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Lagos government restricts Okada, tricycles on highways

Lagos State Government has emphasised its policy on restriction of Okada and tricycle operations on major highways and bridges, as it commences installation of 2,000 prohibition signs across the state.
Staff of the Nigeria Railway Corporation repairing damaged tracks at Idi-Mangoro, Agege, Lagos.

Rail project: Lagos announces shutdown of strategic road

In line with the Nigerian Railway Modernization Project (Lagos-Ibadan section) with extension to Lagos Port at Apapa, the Lagos State Government will be hoisting beams for the new Costain Bridge from Saturday 18 to Sunday 19 January, 2020.

Driver, two technicians arraigned over alleged stealing of goods

A driver, Joseph Ndoka and two technicians, Rasheed Omoniyi and Saheed Salisu were on Friday arraigned before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court over alleged stealing of goods valued at N2.1 million.
The Lagos State government said on Wednesday that it pulled down the Fela Anikulapo-Kuti’s statue at Allen Roundabout for the improvement of road infrastructure and to ease traffic gridlock in the state.

Lagos: Why we pulled down Fela’s statue

The Lagos State government said on Wednesday that it pulled down the Fela Anikulapo-Kuti’s statue at Allen Roundabout for the improvement of road infrastructure and to ease traffic gridlock in the state.
Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Sunday, said his government will deliver the ongoing Oshodi-Abule Egba BRT corridor project by end of May 2020.

Lagos governor reiterates commitment to efficient healthcare delivery

Lagos state government has reiterated its commitment towards developing a sustainable Smart Health Information Platform by connecting and strengthening linkages between primary, secondary and tertiary facilities to deliver efficient healthcare services.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Court fixes date for judgment on Exxon Mobil engineer’s rape case

The Lagos High Court sitting in Igbosere on Tuesday fixed March 25 for judgment on the rape charge brought against an engineer with Exxon Mobil, James Onuoha.
Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu

Lagos: We’re rethinking ban on operation of okada, tricycles

The Lagos State Government will not be taking definitive action against illegal operations of commercial motorcycles and tricycles on restricted routes across the State, it was learnt on Monday.
Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has disclosed that the State Government is in the process of acquiring an estimated 32,000 hectares of farmland for rice cultivation in seven states.

Governor Sanwo-Olu: We’ll support family of fallen heroes

Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has promised that his government will sustain its support, kindness and provision of welfare materials to the relatives of fallen heroes to ensure that they maintain quality lives despite the death of their breadwinners.
Lagos State government on Sunday announced that over 1500 accidents involving tricycles were reported across the state from 2015 till 2019 while over 70 people died and 250 injured within the same period.

Lagos records 1500 tricycles accidents in four years

Lagos State government on Sunday announced that over 1500 accidents involving tricycles were reported across the state from 2015 till 2019 while over 70 people died and 250 injured within the same period, saying it was resolved to halt the abuse of traffic laws by motorcycle popularly called Okada and tricycle riders plying routes in the state as the menace can no longer be condoned.
Lagos Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has assured residents and motorists that the Agege Pen Cinema flyover bridge will be completed and commissioned for use by June ending or early July 2020.

Lagos government to construct 19.39 kilometre Ijegun, Ijagemo Ijedodo link roads

The Lagos State Government has pledged its commitment to bringing succor to flood prone communities of Ijegun, Ijagemo and Ijedodo through construction of 19.39 kilometer road network in Ojo Local Government Area.

Evans: I estimated my victims’ financial worth from their looks

The Lagos State Government on Friday closed its case in the trial of an alleged kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, popularly known as Evans, and five others charged with conspiracy and kidnapping.
Yinka Egbeyemi, chairman of Lagos state environment and special offense taskforce, has ordered the release of vehicles impounded at the agency’s traffic yard in Ikorodu.

Ikoyi clean-up: Lagos seizes 36 exotic cars, arrests 4 persons

The Lagos State Government on Friday commenced the enforcement of the clean-up of Ikoyi and Victoria Island with the seizing of 36 exotic cars and trucks from an illegal car mart and mechanic workshop located on the pedestrian walkway of Muritala Mohammed Drive, formerly Bank Road In Ikoyi .

Musician docked over alleged membership of unlawful society, breach of peace

A 24-year-old musician, Chimaobi Elele, on Thursday appeared before a Yaba Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos, for alleged membership of an unlawful society and breach of the peace.
The House Committee on Land Transport has applauded the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi for the impressive extent of work achieved on the current Lagos-Ibadan rail project.

Rail project: Lagos government announces road closure in Ikeja, Iganmu

The Lagos State Government (LASG) on Wednesday announced that it would close two roads to traffic on Jan.9 and Jan.11 respectively.

Lagos empowers 40 youths fish farmers

Lagos State Government on Wednesday empowered 40 youth fish farmers in the sea caging culture system in Afowo Community in Badagry with 40 cages of 1,000 juvenile catfish per cage under the Cage Culture Project, an economical use of open water to develop aquaculture and improve nutrition.
Honourable Commissioner for Education, Mrs Folasade Adefisayo

WASSCE: Lagos begins e-registration of candidates

The Lagos State Government has commenced the 2020 May/June E-Registration (Data Capturing) of Senior Secondary School candidates in all Public Secondary Schools for the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) in the state.

Probe stalls slain LASU student’s burial

The planned burial of the Lagos State University (LASU) student, Favour Daley-Oladele, murdered by her boyfriend for money-making rituals, did not hold Tuesday due to the sate government’s investigation into the matter.
Primero Transport Services Ltd., operator of Bus Rapid Transit in Lagos, says it is planning an upward review of transport fares across all routes in the state to meet up with current realities.

Lagos BRT operator plans upward review of fares

Primero Transport Services Ltd., operator of Bus Rapid Transit in Lagos, says it is planning an upward review of transport fares across all routes in the state to meet up with current realities.

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