Return of the toll gates? first, fix the roads
Last week, Babatunde Fashola, minister of works and housing, told reporters after a meeting of the executive council of the federation that on the say-so of the council toll gates would be back on federal highways throughout the country.
‘Why Buhari shouldn’t rebuild toll gates Obasanjo removed’
Sixteen years after the then President Olusegun Obasanjo demolished toll gates on the nation’s expressways, the government of President Muhammadu Buhari is considering their return.
Construction workers seek resuscitation of tollgates
The National Union of Civil Engineering Construction, Furniture and Wood Workers (NUCECFWW), has urged the Federal Government to resuscitate the tollgates across the country. The National President of the union, Amechi Asugwuni, who stated this at the 40th anniversary of the union in Abuja, explained that bringing back state-of-the-art and modern tollgates in Nigeria would…
Lekki, Ajah residents protest toll hikes
Some aggrieved residents of Lekki and Ajah in Lagos took to the streets Friday to protest the recent hike in toll charges at the Lekki-Epe Expressway and Lekki-Ikoyi Link Bridge toll gates. The protest, which was convened under the banner of Eti-Osa Development Forum, started around 9 am with the protesters gathering at the Lekki…
Lagos PDP, NCP fault planned increment of Lekki-Epe toll
The Lagos State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has condemned plans by the state government to increase toll charges on the Lekki-Epe and Ikoyi link roads. The Lekki Concession Company (LCC), which manages the roads, had in a statement over the weekend said the new toll takes effect from February 1, 2018. The…
Perish the toll gates idea
No one can really understand why successive governments in Nigeria chose to impoverish their people and make life and living extremely difficult for all.
FG brings back toll gates
The Federal Government has concluded arrangement to reintroduce toll gates across the country, according to the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola.