Again, Amaechi carpets CCECG on delayed Lagos-Ibadan rail project

Apparently worried that the December deadline set for the commissioning of the Lagos-Ibadan rail project by the Federal Government might not met, the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, on Tuesday carpeted the China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation for the slow pace of work on the Lagos end of the standard gauge rail lin. A visibly […]

Lagos to acquire 5000 buses for rapid bus services

The Lagos State Government has unveiled plans to acquire 5,000 new buses to the public transport system to complement transportation services being provided under its Bus Reform Initiative designed to ease transportation problems in the state. The initiative aims at revolutionizing public transportation and usher in ease of connectivity within the state. In addition to […]

Haulage costs up 400% as Apapa gridlock hampers business

The transportation (haulage) cost of moving cargo from the Apapa Lagos ports to the hinterland, including intra-city, have rising significantly over the past six months as the Apapa traffic gridlock now makes it difficult for trucks to do normal rounds of haulage. Investigations by our correspondent indicated that it now takes between six and eight […]

FG approves N35.8bn for roads, power projects

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Wednesday approved N35.8 billion for roads, bridges and power projects at the end of its meeting presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari in Abuja. The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, disclosed this to State House correspondents after the end of the council’s meeting. Speaking on […]