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Tag: Lagos Mainland

LASG To Demolish Four Petrol Stations On Ikorodu Road To Build BRT Lanes, Parks
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LASG To Demolish Four Petrol Stations On Ikorodu Road To Build BRT Lanes, Parks

Barring any last minute changes, four popular filling stations on Ikorodu road, Lagos Mainland, will be demolished by the Lagos State Government to make way for fresh developments in the axis, InsideMainland can authoritatively report. InsideMainland reliably gathered that four filling stations including Oando branch at Maryland and Idiroko, Mobil at Maryland and Conoil along Anthony, Ikorodu road will be demolished by the government to make way for a road expansion and the construction of new BRT lanes and parks. At the moment, the filling stations have been marked for demolition by the officials of the Lagos State Ministry of Physical Planning and Urban Development with some businesses occupying the properties already shut down. In addition, some of the businesses had alread...
Two People Sitting On Train, Fall, Die In Lagos
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Two People Sitting On Train, Fall, Die In Lagos

At least two persons have been confirmed dead and one injured after a train averted a collusion with an abandoned commercial bus. The incident occurred Friday morning at Pen Cinema, Agege, Lagos Mainland. It was gathered that the three victims were sitting atop the train when it veered upon sighting the bus from afar. Witnesses said the deceased fell on the rail line and was shredded by the moving train, while the other two fell by the bus, losing some body parts. The train was said to have continued its journey, oblivious of the casualties. . . Irked by the incident, hoodlums, it was gathered, set the bus ablaze as onlookers rushed the injured to nearby Orile-Agege General Hospital.
BREAKING: Pipeline Explosion Rocks Isheri Expressway
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BREAKING: Pipeline Explosion Rocks Isheri Expressway

A pipeline explosion has been reported at Iyana – Odo axis of Lasu- Isheri expressway. It was gathered that the incident occurred some minutes after 9am on Thursday morning. Residents and motorists were seen scampering for safety. As at time of this report, cause of the explosion was not determined. The exploded pipeline connects Ayobo community in the Ipaja end of Lagos Mainland. VIDEO: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BNP7A44ydiA
Full List Of Chairmen, Vice Chairmen Elected In Saturday’s LG Poll In Lagos State
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Full List Of Chairmen, Vice Chairmen Elected In Saturday’s LG Poll In Lagos State

While the All Progressives Congress cleared all the chairmanship seats, the Peoples Democratic Party and Accord Party had seven councillors between them. Chairmen and Vice Chairman for the 20 local government areas and 37 local development council areas of Lagos State elected on Saturday were on Tuesday inaugurated by the State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode. While the All Progressives Congress cleared all the chairmanship seats, the Peoples Democratic Party and Accord Party had seven councillors between them. Below are the names of the elected chairmen and vice chairmen: AGBADO OKE-ODO AROGUN, Augustine Adeoye Chairman FAMUYIWA David Oladapo Vice Chairman AGBOYI-KETU OLADELE Oshinowo Chairman MUFALIU Olatunji Okusi Vice Chairman AGEGE EGUNJOBI Ganiyu Kola Chairman O...
Freeze Mocks Lagos Mainland Following Heavy Floods
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Freeze Mocks Lagos Mainland Following Heavy Floods

Media personality, Daddy Freeze has taken a swipe at those living on Lagos mainland after some areas were flooded yesterday. He also showed the difference between Lagos Island and the mainland after heavy downpour. He wrote The mainland/Island war has taken another dimension! Lol!Even in times of extreme weather, ?Island #swag remains intact!#Island #Mainland This comes a few weeks after the Island was floodedand those on the mainland mocked people staying on the Island for paying so much money to live in flooded areas.'
Don’t Complain Against Govt If You Didn’t Vote – Sen. Tinubu
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Don’t Complain Against Govt If You Didn’t Vote – Sen. Tinubu

Sen. Oluremi Tinubu on Saturday said that eligible voters in Lagos State who did not cast their votes in the local government elections would not be justified to complain against local councils. Oluremi, representing Lagos Central, said this in Lagos in an interview with journalists in her residence in Bourdillon, Ikoyi. The wife of a former Governor of the State and National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Chief Bola Tinubu, spoke with newsmen after casting her vote. “This is the time to show solidarity for the government; we believe that this government is working. This is the time that everybody should perform his/her civic duty,’’ she said. The senator said that voting was a way to hold governments accountable. “It is not for you but for your generation yet unbo...
New Land Survey Fees Begin In Lagos, Threaten Home Ownership
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New Land Survey Fees Begin In Lagos, Threaten Home Ownership

Hopes of cheaper construction cost and land ownership for prospective property developers may still be a pipe dream going by fresh increase in land survey fees in Lagos area by the Nigerian Institution of Surveyors (NIS). The increase by Lagos chapter of the institution, which may act as a test bed for professional scale of fees in the built environment sector has ruffled feathers in the housing industry. Other professional bodies are watching how events will unfold, while experts and private developers foresee increase in lands and housing cost. The chapter had raised the land survey plan fees by over 300 per cent, starting from April 1. The fees cut across different zones of the state. For instance, Ikorodu, Epe, Badagry Ojo and Ajeromi Ifelodun local government that is currently N...
Boat Conductor Kills Passenger’s Brother In Lekki Area Of Lagos
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Boat Conductor Kills Passenger’s Brother In Lekki Area Of Lagos

The police have launched a manhunt for a boat conductor, Kole Adebayo, over the death of Abiona Ajisefinni at Igbogun village in Lekki Local Council Development Area of Lagos State on February 15. Last Friday, the police arrested the community’s Baale, Adekunle Onileiyan, but granted him bail to enable him produce the suspect. It was gathered that Adebayo’s father, a boat operator, was billed to attend a meeting at the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department (SCIID) Panti, Yaba, but did not show up. His absence was said to have prompted the arrest of the Baale who came to represent him. According to sources, Adebayo stabbed the deceased with a sharp object while working as a conductor aboard his father’s boat. It was gathered that the suspect had a disagreem...
UK Okays Diezani’s Trial For “Money Laundering”
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UK Okays Diezani’s Trial For “Money Laundering”

All is set for the trial of a former Minister of Petroleum Resources Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke, and four others in London for alleged corrupt practices. The trial has been fixed for June and more evidence were hauled to the United Kingdom at the weekend. Part of the evidence are the proceedings of a Federal High Court in respect of the order of final forfeiture of $153million allegedly traced to the ex-minister. It was also learnt that one of the suspects had been found at a hideout in London and placed under surveillance. There have been reports that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) was negotiating with Mrs. Alison-Madueke. The EFCC yesterday said it was not engaged in any secret negotiation with her. According to a source in the anti-graft agency, who ...
Jimmy Jatt and Friends Shut Down Lagos Mainland With Jimmy’s Jump Off
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Jimmy Jatt and Friends Shut Down Lagos Mainland With Jimmy’s Jump Off

The Lagos Mainland edition of DJ Jimmy Jatt’s popular concert tagged Jimmy’s Jump Off left a mammoth crowd of fun-seekers with unforgettable memories. The event attracted the biggest Disc Jockeys in the country and they took turns on the wheels of steel to give fun-seekers an exhilarating experience. The open-air venue at the car park of Ikeja City Mall was transformed into a carnival ground while the insatiable crowd gyrated to loud music from top Nigerian artistes who came all out to support the veteran Disc Jockey. A major highlight of the night was when DJ Jimmy Jatt joined Terry G on stage during the highly-riveting performance of his popular songs. It was the first time that the two entertainers would be performing together on stage after the veteran DJ publicly reprimanded ...

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