare, and Tunde Hassan, residents of Agege, Lagos, were charged with conspiracy, stealing and

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Lagos Task Force clamps down on criminal Okada riders, convicts 21 at Mile 2

Operatives of the Lagos State Task Force, yesterday, August 8, 2017, impounded 146 motorcycles, popularly called Okada, and prosecuted 21 riders, who were sentenced to two weeks imprisonment. The Chairman of the task force, Police Superintendent Olayinka Egbeyemi, clarified that the enforcement operations were carried out based on a series of

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How hackers defrauded Lagos State House of Assembly Speaker of over N9million

The State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department, SCIID, Panti, Yaba, of the Lagos State Police Command, has arraigned three men before a Federal High Court for allegedly defrauding the Speaker of Lagos State House of Assembly, Mr. Mudashiru Obasa, of N9.2 million. The three men, Frank Nwokobia, 27; Ezeoke Kanayochukwu, 25,

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Bomb scare at Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Ikeja

There was pandemonium yesterday, August 8, 2017, at Murtala Muhammed International Airport, MMIA, following the discovery of an alleged bomb planted by some unscrupulous persons. The incident was followed by an alarm raised by workers arriving at the hajj and cargo terminal area who discovered the unattended bag. According to a

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Lagos assures indigent residents of free legal service

Lagos State Government, through the Public Advice Centre (PAC), has advised the indigent residents of Lagos State to take advantage of the free legal service offered by the government for resolution of their legal problems. The Director, Public Advice Centre (PAC), Mrs Tola Akinyemi, gave the advice during a roadshow at

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How a serial rapist was arrested in Isolo

Operatives of the Lagos State Police Command, over the weekend arrested an alleged serial rapist for defiling a five-year-old girl. It was gathered that the suspect was arrested after a tenant caught him in the shameful act. The suspect, Emeka Kingsley, a resident of Osoyintola Street in Ilasamaja, Isolo Local Council

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