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Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode (3rd left), addressing journalists shortly after a meeting with Heads of Security Agencies and Officials of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) at the LASTMA Yard, Oshodi, on Sunday, December 9, 2018. With him (L-R): CEO, LASTMA, Mr. Chris Olakpe; Commissioner of Police, Mr. Edgal Imohimi; Commissioner for Transportation, Mr. Ladi Lawanson; Attorney General & Commissioner for Justice, Mr. Adeniji Kazeem; Chairman, Lagos Neighbourhood Safety Corp (LNSC), Mr. Israel Ajao and Lagos State Sector Commander, Federal Road Safety Corp (FRSC), Mr. Hyginus Omeje.

Akinwumi Ambode reads riot act to traffic offenders, orders strict enforcement

Lagos Governor Akinwunmi Ambode orders Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) and all relevant security agencies to henceforth strictly enforce the provisions of the state traffic laws to bring about sanity on the roads
Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode (3rd left), addressing journalists shortly after a meeting with Heads of Security Agencies and Officials of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) at the LASTMA Yard, Oshodi, on Sunday, December 9, 2018. With him (L-R): CEO, LASTMA, Mr. Chris Olakpe; Commissioner of Police, Mr. Edgal Imohimi; Commissioner for Transportation, Mr. Ladi Lawanson; Attorney General & Commissioner for Justice, Mr. Adeniji Kazeem; Chairman, Lagos Neighbourhood Safety Corp (LNSC), Mr. Israel Ajao and Lagos State Sector Commander, Federal Road Safety Corp (FRSC), Mr. Hyginus Omeje.

Akinwunmi Ambode: 18 LASTMA officers killed, 24 permanently incapacitated

Lagos Governor Akinwunmi Ambode discloses that 18 officers of Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) have been killed and 24 others permanently incapacitated in the course of carrying out their official duties this year
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.

Lagos mulls fresh strategy to end Apapa gridlock

With the failed intervention of the federal government to end perennial traffic congestion in Apapa and its environs, the Lagos State Government has disclosed that it has started working on a new approach to restore order on all road networks connecting Apapa Central Business District.

Third Mainland Bridge: LASTMA deploys 650 officers

As part of efforts to ensure free flow of traffic throughout the four-day closure of Third Mainland Bridge for Investigative Maintenance Test, the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority has deployed a total of 650 officials to all routes along the corridor.

Driver who fled to Ghana after knocking over LASTMA official arrested

The General Manager of King Solomon Chariots Transportation, Johnson Ogbonnaya, has voluntarily handed over to law enforcement officials a driver of the company, Abuchi Okpara, who absconded to Ghana after allegedly knocking down an official of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA), the agency said in a statement Tuesday.

Lagos government sets up joint security, stakeholders’ operation to restore sanity in Apapa

The Lagos State Government, last Thursday, set up a joint operation involving security agencies and stakeholders in the maritime sector to remove all containerised trucks and tankers parked along the Oshodi-Apapa Expressway commencing from Friday.

Lagos government sacks 5 LASTMA officials, demotes 14 others

The Lagos State Government has sacked five officials of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority, LASTMA, for various forms of offenses ranging from extortion, harassment and violation of Lagos State Public Service Rules.

Lagos restates order banning local council traffic officials from roads

The directive of the Lagos State Government ordering Local Government traffic officials to vacate roads in the State and desist from controlling and enforcing traffic laws is still very much in force.

Lagos govt donates 30 power bikes to security agencies

The Lagos State Government on Tuesday donated 30 power bikes to some security agencies operating in the state.

Seven die, eight injured in Lagos gas explosions

No fewer than seven people lost their lives on Monday after gas explosions rocked the Ikosi Isheri and Badagry areas of Lagos State.

Pen-cinema flyover: LASTMA assures motorists of free flow of traffic

The Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) at the weekend created a 24-hour Special Intervention and Rapid Response Unit to mitigate the impact of partial closure of adjoining roads in Agege area of the State on traffic owing to the ongoing construction of Pen Cinema Flyover.

Lagos closes section of Festac Link Bridge

The Lagos State Government, through the State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA), on Wednesday, announced an immediate closure of a section of the recently burnt FESTAC Link Bridge.

LASTMA arrests five officials for extortion, dismissed 20 for misconduct

The Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) has arrested five of its traffic officials for extorting motorists last week at various parts of the State.

Eight LASTMA officials arrested for allegedly collecting bribes

The Lagos State Traffic Management Authority has arrested eight of its officials for collecting bribe from motorists and other corrupt practices.

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