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Lagos-Ibadan rail: Minister detects ‘compromise of standards’

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, on Friday, ordered stoppage of work at Omi-Adio Railway Station under construction on Lagos-Ibadan standard guage rail line over alleged compromise of standards by the contractor.

Lagos-Ibadan rail: Minister detects compromise, orders stoppage of work

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, on Friday ordered stoppage of work at Omi-Adio Railway Station under construction on Lagos-Ibadan standard guage rail line over compromise of standards by the contractor.
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.

Shipper: Apapa gridlock taskforce should be disbanded

A resident of Apapa and a shipping company operator, Aminu Umar, has advised that the presidential taskforce set up to end the perennial Apapa road gridlock be disbanded because it has not been effective.
Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has assured private investors of a conducive business environment, emphasizing that his government is committed to ensuring the success of private investors in the State. He said this while receiving the Netherland’s Prime Minister, Mark Rutte who led a delegation of investors from his country to Nigeria, at the Presidential Wing of Murtala Muhammed Airport, Ikeja.

Governor Sanwo-Olu: We’ll improve business environment to make investment thrive in Lagos

Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has assured private investors of a conducive business environment, emphasizing that his government is committed to ensuring the success of private investors in the State.

Central bank chief urges private sector players to float infrastructure bond

The Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr. Godwin Emefiele, has advised corporate bodies in the country to take advantage of the Presidential Order 7 to raise infrastructure bonds at concessionary rates to support the federal government in its desire to develop infrastructure in Nigeria.

Dangote: First phase of Apapa-Toll gate road ready before year end

The President of Dangote Group, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, has said the first phase of the on-going road construction from the Apapa port to Toll Gate on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway will be ready before the end of December.

Apapa port: Reps member calls for NPA’s relocation over gridlock

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.

Reps member accuses terminal operators, foreign shipping lines of extortion at Apapa port

A member of the House of Representatives, Leke Abejide, has accused terminal operators at the Apapa Port of creating extortion scheme.

Entrepreneur faults central bank export proceeds repatriation policy

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).

Ibadan rail project: No reason to delay project – minister tells contractors

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.

Delta assemblyman calls for revival of Sapele, other ports

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.
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.

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