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Lagos Motor Fair

The seventh Lagos International Motor Fair is being held in Lagos from 18 - 24 April, and includes a special auto parts section from 21 - 24 April. The annual fair provides a forum for vehicle man...
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Nigeria clashes with British Airways

The battle between Nigeria and British Airways over the price of tickets and landing rights, which has disrupted air traffic between the two countries for weeks, has been called off until the end of t...
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RwandAir to launch direct flights to Lagos

RwandAir, the national air company of Rwanda, is to introduce direct flights from its capital Kigali to Lagos by the end of 2011. The company made the announcement after purchasing a 154-seater Bo...
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Lagos proceeds with light rail project

The Lagos state government is proceeding with plans for a multi-billion dollar investment in the construction of an integrated light rail system designed to link various locations in the greater Lagos...
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Fashola commissions new Falomo bridge ramp

Lagos state governor Babatunde Fashola has officially inaugurated the Falomo On-Ramp bridge. It is 115 m long and has cost N2.5 billion to build in a public-private partnership (PPP) deal financed ma...
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New flights from Lagos to Abu Dhabi

Nigeria's international carrier Arik Air is launching a new service from Lagos to Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates, on 29 November. The three direct weekly flights will depart Lag...
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More air traffic controllers for Nigeria

Nigeria Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) has announced it is to increase the amount of air traffic controllers at 14 airports across the country, as part of its plan to enhance the country
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New flights from Lagos to London

Nigeria's national airline Air Nigeria is to launch a daily route from Lagos to London from 1 September, marking the newly-rebranded carrier
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Lagos government set to toll more roads

The ministry of works and infrastructure of the Lagos government is in talks with private investors regarding the development of new roads. A spokesperson from the ministry stated that in order for th...
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Crackdown on Okada motorbikes in Lagos

Lagos State government have issued a new law banning okada commercial motorcyclists from carrying pregnant women and children. From 1 September okadas are also banned from certain parts of the capital...
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New Cargo Complex for Lagos Airport

A new cargo complex is to be built in Murtala Mohammed international airport in Lagos. In plans announced by the Nigerian Aviation Handling Company (NAHCO), the project will provide sufficient space w...
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Lagos port gets overhaul

Reconstruction and renewal is underway on facilities at the port of Lagos, which is one of the busiest and largest in Africa. The project involves repairing erosion to three breakwaters, or moles,...
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Body scanners at Nigerian airports

Nigeria has started installing full body scanners at its international airports as part of efforts to improve air security on international routes. The move comes after a Nigerian national, Umar Farou...
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New transport infrastructure for Lagos

New roads, a light rail service and water ferries have been pledged for the Lagos metropolis by state governor Babatunde Fashola at the region
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Dana Air opens Lagos flights to Uyo

Dana Air starts flights between Lagos and Uyo, the capital of Akwa Ibom State, on 18 January. The service runs seven days a week, operating out of Lagos. The daily flight leaves Lagos in the morning...
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Taxi trouble in Lagos

Fuel scarcity in Lagos is making it difficult for taxi drivers to repay bank loans encouraged by a government scheme to help them buy a new car, according to a report. In May 2009 the L...
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Lagos to expand bus rapid transit scheme

Local transport operator Lagos Metropolitan Area Transport Authority (LAMATA) has announced plans to expand the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) scheme in the city. Part of the project is to increase the sp...
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Nigeria to restore Lagos-Jebba rail link

The Nigerian government has signed a N12.3 billion contract with a Chinese company to rehabilitate the 488 km railway between Lagos and Jebba to the north. The project is part of renewed efforts to re...


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