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President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday said the federal government will provide relief materials for residents of Lagos and Abuja whom he ordered to stay-at-home as part of measures to curb the spread of the coronavirus.

President Buhari: It’ll be dangerous to go back to fuel subsidy era

President Muhammadu Buhari has warned that it would be economically dangerous for Nigeria to go back to the era of fuel subsidy, citing grave financial cost and a return to the era of long fuel queues as certain results.

Tricyclist gets life imprisonment for raping 14-year-old

A Keke NAPEP driver, Blessing Kingsley, was on Monday sentenced to life imprisonment by a High Court sitting in Akure, the Ondo State capital.
Gov. Abubakar Sani-Bello of Niger has urged the Muslim Ummah to pray for peace, unity and security for meaningful development in the country.

North-Central governors establish quarantine centre for almajiri

North-Central Governor’s Forum said it has estab­lished an isolation center designed to quarantine Al­majiri (kid beggars) from northern parts of the coun­try before being repatriated to their respective states of origin.
The Kayode Fayemi administration in Ekiti State says it has defrayed inherited debts to the tune of 31 billion naira since assumption of office.

Ekiti extends coronavirus lockdown by two weeks, makes face mask compulsory

Gov. Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti on Monday extended the restriction of movement and curfew imposed in the state by another two weeks.
Bar owners and commercial tricycle operators popularly called Keke NAPEP have defied Bayelsa State Government precautionary directives to contain the spread of the coronavirus in the state.

Bar owners, commercial tricycle operators defy Bayelsa government

Bar owners and commercial tricycle operators popularly called Keke NAPEP have defied Bayelsa State Government precautionary directives to contain the spread of the coronavirus in the state.
Governor Babagana Zulum on Friday struck a deal with 30 Saudi-based clerics to endlessly pray for the return of peace in the state.

Borno announce total lockdown from Tuesday

Borno State Governor, Babagana Umara Zulum, has said that, beginning from Tuesday, 31, 2020 the State will lock down activities in order to fight the spread of Coronavirus.
A group of people have stormed the Lagos City Marathon finish line at Eko Atlantic, to protest the restriction of motorcycles and tricycles also known as Okada and Napep in some local government areas and expressways 1

#OccupyLagos protesters storm Eko Atlantic over Okada ban — in pictures

A group of people have stormed the Lagos City Marathon finish line at Eko Atlantic, to protest the restriction of motorcycles and tricycles also known as Okada and Napep in some local government areas and expressways in the state by the Lagos State government.

Okada, keke Ban: Lagos lawyer urges government to provide alternative means of transport

Human Rights activist, Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa, SAN, on Wednesday called on the Lagos State Governor to provide an alternative means of transport, following the ban on commercial motorcycle and tricycle popularly called Okada and Keke Napep.
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Governor Sanwo-Olu: No going back on okada, keke ban

Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has declared that there is no going back on the ban it placed on commercial motorcycles (Okada) and tricycles (Keke NAPEP) in some parts of the state.
Major roads and highways in Lagos State were deserted by okada and tricycle riders on Saturday as the ban on them from plying certain routes in the metropolis takes effect.

Commuters groan as effect of ban on motorcycles, tricycles bites harder in Lagos

The recent ban by the Lagos State Government on motorbikes (Okada) and tricycle (Keke NAPEP, Maruwa) for commercial transportation has generated a lot of controversies since it took effect on February 1, 2020.

Oyo governor mounts surveillance to checkmate influx of motorcycles from Lagos

The Oyo State Road Transport Management Authority (OYRTMA) has begun strict day and night monitoring of the influx of commercial motorcycles popularly known as Okada into the State following the recent ban placed on them by the government of Lagos State.

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.

FRSC officials quell fire incident in Anambra

It took the prompt response of officials of the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) on Wednesday night to avert what would have become another horror at Con Oil petrol station, New Market road, near Mr.Biggs, Onitsha, Anambra State.
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FRSC confirms three dead, one injured as vehicle rams into tricycle in Onitsha

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), on Sunday, confirmed that three persons died in an accident involving an articulated vehicle and a tricycle on Mgbuka-Nkpor road in Onitsha.

Police arrest 319 robbery, kidnapping suspects in Adamawa

The Police Command in Adamawa State has arrested a total of 319 people suspected to have been robbing, kidnapping, being involved in homicidal acts or raping people around the state in the last five months.
The Middle Belt Forum, MBF, has condemned in strong terms the reported invasion and forced entry into the Abuja residence of the Governor of Taraba State, Arc. Darius Ishaku Dickson, by men of the Nigeria Police Force.

Taraba governor renews ban on tricycle movement from 8pm

Taraba State governor, Darius Ishaku, has restated that movement of tricycles from 8pm across the state remains an offence liable for prosecution.

FRSC begins Keke NAPEP registration, licensing in Adamawa

The Adamawa Sector Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has sensitized Keke NAPEP riders in the state on the need to register and obtain license as legitimate operators.

Minister Amaechi warns against use of tricycles, okada for criminal activities

Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has warned operators of motorcycles popularly called Okada and Tricycles also known as Keke NAPEP to guide against the use of the means of easy transport for criminal activities, measures are already being put in place to check such criminal activities.

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Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo says the Federal Government needs to revisit the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) amendment of the broadcasting code. 2

VP Osinbajo: Nigeria has cracks that could lead to break up

Nigeria needs focus and consistent prayers to avoid breaking up from the current cracks in the nation’s walls, the Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, has said.
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PDP condemns attack on Borno governor

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has condemned the attack on the convoy of the Borno State governor, Babagana Zulum, by insurgents during which at least 15 security operatives attached to the governor were killed.

Kaduna: FRSC convicts 262 traffic offenders in 8-months

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Kaduna State Sector Command, says it has convicted no fewer than 262 traffic offenders from January to August in the state.
Mikel Arteta admitted Arsenal were lucky in a 2-1 win over West Ham but was pleased with his team’s belief on Saturday.

Alan Smith: Mikel Arteta addressing Arsenal’s embarrassing soft underbelly

Mikel Arteta is the process of addressing the “soft underbelly” that has delivered an “embarrassing” string of results for the club against fellow members of the Premier League’s ‘big six’, says Alan Smith.
(FILES) In this file photo taken on December 15, 2014, general manager of Alarab TV, Jamal Khashoggi, looks on during a press conference in the Bahraini capital Manama. - US President Donald Trump said October 11, 2018 he was not yet prepared to limit arms sales to Saudi Arabia over journalist Jamal Khashoggi's disappearance, but he faced mounting pressure from concerned American lawmakers. Saudi Arabia is one of the world's largest arms purchasers, with most of them coming from the United States.Khashoggi, a contributor to The Washington Post, vanished more than a week ago during a visit to the Saudi consulate in Istanbul. Turkish government sources say he was murdered there, a claim Riyadh denies. (Photo by MOHAMMED AL-SHAIKH / AFP)

Turkey indicts six more Saudis over Jamal Khashoggi murder

Turkish prosecutors have indicted six new Saudis suspected of involvement in the 2018 murder of dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi, local media reported on Monday.