• ‘Stop harassing Lagos motorists’ – Ambode warns LASTMA, VIO

    ‘Stop harassing Lagos motorists’ – Ambode warns LASTMA, VIO

    It was reported that Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State has ordered officials of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority, the Vehicle Inspection Office and the Kick Against Indiscipline not to harass or forcibly take over citizens’ vehicles.

    Ambode spoke on Wednesday during a meeting with the officers at the Lagos House, Alausa Ikeja.

    The governor noted that technology was being used to send message of reminders about vehicle documents to people, adding that such technology could also be adopted in tracking […]

  • VIO tackles FRSC over right to inspect vehicles

    VIO tackles FRSC over right to inspect vehicles

    It was gathered that the National Chairman of the Directors/Chief Road Traffic Officers of the Federation, Rev. Bayo Otuyemi, has said the Vehicle Inspection Office has the right to inspect vehicles and driving licences.

    He said this in Abeokuta on Tuesday while reacting to a statement credited to the Federal Road Safety Commission Corps Marshal, Mr. Boboye Oyeyemi, that the VIO was not permitted to inspect vehicles and driving licences.

    Boboye had made this remark on Monday during his visit to the […]

  • Man beheads VIO for seizing his cell phone in Ekiti

    Man beheads VIO for seizing his cell phone in Ekiti

    Report made it known that  police in Ekiti have arrested a man, Wale Ede, 25, for allegedly beheading a 50-year-old Vehicle Inspection Officer and father of seven, Joshua Fagbola.

    Fagbola, a patrol assistant with the Directorate of Road Traffic Service, otherwise known as the Vehicle Inspection Officer, in Ado Ekiti, met his untimely death at the wake of a relative on Friday at about 8pm in the Iro quarters of Iyin Ekiti, Ekiti State.

    It was learnt that Ede attacked Fagbola when […]