Lagos impounds 200 trucks, as gridlock persists on Oshodi-Apapa expressway

Lagos State Special Traffic Management Team said, yesterday, that it has impounded 200 trucks in the last 48 hours in the Apapa axis for flouting the directive of the newly introduced Electronic Call-Up System and indiscriminate parking on the road.…

Sanwo-Olu sounds tough as trucks return to Apapa highway

Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has vowed to publicly mention the names of prominent Nigerians behind the gridlock situation in Apapa and environs. The Nigerian Ports Authority had on Saturday inaugurated a new call-up system designed to permanently address…

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…

*Lagos restricts movement of trucks on Oshodi-Apapa Expressway, others (Punch)*Court jails mechanic for attempting to steal car (DailyTrust)

Lagos restricts movement of trucks on Oshodi-Apapa Expressway, others (Punch) The Lagos State Government has announced the restriction of truck drivers within the state, especially on the Oshodi-Apapa Expressway, The PUNCH reports. This was contained in a statement on Thursday…

Tanker explodes in Lagos

A tanker, fully loaded with fuel, reportedly exploded on Thursday at Toyota bus stop, Oshodi-Apapa Expressway. According to The Guardian, the fire service are putting out the fire at the time of the report. A Punch newspaper report said the…

Traffic on Lagos’ ports roads will end in October, says Sanwo-Olu

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State has said that by next month (October), all the roads leading in and out of ports in the state would be opened for public use and that the state had donated 30 hectares of…

Okada rider crushed to death on Oshodi-Apapa highway

Tragedy struck yesterday at the Toyota Bus Stop on the Oshodi-Apapa expressway, when a commercial motorcycle rider was crushed to death by an articulated truck moving towards Oshodi. The passenger on the motorcycle escaped death by the whiskers as he…

LASTMA to clamp down on Ladipo market traffic obstructers

The Lagos State Traffic Management Agency (LASTMA) has threatened to clamp down on traders who obstruct free flow of traffic at the Ladipo market, on the Oshodi-Apapa expressway corridor. The expressway is currently undergoing road reconstruction as the Oshodi-bound route…

Robbers go on rampage in Lagos traffic

It was an unusual onslaught of attacks for Lagos residents by highway robbers in recent days, who have taken advantage of the traffic snarl caused by road construction workers and tanker drivers along several sections of the Oshodi-Apapa expressway. Irrespective…

*Robbers go on rampage in Lagos traffic (Guardian) *Honour for public school teacher holding classes on Facebook (Nation)

Robbers go on rampage in Lagos traffic (Guardian) It was an unusual onslaught of attacks for Lagos residents by highway robbers in recent days, who have taken advantage of the traffic snarl caused by road construction workers and tanker drivers…

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