Commuters commend LASG for implementing ‘okada’ restriction on highways

Commuters on Wednesday commended the Lagos State Government for implementing the ban on motorcycles, popularly known as ‘’Okada’’ on the highways and some local governments in the state. Some of the commuters and residents, who spoke with the News Agency…

Okada ban remains on June 1 – Sanwo-Olu

Lagos State Govenor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has said there is no going back on the June 1 proposed ban of commercial motorcycles, popularly known as ‘Okada’ on highways. Sanwo-Olu said this while speaking with newsmen on Tuesday evening, after the State…

Apapa Gridlock: Why everyone should support ‘Eto’ – Niran Adedokun

Four weeks after the take off of Etó, the electronic truck call-up system introduced by the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), it could be tempting to dismiss it as one of those futile governmental initiatives. Last week, three weeks into the…

NPA truck e-call takes off at Lagos Ports Complex, Tin Can Island

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has announced the commencement of Eto, the Electronic Truck call-up system designed for the management of truck movement and access to and from the Lagos Ports Complex and the Tin Can Island Ports, Apapa. The…

Lockdown: CRFFN, Shippers’ Council pull banks back to Apapa over duty payments

Following difficulties being faced by freight forwarders in the form of payments of import duties and other levies and dues through commercial banks during the lockdown of Lagos and Ogun states, the Nigerian Shippers’ Council, NSC, and the Council for…

Danger looms in water transportation in Apapa (Vanguard)

Flowing from the backdrop of the stifled road transportation in Apapa area of Lagos, the waterway alternative is now under threat over unsafe and inadequate regulatory oversight. The area had witnessed the introduction of barges and tug boats to move…

*Pandemonium in Apapa as taskforce kills truck driver (DailyTrust) *Gridlock: Lagos dislodges traders, arrest 10 motorists for traffic obstruction (Nation)

Pandemonium in Apapa as taskforce kills truck driver (DailyTrust) Truck drivers have taken to the streets in Apapa, protesting the killing of one of their own by a suspected member of the Presidential Taskforce. Two other yet to be identified…

Apapa gridlock saddens me –Buhari (Punch)

President Muhammadu Buhari said on Wednesday that he was saddened by the Apapa gridlock, especially the toll it had taken on business in the Lagos area. He spoke during a meeting with the leadership of the Lagos Chamber of Commerce…

Federal ministry stopped us from fixing Apapa road —NPA (Punch)

The Nigerian Ports Authority said the Federal Ministry of Works, Power and Housing prevented it from fixing some parts of the deplorable Apapa port access roads. The agency spoke in reaction to wide condemnation by some port stakeholders, following a…

Buhari orders immediate removal of trucks around Apapa (Guardian)

Nigeria President Muhammadu Buhari Wednesday ordered the immediate removal of all trucks from the bridges and roads within Apapa within 2 weeks. “A Presidential directive has been issued for the immediate clearing up of the Apapa gridlock and the restoration…

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