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FG Orders Parked Trucks, Trailers On Lagos-ibadan Expressway To Vacate

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The Federal Government has ordered trucks and trailers parking on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway to vacate with immediate effect.

The government lamented that pouring of used petroleum products was capable of destroying the roads.

The Minister of Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola said this on Saturday at the Stakeholders Town Hall Meeting held at the Ogere end of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway.

Fashola who was accompanied by the governor of Ogun State, Dapo Abiodun, said the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway constructed in 1974 and Completed in 1978 was to promote North-south commercial activities.

Fashola while reacting to the activities of truck and trailer drivers on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway told the officials of the Federal Road Safety Corps to enforce traffic compliance on the federal highways.

The Minister blamed the activities of the trucks and trailers drivers on the delay in the completion of work on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway.

Fashola while addressing them said, “The point is that trucking and trailer operation is business if you want to run fleets, then you must plan parking. if the government helps you, the government does so out of compassion but you cannot run your business at the expense of the convenience and the livelihood of millions of people.

“So, money that has been hard to find and the road that has been difficult to build, you have already started pouring diesel on it, that is the beginning of the destruction of the road and my appeal to you today is to immediately leave the road from today, immediately.

“Parking on the highway is a violation of the Federal Highway Act which you (FRSC) have a duty to enforce, so, work with the stakeholders, truck owners, Kabiyesis (monarchs) and State Government, let us find an immediate way to resolve this problem so that contractors can complete their job and respond to those that say it’s (Lagos-Ibadan expressway project) taking too much time.

“This is part of the delay and it’s not just to build the road but also to ensure that the road is properly used and not abused.

“Pouring diesel on the road, changing oil (engine oil) on the road is an abuse of the road. It must stop in the interest of the truckers themselves because without roads, you have no business. Let’s just understand.”

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Is Efia Odo campaigning for John Mahama?

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Actress and video vixen Efia Odo with some few days for Ghanaians to go to polls, has advised that people vote wisely and named who she is going to vote for.


Some celebrities have decided not to come out openly to declare their support for any political party due to the fear of being victimized.

Others have also come out to state who they support and why they are going to vote for that person.

But in the case of Efia Odo, she decided to do her campaign in a cryptic way by asking people to vote for John Dramani Mahama and the NDC come December 7.

On micro-blogging site Twitter, Efia Odo retweeted a post from a tweep who shared some hardship Ghanaians have gone through under the leadership of President Nana Addo Dankwa Akuffo Addo.

The post reads: “Gari Olonka under the National Democratic Congress NDC administration was sold for 5Ghc but it’s has been hiked to 20ghc under the NPP government”.

The presenter is retweeting the post captioned it “hmmm vote wisely”

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Actress, Biodun Okeowo Celebrates Son, Ayomide On His 20th Birthday

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Nollywood actress, Biodun Okeowo is celebrating the 20th birthday of her son, ‘her first fruit,’ Ayomide today November 4th.


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Taking to social media, the actress showered prayers on her dearest baby boy and wished him the best life has to offer.

Biodun Okeowo, aka Omoborty shared a photo of herself and her son as she wrote;

“My first fruit is a year Older Today Thank you Jesus It’s been a beautiful journey Doing it all alone with you Lord Jesus Not complaining but grateful Happiest birthday Ayomide.”

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She added;

“20 fabulous years Ayo mi. I will never have cause to cry or mourn over you son. Thank you for being obedient and not deviating from the way you were brought up.”

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MUSIC: Flavour ft Beenie Man

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“Ashawo” hit-maker, Chinedu Izuchukwu Okoli popularly known by his stage name Flavour comes through with this latest record dubbed; ‘Sawa Sawa’ off his just released album; ‘Flavour Of Africa‘.

Off the 55 minutes project, Flavour unites with Jamaican heavy weight dancehall artiste, Anthony Moses Davis professionally called Beenie Man to unleash this masterpiece.


The album, “Flavour Of Africa” owes production credit to Masterkraft, Rotimi Keys, Selebobo, Spax, Stadic, Johnny Blaze, Marvio and DJ Tunez.


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