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MC Oluomo reacts to clash between bus drivers and task force officials In Abule-Egba

Chairman of the Nigerian Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) Lagos State Council, Alhaji Musiliu Akinsanya (aka MC Oluomo) has called on the union members to remain calm. He spoke in reaction to a fracas between the Lagos State Taskforce on Environmental Sanitation and commercial motorists that led to the ‘death’

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BREAKING: Two feared dead as bus drivers, state officials clash in Abule-Egba

Two people are feared dead in Abule Egba on Wednesday, 26 August, 2020 in a clash between officials of the Lagos State Task Force on Environmental Sanitation and commercial bus drivers, reports The Gazelle News.com. This medium learnt that a driver and his conductor were allegedly shot. Unconfirmed report stated that

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BREAKING: Sanwo-Olu to commission Oshodi-Abule-egba BRT corridor on Tuesday

Baring last minute change, history will be made on Tuesday as the Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu will commission the newly completed Oshodi-Abule Egba Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) Corridor. The project, which will give relief to motorists and commuters, was conceived in 2017 with the aim of reducing travel time

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7 Ghanaians arrested for drug trafficking in Abule-Egba

by Damilola Agekameh The Lagos State Police Command has arrested 7 Ghanaian nationals in Abule-Egba on charges of drug trafficking.  The suspects, who were arrested on Saturday, March 14, 2020, by policemen attached to Oke Odo Police Station of the Lagos State Police Command, had attempted to smuggle illicit substances into the

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#AbuleEgbaExplosion: Sanwo-Olu approves shelter for 300 displaced persons

by Paul Agada In the aftermath of the Abule Egba inferno as a result of pipeline vandalism, the Lagos State Government is set to provide shelter at the Igando Relief Camp for over 300 persons displaced from their homes. This comes after Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu approved the request of the Chairman of the Agbado Oke-Odo Local Council

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DPR to investigate Abule Egba pipeline explosion

by Leslie Jacks The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) has announced that it was investigating with other relevant stakeholders the pipeline explosion at Ile Epo, in Abule Egba, Lagos Mainland. The DPR, which is the regulator of the petroleum industry, made the announcement in a statement posted on its website. Recall that five persons were confirmed dead while several

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UPDATE: Abule-Egba death toll rises to five, 150 people displaced

by Paul Agada Two more people have been confirmed dead due to injuries sustained from the tragic pipeline explosion which affected Ekoro area of Abule-Egba, Lagos State, on Sunday, January 19, 2020, thereby increasing the death toll to five. According to the Director-General, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), Dr Oluwafemi Oke-Osanyintolu, five fatalities involving three adult

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#AbuleEgbaExplosion: Vandals will be shown no mercy- Sanwo-Olu

by Leslie Jacks In the aftermath of the pipeline explosion that rocked Abule Egba community, Lagos Mainland, yesterday, Sunday, January 19, 2020, the Lagos State Governor, Mr. Jide Sanwo-Olu has said that his administration won’t show mercy to any pipeline vandals caught in the illegal act. Reacting to the incident which occurred at Ekoro, Abule Egba, Sanwo-Olu  who sympathized with the

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3 Dead, properties razed in Abule Egba pipeline explosion

by Leslie Jacks Barely a year after the explosion caused by pipeline vandalism in Abule Egba community, Lagos Mainland, tragedy struck again in the same community yesterday, Sunday, January 19, 2020, following a massive explosion the rocked the community. The incident which threw residents of Abule Egba, Pipeline, U-Turn and Awori communities into deep panic occurred

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#AbuleEgbaExplosion: Police apprehends four suspects

In the aftermath of the recent pipeline vandalism in Awori community, Abule Egba, Lagos Mainland that rocked the entire neighbourhood, the Lagos State Police Command has announced the arrest of four suspected pipeline vandals in connection with the incident. Recall that InsideMainland extensively reported the incident which occurred on Wednesday, December

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