Death toll from Lagos-Ibadan expressway crash rises to 13

Four more persons have died from the accident involving two vehicles on the Lagos-Ibadan expressway on Wednesday. The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Ogun confirmed that the latest number brings to 13 the number of people who died in…

*FG to close Third Mainland Bridge, Lagos-Ibadan Expressway*COVID-19 Spike: Sanwo-Olu tasks CDAs on fight against virus in grassroots (Vanguard)

FG to close Third Mainland Bridge, Lagos-Ibadan Expressway after Christmas (Punch) The Federal Controller of Works Lagos, Mr Olukayode Popoola on Tuesday announced a 72-hour total closure of the Third Mainland Bridge to cast concrete on the expansion joints. Popoola…

*Businessman arraigned for alleged N25m fraud (Punch)*Succour for travellers as Lagos-Ibadan highway gets ‘dedicated’ funding (Nation)

Businessman arraigned for alleged N25m fraud (Punch) A businessman, Kelechi Mbagwu, has been arraigned before the Lagos State Special Offences Court for N25m fraud. Mbagwu was arraigned alongside his company, CMB Building Maintenance and Investment Limited, on three counts bordering…

*Tanker explodes on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, FRSC sues for caution (Nation)*Girl shoots boyfriend to death testing local charm efficacy (Nation)

Tanker explodes on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, FRSC sues for caution (Nation) Traffic has been brought to a halt on the Magboro Bridge, along Lagos-Ibadan Expressway after a petrol tanker explosion early Wednesday morning. The tanker which was outbound Lagos, was said…

Roadway Construction Etiquette – The Lagos-Ibadan Expressway example – Gbenga Onabanjo

It was big relief to witness the commencement of rehabilitation and construction works on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway after a long-drawn tussle between Bi-Courtney Ltd, which was commissioned to Build, Operate and Transfer the 100-kilometre road by the Obasanjo/Jonathan administrations. Works…

Gridlock: Fashola orders trailers to vacate Ogere on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

The Minister of Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, on Saturday directed trailers parking indiscriminately at Ogere section of the Lagos-Ibadan expressway to immediately vacate the area to give way for ongoing construction works. Fashola, who undertook an inspection of…

*IGP announces new squad “SWAT” to replace SARS (Guardian)*Sanwo-Olu in Aso Rock to see Buhari over #ENDSARS (DailyTrust)

IGP announces new squad “SWAT” to replace SARS (Guardian) Nigeria’s head of police Mohammad Adamu has established a new Special Weapons And Tactics (SWAT) squad to “fill the gaps” left by the notorious police unit Federal Special Anti-robbery squad(FSARS). “The…

One dead, two injured in Lagos-Ibadan Expressway crash

One person died, while two others sustained varying degrees of injury in a crash that occurred around the Isara Bridge on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, Remo-North Local Government Area of Ogun State, on Thursday. It was gathered that a Ford bus…

*Lagos to open new isolation centres (DailyTrust) *Vehicles crush homeless man, pedestrian to death in Lagos (Punch)

Lagos to open new isolation centres (DailyTrust)  The Lagos State government has disclosed that two new isolation facilities in Yaba and Ikeja would be completed and opened next week for the management of COVID-19 patients in the state. Despite the…

FG shuts Kara bridge along Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

Sequel to a tanker accident that claimed two lives on Kara bridge, Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, on Sunday, the Federal Ministry of Works has said the road will be shut for integrity tests. A letter addressed to the Lagos State Government and…

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