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Apapa gridlock: FRSC personnel to be sacked for bribery


The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has warned its personnel deployed to manage the Apapa gridlock to shun corruption or be ready to face summary dismissal from service. The spokesman of the service, Bisi Kazeem, gave this warning in Lagos, said, “Our officers and men are aware of the zero tolerance for corruption in FRSC that they don’t have to ...

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Panel to recover over $20m landed property for NPA


The Special Presidential Investigation Panel for the Recovery of Public Property (SPIP) has initiated action towards recovery of over 20 Million Dollars being owed the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA). The said money is unremitted revenue of NPA domiciled in Heritage Bank PLC. Also to be recovered are several hectares of land and houses belonging to the NPA in Lagos, Delta, ...

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Maritime Academy governing board decries ancient infrastructure of the institution

governing board of MAN

The newly appointed Governing Board of Maritime Academy of Nigeria (MAN), Oron, Akwa Ibom on Wednesday decried the level of abandoned projects and obsolete infrastructure in the institution. Mr Ademola Seriki, Chairman of the governing board expressed the disappointment of the board members during an inaugural visit and inspection of facilities in the academy. He observed that some of the ...

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FCT residents complain bitterly over non-functional infrastructure


Many residents in estates within the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) have decried lack of functional social amenities. Some stakeholders told journalists of their anger and frustration. They stressed the need for relevant government agencies to intervene and ensure provision of essential infrastructure in the estates. A resident of Cajaah Estate, Nwagbara Ihueze, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that ...

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Fuel marketers lose patience on FG as repairs on Apapa road begins

fuel marketers

Fuel marketers and other private business owners under the aegis of Committee of Directors, Ibru Port Complex, at the weekend, flagged off the palliative repairs from Sunrise to Coconut section of the Apapa-Oshodi Expressway, after waiting endlessly for the intervention of the federal government and the Lagos State government. These stakeholders have also raised the alarm that the Apapa bridges ...

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A portion of the Apapa-Wharf road to be opened to reduce traffic

A portion of the Apapa-Wharf road opened to reduce traffic

The Section 1 of the four kilometer Apapa-Wharf Road in Lagos State currently under reconstruction would be opened to traffic before January end. The Federal Controller of Works in Lagos, Mr Godwin Eke has said. Eke told the News Agency of Nigeria of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos on Wednesday that the measure was to reduce gridlock and hardship to road ...

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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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Waste Major Cause Of Pollution In Lagos Lagoon – NPA

Lagos Lagoon

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) on Friday identified municipal waste as major materials causing pollution in Lagos Lagoon. Mr Yunusa Ibrahim, the Principal Manager, Environment Department of NPA said this in Lagos in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN). According to him, most municipal waste that ends up in the Lagoon gathers around the harbour areas in ...

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