Osinbajo proffers solution to power issues, Apapa gridlock, others
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has insisted that decentralisation will tackle erratic power supply challenges in the country. Addressing Muslim professionals at Lekki Central Mosque, Lagos, he said: “We are convinced that we can’t use the national grid as the only source of power supply for the entire country. It has to be decentralised to allow…
Apapa gridlock: How poor state capacity stifles competitiveness
In the last few months, or years depending on who you ask, Lagosians have been complaining about the menace of trucks parked on the roads.
Lagos suspends approval of new tank farms over Apapa gridlock
To ensure that sanity returns to the Apapa-Oshodi expressway, the Lagos State Government has suspended approval for new tank farms in Apapa area of the city. It also extended the work of the joint task force by one month and issued 30-day ultimatum to tank farms without adequate loading bay. Rising from a closed door…
Marketers laud easing of Apapa gridlock
Major marketers, tanker drivers and transport owners have commended the efforts of Western Navy Command through the joint Security Task Force for their timely intervention in clearing the Apapa gridlock menace that had hitherto proved impossible to clear and was becoming a festering sore in the operations of the Apapa Ports....
Dangote seeks withdrawal of task forces to end Apapa gridlock
Africa’s richest man Alhaji Aliko Dangote visited the Ijora-Apapa Wharf road in Lagos on Wednesday, calling on the Federal Government to withdraw agencies causing the perennial gridlock in Apapa. He cited the presence of the Nigerian Customs and the Nigerian Navy on the road, saying the customs, especially was causing untold hardships to road users…
‘Federal Government is working to end Apapa gridlock’
Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo has said the Federal Government is working to resolve the traffic situation experienced by Lagos residents on the Apapa port axis.
Apapa gridlock continues, despite government’s pledge to clear illegal parking of tankers, articulated vehicles
Two days after Lagos State Government issued a statement, saying it has commenced process of clearing the Apapa-Mile 2 axis of illegal parking of tankers and articulated vehicles, a check by The Guardian has revealed that the harrowing experience....
Lawmakers urge Apapa tank farms relocation
To curb the menace of tank farms in Lagos State, especially in Apapa, the State House of Assembly has called on the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) to relocate the farms in the axis to a less congested area.
‘Converting Lilypond to truck park will not solve Apapa gridlock’
The Nigerian Importers Integrity Association (NIIA) has kicked against call in some quarters for the conversion of Lilypond Container Terminal, Ijora, Lagos to a truck park.