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FG halts compensation for Lagos-Calabar Coastal Highway project amid plan adjustments

The Federal Government has announced a temporary suspension of compensation payments to property owners affected by the Lagos-Calabar Coastal Highway project, specifically from Kilometre Seven onwards, due to modifications in the project plan. This decision was disclosed by the Minister of Works, Senator Dave Umahi, during an inspection tour of ongoing projects on the Lagos-Calabar Read More…

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Third Mainland Bridge nears completion: Lane markings and lights on the horizon

Lagos residents can breathe a sigh of relief as the rehabilitation of the vital Third Mainland Bridge nears completion. Minister of Works, Sen. Dave Umahi, announced during a recent infrastructure project tour that only minor work remains before the bridge reopens to the public. “The main construction work is finished,” declared Umahi. “We’re just focusing Read More…

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Lagos Red Line rail ready for inauguration: Sanwo-Olu takes test run

Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu conducted a test run of the Red Line train on Saturday, meticulously inspecting the tracks and rail corridors. This prelude comes ahead of the formal commissioning scheduled for next Thursday, where President Bola Ahmed Tinubu will inaugurate the Lagos Rail Mass Transit (LRMT) infrastructure along with its stations and ancillary Read More…

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Federal Government to continue Third Mainland Bridge rehabilitation

The Federal Government has confirmed the continuation of rehabilitation works on the Third Mainland Bridge starting Thursday, as announced by the Federal Controller of Works in Lagos State, Mrs. Olukorede Kesha, in a statement released on Wednesday in Lagos. Expressing understanding for the inconvenience caused by traffic diversions, Kesha appealed for patience and cooperation from Read More…

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Lagos State Government vows action on Alapere Pedestrian Bridge damage

The Lagos State Government has pledged swift action to address the partial damage incurred by the Alapere Pedestrian Bridge last December following a collision with an overloaded truck. According to a statement released on Wednesday by the Ministry of Works and Infrastructure (Office of Infrastructure), the bridge was promptly closed for safety reasons, pending a Read More…

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Lagos State to shut down Third Mainland Bridge for repair from Jan.9, announces traffic schedules

The Lagos State Government has confirmed the continuation of repair works on the Third Mainland Bridge, overseen by the Federal Ministry of Works, commencing on Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2024. This update was disclosed in a statement by Mr. Seun Osiyemi, the Commissioner for Transportation in Lagos. Osiyemi elaborated, stating, “The Federal Ministry of Works will Read More…

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Lagos targets ₦7 trillion budget for 2024 infrastructure, Sanwo-Olu reveals at business forum

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State outlined the state’s ambitious financial needs, aiming for a staggering ₦7 trillion budget to address infrastructural gaps and essential amenities in the forthcoming fiscal year 2024. During the eighth Lagos Corporate Assembly, themed “BOS Meets with Business Community,” held at Lagos House, Ikeja, Governor Sanwo-Olu underscored the pressing need Read More…

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Sanwo-Olu reassures completion of Opebi-Mende-Ojota Link Bridge by Q3 2024

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu affirmed that the Opebi-Mende-Ojota Link Bridge will be accessible for commuters by the third quarter of 2024. During an inspection of the site, Sanwo-Olu highlighted the progress, stating the construction, initiated over a year ago, has achieved 65% completion, indicating substantial advancement while acknowledging the work left. “We came here last year, Read More…

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Sanwo-Olu seeks support for Lagos Megacity

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, is rallying support to enhance infrastructure development, transforming Lagos into a functional megacity. Speaking at the High-level Mayoral Event on “Leveraging Cities and Municipalities for National Development” during the 2023 AIF Market Place in Marrakesh, Morocco, Sanwo-Olu highlighted the state’s conducive business environment and the need for investments to establish Read More…

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Emergency repairs of Third Mainland Bridge flagged off with over N21 billion costs

The Ministry of Works, in collaboration with the Lagos State government, initiated the Emergency Repairs of the Third Mainland Bridge on Wednesday. During the flag-off ceremony, Minister of Works, Mr. David Umahi, and Deputy Governor of Lagos, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat, announced that the emergency rehabilitation would incur a cost of over N21.074 billion. The sum Read More…