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VIDEO: Lagos National Stadium floodlight pole collapses



National Stadium Lagos  which has been in the news for the past few weeks has again made the headlines. Rain storm that swept across Lagos has brought down one of the four floodlight poles.

The pole, as depicted in the video of the incident fell on some packed vehicles. The arena which in its glorious days was called “Sports City” has been in a bad shape for years. The fallen lamp pole has further compounded the problems bedeviling the once Nigeria’s major arena.

Kunle Solaja is the author of landmark books on sports and journalism as well as being a multiple award-winning journalist and editor of long standing. He is easily Nigeria’s foremost soccer diarist and Africa's most capped FIFA World Cup journalist, having attended all FIFA World Cup finals from Italia ’90 to Qatar 2022. He was honoured at the Qatar 2022 World Cup by FIFA and AIPS.

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