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Police foil sexagenarian’s suicide attempt on 3rd Mainland Bridge

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Operatives of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) in Lagos have prevented a sexagenarian (name withheld), from attempting to jump into the Lagos Lagoon from the 3rd Mainland Bridge. The spokesman for the Police Command in Lagos State, SP. Benjamin Hundeyin said on Tuesday. Hundyin said the operatives have taken the 67-year-old man to the Adekunle Read More…

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Lagos govt shifts 3rd Mainland diversion point

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: Institution of Civil Engineering. In order to accomplish the reopening of the Third Mainland Bridge on February 22nd, 2021 after the completion of the on-going maintenance works, the Lagos State government has shifted the current diversion point on the bridge for motorists coming from Oworonsoki to Adekunle or Lagos Island. In a statement issued Read More…

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Fashola thanks Lagos residents, seeks more patience on bridge closure

Reading Time: 3 minutes Image Credits: S. Aderogba. The Minister of Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, on Thursday thanked the Lagos State Government and residents for their patience during the ongoing repairs of the Third Mainland Bridge. Fashola while inspecting the bridge also called for more understanding saying that the planned three days total closure was important for Read More…

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There’s now higher demand for LAGFERRY services – MD

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Lagos Ferry Services (LAGFERRY) on Tuesday said that there had been a significant increase in the patronage of ferry services since Monday, the first day of work after the partial closure of the Third Mainland Bridge. The Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of LAGFERRY, Mr Abdoulbaq Balogun, said this in an interview with the News Read More…

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Third Mainland Bridge repairs: LASWA deploys safety systems on waterways

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Lagos State Waterways Authority (LASWA) says it has deployed  measures to ensure maximum safety for commuters who choose waterways, following the partial closure of the Third Mainland Bridge for repairs. LASWA’s General Manager, Mr Oluwadamilola Emmanuel, disclosed in a statement on Sunday that the authority had prepared adequately for commuters. Emmanuel said: “LASWA is Read More…

Despite the 60% limited operating capacity forced by COVID-19, LAGFERRY recorded highest passengers' ridership on a single day of ferry operation, commuting a total of 1175 passengers.
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LAGFERRY to increase daily trips, routes as 3rd Mainland Bridge closes

Reading Time: 3 minutes Picture above credit: Despite the 60% limited operating capacity forced by COVID-19, LAGFERRY recorded highest passengers’ ridership on a single day of ferry operation on Wednesday, 10th June 2020, commuting a total of 1175 passengers. Photograph: LagFerry The Lagos Ferry Services (LAGFERRY) says it will increase daily operations on most of the routes and add Read More…