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L-R: General Manager, Lagos State Transport Management Authority (LASTMA), Mr. Wale Musa; Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Transportation, Dr. Taiwo Salaam; Commissioner for Transportation, Mr. Ladi Lawanson; Commissioner for Information & Strategy, Mr. Kehinde Bamigbetan and his counterpart for Special Duties & Inter-Governmental Relations, Mr. Seye Oladejo during a press briefing to announce the restriction of fuel tankers to designated trailer routes and directive to obtain road worthiness certificate, at the Bagauda Kaltho Press Centre, the Secretariat, Alausa, Ikeja, on Sunday.

Tanker explosion: Lagos issues 30-day ultimatum to articulated vehicles to obtain road worthiness certificate

Following the tragic tanker explosion on Otedola Bridge inward Ojodu Berger along Lagos-Ibadan Expressway which claimed lives and property, the Lagos State Government on Sunday restricted movement of Fuel Tankers to designated trailer route going forward.

Why we didn’t follow ex-Governor Mimiko to LP – Aides

Some aides and associates of a former governor of Ondo State, Dr. Olusegun Mimiko, have expressed their decision to remain in the Peoples Democratic Party despite their leader’s defection from the party.

Commissioner: Lagos records 81 deaths in road accidents in 10 months

The Lagos State Government on Tuesday said 81 persons lost their lives in 827 road accidents recorded in the state from May 2017 to March 2018.

Oshodi transport terminals ready by October – official

The three terminals under construction at the ongoing Oshodi Transport Interchange will be ready by October this year, the project Manager, Mr Abiodun Otunola, has said.

Ikeja bus terminal to cater for four million daily, 800 buses to start operations

The Lagos State Government says it will deploy over 800 buses soon to start operations at the newly inaugurated Ikeja Bus Terminal.

NUPENG urges NPA to decentralize operations to end Apapa Port gridlock

The Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) has advised Nigerian Ports Authority to extend operations to other locations to discongest Apapa Port and end gridlocks in the area.

Lagos govt sets up committee to tackle gridlocks

In apparent response to public outcry over persistent gridlock across Lagos metropolis, the State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, has taken steps to tackle the resultant traffic, inaugurating a committee to address the issue immediately.

I demand nothing but the best – Governor Ambode tells appointees

Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State on Monday swore in new members of his cabinet, demanding from them `nothing but the best`.

Lagos Assembly screens, confirms Ambode’s commissioner-nominees

Lagos State House of Assembly on Thursday screened and confirmed six nominees of Governor Akinwunmi Ambode for various positions of Commissioners and Special Adviser.

Bye-election: Lagos official blames voter apathy on free movement

The Lagos State Acting Commissioner for Transportation, Mr Anofiu Elegushi, has attributed the low turnout of voters in the Eti-Osa bye-election to lack of movement restriction.

Apapa gridlock: Lagos bans trucks from coming into state

The Lagos State Government on Friday directed owners and operators of articulated vehicles and petroleum tankers to stay away from the city for now.

Ojota park ready for relocated inter-state buses – NURTW

The Chairman of Lagos State Branch of National Union of Road Transport Workers, Alhaji Tajudeen Agbede, on Tuesday said the inter-state transport park at Odo-Iyaalaro in Ojota is now ready to receive the operators banned along Ikorodu Road.

NURTW appeals to Lagos govt not to relocate motor parks

The National Union of Road Transport Workers on Wednesday appealed to the Lagos State Government to carry its leadership along with its proposed plan to relocate some motor parks from their present sites elsewhere.

Lagos bans inter-state buses, vehicles along Ikorodu Road

The Lagos State Government, on Wednesday, announced the restriction of the operation of inter-state buses and vehicles operating along Ikorodu Road from going beyond Ojodu Berger and Ojota Motor Parks.

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