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Breaking: Oworonshoki, Ebute Metta lane of Third Mainland Bridge closes weekend – Report.



Lagos Island, Iddo, Oyingbo, Adekunle and Yaba should use Herbert Macaulay Way, Jibowu and Ikorodu Road as alternative routes.

The Oworonshoki-bound lane of the Third Mainland Bridge will be closed totally to vehicular movement by midnight on Saturday, February 6, 2021, till 7. p.m. on Sunday, February 7, for removal of the last expansion joints on the lane.

A statement by the Ministry of Transportation explained that the closure is vital to enable the contractors to move their equipment to the lane within the given period without any interruption by vehicular movement on the bridge.

Explaining the planned closure, the Commissioner for Transportation, Dr Frederic Oladeinde, stated that the rehabilitation process is being enhanced to ensure that set deadlines are met.

Motorists from Ogudu, Alapere and Gbagada are advised to use Ikorodu Road, Jibowu and Yaba as alternative routes, while Iyana Oworonsoki-bound traffic from Lagos Island, Iddo, Oyingbo, Adekunle and Yaba should use Herbert Macaulay Way, Jibowu and Ikorodu Road as alternative routes.


The transport commissioner assured that traffic management personnel had been deployed to the affected routes to minimise and address any traffic impediments during the closure.

The state government appealed for cooperation by residents as the ongoing repair work on the bridge is for the safety of all and sundry, noting that the Babajide Sanwo-Olu-led administration would not relent in ensuring safety on Lagos roads.



[Lagos] Building collapse in Ebute Metta, many trapped


A building which collapsed in Ebute Metta in Lagos has left many trapped in the rubble.

The building is situated opposite the Health Center along cemetery street in Ebute Metta.

The report was confirmed by the spokesperson for the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, Nosa Okunbor.

“Our personnel are on ground at the scene and rescue operation is ongoing,” Okunbor told Media (known to Noble Reporters Media).

He, however, didn’t confirm if any casualty was recorded.


25 year old alleged defiler of 5 faces Magistrate’s court in Lagos

Samuel Imoh, 25, on Wednesday, appeared before Ebute Meta Chief Magistrate’s Court in Lagos State over alleged defilement of a five-year-old girl.

The police prosecutor, Inspector Chinalu Uwadione, told the chief magistrate, Mrs Adeola Adedayo, that the defendant committed the alleged defilement on January 26, by 7.00 a.m., at No. 40, Akiti St., Okota area of Lagos.

He alleged that the defendant unlawfully had sexual intercourse with the minor which contravenes Section 137 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015. The offence attracts life imprisonment if found guilty. The defendant pleaded not guilty.

The magistrate ordered that the defendant be remand at the Ikoyi Custodial Centre pending when the case would be filed at the Ikeja Special and Sexual Offences Court and adjourned the case till February 26, 2020.