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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.
A Keke NAPEP driver, Blessing Kingsley, was on Monday sentenced to life imprisonment by a High Court sitting in Akure, the Ondo State capital.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Taraba State governor, Darius Ishaku, has restated that movement of tricycles from 8pm across the state remains an offence liable for prosecution.
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 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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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.
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.
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 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.
Turkish prosecutors have indicted six new Saudis suspected of involvement in the 2018 murder of dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi, local media reported on Monday.
Attempt by a police officer to separate a fight by two warring groups claiming ownership of an unspecified amount of cash given to them by the Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Tambuwal, claimed one life in the state on Saturday.
The Kwara State Emergency Management Agency (KSEMA) has called on the residents to embark on aggressive tree planting to minimise the effects of storm in the state.
Joaquin Phoenix, who won an Oscar this year for his role in the film Joker, has reportedly welcomed his first child with fiancee Rooney Mara. They named the baby boy after Phoenix’s late brother, River, who died in 1993.
Atletico Madrid have signed striker Luis Suarez from La Liga rivals Barcelona for £5.5m on a two-year deal.
The Air Task Force of Operation Lafiya Dole has hit Boko Haram/Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorists’ hideouts and killed several fighters in the Lake Chad, and Sambisa forest in Borno.