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ENTERTAINMENT

These Throwback Pictures of Nigeria from 1960s Will Make You Smile

Has Nigeria really changed? Oftentimes we ask ourselves this question with no affirmative answer because we all assume our prestigious Nigeria hasn’t changed. There is no doubt that Nigeria is still amongst the under-developed countries in the world judging from when we got our Independence till this point but we cannot remain blind to some true facts that Nigeria has grown, though we are not where we want to be yet but trust me, we are not where we used to be. Here are some pictures to these facts: 1) �

  2 years ago ago
These Throwback Pictures of Nigeria from 1960s Will Make You Smile

POLITICS

Bridges In Lagos And Year of Commission

The Third Mainland Bridge Third Mainland Bridge is the longest of three bridges connecting Lagos island to the mainland.The bridge starts from Oworonshoki which is linked to the Oshodi-Apapa expressway and and Lagos-Ibadan  expressway, and ends at the Adeniji Adele Interchange on Lagos Island.The phase one of the project was commissioned by President Shehu Shagari in 1980 and completed by President Ibrahim Babangida in 1990.

  1 year ago ago
Bridges In Lagos And Year of Commission

TRAVEL

Reactions As Lagosians Trek Home Due To Terrible Traffic After Long Day Of Work (Photos)

It has been a week of so many things for Lagosians since the closure of Third Mainland Bridge in Lagos state by the government. A lot of people have experienced nothing but more difficult as they find it hard to get to work and return home easily. According to Gidi_Traffic, here is a picture of Lagosians on Carter Bridge trekking home after a long day at work and business places. It was even difficult to get through when the bridge was not closed, not its about two times of what they had been experiencing before.

  1 year ago ago
Reactions As Lagosians Trek Home Due To Terrible Traffic After Long Day Of Work (Photos)

CRIME

3 Men Apprehended for Openly Defecating On Carter Bridge In Lagos State

Viewers discretion strongly advised. Some people are very funny and wouldn't obey simple instructions from authority and now 3 men are in serious trouble. It was reported some few minutes ago of two men being arrested for openly defecating on Carter Bridge in Lagos. It was rather unfortunate that Luck ran out of them and they were caught in the act by the law enforcement officers From the report, Operatives of Anti-defecation unit of Lagos State Ministry of Environment&Water Resources apprehending some residents

  1 year ago ago
3 Men Apprehended for Openly Defecating On Carter Bridge In Lagos State

AUTO

Alternative roads to divert traffic on Third Mainland Bridge as government plan for repairs

The Third Mainland Bridge, which is the Africa second longest bridge, will be close for six months. This has made many residents in Lagos to imagine how movement will look like during this period. However, the Federal Controller of Works for Lagos, Olukayode Popoola said that one lane of the road will be open  for three months and then other lane for another three month during the repair.  The Federal Ministry of Works and Housing have concluded that the repairs of the bridge will commence 24th July, 2020.

  1 year ago ago
Alternative roads to divert traffic on Third Mainland Bridge as government plan for repairs

POLITICS

See The Latest Pictures Of First Bridge In Lagos State, Nigeria

See The Latest Pictures Of First Bridge In Lagos State Carter bridge is about 11.8km long The need for the construction of the first Lagos bridge known as Carter bridge was built in 1901. Carter Bridge built in 1901 is one of three bridges connecting Lagos Island to the mainland , the other are the Third Mainland and Eko bridges. At the time of its construction, this was the only bridge connection between the mainland and Lagos Island. The bridge starts from Iddo on the mainland and ends at Idumota area of Lagos

  1 year ago ago
See The Latest Pictures Of First Bridge In Lagos State, Nigeria

TRAVEL

Incredible Lagos! See Throwback Photo Of Old And New Carter Bridge

Incredible Lagos! See Throwback Photo Of Old And New Carter Bridge Lagos sure has some interesting sites that are indeed a wonder to behold. The city itself has gone through a major transformational process right from the per-colonial days to what we have right now. The throwback photo I’m sharing in this article is that of Carter Bridge. Carter Bridge was built in 1901 and is one of the bridges connecting the two distinct sections of the Lagos metropolis, the Island and the mainland. The other bridges ar

  2 years ago ago
Incredible Lagos! See Throwback Photo Of Old And New Carter Bridge

ENTERTAINMENT

See Reactions to Video of two Lagos men defecating on Carter Bridge due to lack of Toilet facilities

The video circulating online now is that of two Lagos men on yellow and red top, defecating in broad daylight on the Lagos Carter Bridge due to lack of Toilet facilities. The video which was taken by a Passenger in a Danfo bus moving in an opposite direction to the men defecating on the bridge. The lady who took the video could be heard saying, "See what NIGERIANS are doing in broad daylight." See link to video here. To watch, kindly copy link and paste in any browser (https://twitter.com/instablog9ja/status/1288075543527792642?s=19).

  1 year ago ago
See Reactions to Video of two Lagos men defecating on Carter Bridge due to lack of Toilet facilities

POLITICS

The untold story of carter bridge in Lagos

Carter Bridge built in 1901 is one of three bridges connecting Lagos Island to the mainland, the other are the Third Mainland and Eko bridges. At the time of its construction, this was the only bridge connection between the mainland and Lagos Island. The bridge starts from Iddo on the mainland and ends at Idumota area of Lagos Island. The bridge was named after Sir Gilbert Thomas Carter , a former Governor of the Colony of Lagos. The Carter Bridge was originally constructed by the British colonial governmen

  2 years ago ago
The untold story of carter bridge in Lagos

POLITICS

Task Force Arrest People Defecating In Public Places (Photos).

Task Force Arrest People Defecating In Public Places (Photos). Task force in Lagos state has arrested few individuals for openly defecating in public places, this unlucky individuals were arrested along Ilubirin, Carter Bridge while some were arrested at Leventis junction. The task force on open defecation was recently inaugurated by the Lagos state government under governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, the task force was tasked with the responsibility of curbing the rate of open defecations around major cities around

  1 year ago ago
Task Force Arrest People Defecating In Public Places (Photos).

SOCIETY NEWS

How Construction of Road/Bridges reduced traffic congestion in Lagos

The situation in Lagos in the past decade can be likened to an illegal migrant who have acquired a Permanent Residential Permit after having stayed for the stipulated period by law. The past ten years in Lagos have been a time that many things have happened; the rural-urban migration increased and the influx of foreigners into Lagos also increased indiscriminately. Photo - (Lagos traffic) The above cannot be far from the perceived economic opportunities that abound in Lagos. Lagos is seen as a land of oppor

  2 years ago ago
How Construction of Road/Bridges reduced traffic congestion in Lagos

OTHERS

NIWA warns against double stacking of containers on barges

Picture Caption: A ferry belonging to National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) at one of the jetties in Lagos NIWA warns against double stacking of containers on barges   The Lagos Area Manager of National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA), Engineer Sarat Braimah, has warned barge operators operating on the waterways to desist from double stacking of containers on barges.   Braimah who said this on Monday at a stakeholders meeting in Lagos, however explained that when a barge is double stacked with cont

  2 years ago ago
NIWA warns against double stacking of containers on barges

TRAVEL

The Genesis of Urban Transport in Lagos

From the late nineteenth century, some effort was made by the colonial government to lay the infrastructure of road transport in Lagos. A major infrastructure was the Carter Bridge, named after Gilbert Carter, the colonial conquistador who expanded the then Lagos Colony into the Yoruba hinterland. Built departmentally between 1896 and 1901, the bridge, which links the island of Lagos with the mainland, was constructed in an age in which motor transport was yet to begin in Lagos. With a width between handrails

  1 year ago ago
The Genesis of Urban Transport in Lagos

POLITICS

See the oldest Bridge in Nigeria built by the Colonial Masters in Lagos

See the oldest Bridge in Nigeria built by the Colonial Masters in Lagos Carter Bridge Built-in 1901 is one of three bridges connecting Lagos Island to the mainland, the other are the Third Mainland and Eko bridges. At the time of its construction, this was the only bridge connection between the mainland and Lagos Island. Named after Sir Gilbert Thomas Carter, a former Governor of the Colony of Lagos. The bridge starts from Iddo on the mainland & ends at Idumota Lagos Island. Carter Bridge was originally constructed

  2 years ago ago
See the oldest Bridge in Nigeria built by the Colonial Masters in Lagos

POLITICS

Did you know there was only bridge connecting Lagos mainland with Lagos island in 1901.

Carter Bridge was built in the year 1901, this bridge is one of three bridges that connect Lagos Island to the mainland, the other bridges are the Third Mainland and Eko bridges. it was the only bridge connection between the mainland and Lagos Island At the time of its construction.  The bridge started from Iddo in the mainland and ended at Idumota area of Lagos Island. The Carter Bridge was originally constructed by the British colonial government, prior to Nigerian independence in 1960. The bridge was named

  1 year ago ago
Did you know there was only bridge connecting Lagos mainland with Lagos island in 1901.

CRIME

Lagos: Task Force Arrests People Defecating In Open

A Task Force on open defecation recently inaugurated on the directives of Mr Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has swung into action, arresting some residents who were openly defecating in some parts of the state on Friday. In a statement made available to IGBERE TV, signed by the Permanent Secretary, Office of Environmental Services, Mrs Aderonke Odeneye, said the raids by the task force followed the marching order by Mr Governor to the team after its inauguration. She explained that those apprehended were caught

  1 year ago ago
Lagos: Task Force Arrests People Defecating In Open

POLITICS

History of Soja Idumota

This monument erected by the colonial authorities, during a strategic location at Idumota, a part of central Lagos, directly overlooking the Carter Bridge, the primary and vital arterial link of Lagos Island with the Mainland, inbuilt 1899. The statue was erected in 1935, as memorial Cenotaph in honour of over 3 many African soldiers from Nigeria who lost their lives whilst serving within the British army within the defence of British Empire during the first war , of 1914 - 1918, and annually commemorated b

  2 years ago ago
History of Soja Idumota

MILITARY

Idumota soldiers statue erected by colonial

This monument erected by the colonial authorities, in a strategic location at Idumota, part of central Lagos, directly overlooking the Carter Bridge, the first and vital arterial link of Lagos Island with the Mainland, built in 1899. The statue was erected in 1935, as memorial Cenotaph in honour of over 3 millions of African soldiers from Nigeria who lost their lives whilst serving in the British army in the defence of British Empire during the 1st World War, of 1914 -1918, and annually commemorated by the

  2 years ago ago
Idumota soldiers statue erected by colonial