Ijeododo residents urge Lagos government to stick to master plan in road construction
Forlorn residents of Ijeododo community in Iba Local Council Development Area (LCDA) on Tuesday besieged the Ijegun Bus Stop in their hundreds. It was not a protest march or agitation against bad roads and power outage; they had simply trooped out in their large numbers to receive the Lagos State government delegation from the Ministry…
Flooding: LASG to construct 19.39km Ijegun, Ijagemo Ijedodo link roads
The Lagos State Government has pledged its commitment to bringing succor to flood-prone communities of Ijegun, Ijagemo, and Ijedodo through the construction of 19.39-kilometer road network
Court remands welder over Lagos pipeline explosion
An Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos on Tuesday remanded a welder, Lanre Orebela, who allegedly caused the July 4 petroleum pipeline explosion in Ijegun area of the state.
The Ijegun oil pipeline disaster
The oil pipeline fire disaster that devastated parts of Ijegun in Lagos State in the early hours of July 4, once again, shows the level of negligence and low safety standards applied in the operation of the oil industry in the country.
Death toll in Nigeria petrol pipeline fire rises to 12
The death toll from a fuel pipeline blast in Nigeria's commercial hub Lagos has risen to 12, a senior official said, after ten victims died of their injuries from last week's explosion.
10 Ijegun pipeline fire victims die in hospital - Official
The Lagos State Government, said on Monday that 10 victims of the July 4 Ijegun pipeline explosion have died due to severe and high degree burns suffered from the inferno. The Permanent Secretary, state Ministry of Health, Dr Titilayo Goncalves, made this known on Monday in Lagos. Goncalves said that three of the victims died…
Residents bemoan carnage along winding Ikotun-Igando road
Residents of Ikotun-Igando Road in the Ikotun area of Lagos State are losing sleep over incessant auto crashes on the road. Constructed during the Bola Ahmed Tinubu-led administration, the over three-kilometre road has contributed immensely to opening up Akesan, Obadore, Ijegun and other communities around the Ikotun axis in the Ikotun/Igando Local Council Development Area…
Pipeline explosion: Buhari condoles with victims’ families
President Muhammadu Buhari has commiserated with families that lost their loved ones following a pipeline explosion that occurred at Ijegun, Lagos State, on Thursday. In a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina in Abuja on Friday, Buhari also condoled with people and government of Lagos State over the fire…
Ijegun pipeline fire put out after 17 hours, says NEMA
The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has confirmed that the Ijegun pipeline fire has been successfully quenched with the assistance of specially-trained safety firemen after 17 hours of tedious services. Mr Ibrahim Farinloye, South-West Coordinator of NEMA, gave the confirmation to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on phone on Thursday. NAN reports that the…
Lagos lists 87 roads for urgent repairs
Lagos State government has listed over 87 major roads in the state for immediate repairs. Special Adviser, Lagos State Public Works Corporation and Drainage, Temidayo Erinle, stated yesterday that Governor Akinwunmi Ambode had directed the corporation to commence immediate rehabilitation of critical roads across the state. He stressed that the roads mapped out for repair…