Monday, 2nd October 2023

Second Niger Bridge

3 Aug
The National President of Heavy Duty Drivers Association, Mr Uchenna Nebuwa says members of the association and other drivers no longer use the second Niger Bridge because of security concerns. Nebuwa told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday in Onitsha that criminals have taken over the route, including Obosi-Owerri axis of the road.…
1 Aug
The Federal Government has warned that vandalisation and theft of fittings, if unchecked, might render the Second Niger Bridge unmotorable. The government subsequently called on security agencies to intensify surveillance on the infrastructure to curtail destructive activities of miscreants.
13 Jul
Thieves have vandalised the median walkway in the Onitsha, Anambra State section of the newly inaugurated Second Niger Bridge, stealing the metal plate in the middle of the walkway and expansion joint in the process.
23 May
President Muhammadu Buhari has declared that making infrastructure development a key point of focus in his administration was a deliberate action to create wealth and make poverty alleviation easier.
23 May
Travellers to Enugu, Owerri, Aba and other parts of the South East from Asaba, Delta State, will experience some traffic relief from today as President Muhammadu Buhari commissions the Second Niger Bridge and its access roads.
17 May
The Federal Government on Wednesday said that work on the Second Niger Bridge is completed and now ready for commissioning.
16 May
As President Muhammadu Buhari gets ready to inaugurate the multi-billion naira Second Niger Bridge, connecting South South and South East zones, this week, the original access road/bypass route from Asaba, the Delta State capital, to Onitsha, in Anambra State, has been suspended due to paucity of funds and need to put the bridge to use.
27 Apr
The Federal Government, yesterday, gave indications that the Second Niger Bridge project is fully completed and set to be handed over to end users by May 15.
24 Dec 2022
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) says the temporary opening of the Second Niger Bridge to the motoring public has reduced burden on the old bridge by more than 40 per cent. Mr Adeoye Irelewuyi, Sector Commander of FRSC in Anambra said this in Awka on Saturday. Irelewuyi said the decision of the Federal Government…
17 Dec 2022
Apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has applauded President Muhammadu Buhari for keeping to his promise on the completion of the Second Niger Bridge before the expiration of his tenure.
15 Dec 2022
Ahead of today’s temporary opening of the Second Niger Bridge to traffic, the Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, accompanied by the Delta State Commissioner for Works (Highways and Urban), Noel Omodon; acting Controller of Works, Federal Ministry of Works and Housing and Resident Engineer for the project, Oluwaseyi Martins; Delta State Sector Commander…
13 Dec 2022
Following planned temporary opening of Second Niger Bridge from December 15, 2022 to January 15, 2023, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), yesterday, said the bridge would only opened for vehicles coming from the East to West.


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