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LCCI recommends tollgates on interstate roads, others

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The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry has recommended, among other things, that tolling be introduced on interstate roads that have been completed to ensure sustainable financing for road maintenance. The President, LCCI, Mr. Paul Ruwase, made this recommendation on Tuesday in Lagos while setting agenda for President Muhammadu Buhari’s second term in office. He said, “Government should also introduce ...

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Senate calls for reintroduction of toll gates on federal highways

Senate probes alleged irregularities in award of road contracts by BPP

Reports show that the Nigerian Senate has called for the reintroduction of toll gates on the nation’s highway. According to Vanguard, the Senate mandated its Committee on Works to form a synergy with other relevant stakeholders to brainstorm and come up a holistic policy that would help set up toll gates in Nigeria. The committee is also to come up ...

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Is The Planned Return Of Toll Gates a Step Forward Or Backward?

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Though opportunities may surface if tolls are introduced on our highways, it doesn’t mean it won’t come with the challenges which formed the core of the reason for the demolition of same in 2004. In view of this, it is crucial the present government make the masses understand the yardstick behind the planned re-establishment of toll gates on our federal ...

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