Repairs: Lagos to Close Marine Beach Bridge for 5 Months
Marine Beach Bridge , Lagos Marine Beach Bridge by Total Gas, inwards Apapa would be closed for five months, effective from Wednesday 27th May, to Wednesday 21st October, 2020 for an emergency repair works, according to the Lagos State Government. The State said the decision is in line with... Read more
COVID 19: FG Fines  British Airline N1m for Operating Illegal Flight Into Nigeria
Hadi Sirika, Nigeria’s Aviation Minister   For contravening section 1.3.3 of the Nigeria Civil Aviation Regulations 2015, and thus operating commercial flights into Nigeria without approval,a British airline, Flairjet has been fined  N1 million  by the Federal Government. The Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, who confirmed this  on Sunday... Read more
Interstate Transporters Defy COVID -19 Lockdown Order, Embark on Night Trips
Night travel by commercial transport operators is affecting the efforts of the Federal Government at checking the spread of the Coronavirus pandemic, according the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu. Adamu who said the development has proven to be counter-productive as it undermines the tireless efforts of Government... Read more
Coronavirus Stalls Completion of Lagos-Ibadan Rail Project
 Indications have emerged that the outbreak of Coronavirus may delay the completion of the Lagos-Ibadan rail project, as the bulk of the workforce doing  the work    is stuck in China, the home base of the disease. The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi who confirmed this development, when he appeared... Read more
Road Accidents: Senate Orders Police, FRSC ,VIOs to Clamp down on Rickety Trucks
As part of measures to reduce high rates of accidents and destruction of properties on the nation’s highways   , the Nigeria Police Force, the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) and Vehicle Inspection Officers (VIOs) have been tasked  to clamp down on trailers and Lorries plying federal highways without the... Read more
Why Completion of Lagos- Ibadan Standard Gauge Rail line Is Delayed
The need by the Federal Government not to disrupt the power supply to Lagos as well as stop fuel supply to most parts of Nigeria  through the manual  digging out of the underground pipes  embedded in  the roads , leading  to the Lagos seaports  has been identified as a... Read more
Okada Accidents Record  28 Deaths Monthly  before  Ban –  Lagos State
Lagos State Gov, Obafemi Hamzat   The Lagos State Government has revealed that Okada accidents recorded   28 deaths on the average, on a monthly basis, before its  operation was outlawed, justifying the fact that a major reason  it banned  the operation of motorcycles and Tricycles in 15 of its... Read more
Okada, Tricycle Ban: APC Differs  with PDP Guber Candidate
The All Progressives Congress (APC) Lagos State chapter on Thursday said the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) guber candidate in 2019, Jimi Agbaje, lacked the skill and experience to teach Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu the art of planning. It will be recalled  that Jimi Agbaje had counselled the Lagos state governor... Read more
Ban on Okada, Keke: Lagos Says It Will Not Reverse Policy
Despite violent protests and scathing criticisms  that have dogged the policy, the   Lagos State Government has pledged not to reverse  its decision on  the ongoing enforcement of restriction of operations of commercial motorcycles and tricycles in six Local Government Areas(LGAs)  and nine Local Council  Development Areas LCDAs)   across the... Read more
FEC  Approves N65.9 bn for Construction of Roads , Bridges
Contracts totaling s N65.9bn for the construction of roads and bridges in Taraba, Kogi, Oyo, Cross River, and Akwa Ibom States were  among those approved by the Federal Executive Council(FEC) at its meeting yesterday. Minister of State for Works and Housing, Abubakar Aliyu, who briefed the  State House Correspondents... Read more