Sign in
Download Opera News App

apapa

SOCIETY

Police arrest traffic robber in Lagos, recovers pistol, charms from him

A traffic robber who was arrested by men of the Lagos State Police Command was found with two locally-made pistols, two live bullets, charms and substance suspected to be Indian hemp, the command announced on Thursday, June 17. The traffic robber, whose name was given as Ibrahim Abiodun, aged 26 years, was arrested at the hideout of his gang at Agbomalu, Apapa, Lagos State, following intelligence reports about his robbery activities at highways in Apapa.

  14 hours ago
Police arrest traffic robber in Lagos, recovers pistol, charms from him

SOCIETY

"One Area Where You Can Score The Buhari-Led Administration Good Marks Is Infrastructure" - Kolade-Otitoju

On the program Issues with Jide Babajide Kolade Otitoju said "I think that one area, where you can objectively analyse things and score the Buhari led administration good marks is in the area of Infrastructure. I still remember that interview that he had with TVC in Daura where he promised to revive real transport.

  5 days ago

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Why Would The Whole Country Focus Only On Lagos Port? We'd Just Kill Businesses - Gov. Udom

The Executive Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Emmanuel Udom was interviewed today on Sunrise Daily, a breakfast show of Channels TV. The Sunrise crew went to Uyo, the capital of Akwa Ibom State to interview the Governor and it was all about developments in the state especially the Akwa Ibom seaport.The Governor while speaking on the project said that the state was meant to get approval for the port in 2018 but unfortunately didn't get it.

  20 days ago
Why Would The Whole Country Focus Only On Lagos Port? We'd Just Kill Businesses - Gov. Udom

TRAVEL

Check Out These Beautiful Towns In Lagos State

1. Apapa. Apapa is a Local Government Area in Lagos, located to the west of Lagos Island. Apapa contains a number of ports and terminals operated by the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), including the major port of Lagos State and Lagos Port Complex (LPC).

  19 days ago
Check Out These Beautiful Towns In Lagos State

SOCIETY

Opinion: Top 5 Most Dangerous Prisons In Africa

Today I would be bringing to you the top 5 most dangerous prisons in Africa.This prisons offer tough treatments and hard labour to offenders responsible for thier crimes.Below are the 5 most dangerous prisons in Africa: 1: Chikurubi Maximum Prison (Zimbabwe) - Chikurubi prison is a maximum security prison in Zimbabwe.

  1 months ago
Opinion: Top 5 Most Dangerous Prisons In Africa

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Check Out some Port in Nigeria

Nigerian Ports Below is the list of all the NPA Ports in Nigeria you may find one close to you. Lagos Port(Lagos) The Lagos Port Complex also referred to as Premiere Port (Apapa Quays) is the earliest and largest Port in Nigeria.It is situated in Apapa, Lagos State, the commercial center of Nigeria.

  27 days ago
Check Out some Port in Nigeria

SOCIETY

Woman Raises Alarm After Tout Allegedly Broke Her Side Mirror on Apapa Road

In a video that went viral on social media, a distraught woman narrates her ordeal at the hands of a tout who allegedly harassed her while stuck in traffic. The woman raised alarm after she encountered the tout in Apapa road, Lagos. According to the video, the woman said that a tout came to her while stuck in traffic and requested money which she refused to give him.

  13 days ago
Woman Raises Alarm After Tout Allegedly Broke Her Side Mirror on Apapa Road

POLITICS

Prisons In Lagos And Year of Establishment

The Lugardian era (1912-1930) witnessed the amalgamation of the Northern and Southern parts of Nigeria (1914).In 1917, the Prisons Ordinance was established.The Nigerian Correctional Service, formerly known as Nigerian Prison Service is a government agency of Nigeria which operates prisons.

  1 months ago
Prisons In Lagos And Year of Establishment

SPAM

Today's Headlines: Buhari arrives Apapa, EndSARS protest was to remove me from office —Buhari

1. Buhari arrives Apapa Photo credit: Punch President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived Apapa, Lagos, for the launch of the $195 million Deep Blue Project. The Deep Blue Sea project, an initiative of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA, is meant to secure the Nigerian end of the Gulf of Guinea, from the menace of pirates.

  7 days ago
Today's Headlines: Buhari arrives Apapa, EndSARS protest was to remove me from office —Buhari

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Sanwo-Olu has tasked the Federal Government with funding the Badagry highway, Apapa Ports access roa

Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu urged the Federal Government to give appropriate funds for the 18-kilometer Lagos-Badagry highway re-construction project, as well as other Federal road projects in the state, yesterday. Sanwo-Olu made the remarks during a courtesy visit to the Lagos House, Ikeja, by the House of Representatives Committee on Works, led by its Chairman, Mr. Abubakar Abubakar.

  17 days ago
Sanwo-Olu has tasked the Federal Government with funding the Badagry highway, Apapa Ports access roa

ECONOMY-FINANCE

5 Effects Of Overwhelming Charges Imposed On Importers

To a large extent, the fact that terminal operators generate their own electricity is one of the factors that determines the amount importers are asked to pay as terminal charges because it is expensive to run Nigerian ports compared to terminals in other parts of the world.The government's excuse of double taxation has been a major bye out, making the recoupment of their investment capital difficult.The impact of delays, and thus high demurrage, is already having an impact on importers' and forwarders' businesses.

  1 months ago
5 Effects Of Overwhelming Charges Imposed On Importers

CAREER-JOBS

ATM Card Business Reps

Job Position: Automated Teller Machine Card Business Development Officer/Representative.Job Position: Automated Teller Machine Card Business Development Officer/Representative.VBS Limited (a Human Resources Business Consulting Firm) is recruiting for its client in the Financial Technology industry is looking to engage candidates for the position of Automated Teller Machine Card Business Development Officer/Representative.

  1 months ago
ATM Card Business Reps

AUTO

Seven Things FG Must Do To End Apapa Gridlock

The Apapa traffic gridlock pandemonium has failed several solutions but the reality of the situation is that if Apapa gridlock must end anytime soon the Federal government must consider doing this seven things.Before now the FG has directed that the gridlock must end.Last year the Minister of Transportation completed plans to deploy 200 security officers to Apapa and Tin-Can Ports to clear the gridlock on the routes but however today the gridlock lock stood its ground till now.

  2 months ago
Seven Things FG Must Do To End Apapa Gridlock

POLITICS

HoR Member, Akande-Sadipe Worried: Says Makinde Might Lose Ibadan Inland Dry Port to Ogun

..."My Sweat & Ajimobi's Support Secured the Project", she laments The Member representing Oluyole Federal Constituency & Chairman House of Representative Committee on Diaspora, Hon. Tolulope Akande-Sadipe K. has appealed to Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State not to lose the Ibadan Inland Dry Port to Ogun State.

  16 days ago
HoR Member, Akande-Sadipe Worried: Says Makinde Might Lose Ibadan Inland Dry Port to Ogun

EDUCATION

Excitement As NBM Set To Purchase JAMB Forms For 50 Students

As part of its contribution to the development of girl child education, the Neo Black Movement (NBM) of Africa says it will on 11th of May, 2021 hold its first annual scholarship offers, where it will award fifty(50) Joint Admission Matriculation Board -JAMB FORMS/E-PIN to female students in Mile 2 Sub Zone of Apapa Zone, catchment area.

  1 months ago
Excitement As NBM Set To Purchase JAMB Forms For 50 Students

POLITICS

How Tank Farms, Agency Conspiracy Fuel Apapa Gridlock

Despite Port Concession in 2006, the Nigeria port still in a state of nightmare.As efforts to end the gridlock at the Apapa port access roads intensify.The Powerful Pen newspaper and other stakeholders met yesterday to proffer lasting solution to the nagging problem.The conspiracy among agencies and key stakeholders in the maritime industry is quite worrisome as most are beneficiaries of the gridlock.

  2 months ago
How Tank Farms, Agency Conspiracy Fuel Apapa Gridlock

ECONOMY-FINANCE

OPINION:Check Out The Different Between Dangote And Bua Sugar Refinery

There have been a lot of controversial issues between Dangote company and Bua group of the company about inflator price in sugar, license of both refinery, Information had it that Dangote want to use his power to revoke BUA company incense of sugar, Dangote which have been trending for couples of weeks now due to the increase of cement.

  2 months ago
OPINION:Check Out The Different Between Dangote And Bua Sugar Refinery

SOCIETY

1 Passenger Dead, Others Wounded In A Bus Accident At Apapa (Photos)

A bus accident has happen along the Apapa Oshodi highway in Lagos State.And the accident has claimed the life of one of the passengers who was also inside the bus before the accident.And according to reports, after the bus got involved in the accident, several passengers also sustained injuries on their body.And according to reports and a statement by the state emergency management agency, it added that the bus that got involve in the accident was driving with speed, which lead to one of the tyres to get problem which lead to the accident and the dead of one of the passengers.The agency further added that the body of the male victim, that has lost his life in the bus accident has been handed over to the environmental health team and unit.

  1 months ago
1 Passenger Dead, Others Wounded In A Bus Accident At Apapa (Photos)

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Mixed Reactions As FG Grants Dangote Cement Tax Waiver For Two Years

Reports reaching our desk from Peoples Gazette confirmed that the Federal Government has granted Dangote cement a tax waiver for two years.According to the report, the Federal Inland Revenue Service(FIRS) issued Dangote cement plc a tax credit certificate which is the second in two years.

  1 months ago
Mixed Reactions As FG Grants Dangote Cement Tax Waiver For Two Years

ENVIRONMENT

Making Nigerian Waterways Safe And Maximizing Profits

Residents of riverine areas have had to contend with their worst fears using waterway transport.The need for hygiene and sanity has always been paramount and it has become more revered with the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.With the pandemic that has ushered in a new season of social distancing, top hygiene, washing hands and surfaces.

  1 months ago
Making Nigerian Waterways Safe And Maximizing Profits