Gridlock As Truck Drivers Block Abuja-Lokoja Highway

Commuters and motorists were yesterday held in a gridlock for several hours along the Abuja-Lokoja highway as truck drivers blocked the Jamata axis of the road to protest alleged assault of one their members by security agents. Daily Trust learnt that the protest ensued after a military operative allegedly shot the tyres of a truck […]

3rd Mainland Bridge Shutdown - Lagos Calls for Support

LASG seeks support of residents as 3rd Mainland Bridge undergoes test from August 23 To 26 Lagos state government will shut down Third Mainland Bridge for four days from August 23 to enable engineers do investigative maintenance testing. Works and infrastructure commissioner Ade Akinsanya has appealed for public support and understanding of motorists and residents […]

Apapa-Wharf Road Ready in September, Says Nigerian Ports Authority

The Managing Director, Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Ms Hadiza Usman, has said that the 2km Apapa Wharf Road being reconstructed would be completed and opened to motorists by the end of next month. Usman made the disclosure in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos. Bala Usman said that the reconstruction […]

Apapa Congestion - Ambode Flags Off Expansion of Orile Tanker Terminal

Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State on Sunday flagged off the expansion of the Orile Tanker Terminal truck, as part of solutions to the Apapa gridlock. Ambode assured that work would be accelerated on the 1000-capacity terminal at Orile-Iganmu area of the state. Ambode, while on an inspection tour of the Apapa-Iganmu axis said the […]

FG Awards Dangote Group N72.9 billion Apapa Road Reconstruction Contract

The Federal Government on Wednesday approved a contract worth N72.9 billion to the Dangote Group for the reconstruction of the road from Apapa to the tollgate end on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway. The Minister of Works, Power and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, made this known to State House Correspondents in Abuja after the weekly Federal Executive Council meeting […]

Apapa Gridlock - Lagos Shuts Down 10 Bonded Terminals, Buildings

The Lagos State Government at the weekend shut down five bonded terminals located within residential areas in Ajeromi Ifelodun Local Government Area (LGA), and explained that the decision became imperative to end intractable gridlock undermining socio-economic activities in Apapa area of the state. While it revealed plan to seal all bonded terminals located within residential […]

Otedola's Bridge Accident - Lagos Identifies Owners of 39 Vehicles

The Lagos State Government says it has identified owners of 39 of 55 vehicles that got burnt in the fuel tanker explosion atop the Otedola Bridge end of the Lagos-Ibadan expressway last month. The State Commissioner for Transportation, Ladi Lawanson, disclosed this yesterday at an expanded stakeholders' engagement with victims and relatives of those affected […]

FG Shifts Three-day Closure Date of Third Mainland Bridge to August 24

The three-day closure of the Third Mainland Bridge for Investigative Maintenance Test earlier slated to begin on July 27, 2018, has been shifted to August 24 the Minister of Power, Works, and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola SAN, has announced. The Shutdown, earlier scheduled to last from July 27 to July 30 will now last from August 24 […]

Govt to Demolish Apapa Rail Station to Expand Seaport

The Minister of Transportation, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi has directed that the Apapa station be demolished and expanded in order to accommodate the activities at the Apapa seaport. He said this, yesterday, after the inspection of the project in Lagos. Amaechi said the idea is to pull down the existing structures, expand the station towards the […]

Lagos Suspends Approval of New Tank Farms Over Apapa Gridlock

To ensure that sanity returns to the Apapa-Oshodi expressway, the Lagos State Government has suspended approval for new tank farms in Apapa area of the city. It also extended the work of the joint task force by one month and issued 30-day ultimatum to tank farms without adequate loading bay. Rising from a closed door […]

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