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Cycling Lagos: Organisers unveil jersey for grand finale

Organizers of Cycling Lagos 2018 and its partner, Simba Group, have unveiled the jersey for the grand finale of the event scheduled for to hold on October 27, 2018.

Bureau releases cause of Bristow Helicopters crash, three others

The Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) on Monday released four accident and serious incident reports, which occurred in the country between July 2004 and August 2015, including that of the Bristow Helicopters, which killed six out of the 12 persons on board on August 12, 2015.

Cycling Lagos 2018 final shifted to October 27

The organisers of the Cycling Lagos competition have announced that the final of the competition earlier scheduled for Saturday will now hold on October 27.

Lagos government reopens Third Mainland Bridge

The Lagos State Government, in partnership with the federal government, had temporarily shut the bridge for the investigative maintenance test with the closure initially scheduled to last from midnight of last Thursday to midnight of Sunday
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Lagos government reopens Third Mainland Bridge at 5pm today

The Lagos State Government has announced that the Third Mainland Bridge will be reopened today by 5:00 pm.
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Official: Lagos Carter Bridge sound, safe for use

The Director Highways, Bridges and Designs in the Federal Ministry of Works, Mr Adetokunbo Sogbesan, said in Lagos said that the Carter Bridge is structurally sound and safe for use.

Third Mainland Bridge: LASTMA deploys 650 officers

As part of efforts to ensure free flow of traffic throughout the four-day closure of Third Mainland Bridge for Investigative Maintenance Test, the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority has deployed a total of 650 officials to all routes along the corridor.

Third Mainland Bridge: Tests completed on 15 expansion joints as commuters groan

The Federal Controller of Works in Lagos State, Adedamola Kuti, on Friday said tests on 15 expansion joints on the Third Mainland Bridge had been completed.

Third Mainland Bridge: Lagos government apologises to motorists

The Lagos State Government on Friday apologised to residents over inconveniences resulting from the ongoing closure of the Third Mainland Bridge for the three-day integrity test.

Third Mainland Bridge: FRSC, LASTMA assure free flow of traffic

The Federal Road Safety Corps, Lagos State Command, on Thursday, assured residents of the state of free flow of traffic, in spite the temporary closure of the third mainland bridge.

Third Mainland Bridge to undergo test from August 23 to 26

The Lagos State Government has said that the Third Mainland Bridge will be temporarily shut down for from midnight of August 23 to midnight of August 26, 2018 for Investigative Maintenance Test to be carried out.

Lagos: Third Mainland Bridge to be shut for four days

The Lagos State Government has said that the Third Mainland Bridge will be temporarily shut down for four days starting from midnight of August 23 to midnight of August 26, 2018 for Investigative Maintenance Test to be carried out.

Third Mainland Bridge to be closed August 23

The Lagos State Government has said the Third Mainland Bridge would be temporarily shut down for four days starting from midnight of August 23 to midnight of August 26 for “investigative maintenance test” to be carried out.

Federal government postpones closure of third mainland bridge till August

The federal government has postponed the closure of the third mainland bridge for maintenance test from July 27 to August 24.
This picture taken on Tuesday, July 17, shows trucks completely blocking a section of the Oshodi-Apapa Expressway at Second Rainbow inward Mile 2, and commercial buses driving against traffic.

Why Apapa expressway traffic remains congested – Lagos government

The Lagos State Government has attributed the perennial traffic jam at the Apapa end of the Apapa-Oshodi expressway to the recalcitrance of owners and drivers of tankers and trucks to fully comply with the subsisting directive that restricts their movement within the state.

FRSC: Trucks to be barred from Lagos bridges

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has said that efforts are being made to place bars on some Lagos bridges to prevent indiscriminate parking of tankers and articulated vehicles.

FRSC, LASTMA urge Lagos residents to use BRT, Waterways

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) and Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) have advised Lagos residents to use Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) and waterways transportation during the repair of Third Mainland Bridge.
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Ekiti guber: Governor Fayose’s easing tension with comedy – lawyer

Human rights lawyer, Morakinyo Ogele, has said Governor Ayo Fayose was treating the people of Ekiti State to a “huge dose of comedy” over the alleged teargassing incident on Wednesday.

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