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South West governors seek FG’s help on Apapa port gridlock


The Southwest Governors’ Forum has expressed concern on economic and security challenges posed by gridlock in the Apapa port and urged the Federal Government to create alternative routes. The forum said the planned alternative routes linking Tin Can Island through Tomoro Island to Ibafo in Ogun State should be revised urgently. In the interim, it suggested that government should enhance ...

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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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Lagos and the Evolution of Oyingbo Market

Onyingbo Market

Lagos state is unique in many ways. It is the most populous state of Nigeria and is the leading non-oil sector contributor to the country’s Gross Domestic product (GDP). In this piece, Biodun Onayele writes about Lagos and the evolution of Onyingbo market. In 2006, Lagos contributed 30% of the nation’s GDP, consumed more than 60% of its energy, paid 65% ...

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