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.
Mob kills FSARS operative to retaliate death of LASTMA official
A mob in Lagos have murdered a police officer attached with Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad (FSARS) to retaliate the death of an officer of the Lagos State Traffic Management (LASTMA) Adeyemo Rotimi who was shot by the police officer. An eyewitness said there was a disagreement between the unknown SARS officer and Adeyemo on Wednesday.…
FG mulls arming highway police -- but would guns and traffic chaos mix?
From dealing with daily traffic snarls and potholes to unruly drivers in rickety vehicles with expired documents, Nigeria's highway patrol officers have a lot on their plate.
Yoruba: Time to speak truth to power - Part 2
As I was saying, since Western Nigeria is generally believed to be the arrowhead of advocacy for practice of true federalism, the zone should have some brand ambassadors of restructuring. For instance, Lagos has been a leading light, in this connection, from the way it has been making some laws setting up agencies that have…
‘How to curb traffic, lawlessness on Lagos roads’
Mixed reactions have continued to trail Operation Restore Sanity/Velvet recently launched by the Lagos State Police Command.
Policemen, LASTMA officials arrested for alleged extortion
The Lagos State police command has arrested four policemen and three Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) officials for their alleged involvement in extorting a motorist in the state.
FRSC, LASTMA, lawmaker seek commuters’ cooperation on Third Mainland Bridge closure
Following the closure of the Third Mainland Bridge for repairs today, the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has urged motorists and commuters to comply with traffic rules to ensure free flow of traffic on the alternative routes.
Alternative routes as 3rd mainland bridge undergoes maintenance
The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved the maintenance work on the Third Mainland Bridge in Lagos State. The Third Mainland Bridge is a major route that links the mainland to the island. The repairs on Africa’s longest Bridge will take off from Thursday midnight to Sunday night. However, there are fears of major gridlock occurring…