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2 May
All you need to know about the new Lagos State Law establishing the Lagos State Public Complaints and Anti-Corruption Commission

A Thread:
The Lagos State Govt has denied the claim that its recently-enacted Anti-Corruption Law, which establishes an anti-corruption commission, was a ploy to shield certain former and current officials of the state, who are accused or are suspected of corruption, from prosecution.
In a thread that curated the statement of the state's Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Gbenga Omotoso, @gbenga_omo during an interview on Arise TV, the @followlasg said the accusation was unfounded.

Mr Omotoso said the new law is aimed at fighting corruption.
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28 Mar
The thread continues here:

The bad state of this road that has some of the biggest economic markers in the state is also bad for business.

The road is perhaps worst at Under Bridge bus stop just outside the Trade fair Complex.
Commuters usually walk all the way to Volks during rush hours.

Motorists and other road users are usually robbed in traffic or as they embark of the long walk home from walk.

Road users told Go Slow that transport fair has increased by more than 500% in the last 24 months.
After a widespread public outcry in 2019, Sanwo-Olu visited that particular spot are promised that work will be accelerated. That promise was not fulfilled.

Only a fraction of this corridor (The Mile - 2 Okokomaiko) has been laid with rail track.
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28 Mar
The boss of the Nigerian Football Federation, Amaju Pinnick told reporters that the Super Eagles travelled by sea to Cotonou "to enable the boys get a great view of our vast country".

Pinnick was lying.

This is going to be a long thread. Please be patient and read through.
The real reason the Super Eagles were ferried through the sea to Cotonou was to avoid decrepit of the Lagos - Badagry Expressway, which is now a collection of craters, open-air toilets and worst vehicular traffic any where in the world.
That corridor has become a recurring nightmare and an unending torture to residents of the area and other road users, Imagine how the players many of who grew up in Europe and elsewhere would think if made to travel through it to Cotonou.
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