There is a huge hole on the River Niger Bridge that all commuters and drivers need to be mindful of. This bad portion of this monumental and famous bridge can easily be termed as a ‘deathtrap’ — because of the risk it now poses to motorists. According to the information gathered, this bad portion has been like this for several months and still counting.
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Mr Julius berger, the great bridge constructor whose company has constructed many gigantic and highly notable bridges in Nigeria like Niger bridge. His grave is in Ikorodu, beside the boundary between Lagos and ogun just by ogun river popularly known as itokin river. If you are going from ikorodu to ilisan, ijebu ode you will definitely pass through the grave. The popular story about his death (not confirmed), Mr berger had been successful with gigantic and extremely long bridges, roads all over the world,
4) Tragedy averted as fuel tanker, truck collide at River Niger Bridge Onitsha Tragedy was on Sunday averted at the Niger bridge, Onitsha, Anambra state following an accident involving two articulated vehicles. The accident, which occurred around 6.30am, involved a tanker loaded with 40,000 litres of gas and another truck with five persons on board. The Nation gathered one of the lorries was attempting to overtake the other on top of the bridge when they suddenly collided. An eye witness however said the liquid
The bridge that connected Asaba and Onitsha, was the River Niger Bridge. In 1950 The River Niger Bridge was constructed by the popular Netherland Engineering Consultant of the Hague, Holland NEDECO. The construction of the River Niger Bridge, started in the year 1950, and the project was progressive. The project was commissioned, by late Prime Minister Alhaji Tafawa Balewa. Between 1964 -1965, a French construction company called the 'Giant Dumez Construction Company', constructed the bridge so as to be able
Today morning in Anambra State, it has been reported that a vehicle caught fire on th River Niger Bridge. This information was released by Punch News and other news reporters in the state. According to reports, it was understood that the fire came from a big truck, as it went into flames on the Niger bridge. The incident has now been confirmed by The Public Relations Officer of the Federal Road Safety Corps in Anambra State, Paschal Anigbo. According to the PRO of the Road Safety Corps, "A truck is currentl
14 survive multiple auto crash at River Niger bridge A total of fourteen persons on Thursday survived multiple auto crash at the River Niger Bridge, Onitsha, Anambra State. The accident which occurreda about 10.40am, involved five vehicles, Toyota Sienna, Nissan Primera, a Tricycle, a Toyota Hilux and a Toyota Hiace. The driver of the Sienna car was said to have lost control and rammed into the Nissan Primera which also hit the tricycle and the hiace. Confirming the incident, State Sector Public Educati
Unusual, travelers going to and from Delta State have been thrown into a serious dilemma, as soldiers totally blocked the ever-busy River Niger Bridge, restricting movement to and from the state. The consummate blockage is in compliance with Delta State Government's ban on such movement, a directive aimed at preventing the pandemic and ubiquitous Corona Virus from spreading to the state. Our reporter who monitored the enforcement reports that, out of frustration, some of the voyagers going out of the state
Due to the spread of the deadly corona virus otherwise known as Covid 19, the governments in Nigeria both the federal and states have set out some measures to curtail the spread of the virus in Nigeria. Due to the announcement and implementation of inter state ban transportation by some states expecially in the south south and south east region of Nigeria, the rate at which vehicles and people traveled increased in recent days because people don't know what the next action of the government will be. Yesterd
The #EndSARS protest which has continued to spread across several regions of the country has seen several new developments, with the strangest being what has been placed on the popular River Niger Bridge, known to many as the Onitsha Head Bridge. In a tweet by @AzubikeAlegy, the online user shared a photo of a deity being placed at the centre of the bridge as protest continue to enter into advanced levels. He tweeted: "This is the new levels at head bridge onitsha today, #EndSARS and reset Nigeria with deity
Truck catches fire on Niger Bridge. The Anambra State axis of the River Niger Bridge on Friday morning was reportedly gutted by fire. It was gathered the fire emanated from a truck that went in inflames on the bridge. The Public Relations Officer of the Federal Road Safety Corps in Anambra State, Paschal Anigbo, confirmed the incident to our correspondent. He said, “A truck is currently on fire on the River Niger Bridge, this morning Friday 5 June, 2020. “The Fire Service has been contacted.” Our corr
FRSC recovers stolen vehicle in Onitsha Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) Anambra State Command said it has recovered a black coloured Volks Wagon Golf 2 in Onitsha, the commercial city of the State. The State Sector Public Education Officer, Federal Road Safety Corps, Pascal Anigbo in a statement, said the vehicle, stolen from where it was parked was recovered by an FRSC Team on Patrol Operation at Onitsha. He said the vehicle was intercepted by FRSC Team at the River Niger Bridge Head Onitsha, An
The River Niger Bridge in Onitsha (also known as the Onitsha Bridge), Anambra State, Nigeria connects southeastern Nigeria with western Nigeria over the River Niger. It is linked to Asaba in Delta State, Nigeria. Niger Bridge The Onitsha bridge into Onitsha Carries 3 vehicular lane central carriageway Crosses Niger River Locale Asaba Other name(s) Onitsha bridge Maintained by Federal Ministry of Works Characteristics Material steel Total length 4,606 feet (1,404 m) Longest span 600 feet (180 m)
As indicated by Sun News, at least five men had luckily got away from death as misfortune was averted when an a verbalized vehicle or tanker stacked with 40,000 liters of Associated Gas Oil (AGO) crashed into a Mercedes Benz truck at River Niger Bridge, Onitsha, Anambra state. It was assembled that the mishap was brought about by wrong oveetaking while on speed as the five people in the stunts came out safe. The Acting Sector Public Education Officer of Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) Mr. Kamal Musa who
The worst has finally happened and the worst thing we have feared to happen has finally come to our own doorsteps. What I am trying to say is that the Onitsha Niger Bridge has been put under lock and chains because of the pandemic virus that has invaded the land of Nigeria. This is the state of the once busy Niger Bridge that connects the southeast to western part of the country. Nobody would have thought that a time like this would come. No Nigerian would have believed that this busy Niger Bridge that is a
Travelers going to and from Delta State have been thrown into a serious dilemma, as soldiers totally blocked the ever-busy River Niger Bridge, restricting movement to and from the state. The consummate blockage is in compliance with Delta State Government’s ban on such movement, a directive aimed at preventing the pandemic and ubiquitous Corona Virus from spreading to the state. Report that monitored the enforcement says , out of frustration, some of the voyagers going out of the state were seen (late thi
At about 9am today, the information that got the federal Road Safety corps Anambra state command and the information they released to journalists In Akwa by Kamal Muas, the Sector public Education Officer, he state that a crash has occurred on the Niger Bridge, involving two heavy loaded trucks on the Bridge but according to him, there was no life lost. Considering the years of the Bridge and how drivers drive recklessly, the men of the Federal Road Safety corps has consistently preached against all forms of
Truck catches fire on Niger Bridge. This year seems to be a year of fire, I wonder if the Almighty is planning on destroying the world using fire again. Aso Villa was recently reported gutted by the fire outbreak too. River Niger Bridge on Friday morning was reportedly gutted by fire. The fire emanated from a truck that went in flames on the bridge. The Public Relations Officer of the Federal Road Safety Corps in Anambra State, Paschal Anigbo, confirmed the incident to be too true. He said, “A truck is
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A genuinely recorded video has surfaced on the popular social media platform "Facebook" which shows a driver together with 3 Passengers intercepted on the River Niger Bridge in Onitsha Anambra State Nigeria, the bridge which connects South-eastern Nigeria with Western Nigeria and is linked to Asaba in Delta State. The incident which took place on Saturday at about 3:15 a.m in the early hours of the morning as stated in the recorded clip revealed that these travellers (3 males and 1 female) were travelling