Showing posts with label highway. Show all posts
Showing posts with label highway. Show all posts

Saturday, July 12, 2014

Ikorodu road at it again: Police kill 3, hoodlums block highway.

Pandemonium is currently reigning at Thomas Bus stop, Ajegunle on Ikorodu Road as three young men are feared to have been shot dead by policemen from the Ajegunle Police Station.

It was learnt that the men were among some residents of the area, who were protesting against the killing of two young men in the same area by policemen on Friday.

Policemen were said to have pursued four men, who jumped into the lagoon, but policemen reportedly opened fire on them, killing two instantly. Two lucky ones managed to escape.

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

OAU Students Block Ife-Abuja Highway to Protest Fee Hike by 267 %,322%, 253% respectively

Students of the Obafemi Awolowo University  (OAU) have blocked the Ife-Abuja highway to protest against the recent fee hikes university authorities recently implemented.

Passengers on the federal highway were stranded as the students also blocked all exit and entry routes linking Osun State to other states in the country.

The university reportedly increased the fee of newly admitted students into Clinical Sciences and Pharmacy by 267 %, Humanities/Social Sciences by 322%, and increased the fee by 253% for students admitted into Sciences.

Thursday, October 11, 2012

Bad spot causes gridlock on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

A bad spot at NASFAT junction on the inward Lagos side of Lagos-Ibadan Expressway has been identified as the cause of daily gridlock on the busy highway.

The bad spot comprises some flooded potholes at the intersection and has reduced the inward Lagos side from two lanes to one.

An abandoned container, which fell off a truck some weeks ago, is also sitting at a conspicuous spot on the right side of the highway, a few metres from NASFAT Campground.

The gridlock usually stretches for over two kilometres from the intersection to Mowe junction, causing agony to road users.

Federal Road Safety Commission officials sometimes help to direct traffic at the bad spot.

The gridlock usually stretches

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Source : punchng[dot]com

Friday, September 28, 2012

FRSC reopens Lokoja-Abuja Road

The Federal Road Safety Commission on Friday reopened the Lokoja-Abuja highway, six days after temporarily closing it to traffic due to flooding from the nearby River Niger.

The Federal Government had ordered the road reopened by Friday (today) after the Minister of Works, Mike Onolememen, gave the assurance that access was being restored by some construction firms.

FRSC said in a statement by Corps Education Officer, Jonas Agwu, that road users were expected to be orderly.

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