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Transport Union Threatens NPA With Court Action Over Extortion

Transport Union Threatens NPA With Court Action Over Extortion

The Apapa branch of the Road Transport Employers Association of Nigeria (RTEAN) has threatened to institute a legal action against the management of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) if it does not stop its personnel from extorting its members...

Business Owners Count Losses As NPA Sanitizes Lagos Ports Corridors

Business owners and traders around the Lagos ports’ corridors have lamented loss of their long-built investments to the clean-up and the sanitation exercise that was carried out by the Nigerian Port Authority (NPA) in collaboration with the Lagos State...

Motorcyclists overrun Tin Can port road

The Mile 2-Tin Can Island Port road, which has become impassable by vehicles, has become the hotspot of motorcycle riders popularly known as okada. The okada riders were seen doing brisk business on Tuesday, charging more than twice what they...

Security operatives and sudden disappearances of Apapa gridlock

For several decades, traffic gridlock has become a permanent feature of Apapa, the home of Nigeria’s major seaports. The notorious gridlock has known no let up, defying every solution devised to confront it. But once a while, especially whenever...

Taming the monster of traffic gridlock at Lagos seaports

When president Mohammadu Buhari visited Lagos seaports to inaugurate the deep blue project on Thursday, the protracted Apapa traffic gridlock that has defied nearly every solution disappeared overnight; leaving the stakeholders with shock about the magic wand that brought...

Buhari inaugurates Lagos-Ibadan rail project, takes ride

President Buhari Thursday inaugurated the commercial operations of Lagos-Ibadan railway project at the Mobolaji Johnson Railway Station, Ebute Metta, Lagos, describing the feat ‘‘as another milestone in the drive of this administration to revitalize the railway system and establish...

‘Security agents mount 30 illegal ‘toll points’ on access roads to Lagos ports’

No fewer than 30 illegal toll points have sprung up around the Apapa and Tin Can Island Ports in Lagos, where bribes are being collected before trucks are allowed into the port, the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has disclosed. The...

Ethiopian Airline plane skids off runway at Lagos airport

There was pandemonium at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA) Lagos as an Ethiopia airline plane from Addis Ababa skidded off the taxiway after landing. According to a source, the plane arriving at Lagos from Addis Ababa on Wednesday had...

Apapa gridlock: Lagos gives under bridge squatters quit notice

The Lagos State Environmental and Special Offences Unit, on Monday, served squatters at Iganmu Under Bridge, around Whitesand, and a three–day removal notice of all illegal structures, trucks, and vehicles in the area and Apapa environs. Chairman of the agency,...
Lagos Commodities Exchange to begin gold trading

Lagos Commodities Exchange to begin gold trading

The Lagos Commodities and Futures Exchange is set to begin gold trading with the admission of Dukia Gold‘s diversified financial instruments, backed by gold as the underlying asset. Dukia Gold said the instruments, which would be in form of exchange...

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Maritime Industry Seeks Solutions To Limit Pollution

Shipowners say they are trying to cut their heavy-polluting industry's impact on the environment by using cleaner energy -- but some have stalled over...

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