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‘Apapa residents converting property to private jetties’

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The Nigerian Ports Authority has raised the alarm, that residents of Apapa are turning their properties into private jetties and terminals where they berth barges and evacuate cargoes. Managing Director of the NPA, Hadiza Bala-Usman, who raised the alarm at a stakeholders’ meeting organised by the Nigerian Shippers’ Council in Lagos recently, said that the agency had done its investigations, ...

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Dangote: First phase construction of Apapa Port road to be ready by December

Apapa

Aliko Dangote, president of the Dangote Group, says the first phase construction of the road leading from the seaport in Apapa to the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway Toll Gate will be completed before the end of December 2019. Dangote was speaking during an inspection of the construction site with Godwin Emefiele, governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria. According to the billionaire ...

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Senate Committee gives final ultimatum on ending Apapa gridlock

Apapa

Towards finding a lasting solution to gridlock in Apapa, the Senate Committee on Works on Friday advocated co-operation of various government agencies to make port operations easier. The committee during an emergency meeting with stakeholders in Lagos as part of its oversight functions condemned extortion of truck drivers and asked law enforcement and traffic regulatory agencies to investigate and punish ...

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FEC approves N72.9 Billion for apapa road reconstruction

Apapa

The Federal Executive Council on Wednesday approved N72.9 billion for the reconstruction of the road from Apapa to the toll gate on Lagos-Ibadan expressway in Lagos state. Minister of Works, Power and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, made this known to State house Correspondents in Abuja after the weekly cabinet meeting presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari. Fashola said the decision was ...

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Lagos State Government’s achievements in 2017- Ambode

Lagos State's achievements in 2017-Ambode

In Lagos State, the departed year was noteworthy in many ways. As we continue to bask in the euphoria of the New Year and ponder on the many possibilities it offers, it will not be out of place to reflect on some of the feats accomplished by Lagos State Government in the previous year. In 2017, the Lagos State Government’s ...

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Tin-can Fire- Property worth over 100 million completely burnt

Tin-can Fire-property over 100 million lost

LAGOS — CLEARING agents operating at the container complex of Tin-can Island port in Lagos State, lost over a N100 million worth of property to the Tin-can Fire incident that razed down part of the complex on Tuesday, even as some agents are pointing accusing fingers at the Nigerian Ports Authority, NPA and a popular terminal operator, as being behind the ...

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Road construction in Apapa-wharf only 10% completed

The Federal Ministry of Power, Works and Housing (FMPWH) reported that the Apapa-Wharf Road construction in Lagos State has only achieved 10% completion. The project execution was delayed due to the presence of gas pipes and other utilities in the road’s Right of Way(RoW) said Mrs Olukorede Keisha, an FMPWH engineer supervising the project on Tuesday at the project site. ...

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Man, 22, stabs co-tenant with arrow

co-Tenant

Lagos – A 22-year-old man, John Kujes, who allegedly stabbed his co-tenant, Tony Jaosu, with an arrow on the shoulder, was on Thursday brought before an Apapa Magistrates’ Court, Lagos. Kujes, a resident of Abule Ado area of Lagos, is facing a charge of assault, to which he pleaded not guilty. The prosecutor, Sgt. Olusegun Kokoye, told the court that ...

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