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Three ‘kidnappers’ burnt to death in Abuja

Angry mob Monday morning burnt to death three suspected kidnappers at Dutse Alhaji area in Abuja, newsmen report.

SARS operatives ‘assault, extort’ software developer in Lagos

A software developer, Toni Astro, on Saturday revealed how operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad in Lagos State allegedly assaulted him and forced him to withdraw some of the money in his bank account for them.

Two men drown in Ondo

A commercial motorcyclist also known as Okada rider, identified as Idowu Akomolafe and one Abiodun Olomiye reportedly drowned on Friday evening in Ondo State.
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.

Ember months: FRSC warns against reckless driving

The Anambra State Sector Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, has warned tricycle operators and other road users across the state to avoid reckless driving on the major roads as the yuletide seasons approaches.
The Lagos State Task Force on Sunday said that it had impounded 4,500 motorcycles (Okada) from riders who had defaulted the states traffic law.

Lagos task force impounds 4,500 motorcycles

The Lagos State Task Force on Sunday said it has impounded 4,500 motorcycles from riders who flouted the state’s traffic law.
The Lagos State Task Force on Sunday said that it had impounded 4,500 motorcycles (Okada) from riders who had defaulted the states traffic law.

4,500 impounded ‘okadas’ awaiting governor’s directives – Lagos task force

The Lagos State Task Force on Sunday said that it had impounded 4,500 motorcycles (Okada) from riders who had defaulted the states traffic law.
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.

Court remands commercial motorcyclist in prison custody for throwing baby into river

A Chief Magistrates’ Court in Minna has ordered that a 20-year-old commercial motorcyclist popularly called ‘Okada’ rider, Mustapha Aliyu be remanded in prison custody for throwing his three-month-old baby boy into a river.
Erelu Bisi Adeleye-Fayemi

FUOYE: Ekiti governor’s wife suspends advocacy campaign following student’s death

Mrs Bisi Fayemi, the wife of Ekiti governor, has suspended her suspended her empowerment and advocacy campaign in local government areas of the state following controversy over the death of student of Federal University, Oye Ekiti (FUOYE).
Philip Shaibu

Xenophobia: Edo deputy governor salutes President Buhari’s quick response

Mr Phillip Shauibu, Edo Deputy Governor, on Monday, lauded President Muhammadu Buhari’s quick response during the xenophobic attack in South Africa.
Godwin Obaseki

Nationalism way out of Nigeria’s problems – Edo governor

The Governor of Edo State, Mr Godwin Obaseki and a former Vice Chancellor of Igbinedion University, Okada in Edo State, Professor Eghosa Osaghae‎, made the suggestion yesterday while speaking at a lecture to mark the 90th birthday celebration of the Esogban of Benin Kingdom, Chief David Edebiri, in Benin City.‎

Police nab two suspects over killing of motorcylist, theft of bike

The Police in Ogun State have arrested two suspects over killing of a commercial cyclists and theft of his bike.

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.
Three robbers operating in Ogun Long Bridge, Isheri, Ojodu - Berger and Agidingbi, Ikeja were yesterday arrested by the operatives of the Lagos State Rapid Response Squad (RRS) and two android phones which they had robbed were retrieved from them.

RRS nabs three traffic robbers

Three robbers operating in Ogun Long Bridge, Isheri, Ojodu - Berger and Agidingbi, Ikeja were yesterday arrested by the operatives of the Lagos State Rapid Response Squad (RRS) and two android phones which they had robbed were retrieved from them.

Many rendered homeless, several houses submerged in Niger flood – agency

Several houses have been submerged and many people rendered homeless following flood from rainfall in the early hours of Saturday in Minna township, Niger State.

Katsina issues deadline to ban unregistered tricycles, motorcycles

The Katsina State Government, yesterday, issued an August 30, 2019 deadline to effect ban on unregistered tricycles and commercial motorcycles, popularly known as Okada, in the state.
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Ogun assembly bans Okada riders from carrying two passengers

The Ogun State House of Assembly has banned commercial motorcyclists popularly known as ‘Okada’ in the state from carrying more than one passenger at a time.

Police nab 10 operators of illegal micro finance bank, recovers N961,375

The Oyo State Police Command has arrested 10 suspects, who operated an illegal Micro finance bank called STAAGMART Nigeria Limited, situated at D69 Oyingbo, Lagos State, and recovered the sum of N961,375.

Police arrest five suspects over Ekiti killing

The police have arrested five persons in connection with the shooting and killing of an Okada rider in Ikere Ekiti on Thursday evening.

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