This pedestrian bridge at Five Star Bus Stop, along the ever-busy Oshodi-Apapa Expressway, is anything but a five-star facility. With nothing acting as a barrier between pedestrians and a probable 40-foot plunge to their doom, it’s sadly one of the most dangerous bridges in the world.
27 Aug 2021
Drivers of commercial buses, popularly called ‘Danfo', along the Oshodi-Apapa Expressway, are protesting over the incessant extortion they face from state officials. They are accusing the men of the Lagos State Environmental Sanitation and Special Offences Unit (Task Force) and officials of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) of extortion.
5 Aug 2021
The Lagos State Government has announced the diversion of traffic on Apapa-Oshodi Expressway for repair work on the Airport Flyover Bridge by the Federal Ministry of Works from August 9 to October 3, 2021. A statement signed by the Commissioner for Transportation, Dr. Frederic Oladeinde, explained that the Oshodi-bound lane would be barred from vehicular movement from midnight on 9th August 2021 and reopened partially on the midnight of 14th August 2021 for the first phase of repairs.
22 Jun 2021
Firefighters are battling to put out fire at Ogere on Lagos-Ibadan expressway.
3 Mar 2021
Here is why you should pick up a copy of The Guardian on Thursday. Here are some of the stories to look out for when you grab a copy of The Guardian on the newsstands on Thursday.
24 Feb 2021
Hundreds of casual workers protested against what they described as their pathetic situation at OK Foods, a subsidiary of Olam International Limited, at Toyota bus-stop, on the Oshodi-Apapa Expressway, yesterday. They alleged poor pay, poor working conditions and constant threats of being laid off.
#EndSARS: Hoodlums stole COVID-19 equipment - WHO, US blocking Okonjo-Iweala's appointment as WTO DG
29 Oct 2020
Here are a few reasons to pick up a copy of The Guardian on Friday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on Friday.
N49bn out of N50bn COVID-19 intervention fund disbursed- CBN, FG shuts Kara Bridge in Lagos and more
26 Jun 2020
Here is why you should pick up a copy of The Guardian on Saturday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on the newsstands on Saturday.
1 Apr 2020
Gradually, Nigeria is going on a total lockdown as more states close their borders as a measure to curb the spread of COVID-19. When The Guardian visited the Lagos-Abeokuta expressway toll gate end bordering the two states, there was little or no activities in the Ogun State end. All shops were locked in the border area of Lagos and many commuters stranded.
28 Feb 2020
N150bn contract: Reps to investigate the slow work on Lagos-Ibadan expressway
17 Jan 2020
At least six persons have been killed and five others injured following an attack on the convoy of the Emir of Potiskum in Yobe State, Umaru Bubaram along the Kaduna-Zaria expressway in Kaduna State.
13 Nov 2019
Partial closure of various sections of the Lagos Ibadan Expressway has caused untold hardship for commuters and residents who reside in Ogun state and work in Lagos. Residents are not happy with the slow progress that the contractors have made so far.