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Nigerian government to resume Third Mainland Bridge repairs

The Federal Controller of Works in Lagos, Olukayode Popoola, on Monday said consultations were on for another phase of repair works to begin on the Third Mainland Bridge.
The ministry of power works and hosing has asked Nigerians to be rest assured that the third mainland bridge in Lagos poses no danger to users.

Third Mainland Bridge may face closure as government plans to resume repairs

The Federal Controller of Works in Lagos, Mr Olukayode Popoola, on Monday said consultations were on for another phase of repair works to begin on the Third Mainland Bridge.

NSIA posts N36 billion profit in 2019

The Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA) recorded a profit of about N36.15 billion from its investments in the 2019 financial year but fears worse returns this year due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on its markets.
The Federal Controller of Works in Lagos State, Mr Adedamola Kuti, has said construction work has resumed on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, adding that traffic diversion for work to continue on the Kara bridge section would begin before weekend.

Nigerian government certifies Kara bridge safe, tasks motorists on good driving

The Federal Controller of Works in Lagos, Mr Olukayode Popoola, says the Kara bridge on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway is safe for use.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police arrest northern youths at Lagos border

A truckload of northerners has been arrested by the police at the Kara end of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway.

FRSC: One burnt, 2 injured in Lagos tanker explosion

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) says rescue operations have so far recovered a burnt body beyond recognition at the scene of Sunday’s explosion, involving four vehicles along Lagos-Ibadan Expressway.

Tankers explosions: FRSC diverts traffic on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has announced diversion of traffic on Lagos–Ibadan Expressway, following an explosion involving four trailers on Sunday morning at Kara Bridge.
Operatives of the Ogun State Command of the Nigeria Police have arrested a 56-year-old man, Jafaru Ismaila for impersonating a police officer, in order to steal a motorcycle.

Man arrested for impersonation, stealing of motorcycle

Operatives of the Ogun State Command of the Nigeria Police have arrested a 56-year-old man, Jafaru Ismaila, for impersonating a police officer, in order to steal a motorcycle.
Sanwo-Olu flagged off the construction of the much-awaited Regional Road at Eti-Osa. The road will link VGC to Lekki and also decongest the main Lekki-Epe Expressway.

Lagos governor flags off construction of Regional Road in Eti-Osa

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Saturday flagged off the construction of the long-awaited Regional Road in Lekki region, Eti-Osa Local Government Area of Lagos State.
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) said on Monday that 46 persons died in road accidents at the Old Toll-Gate corridor on the Abeokuta-Lagos expressway between January 2014 and May 2020.

One dead, eight injured in Lagos-Ibadan expressway auto-crash

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Ogun State on Friday said that one person died while eight others sustained injuries in a multiple accident on the Lagos-Ibadan expressway on Thursday.

Nigeria invites bid for monitoring of spending of Abacha loot

The Federal Ministry of Justice on Thursday opened technical bids for Consultancy Service to monitor the implementation of Abacha loot III.
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) said on Monday that 46 persons died in road accidents at the Old Toll-Gate corridor on the Abeokuta-Lagos expressway between January 2014 and May 2020.

Three dead, 14 injured in two accidents along Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Ogun said that three persons died while 14 others sustained injuries in two separate accidents along Lagos-Ibadan Expressway on Monday.

One dies as two accidents occur on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

One person was confirmed dead and several others injured in two separate accidents on the Lagos-Ibadan expressway on Sunday.
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Official: Lagos-Ibadan Expressway project 61 percent complete

The Federal Controller of Works in Lagos, Mr Kayode Popoola, on Wednesday, said that work on section one of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway reconstruction and rehabilitation was 61 per cent completed.

US: Fresh $319 million Abacha loot in Britain, France

Barely a week after helping to repatriate $311m (N118bn) stolen by the late Head of State, Gen. Sani Abacha, the United States says there is a separate $319m (N121bn) Abacha loot in the United Kingdom and France.
National Publicity Secretary of the APC, Mallam Lanre Issa-Onilu stated this in a statement on Sunday night.

Abacha loot: Why PDP is angry about $311 million returned to Nigeria – APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says going by the Peoples Democratic Party’s statement on $311 million Abacha loot returned to Nigeria, the opposition was vexed that the money wasn’t returned when they were in power.

Nigeria receives $3.4 billion IMF emergency fund

Nigeria has received a $3.4 billion emergency fund from the International Monetary Fund (IMF), less than 24 hours after receiving $311 million of stolen money stashed in the United States and Jersey island.

US: $311 million repatriated Abacha loot different from additional $319 million loot in France,...

The United States Government has said that the $311 million Abacha loot repatriated to the federal government last week was distinct and separate from an additional $167 million in stolen assets also forfeited in the United Kingdom (UK) and France, as well as $152 million still in active litigation in the UK.

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Court adjourns Pastor Ize-Iyamu alleged N700 million fraud case to July 14

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