Robbers go on rampage in Lagos traffic
It was an unusual onslaught of attacks for Lagos residents by highway robbers in recent days, who have taken advantage of the traffic snarl caused by road construction workers
Traffic worsens in Lagos despite curfew
As restrictions eased in Lagos this week, the commercial nerve centre has been a bedlam of traffic gridlock across major routes with no sign of physical distancing anywhere.
My hypothesis is that Lagos traffic can induce trauma. I drove to Ibadan for training during the day but decided to sleep over in order to avoid bottleneck traffic.
Lagos-Ibadan Expressway: FG opens Kara Bridge to traffic
The Federal Government on Sunday opened the Kara Bridge section of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway to traffic, after completing repair works on a 600-meter stretch, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.
Lagos-Ibadan expressway: We are on 24-hour standby – FRSC
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) says it is on 24-hour standby with over 100 personnel deployed to ease traffic on Lagos-Ibadan expressway. Julius Berger, a construction company, had on Monday announced partial closure of the Lagos-Ibadan expressway to carry out reconstruction of Berger Bus Stop to Kara Cattle Market section of the road.
Lagos records over 70% of Nigeria’s vehicular traffic
Lagos State records more than 70 percent of Nigeria’s vehicular traffic, in spite of its small landmass. The Federal Controller of Works in the state, Adedamola Kuti, made the observation in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos yesterday.
Uber to launch boat taxis in traffic-congested Lagos
Uber Technology Inc. is planning to launch its boat business in Lagos, Nigeria’s commercial capital and biggest city, to beat traffic congestion. The ride-hailing service company is in talks with the Lagos State government and regulatory authorities to start Uber Boats services on its waterways, Uber’s Chief Business Officer Brooks Entwistle said Thursday in an…
Watch: Ali Baba Suggests Solution To Lagos Traffic
Veteran Nigerian comedian and social commentator, Alibaba has taken to social media to offer his solution to what could put an end to the dreaded Lagos traffic. The entertainer who recently revealed that he spent over three hours in traffic believes Lagos residents are the cause of the problems but thankfully he has a solution…
From go-slow to standstill: Our daily traffic ordeal
You are permitted to read this with a smirk on your face. The UN Information Centre, Ikoyi, offered me a good job in 1974. The centre was headed by a fine Cameroonian gentleman called Pen Malafa. I had just proudly emerged from the crucibles as one of the pioneers in the National Youth Service Corps.…
Massive cost of Lagos traffic on our everyday lives
In a large city like Lagos where there seems to be crazy traffic congestion there are very serious short, medium and long term consequences and implications on the Economy, Environment, Businesses, People and entire Ecosystem. HERE ARE SOME OF SUCH IMPLICATIONS: Lagos is the 3rd Most STRESSFUL city in the world after Afghanistan and Syria…
Apapa tankers palaver: Traffic gridlock that has defied solution
In times past, all roads leading to the Apapa ports were not as busy as they have become today. This is despite the fact that articulated vehicles and trucks do come there to load goods. The situation became worse following the collapse of the country’s refineries, which led to massive importation of petroleum products and…