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Zimbabwe began a 21-day nationwide lockdown on Monday, following neighbour South Africa in implementing some of the world’s toughest anti-coronavirus measures likely to hurt an economy already suffering hyperinflation and food shortages.
A bill to establish an agency for forest guards to man federal roads and highways scaled second reading in the House of Representatives on Thursday.
Mexico extradited the son of the leader of the Jalisco New Generation Cartel to face drug charges in the United States, leading to fears his powerful gang may retaliate.
In pursuant of the directive of the Inspector General of Police on the ban of unauthorized/illegal use of sirens, revolving lights and covered/spy number plates on vehicles on our highways and roads, Oyo State Police Command have commenced the process to impound all vehicles illegally using the aforementioned facilities.
Dr AbdulHakeem AbdulLateef, a Commissioner for Home Affairs in Lagos State under the administration of Akinwunmi Ambode, has appealed to Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu not to ban commercial motorcycle operators (okada) and tricycle (keke) in the state.
The Zone RS2 Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) comprising Ogun and Lagos State has advised motorists against overloading following the ban and restriction of commercial motorcycle (Okada) and Tricycle (Keke) in Lagos.
The Zone RS2 Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) comprising Ogun and Lagos States has advised motorists against overloading following the ban and restriction of commercial motorcycle (Okada) and Tricycle (Keke) in Lagos.
Lagos State has said it will deploy a fleet of 65 buses along major some routes from Monday, February 3, to ameliorate the hardship commuters are facing as a result of the restriction order on the operators of motorcycles and tricycles in some parts of the state.
Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, will on Tuesday launch Lagos Ferry Services, (LAGFERRY) commercial operations with the commissioning of 14 ferry boats for public transportation on Lagos waterways.
Effective from February 1, 2020, Motorcycles popularly called ‘Okada’ and Tricycles 'Keke Marwa' are banned on all highways, bridges and some roads in Lagos state, the Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr. Gbenga Omotoso, announced on Monday.
Lagos State Government has emphasised its policy on restriction of Okada and tricycle operations on major highways and bridges, as it commences installation of 2,000 prohibition signs across the state.
The Federal Government has been urged to expedite action on the rehabilitation of roads across the country in order to save the travelling public the agony of taking their vehicles through some bad routes in parts of the country.
A representative of the Executive Secretary, Nigeria Shippers’ Council, Mr. Nanle Nanbol, in his paper titled “Inland container deport and the hinterland connectivity: Shippers council experience, called for all hands to be on deck in the quest for a better connectivity in the transportation systems across board.
The Lagos Environmental Sanitation Corps (LAGESC) is set to commence Operation Zero Tolerance on Street Trading and hawking across the state in line with the mandate of the present administration of Babajide Sanwo-Olu at promoting a cleaner, hygienic and aesthetically resplendent environment.
It also took a swipe at critics that have condemned President Muhammadu Buhari’s alleged frequent foreign trips, declaring that the President could govern the country from anywhere, saying the overseas trips have yielded a lot of advantages to the country.
The Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria (MLSCN) says it has validated four Rapid Test Kits to determine their suitability for testing SAR-COV-2 infection popularly known as COVID-19 in the country.
Nigerian celebrities have taken to their social media platforms to mourn the death of Music Legend, Majekodunmi Fasheke, a.k.a Majek Fashek.
Rwanda says it will announce new restrictions on containing the coronavirus Tuesday, a stark reversal of the country's plan days ago to ease restrictions, including motor vehicle travel throughout the country.
In response to the yearnings of industry stakeholders to declare telecom facilities Critical National Infrastructure, President Muhammadu Buhari, has finally approved and also directed that necessary physical protective measures be put in place to safeguard telecommunications infrastructure deployed across the country.
Alliance for Surviving COVID-19 and Beyond, (ASCAB), a group led by prominent Nigerian human rights lawyer, Femi Falana has said that President Muhammadu Buhari’s claim that late dictator, Sani Abacha, stole $1 billion contradicts the figures earlier released by his own officials.
Barcelona could suffer from the new rule that allows teams to make five substitutions in a match instead of three, their coach Quique Setien has said.
A raft of South African tobacco companies, activists and associations are seeking legal action over the ban on cigarette sales during the country’s coronavirus lockdown.
The Christian Association of Nigeria has demanded the release of its Chairman in Nasarawa State, Bishop Joseph Masin, who was kidnapped on Wednesday night by gunmen, saying “Enough is enough.”
The Federal Government on Saturday ordered relevant agencies to provide relief materials to survivors of the recent attacks by bandits in communities in the Sabon Birnin Local Government Area of Sokoto State.
It was gathered that he died in a hospital in New York on Monday around 5:45pm after a prolonged illness