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Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA), On Sunday warned illegal/roadside traders to stop transacting businesses on Lagos roads to avoid causing gridlocks on some traffic in some parts of the State. The spokesperson for the agency, Taofiq Adebayo, in a statement, said the General Manager, LASTMA, Bolaji Oreagba, gave the warning while addressing officers on […]

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State has ordered the immediate suspension of all activities of the Road Transport Employers Association of Nigeria (RTEAN) in the state. Sanwo-Olu gave the order in a statement on Thursday issued by his Special Adviser on Transportation, Sola Giwa. The statement said the association was suspended following the violence that […]

Traders are hard hit by the ban of motorcycles in several states and the threat by the Federal Government to outlaw commercial motorcycles, popularly called “Okada.” Motorcycle imports into Nigeria declined by 35.92 per cent in the second quarter of 2022, according to the foreign trade report of the National Bureau of Statistics for the […]

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State says residents of the state consume about N4.5 billion worth of food daily just as he reiterated commitment to food security. Sanwo-Olu said this at the opening ceremony of a two-day zonal sensitisation workshop with the theme:  “Implementation of Food Systems Transformation Pathways in Nigeria 2022,”  on Monday in […]

The Lagos government has introduced a boat clinic to improve healthcare service delivery on waterways and riverine communities. The initiative, “floating clinic boat”, was launched on Wednesday at the civic centre towers in Victoria Island. Speaking at the unveiling of the project, Olusegun Ogboye, permanent secretary, Lagos ministry of health, said the innovation was introduced […]

In a renewed commitment to the enforcement of its ban on activities of Okada riders in 6 local government areas and 9 local council development areas, the Lagos State Government has announced the expansion of its operations to power bikes and dispatch riders who violate traffic laws. This was made known by the Chairman of […]

On Wednesday, May 18, 2022, Sanwo-Olu announced that effective from Wednesday, June 1, Okada riders would no longer be allowed to operate in six Local Governments and nine Local Government Development Areas. The affected councils are -Eti-Osa, Ikeja, Surulere, Lagos Island, Lagos Mainland, and Apapa. Revealing why the ban on Okada riders’ operations is pertinent […]

The National Leader of All Progressive Congress, Bola Tinubu, has endorsed Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, for a second term in office. The Commissioner for Information, Gbenga Omotoso, made this known on Friday. This followed speculations that Sanwo-Olu may be denied a second term in office. “LET’S GO: Asiwaju endorsing Governor Sanwo-Olu for another term […]

Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Sunday issued a three days ultimatum to traders under the Apogbon Bridge in Lagos Island to vacate or risk demolition of the space by Wednesday. Sanwo-Olu gave the warning while driving on the bridge, during the inspection of the blue line rail project. He saw that traders were back under the […]

The Lagos Blue Line Rail will run on electric power, especially the Iganmu, Mile 2 route, the State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu has said while warning Lagosians not to step on the tracks when operations have started. Sanwo-Olu made this known on Sunday while addressing journalists at the Marina Train Station after about three hours […]


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