Posts Tagged ‘Apapa-Oshodi Expressway’

Apapa Gridlock – Police, Military Personnel Still Demand Bribe From Us – Truck Drivers

Despite the visit by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo to the Apapa axis at the weekend, truck drivers have accused policemen and naval personnel attached to control traffic in the area of allegedly collecting bribes from them. The drivers have continued to park indiscriminately on Oshodi-Apapa Expressway. Osinbajo and Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State had […]

APAPA Gridlock still a problem – Osinbajo

Despite the recent intervention of Presidential Taskforce on the Restoration of Law and Order in Apapa, Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo yesterday acknowledged that traffic congestion and environmental nuisance in the business district were still a huge challenge. Osinbajo noted that the Apapa and TinCan Island Ports were constructed “to handle 34 million tonnes of cargo. But […]

Apapa Gridlock: Presidential Task Force Issues Operational Guidelines

The Presidential Task Force on the Restoration of Law and Order in Apapa Ports’ Area has unveiled its operational guidelines towards ending the Apapa traffic gridlock. The guidelines as contained in a paper made available to stakeholders at a meeting held in Lagos, recently, stipulates continuous stakeholders’ engagement as one of the critical strategies to […]

Apapa gridlock: Gov. @AkinwunmiAmbode Approves N6bn for Truck Terminal Construction

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State has approved the sum of N6 billion for the expansion project of the Orile Truck Terminal into 1000 capacity. The project, conceived by the outgoing administration was considered as a permanent solution to end the persistent traffic gridlock that had crippled commercial and human activities within Apapa ports and […]

APAPA GRIDLOCK: PEBEC’s Claims in Tatters With New $300 Million Loss

Nigeria’s economic hub is Lagos State, with the busiest gateway lying situate at Apapa, one of the state’s suburb. It’s roads, irrespective of their economic importance, are simply like “roads leading to nowhere.” For typical Nigerians, with “can do spirit”, risks are meant to be taken and indeed, they are bearing the risks. Despite the […]

Federal Government Owes Lagos N51 Billion – Ambode

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode, has pleaded with the Federal Government to urgently mobilize Julius Berger back to the Apapa-Oshodi Expressway to alleviate  traffic challenges faced by motorists as a result of extreme traffic gridlock and also to ease the rising spate of robberies. “What we’ve done today is to continue the monitoring that we started about three months […]