LASTMA gets two hundred first aid kits to help accident victims
To reduce the number of deaths recorded at accident scenes, the Lagos State government has handed over 200 first aid boxes to officers of the Lagos State Traffic management Authority, (LASTMA).
Buhari’s campaign: Lagos restricts traffic in 18 routes
Ahead of President Muhammadu Buhari’s campaign tour to Lagos State on Saturday, the state government on Wednesday announced traffic restrictions and diversion on some routes in the state. Mr Demola Seriki, the Chairman, Transport Committee on APC Presidential Campaign, said at a news conference in Alausa, that all hands were on deck to ensure free…
How roads without signs pose danger to motorists
Lack of road signs in some major locations constitutes hazard to city dwellers, especially at night, as well as traffic jams.
Train derails in Lagos, kills one
Save for providence, a train derailment ferrying over 2,000 people to the city centre would have marked the first major disaster in the New Year in Lagos State.
20 escape death as diesel-laden tanker rams into six vehicles in Lagos
Tragedy was averted on New Year eve when a tanker loaded with petroleum product and six vehicles crashed in Gbagada area of Lagos State yesterday. Thankfully, no life was lost in the multiple accidents, which occurred at about 5:00pm at Car Wash bus-stop as the trailer descended the Oworo Bridge. No fewer than 20 motorists…
Assembly laments Lagos gridlock, tasks LASTMA on intensive traffic control
Owing to the constant gridlock on Lagos roads, the state House of Assembly has urged Governor Akinwunmi Ambode to direct officials of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority...
Two die in tanker fire in Rivers
Two persons were feared dead yesterday when a tanker loaded with petrol fell and spilled its content after it bumped into a pothole on Eleme Onne road, by East West Road, Port Harcourt in Rivers State. The tanker exploded immediately it fell, killing the driver and the conductor, who screamed for help but no one…
Can Lagos be free from traffic challenges?
Some Lagosians ignorantly see public facilities as state properties belonging to people in government only; as such they fail to take care of these public facilities.
18 LASTMA officers killed, 24 incapacitated in 2018, Governor Ambode laments
Lagos State governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, has disclosed that 18 Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) officers died on duty in 2018 while 24 officers are incapacitated in various hospitals due to injuries sustained while on official assignment.