• How gunmen attempted to assassinate me on Lokoja-Abuja highway – Faleke

    How gunmen attempted to assassinate me on Lokoja-Abuja highway – Faleke

    Former running mate to the deceased All Progressives Congress, APC, governorship candidate in Kogi State, Prince Abubakar Audu, James Faleke has claimed that some gunmen attempted to assassinate him.

    Faleke, currently a member of the House of Representatives alleged that the assassination attempt occurred along the Lokoja-Abuja highway at about 7 p.m on November 6.

    A statement by the Director of Media and Publicity of the Audu/Faleke Political Organisation, Duro Meseko on Friday, said the gunmen shot severally at Faleke’s vehicle but […]

  • Kenyan Woman Hires Helicopter After Her Car Broke Down on the Highway (Photos)

    Kenyan Woman Hires Helicopter After Her Car Broke Down on the Highway (Photos)

    A Kenyan woman has taken internet by storm after she spent expensively to hire a helicopter after her car broke down on the highway.

    A Kenyan woman has become the talk of town after she hired a chopper when her vehicle broke down in the middle of the road.

    The curvy lady by the name of Corletta Okila sensing her expensive vehicle will take long to be repaired decided to call an Uber chopper to come and pick her up.

    “So our car […]

  • Market women protest, block Benin-Lagos highway

    Market women protest, block Benin-Lagos highway

    Protesters on Monday blocked the Uselu/Ugbowo section of the Benin-Lagos highway over plans by Egor Local Government Area of Edo State to relocate traders.

    The protesters, under the aegis of Uselu Market Women Association, were resisting the directive to move to lock-up stores built by the council.

    The women, displaying placards, blocked both sides of the highway, preventing motorists from continuing with their trips.

    Some of the women said the N1.2m charged for the stalls was too expensive for them, especially given the […]

  • Police smash highway robbery syndicate, recover two AK47 rifles

    Police smash highway robbery syndicate, recover two AK47 rifles

    According to reports, the Police in Enugu State on Saturday said it has smashed a highway robbery syndicate disguising as military officers at the Nsukka axis of the Enugu-Makurdi Road.

    The police said they recovered two double barrel guns fabricated as AK 47 rifle, money, a pair of boots and torches, among others.

    The police spokesman in the State, Ebere Amaraizu, told the News Agency of Nigeria in Enugu that the hoodlums were dressed in military camouflage.

    Amaraizu said: “The Police Counter Terrorism […]

  • Boko Haram kills five in attack on reopened Gamboru-Maiduguri highway

    Boko Haram kills five in attack on reopened Gamboru-Maiduguri highway

    Boko Haram killed five traders in an ambush on a highway in northeast Nigeria that was recently reopened after coming under repeated attack from the Islamist group, a military source said on Wednesday.

    A convoy of vehicles carrying Nigerian immigration officials and a group of traders were travelling from Gamboru, on the border with Cameroon, to the city of Maiduguri when they came under fire on Monday.

    “Three (immigration) officers were hit and injured in the fire exchange. The immigration men drove […]

  • APC slams Ekiti House of Assembly over highway sitting

    APC slams Ekiti House of Assembly over highway sitting

    The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti State has described Wednesday’s sitting on the highway by members of the House of Assembly as shameful saying that the lawmakers “have shown the world that they belong to the gutter where they have moved the Assembly to.”

    In a statement by its Publicity Secretary, Taiwo Olatunbosun, the party described the lawmakers as lacking integrity and accomplices in the promotion of the alleged financial crime over which they were defending the governor and wondered […]

  • Residents laud Governor Ambode over Oshodi-Apapa highway repairs

    Residents laud Governor Ambode over Oshodi-Apapa highway repairs

    A cross section of Lagos State residents on Wednesday lauded the State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, for keeping to his promise of repairing the failed portions of the Oshodi-Apapa Expressway, saying that the development has transformed the economic landscape of the axis.

    Governor Ambode, had about five weeks ago, made an unscheduled inspection of the road while returning from a function, where he expressed dissatisfaction at the deplorable state of some portions of the road.

    A visibly worried Governor Ambode had alighted […]