We’ll toll roads to repay infrastructure debts – Emefiele

Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele has said that some roads in the country will be tolled to repay the loan used in constructing them.

Emefiele who said this while responding to questions after a two-day retreat of the Bankers’ Committee in Lagos on Wednesday December 15, added that roads getting tolled will also aid in its maintenance.

He said;

“Most of those roads will be tolled and we know that in many other countries in the world, roads are tolled because those projects are commercially viable.

“They can be refunded with tolls so that maintenance can be done on a regular basis, and people will pay for it and enjoy good roads, and enjoy good facilities becaus…
[9:57 AM, 12/16/2021] Oti Winifred: Update: Police arrest fleeing housemaid over alleged murder of ex-governor, Lucky Igbinedion’s mother:

Edo State Police Command has arrested a housemaid, Dominion Okoro in connection with the ‘murder’ of Madam Maria Oredola Igbinedion, mother of a former Governor of Edo State, Chief Lucky Igbinedion.

The 85-year-old woman was allegedly strangled by the suspect at her residence in Ugbor, GRA, Benin-City, the State capital.

It was further learnt that the maid who hailed from Cross River state, ransacked the deceased’s home for her jewelries and money, and carted them all away after she allegedly killed her.

According crime correspondent Festus Alenkhe, the suspect was arrested on Tuesday December 15, 2021 in Calabar, the capital of Cross River state, by a combined tactical team of the Nigerian Police.

She is currently being held at the Edo State Police headquarters in Benin City.

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