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Ahead of Buhari’s Inauguration, First Commercial Vessel Berths at $1.5bn Lekki Deep Sea Port

Buhari is billed to inaugurate the Lekki Deep Seaport for commercial operations in Lagos State on Monday. Following the arrival of three Ship-to-Shore cranes and 10 Rubber-Tyred Gantries, critical to the beginning of operations of the Lekki Deep Seaport June last year, the first commercial vessel berthed at the port on Sunday. This came ahead …

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Lagos Blue Line: LAMATA charges Lagosians to protect infrastructure

Ahead of the official commissioning of Lagos Rail Mass Transit (LMRT) Blue Line, a 13-kilometer stretch from Marina to Mile 2, by President Muhammadu Buhari on January 24, the Managing Director, Lagos Metropolitan Area Transport Authority, LAMATA, Engr. Mrs. Abimbola Akinajo has admonished Lagosians to own and protect the structure and facility provided to aid …

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Buhari okays N1.9tr for NNPC to reconstruct 44 federal roads

Four months after to end of his administration, President Muhammadu Buhari approved the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation Limited, to invest N1.9 trillion in the reconstruction of 44 federal roads under the tax credit policy. Media Assistant, Media and Publicity (Office of the Vice President), Laolu Akande, who made the disclosure at the end of the …

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Red Line: LASG announces 9 weeks traffic diversion at Muritala Muhammed Way

The Lagos State Government has announced traffic diversion on Muritala Mohammed Way and Apapa Road, Oyingbo from Jan. 23, 2023, till March 31, 2023, for the construction of the Red Line project. The Commissioner for Transportation, Dr. Frederic Oladeinde, said in a statement in Lagos on Thursday that the traffic diversion would last for nine …

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Scarcity: Lagos to regulate petrol marketers’ operation to curb traffic

The Lagos State Government has concluded arrangements to regulate the activities of major and independent petroleum marketers operating on major roads and traffic-prone areas. The state Commissioner for Transportation, Dr. Frederic Oladeinde, said this in a statement on Thursday In Lagos. Oladeinde said the move by the Ministry of Transportation to regulate the activities of the …

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Expectations high as Buhari inaugurates Lagos Blue Line Rail

The public transport system in Lagos State is set to wear a new face as the Lagos Rail Mass Transit (LRMT) Blue Rail Line project will be officially launched on Tuesday, Jan. 24, in Marina. With the first phase now completed, President Muhammadu Buhari is expected to officially inaugurate the project already acknowledged by residents …

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LASU School of Transport wins $50,000 grant for research on  accidents

January 12, 2023 The School of Transport and Logistics, Lagos State University, LASU, has won a $50,000 grant from the Volvo Educational and Research Foundation, VREF, to research the road and water traffic crashes in three African cities. The LASU team, led by Prof. Samuel Odewumi, won the grant following the success of the proposal …

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Electric car batteries could be key to boosting energy storage

Electric car batteries could be used to boost power storage in the future, injecting electricity into the grid during times of scarcity or storing electricity during periods of excess, a new study found Tuesday. Renewable energy is essential for the Paris Agreement goal of limiting global warming to well below two degrees Celsius, but the …

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The growing use of Hemp Fuel for cars & its impact

Hemp, the world’s most sustainable uncooked material, can be built-in into vehicle our bodies and used as a biofuel. Hemp activist and legend, the late Jack Herer, believed that hemp-based fuel could save the world. His preeminent work, The Emperor Wears No Clothes, is a treatise on the multitudinous methods he believed that hemp was once the ideal …

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Lagos govt picks preferred bidder for 4th Mainland Bridge construction

The state government said construction will include a greenfield tolled road and bridge with a designed speed of 120 kilometers per hour, including the development of adjacent real estate. The Lagos State government, through the Office of Public-Private Partnerships (OPPP), has announced Messrs CCECC-CRCCIG Consortium as the preferred bidder for the construction of the proposed …

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