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The Federal Government will go the whole distance to put measures in place to address flooding on the Lagos-Ibadan rail line, Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi has assured.

FRSC: Development of rail sector will boost economic growth, reduce accidents

The Lagos state sector commander of Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Olusegun Ogungbemide has commended federal government for ongoing development of rail sector, saying, it will reduce damage of roads by heavy duty loaded trucks/petrol tankers and boost economic activities in the country.

NEXIM boss: Nigeria needs more functional ports to ease Apapa gridlock

Managing Director of Nigeria Export-Import Bank, NEXIM, Alhaji Abba Bello, says Nigeria needs more functional port terminals to facilitate the export and import of goods, ease the Apapa gridlock, and also expand economic growth and development in other parts of the country.
The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) says it has come up with solutions to reduce the waiting time of vessels berthing at Lagos terminals.

NPA suspends export receipts at Lagos ports

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) on Monday announced the suspension of export receipts at Lagos ports for two weeks.
EDITORS NOTE: Graphic content / A picture taken on April 8, 2019 shows shipping containers sitting at the Apapa Port Complex in Lagos, Nigeria's economy hub. - 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)

Nigeria loses N800 billion monthly to lack of 24-hour port operation

Rev. Jonathan Nicole, President Shippers Association of Lagos, says Nigeria loses over N800 billion monthly due to lack of 24-hour seaport operation.

NSE tasks Lagos government, NPA on sustaining electronic call-up for trucks

The Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE) has appealed to Lagos State government and the Nigeria Ports Authority (NPA) to sustain enforcement of electronic call-up system for trucks plying the Apapa Port route.
The Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi, says the Federal Government has extended the Lagos-Ibadan Modernisation Project from its original destination at Ebutte Meta to Lagos Ports.

Minister: Workers contracting coronavirus stalled Apapa port rail project

An outbreak of COVID-19 among the workers involved in the Lagos-Ibadan rail project in January stalled the completion of the contract, the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has said.
The Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi, says the Federal Government has extended the Lagos-Ibadan Modernisation Project from its original destination at Ebutte Meta to Lagos Ports.

Minister inspects Apapa port to ascertain Lagos-Ibadan rail completion

The Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi, says the Federal Government has extended the Lagos-Ibadan Modernisation Project from its original destination at Ebutte Meta to Lagos Ports.

Nigeria Customs: How we tracked tramadol cargoes from India

The Apapa Area Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) said its officers tracked two containers with Tramadol from India to Togo and finally to Nigeria.g
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Court grants NDLEA permission to destroy explosive laden container

Justice Ayokunle Faji of the Federal High Court in Lagos has granted leave to the National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) to destroy a 1×20 feet container loaded with 381 bags of Ammonium Nitrate, a Chemical used in producing explosives.
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Senator Ubah laments high cost of shipping, seeks abolition of unjustifiable bills

The Senator representing Anambra South and National Leader of the Young Progressives Party (YPP), Dr. Patrick Ifeanyi Ubah has called on the federal government to urgently checkmate the exorbitant increase and unjustifiable shipping fees charged by shipping companies on Nigerian bound cargoes particularly containers.
Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Tuesday expressed his administration’s readiness to partner and synergise with Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) and other federal agencies in areas of comparative advantages for the growth and development of the State and Federal Government.

Lagos seeks synergy with NIMASA on waterways, ferry services

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Tuesday expressed his administration’s readiness to partner and synergise with Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) and other federal agencies in areas of comparative advantages for the growth and development of the State and Federal Government.
Hopes are rising on the viability of the rail line as alternative route for Nigerian transport system as the nation’s biggest port facility has now been connected to the newly-reconstructed line.

CCECC: Lagos-Ibadan rail now connected to Apapa port

Hopes are rising on the viability of the rail line as alternative route for Nigerian transport system as the nation’s biggest port facility has now been connected to the newly-reconstructed line.
”I call on President Muhammadu Buhari to take all necessary steps needed to reconnect with the Nigerian Youths and understand the pulse of the Nigerian people. #EndSARS

#EndSARS: NAGAFF decries ‘assault’ on articulated trucks

The National Association of Government Approved Freight Forwarders, NAGAFF, yesterday, decried what it described as incessant assault afflicted on members of its association by officers of the disbanded Presidential Taskforce in the Apapa Port, Lagos.
Worried by the continued gridlock and other traffic challenges in and within the Apapa Port, the House of Representatives yesterday resolved to investigate an alleged extortion of truck drivers by the terminal security operatives.

Official: Presidential task team has tamed Apapa traffic gridlock

Vice-Chairman of the Presidential Task Team on the Restoration of Law and Order in Apapa Port (PTT-RLO) Kayode Opeifa has said his Team has erased traffic gridlock in Apapa.
The Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala-Usman, says the agency has earmarked N807 million for the rehabilitation of a portion of its building that was burnt during the #EndSARS protests in the country.

NPA earmarks N807 million for rehabilitation of building burnt during #EndSARS protest

The Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala-Usman, says the agency has earmarked N807 million for the rehabilitation of a portion of its building that was burnt during the #EndSARS protests in the country.
THE National Union of Road Transport Workers, NURTW, has said that the presidential taskforce set up to clear the gridlock in Apapa cannot achieve the task, adding that they have failed.

Apapa gridlock raises haulage cost by 50% in one week

During an on-the-spot assessment by newsmen over the weekend, truck operators attributed the escalating cost of haulage services at the Tin Can Port to extortion by security operators, including Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) security officials, police and the presidential task team on Apapa gridlock.

Multi-billionaire naira scanners rotting away at Apapa port – Customs chief

Three calibre mobile scanning machines belonging to the Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, worth millions of dollars are currently rotting away at the Apapa port, a controller of customs, Mohammed Abba-Kura revealed on Wednesday.
The Nigerian Railway Corporation has said its suspended Lagos-Ogun mass transit train service would resume operations on Thursday.

NRC generates N1.4 billion IGR, remits N245 million to TSA in 2020

The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) on Friday said its Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) as at Sept. 30 stood at N1.4billion as against N4.4billion projection for 2020.
The Ministers of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi and Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed are on inspection tour of the Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge rail projects.

Ministers inspect Lagos-Ibadan rail project

The Ministers of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi and Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed are on inspection tour of the Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge rail projects.
The Council for the Regulation of Freight Forwarding in Nigeria (CRFFN) and the Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC) have collaborated to pull banks back to Apapa port.

Coronavirus lockdown: Banks to provide ‘skeletal services’ at Apapa port

The Council for the Regulation of Freight Forwarding in Nigeria (CRFFN) and the Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC) have collaborated to pull banks back to Apapa port.
Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) on Monday said that operations would continue at the ports in spite of the two-week lockdown of Lagos State to contain spread of COVID-19.

NPA: Operations continue at the ports

Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) on Monday said that operations would continue at the ports in spite of the two-week lockdown of Lagos State to contain spread of COVID-19.
Worried by the continued gridlock and other traffic challenges in and within the Apapa Port, the House of Representatives yesterday resolved to investigate an alleged extortion of truck drivers by the terminal security operatives.

Apapa gridlock: Reps to probe alleged extortion of truck drivers by security operatives

Worried by the continued gridlock and other traffic challenges in and within the Apapa Port, the House of Representatives yesterday resolved to investigate an alleged extortion of truck drivers by the terminal security operatives.

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