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On Nigerian roads, death is a tragic freebie

I’ve heard gruesome tales about tragedies on Nigerian roads. The gory story a friend told me sometimes ago came to memory as I was recently reading up on fatalities on Nigerian roads. Road crashes have become normal in the country. For about two hours, my friend kept on spewing out …

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NANS vows to block airports, federal roads

The National Association of Nigerian Students on Monday vowed to block all federal roads and airports in the country to protest the 12-week extension of the strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities. NANS President, Sunday Asefon, in a statement made available to our correspondent, condemned the inaction of …

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Oyetola inaugurates rehabilitation of N3.2bn township roads

The Osun State Governor, Adegboyega Oyetola, on Thursday, flagged off rehabilitation of roads in Osogbo Federal Constituency with an assurance not to neglect governance for politicking. Oyetola gave the assurance in Ilobu during the flag off of rehabilitation work on three selected roads cutting across the Osogbo, Ilobu, Ifon and …

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Residents fear epidemics as refuse fill roads in Anambra

More than half of some major roads in Anambra communities have been taken over by heaps of refuse, thereby making both human and vehicular movement almost difficult. Our correspondent, who went round some locations on Wednesday, observed that major drainage channels, especially in the Onitsha metropolis, have also been blocked …

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FG okays N33.81bn for lie detectors, roads in ministries

THE Federal Government approved N33.81bn for the award of various contracts for projects in the Ministries of Works and Housing; Industry, Trade and Investments, and Justice in Abuja on Wednesday. This includes N1.07bn for the procurement of eye-scanning lie detectors and night-vision goggles for the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency. …

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