Tag: traffic

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqMarch 11, 2020

The #YNaijaCover: Lagos shutdown

Wednesday was “hellish” for commuters in the ‘centre of excellence’ as they groaned in unexplainable gridlocks across the city. It ...

SponsorJanuary 22, 2019

Why we must ‘Theme’ Up with Sanwo-Olu to revive Lagos

Every Nigerian citizen deserves access to basic amenities that make life worth living and the good people of Lagos are ...

tosin adesinaAugust 14, 2018

Why has the Lagos light rail been delayed for another two years?

When this present government was elected into power, Lagosians voted them on the premise that they would continue and complete ...

Temidayo 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 ...

tosin adesinaJuly 22, 2018

Ambode lost the battle to keep Lagos clean and now he is losing the battle to keep our road traffic free

This is not the best of time for Lagos Governor Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode. The famed “itesiwaju eko” man is definitely ...

Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 28, 2016

The Big 5: These are the stories you should be monitoring today

These are the top five stories you should monitor today. 1. Lagos residents spend 3 out of 10 years in ...

Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 28, 2016

Lagos residents spend 3 out of 10 years in traffic – Report

Residents of Lagos spend an average of three out of every ten years of their lives in traffic, according to ...

Isime EseneAugust 27, 2016

The Thread: This Nigerian went to Ghana, and was totally blown away…

by Tolu Omoyeni A guy named Tolu went to Ghana, and has been giving us this blow-by-blow account of his ...

AzeezAugust 26, 2016

Candid photo: See what this truck driver is doing in the middle of the road

Motorists and passers-by were amazed after a truck driver parked along the Ore-Ijebu Ode road and started praying. The truck driver ...

Adebayo EmuleomoJuly 22, 2016

Fallen trailer causes massive gridlock in Lagos (PHOTOS)

A large truck has caused a massive traffic gridlock at Western Avenue, Lagos, after it fell on the bridge in ...

Adebayo EmuleomoJuly 4, 2016

Lagos state vows to enforce anti-hawking law with multiple arrests

Despite the declaration of the Governor of Lagos state, Akinwunmi Ambode against hawking and the patronising of hawkers within the ...

Op-Ed EditorJune 27, 2016

Opinion: The #NotTooYoungToRun bill and why the future is now

by Douglas Imaralu ‘A society that cuts off from its youth severs its lifeline, but a society that engages their ...

Adebayo EmuleomoMay 30, 2016

Why Child Services cannot (yet) work in Nigeria

Wait a minute. Embrace your imagination for a moment. Break the bounds of reality and picture something different in your ...

Mazi EmekaMay 17, 2016

Fallen electric pole causing traffic gridlock on Eko Bridge

There is a heavy traffic on both lanes of the popular Eko Bridge inward Costain in Lagos. The traffic build ...

Op-Ed EditorMay 3, 2016

Opinion: What bribes and ‘gifts’ have done to the Nigerian soul

‘To be a man is not a day job”; so goes a popular slogan here in Nigeria. Well, I can ...

Adebayo EmuleomoApril 13, 2016

From queuing for fuel to queuing on the bridge – The Ojota debacle

Frustration; disgruntlement and discontentment – This is the general mood of hundreds of Nigerians who have been queuing for at ...

Adebayo EmuleomoJanuary 4, 2016

Trailer falls at Ojuelegba, causes gridlock (PHOTOS)

Just when people thought the menace of falling trailers ended with 2015, a trailer in the Ojuelegba axis of Lagos ...

Kolapo OlapojuDecember 3, 2015

Container-truck accident causes traffic gridlock at Surulere Barracks (See Photos)

A heavy-duty truck carrying a container has had an accident on the major expressway of Surulere Barracks. According to a YNaija citizen reporter, the container-truck ...

GuestNovember 18, 2015

9 moments that are too real when you’re stuck in Lagos traffic

Every Lagosian who makes a daily commute across the city, has one major fear- traffic. The excruciating hours when your life ...

Kolapo OlapojuNovember 10, 2015

‘Fashola’s successor is full of excuses’ | What The Economist wrote about Ambode

World renowned London-based magazine, The Economist, says Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, doesn’t appear to have the solution to the ...

Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 23, 2015

That moment when Fayose helped clear traffic en route Ondo (PHOTOS)

Earlier today, Ekiti state governor, Ayo Fayose assisted in clearing a gridlocked road. Fayose’s convoy was en route Akure, Ondo ...

Janeth JSeptember 22, 2015

Unbearable traffic gridlock as trucks take over Lagos roads (PHOTOS)

Lagosians have become very familiar with traffic gridlocks, but in the past few days, the traffic experienced is a different kettle ...

Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 22, 2015

Why Lagos is plagued by traffic? An explainer by Cheta Nwanze

Our biggest problem in this country is that we are a pathologically dishonest people. Today, my timeline is littered with ...

Janeth JSeptember 21, 2015

Ambode simply can’t win with Nigerian Twitter

After Lagosians spent over three hours stuck in traffic on Monday morning, who else to blame but Governor Akinwumi Ambode. The ...

Op-Ed EditorApril 6, 2015

.@ChrisBamidele: Yes you can own a blog – here are 7 tips (Y! Superblogger)

by Chris Bamidele Consistency is one of the most important things that bloggers tend to take for granted. Losing your ...

Ada IgboanugoJanuary 27, 2015

OAP Matse and hubby talk about meeting in Lagos traffic, marriage & more

by Chinwe Okafor You know when you are stuck in traffic and your eyes lock with that young handsome man ...

Kolapo OlapojuJanuary 8, 2015

Jonathan’s Lagos rally causes traffic gridlock as roads stay blocked

by Kolapo Olapoju   President Goodluck Jonathan’s visit to Lagos has led to traffic congestion on major roads within and ...

Isime EseneDecember 25, 2014

Niger Bridge traffic: FRSC moves Zonal HQ from Benin to Asaba

by Iyobosa Omoregie Charles Akpabio, The Zonal Commanding Officer of Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC), has announced the relocation of ...

YEditorOctober 14, 2014

Can #LagosHornFreeDay work? We ask Lagos residents

by Adedayo Ademuwagun Lagos will have its first “day without honking” tomorrow, and the awareness has spread widely. Some people ...

Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 25, 2014

Photo of the day: ‘Winches and Winzards’ are using Lagos traffic to delay destinies

by Kolapo Olapoju Now, this is beyond hilarious! Lagos traffic is one of the worst, among major cities of the ...

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