Explosion: NNPC commiserates with Lagos, victims

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. The Group Managing Director of the NNPC,…

Tanker explosion on Otedola Bridge in Lagos

A fuel tanker has reportedly exploded on Otedola Bridge, near Berger in Lagos on Saturday morning. According to Tribune, though the explosion is yet to be confirmed by official sources, residents in the area have given eye witness reports. The…

*One dead, two injured as tanker rams into car, bus on Lagos bridge (Guardian) *Pen-Cinema Bridge Will Soon Be Completed- Hamzat (Independent)

One dead, two injured as tanker rams into car, bus on Lagos bridge (Guardian) AN accident on the Otedola bridge, Lagos State, yesterday claimed the life of an unidentified woman. A tanker loaded with petrol on Thursday rammed into a…

*Lagos vigilante shoots passerby dead (Punch) *Two die as truck collides with SUV in Lagos (DailyTrust)

  Lagos vigilante shoots passerby dead (Punch) The police in Lagos have arrested a local security guard, Sikiru Omotayo, for allegedly shooting dead a passerby he suspected to be a thief. Omotayo, who was said to be one of the…

*One dies in multiple accidents on Otedola Bridge —FRSC (Punch) *66% of Lagosians cannot afford basic healthcare – Commissioner (Vanguard)

One dies in multiple accidents on Otedola Bridge —FRSC (Punch) The Federal Road Safety Corps on Wednesday said that one person died in the multiple accidents that happened on Otedola Bridge in Lagos. Speaking with our correspondent, Assistant Corp Commander,…

*Commuters groan as fallen tanker grounds Otedola bridge (Punch)*Lagos partners Uber on marine transportation (NewTelegraph)

Commuters groan as fallen tanker grounds Otedola bridge (Punch) A number of commuters and motorists were trapped in gridlock for hours on Saturday after a 33,000-litre tanker laden with fuel fell on Otedola Bridge, outward Berger, Lagos State, and spilled…

Otedola Bridge Fire: Suspect traced to Kano (Independent)

Lagos State Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Mr. Adeniji Kazeem (SAN), has disclosed that the police had traced to Kano, the owner of a petrol tanker that exploded on June 27, 2018 on the Otedola Bridge in Lagos, killing 12…

Gridlock as fire guts Ogun mass transit bus on Otedola Bridge (Punch)

Tragedy was averted on Monday when a mass transit bus owned by the Ogun State Government burst into flames on the Otedola Bridge along the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway. The fire, which started around 11am, was said to have resulted from a…

Diesel-laden tanker falls on Otedola Bridge area (Punch)

Tragedy was averted on Monday after a diesel-laden tanker fell and spilled its content on the Otedola Bridge area on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway. Punch Metro learnt that the tanker fell inward Otedola Bridge, enroute Berger. It was gathered that officials…

We, the people, are our own problem-Lucia Edafioka

It’s been a week since that tragic fire accident at Otedola Bridge. I recently read a press release from Lagos state government saying they are actively trying to find families of those burnt in the fire through DNA tests etc.…

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