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The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has arrested 42 highway extortionists, made up of 37 officials of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) and their accomplices.
The Ogun State Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), on Sunday disclosed that, there would be temporary closure of the inward lanes of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, to enable the construction company, Julius Berger Nigeria PLC, effect the rehabilitation of the road.
Whoever came up with the wise saying that Nigerian politics is dirty deserves an award for perspicacity. I have just returned from that dirtied, muddled up, confused, uncertain, unpredictable zone of Nigerian life and society with truck loads of stories in my head and enough impressions in my mind to last me another life-time.
The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) has said that there was possibilities for residents of Abeokuta in Ogun to now work in Lagos with the new standard gauge rail line.
The Itori Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps in Ogun State has advised motorists to desist from buying second hand tyres, known as Tokunbo tyres, to avert unnecessary crashes traced to tyre burst.
As part of its efforts to give back to the communities where its operates, Lafarge Africa, manufacturer of cement located in Ewekoro, Ogun State, said it had spent a whooping sum of N168 million in aid of the various community projects, cutting across education, healthcare delivery service, economic empowerment, agricultural produce and elderly care support programmes.
The Itori Unit Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has attributed most of the road accidents in the state to non-compliance of basic traffic rules and regulations by motorists.
Ogun State Government has embarked on verification of its personnel in all tertiary institutions across the state.
Nigeria’s Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, says the Jibowu and Costain bridges in Lagos would be demolished to give way for the new Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge railway lines.
A minister said on Friday that the federal government would enrol members of the Newspaper Vendors Association of Nigeria into the N-Power programme, to enable them to acquire some skills.
Indian tennis player Sumit Nagal got a dream qualification for the US Open and in the first round on Monday, he is scheduled to meet the legendary Roger Federer.
The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, on Friday, said the groundbreaking of the Transport University, Daura, would take place in Septemeber.
The National Youths Service Corps (NYSC) has handed over three young men, posing as graduates of tertiary institutions, caught in possession of fake certificates to the police.
Children living in a central Zambian mining town are still exposed to high levels of toxic lead 25 years after the mine closed, Human Rights Watch said on Friday, as lawyers announced plans to take legal action.
Japan on Friday expressed regret at South Korea’s decision to terminate a joint military intelligence-sharing deal.
The rising acceptance of micro pension scheme being driven by the National Pension Commission (PenCom), has led to steady rise in pension assets. The pension funds grew from N9.12 trillion in April to N9.33 trillion in June 2019, indicating a N21 billion increase.
Banks, government offices and other establishments in Osun were under not open for business on Tuesday, as workers observed public holiday declared by the state for the celebration of traditional religion or “Isese’’ Day.
Gambian President Adama Barrow on Thursday reshuffled his cabinet, appointing Sheikh Omar Faye as defense minister for the first time in 22 years.
Alhaji Ishaq Hadejia, a chieftain of All Progressives People Congress (APC) in Jigawa, says that Hadejia zone of the state has not enjoyed the expected dividends of democracy from previous administrations in the state.