Tag: roads

tosin adesinaSeptember 12, 2018

Let’s talk about “Killer Parents” on Lagos Roads

One evening in July 2018, I almost lost my life. I was riding in a tricycle (keke napep) somewhere along ...

tosin adesinaAugust 29, 2018

A Nigerian has decided to sue the FG for bad roads and it’s about damn time

After surviving a ghastly motor accident that killed three persons on Thursday August 23, 2018, Blessing Agbomhere has decided to ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 19, 2017

Opinion: Nigeria is begging companies to fix its roads but will this solve the problem?

by Adewunmi Emoruwa It appears Nigeria has finally devised a way of out of its infrastructure woes. Or not quite. ...

Op-ed EditorAugust 28, 2017

James Inedu George: Lagos roads and the death of real innovation

by James Inedu George China has a middle class of about 300 million. It’s a growing middle class. As the ...

ToluJune 28, 2017

Backstory: Between a “deceitful” Fashola, the “ignorant” NASS and a stalled budget

If you have been paying keen attention to local politics, you’d know that there’s an ongoing rancour between the National ...

AzeezJune 3, 2017

Buhari has abandoned all FG projects in Rivers – Wike

Rivers State governor Nyesom Wike has said the Federal Government ‘deliberately abandoned’ its projects in the state. Buhari said this ...

AzeezMay 8, 2017

Just In: Lagos govt bars VIO from its roads

The Lagos State Government has ordered Vehicle Inspection Officers (VIOs) to leave its roads, Punch reports.   It was gathered ...

RoqeebahOctober 28, 2016

5 things to expect once the toll roads are reintroduced

Since the Senate has decided to punish us for the deplorable state of Federal roads across the nation by billing ...

Mazi EmekaSeptember 13, 2016

Opinion: Politicians; the notorious talkers

 by Isa Eneye Mubarak Conclusion First: I offer the conclusion first because if for some reason you stop reading here, ...

Adebayo EmuleomoAugust 4, 2016

The all too messy Apapa roads in 13 pictures

The state of the ever-busy Apapa road in Lagos state is certainly a cause for worry. Over the years, the ...

Op-Ed EditorJune 13, 2016

Opinion: With Okezie Ikpeazu, Abians got it right

by Chinyere Akatobi Choosing or electing a leader from a poll of qualified or unqualified candidates can most times be ...

Op-Ed EditorMarch 21, 2016

Opinion: How bad must Nigeria’s roads get?

From allegations of over speeding, to driving without a license and travelling without seatbelts on, the Federal Road Safety Corps ...

Adebayo EmuleomoMarch 9, 2016

Fayose’s commissioners quizzed, Ekiti lawmakers in DSS custody

The Ekiti State Commissioner for Finance, Toyin Ojo, has been detained by the Department of State Services since Monday, March ...

Kolapo OlapojuMarch 2, 2016

Jonathan, Yar’Adua ‘constructed 6 new roads’ – Doyin Okupe lists them

Of late, the debate over the accomplishments of former President, Goodluck Jonathan has been intense- between proponents of the Nigerian ...

Mazi EmekaFebruary 28, 2016

Doyin Okupe to VP Osinbajo: ‘You lied in a church’

Former Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, Dr. Doyin Okupe, on Sunday, described the recent ...

Mazi EmekaFebruary 27, 2016

What FG must do to end Biafra agitation in Nigeria – Ohaneze Ndigbo

Apex pan Igbo social, political and cultural organisation- Ohaneze Ndigbo, has advised the Federal Government to take some certain steps ...

Mazi EmekaFebruary 10, 2016

Lagos-Ibadan expressway will be ready in 2 years, to gulp N50bn – Fashola

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has assured Nigerians that the Federal Government will complete the reconstruction ...

Kolapo OlapojuNovember 26, 2015

Dear Minister Fashola, President Buhari says Nigeria’s ‘roads are dead’

The new Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola undoubtedly has his work cut out for him, although precedence has ...

Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 20, 2015

Opinion: Nigerians, road accidents and the blood of Jesus

I sincerely think that as Nigerians, we need to embrace science and technology, study it and understand it as much ...

Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 6, 2015

These roads in Lekki and Onitsha have a lot in common (PHOTOS)

Save for the fact that the flooding in the Onitsha road is a lot more than that of the road ...

Kolapo OlapojuFebruary 27, 2015

We will bring peace and security to Nigeria – GEJ assures

by Iyobosa Omoregie President Goodluck Jonathan has assured Nigerians that his administration would restore peace and security to every part ...

Janeth JFebruary 13, 2015

Fashola’s not happy with FG for deploying task force on Lagos roads

by Ranti Joseph The Lagos State government on Friday urged the federal agencies to respect provisions of the law in ...

Isime EseneSeptember 5, 2014

#MyRoadIsWorseThanYours: Here’s one Lagos road Fashola needs to repair fast (PHOTOS)

by Isi Esene The Lagos State Government has announced its intention take advantage of the lull in the rains to engage ...

YEditorAugust 28, 2014

We will remove all broken down vehicles from the highways

by Iyobosa Omoregie The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) promised to remove all broken- down vehicles along all major Highways ...

January 16, 2014

Dele Agekameh: On the sorry state of Nigerian roads

by Dele Agekameh Besides causing avoidable deaths to road users, the drivers of articulated vehicles also constitute some nuisance to ...

September 28, 2013

Orji Uzor Kalu: Of the new Igbo consciousness

by Orji Uzor Kalu I do not need to write about the other bad roads in the zone, because it ...

September 12, 2013

Ralph Egbu: 2015 – The regretful things

by Ralph Egbu        They are not quarrelling over roads,  education, how to fight the world’s  economic wars or better ...

August 9, 2013

Opinion: Ekiti – A transformation never witnessed

Odunayo Ogunmola In a bid to secure the trust of the people he leads before fully settling down to the ...

July 31, 2013

Ife Adebayo: Primary education – Another basic need for Nigerians (Y! Politico)

by Ife Adebayo We need to get our children into school, EVERY ONE OF THEM. And the time to do ...

June 25, 2013

Fashola approves reconstruction of 70 roads, announces plans to complete 450

by Rachel Ogbu Lagos state Governor Babatunde Fashola has said that he plans to increase the number of roads awarded ...

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