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Abule Egba

Abule Egba is a neighborhood in Lagos, Nigeria. The neighborhood was the site of a petroleum pipeline explosion, the 2006 Abule Egba pipeline explosion, which occurred on December 26, 2006. read more

2006 Abule Egba pipeline explosion

A map indicating (circled in red) the location of Lagos, Nigeria.The 2006 Abule Egba pipeline explosion is a disaster that occurred in the heavily populated neighborhood of Abule Egba in Lagos, Nigeria on 26 December 2006, killing hundreds of people. There were originally believed to be around 500 deaths, but it was later confirmed that the loss was smaller.The incident occurred after an elevated pipeline carrying petroleum products was punctured by thieves earlier at midnight (local time), attracting... read more

Egba Alake

Egba Alake is one of the five sections of Egbaland, the others being Oke-Ona, Gbagura the Owu and Ibara and is a traditional state which joins with its bordering sections to form something of a high kingship.The Alake of Abeokuta or Alake of Egbaland is the traditional ruler of the Egba clan of Yoruba in the city of Abeokuta in southwestern Nigeria.==History==Abeokuta was founded around 1830 by Egba people after the collapse of the Oyo Empire and the Yoruba people's subsequent descent into internecine... read more

Egba people

== History ==The Egba group originally under the Oyo Empire became independent following the spectacular collapse of Oyo in the first half of the 19th century. Wars with the Dahomey, in which the Egbas were successful partly due to the protection afforded by the Olumo Rock, led to the founding of the city of Abeokuta, which literally means "under the rock".The Egba nation is made up of the following sub-divisions - the Ake, Owu, Oke Ona and Gbagura and Ibara each with its own king. During colonial... read more

Christian Egba

Christian Ayew Egba (born 27 May 1986 in Kumasi, Ghana) or commonly known as Christian Egba is a Ghanaian footballer. He plays for UFL football club Kaya.==External links==Category:Ghanaian expatriate footballersCategory:United Football League (Philippines) playersCategory:Expatriate footballers in ThailandCategory:Expatriate footballers in the Philippines read more

Victor Ndoma-Egba

Victor Ndoma-Egba (born 8 March 1956) is a Nigerian politician who has been a member of the national senate for Cross River State since 2003.==Background==Victor Ndoma-Egba was born on 8 March 1956 in Ikom, Cross River State. He has an LL.B degree from the University of Lagos and an LLM degree from the University of Calabar, was called to the Nigerian Bar in 1978 and was elevated to the rank of Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) in 2004. He has been Chairman of the Nigerian Bar Association, Calabar... read more

Egba United Government

The Egba United Government (EUG) was a political entity in the late 19th century in what is today Nigeria. The Government was formally established by the Lagos Colony Governor - Mccallum at a meetingorganised in 1898, by William Alfred Allen an Egba man who was the Colonial Government Agent in Abeokuta. William Alfred Allen was appointed the First Secretary to the Government by the Colonial government while the Egba rulers were given government portfolios.The EUG was recognized by the British at... read more

Alake of Egba (Title)

The Alake of Egba is the paramount Yoruba king of Egba, a city in Abeokuta, Ogun State, southwestern Nigeria. Egba consists of Egba Alake, Owu kingdom rule by the Olowu of Owu Kingdom, Oke-Ona and Gbagura.==History==The first Alake of Egbaland was Sagbua Okukenun who ruled between August 1854 to 1862. Prior to the appointment of Oba Sagbua Okukenum in 1846, Shomoye was installed as a Regent for one year, between 1845 and 1846 and following the demise of Oba Sagbua Okukenum in 1862, Shomoye return... read more


The Akashi Kaikyō Bridge in Japan, currently the world's longest suspension span.The Siosepol bridge over Zayandeh River is an example of Safavid dynasty (1502–1722) bridge design. Esfahan, IranA bridge is a structure built to span physical obstacles without closing the way underneath such as a spanbody of water, spanbody of watervalley, or spanbody of watervalleyroad, for the purpose of providing passage over the obstacle. There are many different designs that each serve a particular purpose... read more

Bridge-to-bridge station

In telecommunication , a bridge-to-bridge station is a telecommunicationship station operating in the telecommunicationship stationport operations service in which messages are restricted to navigational communications and which is capable of operation from the ship's navigational bridge or, in the case of a dredge, from its main communicationscontrol station , operating on a communicationscontrol stationfrequency or frequencies in the 156-162 MHz band . Source: From bandFederal... read more

Bridge Valley Bridge

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1984.== References ==Category:Bridges on the National Register of Historic Places in PennsylvaniaCategory:Bridges in Bucks County, PennsylvaniaCategory:National Register of Historic Places in Bucks County, Pennsylvania read more

Centre Bridge–Stockton Bridge

The Centre Bridge–Stockton Bridge is a free bridge over the Delaware River owned and operated by the Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission. The bridge connects CR 523 and NJ 29 in Stockton, in Hunterdon County, New Jersey to PA 263 in Centre Bridge, Solebury Township, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, United States.==History==Originally, the Centre Bridge–Stockton Bridge was a covered toll bridge. Built in 1814, it was located at the former site of Reading's Ferry. For many years, the route... read more

Bridge Street Bridge (Newark)

The Bridge Street Bridge is a swing bridge over the Passaic River connecting Newark and Harrison, New Jersey. It is the 10th bridge from the river's mouth at Newark Bay and is upstream from it. Carrying vehicular traffic, the roadway is designated County Route 508. Straight Line Diagram by the New Jersey Department of TransportationThe span is a rim-bearing Pratt thru truss swing span supported on ashlar substructure with concrete caps originally built by the American Bridge Company. It opened in... read more

Trent Bridge (bridge)

Trent Bridge is an iron and stone road bridge across the River Trent in Nottingham, England. It is the principal river crossing for entrance to the city from the south, although the upstream Clifton Bridge is both larger and busier.===Medieval bridge===The first bridge is thought to have been constructed on the site in 920. A second bridge which was started in 1156 had more than 20 stone arches and a chapel dedicated to St. JamesBridges, law and power in medieval England, 700-1400. Alan Cooper at... read more

Bridge of Flowers (bridge)

The Bridge of Flowers is in Shelburne Falls, Massachusetts. It has been given that name because there is a garden of flowers that covers the bridge.==History==The bridge was originally built for $20,000 in 1908 by the Shelburne Falls and Colrain Street Railway, so that freight and people could be brought up to the nearby mills in Colrain, ''The Republican.'' 18 September 2008. as the nearby Iron Bridge had a twenty-ton weight limit. As automobile usage began to increase, freight began to be transported... read more


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