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ROAD CONSTRUCTION: LASTMA COMMENDS MOTORISTS’ PATIENCE, COOPERATION  

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…Adopts New Strategy To Enhance Free Movement

 

The Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) on Wednesday lauded motorists and commuters for their understanding, support and cooperation since the State Government commenced massive road rehabilitation across the State, revealing that a new strategy has been mapped out to enhance free-flow of traffic.

 

The State Government under the leadership of Governor Akinwunmi Ambode, had earlier in the year, embarked on massive road construction, rehabilitation and construction of bridges across the State to ease movement of commuters and motorists and as well place the State on sound pedestal for sustained economic growth and development.

 

Addressing critical stakeholders on the construction work in the State, LASTMA’s General Manager, Mr. Olawale Musa specifically commended motorists and members of the public for the perseverance and patience so far displayed since the commencement of the construction.

 

He said the commendation and the need to encourage the people to continue to cooperate with traffic officials became more imperative now that the construction works were approaching critical stages of completion across the State.

 

Speaking after conducting the stakeholders round critical traffic choke points in some parts of the State, Musa said: “The ongoing construction, expansion and rehabilitation of roads are deliberate efforts of the State Government to improve standard of living, road security, commerce and socio-economic development capable of placing the State in the comity of modern cities with state-of-the- art road infrastructural facilities.

 

“As an agency, LASTMA is not oblivious of traffic gridlock being experienced when magnitude of roads are being constructed simultaneously in a complex and populated city like Lagos, but we like to first appreciate motorists, commuters and indeed the general public for their patience, perseverance and cooperation so far, and as well assure them that when the roads are finally completed, the benefits will outweigh their current experience.”

 

The General Manager said a critical look at those roads would show that the projects were being executed assiduously to meet standard and delivery time, saying in the meantime, a new strategy had been mapped out to enhance free-flow of traffic.

“Already, LASTMA has mapped out new traffic control management strategy that will increase flow of traffic on all the construction areas in the State through deployment and retraining of key officers on effective traffic management in a complex environment.

 

“The current gridlock being experienced by motorists on Lagos – Abeokuta Express Road and Murtala Muhammed International Airport Road are temporary. As we speak, we are working with the construction companies in order to ameliorate traffic on those axis by constantly reviewing project implementation time, flow of traffic, opening up of alternative routes and deployment of LASTMA officials at critical areas,” Musa said.

 

He, therefore, appealed to motorists to comply with directives of traffic officials and cooperate with them to enjoy stress-free journey, adding that there would be less traffic on the road with continued support and cooperation of the public.  

 

He also urged motorists and commuters alike to report the indiscretion and wrong doing of any officer of the Agency for appropriate sanction, saying such remained the only way bad eggs could be flushed out from the system.

 

“LASTMA cannot do it alone. Members of the public see these erring officers more than we do and as such for the good of the State, such officers should be identified and reported appropriately,” Musa said.

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Democracy: Hon Jowon Olorunnipa Praises Heroes, Urges Nigerians To Be Patient

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The special adviser to Kogi state governor on arts and culture, Honourable Juwon Olorunnipa AKA Jumabee has praised the Heroes of Nigerian Democracy in celebration of the 25th anniversary of democracy in the country.

In the statement he released, Jumabee described the continued practice of democracy in Nigeria as an indication that the country’s heroes didn’t sacrifice in vain.

He noted that the efforts at sustaining democratic practice is a testament of Nigerians’ resilience in the face of adversity.

He also appreciated Nigerian presidents for always showing support for democracy while praising former governor Yahaya Bello and Governor Usman Ododo for being democratic in their governances.

Furthermore, He urged Nigerians to be patient with the current government while assuring them that economic hardship will soon be a thing of the past.

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I congratulate Nigerians on this auspicious occasion of our 25th anniversary of democracy.

Over two decades practice of democracy show that indeed, the struggle of our heroes didn’t go in vain. Our sustained efforts in ensuring democracy continues to thrive in the country is a testament of our resilience even in the face of adversity.

Special accolade goes to our Presidents; former and present, for their unwavering support for democracy. They have continued to uphold the standard of Democracy and made the sacrifices of our heroes worth it.

For us in Kogi state, in the last nine years, we have been blessed with governors that are democratically inclined. Former Governor, Yahaya Bello and the current governor, Usman Ododo have shown beyond reasonable doubt that they support democracy and have done everything to deliver the dividends of democracy to the people.

I understand that Nigerians are going through a lot at this time due to economic hardship but I want to encourage us all to be patient, Nigeria will be great again.

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Goodwill Message from Otunba Fola Ogunmefun, National Head of NBM of Africa Worldwide, on the Occasion of June 12 Democracy Day Celebrations

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Goodwill Message from Otunba Fola Ogunmefun, National Head of NBM of Africa Worldwide, on the Occasion of June 12 Democracy Day Celebrations

Goodwill Message from Otunba Fola Ogunmefun, National Head of NBM of Africa Worldwide, on the Occasion of June 12 Democracy Day Celebrations

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fellow Nigerians,

 

 

 

 

Sahara Weekly Reports That On behalf of the Neo Black Movement (NBM) of Africa Worldwide, I extend warm greetings to all Nigerians as we commemorate Democracy Day on this significant June 12. This day serves as a powerful reminder of our collective struggle for democracy and the relentless pursuit of justice and equity for all citizens.

 

 

 

 

 

Goodwill Message from Otunba Fola Ogunmefun, National Head of NBM of Africa Worldwide, on the Occasion of June 12 Democracy Day Celebrations

 

 

 

 

 

As we celebrate this historic day, we must acknowledge the immense challenges our nation continues to face. The socio-economic hardships, pervasive insecurity, and rising unemployment have left many Nigerians struggling to make ends meet. These challenges have tested our resilience and resolve as a people.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

We call on the government to prioritize the alleviation of these sufferings. It is imperative that our leaders take decisive and impactful actions to address these issues. Enhanced security measures, economic reforms, and policies that create job opportunities are essential steps toward a more prosperous and secure Nigeria. The well-being of the masses should always be at the forefront of governance.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Despite these challenges, we encourage all Nigerians to remain steadfast and hopeful. Our strength lies in our unity and our unwavering belief in the promise of our nation. Let us continue to support one another and work together towards a brighter future.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

To our esteemed members of NBM of Africa, I urge you to remain law-abiding and uphold the values that our movement stands for. Our commitment to justice, equity, and the betterment of society must guide our actions. Let us lead by example and contribute positively to the communities in which we live.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

As we celebrate Democracy Day, let us remember that the journey to a fully realized democratic nation is ongoing. Our collective efforts, resilience, and determination will pave the way for a Nigeria where every citizen can thrive in peace and prosperity.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Happy Democracy Day, Nigeria!

 

With solidarity and hope,

 

Otunba Fola Ogunmefun

National Head, NBM of Africa Worldwide

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BREAKING! Popular Nollywood Actor, Sule Suebebe Is Dead

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BREAKING! Popular Nollywood Actor, Sule Suebebe Is Dead

BREAKING! Popular Nollywood Actor, Sule Suebebe Is Dead

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sahara Weekly Reports That Veteran Nollywood actor, Dayo Adewunmi, popularly known as Sule Suebebe, is dead.

 

 

 

 

 

BREAKING! Popular Nollywood Actor, Sule Suebebe Is Dead

 

 

 

 

The Yoruba top actor died in the early hours of Wednesday at an undisclosed hospital in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The news of his demise was broken on Wednesday by a popular Ibadan-based cleric, Pastor Ademola Amusan, a.k.a. Agbala Gabriel, in whose care the late thespian had been for some months.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Announcing Suebebe’s death, Agbala Gabriel wrote on his Facebook page, “It’s a pity, Baba Suebebe died at hospital this morning. May his gentle soul rest in perfect peace.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

An undisclosed ailment brought the late actor in touch with Pastor Amusan who through his humanitarian outreach programme on Facebook page raised financial support for the deceased.

 

 

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