Federal Government postpones repair of Third Mainland Bridge to August 26

The proposed three-day closure of the Third Mainland Bridge for Investigative Maintenance Test earlier scheduled to last from July 27 to July 30 has been shifted to August 24 to August 26, 2018. The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, said on Tuesday that the decision was taken after consultations with the… Read More Federal Government postpones repair of Third Mainland Bridge to August 26

Sixty dead, scores injured as wildfire rages through town in Greece

​A wildfire killed at least 60 people and injured scores more as it swept through a small resort town near Athens and trapped families with children behind walls of smoke and flames as they tried to flee to the beach. Emergency crews found one group of 26 victims, some of them youngsters, lying close together… Read More Sixty dead, scores injured as wildfire rages through town in Greece

Scores missing following collapse of hydropower dam in Laos 

At least 100 people are missing after a hydropower dam in Laos collapsed, local media reported on Tuesday. Officials have brought boats to help evacuate people in San Sai district of Attapeu province in the southeast of the country as water levels rise after the dam collapsed, ABC Laos news reported. Rescuers including the military… Read More Scores missing following collapse of hydropower dam in Laos