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RoqeebahFebruary 9, 2017

How is Governor Ambode going to phase out Danfo buses from Lagos?

On Monday at the 14th Annual Lecture of the Centre for Values in Leadership (CVL) that held at the Muson ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 23, 2016

BRT vehicle in flames in Lagos Island (PHOTOS)

A Bus Rapid Transport (BRT) vehicle on Friday went up in flames at Adeniji bus stop in Lagos Island. There ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoJuly 25, 2016

‘I will be sick if I don’t mingle with common people’ – Ooni of Ife

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi has been criticized by different quarters of the society for his apparent social nature. ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaJuly 20, 2016

Nurse sent to Kirikiri for refusing to pay N100 LAGBUS fare

A 48-year-old nurse has been remanded in Kirikiri Prisons for allegedly failing to pay for her trip via a commercial ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoJuly 1, 2016

Lagos state will send you to jail if you buy anything from street hawkers

Governor of Lagos state, Akinwunmi Ambode has declared that anyone caught patronizing street hawkers around the state will be punished. ...

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Mazi EmekaJune 29, 2016

The late 5: These are the stories that drove the conversation today

These are the top five stories that drove the conversation today. Court throws out Fani-Kayode’s suit A federal high court ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoJanuary 7, 2016

Governor Ambode ends contract with BRT operators

The Lagos State Government has with immediate effect, put an end to the operations of the National Union of Road ...

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Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 22, 2014

Wahala dey! BRT bus suffers brake failure and hits Army officer’s car

by Kolapo Olapoju A BRT (Bus Rapid Transit) bus has been involved in an accident, involving an Army officer at ...

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YEditorSeptember 21, 2014

BRT arson trial continues, Army granted leave to re-examine three witnesses

by Godwin Akanfe The Lagos State Tribunal of Inquiry into the July 4 road accident and vandalism of some Bus ...

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YEditorSeptember 18, 2014

How soldiers burnt down BRT buses – LAGBUS witness narrates

by Godwin Akanfe An eyewitness to the July 4 mayhem on Ikorodu Road, Lagos, which led to the vandalism of ...

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YEditorSeptember 16, 2014

Let’s see where this goes – Tribunal begins inquiry into Lagbus trashing

by Godwin Akanfe The tribunal of inquiry into the road traffic accident, arson and vandalism of some Bus Rapid Transit ...

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July 11, 2014

Alkasim Abdulkadir: Revisiting the Army BRT debacle (Y! FrontPage)

by Alkasim Abdulkadir In all of this, it is doubly hard to believe the version of the Army in spite ...

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July 10, 2014

Dele Agekameh: Wild wild Nigerian soldiers

by Dele Agekameh Moreover, in the history of such incidents in this country, soldiers are known for their penchant and ...

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July 6, 2014

#InCaseYouMissedIt: How 3 men were crushed to death by BRT bus in Lagos (GRAPHIC IMAGES)

by S’ola Filani While trying to avoid being caught by the police, three men reportedly got crushed to death by ...

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July 5, 2014

Eky Shirley: On soldiers and Lagos BRT buses (Y! Superblogger)

by Eky Shirley “Reasons for this”; the recalcitrance/unruliness/recklessness of some persons in the military who are supposed to protect the ...

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March 29, 2014

Opinion: Why I loved me some Okada in Lagos

by Lekan Aminu On and on like that, okada has saved us from embarrasements and even death. I can’t forget ...

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January 21, 2014

Actress, Kate Henshaw ‘almost crushed’ by Lagos BRT bus (READ)

by Adeola Balogun   Actress, Kate Henshaw was yesterday involved in a near car crash with a BRT vehicle in ...

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October 26, 2013

BRT workers go on strike to protest unpaid salaries

  Commuters in Lagos, western Nigeria, were stranded, Saturday morning, when workers with the Bus Rapid Transit, BRT scheme refused ...

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October 14, 2013

Sad news: Girl killed by hit-and-run driver at Palmgrove while attempting to cross the road

Tragedy struck on Saturday night at Palmgrove Bus-stop, Somolu, Lagos after a young lady simply identified as Oluchi was killed ...

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September 19, 2013

“I thought he might be interested in buying” – Man arrested for threatening BRT boss with snakes (PICTURED)

by ‘Jola Sotubo The chairman of the Ketu depot of the Lagos Bus Rapid Transit (BRT), Chief Sunday Yusuf, received ...

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July 31, 2013

E-ticket for BRT buses launched in Lagos

by Chi Ibe Commuters in Lagos can now pay as low as N20 depending on the distance of their journey ...

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July 8, 2013

Are you ready? Lagos BRT set to commence e-ticketing

by Olaniyi Afolabi In a bid to restructure the operations of the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) scheme to improve efficiency, effectiveness, ...

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March 20, 2013

Opinion: Is LAGBUS going the way of LSTC?

by Olasukanmi Akoni   In the 1920s, road-based bus transportation was pioneered in Lagos by two Nigerians, Mrs Charlotte Olajumoke ...

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March 9, 2013

Abigail Anaba: The Nigerian middle class are razz…That is the problem (Y! Superblogger)

They  do not stop to ask themselves pertinent questions this middle class. They will kick against anything that will cause ...

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December 26, 2012

Opinion: The Christmas that could have been

by Oseiwe Ibhagui We need to have a network and support of relevant authorities so that we are not at ...

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November 26, 2012

Reports say BRT bus falls off Third Mainland Bridge … Not true, says Lagos State

By Hauwa Gambo The Federal Road Safety Commission has just stated through its Twitter handle @FRSCNigeria that a fully loaded ...

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November 8, 2012

SNAPSHOT: Will BRT bus vandalization stop Fashola? ‘Okada’ riders seem to think so

by Isi Esene This Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) bus was allegedly vandalized yesterday by commercial motorcycle operators popularly known as ...

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October 25, 2012

“We can not continue this way!” – Lagosians protest ‘okada’ restriction

by Isi Esene Lagosians have continued to groan under the weight of the new traffic law which placed restrictions on ...

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August 13, 2012

Lagos is not broke, says Fashola (but, em, it’s drowning under foreign debt)

by Stanley Azuakola Be not afraid, Lagosians, your state is not broke. That was the assurance given by the Lagos ...

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August 13, 2012

Ijeoma Nwogwugwu: The Lagos traffic law does not make sense

The point being made is that before the Lagos State Government goes gaga over its new Traffic Law, it needs ...

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