The Lagos State Traffic Management Authority
( LASTMA) has announced the temporary closure of Ogolonto junction ikorodu to motoris between 10 am and 4 : pm on Sunday, 16th August 2014 due to the major construction work embarked upon by the Lags State Metropolitan Trasportation Authority (LAMATA) in the area.
STAKEHOLDERS MEETS ON APAPA TRAFFIC GRIDLOCK
In order to find the lasting solution to the issue of perennial traffic gridlock that have paralyzed vehicular movement and business activities at Apapa Mile 2- Oshodi express road, the stakeholders today held a meeting at NNS Beecroft , navy yard Apapa to identify causes of the traffic problems with a view to finding and working on common solutions to free the entire area of traffic problem.
LASTMA DECLARES ZERO TOLERANCE ON INDSCIPLINE ALONG APAPA /OSHODI EXPRESSWAY
As part of efforts to ensure Lagosians have smooth ride travelling within the state metropolis, the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority, LASTMA has declared a zero tolerance on indiscipline act and lawlessness driving by unveiling new plans to manage traffic gridlocks, safe travel time and promote general road safety along Mile 2/ Apapa Axis as it deployed more officers to strategic points to maintain law and order.
Speaking at Apapa during the traffic management exercise, the General manager Engr. Babatunde Edu expressed the readiness of his officers to restore sanity back to the area and sustain the directive of the governor, Mr Babatunde Raji Fashola SAN,on the establishment of one lane for containerised vehicles from the Lister oils to the the entrance of the Nigerian Ports authority.
LASTMA ARRAIGNS ATHLETE FOR ASSAULT
...AS TWO REMANDS IN KIRIKIRI PRISONS
51 year old quality control manager Mr. Oladimeji Olalekan Abiodun , has been arraigned at the special Offences Magistrate Court, Ikeja on a five count charge of assault, traffic obstruction, dangerous driving and breach of public peace.
The self acclaimed Olympian willfully obstructed the movement of other vehicles with his mini white truck with registration number APP 891 XH committed the offence by 6.00 am at the Demuren junction, ketu by parking on the carriage way. When accosted, he disclosed that he was waiting for his other colleagues and more so claimed that as a tax payer he has the right to park wherever he chooses in the State.
Lagos assembly raises alarm over activities of FERMA in Lagos
Lagos State House of Assembly has called the attention of Attorney General of the state, Justice Ade Ipaye to the activity of some people in strange uniform named Federal Roads Maintenance Agency (FERMA) at Lagos end of old Lagos/Ibadan toll gate controlling traffic, saying it can leads to security threat.