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10 Offenders to be Prosecuted in Lagos for Driving Against Traffic

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The Lagos State Task Force is set to prosecute 10 offenders arrested for driving against on-coming vehicles over the weekend in Lagos.

Chief Superintendent of Police and Chairman of the Lagos State Task Force, Olayinka Egbeyemi who led the enforcement exercise, disclosed that the 10 offenders were apprehended around Dopemu, Iyana-Ipaja, Agege and Mile 2 for driving against on-coming vehicles in contravention to Schedule (1) item 27 of the Lagos State Road Traffic Law of 2012.

The Chairman disclosed further that it was disheartening seeing both commercial bus drivers and educated private car owners driving against traffic across the State.

He maintained that with the high level of enlightenment campaigns by the government, motorists could still be driving against traffic without fear of crushing innocent passersby or imminent collusion with other on-coming vehicles.

CSP Egbeyemi commended Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu for declaring zero tolerance on all roads potholes, stating that this will considerably help in enhancing the free flow of traffic across the State after the rehabilitation exercise.

He said: “The Lagos State Commissioner of Police CP Zubairu Muazu has directed that the enforcement operations on motorists driving against traffic by the Agency be extended to every parts of the State.”

The Chairman urged motorists, particularly commercial bus drivers, to desist from driving against traffic and obey different traffic signs conspicuously displayed by traffic officers, particularly around Dopemu, Agege, Pen-cinema, Apapa, Oshodi-Mile 2 Expressway, Ikorodu Road and other parts of the State.

In a related development, the Lagos State Government has issued a notice of “Removal Order” to all owners/occupiers of illegal shanties, Kiosks and containerised shops along Okokomaiko to Badagry and Iba-LASU Road to immediately remove them from both sides of the road.

Egbeyemi said the notice of “Removal Order” became necessary in preparation for the commencement of rehabilitation works by the State Government along the corridor.

According to the Chairman: “The Governor was touched by the discomfort being experienced on daily basis as a result of these bad roads and has vowed to ameliorate the sufferings of residents and commuters plying the Okokomaiko to Badagry Expressway by rehabilitating the road.”

Egbeyemi confirmed that a general clean up exercise of all these illegal shanties, kiosks and containerised shops within these areas would commence soon by the Agency.

He however warned residents and Illegal traders to stop indiscriminate dumping of refuse on railway tracks, road-setbacks, median and walkways around Okokomaiko to Badagry as anyone caught in this act would be seriously dealt with in accordance with the Lagos State Environmental Sanitation Laws.

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PhotoNews: Amaseikumor Tournament 2019

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L-R: Comrade Godbless Governor , (Secretary Gbaramatu Youth Council, GYC), Chief Jeffrey Ojogun ( Kurowei Of Gbaramatu Kingdom), Chief Dennis Otuaro ( Ibe-Uyadonwei Of Gbaramatu Kingdom) presenting the winners trophy to Abobo Ikioyokenegha , ( Captain, Yankee Football Club Okerenkoko Town) and Comrade Christopher Wuruyai, President GYC at the end of Amaseikumor Tournament 2019 organized by Gbaramatu Youth Council in Gbaramatu Kingdom on Saturday, June 15, 2019.

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REV. MOTHER ESTHER AJAYI PREACHES NATIONAL UNITY AHEAD THE COMFORTER 2019 PROGRAMME

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Prayerful woman of God and Founder, Esther Ajayi Foundation, Rev. Mother Esther Abimbola Ajayi has urged political and religious leaders to embrace unity, preach peace and ensure they promote togetherness.
Rev. Mother Ajayi who is also the General Overseer, Love Of Christ Church, Clapham, London made the call at a Press Conference held in Lagos ahead of the July 20th “Celebrate The Comforter 2019” programme scheduled for Tafawa Balewa Square, Lagos.
She noted that the annual event which had previously been held in the United Kingdom and the United States will be coming to Nigeria for the first time and it is aimed at unifying Christians and Nigerians in general.
According to her “Religious political and traditional rulers have a special role to play in ensuring that what remains of peace in the country is jealously guarded. Religious leaders should however, readily accept blames for the present moral decadence among the youths because it appears they have failed in their roles as the set of people to mould the future for the youths, they should therefore work in unison with the government in ensuring that those that visit places of worship have messages of moral uprightness consistently drummed into their ears.
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Chairman, Executive Council C&S Unification Church of Nigeria, Pastor Emmanuel Owomoyela, Founder, Love of Christ Generation C&S Church in Clapham, London, Rev. Mother Esther Abimbola Ajayi & Rev. Ademuyiwa Ajayi at the Unveiling of the memorabilia for July 20, The Comforter 2019 programme held at the Sheraton Hotel, Lagos

 “The Fundamental objective of the Comforter 2019 is to bring the Celestial and Cherubim and Seraphim churches together and to tell the world that we believe solely in the word of God. The 2018 edition a joint revival tagged ‘Celebrate The Comforter’ and themed ‘Unity In The Holy Spirit’ was held on Saturday, 28th of July 2018 at United Palace New York and it recorded a huge success and attendance.I am happy to inform you that the 2019 edition of the annual programme is slated to hold in Lagos, Nigeria at the famous Tafawa Balewa Square on the 20th of July.
She stated  that ” during the “Celebrate The Comforter” programme, “we evangelize, get people freed from shackles of poverty, win souls for christ and celebrate the wonders of God in the lives of the people”.
She added that as a form of encouraging the youths and giving them a sense of belonging, youths who excel in academic endeavour should be celebrated in churches and mosques to encourage others and get it registered in their subconscious minds that excellence is appreciated rather than the regular celebration of only those with financial accomplishments.
Rev Mother Ajayi stated that the “Celebrate The Comforter” programme is unique because the past editions have helped to change preconceived ideas about white garment churches, adding that like all other Christians, the Bible is the foundation of their faith and we all worship one God. She further asked everyone to eschew discrimination of any denomination and faith.
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June 12 as Nigeria’s Democracy Day & The Danger Ahead

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By Nelson Ekujumi
In less than 72 hours from now, history will be made as Nigeria officially commemorate June 12 as Democracy Day after a 26 years struggle by patriotic and conscientious Nigerians from across ethnic and religious divide who have stood resolutely committed to this great day in our political history when Nigerians united in one voice with their votes for Chief MKO Abiola as Nigeria’s President on June 12, 1993 in an election that has been repeatedly referred to as the freest, fairest and most credible election in Nigeria’s history.
Despite the anti democratic action of ex Military dictator Ibrahim Babangida and his collaborators to truncate the people’s will that was freely and democratically expressed on June 12, 1993 by the treasonable annulment of that mandate and which was undemocratically sustained by anti democratic elements who succeeded him and successive civilian admistrations since 1999 till President Muhammadu Buhari mounted the saddle and did the needful in 2018, come 3 days time, history will be made in Nigeria as democracy triumphs once again over despotism like it always does eventually.
However, as we look forward to the commemoration of the day with joy in our hearts and gratitude to the Almighty for being fortunate to be part of our national history of declaration and recognition of June 12 as Nigeria’s democracy day for which thousands of Nigerians sacrificed their lives, limbs, freedom, business, careers, dehumanized and properties worth millions of naira lost in the process for which we are still bearing the brunt till today which is rather sad. It is important to draw attention of Nigerians and the government to series of clandestine evil plots by anti democratic elements who were part and parcel and supporters of the annulment from which they benefitted immensely in cash and kind.
These anti democratic elements and their sponsors are on the prowl, hell bent and working hard to ensure that the joy of this national victory of democracy over despotism is undermined through false alarm of incitement to provoke anarchy and social unrest, but by God’s grace, they will fail.
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