The intractable and hydra-headed Apapa traffic gridlock, which has defied all solutions so far applied, is undoubtedly a depiction of gross inadequacy of the ports in the city
Lagos State government and Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) have threatened to impound articulated vehicles parked on the highways, as they commence electronic call-up system for trucks in and out of Lagos seaports.
5 Oct 2020
A former President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Olisa Agbakoba (SAN) has disclosed that Nigeria is losing N20b daily at the nation’s ports, which amounts to N7.2tr yearly.
5 Feb 2020
It was no longer business as usual around the Apapa ports, in Lagos, as clearing agents, dockworkers and other businessmen found it difficult to access the seaports due to the recent ban placed...
13 Dec 2019
The executive order on the Apapa Road may not be enough to address the traffic problem in that axis without the appropriate measures being put in place.
7 Aug 2019
The Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE), has expressed satisfaction at the level of compliance with the post-acquisition plan by all the concessionaires at the Apapa Ports, Lagos.
8 Jun 2019
Faster than expected, sanity is being restored on the Apapa ports access roads weeks after the presidential directive to clear indiscriminate...
19 Feb 2019
Fifth Largest shipping company in the world, Hapag-Lloyd, has increased its freight rate with the review of Peak Season Surcharge (PSS) on all container types originating from anywhere in the world to Tin Can Island, and Apapa ports in Lagos, Nigeria. The review it said is to enable it, “maintain a continued high level of…
7 Sep 2018
As companies and firms count their losses, and complain about increasing operating cost due to the traffic gridlock and congestion at the Apapa ports, industry operators...
15 Aug 2018
No fewer than 22 vessels laden with petroleum products are expected to berth at Lagos ports this week to boost fuel supply. The products, including Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) known as petrol, Automated Gas Oil (AGO) known as diesel, Jet A1 (Aviation fuel) and base oil are in 32 cargoes. Statistics released by the Nigerian…
19 Jul 2018
Beyond the heavy toll on tanker drivers, who spend over 10 days on the queue for a few days’ journey, there are concerns over the safety of Lagos bridges due to the dead weight of the heavy-duty trucks that have now become permanent features on them, writes Bertram Nwannekanma https://youtu.be/uNwN5h-8Xh4 For over two years, Lagos…
17 Nov 2017
The Federal Government has rolled out fresh intervention plan for the rehabilitation of the access roads to Apapa ports.The move, which is expected to bring respite to the residents and businessmen around Apapa and its environs, would see to reconstruction of the roads.....