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Day of blood and destruction as NURTW gang attacks Marwa operators

It was supposed to be a noble initiative to bring sanity to the state chapter of the Three-wheeler Association (Marwa operators), a branch of the Nigerian Road Transport Workers, NURTW but it ended up in a fracas. And at the end of hostilities property worth thousands of naira had been destroyed and no fewer than 10 persons sustaining varying degrees of injury.

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Yuletide : Exodus as Lagosians move homeward

WITH just a day to Christmas, unarguably, the most popular and widely celebrated Christian feast, the various bus terminals and markets in the city are now a beehive of activities as those intending to travel besiege the terminals to board vehicles to the hinterlands while those who intend to stay back, engage in last minute shopping to purchase what they need for the yuletide.

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Return of tankers, trucks of terror… As motorists call for their ban

The gridlock lasted for about four hours, prompting commuters to trek to their various destinations between Mile Two and Tincan Coconut, while some motorists abandoned their vehicles on the road. As usual it provided an opportunity for commercial bus operators and motorcycle riders to charge extortionist fares as a ride from Apapa to Oshodi suddenly attracted a minimum of N300.

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Why many may not travel for Christmas

MR. Emeka Nwokeke is a driver with Chisco, a popular transport company that has buses plying different parts of the country. Emeka left Lagos about 7p.m. penultimate Friday en route Port-Harcourt. Unfortunately, he ran into a traffic gridlock at Ore and by 12.30 pm the next day, Emeka who was totally worn out was still trying to manouvre his way out of the jam which he attributed to bad spots along the expressway, the illegal parking of trailers on both sides of the expressway and the recklessness of drivers.

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