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The Federal Government has assured Nigerians that the Lagos-Ibadan Railway project will be completed by April 2020, just as it has fixed next week as the commencement date for the test-run of the train. 2

Lagos-Ibadan rail: Lagos to close Adejobi Street in Agege Sunday

Lagos State Government says it will close down the Adejobi Street in Agege area on Sunday to facilitate the completion of the ongoing construction of the Lagos-Ibadan Standard Gauge Rail line.
Cross River Governor Ben Ayade has dissociated himself from the prolonged incarceration of journalist Agba Jalingo.

Governor Ayade: I’ve no hand in Agba Jalingo’s incarceration

Cross River Governor Ben Ayade has dissociated himself from the prolonged incarceration of journalist Agba Jalingo.
Staff of the Nigeria Railway Corporation repairing damaged tracks at Idi-Mangoro, Agege, Lagos.

Rail project: Lagos announces shutdown of strategic road

In line with the Nigerian Railway Modernization Project (Lagos-Ibadan section) with extension to Lagos Port at Apapa, the Lagos State Government will be hoisting beams for the new Costain Bridge from Saturday 18 to Sunday 19 January, 2020.

NPA boss petitions Police, DSS on safety over attack at National Assembly

Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority, Hadiza Bala Usman, has called for the investigation and prosecution of perpetrators of the harassment and humiliation to which she was subjected to by people believed to be hirelings of Chairman of Ocean Maritime Solutions Limited (OMSL), Captain Idahosa Okunbo on the premises of the National Assembly on Tuesday, December 3, 2019.

Marketers task federal government on Excravos channel dredging to ease gas supply

The Nigerian Association of Liquefied Petroleum Gas Marketers (NALPGAM) has appealed to the Federal Government to dredge the Escravos Channel in order to ease the supply of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) to South-South zone.

FEC okays N718.6 million mobile security scanner for Lagos port

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved the sum of N718.6 million for the supply of one mobile security scanner at the Lagos Port Complex.

Minister: Arik Air not suitable for national carrier

The Federal Government on Wednesday dismissed calls that Arik Air be converted into a national carrier rather than establishing a new one.
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.

Stakeholders bemoan poor access roads at ports

In a stakeholders forum held at Nigerian Ports Authority, Lagos Port Complex Apapa on Sunday, key players in the in the sector jointly sent an appeal letter to the Managing Director of Nigerian ports Authority, Hadiza Bala Usman, to urgently provide lasting solution to the long existing challenge of access roads to the ports.

House of Reps summons Customs, NIMASA, Navy, others over Calabar port

The ad-hoc committee set up by the House of Representative to determine why Eastern Ports are not put to maximal use has invited the heads of some key security agencies operating in Calabar seaport to appear before it in Abuja on Wednesday, September 26.

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.
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.

OPS: Nigeria loses N6 trillion to Apapa gridlock

The Organised Private Sector (OPS) said Nigeria had lost about N6 trillion across the different sectors due to the Apapa gridlock and called for urgent infrastructure development at the Lagos ports.

Minister: Lagos-Ibadan rail project 70 percent completed

Two years and two months after the ground breaking ceremony of the $1.5billion Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge rail project, the Federal Government at the weekend declared the project 70 percent completed from Ebutte-Metta, Lagos to Ibadan, Oyo state.

Eko DisCo spends N1.310 billion on power infrastructure upgrade

The management of Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) has spent about N1.310 billion in various power project expansion, with intended additional supply of power meant to boost supply to residents of Oniru, Maroko and Lekki environs within its network.

Nigeria’s ports drop in global rating

The report released by the National Bureau of Statistics in March reveals that Nigeria’s Ports dropped in global ratings basically due to bad infrastructure.
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NPA suspends Maersk, three others for ‘flouting’ holding bay order

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has slammed a 10-day suspension on Maersk and three other shipping companies that allegedly failed to comply with the directive to acquire and operate holding bays.

Governor Dickson: Bayelsa safe, peaceful, ready for business

The Governor of Bayelsa State, Henry Seriake Dickson, has said his administration is working very hard to make Bayelsa, the Houston of Nigeria and Africa as a whole.

Ministry: Second Niger main bridge yet to be awarded

Despite assurances by the Federal Government on the completion of the Second Niger Bridge, the contract for the construction of the main bridge has not been awarded, according to a report.

16 ships arrive Lagos ports with petrol, other commodities

A total of 16 ships laden with various products including petrol are at the Lagos Ports waiting to berth, the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) said on Wednesday.

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