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FG to Demolish Structures on Lagos-Ibadan Rail Corridor

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The federal government has directed all owners of businesses and structures within the Apapa-Ebute-Meta corridor of Lagos-Ibadan railway to relocate in order to allow the construction of the rail project continue without delay. The apex government equally explained challenges hindering conveying of cargoes by train to and from the ports, disclosing that it had not constructed the standard gauge to ...

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7 Reasons Why You Should Live Around Your Workplace

7 Reasons Why You Should Live Around Your Workplace

This article gives us seven reasons why we should live some blocks away from our workplace. In view of this era of economic recession, it is expedient we find ways by which we can reduce the resultant effect of the economic downturn on our lives. One major reason that should override every other reason the average Nigerian should live close to ...

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NUPENG lauds Fashola over infrastructural development

NUPENG

The Petrol Tanker Drivers (PTD) branch of the Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG), has commended the Minister of Works, Power, and Housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola, on improvement in infrastructure development across the country. They attested that effort put in is a sheer demonstration of the Ministry’s commitment, determination, vision, foresight, and political will to impact on ...

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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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15 Reasons Why Lagos Is An Exciting City to Live In

When you think about Lagos as a city, three words easily come to mind – “Business, pleasure, and traffic”. It would be a gross injustice to leave out the latter. This seductive city that is mainly characterized by its vigour and an intensely motivating atmosphere. Everyone seems to be going somewhere fast, always on the move, always on the go. ...

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What You Should Know About Off-Campus Accommodation

Off-campus accommodation

Gaining admission into a tertiary institution in Nigeria is not a walk in the park. And if you are fortunate to be offered admission, you still have to deal with the issue of accommodation which can be really tasking especially in state universities. In this article we take a critical look at what students should know about off-campus accommodation. Over ...

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Buhari orders connection of the 36 states and FCT by rail.

connection of the 36 states

“The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has disclosed that President Muhammadu Buhari ordered him and the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, to connect the 36 states of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) by rail.”- Daily Post Amaechi made the revelation during the 15th National Council on Transportation, NCT, in Sokoto. He said, “The President ...

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Ikeja bus terminal project is completed and ready for use

Presidential Lodge, Marina

“An official of the Lagos Metropolitan Area Transport Authority (LAMATA), Mr Kolawole Ojelabi, says that the Ikeja bus terminal project is 90 per cent completed.”- PM News Ojelabi, who is the Head of Media and Communication, LAMATA, disclosed this in Lagos on Monday. He said that the terminal project was part of the Lagos Bus Reform Programme of the state ...

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Lagos State government transportation may receive more attention

Lagos State government transportation may receive more attention

The Lagos State Government is doing much in developing strategic transportation plans, but, according to experts, it has to do more to advance mobility in the megacity, writes ADEYINKA ADERIBIGBE According to The Nation, there are indications that transportation may receive more attention from the Lagos State government. Governor Akinwunmi Ambode said the sector would get more attention in the ...

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Road construction: Uduaghan urges road users to make use of alternative routes

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Mr Vincent Uduaghan, DELTA State Commissioner for Transport, has urged mobile road users to be patient and make use of alternative routes. This is due to the ongoing construction and rehabilitation works on some roads in the state. According to Vanguard, Uduaghan who spoke with newsmen shortly after unscheduled inspection of the NPA  bypass, Esisi and Swamp roads in Warri, ...

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