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The lawmaker representing Yagba-East/Yagba-West/Mopamuro Federal Constituency of Kogi State, Mr Leke Abejide, has called for the relocation of the Nigerian Ports Authority from the First Gate of the Apapa Port as part of the measures to reduce the gridlock in the area.
A member of the House of Representatives, Leke Abejide, has accused terminal operators at the Apapa Port of creating extortion scheme.
Former President of Small and Medium Enterprise Group (SMEG) of the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI), Mr Jon Tudy Kachukwu, has said faullted six months export proceeds repatriation policy of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).
The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has tasked the China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation (CCECC), contractors handling the Lagos -Ibadan Rail project to quickly complete the project.
A member of the House of Representatives, Chief Efe Afe, has called on the federal government to revive the Sapele Port as well as other ports across Nigeria.
The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) announced on Thursday that sixteen ships conveying petrol and other commodities have arrived at the Apapa and Tin-Can Island Ports in Lagos.
The Nigerian Ports Authority has cancelled the contract for the $2.6bn Badagry deep seaport project, stating that the deep seaport master plan was wrongly done. This is even as the agency explained that it had begun the process for fresh bids for the approval of a new port master plan for the Badagry deep seaport project.
Efforts to decongest ports in Lagos State have been intensified, with a visit to Apapa by the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo and Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Saturday.
Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Thursday visited Apapa and assured residents that there are plans to find a lasting solution to the gridlock in the area.
The Federal Government’s withdrawal of the Nigerian Navy and other military formations from controlling traffic at the Apapa Port has been lauded as a welcome development by some truck owners.
The Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) has appealed to the Lagos State Government to help in rehabilitation of the Bola Ahmed Tinubu Truck Park at Orile.
The Lagos State governor-elect, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has said he will end the protracted gridlock in Apapa area of the state within the first 60 days of his administration.
The Chairman, Ports Consultative Council (PCC), Chief Kunle Folarin, has urged the Federal Government to match the demand of ports usage with the supply, to ease the constant gridlock on the ports access road.
The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) on Friday said it was expecting 27 ships to sail into Apapa and Tin Can Ports with petroleum products, food and other goods, from Jan. 18 to Feb. 2.
Twenty nine ships carrying various products are waiting to berth at Apapa and Tin-Can Island ports, the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) said on Thursday in Lagos.
Energy experts on Saturday identified ignorance and misconception as major setbacks to the adoption of renewable energy in Nigeria.
The Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) said on Thursday that it generated N1.1 trillion revenue and seized contraband goods worth more than N40 billion between January and November.
The authority of Nigerian Correctional Service have refuted reports in one of the private television stations and some social media handles claiming sponsorship of a football competition by detained journalist, Agba Jalingo, for inmates in the Afokang custody Centre of the service in Calabar, Cross River State.
An election observer group, Yiaga Africa, has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), to cancel the gubernatorial and senatorial elections in Kogi State; saying the exercise was marred by vote-buying, ballot box snatching, intimidation of voters and thuggery.
An Italian youth club fired manager Massimiliano Riccini for disrespecting the opposition after his team bagged a 27-0 win on Saturday.
The Commissioner of Police in Kogi, Mr Akeem Busari, who confirmed the deaths to newsmen, said the command was still compiling its report on the poll to ascertain the actual number of casualties.
Pope Francis on Sunday hosted around 1,500 poor and homeless people for lunch at the Vatican, decrying indifference to poverty as the Catholic Church marked its World Day of the Poor.
Manchester City star Riyad Mahrez has pulled out of Algeria's trip to Botswana due to family reasons.
The Super Eagles will depart the shores of Nigeria on Saturday for Maseru ahead the AFCON 2021 Qualifiers against the Crocodiles of Lesotho on Sunday.
There is tight security at the state headquarters of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Bayelsa as the state governorship election commences.
The Senate on Thursday urged the Federal Government grant tax holidays to investors in the solid minerals sector to enhance investment.
Former chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Attahiru Jega, said that improving the integrity of elections is key to the democratic development of any nation.