Tag: Lastma

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Bernard DayoJune 14, 2019

The Late 5: No more ‘wife of the president,’ I am now First Lady – Aisha Buhari; Sanwo-Olu increases LASTMA officers’ allowance | Other stories

Here are the stories that drove conversation today: No more ‘wife of the president,’ I am now First Lady – ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqApril 23, 2019

Lagos announces traffic diversion ahead of President Buhari’s Wednesday visit

The Lagos Ministry of Transportation through the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) has on Tuesday notified the public of ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 29, 2018

The YNaija Cover – the 29th of November

Follow the links to read the stories and analyses on YNaija: UPDATE: FSARS operative who allegedly killed LASTMA official, reported ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 29, 2017

Fully-loaded bullion truck razed in Lagos (PHOTOS)

A fully-loaded bullion truck, as reported by a Twitter user @olayeking went up in flames at Ketu inward toll gate. No ...

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Op-ed EditorMay 9, 2017

The Thread: Smart tips – How to avoid paying bribes or showing ‘particulars’ on Nigerian roads

Did you say don’t own a car? We feel your grief but that would be taking things too far. Personal vehicles ...

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Op-ed EditorMay 9, 2017

The Thread: Ambode orders VIO out of Lagos and Lagosians breathe a collective sigh of relief

It has been reported that the Vehicle Inspection Officers (VIO) will no longer disturb the panorama of Lagos state. Having ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 23, 2016

Police escort brutalise LASTMA official in Ajah (PHOTOS)

An official of the Lagos State Transport Management Authority (LASTMA) was on Wednesday humiliated by Police escort. According to the ...

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Op-ed EditorNovember 18, 2016

Ezinne Ajoku: Dear Governor Ambode, a little clarification please [NEW VOICES]

As we make a mad dash towards the end of the year, I’ve pondered how far along we’ve come on ...

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Mazi EmekaAugust 31, 2016

The late 5: These are the stories that drove conversation today

These are the top five stories that drove the conversation today 1. Boko Haram is ready for peace talks – ...

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RoqeebahAugust 31, 2016

Extortion of motorists: LASTMA officer becomes scapegoat

Onipede Olusegun, a former official within the cream and wine wearing law enforcement agency, LASTMA, has been shown the door ...

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Isime EseneAugust 27, 2016

Lagos is NOT one of the worst cities to live in… let’s prove it to you

by Tolu Omoyeni In the second week of August, the 2016 Global Liveability Index report was released by the Economist ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaAugust 15, 2016

5 die in Third Mainland Bridge accident

Five persons were confirmed dead on Sunday after three vehicles crashed on the Third Mainland Bridge, Lagos. 13 other passengers ...

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Ada IgboanugoNovember 17, 2015

Video footage shows LASTMA official manhandling a commuter (WATCH)

Thanks to technology, a LASTMA official was filmed trying to seize a moving bus with a flat tire on Monday. The ...

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Kolapo OlapojuNovember 11, 2015

LASTMA boss will keep Lagos roads ‘clear at all times’… but drive with ‘sanity’

When the new LASTMA boss is a retired Assistant Inspector-General of Police, you know what to expect. The new traffic boss ...

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Kolapo OlapojuNovember 10, 2015

‘Fashola’s successor is full of excuses’ | What The Economist wrote about Ambode

World renowned London-based magazine, The Economist, says Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, doesn’t appear to have the solution to the ...

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Janeth JNovember 2, 2015

Ambode appoints retired AIG as new LASTMA boss

Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, has appointed a retired Assistant Inspector General of Police (AIG), Christian Akioja Olakpe, as the new Chief Executive ...

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Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 21, 2015

Wrongful overtaking in Lagos will cost you N100K | Here are 82 new LASTMA rules

The Lagos State Traffic Management Authority, has released a fresh set of rules for road users in Lagos. The new ...

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SolaJuly 1, 2015

See LASTMA officials in their most embarrassing element (Photos)

When the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) was founded in 2000 – it was solely to move Lagos traffic ...

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Janeth JJune 4, 2015

Today’s Daily Brief: Ambode tells motorists not to attack LASTMA officials, Union kicks against conversion of colleges of education to varsities, and more

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday praised Chad for joining the fight against Boko Haram, saying further cooperation was essential in ...

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Kolapo OlapojuJune 4, 2015

“I don’t want officers that will torture my citizens” – Ambode warns LASTMA, VIO

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State, has warned officials of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority, LASTMA and Vehicle Inspection ...

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Janeth JFebruary 13, 2015

Fashola’s not happy with FG for deploying task force on Lagos roads

by Ranti Joseph The Lagos State government on Friday urged the federal agencies to respect provisions of the law in ...

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Kolapo OlapojuDecember 10, 2014

Commercial bus driver faints during altercation with LASTMA officials

by Jewel Stephen On Tuesday, December 9, a commercial bus driver fainted after getting into an altercation with officials of ...

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SolaOctober 28, 2014

He refused to give them bribe | LASTMA van crushes bus conductor in Lagos (PICTURED)

by Anike Jacobs All hell was let loose on Monday when LASTMA officials allegedly beat up, and then pushed a conductor to ...

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Kolapo OlapojuOctober 3, 2014

Okada riders are making a gradual return to the roads of Lagos

by Isi Esene The ban on the movement of commercial motorcycles, popularly known as Okada, seems to have been relaxed ...

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Isime EseneSeptember 21, 2014

Accident at Lekki Toll Gate

by Hycinth Iyereosa Yesterday, there was a major accident close to the Admiralty Toll Gate Plaze. [slideshow_deploy id=’306196′]

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May 23, 2014

Terrible: ‘Area Boys’ attack LASTMA officials in Lagos, many injured

by S’ola Filani   Street urchins yesterday took laws into their hands by attacking officials of the Lagos State Traffic ...

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November 19, 2013

WTH! Bus driver goes gaga in Lagos, strips NAKED to evade LASTMA arrest (Viewer Discretion)

by Tutu Akinlabi A mild drama occurred on Ikorodu Road in Lagos yesterday when a commercial bus driver stripped at ...

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November 19, 2013

Terrible: 8 people die as truck crashes into stationary vehicles in Oshodi

At least eight people were feared dead on Tuesday in Lagos when a truck veered off its lane and crashed ...

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November 15, 2013

LASTMA official caught on tape collecting bribe (WATCH)

by Chi Ibe Some Lagosians might scream for joy at this one. An official of the Lagos State Transport Management ...

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November 13, 2013

The Battle of Iddo: See truck driver battling LASTMA officials (PHOTOS)

By Muyiwa Daropale These pictures where taken by our photographer today at Iddo bridge – showing LASTMA officials trying to ...

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