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A young boy holds a 'Justice' sign as he peers outside the window of a car passing protesters marching through downtown for a third night of unrest May 31, 2020, in Richmond, Va.

US unrest overshadows peaceful protests

Tens of thousands of protesters took to the streets across America again Sunday, with peaceful demonstrations against police killings of black people overshadowed by unrest that quickly ravaged parts of cities from Pennsylvania to California.

Zimbabweans enter coronavirus lockdown amid severe economic crisis

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.
The House of Representatives is calling for the postponement of the National Sports Festival scheduled to hold next week in Edo State.

Forest guard bill gets second reading in House of Reps

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.
Mexican soldiers patrol the Jardines Universidad during a military operation during which Ruben Oseguera Gonzalez, a.k.a. “el Menchito” son of the leader of the Jalisco next Generation cartel, was arrested. (HECTOR GUERRERO-AFP via Getty Images)

Mexico extradites son of Jalisco cartel, braces for violence

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.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police begin clampdown on illegal use of sirens, covered number plates in Oyo

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.

Former Lagos commissioner begs governor to regulate, not ban okada

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.
Riders on the platform of Opay and Gokada hailing services staged a peaceful protest on Friday, to protest the ban announced by the Lagos State Government on motorcycle and tricycle taking effect from February 1st.

Okada riders protest ban in Lagos

There was a protest at Allen roundabout, Ikeja area of Lagos State on Monday over the ban on commercial motorcycles (okada) and tricycles (keke) in 15 local councils and major roads in the state.
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Niger says 12 people have died in an accident on Sunday at Sawmill village along Mokwa -Makera road in Mokwa Local Government Area of the state.

Okada ban: FRSC cautions motorists, commuters against overloading

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 Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Niger says 12 people have died in an accident on Sunday at Sawmill village along Mokwa -Makera road in Mokwa Local Government Area of the state.

Okada ban: FRSC cautions motorists against overloading

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.

Lagos deploys 65 buses on some routes affected by okada, keke restriction

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.

Okada ban: Lagos governor to launch commercial ferry operations

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.

Okada, Keke operators beg Lagos governor

Some operators of commercial motorcycles (Okada) and tricycles `Keke’ NAPEP in Lagos said that the ban on their operations by Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu would deprive them of their daily bread.
Gbenga Omotoso

Lagos bans Okada, Keke, OPay, others — affected routes

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 government restricts Okada, tricycles on highways

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.

PTONA leaders visit Tunde Fashola, seek priority for road maintenance

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.

Stakeholders canvass connectivity of transportation systems

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.

Lagos to commence Operation Zero Tolerance on street trading

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.

Presidency: Former presidents asked for tips to award contracts

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.

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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.

Rwanda set to announce new coronavirus restrictions

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.
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Nigeria declares telecoms facilities critical national Infrastructure

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.
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ASCAB: President Buhari’s speech underestimate Sani Abacha’s $5 billion loot

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.