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LASTMA: 880 Lagosians arrested daily for traffic offences

The Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) arrests no fewer than 880 motorists daily over breach of traffic rules, Chris Olakpe, LASTMA Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, has said.

LASTMA refers 10 motorists for psychiatric test

The Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) has referred 10 traffic offenders to a psychiatric hospital for mental assessment in the last two years.

LASTMA to restore Driver’s Institute

The Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) on Friday said it had decided to restore Drivers’ Institute to improve driving on roads in the state.

LASTMA: Lagos gridlocks over soon

Mr Chris Olakpe, the Chief Executive Officer of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority, says the current gridlocks along some corridors within the state will soon be over.

Bridge construction: LASTMA personnel to work 5am to 10pm daily

The Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) has deployed 100 personnel to work from 5a.m. to 10p.m. daily to ease traffic at various corridors where bridges are being constructed.

Apapa traffic: Ex-minister wants old buildings pulled down

Former minister of Interior and Chairman of Integrated Oil and Gas Nigeria Limited, Capt. Emmanuel Iheanacho, has said that the solution to the perennial traffic gridlock in Apapa is for the Federal Government to acquire old buildings around the port town and demolish them towards redesigning of the Lagos ports.

LASTMA recruits 1,400 new officials

In a bid to curb traffic gridlocks on Lagos roads, the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority, LASTMA, on Sunday said it has engaged over 1,400 new graduate traffic managers.

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