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LCC To Increase Toll Fares For Lekki-Epe Expressway & Lekki-Ikoyi Link Bridge

The Lekki Concession Company (LCC) has announced that they will be increasing the toll fares on both Lekki-Epe Expressway and Lekki-Ikoyi Link Bridge. Taking effect from November 8, the fares for all classes of vehicles will increase. Fares for salon cars will be going from N120 to N200 on the Lekki Epe Expressway, and from N250 to…

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Buhari Orders Air Ambulance For Ekwueme’s Evacuation Abroad For Treatment

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered an air ambulance that will immediately evacuate ailing former vice president Alex Ekwueme to a medical facility abroad for treatment. The federal government will bear the cost of transport and medicals. Ekwueme, who is believed to be gravely ill, is being treated in a local hospital. An Aso Rock statement…

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New SGF, Boss Mustapha, Takes Oath Of Office! See Photos

The new Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr. Boss Mustapha, was on Wednesday sworn-in by President Muhammadu Buhari at the state house. Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and some aides of the President and top bureaucrats were also present. The President, also at the venue, inaugurated the 2018 Armed Forces Remembrance Emblem and…

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New Court Ruling Bans Parents From Beating Their Children In South Africa

A court in Johannesburg recently ruled that physical discipline in the home was not in line with the constitution, meaning parents who smack their children could be jailed for assault. The court ruling has got South Africans of all ages discussing the merits, and otherwise, of smacking children. Social media and comment pages of online…

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Former Second Republic VP Alex Ekwueme Is In Coma

Former Second Republic Vice-President, Dr. Alex Ekwueme reportedly collapsed in his residence at Independence Layout, Enugu state. According to Punch, the ex-VP has been rushed to the Intensive Care Unit of Memfys Hospital for Neurosurgery. A family source who spoke on the incident revealed that he slipped into a coma after he collapsed. The source…

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Driver Kills At Least 8 In Manhattan In What Officials Say Was A Terrorist Attack

A man described by authorities as a terrorist drove a rented pickup truck down a crowded bicycle path in Lower Manhattan on Tuesday afternoon, killing at least eight people, police said — the first deaths from terrorism in New York since the World Trade Center attacks on Sept. 11, 2001. Two law enforcement sources close to…

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