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How Do I Stay Safe at Home? Security Tips (Part 1)

Truly there’s no place like home. That’s the more reason why home needs to be a safe retreat. As much as you’d want to believe that there is nothing out there which poses any threat to the peace and tranquility of your home, the sad reality is that this is not the case. The good […]

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Traffic Robbery! How To Secure Yourself

If you live in the bustling, cosmopolitan commercial metropolis known as Lagos (South West Nigeria), you would have observed a recent upsurge in armed crime. Barely three months after a change of government (in May 2015) the security situation has become chaotic. Robberies are now a daily occurrence as armed hoodlums now operate with impunity, […]

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The “Six to Fix” – 6 Ways to Improve Your Life Right Now

Health is wealth, they say. (or is it the other way round? (Nah, just kidding!) Here’s a quick Health Check of 6 things daily will help you improve your lifestyle right now – regardless of your age, location or stress levels. Drink Water – Your body uses up fluids overnight while you sleep, which is […]

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Law Against Child Pornography in Nigeria

While reading the papers, I came across an article about a man who had raped a 15 year old girl, I am sure such stories or incidents must not be entirely new to you, chances are you have also come across it in the news before. Young unsuspecting children are taking advantage of by adults […]

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Staying Safe in Traffic Jams

Traffic! The one word every metropolitan resident hates to hear. Yet it is the unrelenting reality. Most people are bound by their daily responsibilities to spend some time in traffic. Seeing as a lot of hours are spent in traffic, let’s look at a few ways you can take charge of your safety while stuck […]

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FG won’t pay fraudulent N159bilIion subsidy claims to marketers, says Okonjo-lweala

Just in: The federal government is set for a fresh showdown with oil marketers over their subsidy payment. Minister of Finance Okonjo-Iweala on Saturday in Abuja accused the oil marketers of submitting to government fraudulent payment claims to the tune of N159billion.   Based on this, the current fuel scarcity which has virtually grounded the […]

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Lagos, We Have a Problem!

The bustling metropolis of Lagos, South West Nigeria, home to an estimated 15 million and the commercial nerve centre of Nigeria boasts of one particular phenomenon – traffic. It is estimated (though not officially verified) that there are over 8 million vehicles plying Lagos roads on a daily basis. This huge population, coupled with the […]

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5 Ways to Safeguard Against Violence to Children

Worrisome Times Earlier this week, a video purportedly showing a child caregiver molesting the little girl in her care went viral online, causing public outcry. This video was said to have been taken via a hidden camera installed by the child’s parents after the child was observed to have exhibited unusual behaviour – refusing food […]

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Safety and You – Emergency Contacts

Tuesday evening. Paul and Nene Shak’s home. It’s 9:45pm. Nene Shak is just returning from a hectic work day. ***************************************** PAUL: Well hello you. How was work today? NENE: Pretty hectic dear. My boss comes from hell, I swear! PAUL: Aww…poor wifey. Don’t worry – better days ahead. NENE: Tell me about it – at […]

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INTRODUCING: THE GIDITRAFFIC APP FOR ANDROID DEVICES

GIDITRAFFIC, the one-stop online platform for answering any type of inquiry, is excited to announce the addition of another app to its growing stable – the GIDITRAFFIC app for Android devices. { https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.initsng.giditraffic&hl=en } Since its inception in 2011, the GIDITRAFFIC community has risen from a platform of just a handful of followers to a vibrant online community consisting hundreds of thousand active and […]

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The 5-minute Quick Guide to Being Happy At Work

Work. Let’s face it – work is an essential part of our lives. Whether it’s a necessary endeavour in order to provide for ourselves and those under our care, or an occupation to keep idleness at bay, we cannot deny that we all spend the greater part of our lives pursuing at least one job. […]

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Three Major Reasons Women Are Easy Targets of Violent Attacks

As a woman, whilst you go about your daily business you need to be aware of the many dangers lurking in the immediate environment. You also need to be aware of some of the ways you may be unknowingly exposing yourself to violent attacks, such as: Lack of Awareness – You MUST know where you are and what […]

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The Ebola Outbreak – Important Things to Note

By now, word has gone round on the spread of the deadly Ebola virus in parts of West Africa, including Liberia, Sierra Leone – and most recently, Nigeria. The World Health Organization has released a health alert describing the facts about this disease, and what we can do to ensure we are informed and take […]

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GIDITRAFFIC Nokia Lumia App

Never miss another traffic update! With the GIDITRAFFIC app for Nokia Lumia phones, you can now give and receive road traffic info, Scout the city for Jobs, Stores, Labor, People And Places, You can also make inquiries about anything and get replies  – wherever you are, whenever you want, right in the palm of your hands. Get […]

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What To Do If Involved in a Road Traffic Accident

If ever you are unlucky enough to be involved a traffic accident then you will be legally obliged to follow certain procedures. It is important you have a valid insurance cover to driver any vehicle otherwise you may be charged to court. Your third party insurance covers a third party only. If you have comprehensive […]

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Welcome!

Welcome to the GidiTraffic blog! It’s an honour and a pleasure to be able to connect with you via this medium 🙂 This blog is meant to be your one-stop for all traffic matters – and I use the term “traffic” in the broadest sense: we’ll touch on various subjects ranging from road safety to […]

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