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How NPA, LASG cleared Tin-Can refuse, traffic gridlock 

How NPA, LASG cleared Tin-Can refuse, traffic gridlock 

Over the past few years, Port users lost several billions of naira to the traffic gridlock and illegalities on the roads leading to the nation's Seaports in Lagos.  But sanity has been restored following the recent cleaning of the busy port access roads of refuse, shanties, illegal checkpoints, and trucks by the NPA and LASG, writes Godwin Oritse
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Gridlock: Sanwo-Olu seeks synergy with NIMASA to decongest Apapa

Gridlock: Sanwo-Olu seeks synergy with NIMASA to decongest Apapa

By Olasunkanmi Akoni Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has stressed the need for collaborative efforts with management of the Nigerian Maritime and Safety Agency, NIMASA, and stakeholders to decongest the perennial gridlock in Apapa and environs. Recall that Sanwo-Olu, on February 1, 2021, established a Special Traffic Management and Enforcement Compliance Team to tackle […]

Gridlock: 8.72km Apapa port link to Lagos-Ibadan railway project ready for take-off — Contractor

Gridlock: 8.72km Apapa port link to Lagos-Ibadan railway project ready for take-off — Contractor

As local pre-paid meters producers in Lagos kicks off operation end of February By Olasunkanmi Akoni The contractor handling the over $1.6 billion Lagos-Ibadan railway project has completed been fully connected to the Apapa port in Lagos awaiting inauguration by President Muhammadu Buhari. The contractor, China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation, CCECC, disclosed in a statement […]

Apapa gridlock: Lagos will takeover traffic mgt from PTT — Sanwo-Olu

Apapa gridlock: Lagos will takeover traffic mgt from PTT — Sanwo-Olu

***To inaugurate special team next week ***Summons stakeholders’ meeting with NPA, unions, others ***Vows to eliminate extortionist cabal, corruption by port operators ***As truck drivers protest alleged extortion by police By Olasunkanmi Akoni Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Monday, announced the setting up of a special team by the state government to takeover […]

How corruption fuels Apapa traffic —Stakeholders

How corruption fuels Apapa traffic —Stakeholders

By Godfrey Bivbere & Providence Adeyinka THERE are indications that the problematic traffic bedevilling the port city of Apapa, Lagos and its environ is being fuelled by corruption with some stakeholders smiling to the bank daily even as the sector which is the second largest revenue contributor to the economy bleeds. Investigation by Vanguard Maritime Report revealed […]

Reps to FG: Use revenue generated from Apapa, Tincan lsIand, other ports terminals to fix access roads

Reps to FG: Use revenue generated from Apapa, Tincan lsIand, other ports terminals to fix access roads

Call for disbandment of Presidential Taskforce on ports access roads Direct the Shipping lines to Gate-in Exports, empty containers through waterways By Levinus Nwabughiogu – Abuja House of Representatives on Wednesday asked the federal government to dedicate a greater part of two months revenue generated by Apapa, TinCan Island, Kirikiri Lighter Terminal, and PTML ports […]

Apapa gridlock:  We’re awaiting Governor’s fresh directive — Sanwo-Olu’s aide

Apapa gridlock:  We’re awaiting Governor’s fresh directive — Sanwo-Olu’s aide

By Olasunkanmi Akoni Reacting to the total breakdown of law and order with the attendant chaotic traffic situation in Mile-2 and Apapa environs, Special Adviser to the Governor on Transportation, Mr Oluwatoyin Fayinka said the state government would soon move to action to restore sanity in the area. Recall that the traffic situation has worsened […]

GRIDLOCK: Tension rises in Apapa, as miscreants attack Presidential Task Team

GRIDLOCK: Tension rises in Apapa, as miscreants attack Presidential Task Team

….Police van vandalised By Olasunkanmi Akoni TRAFFIC may worsen in the coming weeks, as operators and stakeholders in Apapa Ports are currently living in fear, following violent attack on men of the Presidential Task Team on Restoration of Law and Order in Apapa by suspected miscreants, during an operation. The incident, it was gathered happened […]

Tension rises in Apapa as miscreants attack presidential task team

Tension rises in Apapa as miscreants attack presidential task team

Eyewitnesses narrate accounts, say no casually recorded Police van vandalised By Olasunkanmi Akoni Traffic gridlock may worsen in the coming weeks as operators and stakeholders in Apapa ports are currently living in fears following a violent attack on men of the Presidential Task Team on Restoration of law and order in Apapa by suspected miscreants […]

Apapa traffic: FG making steady progress — Presidency

Apapa traffic: FG making steady progress — Presidency

Report submitted to the Federal Government recently indicates that significant progress is being recorded in the Apapa traffic situation while some challenges are still being sorted out, the Presidency has said in a statement. The statement, signed by Laolu Akande, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity in the Office of […]

Apapa gridlock: Presidency, stakeholders disagree on pace of road construction

Apapa gridlock: Presidency, stakeholders disagree on pace of road construction

The Presidency and stakeholders at Apapa ports have disagreed over the pace of work in the area. While the Presidency commended the pace of work by contractors handling the roads leading to and from Apapa ports and its environment, the stakeholders said it wasn’t true, insisting gridlock was still very much around in the area.