Lagos traffic worsens with school reopening
The Lagos nightmare, traffic, was on full parade in most parts of the state yesterday morning. At every major artery – Ikotun, Isolo, Okota, Ikeja Along, Iyana Ipaja, Lekki
Electricity: Ojota community protests ‘crazy’ bills, disconnections
The Association of Ojota Community Development Areas (CDAs) on Sunday staged a peaceful protest against estimated bills and disconnections by the Ikeja Electricity Distribution Company (IKEDC).
Lagos State announces diversion of traffic over Ojota-Ikorodu interchange sections
The Lagos State Government has announced a traffic diversion on the Ojota axis of Lagos-Ikorodu Road to enable reconstruction works along the corridor for the next four weeks, effective from 6.00 am on Saturday, 28th August, to Friday, 25th September 2020. According to a statement issued by the Honourable Commissioner for Transportation, Dr. Frederic Oladeinde,…
FG reaffirms November delivery date of N73bn Apapa-Oworonshoki expressway project
The Federal Controller of Work in Lagos, Mr Kayode Popoola, has reaffirmed the Federal Government’s commitment to delivering the Apapa/Oshodi/Ojota/Oworonshoki Expressway
Electric pole, cable gut fire under Lagos bridge
The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) says a detached Power Holding Company of Nigeria electrical cable on Sunday resulted in fire under the Odo-Iya Alaro Bridge inward Ojota.
Sanwo-Olu declares emergency on Lagos roads, as rehabilitation begins Monday
Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu has declared a state of emergency on Lagos bad roads and ordered massive repair work on critical highways across the state, beginning from Monday, Oct. 14.
NURTW chieftain killed in Ojota crisis
The brewing tension and crisis in the Lagos State chapter of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) escalated with a bloody clash...
Lagos streets, residents remain calm for general elections
The metropolitan areas of Lagos State on Friday became serene and calm, as many residents began their build-up to Saturday’s general elections, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. A popular known as “Ikorodu Road ” became free as the heavy duty trucks that usually plied the road and caused gridlock were absent. NAN reports…
Thick smoke as another fire at Olusosun dumpsite envelopes Ojota
One month after the fire incident at the Olusosun dumpsite in Ojota, Lagos State, another fire broke out at the dumpsite yesterday affecting some vehicles and property in the area. The fresh inferno has left residents in deep panic.
Ambode shuts Ojota dumpsite, cites health concern
Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode has explained that the Olusosun dumpsite in Ojota was shut because the location posed a health risk to residents of the area. Ambode spoke on Friday while addressing scavengers and other workers following a recent fire outbreak at the site. He said besides the negative health implication, the dump was…