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Following complaints of racketeering and sundry ills by passengers plying the Abuja-Kaduna railway corridor, the federal government, Thursday, launched the e-ticketing solution in Abuja, the nation’s capital.
Crime has no ethnic face. When criminality is defined according to ethnic origin or religion, social cohesion is threatened. There are people of criminal inclinations in every group, race, place and religion. In fact, we defeat the fight against insecurity if we lend ourselves to ethnic prejudices.
The Minister of Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola on Thursday reaffirmed the Federal Government’s commitment to the speedy completion and reopening of the Third Mainland Bridge to traffic on Feb. 15.
Director of the VIS Lagos Engr. Akin George Fashola , said that for the country and Lagos State in particular to battle the deadly Covid-19 virus to a halt, there was need for drivers and commuters to abide by all safety measures.
Assistant Corps Marshal Adeleye, the Zonal Commanding Officer, Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, Zone RS12, comprising the said states, stated this while monitoring the Mobile Court sittings going on within the Zone as part of an assessment of the ongoing Operation Zero Tolerance for Traffic Crashes 2020 (OZ-2020).
The Commissioner of Police in Kaduna State, CP Umar Muri, has ordered the immediate deployment of more personnel and logistics in an effort to curb the activities of criminal elements along the Kaduna-Birni Gwari road and to also restore public confidence particularly in the affected communities and road users.
One person was reportedly killed, yesterday, with over 20 others abducted by gunmen along Mungi-Buga in Gwari-Gadabuke village, Toto Local Government Area of Nasarawa State.
More than 50 motorists, passengers including a United Nations Humanitarian Worker (Abubakar Garba Idris) have been abducted by suspected terrorists along the deadly Maiduguri-Jakana-Damaturu 135km federal highway.
The Corps Marshal of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Mr Boboye Oyeyemi, has commended the Minister of Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, for aiding the speedy removal of a fallen tanker on the Lagos-Ibadan expressway.
The FRSC made this known in a press statement by the Sector Commander, FRSC Ogun State, Umar Ahmed, titled, ‘Clearance of Obstruction along Lagos-Ibadan Expressway’, on Friday.
At least, three soldiers were killed while many others sustained injuries when the troops’ convoy ran into landmines planted by suspected Boko Haram insurgents along Maiduguri/Gomboru Ngala road on Monday, according to sources.
The Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Directorate of Road Traffic Services (DRTS), says it will begin the issuance of special identification numbers to commercial drivers operating in the territory.
As the country continues to record a surge in infection rate the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has warned all commercial transport operators, commuters and private car owners against flouting COVID-19 protocols.
Former Governor of Imo State, Senator Rochas Okorocha and the incumbent, Governor Hope Uzodinma are on one another’s throat over a demolition spree going on in the State.
Real Madrid playmaker Martin Ødegaard will join Arsenal on loan for the rest of the season after the clubs agreed to terms this evening.
Two young men suspected to be kidnappers have been arrested in Supare Akoko in Akoko South West Local Government Area of Ondo State while trying to abduct a child in his family house.
The Police in Benue on Sunday said a robbery suspect was set ablaze by an angry mob while attempting to steal a motorcycle in Makurdi.
Deputy President to late OPC founder, Otunba Wasiu Afolabi, in a statement on Sunday, further said the arrest order on Yoruba rights activist Sunday Adeyemo popularly known as Sunday Igboho is “misguided and provocative.”
The coming second impeachment trial of former U.S. President Donald Trump on a charge of inciting the deadly storming of the Capitol has aggravated a rift among his fellow Republicans that was on full display on Sunday.
Incoming U.S. president Joe Biden will announce America’s return to the international Paris Agreement to fight climate change on Wednesday, the centerpiece of a raft of day-one executive orders aimed at restoring U.S. leadership in combating global warming.
The Federal High Court in Lagos yesterday ordered the remand of two businessmen, Vanger Luper and Bright Ogbuagu, at the correctional centre in Ikoyi for allegedly adulterating automobile engine oil.
Some sports journalists in Lagos have joined other sports enthusiasts in the country to mourn Joe Erico, a former Green Eagles goalkeeper who died on Thursday after a brief illness.
The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has called for dialogue over tribal clashes in Oyo State and appealed to the Federal Government to apply caution in handling the fragile situation.
No fewer than 2,000 people across 20 local governments in Oyo State have benefitted from the empowerment programme organised by Sen. Teslim Folarin (APC-Oyo Central).