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December 19, 2011

The party says such public-private partnerships are here to stay and must be encouraged

The Conference of Nigerian Political Parties (CNPP), Lagos Chapter, has endorsed the commencement of tolling on the Lekki-Epe Expressway.

The CNPP lauded the initiative as protests continued to trail the collection of tolls, which started on December 16.

Addressing journalists in Lagos, the state chairman of the CNPP, Akinola Obadia, said that the toll issue had become unduly politicised.

November 30, 2011

Sadly, the solutions to this national disgrace are not far-fetched, but implementation has always been the problem

It is often said that a journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step. It would be instructive to add that if that ‘journey’ is to be embarked along Lagos-Benin Expressway; it should start with a heart palpitation.

November 19, 2011

Senate committee chair says needs of Nigerians would be taken into consideration

The Chairman of the Senate Committee on Works, Ayogu Eze has disclosed that the Federal Government plans to reintroduce toll plazas on highways in the country.

Speaking on Friday in Abuja, Eze said the needs of Nigerians would be given priority and the return of the toll plazas would follow careful, sufficient and adequate planning.

“The idea of the return of tollgates is not something that will be done immediately without minding the state of the roads and the needs of the people,” he said.

November 15, 2011

The state governor said it was time for the concession company to start the process of recouping its investment

The Lagos State Governor, Babatunde Fashola has directed the Lekki Concession Company to announce the date on which it will start collecting toll fee on the Lekki-Epe expressway.

The Governor made this announcement, on Monday, during the Y2012 budget presentation ceremony at the Lagos State House of Assembly.