On Saturday being the 22th of July 2021, a demolition car was sent into Iddo village, popularly known as Student Village in Abuja. Iddo, as it is popularly known as students village, is a small village located at the Gwagwalada Local Government Area in Abuja.
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.
Ibadan is said to be third largest city in Africa. It is also reputed to be city founder by warriors. For modern day administrative purpose, the town is divided into 11 local governments. Ibadan is so vast a land that one might be wondering how all the settlements that make it up were taken by the founding fathers. During a field trip to one of the small communities that form Ibadan, I learned one or two things on how Ibadan came to be. The local community name is Akufo. Akufo is a small rural community in Iddo
There is no state in Nigeria which does not have a commercial and industrial centers where buses, trucks and cars move goods and passengers in and out, on daily basis.Motor parks are vital to ensure people have access to goods and services.Motor parks are popular and common in public spaces in urban areas in Nigeria because many people use public transport systems.
This is what you will see when those in charge of protecting and guiding the citizens from breaking the law are eventually the ones breaking the law. A Nigerian police officer was seen defecating openly along the Iddo bridge in Lagos State. According to reports it was gathered that the police officer was recently seen drinking in one of the Shops along the area. The police officer in question got himself drunk and started misbehaving along the area. This prompted passerby's and motorists to take photos of t
There comes a time when you either to plan the way you spend money on your cars, buses, and vans else you go bankrupt if care is not taken. Cars, buses, trailers require day to day washing in order to make a statement, now that we are fast approaching the rainy season, the tendency of washing them will be high. One of the major challenges of washing buses, trailers, trucks is that they are very large and so its hard washing and those that are expert ar washing the buses, vans, trucks end up charging in exce
Lagos state market are known for it's Commercial sales of all kinds of goods and services ,ranging from wholesale to retail prices . So many people comes from far and near . However some markets are popularly known for specific goods being sold; such as; foodstuff, Clothing materials, Cosmetics, Building materials, Provisions, Motor spare parts, fairly used goods etc. I have decided to analyse to you, Top Foodstuff markets in Lagos to enable you have a stress free and easy shopping when the need arises. 1.
Following the unfavourable prices at which the commodity is currently going for, consumers were seen lamenting and some of them had no option but to reduce their purchases.Traders were also affected adversely as some of them could no longer sustain their normal purchases because of the multiplier effect it had on their purchasing power. Many of the traders attributed the situation to unavailability usually common during dry season. Traders linked the hike to scarcity as well as increased patronage. Many of
The lagos state government has instructed motorists in the state to make use of the alternative routes due to the closure of the Third Mainland Bridge. In a statement that was issued by the Ministry of Transportation on Friday, the state government said the six-month exercise to be embarked on by the Federal Ministry of Works and Housing would target “fixing the worn out expansion joints on the structure of the bridge.” Dr. Frederic Oladeinde, The Commissioner for Transportation, signed the statement and
According to a statement from the According to the statement from the Lagos State Ministry of transportation, the six months proposed of third mainland bridge rehabilitation works scheduled to effect from Friday,24th July,2020,to be embarked on by Federal ministry of works and housing,is targeted at fixing the worn out expansion joints on the structure of the bridge. The Lagos State commissioner for transportation,Dr Fredric Oladeinde, while responding to the question raised concerning some failed section of
OSUN STATE GOVERNMENT TO PROVIDE FREE TRAIN RIDE The Government of the State of Osun under the Administration of Mr.Adegboyega Oyetola has put in place necessary measures to make this year's Christmas and New year yuletide convenient for Osun indigenes coming to the State for the celebration. This is contained in a press release signed by the Honourable Commissioner for Commerce, Industry, Cooperatives and Empowerment, Dr. Bode Olaonipekun. According to the release, for those coming home for Christmas celebration,
The Head of Araromi village, Chief Tafa Apanpa and his wife have been abducted in Bakatari, Iddo Local government area of Ibadan, the Oyo state capital city, by unknown gunmen. It was reported that the gunmen stormed into the village on Tuesday night. An indigene of the community who does not want to be named said that the chief and his wife were kidnapped while it was raining on Tuesday, 22nd June 2021, around 9:oopm.
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
A bloody clash between herders and farmers at Iddo, a suburb community in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja have left no fewer than three persons injured on Monday. The clash that allegedly started when the village's residents resists the Fulani herders from grazing livestock on their farmlands also left many thatched houses set ablaze While confirming the incident, the Public Relations to FCT Police Command, ASP Mariam Yusuf said normalcy have been restored in the community by the operative. The FCT police
The rate of crime in the country is still alarming.People are being robbed of their belongings on a daily basis .The current economic crises in the country has pushed many people into arm robbery.A post came in on Pulsenigeria247 some minutes ago.
The Island is a loose geographical term that is used to define the area of Lagos that is separated from the "mainland" by the main channel draining the lagoon into the Atlantic Ocean, which forms Lagos Harbour. The Island is mainly a collection of islands that are separated from each other by creeks of varying sizes and are connected together by bridges. The smaller sections of some creeks have been dredged and built over. This part of Lagos is the area where most business activities and entertainment event
The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) says the Mass Transit Train Services (MTTS) in Lagos won't continue yet notwithstanding the slow facilitating of Covid-19 lockdown in the state. The Lagos Railway District Manager, Mr Jerry Oche, who made this divulgence in a meeting with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Saturday in Lagos, said the organization would focus on Apapa cargo carries alone. Oche noticed that it is hard to guarantee social separating both at the railroad stations and on board prepares
If you ever get stranded or lost or don’t know where you are headed in some of Nigeria’s major cities, this post have in it several key central locations that when you arrive there you can easily get a vehicle, bus or train that routes to your desired location. This post becomes helpful when you find yourself stuck in heading to your desired location from anywhere within Nigeria major cities. Here is a listing of key areas in Nigeria cities that you can get vehicles heading to any of your desired locati
Some weeks ago, the news came to lagosians that the 3rd mainland bridge will be shot down for 6month due to repair and this made people lament on how to get to work easily and get to there various destination for 6month. Here are the list of alternative routes Third Mainland Bridge: Lagos govt lists alternative routes as repairs commence next week The Lagos State Government has provided alternative routes for motorists to use, during the partial closure of the Third Mainland Bridge. In a statement signed
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