No fewer than four persons were confirmed dead while four others sustained injuries in a lone accident around Pipeline Junction, Ogere, Ogun, on Lagos-Ibadan expressway. Mr Babatunde Akinbiyi, the Spokesperson for Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps (TRACE), confirmed the incident to the...
Chairman of Bi-Courtney Construction Company, Wale Babalakin, is not a fan of former president Goodluck Jonathan and the government he ran between 2010 and 2015. Not only was the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway project which was awarded to Bi-Courtney revoked by the government in 2012,
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The Ohaneze Ndigbo has accused President Muhammadu Buhari of reserving the Second Niger Bridge for campaign ahead of the 2019 election. Speaking to Punch through its National Publicity Secretary, Uche Achi-Okpaga, the group said the Federal Government should have included the Lagos-Ibadan...
Not less than 31 persons have died in a ghastly motor accident that occurred along the Lagos-Ibadan expressway around 8.30pm on Thursday.
The accident, which occurred around Elelubo area in Oluyole local council of Oyo State, involved two 18-passenger buses. One was said to be coming from Lagos...
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Senate President, Bukola Saraki on Tuesday explained reasons for the slashing of the Lagos-Ibadan highway budget.
Saraki told newsme in Abuja that there was the need to allow private sector participation in a road as important as the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway.
“Government alone cannot reduce...
There is a major gridlock on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway on both sides around Magboro/Mountain of Fire and Miracles axis.
This was confirmed Wednesday morning by the Federal Road Safety Corps in a traffic advisory sent out by its spokesperson, Commander Bisi Kazeem.
According to Kazeem, the...
Commuters are still stranded on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway after the multiple accidents that occurred Wednesday morning.
The accidents occurred after the Magboro Bridge on the expressway, outward Lagos.
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Black friday in Owode area of Ikorodu Road in Lagos as three persons were said to have died on while 48 others were rescued as a luxury bus loaded with passengers plunged into the lagoon.
The ill-fated bus which belonged to GUO Transport Company was said to be coming into Lagos from Enugu when...
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The Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC), Ogun Sector Command, said on Monday that it had embarked on 24 hours Special Patrol of the Lagos/Ibadan Expressway to reduce traffic congestion during the festive season.
The Sector Commander of the commission, Mr Clement Oladele, told the News...
Mr Kayode Ibrahim, the engineer supervising section one of Lagos-Ibadan Expressway reconstruction/rehabilitation contract, by the Federal Ministry of Power, Works and Housing, said that the project was 32 per cent completed.
Ibrahim told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday that work...
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has advised motorists plying Lagos-Ibadan Expressway to take alternative routes as two trucks have broken down on the long bridge causing serious gridlock.
Mr Clement Oladele, the Sector Commander, FRSC in Ogun, disclosed this to News Agency of Nigeria...
The Federal Road Safety Commission has quashed viral reports that the Lagos-Ibadan expressway has been totally closed by authorities.
This is according to a statement released by Mr Bisi Kazeem, FRSC Head Media and Strategy on Saturday.
“Contrary to the wide held belief among the public that...
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) Sector Commander in Ogun, Mr Clement Oladele has said that Julius Berger Nigeria Plc, will temporarily close a section of the Ibadan/Lagos corridor by Sagamu Interchange to effect repair.
Oladele disclosed this on Thursday in Abeokuta.
He said that...
The construction company rehabilitating the Lagos-Ibadan expressway, Julius Berger, has stated that traffic gridlocks on the road won't subside till November, 2016.
According to Mr. Wolfgang Loesser the Manager, West Division of the firm, said the rehabilitation exercise, particularly the 5km...
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A gang of dare-devil armed robbers have been reportedly operating on the Lagos -Ibadan express way for about a week now.
According to a facebook post from Felix Bakare, the armed bandits laid siege on both sides of the expressway at about 1:00pm yesterday, just after Ogere in Ogun State -...
No fewer than 30 male passengers died in an accident that occurred along the Adeosun area of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway on Sunday after a trailer conveying them tumbled down the road.
Over 50 other people sustained varying degrees of injuries in the crash, while two rams were killed.
A representative of the Federal Ministry of Works, Nelson Olubakinde explained that the construction company, Reynolds Construction Company (RCC) is facing challenges of finance, irregular climate condition, especially rain, and impatience on the part of road users often resulting in accidents...