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Lagos urges residents to control plastic pollution

Babatunde Durosimi-Etti

The Lagos State Government on Tuesday, June 5, 2018 urged the residents to support its efforts to control plastic pollution in the state. Commissioner for the Environment, Mr Babatunde Durosinmi-Etti, gave the advice during the commemoration of the World Environment Day (WED) in Lagos. Durosinmi-Etti, who was represented by Mr Babatunde Hunpe, the Special Adviser to Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode on ...

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Gains of Lagos Bus Reform Initiative – Ambode


Lagos State governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, on Monday, May 1, 2017 allayed fears that plans by his administration to phase out the yellow commercial buses, popularly known as “Danfo”, would lead to massive job losses. He stated that, quite to the contrary, the venture would instead create more jobs in the transportation sector. Ambode spoke at the May Day Rally held ...

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Governor signs Lagos environmental management bill into law


Lagos State governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, on Wednesday, March 1 2017 signed the Environmental Management and Protection Bill into law, expressing optimism that it would go a long way to secure the public health safety of residents, most especially children. Governor Ambode, who spoke shortly after signing the Environmental Management and Protection Bill into law at the Lagos House in Ikeja, ...

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New Lagos Environment Bill: Activists vow to stop Ambode

Biodun Bakare

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State may have bitten more than he can chew, in his bid to sign into law the New Environment Bill passed recently by the House of Assembly. Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth (ERA/FoEN) and other civil society organisations (CSOs) have vowed to mobilise Lagosians to ensure that Governor Ambode is stopped from signing the ...

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Why Lagos is working, by Steve Ayorinde


As the administration of Lagos State governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, marks its seventh month in office, Steve Ayorinde, the State Commissioner for Information and Strategy, lists several reasons that suggest that the Epe-born cerebral technocrat may be an overnight success.   Security As Nigeria’s economy suffers a near recession due to the falling oil prices, with 27 out of 36 states ...

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RB to intensify diarrhea, malaria prevention efforts in Nigeria

Rakesh Kapoor

Global Chief Executive Officer of consumer health and hygiene company RB (Reckitt Benckiser), Mr. Rakesh Kapoor, has said that RB’s vision for Nigeria is a nation where people are healthier and live better. According to him, RB will continue in making a difference by giving Nigerians innovative solutions for healthier lives and happier homes. Mr. Kapoor who was on a ...

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