• Imported commercial vehicles must be fitted with speed limiter from January 1 – FRSC

    Imported commercial vehicles must be fitted with speed limiter from January 1 – FRSC

    According to reports, the Corps Marshal of the Federal Road Safety Corps, Boboye Oyeyemi, on Monday said all commercial vehicles coming into the country from January 1, 2017 must be fitted with speed limiter.

    Oyeyemi stated this in Kaduna when he visited the FRSC Sector Command for routine interaction with personnel to strengthen operational duties and general service delivery.

    Oyeyemi, represented by the Head of Operations, FRSC Headquarters, Abuja, Deputy Corps Marshal Ojeme Ewhrudjakpor, said that the measure was to ensure safety […]

  • NNPC to begin commercial production of biofuels – GMD

    NNPC to begin commercial production of biofuels – GMD

    It was gathered that the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), will soon commence the first large scale commercial bio-fuel venture as alternative to fossil fuel, Dr Maikanti Baru, Group Managing Director (GMD), has disclosed.

    Baru made the disclosure on Wednesday in Abuja at a two-day Environment Dialogue, titled `Diversification of the Economy, the Role of Jatropha.’ The GMD, who was represented by Mr Babatunde Adeniran, the Corporation’s Group Executive Director, Gas and Power, said the project became necessary due to the […]

  • Controversy as Commercial S*x Worker Sells Her 2-year-old Daughter in Lagos

    Controversy as Commercial S*x Worker Sells Her 2-year-old Daughter in Lagos

    The police in Lagos State have arrested a commercial s*x worker for allegedly selling her two-year-old child in the Badagry area of the state.

    For allegedly selling her 2-year-old child in the Badagry area of Lagos State, the gallant operatives of the Nigerian Police, Badagry Division, have arrested a woman, identified as Grace Onome, on Saturday after a tip-off.

    According to reports, Onome’s four accomplices, who allegedly aided the sale of the girl, were also arrested by the police, as the sold […]

  • IPOB sit-at-home order disrupts commercial activities in Anambra, partial success elsewhere

    IPOB sit-at-home order disrupts commercial activities in Anambra, partial success elsewhere

    According to reports, the sit-at-home order by the Indigenous People of Biafra on Friday disrupted commercial and academic activities in Onitsha, Anambra State as markets, banks and schools were closed in compliance.

    The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the order was, however, a failure in most parts of the South East as the people went about their businesses unmolested.

    The pro-Biafra group had made the order to protest the continued detention of its leader, Nnamdi Kanu, and other agitators detained in […]

  • Policeman kills commercial bus driver in Warri

    Policeman kills commercial bus driver in Warri

    A trigger happy policeman attached to a popular transport company in Effurun, near Warri in Delta State has shot dead one Mr. Ese Eruotor, 22, commercial bus driver around popular and ever busy Effurun Roundabout-Mofor/DSC axis.

    The killing led to negative reactions by drivers and friends. When newsmen visited the Mofor Unit of the National Union of Road Transport Workers, NURTW, some drivers who spoke said that the killing of Eruotor by the police was oppressive, wicked and useless.

    The visibly angry […]

  • FRSC bars commercial motorcyclists from plying major roads in Lagos

    FRSC bars commercial motorcyclists from plying major roads in Lagos

    The Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC), has said that it is collaborating with other traffic agencies to ensure that commercial motorcyclists are barred from plying major roads in Lagos state.

    The Sector Commander of the commission in Lagos, Mr Hyginus Omeje, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos on Friday that a task force had been put in place to enforce the ban.

    Omeje said: “On the issue of restriction of Okada on major highways in Lagos State, we are […]

  • We pretend to be commercial drivers in Lagos – Robbery suspect confesses

    We pretend to be commercial drivers in Lagos – Robbery suspect confesses

    Operatives of the Rapid Response Squad, RRS, of the Lagos State Police Command at the weekend arrested a gang of robbers who robbed two passengers in the Gbagada area of the state.

    The syndicate, 26-year-old Ubuke Michael, and Obinna Okoro, 24, were arrested after their operational bus, with number plate FST 890 XM, had picked up the two passengers going to the Alaba International Market and Ladipo Spare Part Market to buy goods.

    One of the victims, Boniface Anusionwu, said he had […]