Eighteen months after the Lagos State suspended the activities of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), the state government last week, (September 9), approved the return of transport union activities, especially NURTW to the state.
Since the Federal Government announced the removal of fuel subsidy, there have been efforts by governments at both the federal and state levels to deploy one form of palliative, or the other to cushion the effects of the policy on the citizens.
Of late, Lagos State waterways have become busier, especially the Apapa corridor. As a result, several new jetties have sprouted up apart from the traditional ones that have been in existence over the years.
Shola Adewale was very thirsty as she moved around the popular Oshodi Market, where she had visited to pick up some textile materials for her children who will be resuming school soon.
It is exactly two years since the birth of the Lagos State Public Petitions and Anti-Corruption Commission. But in the last two years, it has been motion without movement for the commission.
Its multitude of imperfections notwithstanding, Lagos remains Nigeria’s economic nerve centre and the country’s major economic focal point.
One year after the fire incident at Apongbon market under the Eko bridge led to the partial closure of the bridge to vehicular movement, the section of the flyover has not been re-opened.
“This life is not fair,” said a wailing woman, as victims of the recent tragic Lagos train-bus accident at the Public Works Department (PWD) Busstop along Agege Motor Road, Lagos, were moved to a triage at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH), Ikeja on Thursday, March 9, 2023.
Since Thursday when the train accident that claimed six lives occurred, empathy has greatly been on display by residents and political leaders.
Mr. Benjamin Okechukwu was nearly frustrated as he could not easily register his twins in a government owned secondary school recently after they completed their primary education.
One year after the Lagos State government introduced the N800 daily levy for transporters with the aim of curbing multiple collections and harassment of drivers and their conductors, the various transport unions have not complied, rather they have carried on their business as usual.
For many motorists and commuters, navigating through the Apapa-Oshodi Expressway, especially the Ijesha-Mile 2 axis, comes with a lot of pains and discomfort. This is mainly because of ongoing construction works and the traffic gridlock on the corridor...
As President Muhammadu Buhari arrives Lagos State tomorrow for a two-day official visit, the state government has said that there will be traffic restriction on day one, Monday, January 23 and traffic diversion on Lagos Island on Tuesday, January 24, 2023. The Commissioner for Transport, Dr. Frederic Oladeinde assured that alternative routes have been mapped…