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Ditch of traffic jam …as Okota residents bemoan overhead bridge

About two weeks ago, there was jubilation at Okota-Itire and its environs when the Okota-Itire overhead bridge was commissioned by the Lagos State governor, Babatunde Fashola. Indeed, most traders and artisans in the area did not transact businesses on that day as they thronged the venue with different placards expressing their appreciation of the good works done by the state government.

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Succour at last for widows, thanks to foundation

Succour has come the way of five widows of Amagu-Ikwo in Ebonyi State as a philanthropist and youth leader in the state, Mr. Chinedu Ogah, through his Chiboy Foundation, has built five units of two-bedroom apartments, one each for the five indigent widows who more or less previously lived under thatched roof huts that leaked water during rainy seasons and quite discomforting for human inhabitation.

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Egbeda-Idimu: Pains, anguish of road rehabilitation

Ooooh good God, what kind of mess is this? Is this the way we are going to continue to suffer in this area because of one lousy road rehabilitation which the contractor has abandoned for months now. Can someone somewhere do something fast before we all run mad,” complained an apparently angry motorist along the Idimu-Egbeda Road which is presently under rehabilitation.

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Storm over tolling of Lagos-Epe Expressway

Despite the pockets of protests that have greeted the envisaged introduction of tolls along the Lekki -Epe expressway, the concessionaire, Messrs Lekki Concession Company (LCC) Limited last week insisted that barring unforeseen delays, the rehabilitation and upgrade of the 49.4 kilometre expressway will be completed before the end of 2011.

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