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One dead, others injured in Lagos accident

One person has died in an accident at Ladipo near Oshodi in Lagos Mainland.

Insecurity: Ondo government bans commercial motorcycles on Ore expressway

Commercial motorcycle business popularly called okada, has been banned in Ore by the Ondo State Government, particularly along the Benin-Ore-Ijebu Ode expressway.
Boboye Oyeyemi

FRSC committed to safer roads ahead of ember months

Mr Boboye Oyeyemi, Corps Marshal, Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC), has restated the corps’ commitment toward ensuring safer roads ahead of the ember months.
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.

Two die, five injured as car rams motorcycle on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Ogun Command, on Sunday said two persons died while five others sustained various degrees of injuries in an accident that involved a vehicle and a motorcycle at the Mowe area, Lagos-Ibadan Expressway.

Tailor bags one year in jail with hard labour for stealing

Magistrates’ Court in Minna, Niger, on Friday sentenced a tailor, Abdullahi Nasiru, to one year in prison with hard labour, for stealing a motorcycle.

Lagos Assembly completes screening of 25 commissioner nominees

The Lagos State House of Assembly has completed the screening of all the commissioner and special adviser nominees that would form the cabinet of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu.

Four feared killed as cultists clash in Lagos communities

There is palpable fear in Oworonshoki and Gbagada areas of Lagos State during the week as fresh violent clashes broke out in the neighbourhoods between two rival cult groups – Eiye and Aye confraternities.

Man killed while rescuing friend from ‘hoodlums’

It was a moment of gloom and shock as 29 years old young man was reportedly murdered in cold blood, while trying to rescue his friend from the hands of unidentified hoodlums.

Police arrest ‘robbers’ using pepper to snatch motorcycle, others in Ogun

Ogun State Police Command has paraded two suspected robbers who allegedly specialize in using grinded pepper to snatch motorcycle (Okada) from owners.
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Google introduces Nigerian-voiced travel mode maps for motorcycles, cars

Google Nigeria has introduced dedicated travel mode in Google Maps to provide directions and navigation for motorcycles, cars in a Nigerian voice.

FRSC distributes relief materials to Kajuru IDPs, sensitises them to safety

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) Kaduna Sector Command, on Monday distributed relief materials to Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Mararaban Kajuru IDP Camp, Kajuru Local Government Area (LGA) of the state.

Two die in communal clash

Two persons died on Wednesday in a clash between the Toru-Orua and Ofoni communities in Sagbama Local Government Area of Bayelsa State.
Sagir Musa

Soldiers kill two terrorists in Borno, recover weapons

Soldiers fighting insurgents in the northeast of the country have killed two terrorists operating around Gwoza area of Borno State, the Nigerian Army has said.

Dismissed policeman kills fiancée’s mother over aborted wedding

The Inspector General of Police Intelligence Response Team has arrested a fleeing dismissed policeman, Ogwu Christian, over the alleged killing his fiancée’s mother, Veronica Obiejieogo.

Confusion in Ondo community over death of missing Fulani teenager

There was tension in the ancient town of Isua, headquarters of Akoko South East local government area of Ondo state on Friday when a-13-year-old son of a Fulani herdsman, simply called ‘Suleman’ was missing but later found dead in a river where he was dumped by suspected assailants.

Motorcycles banned in Addis Ababa

Motorcycles, known in Nigeria as Okada, will be banned from 7 July in Addis Ababa, capital of Ethiopia.
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Banditry: Police arrest 70-year-old, two others in Zamfara

The Police Command in Katsina State said it had arrested three suspected bandits and kidnappers, including one 70-year-old Bawa Naganda.

Police: We’re still searching for Ajegunle killer cop

The Lagos State Police Command has said it is still searching for a policeman, Inspector Dania Ojo, who allegedly shot dead a 20-year-old lady, Ada Ifeanyi, in the Ajegunle area of the state a few weeks ago.

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Anambra monarch alleges plan to burn palace

The Igwe of Umueri in Anambra East Local Government Area, Ben Emeka, has alleged that some persons in the community plan to burn down his palace over a leadership dispute.