Asaba Airport Downgrade: Big Task Before Okowa
BUILT on a vast virgin land on the Benin-Asaba expressway, Asaba Airport was billed as the star project of Delta State Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan’s eight-year rule.
Asaba Airport Downgrade:The Big Task Before Okowa
BUILT on a vast virgin land on the Benin-Asaba expressway, Asaba Airport was billed as the star project of Delta State Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan’s eight-year rule. On the surface, the airport, which was constructed at well over N37 billion, promised so much potential for growth until the hammer of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) descended on it last week.
Pains, Pains When The Pumps Go Dry
ALTHOUGH fuel marketers called off their strike action last week, motorists across Lagos State still battled to buy the product. At the AP filling station at Ladipo (along Agege Motor Road) on Wednesday, motorists who had trooped out en masse to buy the precious liquid were disappointed, as the filing station failed to dispense the product.
Okada Riders vs FCTA: Bows, Arrows, Daggers…And Guts
COMMERCIAL motorcycling has become a major means of transportation in many Nigerian cities and villages, and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) is no exception.
Palm Wine Sellers Also Cry…In Port Harcourt
THE Rich Also Cry. Remember the popular television series? Well, in the Garden City, as Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital is fondly called, others, besides the affluent, are bewailing government’s indifference to what they say is a potential economic booster.
Wild Wild Way! At Apapa-Mile2-Oshodi Expressway
THE importance of the Apapa-Mile2-Oshodi Expressway to Lagos State does not require emphasis. The stretch, which connects the nation’s major seaport in Apapa and the ever-busy Murtala Muhammed International Airport, is crucial to the country’s economy
Lest We Forget... Africa’s Hospitality Liberated South Africa
THE recent xenophobic attacks on foreigners in South Africa brought into focus the role African countries played in South Africa’s liberation.
Odo-Irele: Local Gin Sellers Decry Ban
ALTHOUGH quiet has returned to Odo-Irele, with no new causality figures, some residents of the area will have to adjust to the economic consequence of events of the last two weeks.
Explaining Odo-Irele’s ‘Mysterious’ Deaths
IT is unlikely health commissioners in Nigeria would pray to experience what their Ondo State counterpart passed through in the past two weeks. A strange disease was reported to have broken out in one of the state’s communities.