Third Mainland Bridge
Buhari’s campaign: Lagos restricts traffic in 18 routes
Ahead of President Muhammadu Buhari’s campaign tour to Lagos State on Saturday, the state government on Wednesday announced traffic restrictions and diversion on some routes in the state. Mr Demola Seriki, the Chairman, Transport Committee on APC Presidential Campaign, said at a news conference in Alausa, that all hands were on deck to ensure free…
Fayose sustains injury in multiple accident on Third Mainland Bridge
Immediate past governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose on Wednesday afternoon sustained injuries after his G-Wagon Benz with registration ...
Several feared dead as commercial bus flips on Third Mainland Bridge
Several people are feared dead as a commercial bus overturned on the Third Mainland Bridge around Oworo area of Lagos state. According to a source that spoke with The Guardian, the cause of the accident is yet unknown. Fatalities could also not be ascertained as at report time. Details later.
Journalist commits suicide, jumps from third mainland bridge
An unidentified journalist who works with the Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria (FRCN) has committed suicide. He jumped into the Lagoon from the Third mainland bridge on Friday in Lagos. The deceased journalist pretended that he wanted to urinate after he alighted from a commercial bus conveying him and some of his colleagues to work…
The filthy Lagos that we love
Lagos, that great city which Nigerians love and are awed about, stinks. It stinks from filth. I don’t mean this in any figurative sense. The city of Lagos literally and practically stinks of filth, accumulated and daily droppings. There is a permanent foul odour in most parts of the city. It is the smell of…
Tanker drivers commend government for improving road infrastructure
The Petrol Tanker Drivers (PTD) branch of the Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG), has commended the Minister of Works, Power, and Housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola, on improvement in infrastructure development across the country. They attested that effort put in is a sheer demonstration of the Ministry’s commitment, determination, vision, foresight, and…
That closure of Third Mainland Bridge
The plan to close the ever busy Third Mainland Bridge in Lagos, once again, from August 23-26, 2018, portended great suffering for the people. Managing vehicular traffic in the mega-city has become a herculean problem with no solution in sight. We are confronted with a picture comparable to packing thousands of people in small room…
‘FG living in denial of wobbly infrastructural policy on Lagos’
The latest closure and re-opening of the popular Third Mainland Bridge in Lagos has been generating reactions, with some observers describing the Federal Government’s investigative maintenance test as a denial of reality.
Third Mainland Bridge reopens at 5pm
The Lagos State Government has announced that the Third Mainland Bridge would be reopened by 5pm on Sunday, seven hours ahead of schedule. The decision to reopen the bridge ahead of the time earlier announced followed the completion of the test by engineers, Dr Taiwo Salaam, Lagos State Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Transportation said. The State…
Third Mainland closure
Far from promises by government that the closure of the Third Mainland Bridge would not result to hardship, commuters and motorists had hectic time adjusting to alternative routes.
Carter, Eko Bridges for integrity test after Third Mainland
The Lagos State Government has hinted that the other two bridges in the state- Carter and Eko-would also go through integrity tests after the evacuation of tankers on the roads in a few weeks time.
FRSC, LASTMA, lawmaker seek commuters’ cooperation on Third Mainland Bridge closure
Following the closure of the Third Mainland Bridge for repairs today, the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has urged motorists and commuters to comply with traffic rules to ensure free flow of traffic on the alternative routes.