• Lagos-Ibadan and Sagamu Interchange would be opened in the next two weeks -Julius Berger

    Lagos-Ibadan and Sagamu Interchange would be opened in the next two weeks -Julius Berger

    Julius Berger Construction Company Plc, on Friday said that the Lagos-Ibadan and Sagamu Interchange would be opened in the next two weeks.

    Philip Geddes, the Health and Safety Manager of the company made the assertion when the Assistant-Inspector General of Police in charge of Zone 2, Kayode Aderanti, inspected the ongoing rehabilitation of the roads.

    He said that the company was working tirelessly to ensure that the roads were ready for use by the public before the Yuletide.

    Geddes said: “The bridge will […]

  • Lagos-Ibadan/Abuja-Lokoja routes record highest accident rate, says FRSC

    Lagos-Ibadan/Abuja-Lokoja routes record highest accident rate, says FRSC

    According to reports, the Federal Road Safety Commission on Thursday identified the Lagos-Ibadan and Abuja–Lokoja roads as corridors with the highest accident rate with a record of more than 87 cases in September.

    A report made available to the News Agency of Nigeria in Abuja showed that a total of 819 crashes involving 1,318 vehicles were recorded across the country in the month of September.

    According to the report, on State basis, the Federal Capital Territory recorded the highest number of crashes […]

  • Fuel Tanker Accident Along Lagos-Ibadan Expressway Kills Two

    Fuel Tanker Accident Along Lagos-Ibadan Expressway Kills Two

    Two persons have been confirmed dead, as a petrol tanker has collided with another truck, causing a fire explosion, on a major bridge along Lagos-Ibadan expressway, in the early hours of Wednesday.

    Lagosians who are to ply the route on a Wednesday morning, got up to a very ugly start, with a major accident involving goods-laden truck, fuel tankers and some vehicles.

    As early as 4:30am traffic already started building-up, in what many thought was the usual traffic, which started last week […]

  • Lagos-Ibadan Expressway road ready soon – Minister assures

    Lagos-Ibadan Expressway road ready soon – Minister assures

    Expansion and rehabilitation works on the Lagos-Ibadan highway would be completed this dry season, Mr Babatunde Fashola, the minister of power, works and housing said on Friday.

    Fashola, who briefed the media in Lagos on his first year in office, said that the long bridge at the Lagos-Ogun border on the road had to be shut because a lot of construction work was ongoing underneath it.

    “Roads are depreciating assets that need constant maintenance and regulated usage,” he said, adding that the […]

  • Lagos-Ibadan expressway safe despite ongoing repairs – FRSC assures

    Lagos-Ibadan expressway safe despite ongoing repairs – FRSC assures

    Mr Clement Oladele, the Sector Commander, Federal Road Safety Corps, Ogun State, has assured motorists plying the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway of free flow of traffic in spite of the ongoing repairs in the axis.

    Oladele in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Abeokuta on Saturday urged motorists not to entertain any fears of plying the route.

    The FRSC had on Thursday issued a statement informing motorists that Julius Berger Nig. Plc will temporarily close the section of the Ibadan-Lagos corridor […]

  • FG denies closing Shagamu end of Lagos-Ibadan expressway

    FG denies closing Shagamu end of Lagos-Ibadan expressway

    According to reports, the Federal Government has denied closing the Shagamu end of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway as being speculated by the populace.

    This follows the panic of traffic build-up along the Lagos-Ibadan expressway as a result of alleged “closure” of the road.

    A statement from the Federal Ministry of Power, Works and Housing on Friday said it was only a diversion of traffic on the road and not total closure.

    The statement issued by Mr. Hakeem Bello, Special Adviser, Communications to the Minister […]

  • Section of Lagos-Ibadan expressway closed down

    Section of Lagos-Ibadan expressway closed down

    It was gathered 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 in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday in Abeokuta.

    He said that Julius Berger Nigeria Plc had informed the FRSC that the reason for the closure was to effect repairs on the section from Nov. […]

  • FG moves to re-design Lagos-Ibadan expressway to control flooding

    FG moves to re-design Lagos-Ibadan expressway to control flooding

    It was gathered that the Minister of Water Resources, Suleiman Adamu, has said that the Federal Government might re-design some portions of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway that are susceptible to flooding.

    Speaking in Abuja yesterday at the opening of the Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE) national conference, he said the low level of some portions of the expressway was of concern to the Federal Government.

    His words: “The possibility of having the Lagos-Ibadan expressway being washed away is a serious matter to the […]

  • VERY SAD: Petrol tanker explodes on Lagos-Ibadan expressway, four confirmed dead

    VERY SAD: Petrol tanker explodes on Lagos-Ibadan expressway, four confirmed dead

    Four persons have been confirmed dead after a Petrol tanker went up in flames along the Lagos-Ibadan expressway this

  • Why there is flooding on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway – FG explains

    Why there is flooding on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway – FG explains

    The Federal Government on Friday explained that the flooding on portions of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway was caused by structures built on water channels by some companies along the road.

    In a statement explaining the cause of the flooding at a portion of the road opposite the Mountain Top University in Ogun State where construction is currently ongoing, the Government said the structures blocking the channels include those built by Hi-Impact Hotel and Parks and Buildwell Plants and Equipment Company as well […]

  • Ambode’s convoy foils robbery operation on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

    Ambode’s convoy foils robbery operation on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

    THE convoy of the Lagos State governor, Mr. Akinwumi Ambode yesterday saved several motorists from being robbed by armed robbers, who struck at the popular Long Bridge on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway.

    The incident which happened last Thursday at 8 pm was said to have been perpetrated by the robbers, who were dressed in Police uniform.

    An eyewitness told Adelove News that the bandits had blocked the expressway forcing motorists to a halt in an attempt to carry out their act.

    However, the eyewitness said […]