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Month: January 2017

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Lagos To Begin Oshodi-abule Egba BRT Construction

The regulator of the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) scheme; Lagos Metropolitan Transport Authority (LAMATA), has unveiled plan to extend the service to the heavily congested Oshodi-Iyana Ipaja-Abule-Egba route.To facilitate smooth operation of the scheme on the route, LAMATA is awarding a contract to redesign the road with two BRT lanes to run in the middle, starting from Abule-Egba towards Oshodi. The service lanes of the expressway are also to be repaired and made more motorable.This, according Abiodun Dabiri, managing director of LAMATA, would be accomplished within the next 20 months and would reduce travel time along the route by at least 40 percent.Dabiri, who addressed stakeholders at a sensitisation meeting, last week, said the work would entail an uninterrupted median BRT service, 11 ...
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Lagos To Close All Roads For Citywide Marathon Race

The General Manager, Access Bank Lagos City Marathon, Yussuf Alli, on Sunday released detailed information on road closure on February 11, the date of the second edition of Access Bank Lagos City Marathon. Alli disclosed that for about 12 hours, some parts of Lagos will be shut down for the safety of thousands of runners, hundreds of thousands of cheering fans and millions of Lagosians. He urged residents of Ikeja and environs going to Victoria Island to go through Ikorodu Road, vehicles from Badagry, Mile 2, and environ going to Victoria Island to go through Apapa and Orile to link Eko Bridge to Victoria Island; while residents of Lagos Mainland, Surulere and environ are advised to avoid Masha Area and National Stadium but they can link Victoria Island through Iponri/Iganmu, Eko Br...
Woman Unable To Pay N400k Loan She Invested In MMM Kills Herself
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Woman Unable To Pay N400k Loan She Invested In MMM Kills Herself

Benue State capital, Markurdi, was thrown into mourning last Friday after the discovery of a lifeless body of a mother of two said to have drowned herself in River Benue due to her inability to repay the loan of N400,000 she invested in MMM.Husband of 34-year-old mother of two, Gloria Samson, said he didn’t have any inkling that his wife planned to kill herself.Speaking in an emotion-laden voice, David Samson told SUNDAY PUNCH that he was aware that his wife was a victim of the money-doubling scheme; Mavrodi Mundial Moneybox otherwise called MMM.The deceased began the journey to her final resting place at a public cemetery located in Ankpa ward, Makurdi, the state capital, last Friday.As her corpse, wrapped in a casket, arrived in the cemetery, crowd of mourners wore gloomy faces, wom...
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Nollywood Actress Funke Akindele and other Celebrities to boycott 2face’s anti-government protest

Abuja – Some Nigerian celebrities, say they will boycott the planned anti-government protest by award winning musician Tuface, also known as 2baba. Tuface, the African Queen crooner recently took to his Instagram handle: @official2baba, calling on his fans and followers to join in the nationwide protest scheduled for February 5. He stated: “First Massive Nationwide Protests’’. Funke Adesiyan, Bovi Ugboma and Funke Akindele “A call for good governance.
A call for urgent explanation into the reckless economic downturn nationwide….to come out and protest this obnoxious and baseless policies and excuses of the government of the day.”
 Reacting, popular comedian, Bovi Ugboma said he would not join the protest. Bovi on his Instagram handle: ‏@officialBovi stated, “Boycott” is too strong a wo...
Chris Brown bans his friends from driving his cars after one crashed his $500k Lamborghini
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Chris Brown bans his friends from driving his cars after one crashed his $500k Lamborghini

. . Chris Brown has put a halt to his friends driving his cars after one of them totaled his insanely expensive Lamborghini Aventador. According to TMZ the star was furious after the crash...The driver left the scene, so cops don't know who was behind the wheel. The "friend" told Chris he was not under the influence ... he just lost control. Chris had given 7 friends permission to drive his fleet of cars -- but after the accident he told all of them to hand in the keys. Follow us Twitter      : @eyesoflagostvFacebook:  @eyezoflagos Instagram:  @eyesoflagos