Monthly Archives: September 2022

LASG SUSPENDS RTEAN ACTIVITIES ACROSS THE STATE

… Constitutes Caretaker Committee The Lagos State Government has suspended all activities of the Road Transport Employers Association of Nigeria (RTEAN) with immediate effect. The Special Adviser to the Governor on Transportation Hon. Sola Giwa, in a statement issued on Thursday, said the suspension became imperative following pockets of violence recorded in Ojo and Lagos Island on Wednesday, adding that a 35-Member …

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LAGOS RAIL MASS TRANSIT: LASG EXTENDS TRAFFIC DIVERSION AT MURITALA MOHAMMED WAY/YABA AXIS

In continuation of the construction of the first phase of the Lagos Rail Mass Transit project, the Lagos State Government is extending the traffic diversion already in place at Muritala Mohammed Way from the initial completion date of 30th September 2022 to 31st December 2022. A statement signed by the Commissioner for Transportation, Dr. Frederic Oladeinde explained that the extension was needed to …

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LASG TO INVESTIGATE RTEAN FRACAS, WARNS MEMBERS AGAINST DISTURBING PUBLIC PEACE

The Lagos State Government has said it is investigating the fracas between warring factions of the Road Transport Employers Association of Nigeria (RTEAN) that occurred earlier today at Iyana-Iba and Lagos Island, warning protesting members demanding the removal of the National President of the Association, not to disturb the peace prevailing in the State. The Special Adviser to the Governor …

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LASG, STAKEHOLDERS MEET TO MAP OUT PLANS FOR TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT ALONG LEKKI-EPE AXIS

In anticipation of the commencement of Lekki Deep Sea Port operations which will impact traffic flow along the Lekki/Epe corridor, the Lagos State Government has met with transport stakeholders to discuss strategies to improve and manage traffic in the axis. Commissioner for Transportation, Dr. Frederic Oladeinde said the move is imperative to avert the traffic challenges similar to the one experienced at Apapa …

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TORIOLA ASSUMES DUTY AS PERMANENT SECRETARY MINISTRY OF TRANSPORTATION

Engr. Abdulhafiz Gbolahan Toriola has officially assumed duties as the new Permanent Secretary of the Lagos State Ministry of Transportation (M.O.T). Addressing the management and staff, the new Permanent Secretary thanked his outgoing counterpart for his commitment and dedication to the smooth running of the Ministry, assuring everyone of building on the legacy of his predecessor to improve the work environment towards …

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LAGOS TO OBSERVE CAR-FREE DAY ON SEPTEMBER 25, 2022  

… Announces Traffic Diversion The Lagos State Government, in collaboration with the Lagos Urban Development Initiative (LUDI) will, on Sunday, September 25, 2022, observe the first ever ‘Car Free Day’ in Lagos to encourage road users and motorists to set aside their cars for a day and take up active and inclusive means of transport such as cycling and walking …

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