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Re: Update On The Lagos Light Rail, Eko Bridge Axis - Photos by couragemurphy(m): 2:17pm On Mar 13
Lagos state, the working state......

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Re: Update On The Lagos Light Rail, Eko Bridge Axis - Photos by mokrak(m): 2:26pm On Mar 13
three:
Sad

Besides taking an inordinate amount of time to complete, detailed comparison below shows that the cost of the Lagos Blue Line Project was misrepresented to the Public as $1.2Billion when the actual cost was RMB 1.2Billion (equivalent to $181m).

The contractor provided this figure in their 2010 annual report.

Where did 1 Billion Dollars go?

[meanwhile if you'd like to prove further Google Section CTW400 of the Saudi Arabia North-South (RMB 1Billion) and the Hong-Kong section of the Gwangzhou-Shenzen-Hong-Kong Railway (RMB 1.17Billion) to compare what physical value these countries got for their money!]

Lagos is being RAPED!



Mehn God will bless you. Lagosians and Nigerians in general deserve the leaders they get. Imagine someone was saying it was because of politics the project was stalled when it was just basic stealing that hampered the project.sanwo-olu will not touch that project at all

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Re: Update On The Lagos Light Rail, Eko Bridge Axis - Photos by emperorblog21(m): 2:30pm On Mar 13
Ambode and his god father tinubu should br held responsible for dis
Re: Update On The Lagos Light Rail, Eko Bridge Axis - Photos by winterfell007(m): 2:32pm On Mar 13
olujastro:
This is one project that is dear to my heart but has been bedeviled by Nigerian bad belle politics. cry
If I remember correctly, the design was released in 2009 and construction started in 2010 through a World Bank loan. Julius Berger was to build the road while CCECC the rail.
Yaradua approved the first tranch of the loan as president.
Jonathan was the first problem this project encountered. He denied Lagos approval for the 2nd tranch of the loan for Fashola to continue with this project simply due to political party differences. How stupid!
Fashola had to drop Berger and allow CCECC to continue through little funding from Lagos' overcrowded budget. The entire work slowed down due to low funding.
Ambode was the second problem this project encountered. Buhari came in and approved the loan for him to continue the project. Sadly, Ambode had his own stupid ideas.
Instead of completing what he met, he decided to start his own projects that were of less importance to this, simply due to unnecessary political beef with Fashola for not supporting him to get the APC ticket.
Next thing we heard from Ambode was... The project will be completed in 2022. Like what!
That's when I finally concluded that Ambode has to go as we don't need political bickering from the same party in Lagos.
This time, I strongly believe that Sanwo-Olu will do the needful and give us a befitting metro and highway.

Guy don't be such a bloody liar. GEJ never denied you guys for sourcing loans from the World Bank, in fact the then Minister, Okonjo Iweala even decided to assume the responsibility of paying the loans Fashola sought, she even approved the grants of 200, million dollars that Fashola used to construct the Ikorodu expressway.
So nigga to don't lie to defame someone's character. Here's the link to bust your lies:

https://www.google.com.ng/url?sa=t&source=web&rct=j&url=https://www.pmnewsnigeria.com/2014/06/04/fg-approves-n40bn-loan-for-lagos-state-govt/&ved=2ahUKEwia_fDnnP_gAhVKRRUIHTrgDMcQFjAEegQIBxAB&usg=AOvVaw1NKm2AcrO6J_SrNWpc3NOa&cshid=1552483843689

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Re: Update On The Lagos Light Rail, Eko Bridge Axis - Photos by winterfell007(m): 2:37pm On Mar 13
oakslid:
Abeg, make una remind me which Governor go buy coach for Canada?........
The governor that borrowed over $700 million dollars with nothing to show for it, despite the huge IGR of the state. Now the state is nearing a debt profile of $2billion and yet, still looks like a glorified village. When people say Lagos is working, i just laugh at their gullibility. We have the Rich man's Lagos which is private sector-driven and the shouting Lagos.

Don't forget LASG got refunds for federal road projects carried out. I wait the day, the LASG financial books will be audited.

Don't mind those liars. The Jonathan they condemned the one whose administration assumed the cost of repayment for the loan they sought from World Bank.
They'll be throwing up lies up and down. Thank God the internet never forgets

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Re: Update On The Lagos Light Rail, Eko Bridge Axis - Photos by Olawalesmarter(m): 2:42pm On Mar 13
winterfell007:


Don't mind those liars. The Jonathan they condemned the one whose administration assumed the cost of repayment for the loan they sought from World Bank.
They'll be throwing up lies up and down. Thank God the internet never forgets

So Jonathan now is a Saint? A man that was funding Militant Groups in Nigeria? Nigeria almost turn to Somalia
Re: Update On The Lagos Light Rail, Eko Bridge Axis - Photos by ushafe(m): 2:43pm On Mar 13
Amechi completed monorail that is more standard with very small amount of money in rivers
Re: Update On The Lagos Light Rail, Eko Bridge Axis - Photos by nwanneniiii: 2:44pm On Mar 13
coolestchris:
while our mates in UK are using speed trains, we are here boasting of this ancient artifacts..
Nigeria is really a blessed country
which one you don build?broke fool
Re: Update On The Lagos Light Rail, Eko Bridge Axis - Photos by nwanneniiii: 2:45pm On Mar 13
ushafe:
Amechi completed monorail that is more standard with very small amount of money in rivers
completed?are you mad?
Re: Update On The Lagos Light Rail, Eko Bridge Axis - Photos by winterfell007(m): 2:52pm On Mar 13
Olawalesmarter:


So Jonathan now is a Saint? A man that was funding Militant Groups in Nigeria? Nigeria almost turn to Somalia

Shebi I showed you a link of where FG under GEJ's administration approved the loan that LASG sought for? Those militant group were part of the 'Niger Delta Amnesty Programme' that GEJ's late boss, Yaradua funded. So my dear, find another lie to tell us with proof.
Re: Update On The Lagos Light Rail, Eko Bridge Axis - Photos by kmaster007: 3:01pm On Mar 13
and some mumu dey shout "o to ge Lagos," can dey find dis project in deir state
Re: Update On The Lagos Light Rail, Eko Bridge Axis - Photos by PrecisionFx(m): 3:04pm On Mar 13
StOla:


Even when his role played to stall the project has been clearly highlighted, and the timeline of the project start detailed, you still decided to try your luck with a foolish statement.

Hasn't Mambilla power plant been delayed by FG for decades?

Hasn't Ajaokuta steel mill been delayed by FG for decades?

Haven't second Niger bridge been delayed for decades?

Stop being foolish, Nigerian federal government are known to delay projects for several reasons, shortfall of finances being the major reason.

Lagos state IGR runs in hundreds of billions yearly, Its also higher than the IGR of 27 Nigerian states combined together, WHY DIDNT THE LAGOS STATE GOVERNMENT BUILD THR RAIL NY HERSELF

Pls grow up.

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Re: Update On The Lagos Light Rail, Eko Bridge Axis - Photos by bilulu(f): 3:06pm On Mar 13
olujastro:
This is one project that is dear to my heart but has been bedeviled by Nigerian bad belle politics. cry
If I remember correctly, the design was released in 2009 and construction started in 2010 through a World Bank loan. Julius Berger was to build the road while CCECC the rail.
Yaradua approved the first tranch of the loan as president.
Jonathan was the first problem this project encountered. He denied Lagos approval for the 2nd tranch of the loan for Fashola to continue with this project simply due to political party differences. How stupid!
Fashola had to drop Berger and allow CCECC to continue through little funding from Lagos' overcrowded budget. The entire work slowed down due to low funding.
Ambode was the second problem this project encountered. Buhari came in and approved the loan for him to continue the project. Sadly, Ambode had his own stupid ideas.
Instead of completing what he met, he decided to start his own projects that were of less importance to this, simply due to unnecessary political beef with Fashola for not supporting him to get the APC ticket.
Next thing we heard from Ambode was... The project will be completed in 2022. Like what!
That's when I finally concluded that Ambode has to go as we don't need political bickering from the same party in Lagos.
This time, I strongly believe that Sanwo-Olu will do the needful and give us a befitting metro and highway.
Blaming others for your failure is a sign of failure itself. you guys should for once take responsibility for once. How much was budgeted for it compared to that of Ethiopia? Where did all that money go to? Channel your energy to those affecting your economy directly instead of pointing fingers at those who do not even no of your existence
Re: Update On The Lagos Light Rail, Eko Bridge Axis - Photos by uuzba(m): 3:08pm On Mar 13
AutoReportNG:
Whats your take?

See more photos here... Exclusive

https://www.autoreportng.com/2019/03/update-on-lagos-light-rail-eko-bridge.html
My take? The money we are spending to build this is too much.
I don't know the details of the financing. But it seems like one of those Chinese tricks. They use their money to build for you. Then you pay back later. By which time we are talking of slavery for generations unborn.

That their Great Wall in China that they built...they even plastered the slaves inside the blocks, build everything join. They are wicked people O. Na their tradition.
Re: Update On The Lagos Light Rail, Eko Bridge Axis - Photos by princetemitee(f): 3:09pm On Mar 13
Somebody make some noise grin
Re: Update On The Lagos Light Rail, Eko Bridge Axis - Photos by PrecisionFx(m): 3:10pm On Mar 13
olujastro:

The project can't be 20 years old. The author just exaggerated or is simply unaware.
I read Punch newspaper on the day the design was released by Fashola and it was on their front page. This was in 2009 thereabouts.
To prove to you and the author is wrong, 20yrs ago was 1999 and we were just transiting to democracy again.

The article clearly states 20 years, Now let's work with ur 10 years .

Fashola borrowed over 2 billion dollars as a governor m yet we can't see the money up till this day, WHY didn't Fashola build that bridge, or muat GEJ build it

Aren't there other rail projects GEJ did in Lagos/SW during his regime? Abeg shift one side abeg.
Re: Update On The Lagos Light Rail, Eko Bridge Axis - Photos by StOla: 3:10pm On Mar 13
PrecisionFx:


Hasn't Mambilla power plant been delayed by FG for decades?

Hasn't Ajaokuta steel mill been delayed by FG for decades?

Haven't second Niger bridge been delayed for decades?

Stop being foolish, Nigerian federal government are known to delay projects for several reasons, shortfall of finances being the major reason.

Lagos state IGR runs in hundreds of billions yearly, Its also higher than the IGR of 27 Nigerian states combined together, WHY DIDNT THE LAGOS STATE GOVERNMENT BUILD THR RAIL NY HERSELF

Pls grow up.

It is FG's business if they choose to delay federal projects forever. This was a state project for which financing had been sought by way of loans that required FG approval.

The role played by the Jonathan PDP regime to frustrate the loan facility was highlighted as a factual reason that plans and contracts already agreed, could not be effected. While Ambode's role in devoting funds to other projects of his own appeal was also mentioned.

You obviously read the report as detailed by the OP, and the opinions with facts expressed by others, but you did not comprehend it.

You just bumped into the thread to defend and lament without any basis.

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Re: Update On The Lagos Light Rail, Eko Bridge Axis - Photos by uuzba(m): 3:12pm On Mar 13
PrecisionFx:


Hasn't Mambilla power plant been delayed by FG for decades?

Hasn't Ajaokuta steel mill been delayed by FG for decades?

Haven't second Niger bridge been delayed for decades?

Stop being foolish, Nigerian federal government are known to delay projects for several reasons, shortfall of finances being the major reason.

Lagos state IGR runs in hundreds of billions yearly, Its also higher than the IGR of 27 Nigerian states combined together, WHY DIDNT THE LAGOS STATE GOVERNMENT BUILD THR RAIL NY HERSELF

Pls grow up.
If everybody enters train, what happens to agberos and their "Owo da?" on the road? No more IGR from them Na!. So rail is not really a priority in Lagos.
It is food people are looking for not solution to problems.
Re: Update On The Lagos Light Rail, Eko Bridge Axis - Photos by PrecisionFx(m): 3:12pm On Mar 13
StOla:


You obviously read the report as detailed by the OP, and the opinions with facts expressed by others, but you did not comprehend it.

You just bumped into the thread to defend and lament without any basis.

Ur post is unconnected with the matter in ground
Re: Update On The Lagos Light Rail, Eko Bridge Axis - Photos by uuzba(m): 3:19pm On Mar 13
coolestchris:
while our mates in UK are using speed trains, we are here boasting of this ancient artifacts..
Nigeria is really a blessed country
Stop all this generalised talk without proof.
I schooled in UK and used very nice trains daily. But i I tell you, none of my mates owned or built the train.
The Queen of England, and the prime ministers under her, Gordon Brown, David Cameron etc... None of them are my mates. Their railway system was set up since 1800, by my elders.
Re: Update On The Lagos Light Rail, Eko Bridge Axis - Photos by coolestchris: 3:22pm On Mar 13
uuzba:

Stop all this generalised talk without proof.
I schooled in UK and used very nice trains daily. But i I tell you, none of my mates owned or built the train.
The Queen of England, and the prime ministers under her, Gordon Brown, David Cameron etc... None of them are my mates. Their railway system was set up since 1800, by my elders.
u used very nice trains.. I like that word
Re: Update On The Lagos Light Rail, Eko Bridge Axis - Photos by david22uu(m): 3:24pm On Mar 13
olujastro:
This is one project that is dear to my heart but has been bedeviled by Nigerian bad belle politics. cry
If I remember correctly, the design was released in 2009 and construction started in 2010 through a World Bank loan. Julius Berger was to build the road while CCECC the rail.
Yaradua approved the first tranch of the loan as president.
Jonathan was the first problem this project encountered. He denied Lagos approval for the 2nd tranch of the loan for Fashola to continue with this project simply due to political party differences. How stupid!
Fashola had to drop Berger and allow CCECC to continue through little funding from Lagos' overcrowded budget. The entire work slowed down due to low funding.
Ambode was the second problem this project encountered. Buhari came in and approved the loan for him to continue the project. Sadly, Ambode had his own stupid ideas.
Instead of completing what he met, he decided to start his own projects that were of less importance to this, simply due to unnecessary political beef with Fashola for not supporting him to get the APC ticket.
Next thing we heard from Ambode was... The project will be completed in 2022. Like what!
That's when I finally concluded that Ambode has to go as we don't need political bickering from the same party in Lagos.
This time, I strongly believe that Sanwo-Olu will do the needful and give us a befitting metro and highway.

Please kindly confirm before you post

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Re: Update On The Lagos Light Rail, Eko Bridge Axis - Photos by kennyp2018: 3:42pm On Mar 13
From a layman's point of view
1. Lagos is surrounded by water hence you cannot compare the cost
2. The Ibadan rail line is all solid ground & rocks that were blasted making it easier to constuct
3. Look at the time frame, you would notice the almost 14years Lagos would take compared to the Ibadan rail line. DO you expect the same costs





three:
Sad

Besides taking an inordinate amount of time to complete, detailed comparison below shows that the cost of the Lagos Blue Line Project was misrepresented to the Public as $1.2Billion when the actual cost was RMB 1.2Billion (equivalent to $181m).

The contractor provided this figure in their 2010 annual report.

Where did 1 Billion Dollars go?

[meanwhile if you'd like to prove further Google Section CTW400 of the Saudi Arabia North-South (RMB 1Billion) and the Hong-Kong section of the Gwangzhou-Shenzen-Hong-Kong Railway (RMB 1.17Billion) to compare what physical value these countries got for their money!]

Lagos is being RAPED!

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Re: Update On The Lagos Light Rail, Eko Bridge Axis - Photos by ChiefVolt007: 3:47pm On Mar 13
2gbasky22:
everyone in Nigeria is corrupt

Some of us are only angry because we're not the one carrying out the main corruption
simple
Re: Update On The Lagos Light Rail, Eko Bridge Axis - Photos by winterfell007(m): 3:50pm On Mar 13
StOla:


It is FG's business if they choose to delay federal projects forever. This was a state project for which financing had been sought by way of loans that required FG approval.

The role played by the Jonathan PDP regime to frustrate the loan facility was highlighted as a factual reason that plans and contracts already agreed, could not be effected. While Ambode's role in devoting funds to other projects of his own appeal was also mentioned.

You obviously read the report as detailed by the OP, and the opinions with facts expressed by others, but you did not comprehend it.

You just bumped into the thread to defend and lament without any basis.

Jonathan never frustrated any loan. I thought you guys voted for Buhari. Why hasn't he secured any loan on LASG behalf to complete the Light rail project
Complete nicompoo like you. undecided embarassed angry angry angry
Re: Update On The Lagos Light Rail, Eko Bridge Axis - Photos by nograv: 3:56pm On Mar 13
Pointguardusa:
Good day people .

I am a student of Nnamdi Azikiwe University from Abuja . I am currently studying law but it has been a drag that even goes as far as affecting my mental health. I hate doing it and my dream is to play basketball professionally but my parents have kinda stood in the way. My play was to take the SATs and play college basketball but that's looking like a far cry.

I keep believing every day that something will change but right now it feels like my life should just end.
I need a place where I can perfect my skills(like an academy of some sort) until I go professional. I'm tired of not doing what I love. Pls can you be of help to me?

Study your book, build the next facebook and give up your foolish dreams of basketball...

I live in the west most black sportmen go broke within 5 years of retirement..

Money withourt education equals foolishness...

Nigerians/Africans and low hanging fruit... Mtchew..

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Re: Update On The Lagos Light Rail, Eko Bridge Axis - Photos by xandercage1: 3:58pm On Mar 13
olujastro:
This is one project that is dear to my heart but has been bedeviled by Nigerian bad belle politics. cry
If I remember correctly, the design was released in 2009 and construction started in 2010 through a World Bank loan. Julius Berger was to build the road while CCECC the rail.
Yaradua approved the first tranch of the loan as president.
Jonathan was the first problem this project encountered. He denied Lagos approval for the 2nd tranch of the loan for Fashola to continue with this project simply due to political party differences. How stupid!
Fashola had to drop Berger and allow CCECC to continue through little funding from Lagos' overcrowded budget. The entire work slowed down due to low funding.
Ambode was the second problem this project encountered. Buhari came in and approved the loan for him to continue the project. Sadly, Ambode had his own stupid ideas.
Instead of completing what he met, he decided to start his own projects that were of less importance to this, simply due to unnecessary political beef with Fashola for not supporting him to get the APC ticket.
Next thing we heard from Ambode was... The project will be completed in 2022. Like what!
That's when I finally concluded that Ambode has to go as we don't need political bickering from the same party in Lagos.
This time, I strongly believe that Sanwo-Olu will do the needful and give us a befitting metro and highway.
shut up u don't know anything

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Re: Update On The Lagos Light Rail, Eko Bridge Axis - Photos by otipoju(m): 4:02pm On Mar 13
Pointguardusa:
Good day people .

I am a student of Nnamdi Azikiwe University from Abuja . I am currently studying law but it has been a drag that even goes as far as affecting my mental health. I hate doing it and my dream is to play basketball professionally but my parents have kinda stood in the way. My play was to take the SATs and play college basketball but that's looking like a far cry.

I keep believing every day that something will change but right now it feels like my life should just end.
I need a place where I can perfect my skills(like an academy of some sort) until I go professional. I'm tired of not doing what I love. Pls can you be of help to me?

How old are you and how tall are you.
Re: Update On The Lagos Light Rail, Eko Bridge Axis - Photos by Weselion(m): 4:08pm On Mar 13
olujastro:

Jonathan was the first problem this project encountered. He denied Lagos approval for the 2nd tranch of the loan for Fashola to continue with this project simply due to political party differences. How stupid!
Fashola had to drop Berger and allow CCECC to continue through little funding from Lagos' overcrowded budget. The entire work slowed down due to low funding.
Ambode was the second problem this project encountered. Buhari came in and approved the loan for him to continue the project. Sadly, Ambode had his own stupid ideas.
Instead of completing what he met, he decided to start his own projects that were of less importance to this, simply due to unnecessary political beef with Fashola for not supporting him to get the APC ticket
.

You can imagine leaders that stop projects because of beef or different parties. We have a long way to go.

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Re: Update On The Lagos Light Rail, Eko Bridge Axis - Photos by 1zynnvn(m): 4:08pm On Mar 13
olujastro:
This is one project that is dear to my heart but has been bedeviled by Nigerian bad belle politics. cry
If I remember correctly, the design was released in 2009 and construction started in 2010 through a World Bank loan. Julius Berger was to build the road while CCECC the rail.
Yaradua approved the first tranch of the loan as president.
Jonathan was the first problem this project encountered. He denied Lagos approval for the 2nd tranch of the loan for Fashola to continue with this project simply due to political party differences. How stupid!
Fashola had to drop Berger and allow CCECC to continue through little funding from Lagos' overcrowded budget. The entire work slowed down due to low funding.
Ambode was the second problem this project encountered. Buhari came in and approved the loan for him to continue the project. Sadly, Ambode had his own stupid ideas.
Instead of completing what he met, he decided to start his own projects that were of less importance to this, simply due to unnecessary political beef with Fashola for not supporting him to get the APC ticket.
Next thing we heard from Ambode was... The project will be completed in 2022. Like what!
That's when I finally concluded that Ambode has to go as we don't need political bickering from the same party in Lagos.
This time, I strongly believe that Sanwo-Olu will do the needful and give us a befitting metro and highway.

A very beautiful story, I can wake up one afternoon and comeup with better stories.. Next time Use sources to backup your claims not just beer parlor stories.
Re: Update On The Lagos Light Rail, Eko Bridge Axis - Photos by bigtt76(f): 4:09pm On Mar 13
That's how that year they will finish work on the rail bridge, Lagos drivers would start diverting traffic on to that bridge when the rail coaches are not functional cheesy cheesy cheesy
Re: Update On The Lagos Light Rail, Eko Bridge Axis - Photos by PrecisionFx(m): 4:12pm On Mar 13
StOla:


It is FG's business if they choose to delay federal projects forever. This was a state project for which financing had been sought by way of loans that required FG approval.

The role played by the Jonathan PDP regime to frustrate the loan facility was highlighted as a factual reason that plans and contracts already agreed, could not be effected. While Ambode's role in devoting funds to other projects of his own appeal was also mentioned.

You obviously read the report as detailed by the OP, and the opinions with facts expressed by others, but you did not comprehend it.

You just bumped into the thread to defend and lament without any basis.

""You obviously read the report as detailed by the OP, and the opinions with facts expressed by others, but you did not comprehend it.""


Are u sure ur feeling fine?

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