*Again, fire guts vehicle on Third Mainland Bridge (Vanguard)*10-year-old raped, killed in Lagos, comedienne Princess alleges (Punch)

Again, fire guts vehicle on Third Mainland Bridge (Vanguard) Barely 24 hours after seven passengers were burnt to death in the Iyana-Oworo area of Lagos, another bus reportedly went up in flames on the Third Mainland Bridge. The incident occurred…

Nollywood actress Yvonne Jegede escapes robbery attempt

Nigerian actress, Yvonne Jegede, has narrated how she escaped a robbery attempt on the Third Mainland Bridge in Lagos on Thursday night. The actress narrating her ordeal in a tweet on Friday morning noted that was almost robbed at about…

One chance could be your last chance

Pondering on passengers’ safety while commuting on Lagos roads Lagos will show you. In more ways than one, you will experience the city and all it has to offer, both the good and bad. And so it was, many years…

Third mainland bridge safe, intact, says FG

Contrary to viral claims that the Third Mainland Bridge in Lagos has “opened up” and “shaking” and, therefore, unsafe to traffic, the federal government (FG) on Tuesday, certified the bridge safe and intact. It described the claim as false and…

With depleting Lagos ambulance points, vehicles, accident victims now at higher risk

Lagos State government’s desire to provide adequate facilities and care for its ever-increasing population and visitors, led to the establishment of the Ambulance Stations in 2011. Located in strategic points across the Lagos metropolis, these points served as temporary sites…

*2 men sentenced to death for armed robbery in Lagos (Punch)*Oworonshoki-bound lane of Third Mainland Bridge closes weekend (Guardian)

2 men sentenced to death for armed robbery in Lagos (Punch) A Lagos State High Court in Ikeja has sentenced two men, Moshood Ogunshola and Wasiu Lekan, to death by hanging. The convicts were arraigned before Justice S.S. Ogunsanya on…

*Third Mainland Bridge reopens Monday, says Lagos govt (Nation)*One killed, scores injured as Lagos Island area boys clash (Tribune)

Third Mainland Bridge reopens Monday, says Lagos govt (Nation) The Third Mainland Bridge, which was scheduled to open on Tuesday, will open today, the Lagos State government has said. This followed the completion of the work on the three expansion…

Rehabilitation: FG to shut 3rd Mainland Bridge for 3 days

The federal government has announced plans for the total shutdown of the Third Mainland Bridge for three days to allow for ongoing rehabilitation works on the bridge. Federal Controller of Works in Lagos, Mr Olukayode Popoola who announced this, Wednesday,…

No Valentine’s Day this year: 3rd Mainland Bridge to open February 15 – Fashola

The Minister of Works and Housing Babatunde Fashola has said the Third Mainland Bridge will be fully reopened to traffic by February 15. He made this known Thursday during an inspection of construction work on major roads and bridges in…

*Lagos shifts diversion point on Third Mainland Bridge (Punch)*Olanrewaju, Agbaje advise Sanwo-Olu on selection of LASU VC (Guardian)

Lagos shifts diversion point on Third Mainland Bridge (Punch) The Lagos State Government has announced a shift of the current diversion point on the Third Mainland bridge to a closer position for traffic coming from Iyana Oworosoki going to Adekunle…

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