Lagos marathon: Marina, Onikan, other roads for closure Saturday, says LASTMA

The Lagos State Traffic Management Authority says some roads in the state will be closed to traffic on Saturday from 6am as a result of the Lagos mini marathon, tagged, ‘Lagos Women Run’. In a travel advisory on Thursday, LASTMA…

Apapa Gridlock: LASTMA, Police cede traffic control to touts

Policemen, LASTMA operatives, yesterday, ceded traffic control to touts along the Oshodi-Apapa expressway, thus compounding the traffic problems in the area. The situation, which resurfaced two weeks ago, has worsened, as recalcitrant commercial motorcyclists, popularly called Okada riders, in their…

*LASTMA officials kick over reported death of killer F-SARS operative (Punch)* Residents lament, seek government action as fish farmer floods street with wastewater (Guardian)

November 30, 2018 LASTMA officials kick over reported death of killer F-SARS operative (Punch) The Lagos State Police Command has been asked to show incontrovertible evidence of the death of an operative of the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad, Inspector Olukunle…

Lagos Driver, LASTMA and Police are NOT your friends -Peju Akande

To b’ abo ni shakara pade, pashun to ma fi lo e, oje lon je, ki lon she pe? Shakara olo o ge ni. (Transliteration: When you meet one versed in the art of shakara, he will hit you with…

Chaos in Ojota as area boys fight LASTMA officials, prevents bus seizure (Daily Independent)

Chaos broke out today at the popular Ojota end of Ikorodu road as officials of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) clashed with some street urchins and commercial bus drivers. The LASTMA officials numbering 12 had arrested the commercial…

Many Lagosians guilty of improper behaviour on roads – Lagos govt

The Lagos State Government has called on the state residents to eschew unruly attitude on roads and condemn those perpetrating it, to promote sanity and safety of lives and property. Akinwunmi Ambode ”Many Lagosians are guilty of improper behaviour on…

Third Mainland bridge to be closed August 23

The Lagos State Government has said the Third Mainland Bridge would be temporarily shut down for four days starting from midnight of August 23 to midnight of August 26 for “investigative maintenance test” to be carried out. Ade Akinsanya, the…

Lagos traffic and LASTMA (The Nation)

Many motorists believed that the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA), despite perceived hitches, have changed the narratives on Lagos roads… With over three million cars and 100,000 commercial vehicles on the roads, (when the national average is 11 vehicles…

Lagos state traffic offenders sweep streets, clear grass as punishment

Traffic offenders in Lagos state were forced to sweep and cut grasses as new punishment from the Lagos State Traffic Management for breaking road laws. Below are photos of offenders serving the punishment:

* Joint taskforce clears access roads to Apapa (BusinessDay) * MAN, Lagos to sign MoU on safety standards (Punch)

THISISLAGOS MIDDAY NEWS UPDATE JULY 22, 2018   Joint taskforce clears access roads to Apapa (BusinessDay) The joint taskforce set up by the Lagos State Government comprising the police, military personnel and Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) has moved…

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