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Lagos motorists, commuters lament road closure after train derailment

motorists

Motorists plying the Agege and Ikeja areas of Lagos through Ashade Market, Akanni Doherty, and Oba Akran Avenue and residents of the areas have lamented the closure of the railway level crossing at the Ashade Market area by the Nigerian Railway Corporation. The road from the Ashade level crossing through Akanni Doherty and Guinness Nigeria Plc to Oba Akran Avenue ...

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Reconstruction of Karu road begins today Aug 31st, 2018 – Official

Karu road

The Satellite Towns Development Department (STDD) of Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) says the impending reconstruction of Karu Road will impede vehicular movement and advised motorists and commuters to take the designated alternative route. The Director of the Department, Mr. Yamawo Tank, who made this known in an interview in Abuja on Wednesday, said the work would begin on Friday ...

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The importance of infrastructure in developing estates

infrastructure in developing estates

The issue of infrastructure in developing estates across the nation is a lingering one between developers and their customers; they both seem to have different understanding to the notion as they both see it from different ends. This article however delves into the importance of having infrastructure in place in developing estates, its resultant benefit for occupants and land owners ...

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Federal government moves road construction to nighttime

Federal government commences road construction at night

The federal government has said it has commenced rehabilitation of failed portions of the nation’s road at night to avoid traffic congestions that are associated with day time repair of roads. The Federal Road maintenance Agency’s Engineer in charge of the FCT, Engineer Ambrose Omame stated this at the weekend while carrying out repair works on several portions of the ...

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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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