Tag: transportation

tosin adesinaDecember 4, 2018

Two years after, the impact of the Lagos state water hyacinth removal machines is nonexistent

On October 13, 2016, Lagos Governor Akinwunmi Ambode represented by former Commissioner for Environment, Dr Babatunde Adejare commissioned two brand ...

Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 1, 2017

Why tricycles, motorcycles operations must not be phased out – Amaechi

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, on Thursday, urged states and local councils in the country to integrate motorcycles and ...

ToluAugust 11, 2017

[The Alausa Blog]: It appears the Lagos state government is actually serious about banning danfo buses

We had every reason to doubt Governor Ambode and his grand plans about phasing out the Lagos signature buses popularly ...

ItunuoluwaJune 26, 2017

[The Alausa Blog]: Power, environment and transport sectors to get more attention in two years

Governor of Lagos state,  Akinwunmi Ambode has said that his administration would pay more attention to the Power, Environment and ...

ItunuoluwaJune 12, 2017

[The Alausa Blog]: See the nearly completed Ikeja bus terminal (Photos)

This is the nearly completed new Ikeja Bus Terminal, not far from the Computer Village. The progress report was tweeted ...

ItunuoluwaJune 2, 2017

[The Alausa Blog]: See the plan Ambode has for Oshodi- Airport road [Video ft Olamide]

The Acting President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo has granted permission to the Lagos State Government to embark upon a total reconstruction ...

EditorFebruary 28, 2017

Smart Cab Nigeria launches in Lagos

Getting around major cities and metropolis in Nigeria has always been problematic, with issues like bad city planning and exorbitant ...

AzeezFebruary 6, 2017

$7.5bn loan has been secured for Lagos–Kano rail line – Amaechi

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi on Monday said said the Federal Government had secured $7. 5bn loan for the construction ...

AzeezFebruary 6, 2017

Ambode vows to ban ‘Danfo’ from Lagos roads before end of the year

Lagos State governor, Akinwunmi Ambode has said he would ban commercial buses popularly known as Danfo off Lagos roads before ...

RoqeebahSeptember 24, 2016

3 things to do if you plan on coming out of this recession wealthy

Times are certainly hard but not for everyone. There are the rich people who have perfected the best means of ...

Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 1, 2016

Calabar-Port Harcourt Coastal rail line to be completed in 2018 – Amaechi

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi says that the Calabar-Port Harcourt Coastal rail line and the Lagos-Kano rail modernisation project ...

Isime EseneAugust 15, 2016

Expect trillion naira investments in the transport sector – APTCON

Private transport company owners, under the aegis of Association of Private Transport Companies of Nigeria (APTCON), have called on stakeholders ...

Adebayo EmuleomoJuly 4, 2016

Thousands of people enter Lagos daily – Ambode

While it is no news that the most populous coastal city in the Nigeria is Lagos state, the figure quoted ...

Adebayo EmuleomoMay 12, 2016

Someone investigated the looting of subsidy funds under Jonathan, and we noted these 12 points

Even as different reactions trail the removal of the subsidy placed on petrol by the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari, ...

Adebayo EmuleomoJanuary 10, 2016

‘This president does give a damn’ | 25 quotes to note from Tunde Bakare’s State of the Nation address

Pastor Tunde Bakare, Pastor and flock leader of the Latter Rain Assembly based in Lagos, on Sunday, January 10 delivered ...

Adebayo EmuleomoJanuary 7, 2016

Governor Ambode ends contract with BRT operators

The Lagos State Government has with immediate effect, put an end to the operations of the National Union of Road ...

October 11, 2013

#ToWhomItMayConcern: Lagos gov’t to close Badagry Expressway on Sunday

by ‘Jola Sotubo The government of Lagos State has disclosed plans to temporarily seal off the expressway of the Lagos-Badagry ...

October 6, 2013

Mina Ogbanga: Transportation in Nigeria – Which is the safest mode? (Y! FrontPage)

by Mina Ogbanga   Your wealth and ability to purchase a Buggati would amount to nothing if it cannot comfortably ply ...

July 21, 2013

Opinion: Ramadan and the unnecessary spike in price of consumables

by Mustapha Rabiu There’s a need for Government to put restrictions in place, because food prices are a big driver ...

July 2, 2013

Opinion: FCT Abuja and its transportation troubles

by Daniella Ziworitin Ever since the araba buses were removed,transportation has been hard for the common man. The city all ...

June 13, 2013

“Oshiomhole got it wrong this time”: Okada riders in Edo state protest ban

by Rachel Ogbu Commercial motorcyclists popularly called okada riders have protested against the ban on their activities by the Edo ...

June 12, 2013

Cloth optional protests: Naked cyclists dare to bare for a cause (PHOTOS)

by Akan Ido Thousands of nude cyclists took to the streets worldwide to partake in the annual Naked Bike Ride ...

June 10, 2013

Sam Nda-Isaiah: Jonathan should start working and stop clapping for himself

by Sam Nda-Isaiah Nigerians cannot clap for the president because, as the late Chief MKO Abiola would have put it, “you ...

November 11, 2012

SNAPSHOT: ‘Okadas’ make the long journey home

by Isi Esene Commercial motorcycle operators popularly known as ‘okada’, have started looking elsewhere to earn a means of livelihood ...

October 23, 2012

Opinion: Governor Fashola and his futile anti-‘okada’ laws

by Demola Rewaju   It is however in the area of motorcycle transportation that Fashola strongly shows not only his ...

September 12, 2012

China offers Nigeria $1.1bn loan to build light rail and airport terminals

by Akan Ido Nigeria again goes a-borrowing as the ministry of finance on Wednesday announced that China is offering the ...

August 3, 2012

Fashola goes hard: Lagos governor signs terminator traffic bill into law

by Isi Esene The governor of Lagos State, Babatunde Fashola yesterday signed the state traffic bill in to law. The ...

August 3, 2012

Scheduled Third Mainland Bridge diversion postponed

by Isi Esene Motorists using the Third Mainland Bridge have been given another temporary reprieve as the second complete diversion ...

July 19, 2012

FG approves $1.488bn for rail project

by Isi Esene For those who have always dreamed of a train ride through the country, your dream is closer ...

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