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Lagos at standstill as over 12,000 trucks choke roads

Over 12,337 tankers and container-laden trucks are at present illegally parked in different parts of Lagos, just as the entire stretch of the dual carriage Oshodi-Apapa Expressway, inward Tin Can/Apapa, has been invaded and seized by over 5,000 articulated trucks. Consequently, traffic on the ever-busy road has been totally paralysed with attendant untold suffering for motorists, commuters and other road users.

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Pro-restructuring rally in Benue : Why we stopped South, M-Belt leaders’ trip to Benue – NAF

The Nigerian Air Force, yesterday, explained the circumstances that surrounded its denying landing permit in Makurdi for the aircraft that was to have conveyed Southern leaders to the Middle Belt Forum conference on restructuring on Monday, saying it received information that the plane initially hired for the flight had some ‘snags’.

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Ekiti election

Money rain in Ekiti as PDP, APC entice voters with cash

As the residents of Ekiti state go to the polls today to elect their governor out of the 35 governorship candidates, the two leading political parties, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and the All Progressives Congress, APC, were yesterday engaged in a battle of the survival of the fittest as both parties showered prospective voters with cash.

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APC, R-APC ; Saraki imbroglio : 2019 permutations likely to be altered

From  Friday evening, up till the early hours of yesterday, politicians in some parts of the country, particularly the  Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Abuja, launched  into a series of  meetings in the wake of the Supreme Court judgment clearing Senate President Bukola Abubakar Saraki of charges bordering  on assets declaration.  Whereas information made available to Sunday Vanguard confirmed that Saraki has not decided on what his next political move would be, there were a few uneducated – though desirable – suggestions from some quarters that he should rush into the presidential contest. 

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APC cracks; nPDP, others move out to form R-APC

Affirming incompetence on the part of President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration, even beyond that of the preceding Goodluck Jonathan government and disorder and illegalities in the ruling party, elements in the new Peoples Democratic Party, nPDP bloc, in the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, yesterday broke away and announced formation of a new political organization which they called the Reformed All Progressives Congress, R-APC.

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