Saturday, 9th December 2023


1 Dec
Lagos State Government, yesterday, said the second phase of the Blue Line Rail project, from Mile 2 to Okoko, which construction has started, will be completed in 2027.
7 Nov
Responding to calls for the reinstatement of the 50 per cent rebate on fare for regulated bus and rail transport, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, yesterday, directed implementation of 25 per cent discount beginning from today.
7 Nov
Stakeholders have stressed the need for Africa to prioritise sustainable urban transit systems as part of efforts to strengthen the transportation sector.
6 Nov
Lagos, renowned for its vibrant and dynamic urban ecosystem, is hosting the second general assembly of the newly established African Association of Urban Mobility Authorities (AUMA) from November 6 to 7.
26 Oct
In 2017, former governor of Lagos State, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, signed the Yoruba Language Preservation and Promotion Law.
15 Oct
Since the beginning of the Fourth Republic in 1999, one cardinal agenda of the Southwest geopolitical zone is to forge a common front for the development and progress of the region.
15 Oct
It is a record-breaking feat for Lagos State, though the commencement of intracity train service came 12 years behind schedule of the completion of the first phase of the Blue Line rail project.
12 Oct
Beginning from Monday, October 16, Lagos State Government will increase train trips from 12 to 54, targeting 74 trips before the end of November on the Lagos Rail Mass Transit (LRMT) Blue Line (Marina to Mile 2).
21 Sep
To achieve sustainable economic development across sectors, there is an urgent need to pursue transportation that is inclusive, safe, efficient, diverse, cost-effective, accessible and comfortable.
14 Sep
The Federal Government has certified the blue rail infrastructure of the Lagos Rail Mass Transit (LRMT) as safe for passenger operations, according to the Lagos Metropolitan Area Transport Authority (LAMATA). LAMATA, in a statement on Thursday, stated that the certification follows a painstaking audit of the rail infrastructure by the Government Inspector of Railways from…
13 Sep
The Lagos Metropolitan Area Transport Authority (LAMATA) has begun to use Yoruba language in train announcements. Our correspondent observed videos of LAMATA officials making announcements in the Yoruba Language at the train station on Wednesday. Lagos State House of Assembly on Tuesday summoned LAMATA to appear before it over its failure to use Yoruba…
13 Sep
The Lagos State House of Assembly on Tuesday asked the Lagos Metropolitan Area Transport Authority (LAMATA) to appear before it over its refusal to add Yoruba to languages it uses for announcements in its train service.


12 mins ago
The Chief Medical Director, the University of Benin Teaching Hospital (UBTH), Prof Darlington Obaseki, has said cervical cancer represents a significant and pressing public health concern for adult females in Nigeria and other developing nations. Obaseki asserted while delivering the 296th Inaugural Lecture of the University of Benin (UNIBEN) entitled, "Microscopes, Milestones And The Maelstrom:…
17 mins ago
The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), Benin region on Saturday embarked on facilities expansion and upgrade at work centers in Edo, Delta, Ondo and Ekiti states aimed at expanding the grid for increased capacity and improved quantity of power transmission to the distribution companies in the areas. The TCN General Manager in the region, Engr.…
1 hour ago
The Chairman of the House of Representatives committee on Insurance and Actuarian matters, Mr Ahmed Jaha Babawo has decried the appalling level of contribution of the insurance sector to Nigeria's gross domestic product (GDP).
1 hour ago
The management of Tantita Security Services Limited has described as bizarre, and mischievous an accusation by the Nigerian Navy that the company is involved in illegal activities along the coastal areas of Ondo State. The Navy had issued a statement on Thursday on the arrest of a 77-meter  long motor tanker for crude oil theft…
2 hours ago
The President of the Nigeria Institute of Public Relations (NIPR), Dr. Ike Neliaku, has inaugurated two committees on the forthcoming first edition of the Nigeria National Spokespersons' Awards (NNSA) scheduled for March 2024. This is part of the historic deal with the Image Merchants Promotion Limited (IMPR) - publishers of PRNigeria, Economic Confidential, Spokespersons' Digest…
2 hours ago
The Director General of the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Kashifu Inuwa Abdullahi, has allayed the fear about artificial intelligence in communication and national security. Kashifu spoke at the 2023 Security and Emergency Management Awards (SAEMA) and Spokespersons’ Communication Awards (SCA); 29 awards were presented to eminent security personnel, agencies, public relations experts, public…
3 hours ago
Manchester United went one step forward against Chelsea but have gone two steps back as they fell to an embarrassing 3-0 defeat against Bournemouth.
5 hours ago
Nigerian government has said that the surge of military coups in the West African is fast becoming a threat to the democratic culture in the region.
5 hours ago
The President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, has called on African leaders to create quality jobs for its teeming unemployed youths to stem the trend of brain-drain bedeviling the continent.
5 hours ago
Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr. Ola Olukoyede has stated the commission's plan to go after international countries warehousing monies illegally moved out of Nigeria.