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Firm partners Primero to use AI in reduction of travel time on Lagos BRT

Reading Time: 2 minutes Travel time on the Lagos Bus Rapid Transit System (BRT) will be greatly reduced when technology is fully applied. This will be the outcome when a firm, Eonsfleet Prosolutions Limited (EPL) and Primero Transport Services Limited, operators of BRT in Lagos, partner to reduce travel time for Lagos commuters. The Chief Executive Officer and Co-founder Read More…

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Watch that Lagos traffic hold-up, travellers told

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Image Credits: Getty Images, Nigeria Flight Deck. An advisory from Bi-Courtney Aviation Services, managers of Terminal 2 at the Murtala Mohammed Airport (MMA2) have warned travellers that they risk missing their flights if they are caught up in a Lagos traffic snarl. For this reason, intending travellers are advised to plan their trips well ahead Read More…

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Nigeria bans travellers from India, Brazil, Turkey over COVID-19 fears

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: REUTERS/Temilade Adelaja, REUTERS. In picture above: A woman wears a protective face mask due to the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), at the Murtala Mohammed International airport in Lagos, Nigeria March 19, 2020. REUTERS/Temilade Adelaja Nigeria will ban travellers coming from India, Brazil and Turkey because of concerns about the rampant spread Read More…

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LBSL deploys Cowry Cards, gives out 20,000 free in promo

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: Cable. The Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, Lagos Bus Services Limited (LBSL), Mr. Idowu Oguntona, has stated that the company commenced deployment of the long-awaited contactless payment card called Cowry Card from Monday, 22nd March, 2021. Oguntona, who disclosed this in a release issued on Monday, said in appreciating the trust and support of Read More…

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Panic as BRT bus bursts into flames in Lagos

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Passengers scampered for safety as a Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) bus conveying 45 persons suddenly caught fire on Monday close to Anthony Bus Stop, Ikorodu Road, Lagos, causing panic among road users. Mr Ibrahim Farinloye, Acting Zonal Coordinator, South West Zonal Office, NEMA, confirmed the development in a statement issued in Lagos. Farinloye said the Read More…

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FRSC arrests 3,187 traffic offenders in Lagos

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Lagos Command, said it arrested no fewer than 3,187 traffic offenders during its “30 days operation zero tolerance” in the state. The Lagos Sector Commander, Mr Olusegun Ogungbemide, said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos on Thursday. He said the offenders were Read More…

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LASG gets court order to auction 88 impounded vehicles

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Lagos State Environmental and Special Offences Unit (Taskforce) has secured a Court Order authorising it to publicly auction 88 vehicles impounded by the Agency for contravening the One-Way Traffic Law and forfeited to the Government by an order of a Lagos State Mobile Court. Chairman of the Agency, CSP Shola Jejeloye, disclosed that the Read More…

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LASG urges residents to obey traffic rules and regulations

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Lagos State Government has urged citizens of the state to obey traffic rules and regulations in 2021 for efficient traffic management and transportation. The Special Adviser to the governor of Lagos State on Transportation, Hon. Oluwatoyin Fayinka, said this in a statement in Lagos on Wednesday. Fayinka stated that the challenges encountered in the Read More…

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Presidential Task force on Apapa gridlock hands over road traffic mgt to Lagos Govt

Reading Time: 3 minutes The Presidential Task Team on the Apapa gridlock has handed over its road traffic management duties to the Lagos State Government. This is contained in a statement by Mr Kayode Opeifa, the Executive Vice Chairman of the task team, on Tuesday in Abuja. Due to complaints by commuters around the Apapa port corridor, President Muhammadu Read More…

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Lagos govt shifts 3rd Mainland diversion point

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: Institution of Civil Engineering. In order to accomplish the reopening of the Third Mainland Bridge on February 22nd, 2021 after the completion of the on-going maintenance works, the Lagos State government has shifted the current diversion point on the bridge for motorists coming from Oworonsoki to Adekunle or Lagos Island. In a statement issued Read More…