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Petrol tanker crashes into five cars in Lagos

A gasoline-laden truck crashed into five cars in the Anthony area of Lagos, in what was the second reported accident in Nigeria’s commercial capital city on Monday, September 14, 2020.

Kwara agency impounds 1,177 vehicles, tricycles in 6 months

No fewer than 1,177 vehicles, tricycles and motorcycles have been impounded since January by the Kwara State Road Transport Management Authority (KWARTMA) for various traffic offences, its Chief Executive Officer, Mr Yekeen Bello, has said.

Highway drama as Lagos hit-and-run driver resists arrest

A yet-to-be-identified hit and run driver, who killed a commuter at Mowe, Ogun State on Thursday morning, threatened to kill additional people while law enforcement officers tried to arrest him at Motorways, Lagos State.
Worried by the continued gridlock and other traffic challenges in and within the Apapa Port, the House of Representatives yesterday resolved to investigate an alleged extortion of truck drivers by the terminal security operatives.

Apapa gridlock: Reps to probe alleged extortion of truck drivers by security operatives

Worried by the continued gridlock and other traffic challenges in and within the Apapa Port, the House of Representatives yesterday resolved to investigate an alleged extortion of truck drivers by the terminal security operatives.
MURIC Director, Prof. Ishaq Akintola, said this in a statement on Monday in Lagos.

MURIC tackles Lagos traffic wardens over abuse of Muslims rights

The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has tackled the Lagos State Traffic Management Agency (LASTMA) for infringing on the religious rights of the agency’s Muslim officers who are currently undergoing training in Idimu, Lagos.

Army, police, traffic and safety agencies unite against Lagos traffic

In a bid to address the notorious traffic congestion on Lagos roads, security, paramilitary, traffic and safety agencies have agreed to join forces.
The Lagos State Traffic Management Agency (LASTMA) and the police have diverted traffic on the Local Airport Road in Ikeja after a tanker fully loaded with Petroleum Motor Spirit (PMS).

Traffic diverted as fuel tanker falls at Lagos airport road

The Lagos State Traffic Management Agency (LASTMA) and the police have diverted traffic on the Local Airport Road in Ikeja after a tanker fully loaded with Petroleum Motor Spirit (PMS).

Multiple accident grounds traffic on Otedola Bridge

According to the Lagos State Traffic Management Agency, the accident is said to involve up to “ten vehicles including a containerized truck, a ‘pickup’ and a high capacity bus as well as several cars.”

20 LASTMA officers face sack over extortion

Twenty officers of the Lagos State Traffic Management Agency, LASTMA, are currently battling to retain their job as investigation has begun in their cases over allegation of extortion and bribery.

Partial closure of Lagos-Ibadan Expressway announced, alternative routes advised

The Lagos State Government and its traffic arm, Lagos State Traffic Management Agency, have announced the closure of the Kara Bridge to Julius Berger inward Lagos end of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway from September 2, 2019 to October 31, 2019.
Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has announced the appointment of six new Permanent Secretaries in the States Civil Service.

Lagos government allays fears of motorists on planned closure Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

The Lagos State Government has allayed the fears of motorists over the planned four-month repair works on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway.

Jumia donates to Red Cross orphanage, LASTMA

A leading Nigerian e-commerce firm, Jumia Nigeria, has donated home care products and reading materials to the Nigerian Red Cross Orphanage Home located at Makoko, in Yaba area of Lagos State.
A Bus Rapid Transport bus was on Wednesday burnt beyond recognition on third mainland bridge in Lagos State.

Fire razes BRT bus in Lagos

The incident which resulted in a heavy traffic gridlock on the bridge had officials of the Lagos fire service, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) and Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) at the scene to put out the fire and also manage the traffic.

Police launch joint operation to restore sanity on Lagos roads

The Lagos State Police Command has launched a joint operation with other sister agencies to tackle the upsurge in traffic gridlock on roads across the state caused by lawlessness on the part of some motorists, among other factors.
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Security beefed up as British premier Theresa May visits Nigeria

Security has been beefed up at the Murtala Muhammed Airports, Ikeja, ahead of the British Prime Minister, Mrs Theresa May’s visit to Nigeria on Wednesday.

Third Mainland Bridge: Tests completed on 15 expansion joints as commuters groan

The Federal Controller of Works in Lagos State, Adedamola Kuti, on Friday said tests on 15 expansion joints on the Third Mainland Bridge had been completed.
Burnt bodies recovered at the scene of the tanker fire in Lagos

Witnesses speak on horror of Lagos tanker fire

Witnesses and survivors have recounted the horrific fire from an oil tanker that killed nine people and destroyed 54 cars when the tanker fell on Otedola Bridge along Lagos-Ibadan Expressway Thursday evening.

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.

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