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Lagos-Ibadan Expressway: Gridlock worsens amid road work suspension (Punch) The gridlock at the Longbridge, Ogun State end of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway caused by the reconstruction of the road, has worsened despite the company handling the project, Julius Berger Nigeria Limited,…

3 die, 9 injured in Lagos-Ibadan expressway accident

Three persons died on Saturday while nine others sustained injuries in an accident involving a Nissan car and a Toyota Sienna at Fidiwo bridge on Lagos-Ibadan expressway. Mr Ahmed Umar, the Sector Commander, FRSC in Ogun, confirmed the incident to…

Police in Ogun reassure motorists of safety on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

The Police Command in Ogun, has reassured motorists that the command would not leave any stone unturned to ensure their safety on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway. The Command’s spokesman, SP Abimbola Oyeyemi, gave the assurance in an interview with the News Agency…

Police begin prosecution of motorists driving against traffic on Lagos-Ibadan expressway

The Ogun State Police Command said it would commence the prosecution of motorists driving against traffic on major roads in the state, especially the Lagos-Ibadan expressway. The command said it was worried about recent accidents on highways in Ogun. SP…

3 die on Lagos-Ibadan expressway – FRSC

Three persons died and three others severely injured in a lone road accident on Lagos-Ibadan expressway. Mr Ahmed Umar, the Sector Commander of the FRSC in Ogun, confirmed this to newsmen on Monday in Abeokuta. Umar explained that the accident…

Another tanker explodes on Lagos-Ibadan expressway

Another tanker laden with fuel exploded on Thursday morning on the Lagos-Ibadan expressway. The explosion, which occurred at Araromi Town before the Interchange, is causing traffic gridlock. Some motorists close to the scene, it was learnt, have scampered to safety.…

Why Lagos-Ibadan expressway is suffering delay – Fashola

The Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola says the Lagos-Ibadan expressway is suffering delay because of the drainage channel being constructed across the road by the Oyo State Government in its Ibadan axis. The minister disclosed this on Wednesday…

FG to complete Lagos-Ibadan Expressway December 2022

The Director, South-West, Federal Ministry of Works and Housing, Adedamola Kuti, has said that both inward and outward sections of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway will be completed on or before December 2022. The PUNCH in August reported the challenges travellers encounter…

Flooded Lagos-Ibadan Expressway worsens gridlock

The secretariat area of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, was on Monday flooded, thereby worsening the existing traffic on the expressway in Lagos. The gridlock spanned the flooded secretariat area to the Long Bridge area of the expressway. Our correspondent, who passed…

Trailer falls on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, worsens traffic

A trailer has fallen on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, and has worsened the recent traffic situation on the road. Our correspondent saw, Tuesday morning, that the trailer was in a tumbled position on the Kara bridge. A team of the Federal…

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