Monthly Archives: October, 2012

COVER benin-ore-road

There is no let up to the avalanche of problems still plaguing the Benin-Ore Expressway. Commuters, using that facility are once again back to the familiar turf of sorrow and pain. Death, distress and robbery remain the major worries commuters have been left to deal with

Opinion okada-rider

Governor Babatunde Fashola of Lagos State made a tactical mistake last week. He began earnest implementation of the state’s controversial Road Traffic Law barring commercial motorcycle operators (okada) from Lagos highways only few days after

Sports falcons Taiwo Ajobiewe

The death of a spouse or significant other is an earth-shattering event that brings incomprehensible grief. Your partner was, after all, the person with whom you shared your dreams and built your life on, the person you loved more than life itself.

Editorial fashola-signs-traffic-law

In an act that has graphically exposed the ugly, intolerant and violent behaviour of commercial motorcycle operators, otherwise known as Okada riders, commercial activities were disrupted in some parts of Lagos State recently.

Archives franktalk-new

Governor Danbaba Suntai of Taraba is one person I have never met – in or out of office, officially or unofficially. However, it feels rather inhuman that it had to take the crash of the governor’s plane for us to revisit the issue of private jets in Nigeria.

COVER ebele-jonathan

•President laments fraud in petroleum subsidy scheme
President Goodluck Jonathan yesterday hinted that his administration was ready to go after corrupt governors who commit various

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