Tag: Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

Federal Government has announced a 72-hour diversion on Lagos-Ibadan expressway

Federal Government has on Tuesday said traffic would be diverted on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway around the Makun section for 72 hours to enable the contractor to install a bridge beam.The Federal Controller of Works in Lagos, Olukayode Popoola, said this during inspection of ongoing reconstruction/rehabilitation of Lagos-Ibadan Expressway project. He appealed[Read More…]

2 dead, 10 injured in Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway accident

Two nurses were confirmed dead on Sunday while 10 others sustained injuries in a lone accident involving a Toyota Hiace bus around Akinale Village on the Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway. Babatunde Akinbiyi, Spokesperson, Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps (TRACE) confirmed the incident to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abeokuta. He[Read More…]

Tanker carrying diesel explodes on Otedola bridge, razed a Toyota Camry carrying members of same family

A tanker conveying diesel on Saturday evening rolled over and burst into flames on the Michael Otedola Bridge causing panic among commuters plying the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway. It also razed a Toyota Camry car carrying members of the same family and a truck carrying container. However, no life was lost during[Read More…]

Truck crushes motorcyclist, passenger to death on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

A motorcycle rider and his passenger were on Sunday crushed to death by a Mack truck around Mowe in Ogun  on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway. Mr Babatunde Akinbiyi,  the spokesperson of the Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps (TRACE), confirmed the development  to journalists in Abeokuta. Akinbiyi said that the accident occurred[Read More…]

Eight people die in Lagos-Ibadan Expressway accident

Eight persons were on Saturday night burnt to death in a lone accident involving a Mazda bus on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway. The Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps, Mr Ahmed Umar, disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria in Abeokuta on Sunday. Umar explained that the accident occurred about[Read More…]

18 Feared Dead In Lagos–Ibadan Express Auto Crash

Eighteen people are said to have lost their lives during an accident along the Lagos – Ibadan expressway in southwest Nigeria. A fuel laden tanker had collided with an 18-passenger bus, killing all the occupants including the driver on the spot. The accident, which occurred at about 1:00 p.m. on[Read More…]

Finally Work Resumes At The Lagos-Ibadan Expressway Almost A Year After

Two construction giants, Julius Berger Nigeria Plc and Reynolds Construction Company (RCC) have returned to site to resume work on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway. Reconstruction and rehabilitation works on the highway were suspended due to some issues with the Federal Government which include funding. A correspondent, who took a trip on[Read More…]

Kano Students Travelling For National Quiz Competition Who Perished Along Lagos-Ibadan Expressway Buried

The seven Kano State students and their driver who died along Lagos-Ibadan expressway were on Thursday buried in Kano, amid tears, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. The funeral prayer was conducted at the Emir’s Palace, Kano, around 9 a.m., and the deceased were buried at the Tarauni cemetary.[Read More…]

Lagos-Ibadan Expressway Crash Claims Ten Lives, Four Others Injured

Ten lives have been lost in an auto accident along the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway. This confirmation was made by the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) in Ibadan on Monday through the commission’s Commander of Olympic Unit, Mr Tanya Adeoye. Adeoye confirmed to newsmen that those who died in the accident were burnt[Read More…]