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TRANSPORT MINISTRY URGES NEW INITIATIVES IN TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT 

Lagos State Ministry of Transportation has charged its Agencies to drive new initiatives that will improve traffic management and transportation in the State. The Permanent Secretary in the Ministry, Engr. Abdulhafiz Toriola gave the charge during a visit to the Head Offices of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA), Lagos State Drivers Institute (LASDRI) and the Lagos State Bus Service Limited (LBSL), all …

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LASG SET TO CLAMPDOWN ON ALL UNREGISTERED VEHICLES PLYING LAGOS ROADS

The Lagos State Government has said it will soon begin a clampdown on all unregistered vehicles plying Lagos roads in line with Sections 16 and 196 of the Lagos State Transport Sector Reform Law (TSRL), 2018, as part of efforts to enhance the safety and protection of lives and property in the State. A statement signed by the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Transportation, …

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EKO BRIDGE/EBUTE-ERO MARKET INFERNO: LASG DIVERTS TRAFFIC ON THE BRIDGE

Following the fire incident that occurred in the early hours of Friday, 4th November, 2022, under Eko Bridge at the Ijora-Olopa section which damaged some parts of the bridge, the Lagos State Government will be diverting traffic from Ebute-Ero/Apongbon inwards Costain Ijora Olopa of the Bridge from today, 5th November, 2022. A statement signed by the Commissioner for Transportation, Dr. Frederic Oladeinde explained that the diversion …

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LASG TO DIVERT TRAFFIC AT IYANA ERA INTERSECTION FOR REHABILITATION

In continuation of the ongoing rehabilitation of Iyana Era Road in Ojo Local Government Area of the State, the Lagos State Government will be diverting traffic at the Lagos-Badagry, Iyana Era intersection from Saturday, 8th to Sunday 9th October, 2022 for repair works. A statement by the Commissioner for Transportation, Dr. Frederic Oladeinde said that Motorists inbound Lagos will be diverted …

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LASG TO COLLABORATE WITH NITT ON EFFECTIVE TRANSPORT SYSTEM

The Lagos State Government is set to collaborate with the Nigerian Institute of Transport Technology (NITT) on developing a more responsive and comprehensive Multi-modal Transport System that gives the people of Lagos State more options. The Commissioner for Transportation, Dr. Frederic Oladeinde revealed this at the weekend while receiving the Director-General of NITT, who led other management staff on a courtesy …

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RTEAN SUSPENSION: LASG INAUGURATES CARETAKER COMMITTEE

Following the suspension of the operations of the Road Transport Employers Association of Nigeria (RTEAN), the Lagos State Government has inaugurated a Caretaker Committee to oversee the activities of the parks and garages previously under the control of the association in Lagos State. Addressing the newly inaugurated Committee at Alausa, the Special Adviser to the Governor on Transportation, Hon. Sola Giwa, …

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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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