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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.

FRSC advises road-users over gridlock on Lagos-Ibadan expressway

The Federal Road Safety Corps Ogun State Command on Wednesday morning told road-users to use alternative routes to link their destinations so as to avoid waste of valuable time in the gridlock on the Lagos-Ibadan expressway.
The Federal Controller of Works in Lagos State, Mr Adedamola Kuti, has said construction work has resumed on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, adding that traffic diversion for work to continue on the Kara bridge section would begin before weekend.

Lagos-Ibadan Expressway: Traffic diversion on Kara Bridge begins Tuesday

Traffic diversion for construction works to continue on the 600- metre ‘Kara’ Bridge section on the Lagos outbound corridor of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway will begin on Tuesday.
The Controller of the Nasarawa State Command of the Nigeria Correctional Service, Emmanuel Okoro, on Thursday refuted reports by a section of the media which claimed there was a jail break at the Keffi Old Prison.

Two unemployed men remanded in Kirikiri over alleged robbery

An Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court Thursday ordered two unemployed men to be remanded in Kirikiri Correctional Services for alleged stealing a Toyota Corolla valued N2 million at gunpoint.

Monarch: I’m not a land grabber

The Olu of Ibasa-Ajegunle in the Obafemi-Owode Local Government Area of Ogun State, Oba Adekunle Alao, has denied the allegation of being a land grabber levelled against him by some landlords in the Magboro and Ibafo communities.
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Residents protest menace of land grabbers in Ogun

Residents of over a dozen communities at Magboro in Obafemi Owode Local Government Area of Ogun State, in their hundreds stormed the Ogun State House of Assembly complex Tuesday, appealing to the state legislators and Governor Dapo Abiodun to help them retrieve their properties from land grabbers.

Hoodlums invade monarch’s compound in Ogun, burgle houses

About 21 residents have been displaced in Ilupeju community, Magboro, Ogun State, after hoodlums suspected to be land grabbers stormed the premises of a monarch, Oba Isiah Odesanmi.

Vehicles, commuters stranded as tanker spills content on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

Vehicles, commuters and other road users were on Wednesday morning stuck on the long bridge linking Warewa with OPIC on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway following the spillage of diesel by a fallen tanker.

FRSC closes Magboro, Kara, Ibafo axis on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has announced the temporary closure of only the Ibadan-bound carriage way of the Lagos-Ibadan expressway from Magboro to Kara and Ibafo.

Lagos-Ibadan expressway: FRSC to go tough on motorists causing gridlock

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), says motorists creating additional lanes and driving against traffic on the Lagos-lbadan Expressway will be booked for psychiatric check.

FRSC urges motorists to exercise patience

The Sector Commander, Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) in Ogun, Clement Oladele, on Thursday, advised motorists plying Lagos-Ibadan Expressway to exercise patience and drive cautiously, especially within construction areas.

Traffic diversion on Lagos-Ibadan expressway commences Tuesday

The Ogun State Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps (TRACE) says there will be a 2km traffic diversion from Magboro to Ibafo on the Lagos/Ibadan expressway starting from Tuesday.

Babatunde Fashola: 2019 election a choice between going back and moving forward

We must first commend the Hon. Minister of Information and Culture for inaugurating this series of town hall meetings that have been held across Nigeria over the past 3 years.
Babatunde Fashola, minister of power, works and housing, says the problems of electricity are slowly being solved as no one can do it by magic.

Babatunde Fashola: We’ve performed better in electricity than PDP did in 16 years

Nigeria’s Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, on Tuesday said the present administration has done better in power generation, transmission and distribution than the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) did in 16 years of its administration.

Flood: Lagos residents appeal to governments to fix roads, drains

Some residents of Lagos on Friday renewed appeals on the Lagos State and Federal Governments to fix roads and expand drains in the state to curb flooding.
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2019: Vice-chancellor condemns N242 billion proposed for election

Vice Chancellor of Mountain Top University, Magboro, Ogun State, Prof. Elijah Ayolabi, has condemned the N242 billion being proposed by President Muhammadu Buhari to the National Assembly for the 2019 general election, saying it should be channelled to people-oriented programmes.
There was a massive turnout of voters in Ekiti as the accreditation and voting process got underway in Saturday’s governorship election

University vice-chancellor condemns N242 billion proposed for 2019 elections

Vice Chancellor of Mountain Top University, Magboro, Ogun State, Prof. Elijah Ayolabi, has condemned the N242 billion being proposed by President Muhammadu Buhari proposed to the National Assembly for the 2019 elections, saying it should be channeled to people-oriented programmes.
A middle aged man, Gbenga Adebayo, has handed over his wife, Bunmi Adebayo, to men of the Ogun State Police Command for allegedly stealing a three-week-old baby from Mokola in Osun State.

Man hands over wife to police for stealing baby

A middle aged man, Gbenga Adebayo, has handed over his wife, Bunmi Adebayo, to men of the Ogun State Police Command for allegedly stealing a three-week-old baby from Mokola in Osun State.

Raising children in an increasingly competitive world

At the parent-teacher session in a school, a mother was told that her son didn’t always pay attention in class. “For example, he’ll do the wrong page in the workbook”, explained the teacher, “he will not submit assignments on due dates and I have even found him sitting in the wrong desk.”

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Maj. Gen. Chukwuemeka Okonkwo, the Commander of Special Task Force, Operation Safe Haven (OPSH), has called on journalists in the state to be objective and professional in reporting security matters.

STF commander calls for objective reportage

Maj. Gen. Chukwuemeka Okonkwo, the Commander of Special Task Force, Operation Safe Haven (OPSH), has called on journalists in the state to be objective and professional in reporting security matters.

Katsina lifts ban on Juma’at prayers, church services

The Katsina state government has lifted the ban on congregational Friday Juma’at Prayers with immediate effect in the state.
Gombe State Governor, Inuwa Yahaya, has said that he took advantage of his trip to Russia with President Muhammadu Buhari to woo investors and development partners for the state. 2

Gombe governor lauds youths for producing ventilator

Governor Inuwa Yahaya of Gombe State has commended three youths of the state for producing a locally-made ventilator to support the ongoing fight against Coronavirus Disease pandemic.

Lockdown: Jigawa NBA provides palliative for members

The Jigawa State branch of the Nigerian Bar Association on Thursday said the body has expended N300,000 to provide palliative measures for some of its members and members of the National Youth Service Corps serving with them.
The Commissioner for Police (CP) Mr Lawan Jimeta, told newsmen, in Benin that the figure represented the suspects arrested for kidnapping, armed robbery, cultism, murder, fraud and car theft during the year under review.

Police: We are set for lockdown in Edo

The Commissioner, Edo State Police Command, Lawan Jimeta, on Thursday said the command would be firm, but fair in enforcing a total lockdown should the State Government order such.