Why motocyclists shun crash helmets
It’s three years since Aanuoluwapo Oshunkeye was discharged from hospital, where doctors fought tooth and nail to save her life, after a road mishap that was only inches away from turning fatal.
Ajao residents decry bad roads, dearth of infrastructure
For many years, residents and business operators in Ajao Estate, located in Oshodi/Isolo local government area of Lagos State, have being living in abandonment...
Sanity still eludes Ladipo spare parts market, environs
Motorists plying roads bordering and within Ladipo Automobile Spare Parts Market in the Mushin area of Lagos State, are livid with rage over the uncouth and inconsiderate manner that traders in the market go about their activities. Apart from motorists, residents of the area, and surrounding neighbourhoods like Papa Ajao, Matori Industrial Layout and parts…
Federal parastatal pensioners task government on arrears
Pensioners of the Federal Parastatal have appealed to the Federal Government to look into their plights and pay them their over 24 months arrears Engr. Adewale Anthony Ogunkoya, Secretary, Federal Parastatal Pensioners of Nigeria (FPPN), who was at Rutam House, the Corporate office of The Guardian Newspapers, said, such payment will alleviate the plight of…
Flood takes over Lagos, slows traffic
It appears there is no end in sight to the misery befalling motorists plying Oshodi-Apapa Expressway in Lagos, as different portions of this very important road are either impassable, or are heavily flooded during downpours. In fact, aggrieved motorists are of the view that the much-talked about efforts put in by the Federal Government, as…
Communal war brews in Imo over Isiala Mbano council headquarters
On January 17, 1992 when the people of Umuelemai Autonomous Community, in Isiala Mbano Local Council of Imo State secured the judgment of the High Court in Owerri, which asked the Nigeria Postal Service (NIPOST) to rename its sub-postal agency located in the area in its favour....
Igando/Ikotun: Landlords, owners of small businesses cry out over double taxation
Small-scale business owners in Igando/Ikotun Local Council Development Area (LCDA) of Lagos State, and landlords are complaining of multiplicity of taxes as the LCDA attempts to jerk up Internally Generated Revenue (IGR).
How boulders, abandoned heavy-duty equipment contribute to road crashes
Some contractors are in the habit of indiscriminately abandoning broken down heavy-duty equipment such as earthmovers and caterpillars, concrete mixers, as well as, boulders around sites of ongoing or completed projects.
Effective regulatory agencies critical to mitigating disasters — Adejola
Considering the number of lives lost around the country in emergency situations, it’s safe to say that the country’s emergency preparedness is highly suspect.
Third Mainland closure
Far from promises by government that the closure of the Third Mainland Bridge would not result to hardship, commuters and motorists had hectic time adjusting to alternative routes.