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Nigeria will soon be linked by rail – NRC

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Managing Director, Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC), Mr Fidet Okhiria, has expressed the hope that the country, within the next five to 10 years would be linked by rail. Okhiria told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday that this would be achieved in line with the determination and will of the present administration. Read More…

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Amaechi tasks contractors to speed up Lekki seaport, 90 per cent completed

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Minister of Transportation, Mr Chibuike Amaechi, has urged contractors of the Lekki Deep Seaport Project to speed up work to enable the government to approve all the necessary processes before the next election. Amaechi made this known in a statement on Saturday while inspecting the ongoing construction of the Lekki Deep Seaport Project in Read More…

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Lagos Marine bridge rehabilitation 66% completed — Official

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: NAN Photos. The Federal Controller of Works in Lagos State, Mr Olukayode Popoola, on Saturday says the ongoing rehabilitation of the Marine Bridge in Apapa is 66 per cent completed. Popoola, in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos, said that rehabilitation of the bridge was being done in Read More…

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Lagos acquires 10-car speed trains for Red Line project

Reading Time: 5 minutes Lagos State Government has acquired two 10-car Talgo 330kmph speed trains for its Red Line rail project. The state Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu had on Tuesday completed an acquisition deal of the trains at an event inside the Milwaukee facilities of Spanish train manufacturer, Talgo Incorporated, in the U. S. The trains will be heading for Read More…

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Lagos to divert traffic on Dopemu Road for 3 months

Reading Time: 2 minutes Traffic will be diverted on Dopemu Road in the Agege area of the state starting from 10 p.m., on Friday, Jan. 21, for three months. The closure is to carry out rehabilitation and upgrade on the Babajide Sanwo-Olu Road. The Commissioner for Transportation, Dr Frederic Oladeinde, disclosed this in a statement he issued to newsmen Read More…

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Lagos government rehabilitated 524 roads in 2021, to fix 600 in 2022

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: ThinkStock Photos. The Lagos State Public Works Corporation (LSPWC) on Sunday, said it rehabilitated 524 roads in 2021 and was targeting rehabilitation of additional 600 in 2022. Spokesman of the corporation, Mr Samuel Ayetutu in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), said the over 1,000 roads were fixed between June Read More…

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Lagos-Ibadan Expressway project achieves 70 % completion, diversions to be removed Saturday

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: Julius Berger, Channels TV. Lagos, Dec. 3, 2021 (NAN) The Federal Controller of Works in Lagos State, Mr Olukayode Popoola, on Friday said section one of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway reconstruction/rehabilitation project was 70 per cent completed. Popoola told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that 39 out of the 43.6 kilometres of section Read More…

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Traffic to be diverted on Lagos-Ibadan expressway from Monday

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Image Credits: Pete Alexopoulos/Unsplash, Channels TV. Traffic will be diverted on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway for six days beginning from Monday. This was announced by the Federal Controller of Works in Lagos, Mr Olukayode Popoola, in a statement on Sunday. Popoola said traffic will be diverted to enable Julius Berger, the contractor handling Section One of the Read More…

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To ease Lagos gridlock FG launches new jetty at Tin Can Island Port for 2m daily commuters

Reading Time: 3 minutes Image Credits: NAN. All things being equal the new jetty built at the Tin Can Island Port by the Federal Government will take two million commuters off the Lagos gridlock. This was made known on Saturday by the Minister of State for Health, Sen. Olorunimbe Mamora, who said that the inauguration of a jetty at Read More…

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CBN supports Lagos Blue Line project with N60bn

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: NAN. Lagos, Oct. 14, 2021 (NAN)  The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) said on Thursday that it had supported the Lagos State Blue railway line project with N60 billion to facilitate ease of businesses and passengers’ movements in the state. The Director, Development and Finance of the  CBN, Mr Phillip Yusuf, disclosed during Read More…