Gridlock as fire razes shops under Apongbon bridge in Lagos

Fire on Wednesday gutted shops under the Apongbon section of the Eko Bridge in Lagos State. The fire incident caused gridlock and crippled commercial activities around the Lagos Island area of the state. Though the cause of the fire incident…

FG reopens Eko Bridge, begins repair of Airport flyover

The federal government has announced the reopening of Eko Bridge, which had been under repairs, to traffic on Friday, August 13. The Federal Controller of Works in Lagos, Olukayode Popoola, in a statement on Thursday night, said the 10-week rehabilitation…

Lagos: Public utilities, security and the environment – Gbenga Onabanjo

HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVES Lagos State was created in 1967 under the leadership of General Yakubu Gowon. At that time, it was the smallest of the 12 states that were created in terms of geographical land size. It had a population of…

FG reopens Eko Bridge, Marine Bridge Monday

The Federal Government has approved the reopening of the Marine Beach Bridge and the Eko Bridge in Lagos State. The government had shut the Eko Bridge and Marine Beach Bridge in March and May respectively for repairs while declaring it…

*Explosion: NNPC commiserates with Lagos, victims (Punch)*Sanwo-Olu visits widow of man killed in Surulere #EndSARS protest (Guardian)

Explosion: NNPC commiserates with Lagos, victims (Punch) The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation has commiserated with the Lagos State Government and victims of the tanker explosion which occurred on the Otedola Bridge in the early hours of Saturday, Oct. 17, 2020.…

*UNILAG ASUU passes vote of no confidence in pro-chancellor (Punch) *Lagos State announces alternative routes as Eko Bridge is closed for repair works (Guardian)

UNILAG ASUU passes vote of no confidence in pro-chancellor (Punch) The Academic Staff Union of Universities has passed a vote of no confidence in the Pro-Chancellor and Chairman of the Governing Council, Dr Wale Babalakin. The ASUU Chairman, Dr Dele…

LASG, FG close Eko Bridge for maintenance work

Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Wednesday disclosed that parts of Eko bridge closed in the early hours of the day was for safety of the residents and motorists who use the bridge as well as to pave the way…

Tankers on Lagos Bridges: How soon before disaster strikes (Video)

If you live in Lagos and commute via Ikorodu road and Western Avenue, you will be aware of the tanker vehicles that stretch from Jibowu all the way to just before Apongbon. The tankers are sitting on bridges. Now, when…

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