37 YOUTH CORP MEMBERS SURVIVE CRASH ON LAGOS/SHAGAMU EXPRESS WAY

A white Coaster bus conveying 37 National Youth Service Corp Members from Shagamu to Sango Otta in Ogun State, crashed at Panco, 15.16Hrs on Monday afternoon. According to the Public Education Officer of the Ogun State Sector Command of the Federal Road Safety Commission FRSC, Florence Okpe, there was no casualty, but 19 of the Corp members, (9 males and 10 females sustained injuries and were taken to the FRSC Accident Emergency Clinic for evaluation and treatment while four of the victims with severe injuries were referred to Olabisi Onabanjo…

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THE DECISION TO SACK DAURA UNANIMOUS – PRESIDENCY

Nigeria’s Presidency has said that there is no rift between Acting President Yemi Osinbajo and President Muhammadu Buhari on the decision to sack Lawal Daura, the Director-General ofthe Department of Security Services, DSS. Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, disclosed this yesterday, while fielding questions from State House correspondents after the weekly Federal Executive Council meeting in Abuja. The meeting was chaired by the acting President. “What we will like to say for the umpteenth time is that the presidency is one. Whenever the President…

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ELEPHANT POACHERS ARE TERRORISTS – DESMOND MAJEKODUNMI

Nigeria’s foremost environment activist, Desmond Majekodunmi came into the studios of Nigeria Info 99.3 Fm for the radio programme, ‘Environment Reports’ on Thursday, the 2nd of August, 2018 with the recorded voice of a trumpeting elephant from his Lumfasi Park in Lekki, Lagos. Most of the listeners who called in to the show easily identified the sound as that of the elephant. But listening intuitively, it sounded like a spiritual clarion call for attention to be paid to the plight of elephants in our own interest. Elephant numbers are in…

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NDLEA SEIZES 3 TONNES OF ILLICIT DRUGS IN LAGOS. ARRESTS 166 SUSPECTS

The Lagos State Command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA has seized over 3 tonnes of illicit drugs worth millions of naira in Lagos. Alhaji Sule Aliyu, the Lagos State commander who made the disclosure on Tuesday, said the seizure was made between January and July 2018 and 166 suspects were arrested in connection with the drugs which include Cannabis Sativa, Tramadol, Cocaine, Exol, Raphynol and Heroine. According to him, Cannabis Sativa, otherwise known as Igbo amounted to 1596.317 kilogrammes, Tramadol, with the total of 995.750 kilogrammes. Others…

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LAGOS BLAZES TRAIL TO KILL ‘PLASTIC POLLUTION’

In line with the theme of the 2018 ‘World environment Day”, which is “Kill Plastic Pollution”, The proactive government of Lagos State has sealed a major partnership with a consortium of multi-national companies, food and beverage recycling alliance, to rid the waterways and water bodies in the state of filth with specific focus on plastic waste. This was revealed at the ‘Water Transportation Roundtable’, hosted by Governor Akinwunmi Ambode at Eko Hotel and Suites, Victoria Island on Friday, the 27th of August, 2018. The agreement to clean-up the waterways will…

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FRSC, FMW, JULIUS BERGER, RCCG MEET ON LAGOS/IBADAN EXP WAY TO ALLEVIATE SUFFERING OF MOTORISTS.

As part of efforts at monitoring the on-going rehabilitation of the Lagos/Ibadan Expressway aimed at alleviating the suffering of motorists during the rehabilitation of one of the busiest roads in Nigeria, the Federal Road Safety Commission FRSC, met with Julius Berger Plc. JBN and other stakeholders to ensure that the construction company provides adequate and standard road signs including palliative measures on failed portions of the corridor to ease the flow of traffic and reduce the loss of man-hours. In a statement made available by the Public Education Officer of…

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FRSC/NDLEA INTENSIFY WAR AGAINST DRIVING UNDER INFLUENCE OF ALCOHOL AND DRUGS

The Forum of Public Relations Officers of Para-Military Agencies in Nigeria is no doubt yielding positive results. This became evident as the Public Education Officer of The Federal Road Safety Commission, FRSC, Lagos Sector Command, Mrs Tomi Maala Igbaroola, the Public Relations Officer, Lagos State Command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, Mallam Musa and the Principal Staff Officer, Drug Demand and Reduction Unit, Mrs Titilope Ogunluyi appeared on a radio programme ‘OGA DRIVER’ on Star 101.5fm in Lagos recently. The Trio had resolved to collaborate and step-up…

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ROAD SAFETY AND THE WORLD CUP – Tobi Job.

A lot of people may be wondering what the World Cup has to do with safety on our roads. “It has a lot to do with the world cup, knowing full well that the World Cup is a major force that brings everybody together. Everybody loves and wants to watch football but the fact that everyone wants to be a part of it means safety is involved. How do we watch football, where do we watch football and when do we watch football? Let’s say you want to catch a…

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On Man’s Acts of Omission and Commission against NATURE! – Sola Faboya.

There is nothing more disheartening and painful, than to take in and accommodate a guest… placing all conveniences and utilities, freely at his disposal, only for that guest (unprovoked), to start disrupting the order of the household; defiling the healthy ambience; and at the extreme, setting to destroy the structure of the shelter under which he is to experience peace, inner communion and succuour! And it could also happen that, that the time that this disagreeable guest is leaving, if he does not succeed in destroying the home of his…

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FRSC To Cover 45 Corridors During The Eld-El-Fitri Special Patrol

The Federal Road Safety Commission FRSC has made puclic its plans for road uses during the Eid-El-Fitri celebrations accross  Nigeria. The full text reads: Owing to the fact that the Federal Road Safety Corps expects a mass movement of people and goods across the length and breadth of the Country during the end of Ramadan festive season in preparation for Id – el – fitrii coupled with  a bid to trend down road traffic crashes at least  by 15% and fatalities by 30% during the period, the Corps Marshal, Dr.…

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