New Seme Border post: Travellers demand flag-off, end to impunity
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.
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...
Bad roads: No reprieve in sight
Travelling from Benin City, the Edo State capital to Abuja, through Ekpoma, Okpella, through Okene has become a misadventure that many regret venturing into in the last few years.
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
VIO to track traffic offenders with technology
When news filtered out that Governor Akinwunmi Ambode, has ordered Vehicle Inspection Officers (VIOs) off Lagos State roads, many residents received the news with mixed feelings, depending on how they have been impacted by the activities of the VIOs.
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.