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14 Dec 2020
*Suggests govt introduce congestion charges to reduce road users The Group Managing Director of Suru Group Limited, Edward Akinlade has urged Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, to address the issue of traffic gridlock in the state. The real estate player, shared his frustrating experience on Lagos roads after spending about four hours on Third Mainland…
8 Jul 2020
There were more questions than answers yesterday at the Lagos Transportation and Traffic webinar organised by the United States Consulate General in Lagos.
23 Dec 2019
The Petroleum Tanker Drivers (PTD) branch of the Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) at the weekend threatened to withdraw its services
6 Dec 2019
Lagos State Government has said the solution to incessant gridlock experienced in the metropolis is to create an alternative intermodal transport system.
1 Sep 2019
As the Federal Government prepares for partial closure of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway on Monday for repair, the Federal Controller of Works in Lagos, Mr Adedamola Kuti, says the project is still 40 per cent completed.
19 Jul 2019
The pains of motorists on the Oshodi-Apapa expressway continued yesterday just as the Federal Controller of Works in Lagos, Adedamola Kuti, disclosed that construction work has commenced simultaneously on various sections of the highway.
22 May 2019
Nigeria President Muhammadu Buhari Wednesday ordered the immediate removal of all trucks from the bridges and roads within Apapa within 2 weeks. "A Presidential directive has been issued for the immediate clearing up of the Apapa gridlock and the restoration of law and order to Apapa and its environs within 2 weeks," the presidency tweeted.…
20 Mar 2019
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) says introduction of holding bay and an electronic call-up system among articulated vehicles can easily address the usual Apapa gridlocks in Lagos State. Mr Hyginus Omeje, the FRSC Lagos State Sector Commander, made the assertion on Wednesday in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos.…
27 Sep 2018
The chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Petroleum Resources Downstream, Joseph Iranola Akinlaja, has urged government and critical stakeholders in the oil and gas sector to urgently resuscitate and develop the abandoned Orile parking space for petroleum tankers to reduce traffic gridlock in Apapa, and other corridors in Lagos State. Akinlaja made the call at…
31 May 2018
For about two weeks, access to the nation’s foremost and busiest airport, Murtala Muhammed International Airport, from the Toyota bus-stop end of the Apapa-Oshodi expressway, has been figuratively through the eye of a needle. A burgeoning pothole, which is turning to a crater by each passing day, has made movement on that axis from Iyana…

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