BREAKING: Floods Take Over Abuja-Lokoja Highway

BREAKING: Floods Take Over Abuja-Lokoja Highway
 

  From Emmanuel Adeyemi, Lokoja   Travelers on the Abuja- Lokoja highway are now stranded as the road is heavily flooded making it difficult for them to continue with their journeys. The flooded area is the Nataco Junction at Seriki Numan Village about 1km to Lokoja. There was heavy rainfa...

Posted on Sep 7, 2017 - Last updated on Sep 7, 2017

Police Arrest Grand Commander Of Kidnappers Terrorising Abuja-Kaduna Highway

Police Arrest Grand Commander Of Kidnappers Terrorising Abuja-Kaduna Highway
 

BEVERLY HILLS, August 03, (THEWILL) – The Police has through its ‘Operation Absolute Sanity’ arrested Aliyu Bello, identified as the grand commander virtually in charge of all the kidnap groups operating along the Abuja-Kaduna highway and adjoining villages. Also apprehended was the chief armo...

Posted on Aug 4, 2017 - Last updated on Aug 4, 2017

Protesting Nigerian University Students Barricade Highway

Protesting Nigerian University Students Barricade Highway
 

The students of the Federal University, Oye-Ekiti, FUOYE, on Monday protested against inadequate infrastructure on the Ikole campus. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the protesting students barricaded the Ikole-Omuo highway in the earlier hours of Monday. They demanded that the institution’...

Posted on Aug 1, 2017 - Last updated on Aug 1, 2017

Suspected Boko Haram Attack Kills 2 in Maiduguri-Damboa Highway

Suspected Boko Haram Attack Kills 2 in Maiduguri-Damboa Highway
 

The Police command in Borno State has confirmed the death of two persons in a suspected Boko Haram attack along the Maiduguri-Damboa highway. Borno State Police Commissioner, Mr Damian Chukwu, who confirmed this on Tuesday, said that the dead persons included a police man and a truck driver. “You...

Posted on Jun 21, 2017 - Last updated on Jun 21, 2017

Governor’s Aide Dies in Accident on Abuja-Kaduna Highway

Governor’s Aide Dies in Accident on Abuja-Kaduna Highway
 

A Senior Special Assistant to Governor Kashim Shettima died in an accident on the Abuja-Kaduna highway on Friday, an official has confirmed. The victim, identified as Farouk Musa, died after a car intercepted ‎a Hilux in which he was driving in the convoy of Mr. Shettima. Mr. Musa was until his de...

Posted on Mar 10, 2017 - Last updated on Mar 11, 2017

Abuja Airport Closure: Fashola Inspects Work on Kaduna-Abuja Highway

Abuja Airport Closure: Fashola Inspects Work on Kaduna-Abuja Highway
 

Ahead of the planned reconstruction and repair of the Abuja Airport runway which would lead to a diversion of air traffic and passengers from Abuja to Kaduna, the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, at the weekend inspected progress of work on the Abuja-Kaduna Highway. The minis...

Posted on Feb 13, 2017 - Last updated on Feb 13, 2017

Truck Drivers Block Abuja-Lokoja-Okene Highway to Protest N10,000 Tax

Truck Drivers Block Abuja-Lokoja-Okene Highway to Protest N10,000 Tax
 

Protesting truck drivers have blocked the Abuja-Lokoja-Okene highways since the early hours of Monday, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. The drivers are protesting the N10,000 daily tax imposed by the Kogi State revenue Service. The state government, police and the Federal Road Safety Corps ...

Posted on Dec 20, 2016 - Last updated on Dec 20, 2016

Protesting students close Benin- Ore-Lagos highway

Protesting students close Benin- Ore-Lagos highway
 

Students of Edo State government-owned College of Education in Ekiadolor, Ovia North East local government area, yesterday violently demonstrated over perceived poor infrastructure and unpaid salaries of the lecturers. The students, who took their protests beyond the walls of the institute, after va...

Posted on Sep 4, 2014 - Last updated on Sep 4, 2014

Sterling Bank presents new highway managers’ kits to LAWMA

Sterling Bank presents new highway managers’ kits to LAWMA
 

In line with its strategic focus on clean environment as Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) priority, Sterling Bank has presented 25,000 units of new kits to the Lagos State Waste Management Authority (LAWMA). The reflective kits will be used by the highway managers and sweepers engaged by the au...

Posted on Jul 9, 2014 - Last updated on Jul 9, 2014

Seven Die In Fresh Boko Haram Attack On Borno Highway

Seven Die In Fresh Boko Haram Attack On Borno Highway
 

SAN FRANCISCO, April 06, (THEWILL) – Boko Haram gunmen on Saturday struck along the Maiduguri-Biu Highway in Borno State, killing seven persons. The gunmen were said to have laid siege on the road before killing seven passengers in a vehicle as many other motorists flee the highway for fear of bei...

Posted on Apr 6, 2014 - Last updated on Apr 6, 2014

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