Commuters, Residents Lament State Of Lagos-Badagry Expressway As Tanker Explosion Kills Two


Commuters, Residents Lament State Of Lagos-Badagry Expressway As Tanker Explosion Kills Two

By Taofeek Bankole

Residents in the Ojo, Okoko, Agbara and environs are lamenting the deathtrap the Lagos-Badagry expressway has become due to bad road.

Residents, commuters and motorists going moving to their various places of business were left stranded and frustrated on Wednesday morning after a tanker fell and exploded.

The explosion, which affected another tanker on the road, reportedly led to the death of two persons.

Such occurrences are not alien to residents of the locality, as the almost impassable road has been neglected by both the Federal and State governments for over a decade.

“Government offers the people of this area nothing,” a resident in the locality said.

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Nigerians

Along badagry express way is in shambles barrAcks
A container with goods got burn
It burn a pregnant woman
2 human beings are lying dead#votewisely
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Since the incident, residents in the locality have been greeted by the sight of a burning tanker, burnt container, dead body, flood and dirt on the road.

“This is a Federal road but there is a government in Lagos too,” another frustrated witness shared.

See photos from the scene of the accident:

Scene of the accident


Scene of the accident

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By Chrysanthus Ikeh

The match official is forced to run away from the oncoming Figueirense players. Photo: Sport TV

A Brazilian Serie A league match between Figueirense and Internacional brought out an ugly scene on Saturday, December 6, 2014, as fans and players of Figueirense chased the referee after the final whistle.

According to reports, The Figuierense team had initially taken the lead with 1 – o, before having two players sent off before conceding goals in the 87th and 95th minutes from Internacional.

The players and fans who couldn’t accept their defeat in good faith lashed their anger on the Brazilian referee Marielson Laves Silva was forced to sprint away from the crowd.

Watch video below:

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