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The Lagos State Government on Sunday restated its commitment to sanitize the water transport system in order to safeguard and having an efficient mode of movement of people and goods on its waterways. Managing Director of the Lagos State Waterways Authority (LASWA), Ms Abisola Kamson in a statement said the government had recently embarked on …

As part of efforts towards reducing the number of hours and resources lost to traffic gridlock by residents in Lagos State, LASTMA has disclosed that plans are afoot to introduce a technology driven traffic control system, Today NG reports. Chief Executive Officer of LASTMA, Chris Olakpe who made this known in lecture titled: LASMA: “Towards …

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola (SAN), says contractors will resume work on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway next week. According to Punch, Fashola, who spoke at the inaugural Buharimeter Town Hall meeting in Abuja on Thursday, said contractors had abandoned several projects because the last administration owed them money. The former governor …

The Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Chibuike Amaechi has restated the readiness of the Federal Government to partner with the Lagos State Government on better ways of utilising the inland waterways to improve transportation system in the state. The minister who was the Lead Speaker at the first Lagos Traffic Radio Lecture Series with the …

The Minister for Transport, Rotimi Amaechi, has that the Lagos-Ibadan railway project would be completed by 2018 as part of government’s commitment to boosting multi-modal transport system in the country. Mr. Ameachi who spoke at the first traffic radio lecture in Lagos, also said the Lagos-Kano line was being executed in six segments on stand-alone …

The Lagos State Government on Tuesday said it would leave no stone unturned to attract investors through the reduction of traffic congestion in the state. Steve Ayorinde, the state’s Commissioner for Information and Strategy, disclosed this to NAN in Lagos at the maiden edition of the Lagos Traffic Radio Lecture Series, themed: “Migrating Workforce: The …

A consortium of investors on Wednesday including the Africa Finance Corporation (AFC), Access Bank and JPMorgan signed to commit about N844 billion as the initial cost of the construction of the long awaited 4th Mainland Bridge, under a Public Private Partnership (PPP) arrangement. Financial Watch Ngr reports that the cost components of the expressway cum …

In line with the present administration policy of inclusiveness, the Lagos State government has held consultation with road transport operators on the need to rebrand and professionalize the road transport sector, saying the present administration is determined to have public transportation system that supports its megacity status where tendencies for violence are curbed, drivers and …

The “Light Up Lagos Project” has continued to lit up streets and highways across the Lagos Metropolis in line with the resolve of the State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode to ensure that every area in the state is illuminated.  The project which has elicited commendations from Lagosians is the first phase of Governor Ambode’s vision …