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Apapa Gridlock: Lagos, unions parley over e-call up system ends in deadlock

Apapa Gridlock: Lagos, unions parley over e-call up system ends in deadlock

…As Oshodi-Apapa Expressway traffic worsens By Olasunkanmi Akoni An emergency stakeholders’ meeting between representatives of Lagos State Government and union leaders in ports operation has ended in a deadlock. This happened as the chaotic traffic situation for the four days running, on Thursday, along Apapa-Oshodi Expressway was totally shut down as truckers and tankers parked […]

WORSENING APAPA GRIDLOCK: We’ll expose saboteurs of e-Call Up system —Maritime workers

WORSENING APAPA GRIDLOCK: We’ll expose saboteurs of e-Call Up system —Maritime workers

…Police, LASTMA officials have failed … As motorists seek military intervention By Victor Ahiuma-Young & Godfrey Bivbere Maritime Workers Union of Nigeria, MWUN, yesterday, threatened to expose those it believed are sabotaging the e-Call-Up system by the management of Nigerian Ports Authority, NPA, to tackle the perennial and chaotic gridlock bedeviling the Apapa-Oshodi expressway. This […]

Nigeria needs more functional ports to ease Apapa gridlock

Nigeria needs more functional ports to ease Apapa gridlock

By Emma Una – Calabar Managing Director of Nigeria Export-Import Bank, NEXIM, Alhaji Abba Bello, says Nigeria needs more functional port terminals to facilitate the export and import of goods, ease the Apapa gridlock, and also expand economic growth and development in other parts of the country. Speaking on Thursday during the maiden loading of […]

APAPA GRIDLOCK: Hoodlums attack Lagos traffic team over e-Call Up enforcement

APAPA GRIDLOCK: Hoodlums attack Lagos traffic team over e-Call Up enforcement

*Why Nigeria loses N800bn monthly to port operations —Shippers association By Olasunkanmi Akoni, with agency reports EFFORTS to restore sanity to Apapa and environs may suffer set back, following violent attacks on the Lagos Traffic Management and Enforcement Team, in Apapa, by suspected hoodlums, over the implementation of the newly introduced Electronic Call-Up system in […]

Apapa gridlock: Again, hoodlums attack Lagos traffic team over e-call up enforcement

Apapa gridlock: Again, hoodlums attack Lagos traffic team over e-call up enforcement

…70 % of trucks in Apapa unfit for road, Council boss By Olasunkanmi Akoni Efforts to restore sanity to Apapa and environs may suffer set back following violent attack on Lagos Traffic Management and Enforcement Team in Apapa by suspected hoodlums over implementation of the newly introduced Electronic Call-Up system in port operations. Recall that […]

DAY 4 OF APAPA GRIDLOCK: Confusion as touts hijack e-Call-Up system

DAY 4 OF APAPA GRIDLOCK: Confusion as touts hijack e-Call-Up system

Lagos traffic team yet to commence enforcement Truncated road project, tank farm operations ground movement Customs, touts clash in Mile-2, Ijora Council raises alarm over spike in criminalities in Apapa Seeks stakeholders’ cooperation on new system By Olasunkanmi Akoni, Kingsley Adeboye, Godwin Oritse, Godfrey Bivbere, Bose Adelaja & Esther Onyegbula THE chaotic traffic situation on […]

APAPA GRIDLOCK: e-Call system machine crashes, as trucks take-over roads again

APAPA GRIDLOCK: e-Call system machine crashes, as trucks take-over roads again

…Lagos traffic team overwhelmed; residents, motorists groan …We’re addressing the issues — Govt By Udeme Akpan, Olasunkanmi Akoni & Godwin Oritse Truck and tanker drivers, yesterday, stormed the Oshodi-Apapa and Ijora-Apapa expressways, following unconfirmed reports of collapse of the electronic Call-up system machine, resulting in total gridlock, as residents and motorists got stranded for several […]

Apapa gridlock: Lagos traffic team uncovers e-Callup ticket forgery by truck drivers

Apapa gridlock: Lagos traffic team uncovers e-Callup ticket forgery by truck drivers

…As NPA, TTP release fresh guidelines on e-system By Olasunkanmi Akoni and Godwin Oritse Barely a week and half after Nigerian Ports Authority, NPA, commenced the new electronic- Call Up System into the administration of port operations to ease gridlock in the axis, Lagos State Special Traffic Management Enforcement Team, said it has uncovered scandal […]

Oshodi-Apapa Expressway: Call-Up system collapses, gridlock continues

Oshodi-Apapa Expressway: Call-Up system collapses, gridlock continues

As Sanwo-Olu threatens to name cabal behind gridlock By Olasunkanmi Akoni Contrary to expectation on the free flow of traffic following the commencement of Call-Up system for port operations, Oshodi-Apapa Expressway has been on a total lockdown as fuel tankers and containerized vehicles parked indiscriminately along the road. This happened as Lagos State Governor, Mr. […]

I’ll expose cabal behind Apapa gridlock, Sanwo-Olu vows

I’ll expose cabal behind Apapa gridlock, Sanwo-Olu vows

…As e-Call-Up system collapses on Oshodi Apapa expressway, gridlock continues By Olasunkanmi Akoni Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu has vowed to publicly mention the names of prominent Nigerians behind the perennial gridlock situation in Apapa and environs. However, contrary to expectations on free flow of traffic following commencement of the electronic-Call-Up system for port […]

Apapa gridlock: We’ll sustain Call-Up System enforcement — Lagos traffic team

Apapa gridlock: We’ll sustain Call-Up System enforcement — Lagos traffic team

By Olasunkanmi Akoni ….As CP tasks personnel on discipline SEVENTY-TWO hours into the commencement of the new Call-Up System introduced by Nigerian Ports Authority, NPA, the Lagos State Special Traffic Management Enforcement Team, yesterday, vowed to sustain the new order in Apapa and its environs, as gridlock eases off. This came as sanity seemed to […]

APAPA GRIDLOCK: NPA, Lagos to impound trucks without call-up slip

APAPA GRIDLOCK: NPA, Lagos to impound trucks without call-up slip

…8 truck holding bays to take-off; move to end corrupt practices By Olasunkanmi Akoni The Nigerian Ports Authority, NPA, and Lagos State government, yesterday, disclosed plans to finally commence a three-month trial on enforcement and compliance of Electronic Call-Up System from February 27, 2021, as part of measures to ensure the free-flow of traffic in […]

Apapa gridlock: Lagos traffic team reads riot act, to commence enforcement

Apapa gridlock: Lagos traffic team reads riot act, to commence enforcement

Following the intractable gridlock along Oshodi-Apapa Expressway, port access roads and Apapa environs, the newly constituted Lagos State Traffic Management Enforcement Team, has announced its readiness to commence impoundment of any heavy duty vehicles parked indiscriminately along the axis.