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Anambra government will dismiss ATMA officers extorting motorists – commissioner

The Anambra State Government on Tuesday said it would dismiss any officer of the Anambra Traffic Management Agency (ATMA) who extorts motorists.

Police condemns extortion of motorists by vigilante groups in Enugu

Enugu State Police Command has frowned at the indiscriminate mounting of roadblocks by vigilante groups in some parts of the state.
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Wild celebration in Bauchi as tribunal upholds governor’s election

Bauchi residents on Monday thronged major streets in the metropolis to celebrate the victory of Gov. Bala Mohammed of PDP at the Election Petition Tribunal.

‘Hit and run’ driver kills ‘mad’ woman in Delta

An unidentified woman, suspected to have been mentally challenged, is reportedly lying dead at the 7UP Junction, off Effurun-Sapele Road in Uvwie council area of Delta state.g
Motorists plying Lagos-Abeokuta expressway have lamented the bad state of the Abeokuta-Papa axis of the expressway, especially the Itori and Ewekoro area.

Abeokuta-Papa road has become a hell – motorists

Motorists plying Lagos-Abeokuta expressway have lamented the bad state of the Abeokuta-Papa axis of the expressway, especially the Itori and Ewekoro area.
Youths protesting the xenophobic attacks on Nigerians in South Africa on Wednesday made a bonfire on the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Road, Lugbe, Abuja, a few metres from a South African franchise, Shoprite Mall.

Xenophobia: One shot as protesters storm Abuja Shoprite

One person has been shot in Abuja as hundreds stormed the Shoprite mall along Abuja Airport road near Lugbe to protest the attack on Nigerians in South Africa.

Rehabilitation: Motorists urged to avoid Lagos-Ibadan expressway if in haste

Motorists who are in a hurry to get to their destination on time have been asked to steer clear of the Berger to Ogun River section of the Lagos-Ibadan expressway due to rehabilitation works that might slow down traffic along the routes.

Corporation scales up Lagos road repairs

The Lagos State Public Works Corporation (LSPWC) at the weekend pledged its commitment to curb gridlock through continuous rehabilitation of failed sections of major roads across the state.
At least 17 people have died in a road accident at Bacita junction along Jebba-Ilorin Highway in Kwara State.

17 people perish in Kwara road accident

At least 17 people have died in a road accident at Bacita junction along Jebba/Ilorin Highway in Kwara State.

ICPC arrests 37 FRSC officers, 5 others for extortion

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.

Area boys clash with scavengers on Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway

Many people were injured and vehicles smashed when a group of street urchins known as area boys clashed with Hausa scavengers at the Ile -Epo axis, near Abule – Egba, on Lagos-Abeokuta expressway.

Thousands of motorists stranded as commercial drivers block Kaduna-Abuja highway

Thousands of motorists have been trapped for hours as drivers of articulated vehicles block both lanes of the Abuja-Kaduna highway.
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.

Eid el Kabir: FRSC deploys 35,000 personnel, 737 patrol vehicles

Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has deployed no fewer than 35, 000 regular and special marshals across the country for the Eid el Kabir celebrations.
Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has announced the appointment of six new Permanent Secretaries in the States Civil Service.

Lagos: Jibowu Crossing closed for 30 days

The Lagos State Government on Tuesday, said that a section of the Jibowu Crossing in Yaba area of the State would be closed for 30 days, starting Wednesday (today) to Thursday, August 29, 2019.
Nigeria’s Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has tasked stakeholders from various sectors of the economy, to proffer ways of accelerating development of the pharmaceutical sector, through research and development.

VP Osinbajo: South-West troop deployment an option, not a promise

There were indications on Thursday that the military had yet to get an order on the deployment of troops in the South-West to tackle killer herdsmen.

Gunshot as Shi’ites, Police clash in Abuja again

Members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria have again dared government as they clashed with the police at the Federal Secretariat.
The Federal Road Safety Corps has warned motorists to avoid the Lagos-Ibadan expressway because of traffic gridlock at Ibafo-Magboro, up to the Long Bridge.

Report: Motorists agonize daily on Lagos roads

The Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway appears to be one of the worst roads to ply in the state with motorists spending hours on the road daily, due to severe dilapidation of the road.

FRSC announces partial closure of Lagos-Ibadan highway

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.

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ICPC blames nation’s poverty on corruption

The Chairman of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), Prof Bolaji Owasanonye, on Tuesday, blamed Nigeria’s poverty on the high level of corruption in the country.
Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has promised the support of his administration for creative industry with a view to making the sector achieve a sustainable economic status. 2

Lagos governor seeks assembly’s approval for N250 billion loan

Lagos Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has re-ordered the 2019 Budget of the state with a letter to the state Assembly seeking a loan of N250bn.
FIFA president Gianni Infantino has called for new, stronger and more effective ways to eradicate racism in football in the wake of England players suffering abuse in Bulgaria.

FIFA supremo calls for stronger fight against racism after Bulgaria vs England scandal

FIFA president Gianni Infantino has called for "new, stronger and more effective ways to eradicate racism in football" in the wake of England players suffering abuse in Bulgaria.
Super Eagles goalkeeper Francis Uzoho has been ruled out of action for the next six months after suffering an injury during the Brazil versus Nigeria friendly which held in Singapore last Sunday.

Francis Uzoho ruled out for six months with injury

Uzoho sustained the injury and was stretchered out of the match midway through the second half of the friendly and was subsequently replaced by new invitee Maduka Okoye.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, presiding over the plenary in the upper chamber on Thursday, 3rd October, 2019.

Nigeria will be $1.5 billion richer with PSC Bill – Senate president

Senate President Ahmad Lawan has declared the Federal Government would be $1.5billion richer next year following the passage of the Deep Offshore and Inland Basin Production Sharing Contract (PSC) (Amendment) Bill by the Senate.