Tag: Apapa

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJune 19, 2019

The YNaija Cover – the 19th of June

Follow the links to read our latest stories:   The Big 5: I said I’d review and NOT clear Apapa ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqMay 20, 2019

The YNaija Cover – the 20th of May

Check out our latest stories using the links below:         The Big 5: Buhari incapable of stopping Boko ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJuly 27, 2018

Apapa Update: Ambode orders closure of terminals in Ajegunle and adjoining areas

Lagos Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode has ordered the immediate closure of Climax Bonded Terminal in Ajegunle and other adjoining areas, saying their operation ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 24, 2018

Did Gov Ambode and FG have to wait this long to listen to Lagos residents?

On July 19, 2018, Nigeria’s Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, accompanied by the Transport Minister Rotimi Amaechi and senior Naval and ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 19, 2017

Opinion: Nigeria is begging companies to fix its roads but will this solve the problem?

by Adewunmi Emoruwa It appears Nigeria has finally devised a way of out of its infrastructure woes. Or not quite. ...

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AzeezSeptember 23, 2017

Apapa road construction not responsible for Lagos traffic – Stakeholders

Stakeholders on Saturday said the gridlock in Lagos was not in anyway caused by the ongoing reconstruction of the Apapa ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 22, 2017

Tanker driver blames Dangote for the Lagos gridlock (WATCH)

The gridlock in Apapa does not look like it is about to end and has now got to Obanikoro – ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 20, 2017

The Late 5: These are the stories that drove conversation today

These are the top five stories that drove conversation today. 1. OSINBAJO SUBMITS N135.6BN VIREMENT PROPOSAL TO N’ASSEMBLY Acting President Yemi ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 20, 2017

“No policeman is given a gun to shoot at will” – Owoseni reacts to Apapa mayhem

Lagos Police Commissioner Fatai Owoseni Thursday condemned the action of a Sergeant who was reported to have killed a truck ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 19, 2017

NUPENG dissociates its drivers from Apapa fracas

Workers of the Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas (NUPENG) have said none of its members in Petroleum Tanker ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 19, 2017

Two banks in Apapa reportedly set ablaze after policeman shot trailer driver dead

A group of people have reportedly set two banks in Apapa, Lagos on fire after a policeman attached to Diamond ...

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ItunuoluwaJuly 18, 2017

[The Alausa Blog]: LSSTF partners NPA on tackling insecurity and traffic gridlock in Apapa

The Lagos State Security Trust Fund (LSSTF) and the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) have sealed a joint working partnership to ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJune 22, 2017

FG orders truck drivers to vacate Apapa roads within 7 days

The Federal Government on Wednesday ordered truck drivers along Apapa roads to vacate within seven days to enable the reconstruction ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoAugust 4, 2016

The all too messy Apapa roads in 13 pictures

The state of the ever-busy Apapa road in Lagos state is certainly a cause for worry. Over the years, the ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoJuly 11, 2016

14-year-old girl raped by uncle 4 times a week for 3 years

A 14-year-old girl has revealed to the police the ‘unholy help’ her mother’s brother aged 27 years, has been giving ...

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Mazi EmekaJuly 11, 2016

Fuel scarcity: Lagos depots might run out of fuel soon

Depots in Apapa, Lagos, might run out of fuel if the ongoing strike by the Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoDecember 19, 2015

BREAKING: Westminster market in Apapa engulfed in flames

The popular Westminster market, in Apapa, Lagos, is currently on fire. A rescue operation is ongoing at the scene of ...

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Mallam YeroJune 26, 2015

Gov. Ambode solves Lagos traffic in latest photoshoot

Ambode is working. Èkó ò ní bàjé! Inspection of Apapa traffic gridlock points #ekoonibaje #itesiwajueko A photo posted by Akinwunmi ...

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Kolapo OlapojuApril 20, 2015

For beating up a policeman, trader faces two years behind bars

by Temitope Onitiju A 33-year-old trader, Femi Oyekunle, who allegedly beat up a police officer, was on Monday arraigned in ...

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Ada IgboanugoApril 10, 2015

How tanker driver crushed naval officer to death in Apapa

by Chinwe Okafor A tanker driver, identified simply as Mike, has crushed to death a 47-year-old naval officer, Tali Muhammed, in the Apapa area of ...

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Emmanuel ChidiogoFebruary 17, 2015

Opinion: The Lagos gov’t under Fashola has failed

by Simon Utsu Now Lagos state generates roughly 200million dollars in tax revenues monthly. The question is do they put ...

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Isime EseneSeptember 1, 2014

Police inspector dies after fight with wife in Lagos

by Isi Esene Daniel Danjuma, a police inspector, died on Thursday at the Ijeh Police Baracks, Obalende, Lagos after having ...

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YEditorAugust 14, 2014

Take a ride through Nigeria’s new railway revolution (YNaija Long Read)

by Adedayo Ademuwagun Dele Oyebanji is a young man who lives in a neighbourhood near the Mushin train station in ...

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writerJuly 30, 2014

YNaija Interview: Over exuberance will be Obanikoro’s undoing – Demola Seriki

by Gbenga Olorunpomi After holding four ministerial appointments, Demola Seriki, an All Progressives Congress (APC) chieftain and accountant, knows a great deal about ...

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July 5, 2014

Opinion: A man died today

by Olatunji A. Aworetan And as the truck tried to manoeuvre its way pass the flooded bomb craters on the ...

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June 25, 2014

BREAKING: Explosion rocks Lagos killing 3 people (PHOTO)

by Akan Ido Nigeria appears to be under siege has an explosion has been recorded in the Apapa area of ...

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January 13, 2014

Billionaire wars: Oba Otudeko drags Aliko Dangote to court over land ownership

by ‘Jola Sotubo Two of Nigeria’s most prominent  businessmen are to have a face-off in court after a disagreement relating ...

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December 13, 2013

MONSTER: Man caught with bleeding 8-year-old girl he just raped (WATCH)

by Adeola Balogun A suspected rapist in Lagos met his waterloo when he was accosted early yesterday morning by an ...

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October 24, 2013

Biker Bandits: Bullion van attacked by armed robbers on power bikes in Lagos

by Adeola Balogun Apapa in Lagos state was yesterday the scene of a shootout as police officers deployed to the ...

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October 23, 2013

Surulere, Apapa, Oshodi affected as cholera outbreak kills 3 people in Lagos

The Lagos State Government has confirmed the outbreak of Cholera in the state. The State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Jide ...

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