Lekki Deep Seaport
Poor infrastructure and cumbersome clearing processes among other challenges have made Nigeria to lose trans-shipment and transit cargoes to neighbouring countries thereby jeopardising the country’s chance of becoming a maritime hub.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has said the Federal and Lagos State government would generate $ 201 billion through taxes, royalties and duties from the Lekki deep seaport.
Promoters of the Lekki Deep Seaport have declared that the multi-million dollar port is 87.58 per cent completed. The seaport, which is expected to be completed by September this year...
The Minister of Transport, Rotimi Amaechi has said the reason for asking the president to come inspect the $1.5billion Lekki deep seaport project was to put pressure on the developers to complete it quickly.
The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has lauded the progress of work at the Lekki Deep Seaport project while expressing hope that its operation would commence by the last quarter of the year.
There are hopes that the much-expected Lekki Deep Seaport will soon be completed as the promoters of the project disclosed that the facility is about 80 percent completed.
11 Jul 2021
The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi has urged the promoter of the Lekki Deep Seaport, Lekki Port LFTZ Enterprise Limited, to fast track construction work and see to it that the Port commences operation by 2022.
27 Aug 2020
The Managing Director, Nigerian Export Processing Zones Authority (NEPZA), Prof. Adesoji Adesugba, has called for private sector participation at the Lagos Free Zone...
3 Jul 2020
Two years before the commencement of operations at the Lekki port, the N596 billion facility is still without a plan for railway and road link to facilitate the movement of cargoes.
29 Jan 2020
Construction works at the Lekki Deep Seaport in Lagos, is now said to be at advanced stage with plans to receive the first commercial vessel by 2022.
13 Jun 2018
The Federal Government has been urged to ensure perfect operations of deep seaports in the country, particularly the Lekki Deep seaport in Lagos, which is expected to kick off in the next two years.
30 Mar 2018
The Federal Government yesterday said that it had in the past two budgets provided an aggregate of N90 billion for the development of special economic zones.It said the Lekki Deep Seaport project is in line with the objectives of creating such economic zones.