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Lagos bans inter-state buses, vehicles along Ikorodu Road

The Lagos State Government on Wednesday announced the restriction of the operation of inter-state buses and vehicles operating along Ikorodu Road from going beyond Ojodu Berger and Ojota Motor Parks. The State Government has also issued a seven-day ultimatum to the operators to relocate to the designated inter-state motor parks …

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Drunken FRSC operatives recalled for sanction

The FRSC said its attention has been drawn to the recent pictures of the alleged drunken state of Personnel of the Federal Road Safety Corps during working hours and in uniform, making rounds on blogs, online and conventional media. The Corps wishes to assure Nigerians that FRSC remains an organization …

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Prompt re-opening of Abuja airport excites union

The National Union of Air Transport Employees (NUATE) has praised government for the prompt rehabilitation and re-opening Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (NAIA), Abuja. The airport had on March 8 shut for six weeks to give way for the rehabilitation of the runway. Kaduna airport served as alternative during the period …

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Lagos-Ibadan standard rail gauge begins operation 2019

Alhaji Usman Abubakar, Chairman, Board of Nigeria Railway Corporation, says construction of Lagos-Ibadan standard rail gauge will be completed in December 2018 and start operation in January 2019. Abubakar said this during his official visit to the Nigeria Railway Corporation Western District, Ibadan on Tuesday. The chairman said project will …

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Chinese EximBank cuts loans for Lagos-Ibadan railway

Rotimi Amaechi, Minister of Transportation, said that the Chinese EximBank that initially promised to provide 85 per cent of the funds for the Lagos-Ibadan rail project, has reduced its exposure by some seven percent. The ground-breaking for the standard gauge rail project, which will stretch to the Apapa Port was …

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