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Federal govt restates commitment to complete Lagos-Ibadan rail line by January 2019

The Federal Government on Monday reiterated its commitment to complete the ongoing construction of Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge rail line latest January 2019.

NNPC deploys additional 50-fuel-laden trucks in Lagos to end queues at filling stations

He said that the members of the public should not indulge in storing petrol in their homes because additional 50 trucks of petrol had been released to Lagos.

Federal govt targets repair of more roads in Lagos

The federal government on Tuesday in Lagos promised massive road repairs nationwide, after completing some ongoing projects in Lagos.

How NNPC caused fuel scarcity – Ex-Minister Iheanacho

An oil and gas merchant, Capt. Emmanuel Iheanacho, has attributed the persistent scarcity of petrol to monopoly of the product by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC).

Federal govt to demolish Jibowu, Costain bridges in Lagos – Governor Ambode

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State says the Federal Government has concluded plan to demolish Jibowu and Costain bridges in Lagos.

Federal govt promises to deliver standard gauge project by 2018

Mr Rotimi Amaechi, Minister of Transportation, said that the Federal Government was committed to deliver the Lagos-Ibadan Standard Gauge project by December 2018.

Federal govt may demolish Jibowu, Costain bridges for Lagos-Ibadan railway line – Rotimi Amaechi

Nigeria’s Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, says the Jibowu and Costain bridges in Lagos would be demolished to give way for the new Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge railway lines.

Babatunde Fashola calls for support to end Apapa gridlock, port congestions

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, on Thursday in Lagos called for the collaboration of all stakeholders to tackle traffick gridlock, port congestion and other problems in Apapa and its environs.

Stakeholders take decisions on Apapa gridlock menace

Stakeholders have met in Lagos and agreed on a number of measures to tackle traffick gridlock, port congestion and other problems in Apapa and its environs.

Fed govt begins emergency repair of Lagos roads, bridges

The federal government has begun emergency and remedial repair of some major roads and bridges in Lagos state, Godwin Eke, the federal controller of works, said on Sunday.

Sweepers protest five months unpaid salaries to LAMATA

Sweepers employed by Dafunol International Limited, a contractor engaged by the Lagos Metropolitan Area Transport Authority, on Monday staged a peaceful protest over the non-payment of their five months’ salaries.


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