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Lagos 2019: I’ll remove Lekki Toll Gate if elected – Agbaje

Jimi Agbaje

The governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in Lagos State, Mr Jimi Agbaje, has said if voted next year, he will dismantle the Lekki Toll Gate, which he described as illegal. Agbaje, who said though the toll gate was built by a concessionaire, it had since been bought over …

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Man arraigned for stealing milk


A 25-year-old cart pusher, Musa Abu, was on Wednesday in Lagos arraigned in an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court for allegedly stealing cartons of milk valued at N166,000. According to the prosecutor, Sgt. Kenrich Nomayo, the accused committed the offence on Aug. 20 at Mangoro, Agege, Lagos. He said that the accused …

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Otedola bridge fire: Tankers restricted to designated trailer route


Following the tanker explosion on Otedola Bridge on Thursday, the Lagos State Government has restricted tankers to designated trailer route. The government also gave 30-day ultimatum for articulated vehicles to obtain road worthiness certificate. The explosion claimed lives and property. A press release signed by the Chief Press Secretary, Habib …

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Lack of public trust major problem facing Police, says Ex-IG

Mr. Suleiman Abba

A former Inspector General of Police, Mr. Suleiman Abba, said on Sunday that one of the major problems facing Nigerian policemen is that members of the public don’t trust them. He noted that what men and women of the Nigerian Police Force urgently needed was more than their remuneration. Abba …

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FRSC to NUPENG/PTD: Train tanker drivers to avoid accidents


The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has charged the National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas (NUPENG), Petroleum Tanker Driver (PTD) section to engage its members in rigorous traffic trainings to avoid frequent accidents. Mr Bisi Kazeem, Head of Public Education, FRSC, told NEWSTIMES on Saturday that such training would …

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