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Lagos Ban On Commercial Motorcycles, Tricycles Takes Effect Today

The ban on commercial motorcycle and tricycle operations in Lagos State has taken effect today, February 1, 2020. According to the Director of Transport Operations at the Ministry of Transportation, Mr Gbolahan Toriola, the initiative is for the greater good of the State and it is expected to help reduce traffic congestion on the highways. […]

Fire Razes Shops In Ajao Estate, Lagos

No fewer than 15 shops were razed by fire in the inferno that ravaged a complex of shops along Fatai Irawo, Ajao Estate, Isolo Local Council Development Area (LCDA) in Lagos State, as shop owners recount their losses. The fire, which was said to have broken out in the area by electricity glitch on Friday, […]

Governor Makinde Swaps Education, Establishment Commissioners

Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde, haa approved a minor cabinet reshuffle, which affected two Ministries. The Governor, in a statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Taiwo Adisa, on Friday, January 31, 2020, confirmed the swapping of the portfolios of Commissioners for Education and Establishments. The statement noted that the Commissioner for Education, […]

‘It Is Now A Punishable Offence For Okada Riders To

It is now a punishable offence for okada riders to carry two passengers and tricyclists to carry passengers in the front. The PRO of Oyo State Road Transport Management Agency (OYRTMA), Mrs Oluwatoyin Oyekunle said the law has been in existence since December 2019, noting that there’s sensitization jingles to let the drivers of okadas […]

Reinstated BCOS Staff Urged To Key Into The New Vision

A set of Officers at the Broadcasting Corporation of Oyo State (BCOS) whose appointments were terminated by the immediate past administration in the State have been recalled after almost 4 years. This restoration again fulfills one of the electioneering promises of the State Governor, Engr Seyi Makinde, to ensure that justice prevails in the State. […]

Ex-President Goodluck Jonathan Visits President Muhammadu Buhari

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has visited President Muhammadu Buhari at the presidential villa in Abuja. After the brief meeting which was held closed-doors on Thursday, January 30, 2020, President Buhari saw Dr Jonathan off at the forecourt of the State House. Details later.

Operation Amotekun: Makinde Visits IGP Over Unrest In Oyo

The Oyo State Governor, Engr. Seyi Makinde, has met with the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, at the force headquarters, Abuja, over the Southwest security outfit codenamed ‘Operation Amotekun’, as well as the raging Local Government crisis in the State. Speaking to Journalists after the meeting on Wednesday, January 29, 2020, Governor Makinde explained that […]

Police Arrest Pastor For Faking Kidnap In Kaduna

The Anti-Kidnapping Union operatives in the Kaduna State Police have arrested a 39-year-old pastor for allegedly faking his kidnap. This was confirmed in a statement issued by the spokesperson of the police in the state, DSP Yakubu Sabo, on Wednesday, January 29, 2020. According to the statement, the suspect pastor James Clement of Nasarawa Trikaniya […]

Reps Mourn Muhammadu Fagengawo, Adjourn Plenary

The House of Representatives joined families and friends to mourn its late member from Garki/Babura Federal constituency in Jigawa State, Dr Muhammadu Fagengawo. Dr Fagengawo died on the eve of the New Year in Dubai at a hospital where he had been receiving treatment. The Speaker of the House, Right Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, announced the […]