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Residents’ Associations and Developers’ imbroglio: Why Governor Sanwo-Olu must intervene

Parkview Estate

“Don’t do anything you would not want to read on the front page of your local newspaper.” – V. Gail Easley, former President, Florida State chapter of the American Planning Association Before going further on the subject matter of this piece, I want to digress briefly with this preface: On critical building and physical planning matter(s), Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu and ...

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Lagos commences construction of rail line from Agbado to Marina

Lagos State Rail

The Lagos State Government says it has commenced work on the Lagos Rail Mass Transit Red Line project from Agbado to Marina. Governor Babajide Sanwo-olu (right) at the ground breaking ceremony Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, disclosed this during the flag-off ceremony of a 37km rail route in Ikeja on Thursday, April 15, 2021. Sanwo-Olu said the project would ...

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Lagos to incorporate waste management in school curriculum


The Lagos Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) is collaborating with the Lagos State Universal Basic Education Board (LASUBEB) to incorporate waste management in primary school curriculum. Managing Director, LAWMA, Mr Ibrahim Odumboni, with some school children at the event Speaking at the inaugural training of teachers, with the theme: ”Waste Education in the 21st Century”, on Tuesday, April 13, 2021 in ...

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Lagos, NITP advocate action against quackery in town planning


The Lagos State Commissioner for Physical Planning and Urban Development, Dr Idris Salako, on Thursday, April 8, 2021 advised town planners to eliminate quacks from the sector to ensure a well built environment. The newly inaugurated Chairman of NTIP Lagos Chapter, Mr Ayo Adejumo, his wife and other past Chairmen at the investiture of Adejumo as the 17th Chairman and ...

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Lagos partners table water producers to enforce quality

Association of Table Water Producers of Nigeria

Lagos State Government is partnering private water producers to ensure quality assurance in the generation, treatment and packaging of table water in an apparent bid to protect Lagosians against water-borne diseases. The Association of Table Water Producers of Nigeria (ATWAP) executive members in the South West Zone with Mrs. Clementina Ativie and Mrs. Funke Adepoju, in the middle Under the ...

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Lagos cracks down on building conversion in estates

Idris Salako

The Lagos State Government has said that it will immediately commence enforcement of the law against those who converted buildings from their original plans to others in government housing estates in the state. Commissioner for Physical Planning and Urban Development, Dr. Idris Salako This was contained in statement on Tuesday, March 30, 2021 by Mr Mukaila Sanusi, spokesman for the ...

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Lagos to audit forest estates against climate change, intruders

Lagos Forestry

The Lagos State Government says it will soon begin an audit of all forest estates in the state to mitigate the effects of climate change and secure them against intruders. Left to Right: Director, Forestry, Mr Austin Hunpe; the Lagos State Commissioner for Agriculture, Ms Abisola Olusanya; and the Permanent Secretary, Mr Hakeem Adeniji, during a news conference in commemoration ...

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Lagos unveils plan for Kosofe Model City

Babajide Sanwo-Olu

The Lagos State government on Wednesday, March 24, 2021 unveiled plans to build a Model City in Kosofe area of the state. Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State Dr Idris Salako, Commissioner, Ministry of Physical Planning and Urban Development, announced the plans at the Inception Workshop on Kosofe Model City Plan held at Centre for Management Development, Shaginsha, Magodo. Salako ...

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Lagos urged to declare state of emergency in water sector

Corporate Accountability and Public Participation Africa (CAPPA)

The Corporate Accountability and Public Participation Africa (CAPPA) has urged the Lagos State governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, to immediately declare a state of emergency in the water sector. The group also demanded that the Lagos House of Assembly convene an emergency session on the reported production status in nearly all the waterworks in Lagos. L-R: Veteran unionist, Comrade Sylvester Ejiofor; ...

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Lagos tasks residents on waste reuse, reduction, recycling


Lagos State Government, on Saturday, March 20, 2021 appealed to residents to imbibe the culture of sorting household wastes through reuse, reduction and recycling. A clean-up exercise Mrs Belinda Odeneye, Permanent Secretary in the state Ministry of Environment and Water Resources, made the plea in a keynote address delivered during a clean-up exercise at the Yaba Market. The exercise was ...

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