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Man jumps into Festac Canal Bridge

Just less than a month, after a particular doctor committed suicide by jumping into the Lagoon at Third Mainland Bridge. An unidentified man on Saturday morning jumped into a canal in the Festac area of Lagos State. The incident drew many residents and passers-by to the scene as rescue workers tried …

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Ifa Priest tells Oba of Lagos to appease the gods of water

After Dr Allwell Oji jumped into the Lagoon at Third Mainland bridge, and also the sucidal attempt by two women also wanting to jump into the Lagoon. Many people, including medical experts, seem to be pointing to depression as the possible cause for Dr Allwell Oji’s tragic suicide. However, two …

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Police Foil Attempt To Bomb Third Mainland Bridge, Arrests Suspect

The Nigerian police said they have arrested a man plotting, with some other people at large, to bomb the pivotal Third Mainland Bridge in Lagos State. The suspected bomber was identified as Abiodun Amos alias SENTI. In a statement, the police described him as the leader of the Militant Gang …

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Eko Bridge Not Under Threat Of Collapse – FG

Julius Berger Construction Company have replaced all the 48 steel columns of the Eko Bridge damaged by fire in 2008 to prevent collapse of the bridge, the Federal Controller of Works in Lagos, Mr Godwin Eke, has said. Eke told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that the columns were …

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Official Allays Fear Over 3rd Mainland Bridge, Says Bridge Is ‘Safe And Sound’

The Federal Controller of Works in Lagos State, Godwin Eke, has allayed fears over safety of the Third Mainland Bridge, saying it was safe, stable and undergoing routine maintenance. Mr. Eke told the News Agency of Nigeria on Friday in Lagos that there was no problem with the expansion joints …

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Fatal Auto Accident Occur On Third Mainland Bridge

A terrible accident occurred early yesterday, Tuesday, January 7th on 3rd Mainland Bridge that left at least one person dead. The accident involved a Black Prado SUV (pictured above) that reportedly lost its tyres while on high speed. Two people were in the car at the time of the accident, …

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FG Orders Underwater Inspection Of Third Mainland Bridge

The Federal Government on Wednesday approved a N290.745 million contract for a comprehensive underwater inspection of the state of Third Mainland Bridge in Lagos. Disclosing this to journalists after the weekly meeting of the Federal Executive Council presided over by President Goodluck Jonathan, Minister of Information, Labaran Maku, noted that …

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Third Mainland Bridge: FEC Approves Contract For Comprehensive Underwater Inspection

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Wednesday approved a contract of N290.745 million for a comprehensive underwater inspection of the Third Mainland Bridge in Lagos. The Minister of Information, Mr Labaran Maku, disclosed this while briefing State House correspondents on the outcome of the council’s meeting presided over by President …

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Lagos Govt. Says Third Mainland Bridge Is Safe For Use

The Lagos State Government, yesterday allayed the fears of road users of the Third Mainland Bridge as it was declared safe for public use following apprehension raised in some quarters over the bridge’s condition, but stressed the need for regular maintenance programme by Federal Government. The Lagos government has therefore …

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A Failed Operation: How Boko Haram Planned To Bomb Third Mainland Bridge

The security and intelligence community chiefs that talked about the vigilance that prevented the planned attack of Lagos three weeks ago failed to disclose to the public the magnitude of weapons the masterminds of the terror act had deployed for the failed operation and the main target. At the weekend …

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Third Mainland Bridge Will not Collapse – FG Assures Nigerians

Following recent statements credited to a serving senator in the country, Senator Ashafa, that the Third Mainland Bridge might collapse soon, the Federal Governemt has declared that the Third Mainland Bridge is not going to collapse. The government made this known at the weekend, through the Federal Ministry of Works, …

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Third Mainland Bridge Is Not Collapsing – FG

In a bid to reassure Nigerians on the safety of the Third Mainland Bridge in Lagos, the Federal Governemt has again, declared that the bridge is not going to collapse. The government made this known at the weekend, through the Federal Ministry of Works, in apparent reaction to the fears …

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Third Mainland Bridge, A National Disaster Waiting To Happen – Mark

Senate President, David Mark, has warned that the Lagos Third Mainland Bridge would be a major national disaster if allowed to collapse. This is sequel to the Senate’s intention today, to debate a motion on the imminent collapse of the bridge. Senator Mark said “the bridge is an important edifice …

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Lone Driver Of Bus That Plunged Into Lagoon Identified

Yesterday, a Toyota Sienna bus, skidded off the Third Mainland Bridge and plunged  into the lagoon. The incident which happened around 11 a.m., shortly after the monthly environmental exercise, sent jitters down the spine of many as reports claimed that the bus was fully loaded with passengers, a claim that is …

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Photos: SUV Plunges Into Lagos Lagoon From Third Mainland Bridge

Last year, a tweet was sent out from the official twitter handle of the Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, warning motorists to proceed with caution as a bus reportedly plunged into the Lagoon in Lagos; it turned out to be a hoax. But today, early in the morning, a Toyota …

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Third Mainland Bridge: Street Lights To Be Ready In April

An engineer with the Federal Roads Maintenance Agency (FERMA), Mr Oladimeji Abayomi, has said that installation of street lights on Third Mainland Bridge will be completed in April. Abayomi, who made this known in Lagos on Thursday, said the contractors handling the project were currently tracing the faults and clearing …

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Third Mainland Bridge Repairs Suspended Indefinitely

The proposed repairs on the Third Mainland Bridge which was suppose to lead to its partial close down has been postponed indefinitely. The bridge was supposed to be closed down for about four months between Saturday, July 1, 2012 and the 6th of November, 2012. However, information emerging from appropriate …

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3rd Mainland Bridge Closure: Lagos State rolls out list of alternate routes

The Lagos State Commissioner for Works and Infrastructure, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat, along with other government officials on Wednesday briefed press men in Alausa, Ikeja concerning the upcoming maintenance of the Third Mainland Bridge that would result in its partial closure. Dr. Hamzat said that although, the bridge would be partially …

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Third Mainland Bridge to be Shut, Partially

Lagosians should be prepared to face another period of heavy traffic – especially those moving between the Island and the Mainland – as the third mainland bridge is to be partially shut down for repairs between July 1 and November 6. The Federal Controller of Works for Lagos, Oluwatoyin Obikoya …

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