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EDITORS NOTE: Graphic content / Singapore-flagged container ship Kota Singa is docked at the Apapa Port Complex in Lagos, Nigeria's economy hub, on April 8, 2019. - The Nigerian port is congested with hundreds of ships, idly queueing for days to offload containers with goods. Lagos port congestion is affecting port operations and creating a severe backlog at ports, causing carriers’ containers to be held in port for extra days, as well as creating several miles of truck traffic at roads that links to port gates. (Photo by PIUS UTOMI EKPEI / AFP)

16 ships loaded with petrol, commodities arrive Lagos ports

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.
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NPA cancels $2.6 billion Badagry deep seaport contract

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.
L-R: Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu; Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo and Presidential Task Team on Restoration of Law and Order in Apapa (Traffic Gridlock Resolution), Mr. Kayode Opeifa during the Vice President’s inspection tour of the Apapa Traffic Situation on Saturday, June 22, 2019

VP Osinbajo: Decongestion of Lagos ports on course

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.

Gridlock: Governor Sanwo-Olu visits Apapa, assures lasting solution

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.
This picture taken on Tuesday, July 17, shows trucks completely blocking a section of the Oshodi-Apapa Expressway at Second Rainbow inward Mile 2, and commercial buses driving against traffic.

Truckers hails removal of navy from controlling Apapa traffic

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.

Apapa gridlock: NUPENG urges Lagos government to develop Orile truck park

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.
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Babajide Sanwo-Olu: I’ll end Apapa gridlock within my first 60 days in office

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.
This picture taken on Tuesday, July 17, shows trucks completely blocking a section of the Oshodi-Apapa Expressway at Second Rainbow inward Mile 2, and commercial buses driving against traffic.

Federal government urged to tackle gridlock on port access road

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.
People ride on a boat past A.P. Moeller-Maersk A/S branded shipping containers stacked at the Ladol free trade zone port in Lagos, Nigeria, on Tuesday, May 22, 2018. Ladol, a logistics hub for the offshore oil industry in Lagos, Nigeria, is mulling a stock-market listing and corporate bonds to expand its facilities and get more business from major production companies. Photographer: George Osodi/Bloomberg

NPA: 17 ships with petrol, others expected

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), says in its daily publications ‘Shipping Position’ that it is expecting 17 ships bringing petroleum products, food and other goods from March 17 to March 29, at Apapa/Tin Can Island Ports.

27 ships expected at Lagos ports with petroleum products, others

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.
People ride on a boat past A.P. Moeller-Maersk A/S branded shipping containers stacked at the Ladol free trade zone port in Lagos, Nigeria, on Tuesday, May 22, 2018. Ladol, a logistics hub for the offshore oil industry in Lagos, Nigeria, is mulling a stock-market listing and corporate bonds to expand its facilities and get more business from major production companies. Photographer: George Osodi/Bloomberg

29 ships with petrol, other products arrive Lagos ports

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.

Experts: Ignorance, misconception major setbacks to adoption of renewable energy

Energy experts on Saturday identified ignorance and misconception as major setbacks to the adoption of renewable energy in Nigeria.

Customs generates N1.1 trillion, seizes contraband worth N40 billion

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.
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36 ships conveying petrol, other goods expected at Lagos ports

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) is expecting 36 ships to bring petroleum products, food items and other goods to Apapa and Tin-Can Island Ports in Lagos, from Dec. 6 to Dec. 29.
This picture taken on Tuesday, July 17, shows trucks completely blocking a section of the Oshodi-Apapa Expressway at Second Rainbow inward Mile 2, and commercial buses driving against traffic.

Gridlock: Expert calls for relocation of tank farms in Apapa

A Maritime Expert, Mr Peter Obi, says relocating the tank farms from Apapa Wharf area, Lagos state will stop the perennial traffic congestion in the state.

Suspected drug: Customs yet to release 39 containers for inspection – NDLEA

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency said Nigeria Customs Service was yet to position 39 containers suspected to contain illicit drugs for inspection by the agency.

Customs: Illegal importers of N7.31 billion Tramadol, other goods, offered us N150 million bribe

The Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Customs Service, retired Col. Hameed Ali, on Thursday said the Apapa Command of the service intercepted 40 × 40ft containers of pharmaceutical products with Duty Paid Value of N7.31bn.

NEMA counters House of Reps’ claims on alleged fraud

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has countered the claims of violation of public trust against it by the House of Representatives Committee on Emergency and Disaster Preparedness.

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