Hello 

Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.


Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.

 

Bus plunges into Lagos Lagoon

26 January 2013, 17:39

Lagos - A Sienna bus with registration No. BB 974 EKY on Saturday, plunged into the Lagos Lagoon from the Third Mainland Bridge, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.

The Lagos Island Unit Commander of the FRSC, Saddiq Abdulrahman, told NAN that the lone occupant of the vehicle survived with serious injuries.

He said that the incident occurred at about 10.30, shortly after the environmental sanitation exercise at the Police Post on KM. 6 on the bridge.

Abdulrahman said that a rescue team of the FRSC and the Police got to the scene of the incident at about 11.45.

He said that the driver of the vehicle, whom he identified as Shola Oladimeji, was on high-speed when the accident occurred.

Abdulrahman said that Oladimeji sustained serious injuries and had been taken to the Ikeja General Hospital by the FRSC and the Police for medical attention.

- NAN

NEXT ON NEWS24 NIGERIAX

Read News24’s Comments Policy

Comment on this story
2 comments
Comments have been closed for this article.

Read more from our Users

Submitted by
Isaac Asabor263
Separating kitchen politics from ...

Like everyone else, I believe that the most popular definition of democracy is “government of the people, by the people and for the people”. Read more...

Submitted by
Bethel Tanifo
Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs, ...

Like NDDC Unlike MONDA. This notion is an intuition that does not portend political participation, affiliation, intrusion or aggression but a submission with the intention of completion of the previous administration's noble vision. Read more...

Submitted by
Bethel Tanifo
Nigerian Constitution versus Corr...

The problems of Nigeria is not in its conventional composition, formation, functionality, constitution or treaty, while the solutions are not disintegrations as promulgated by some faiths fanatics and bigotries.  Read more...

Submitted by
Abdulsalam Jubril
Much Ado about Trump’s Presidency

It was unbelievable when the social and mainstream media all over the world began airing the breaking news of Donald Trump’s victory in the most contentious US Presidential elections in recent years. Read more...

Submitted by
Mike Daemon
Nigerian author highlights gay ch...

A new novel by a prolific young Nigerian author features gay characters, which could help increase the visibility of the gay community and possibly lead to greater understanding of LGBT Nigerians. Read more...

Submitted by
Isaac Asabor263
Your Excellency, I will call you ...

Your Excellency, Governor Adams Oshiomhole, as a leader that pays attention to details, I understand that the odd title of this piece would definitely arouse your curiosity.  Read more...