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Apapa holds summit to address traffic congestion

Apapa Local government

Following the unending traffic congestion that has paralysed economic activities in the Apapa area of Lagos, a move has been initiated to address the ugly development as the first ever Apapa Economic Summit opens today at Rockview Hotel, Apapa. According to Hon. Owolabi Ekijah Adele, Executive Chairman, Apapa Local Government, the summit which ends tomorrow is organized in partnership with ...

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Top 10 Cheapest Locations to Live in Lagos

cheapest locations to live in Lagos

Lagos is the most populated and commercially active state in Nigeria. And by virtue of this fact, it is virtually the most expensive place to live in the country and one of the most expensive cities to live in the world. In this article, we take a look at the top 10 cheapest locations to live if you want to ...

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The Problem of Traffic Congestion in Lagos State

Traffic congestion in Lagos

At the rate we are going Traffic congestion in the city of Lagos may further be exacerbated by an increase in population in years to come if something is not done urgently. This article addresses the issue of Traffic congestion in Lagos state. Many urban cities in Nigeria are bedevilled with traffic congestion which tends to defy various remedial measures ...

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Why You Should Enjoy Living And Working In Lagos

Lagos

Lagos may be the most populated city in Nigeria but it is also the most economically viable city in West Africa and one of the best places to live on the African continent. This article explains why you should live and work in Lagos. I have a couple of friends who swore never to live in Lagos while we were ...

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A Lagos Without its Trademark Danfo Buses

danfo buses

On Monday Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode said he plans to banish the yellow Lagos mini buses popularly called danfo by the end of this year because they are “not acceptable and befitting for a mega-city”. Do you think this is a step in the right direction? There are quite a number of factors that make Lagos the standout state in ...

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The Impact of Urbanization on the Environment

urbanization

When there is a sharp general increase in population in response to a growing rate of industrialization in an area then you know that area is going through urbanization. This includes increase in the number and extent of cities. This article focuses on the role urbanization plays on the Nigerian environment. Urbanization symbolizes the movement of people from rural to ...

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Insecurity Heightens On Lagos-Ibadan Expressway As Robbers Attack!

Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

As the unending traffic gridlock on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway bites hard on motorist, the situation seems to have deteriorated from just been traffic congestion to fear of the unknown. Miscreants have seized the opportunity of the logjam to unleash terror on the hapless motorist. The insecurity somewhat prevalent on the ever-busy road came to limelight again last Sunday. Read more ...

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The New Lagos Traffic Law Of Gains And Pains

New lagos traffic law

This article sheds more light on the implications of the new Lagos traffic law. What are the gains and the pains of the new Lagos traffic law to Lagosians and Lagos at large. Find out in this article. It seems the end of the road has come for lawless motorists especially drivers of commercial buses popularly called danfo, with the ...

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What You Should Know About Ikorodu Town (2)

Ikorodu town

Ikorodu town – initially a massive forest lying a few kilometers north of the Lagos Lagoon, and less than 10 kilometers north of the Atlantic Ocean, was once a walled City. This article is the second and concluding part of “ What you should know about Ikorodu”. It bridges the gap between the old and the new. Read part one ...

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Traffic congestion and urbanization

Traffic congestion in Lagos

Traffic congestion is a situation in which demand for road space exceeds supply. Traffic congestion is the impedance vehicles impose on each other, due to the speed-flow relationship, in conditions where the use of a transport system approaches capacity. Traffic congestion is essentially a relative phenomenon that is linked to the difference between the roadway system performance that users expect ...

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