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Lagos To Divert Traffic At Marina Over Rail Project

The Lagos State government has announced plans to divert traffic on the National Theatre and Marina axes for the next seven months for works on the Blue Line rail project. Commissioner for Transportation, Dr Frederic Oladeinde, who made the announced in a statement on Tuesday, sàid that the road diversion would start from Monday, August …

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World Congress In-Person programme announced

ITS Nigeria partners ERITCO – ITS Europe, the organisers of this year’s in-person ITS World Congress in Hamburg, have released the event programme, and extended the early-bird rate for an extra week. ERTICO say the detailed Programme includes both the high level and technical sessions for the Congress which takes place from 11-15 October 2021. “Since 1994 …

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London-based Standard Chartered Bank offers to fund the Lagos-Calabar coastal rail with $11bn

Chibuike R. Amaechi, Minister of Transportation, revealed this in a statement on Saturday. According to him, the proposed rail line, upon completion will, as reported by TNG, pass through Calabar, Uyo, Aba, Port Harcourt, Yenagoa, Otuoke, Ughelli, Warri, Sapele, Benin, Agbor, Asaba, Onitsha, Ore, Ijebu Ode, Sagamu and Lagos. This is good news for the Southern …

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Glitches rock Lagos mass transit’s electronic payment platform

Electronic payment platform of the Lagos Bus Rapid Transport (BRT) scheme is having more glitches than the operators are prepared to fix. At least in the last couple of weeks, the complaints are the same – payment machines are either inaccessible or shortchange commuters. More so, the ‘hurried’ roll out is unmindful of Lagos residents …

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Lagos State unveils smart device for real time traffic management

The Lagos State Government on Wednesday unveiled the use of a smart hand-held device to reduce human interface in the management of traffic and violation of traffic laws. Addressing a news conference in Alausa, Ikeja, Lagos, Commissioner for Transportation, Dr Frederic Oladeinde said the hand held devices are linked to the control room and would …

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Lagos State distributes free cowry cards to ferry users

The Managing Director of LAGFERRY, Mr Ladi Balogun, made the distribution at the Day One of the Sailing’ N Smiling Promo raffle draw in Lagos on Thursday. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the promo was launched on June 10 to reward loyal LAGFERRY customers, boost patronage and popularise water transportation to decongest …

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What’s next for connected supply chain logistics and mobility in the “new normal”?

Global businesses are under pressure to enhance customer service while streamlining costs and in particular processes now more than ever. This increases pressure on their internal transport operations and their logistics service providers, who are continuously looking for ways to maximise fleet utilisation, reduce costs and streamline their transport operations. Fleet management, telematics and route …

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