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Primero Transport Services Ltd., operator of the Lagos Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) may withdraw its services on May 25, due to logistics problems and other issues, an authoritative source disclosed on Friday.

BRT operator: Why we sacked over 300 drivers in one year

Primero Transport Services Limited, operator of the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) in Lagos, said that it had sacked no fewer than 300 drivers in the past year, to ensure the safety of its commuters.
The police command in Ekiti on Friday confirmed the killing of a police officer as gunmen allegedly abducted a Chinese expatriate in Ado Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital.

Eight ‘gunmen’ killed, vehicles recovered in Imo

Eight people suspected to be hoodlums operating under the name “unknown gunmen” on Thursday night were gunned down in a gun battle with joint security operatives.
The House of Representatives, Tuesday, intervened in the conflict between telecommunication companies and banks over N42billion debts from Unstructured Supplementary Service Data(USSD).

House investigate ticket racketeering at train stations

The House of Representatives has launched an investigation into alleged ticket racketeering at the Abuja and Kaduna railway stations.
Primero Transport Services Ltd., operator of the Lagos Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) may withdraw its services on May 25, due to logistics problems and other issues, an authoritative source disclosed on Friday.

BRT operator: We are struggling to import vehicle parts

Primero Transport Services Limited, on Sunday, said that inflation and its inability to access forex to import vehicle parts’ were hindering its efforts at reviving its faulty buses and providing seamless services to its passengers.

Imo: Hausa settlement blocked after gunmen attack

The Douglas road leading to Amawusa in Owerri, Imo state, Tuesday morning was blocked by the military men stationed in that area, after an attack by unknown gunmen on Monday night.
Measures initiated by security agencies to beef up surveillance in Owerri have resulted in traffic gridlocks in major roads in the state capital and its environs.

Measures to enhance security in Owerri cause traffic gridlock

Measures initiated by security agencies to beef up surveillance in Owerri have resulted in traffic gridlocks in major roads in the state capital and its environs.
The partial closure of Nigeria’s land border with neighbours will continue beyond January 2020 and will only be terminated until the set objectives are achieved.

Ex-NLC leader advocates effective border policing, technology

A former Vice-President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Emmanuel Nted, has advised the federal government to adopt effective border policing to protect the country’s porous borders from infiltration by criminals and enemies of the state.
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Eleven people killed in Kwara auto crash

Eleven people have been killed in an Ilorin road crash, says the Federal Road Safety Corps.
The Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria, IPMAN has appealed to the Federal Government to stay action on the implementation of the new ex-depot price.

Fuel queues: IPMAN calls for N148.18 official price enforcement

Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) on Wednesday reiterated the need for enforcement of official price of N148.18 in order to ensure availability of premium motor spirit, otherwise known as petrol.
Babajide Sanwo-Olu, governor of Lagos, says the state will spend over N100 billion to construct the 37-kilometre rail mass transit red line project.

Governor Sanwo-Olu: Lagos to spend over N100 billion on new rail project

The Governor of Lagos, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, says the state will spend over N100 billion to construct the 37-kilometre rail mass transit red line project.
The Federal Government has given end of December this year to complete the ongoing construction and rehabilitation of Abuja-Lokoja Highway.

Nigerian government’s efforts on road projects in Southwest deserve commendation – road users

Some motorists and commuters in the South-West zone of the country have commended the Federal Government for its strides in infrastructural development, particularly in the areas of road construction and rehabilitation.
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Four soldiers, others dead as terrorists attack military base in Borno

Suspected armed Boko Haram terrorists on Friday invaded a military base in Kamuya village of Biu Local Government Area of Borno State, leaving four soldiers and many terrorists feared dead, sources have said.

NSF: Team Nasarawa attacked, one feared dead

Team Nasarawa contingent to the just concluded 2020 National Sports Festival (NSF) in Benin City, Edo State escaped death on Thursday nightwhile returning to Laifa.
Scores of the Boko Haram sect feared dead when the armed group clashed with military troops along Maiduguri- Damaturu highway on Sunday morning.

Two soldiers die as troops repel terrorists in Borno

Two soldiers have died during an attack on Boko Haram terrorists by troops of the Nigerian Army in Damasak, the headquarters of Mobbar Local Government Area of Borno State.
The Lagos government has released a travel advisory for motorists and commuters ahead of this Saturday’s 6th Access Bank Lagos City Marathon.

Marathon: Lagos issues travel advisory

The Lagos government has released a travel advisory for motorists and commuters ahead of this Saturday’s 6th Access Bank Lagos City Marathon.
The police command in Ekiti on Friday confirmed the killing of a police officer as gunmen allegedly abducted a Chinese expatriate in Ado Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital.

Bandits kill nine, abduct others on Kaduna-Kachia road

No fewer than nine people have been reportedly killed by bandits, while an unspecified number were abducted along the Kaduna-Kachia road.
The police command in Ekiti on Friday confirmed the killing of a police officer as gunmen allegedly abducted a Chinese expatriate in Ado Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital.

Panic as ‘hoodlums’ shot sporadically in Owerri

Suspected hoodlums on Monday shot sporadically at MCC junction in Owerri metropolis.
The Federal Government has given end of December this year to complete the ongoing construction and rehabilitation of Abuja-Lokoja Highway.

Nigerian government to complete Abuja-Lokoja highway by December

Smiles will soon come on the faces of commuters and motorists as the Federal Government has given end of December this year to complete the ongoing construction and rehabilitation of Abuja-Lokoja Highway.
Speaking at the inauguration of a 969-metre `Rebisi’ dual carriage flyover in Port Harcourt, on Saturday, Minister of Works and Housing, by Mr Babatunde Fashola, who made the pronouncement also said that the Federal Government “is not in competition with any state’’ of the federation over project implementation.

Minister inspects road projects, defends Nigerian government’s borrowing

The Minister of Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, has visited the Abuja-Keffi and Akwanga-Makurdi expressways on an on-the-spot assessment of the extent of work on the critical inter-regional arteries.
The Primero Transport Services Ltd., operator of the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) in Lagos, has suspended operations of the Ikorodu to Tafawa Balewa Square (TBS) route from Wednesday.

BRT suspends operations on Ikorodu TBS routes

The Primero Transport Services Ltd., operator of the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) in Lagos, has suspended operations of the Ikorodu to Tafawa Balewa Square (TBS) route from Wednesday.
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Police arrest ‘robbers’ with 11 phones, N139, 000

“The combined team of policemen and local Vigilante men on patrol sighted the suspects at the Ikorodu Round About while allegedly robbing innocent commuters and passers by in the area, and were arrested.

One dies, 8 injured in Kano metropolis crash

A fatal road crash at Veterinary clinic general area, Unguwa Uku, along the busy Zaria road, Kano claimed one life, as 8 others were injured on Sunday .

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Eid-el-Fitr: Imo governor assures residents of safety

The governor, who spoke at Government House at the occasion commemorating this year’s Eid-el-Fitr, said that his administration had put all safety measures in place to ensure that nobody living in the state was harmed.
Nigerian soldiers stand at the ready at the headquarters of the 120th Battalion in Goniri, Yobe State, in Nigeria's restive northeast. (Audu Marte, AFP)

Ondo: Military, police destroy ‘criminal camp’

Combined security operatives on Friday embarked on a show of force in some riverine communities of Ondo State during which they destroyed a suspected criminal camp at Asere in Ese-Odo Local Government Area.
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Sallah: CAN urges Nigerians to have hope in God

The Chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria, Kano State chapter, Reverend Adeolu Samuel Adeyemo, has urged Nigerians to have hope in God and not give up on issues bedevilling the country.
Google said on Thursday that it signed a deal with Elon Musk’s SpaceX to use the space company’s growing satellite internet service, Starlink, with its cloud unit.

Elon Musk’s SpaceX inks satellite connectivity deal with Google Cloud

Google said on Thursday that it signed a deal with Elon Musk’s SpaceX to use the space company’s growing satellite internet service, Starlink, with its cloud unit. SpaceX will install Starlink terminals at Google’s cloud data centers around the world, aiming to utilize the cloud for Starlink customers and enabling Google to use the satellite network’s speedy internet for its enterprise cloud customers.
Comedian, TV show anchor Ellen DeGeneres will get a lifetime achievement award at the Golden Globes next year recognizing her 25-year career on U.S. television, organizers said on Monday.

Ellen DeGeneres ends 19 years of TV hosting

Popular American comedian, Ellen DeGeneres, says she will end her talk show after almost two decades.

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Cristiano Ronaldo and Pep Guardiola were honoured at the Globe Soccer Awards in Dubai, the duo named player and coach of the century respectively.

Cristiano Ronaldo, Zlatan Ibrahimovic face off in battle for Champions spot

Dethroned Juventus host AC Milan on Sunday in a clash of former Serie A title hopefuls now fighting to qualify for the Champions League.
In Sans Pietro Vernotico, on April 11, 1991, the Spanish-Brazilian Thiago Alcantara do Nascimento was born. He plays for the Spanish national team and is the midfielder for Liverpool, the Premier League defending champions.

Thiago Alcantara explains celebration after breaking Liverpool goal duck against Southampton

Thiago Alcantara is finally off the mark for Liverpool, with his goal duck broken in a Premier League meeting with Southampton, and the Spain international has been explaining his celebration.

FCT: CP orders police patrols; stop, search operations

Ahead of the Muslim Eid-fitri celebration, the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Police Commissioner, Mr. Bala Ciroma, yesterday ordered patrols across the territory.
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APC urges South-South governors to convene stakeholders meeting over Insecurity

The APC in Rivers State has called on governors of the South-South to call for an urgent meeting to address growing threats to the security of the region.
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Refinery rehabilitation: NNPC tasks contractor on project completion

The Nigerian National Petroleum corporation (NNPC) has tasked the Contractor rehabilitating the Port Harcourt Refineries Companies (PHRC) to ensure completion of the project at the estimated time frame.