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Ex-minister Fashola to deliver Lagos Traffic Radio lecture on Thursday

The immediate past Minister for Power Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, is billed to deliver the fourth edition of the Lagos Traffic Radio Lecture Series.

Lagos parades two LASTMA officers for alleged extortion

The Lagos State Government has paraded two officers of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority, who allegedly received gratification from a traffic offender.

Lagos sacks 34 LASTMA officers, as deputy governor issues warning

The Lagos State Government on Friday said it has sacked 34 officers of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority, LASTMA, over cases of extortion and others.

LASTMA allays fears of motorists on traffic law enforcement

The Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) has allayed fears of motorists over the enforcement of traffic law in the state.

Tricycle rider beats, drags LASTMA officer into gutter

John Fabunmi, a tricycle rider who resides at No 3/5 Isheri Road Egbeda, recently beat a personnel of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority and dragged him into a gutter while on duty.

LASTMA allays fears of motorists on traffic law enforcement

The Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) has allayed fears of motorists over enforcement of Traffic Laws in the state.
The operatives of the Lagos State Task Force Thursday arraigned 13 workers of ‘Seven-Up Bottling Company’ for allegedly assaulting Officers of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA).

Lagos prosecutes 13 company workers for alleged assault on LASTMA officials

The operatives of the Lagos State Task Force Thursday arraigned 13 workers of ‘Seven-Up Bottling Company’ for allegedly assaulting Officers of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA).

Traffic laws: NURTW assures Lagos government of compliance

The Lagos State chapter of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) has assured the Lagos State Government of compliance to traffic laws.
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Governor Sanwo-Olu increases LASTMA officers allowance, warns against corruption, harassment

Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has announced one hundred percent increase in the allowances of Lagos State Traffic Management Authority, LASTMA, officials to encourage and motivate the workers in the performance of their duties and also in fulfilment of his vision to make traffic management and transportation number one priority in his administration.
The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on Friday attended the funeral service of late Pastor Oluwayemisi Adeloye of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG).

Presidential task force gets two weeks more to decongest Apapa traffic

The Federal Government has extended by two weeks, the time given the Presidential Taskforce on the Apapa traffic gridlock to resolve the matter following a request for extension by members of the taskforce and other stakeholders.
Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Friday told officials of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority, LASTMA not to spare anyone who violated traffic laws, even if it was his brother.

LASTMA: If my brother breaks traffic law, arrest him – Governor Sanwo-Olu

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Friday told officials of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority, LASTMA, not to spare anyone who violated traffic laws, even if it was his brother.
This picture taken on Tuesday, July 17, shows trucks completely blocking a section of the Oshodi-Apapa Expressway at Second Rainbow inward Mile 2, and commercial buses driving against traffic.

Apapa gridlock: We’re making progress — FRSC

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has said that the new task team to clear Apapa gridlock were making progress as measures were also being put in place to ensure sustainability in accordance with the recent President Muhammadu Buhari’s ultimatum.
This picture taken on Tuesday, July 17, shows trucks completely blocking a section of the Oshodi-Apapa Expressway at Second Rainbow inward Mile 2, and commercial buses driving against traffic.

Truck crushes female LASTMA officer to death

A truck, on Saturday, crushed an officer of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority, Mrs Folashade Arogundade, 33, to death.
This picture taken on Tuesday, July 17, shows trucks completely blocking a section of the Oshodi-Apapa Expressway at Second Rainbow inward Mile 2, and commercial buses driving against traffic.

Truckers hails removal of navy from controlling Apapa traffic

The Federal Government’s withdrawal of the Nigerian Navy and other military formations from controlling traffic at the Apapa Port has been lauded as a welcome development by some truck owners.
This picture taken on Tuesday, July 17, shows trucks completely blocking a section of the Oshodi-Apapa Expressway at Second Rainbow inward Mile 2, and commercial buses driving against traffic.

Apapa gridlock: LASTMA, FRSC begin ‘Operation Totality Enforcement’

The Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) is to begin ‘’Operation Totality Enforcement’’ to ensure timely implementation of President Muhammadu Buhari’s directive that trucks parking on Apapa roads should vacate with 72 hours.
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.
This picture taken on Tuesday, July 17, shows trucks completely blocking a section of the Oshodi-Apapa Expressway at Second Rainbow inward Mile 2, and commercial buses driving against traffic.

Presidency orders clearance of congestion in Apapa Port within two weeks

A Presidential directive has been issued for the immediate clearing up of the Apapa gridlock and the restoration of law and order to Apapa and its environs within 2 weeks.

Chris Olakpe: LASTMA empowered by law to apprehend vehicles, recalcitrant motorists

The release noted that LASTMA’s Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Chris Olakpe, spoke while receiving members of the Humanitarian Voluntary Association for Community Development who came to express solidarity and sympathy over the death of 18 traffic officials of the agency that died in line of duty in 2018.

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