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President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday inaugurated the commercial operations of the Lagos-Ibadan railway project at the Mobolaji Johnson Railway Station, Ebute Metta, Lagos, and stressed that his administration will continue to prioritise the railway system.

President Buhari promises to continue to prioritise railways

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday inaugurated the commercial operations of the Lagos-Ibadan railway project at the Mobolaji Johnson Railway Station, Ebute Metta, Lagos, and stressed that his administration will continue to prioritise the railway system.
President Muhammadu Buhari arrived Lagos Thursday morning for the commissioning of the Lagos-Ibadan Railway project.

President Buhari inaugurates Lagos-Ibadan rail project, takes ride

President Buhari Thursday inaugurated the commercial operations of Lagos-Ibadan railway project at the Mobolaji Johnson Railway Station, Ebute Metta, Lagos, describing the feat ‘‘as another milestone in the drive of this administration to revitalize the railway system and establish it as a choice mode of transportation for both passengers and freight.’’

Nigerian government gives delivery date for Lagos road project

The Federal Government on Saturday assured Lagos residents that section one of the ongoing reconstruction/rehabilitation of the Apapa-Oshodi-Ojota-Oworonsoki Expressway project would be completed within three weeks.
A Nigerian firm, the Mercury Maritime Concession Company (MMCC), has proffered a solution to the congestion at the nation’s seaports and related traffic gridlock in Lagos.

Firm offers solution to gridlock, port congestion

A Nigerian firm, the Mercury Maritime Concession Company (MMCC), has proffered a solution to the congestion at the nation’s seaports and related traffic gridlock in Lagos.
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.
Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, revealed this when he briefed State House correspondents on the outcome of the Council meeting, presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari in Abuja on Wednesday.

Nigerian government fixes date for Kano-Maradi rail line groundbreaking

The President Muhammadu Buhari-led government has fixed Tuesday, February 9, for the groundbreaking ceremony of the Kano-Maradi railway project, Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, disclosed on Sunday.
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.

Nigerian government to deploy 200 security officers to Tin Can, Apapa ports

In a bid to clear the gridlock at the Tin Can Island and Apapa area of Lagos, the federal government is set to deploy 200 security personnel to enforce compliance on heavy duty trucks not to park along the road, Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has said.

Panic grips port workers as terminal operator sacks five senior managers

Seaport terminal operators at the nation’s ports seem to be feeling the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on businesses following the sack of five managers by one of the terminal operators, Josepdam Ports Services (JPS), operator of Terminal A of the Tin-Can Island Port in Lagos.

World Hydrography Day: Nigerian Navy to induct state-of-art offshore survey vessel

As the world prepares to celebrate the World Hydrography Day, the Nigerian Navy (NN) says that it will induct a state-of-the art offshore survey vessel with autonomous capabilities.
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.

ICRC commends Sifax on concession agreement

The Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission has commended the management of SIFAX Group for its level of compliance with the terms of agreement stated in the concession signed with the Federal Government for the management of the terminals at Tin-can Island Port.
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.

Why Nigeria continues to suffer loss to Apapa gridlock

Over these years, the gridlock has taken a huge toll on businesses along the two nation’s seaports, even as economists and concerned stakeholders lamented that the N18 trillion lost as a result of the unending traffic jam within the zone..

Tin Can Customs generates over N346 billion revenue

The Tin Can Island Port Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), says it generated N346,508,836,486.54 as revenue in 2019. With this figure, the Command exceeded its 2019 revenue target with an excess of N4,202,755,990.15, representing 101.21 per cent.

Driver, two technicians arraigned over alleged stealing of goods

A driver, Joseph Ndoka and two technicians, Rasheed Omoniyi and Saheed Salisu were on Friday arraigned before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court over alleged stealing of goods valued at N2.1 million.

Customs seizes expired N2.7 billion rice

The Nigerian Customs Service (NCS), Tin Can Island Command has seized 54 containers laden with various contrabands, including expired rice and banned drugs.

Lagos: Lekki seaport to be completed in 30 months

The Lekki deep seaport in Lagos will be completed in 30 months following the injection of a fresh $269 million by a Chinese investor, the Lagos State government said Wednesday.

OMSL faults NPA on threat to national security jab

Ocean Marine Solution Limited (OMSL) has faulted the claim by the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) that the Secure Anchorage Area (SSA) manned by it, in collaboration with the Nigerian Navy, constituted a threat to national security.
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)

21 ships arrive Lagos ports with petrol, other products

A total of 21 ships carrying various products are at Apapa and Tin-Can Island Ports waiting to berth, the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) said in its daily publication on Thursday in Lagos.
Retired Col. Hameed Ali, Comptroller-General of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), on Thursday said the closure of Nigeria’s borders by Federal Government was undertaken to strengthen the nation’s security and protect its economic interests.

Hameed Ali: Nigeria Customs revenue increased during border closure

The Comptroller General of the Nigeria Customs Service, Hameed Ali, has said that the agency’s revenue has increased during the closure of Nigeria’s borders.
LAWMA officials discharging their duties in one of the areas of Lagos metropolis.

Stakeholder condemns poor sanitation within Apapa ports

Mr Collins Farinto, the National Vice-President, Association of Nigerian Licensed Customs Agents (ANLCA), has warned against continuous dumping of refuse at the entrance of the Apapa sea port in Lagos.
Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has announced the appointment of six new Permanent Secretaries in the States Civil Service.

Lagos governor, Reps seek approval for Lekki, Badagry seaports

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State and members of the House of Representatives, yesterday, urged the Federal Government to approve the operation of the Lekki and Badagry seaports in the state.

Delta assemblyman calls for revival of Sapele, other ports

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