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Buhari inaugurates 13-km Lagos Mass Transit Blue Line Rail

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Lagos Mass Transit Blue Line Rail Project’s first phase was officially launched on Tuesday by President Muhammadu Buhari. From Marina to Mile 2, the first phase is a 13-kilometer stretch with five stations: Marina Iconic, National Theatre, Orile-Iganmu, Suru-Alaba, and Mile 2. One of the six metro lines mentioned in the Lagos Rail Mass Read More…

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LASG pursues integrated approach to transportation planning in Africa

Reading Time: 2 minutes A comprehensive, intelligent, and more integrated approach to transport planning in Africa has been promoted by the Lagos State Government in order to create an effective, egalitarian, and ecologically responsible system. Dr. Frederic Oladeinde, the state’s commissioner for transportation, announced this on Wednesday during the 6th Africa Sustainable Mobility Course in Lagos. According to Oladeinde, Read More…

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PDP encourages Lagos transport operators to recognise passengers’ hardship and talk

Reading Time: 2 minutes On Tuesday, the Joint Drivers Welfare Association of Nigeria (JDWAN) members striking in Lagos were urged to take into account the misery of commuters and call off their strike. JDWAN started a seven-day strike on Monday because the management of the vehicle park and the Agbero thugs in Lagos State are accused of extortion and Read More…

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Lagos govt to address demands of commercial drivers

Reading Time: < 1 minutes The Joint Drivers Welfare Association of Nigeria (JDWAN) has made several demands, and the Lagos State Government says it is investigating them in an effort to find long-term solutions to the problems posed. Following the drivers’ planned seven-day job boycott, the Special Adviser to the Governor on Transportation, Mr. Sola Giwa, stated in a statement Read More…

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Court invites parties to justify N20 million decision against LASTMA

Reading Time: 2 minutes In a N20 million lawsuit against the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA), Justice Tijani Ringim of a Federal High Court in Lagos on Monday ordered some Nigerian commercial banks to appear and give reasons. Following a garnishee action brought by a Lagos lawyer named Mr. David Enemona, the court issued the order for parties Read More…

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Lagos BRT boards 350m passengers in 7 years

Reading Time: 2 minutes Fola Tinubu, Managing Director, Primero Transport Service Limited, in an interview in Lagos on Friday has claimed that the company has transported over 350 million passengers in the last seven years of its operation. He applauded commuters for their dedication, saying they had stood by the company over the past seven years of its operations. Read More…

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Lagos Red Line Rail System gets set with the delivery of 2 trains

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Two trains – TALGO SERIES 8 – for the Red Line Rail System have been delivered, the Lagos State Government announced on Tuesday. In a statement, the Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr Gbenga Omotoso, said that the arrival of the trains was another major milestone in the determination to deliver the operation of the Read More…

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PEDPAN, Lease Partners refute Lagos Ride Scheme Cabals’ Purported Hijack report

Reading Time: 2 minutes Pres­ident, Professional E-hailing Drivers and Private-owners Association of Nigeria (PED­PAN), Comrade Idris Shonuga, has refuted a newspaper report on Wednesday where one Jossy Olawale is claiming to speak on behalf of the Pro­fessional E-hailing Drivers and Private-owners Association of Nigeria (PEDPAN). According to Shonuga, Jossy alleged in the publication that the “1,000 vehicles” provid­ed for Read More…

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Sanwo-Olu announces commencement of passenger travel on Red Line by Jan 2023

Reading Time: 2 minutes If all goes as planned, then passengers’ commute on the Lagos Red Line will begin in January 2023. Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State announced on Sunday that the Red Line Train project would begin a test run of passenger portage by January 2023. Sanwo-Olu said this while addressing newsmen, after the inspection of the Read More…

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Oladeinde advocates effective urban transport system in Lagos

Reading Time: 2 minutes It is the view of Dr Frederick Oladeinde, Lagos Commissioner for Transportation, that an effective and efficient urban transport system will promote trade and commerce in the state and Africa at large. Oladeinde’s postulation was made at the maiden meeting of the Centre For Applied Research in Supply Chain-Africa (CARISCA) in Lagos on Friday. Represented Read More…