In fact, a stretch of about 500 metres on the Nigerian side has about 15 checkpoints, with the Nigeria Customs Service, the Nigeria Immigration Service, and sundry government agencies, manning them.
Residents task government to end Apapa Tank Farm menace
It’s been over two years since Lagos State governor Akinwunmi Ambode issued a 90-day ultimatum to owners of tank farms in the Apapa area of the state. Then, the governor had directed that they build loading bays or be ready to shut down.
Schooling in unfriendly environment
When an eyewitness shared on social media, news of four errant male students of Ireti Grammar School, South West Ikoyi, attempting to assault, in full public glare, female students of Falomo Senior High School...
Orphaned by lack of attention, UUTH groans under lean infrastructure
Round the country, inadequate infrastructure and equipment has left most teaching hospitals in dire straits. While this happens, top government officials and wealthy Nigerians are streaming abroad for world-class healthcare services.
‘Obtaining/renewal of driver’s license should not exceed 60 days’—FRSC
Amid grueling delays faced by motorists trying to obtain/renew their driver’s license, Assistant Corps Marshal of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Shehu Zaki...
Ohaji/Egbema: Harbinger of wealth thriving in penury, violence
Imo state enjoys the status of an oil-producing state because of several communities in the Ohaji/Egbema Local Council of the state. But the neglect that these communities suffer...
Bad roads: No reprieve yet in sight
Contract for the refurbishing of the Calabar-Ikom Highway is said to have been awarded to another firm, but no construction has started except for the remedial works carried out by Samatech and a few other contractors
Violent crimes seize Edo’s jugular
Penultimate week was that of horror in Edo State, with gruesome killings and violent kidnappings, which could adversely affect the business climate, as well as the psyche of the average resident of the state.
Lagos DNA centre: Opening up on parternity, criminal investigations
A Lagos High Court recently threw out a criminal case involving the rape of a three-year-old girl, for not being able to substantiate the strong and compelling evidence linking the man to the alleged rape.
Failing primary healthcare in Kano
Dosara Primary Health Care Centre, in Ungogo Local Council of Kano State, has been rendered helpless, hopeless and monumentally inefficient, due to lack of an effective, explicit primary healthcare policy in the state.