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New Ajah Flyover Bridge Commissioned and Opened

The long awaited Ajah Bridge was commissioned and opened for use by Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode yesterday. Speaking at the event, Ambode explained: “We had to give this project priority because of its strategic importance to the economic growth of the Lekki Free Trade Zone and the Ibeju-Lekki-Epe axis. This axis will play a key […]


Photos of the New Abule-Egba Flyover Bridge

Governor Ambode of Lagos State has commissioned the Abule-Egba Flyover bridge in a bid to ease the high-density traffic at the Abule-Egba Junction. Speaking at the commission event, Ambode explained that the motive behind the bridge was to open up other areas of the State, while noting that the rehabilitation of inner roads within Abule-Egba had also been […]


Development: LASWA Head Office and Multi-Storey Car Park, Falomo, Ikoyi – Lagos

Name: LASWA Head Office and Jetty + Multi-Storey Car Park Location: Falomo, Ikoyi – Lagos; Use 1: LASWA Head Office and Jetty; Use 2: Multi-Storey Car Park; Parking Capacity: Approximately 800; Architects and Project Managers: ACCL; Main Contractor: Cappa & D’Alberto; Lift Contractor: CFAO Lift Division; Structural Engineers: UF-A Consultants; HVAC: VACC Technical Limited; Quantity Surveyors: DU-Frank & Partners; Developers: Lagos State Waterway Authority […]


Photo Update: Ajah Flyover Bridge

Last week Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode assured that the construction of Ajah Flyover would be completed by the end of May 2017. The long-awaited flyover is expected to alleviate chronic traffic issues seen in the area and stimulate further growth on the Lekki-Epe axis. The bridge was announced in a press release published in December […]


Consortium led by General Electric submits only bid for Nigeria’s rail concession

According to Reuters, a consortium led by General Electric submitted the only bid for a Nigerian railway concession project worth around $2 billion for two lines connecting northern cities to others in the south, a procurement process adviser said on Wednesday. The only bid, led by GE, was in partnership with Transnet of South Africa, Dutch-based […]


Infographic: Lagos State 2017 Budget Proposal To Focus on Infrastructure

The Lagos State Governor presented the Year 2017 Budget proposal of ₦813bn to the House of Assembly at the end of November 2016. The Governor christened the 2017 budget as “The Golden Jubilee Budget” as it coincides with the State’s 50th Anniversary. He explained it would focus on physical infrastructure, while social sectors especially health, […]


Video: Lagos State’s Plan for 3 Roundabouts on the Lekki-Epe Expressway

In August 2016, the Lagos State Government explained that the 4th (Ikate/Elegushi), 5th (Jakande) and 8th (VGC) roundabouts would be removed in a bid to decongest chronic traffic typically seen on the Lekki-Epe Express way. Once removed, the plan is to replace the large roundabouts with traffic lights, expanded roads, dedicated turning lanes as well as […]


Lagos State Promises Completion of Lagos-Badagry Expressway project by 2019

The Lagos State Government (LASG) has assured that the ongoing Lagos-Badagry Expressway Expansion project will be completed before the end of 2019. The project includes a 10-lane road expansion with a provision for rail. Speaking on this, Governor Ambode explained that despite it being awarded to Okokomaiko, the LASG was almost at financial close to give it to a concessionaire […]


Africa’s First Modern Electrified Railway from Ethiopia to Djibouti Opens

Africa’s first modern electrified railway was launched on Wednesday October 5, 2016 in a grand inauguration ceremony in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The rail lines connecting the capitals of Ethiopia and Djibouti are about 752.7km long, moving at a speed of approximately 120km/h. It is was constructed by China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation and the Chinese Railway Group with […]


Chinese Railway Company to build $1.85bn Railway in Kano

The Chinese Railway Construction Corporation (CRCC) has stated that they have received a provisional letter approving their bid to build a 4 line light Rail system in Kano state in the Northwest area of Nigeria. The project is said to cost about $1.851bn (N589.5bn) while the rail line is expected to cover a distance of 74.3 kilometres carrying a train travelling […]


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