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How LASTMA official lost his ear

In what might appear as a curious coincidence, the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) has recently been featuring frequently in the news for the wrong reasons. At least for reasons other than that which informed it being set up by the Lagos State government. For instance a couple of weeks back two of its officials attached to the Iyana Ejigbo unit were involved in separate incidents that claimed the lives of a motorist and a motorcyclist.

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How we escaped death in Warri explosion – Survivor

Being the first working day of the week, a trader Mrs. Rebecca Okafor was full of expectations. She was to follow her husband to the market to sell some farm produce, a business that has been the source of livelihood for the family for years. Unfortunately, an unforgettable incident put paid to her optimistic expectations and at the end of it all her husband was left almost bleeding to death.

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Bad road: Okota residents send SOS to Fashola

WHEN the rain poured in torrents in most parts of Lagos State last Tuesday evening, many Lagosians sighed with relief. They relished the fact that it came with a refreshing coolness after they have had to endure a spell of unusually hot weather. But for most residents of Debo Bashorun Street, a stone throw from the popular Faseun Road, near Century Bus-stop, Okota, the last thing they wish for now is another rainfall.

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HIV/AIDS test: Lawmakers say it’s necessary for long life

Their response seem to imply that their lives and survival depended on it. But unlike what obtains presently in Nigeria, members of the Lagos State House of Assembly surprisingly demonstrated the imperative of subjecting themselves to an HIV/AIDS test instead of shying away from it as many are wont. This they did during a one-day free HIV counseling and testing services organised by the Lagos State AIDS Control Agency, LSACA which took place at the Assembly complex.

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Valentine romance : First family bags Okada gift

This year’s celebration of Valentine Day will for long linger in the memories of residents of Yenagoa the Bayelsa State capital as the Governor of the State, Chief Timipre Sylva and his wife, Mrs. Alanyingi Sylva were awarded a brand new motorcycle popularly known as Okada for being the most romantic couple of the day at a time most Bayelsans are clamouring for the banning of Okada as a means of transportation.

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