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Fatal collision in Lagos claims pedestrian’s life, triggers rescue operation

Tragedy struck in Lagos on Tuesday when a collision involving three commercial vehicles resulted in the death of a male pedestrian. The accident, which occurred at Ketu by Demurin Junction inward Kosofe, Lagos, at approximately 6:45 a.m., involved a Toyota Hiace Bus and two Volkswagen commercial buses. Confirming the incident, Mr. Adebayo Taofiq, Director of Read More…

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LERSA and Lagos Transport Commissioner collaborate to alleviate transportation woes in Lekki Peninsula

The Lagos Commissioner for Transportation, Mr. Seun Osiyemi, together with the leadership team of the Lekki Estate Resident and Stakeholders Association (LERSA), have initiated measures to tackle transportation hurdles across the Lekki peninsula. According to the President of LERSA, Alhaji Sulyman Bello, speaking in Lagos on Saturday, the initiative aims to significantly enhance residents’ quality Read More…

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Defiant motorcyclists challenge Lagos Taskforce’s crackdown on Okada operations

In a defiant response to the recent crackdown by the Lagos State Environmental and Special Offences (Enforcement) Unit, otherwise known as the Lagos State Taskforce, on the menace of okada in the metropolis, motorcyclists express their frustration over the intensified operation resulting in the impoundment of 355 bikes for alleged operational infractions. Motorcycle operators, commonly Read More…

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Lagos Task Force cracks down on illegal motorcycle operations

The Lagos State Environment and Special Offences Enforcement Unit, popularly known as the Task Force, has taken decisive action against the illegal operations of commercial motorcycles, popularly called Okada, impounding a total of 344 motorcycles in various parts of the state within seven days. The Public Relations Officer of the unit, Mr. Gbadeyan Abdulraheem, highlighted Read More…

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Lagos State commences removal of closed inner road gates for enhanced accessibility

To enhance accessibility and restore the city’s master plan, the Lagos State Government initiated the removal of permanently closed inner road gates situated in the Lekki Phase I area. The exercise aims not only to address the challenges faced by motorists but also to revamp the overall environmental aesthetics. The decision to undertake this enforcement Read More…

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LASG deploys traffic management officers for Third Mainland Bridge repairs

The Lagos State Government has taken proactive measures to ensure safe and efficient traffic management during the repair of the ramps leading to Adekunle from Oworonshoki and Lagos Island. Over 100 Traffic Management Officers have been deployed to oversee the diversion points and alternative routes, aiming to minimise disruptions and ensure the safety of motorists. Read More…

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Emergency repairs on Eko Bridge to cause temporary closure

Lagos State Government Announces Traffic Diversion Between Costain and Alaka Descent The Lagos State Government has issued a public notification regarding emergency repairs on the Eko Bridge, situated between Costain and Alaka descent. In order to facilitate these crucial repair works, the bridge will be temporarily closed to traffic. Starting from 8 a.m. on Saturday, Read More…

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Joint efforts to eliminate alcohol and drug sales at motor parks can reduce road fatalities, says FRSC Lagos Sector Commander

The Lagos State Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Mr. Babatunde Farinloye, stressed the importance of collective action to eliminate the sale of alcoholic beverages and drugs at motor parks as a measure to reduce road fatalities. He made this declaration during the commencement of the 2023 Ember Months Road Safety Campaign Read More…

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Lagos State Governor unveils ‘Live Camera Update’ project for Lagos Traffic Radio 96.1fm

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State inaugurated the ‘Live Camera Update’ Project at the premises of Lagos Traffic Radio 96.1fm on Thursday. The project, located at Radio House on Lateef Jakande Road, Agidingbi, Ikeja, aims to provide timely, accurate, and real-time traffic information to the public. In his address, Governor Sanwo-Olu, represented by the Commissioner Read More…

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Lagos State Government announces four-week traffic diversion plan for Thomas Ajufo to Sheraton Link Bridge reconstruction

In an official statement released on Sunday, Mr. Oluwaseun Osiyemi, the Lagos State Commissioner for Transportation, revealed that the traffic diversion plan for the reconstruction of the Thomas Ajufo inwards Sheraton Link Bridge axis will be in effect for four weeks. The diversion, which is necessitated by the ongoing construction of the Opebi Link Bridge, Read More…