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Police React to Tragic Incident in Okota

INSIDEMAINLAND – The State Police Spokesman, SP Benjamin Hundeyin has reacted to the tragic death of a 15-year-old boy, Chukwuemeka Jerome, who was allegedly murdered at 54 Niyi Onilare Street, off Lateef Adegboyega street, Ago-Okota, Lagos Mainland. INSIDEMAINLAND gathered that the victim was found dead with his hands tied with a rope behind him and […]

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Businesses Cripple as Flood Sacks Residents In Okota

INSIDEMAINLAND – Commuters, residents and business owners have lamented the constant struggle with flood on the popular Ibiwoye road in Ago Palace Way Okota and other nearby roads in Oshodi-Isolo Local Council of Lagos Mainland. INSIDEMAINLAND gathered that the heavy downpours and thick drainage systems repair made the flood worse. Several commuters were spotted stranded […]

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What Mainlanders Should Know About The Current Blackout

INSIDEMAINLAND – The management of Ikeja Electric Power Distribution Company has called for calm from consumers across some Lagos Mainland communities. In an official statement released on Saturday, 29th January 2022, and obtained by InsideMainland, the power company wrote: Dear Esteemed Customer, The power outage you have been experiencing in certain parts of our network […]

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[PHOTOS] Clampdown on ‘Okada’ continues in Lagos

[PHOTOS] Clampdown on ‘Okada’ continues in Lagos INSIDEMAINLAND – The Lagos State Task Force has intensified its effort to ensure a total clear out of commercial motorcyclists known as Okada in the state. Operatives of the Lagos State Task Force yesterday, stormed Cele Bus Stop and Okota Road in a bid to enforce restrictions on […]

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Igbo community honours ex-APC Chairman and community leaders in Isolo LCDA

The leadership of Igbo speaking community in Lagos led by its President General, Chief Sunday Udeh, has honoured the immediate past Lagos State Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Hon. Henry Ajomale, the Osolo of Isolo, His Royal Majesty, Oba Kabiru Kolawole Agbabiaka and other community leaders in Isolo Local Council Development Area […]

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Girl repairing forklift in viral video last week offered scholarship by Minister for Youth and Sports

A 17-year-old girl identified as Kehinde Esther, has been offered a scholarship by the Minister of Youths and Sports, Sunday Dare, after a video of her repairing a forklift went viral. Twitter user @thepreciousada shared the video of her father interviewing the girl who he saw repairing a forklift at the Classic Bonded Terminal in […]

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Nobody was killed in Okota-Isolo election disruptions, Lagos Police Boss insists

The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Muazu Zubairu, has debunked rumours that over 10 people were killed in the electoral violence that erupted at Okota area of Isolo LCDA during last Saturday’s elections. The commissioner made this known on Monday, February 25, 2019 during a peace parley with the Osolo of Isolo, Oba Kabiru Agbabiaka, […]

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Ikeja Electricity Distribution Company is extorting us, Oshodi residents cry out

For every consumer, there has to be satisfaction derived for money exchanged for a service or product. However, this has not been the case between Ikeja Electricity Distribution Company (IKEDC) and residents of Oshodi and Mafoluku communities. It was gathered that abnormal estimated bills, irrational disconnection of electricity and collection of illegal and illegitimate charges […]

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Police arrest hotel employee for raiding customers’ rooms in Okota

Christopher Ogbu a 36-year-old staff of Arc Reception Hotel, Ago Palace Way, in Okota area of Lagos have been arrested by the State police after he allegedly stole and ran away with over $4,500, clothes and a bottle of holy water belonging to the hotel guest just three weeks after he was employed to work […]

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Okota residents angry about the deplorable state of their roads

InsideMainland readers in Okota have reacted angrily to the fact that their roads were not in the list the Lagos State Public Works Corporation said it has scheduled for immediate repairs in the coming days. The pictures said to have been taken around 7am this morning were sent to InsideMainland in response to the story we […]

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