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#EndSARS: NAGAFF decries ‘assault’ on articulated trucks

The National Association of Government Approved Freight Forwarders, NAGAFF, yesterday, decried what it described as incessant assault afflicted on members of its association by officers of the disbanded Presidential Taskforce in the Apapa Port, Lagos.
Forward Femi Ajayi says his priority is to help Rangers International achieve their targets next season, rather than seeking individual glories.

Enugu Rangers players honour late colleague who died in car accident

The Enugu Rangers players on Friday stopped over to pray for their late colleague, Ifeanyi George, at a spot along Asaba-Benin Highway where he died in a car accident in March, last year.
A man with a loaded handgun and more than 500 rounds of ammunition has been arrested in Washington at a security checkpoint near the US Capitol, authorities said.

Man with gun arrested at Washington security checkpoint

Wesley Allen Beeler, of Virginia, had driven to a checkpoint on Friday evening and tried to use a phony credential to access the restricted area where President-elect Joe Biden will be inaugurated next week, according to a document filed in Washington, DC Superior Court.
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14 die in Kogi ghastly auto crash

Fourteen passengers, including five children, lost their lives in a ghastly motor accident which occurred along Anyingba-Ajaokuta road in Kogi State on Thursday.
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Two police inspectors, one other die in Kogi accident

The Sector Commander of Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in the state, Mr Solomon Aghure, confirmed the incident to newsmen in Lokoja.

Five die, 16 injured in Lagos-Ibadan highway auto crash

Five people were confirmed dead while 16 others sustained various degrees of injuries on Wednesday in an accident involving a Mazda bus and a truck at Danlitu community on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway.
Prosecutors failed to attend Tuesday’s hearing at the federal high court in Lagos, having previously failed to present some of their witnesses in a case that had been adjourned on several occasions.

Court sentences man to four months imprisonment for causing obstruction

A Magistrates’ Court in Ota, Ogun, on Thursday sentenced a 29-year-old vagrant, Abass Adeniyi to four months imprisonment for causing obstruction.

Truck crushes couple to death in Ogun

Two persons suspected to be husband and wife were on Tuesday crushed to death in an accident involving a Toyota Camry car, Sino truck and a motorcycle around Odogbara, few metres from NNPC on the Sagamu-Ogijo road.
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NBS: Commercial vehicles top road transport crashes in Q3’20

Commercial vehicles topped the list of categories of transport vehicles involved in road crashes across Nigeria in the third quarter of 2020 (Q3 ’20), the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) reports.
Permanent Secretary, Lagos State Ministry of Works and Infrastructure, Mr Olujimi Hotonu; Special Adviser to Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Works and Infrastructure, Mrs Aramide Adeyoye; Federal Controller of Works in Lagos, Mr Olukayode Popoola, and Senior Engineer, Mr Aliu Oyewande, during inspection of Airport Road Flyover and a section of Apapa-Oshodi-Ojota-Oworonshoki Expressway damaged by fire, on Friday in Lagos (NAN photo)

Lagos shuts airport bridge indefinitely

This follows the inferno that recently occurred on the Apapa Oshodi Expressway as a result of a PMS loaded tanker exploding in a fireball from collision with another truck, with the structure of the Airport Bridge at Toyota on Oshodi/Isolo Expressway has been affected.
FILE PHOTO - A fishing boat is seen at Oban harbor in Scotland, January 8, 2021. REUTERS-Russell Cheyne-File Photo

Scotland’s seafood exporters dealt new post-Brexit blow

The introduction of health certificates, customs declarations and other paperwork has added days to delivery times and hundreds of pounds to the cost of each load, undermining a system that used to put fresh seafood into French shops just over a day after it was harvested.
Permanent Secretary, Lagos State Ministry of Works and Infrastructure, Mr Olujimi Hotonu; Special Adviser to Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Works and Infrastructure, Mrs Aramide Adeyoye; Federal Controller of Works in Lagos, Mr Olukayode Popoola, and Senior Engineer, Mr Aliu Oyewande, during inspection of Airport Road Flyover and a section of Apapa-Oshodi-Ojota-Oworonshoki Expressway damaged by fire, on Friday in Lagos (NAN photo)

Nigerian government warns public against using Lagos Airport Road flyover bridge

The Federal Controller of Works in Lagos State, Mr Olukayode Popoola, on Friday advised the public to stay off Airport Road Flyover in Lagos dangerously burnt by fire, pending the determination of its structural safety.
Men of Amotekun Corps in Osun State have arrested two suspects, Friday and Toyib for allegedly stealing female underwear for ritual purposes.

Oyo Amotekun officers killed two youths in Ibarapa – commandant

The Commandant of the Oyo State Western Nigeria Security Network, Colonel Olayanju Olayinka, said Amotekun Corps operatives killed two young men in Tapa, Ibarapa North Local Government Area while responding to the attack from the youths of the area.

Truck driver kills man in Onitsha

A truck driver, allegedly driving against traffic on Sunday in Onitsha, has reportedly killed a man, who was said to be crossing the road at Mgbuka First Gate on Owerri Road.

20 killed in Algeria road accident

Twenty people were killed on Thursday in Algeria when a vehicle carrying mainly African nationals overturned in the south of the country, the civil protection unit said.
Borno State Governor, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum, on Sunday, admitted that the dreaded Islamic sect, Boko Haram exists in many parts of the state and are threat to over six million people in the state.

Seven Borno hunters killed, 19 others injured by landmine

The landmine, which scattered the vehicles of the local hunters who were pursuing suspected Boko Haram terrorists that hustled cows from areas in Jere local government area of Borno, also wounded 19 other hunters.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police: 23 die, 22 injured in Niger ghastly crash

The accident occurred at about 0500 hours along Bokani-Makera road in Mokwa Local Government Area of the state, according to the Commissioner of Police, Mr Adamu Usman, who confirmed the accident to newsmen in Minna, on Monday.
Investigation has been launched into the tragic accident that claimed the lives of 37 people on Sunday morning in Camerron.

Cameroon authorities launch investigation into grisly road accident, death toll hits 37

Investigation has been launched into the tragic accident that claimed the lives of 37 people on Sunday morning in Camerron. The accident occured when a public transport bus leaving Koutaba for Yaounde collided with a truck coming in the opposite direction in Ndikinimeki, along the Yaounde Bafoussam highway

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Ekiti governor’s wife promises more attention to vulnerable children

The Wife of Ekiti Governor, Mrs Bisi Fayemi, said that she was ready to work with Federal Government to reduce the number of vulnerable children in the state.
The Kano State Road Traffic Agency (KAROTA) said it has impounded over 150 cartons of unregistered drugs and injections worth over N20 million and arrested two suspects.

Kano agency intercepts vehicle with cannabis worth N30 million

The Kano State Road and Traffic Agency (KAROTA), said it intercepted a Golf car carrying cannabis worth over N30 million in Kano.
Kelechi Iheanacho has refused to fault the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) for disallowing his goal against Norwich in last night’s premier league encounter.

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Kelechi Iheanacho is among several strikers on the shopping list of German Bundesliga side RB Leipzig, according to the authoritative Bild.
The Governing Council of Federal University Wukari in Taraba has announced the appointment of Jude Rabo as the new vice-chancellor of the institution.

Wukari federal university gets new vice chancellor

The Governing Council of Federal University Wukari in Taraba has announced the appointment of Jude Rabo as the new vice-chancellor of the institution.
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Kebbi government approves N464 million for women empowerment, others

The Kebbi governor, Alhaji Atiku Bagudu, has approved N468.5 million for the execution of projects and empowerment programmes under the state Ministry of Women Affairs and Social Development.