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Addressing a news conference in Lagos on Wednesday, Setonji David, the lawmaker representing Badagry Constituency II in Lagos House of Assembly, said that the road had become a “national embarrassment.”

Lagos assemblyman raises alarm as 14 drown on Badagry waterways

A Lagos Lawmaker, Mr David Setonji, has raised alarm over the total collapse of Lagos-Badagry expressway following the drowning of 14 persons en route to the coastal city last Wednesday.
Governor of Delta State, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa, has confirmed that one his daughters has tested positive to coronavirus.

Delta governor warns residents, traders against harbouring criminals

Delta State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, yesterday warned residents of the State, particularly traders against harbouring criminals, insisting that it was a source of security risk to the entire state.
The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs Zainab Ahmed on Saturday met with the leadership of the National Assembly to intimate it with an Executive proposal to establish a N500 billion COVID-19 Crisis Intervention Fund.

Senate invites finance, works ministers, others over road projects

The Senate committee on finance has invited the Minister of Finance, Zainab Ahmed, over the funding status of three federal government legacy road projects estimated to cost N2.7 trillion.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police parade five teenage suspected highway robbers in Ogun

Ogun state police on Sunday paraded five teenage suspected armed robbers operating on Lagos-Ibadan highway.
Dr Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, the Director-General, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), has warned residents to stop building structures on waterways.

Two dead as 20-ft container falls on bus in Lagos

The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) has said two persons died while three were injured when a 20-feet container fell on a commercial bus at Ilasamaja on the Oshodi-Badagry Expressway.
The Jigawa Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) is to depoy 285 of its staff to ensure free flow of traffic and carry out rescue operations in the state during the Eid-El-Kabir break.

FRSC sensitises drivers, passengers at motor parks

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) on Monday said it had begun Coronavirus sensitisation programme for motorists and passengers at motor parks in Ore.
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Widow of former Edo Speaker released by abductors

The widow of Zakawanu Garuba, a former speaker of Edo state house of assembly, has been released by her captors.

Two fuel tankers collide on Lagos-Ibadan expressway

Two fuel tankers have collided on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway and causing heavy gridlock and unwanted delay for commuters on Friday morning.

Motorists, residents decry deplorable condition of Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway

Motorists plying Lagos–Abeokuta Expressway and some residents along that corridor have expressed concern over the deplorable state of the road.

FRSC confirm 1 dead as tipper rams into tricycle in Anambra

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) on Saturday confirmed the death of a tricycle rider in an accident involving a tipper and a tricycle at Kwata Junction, on Awka-Enugu expressway.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Delta: Police confirm death of missing college staff

The Police in Delta on Tuesday confirmed the death of Mr Gideon Akwaran, a staff of College of Education, Agbor, who was recently reported missing.
Despite the promise by Shina Olukolu, Oyo State Police Commissioner that he will relocate to the Akinyele Local Government Area to stop rising incident of crime, another murder has occured in Oyo State.

Student raped, murdered in Ibadan

Despite the promise by Shina Olukolu, Oyo State Police Commissioner, that he will relocate to the Akinyele Local Government Area to stop rising incident of crime, another murder has occured in Oyo State.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police confirm kidnap of four persons in Delta community

The Police in Delta on Saturday confirmed the kidnapping of four persons in Boji-Boji Owa community, Ika North East Local Government Area of the state.

Court remands man for alleged murder of footballer in Ogun

An Abeokuta Magistrates’ Court sitting in Isabo on Friday ordered the remand of Ogunsoro Niyi, 43, in police custody for allegedly causing the death of a footballer, Tiamiyu Kazeem.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Ebonyi assemblyman’s brother found dead in car boot

The younger brother of an Ebonyi House of Assembly member has been found dead in his car boot along the Abakaliki/Afikpo expressway.
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) said on Monday that 46 persons died in road accidents at the Old Toll-Gate corridor on the Abeokuta-Lagos expressway between January 2014 and May 2020.

Three dead, 14 injured in two accidents along Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Ogun said that three persons died while 14 others sustained injuries in two separate accidents along Lagos-Ibadan Expressway on Monday.

Delta ASUP chairman dies in auto crash

Chairman of Academic Staff Union of Polytechnic, ASUP, Delta State Polytechnic, Ozoro Chapter, Mr America Akpituren, was weekend, killed in a ghastly motor accident.
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) said on Monday that 46 persons died in road accidents at the Old Toll-Gate corridor on the Abeokuta-Lagos expressway between January 2014 and May 2020.

FRSC: 46 die, 387 injured in Abeokuta-Lagos road crashes in six years

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) said on Monday that 46 persons died in road accidents at the Old Toll-Gate corridor on the Abeokuta-Lagos expressway between January 2014 and May 2020.

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