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Housing: Lagos to set up development trust fund

Ministry of Housing

Lagos State Commissioner for Housing, Mr Moruf Akinderu-Fatai, has said the government will soon unveil an Affordable Housing Development Trust Fund to bridge housing gap in the state. L-R: Mrs Adeola Salako, spokesperson, Lagos State Ministry of Housing; Mr Moruf Akinderu-Fatai, Commissioner for Housing; and Mr Wasiu Akewusola, Permanent Secretary. in the ministry, during an inspection of ongoing projects on ...

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Lagos Commissioner lauds agency for enlightenment on GMOs

NBMA

The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, has commended the National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA) for enlightening the public on Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) in the country. Participants at the workshop organised by the National Biosafety Management Agency in Lagos The commissioner, represented by Mr Mutiu Bamidele, gave the commendation on Monday,, July 19, 2021 during a workshop ...

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Foundation partners Lagos on environmental sustainability

Babajide Sanwo-Olu

A non-governmental organisation, Sterling One Foundation, has pledged to strengthen its partnership with the Lagos State Government on environmental sustainability. Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State Its  Chief Executive Officer, Mrs Olapeju Ibekwe, disclosed this in an interview on the sidelines of the Lagos International Water Conference (LIWAC) in Lagos. Ibekwe said the Foundation was excited at the vision of ...

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Over 8m Lagosians lack access to clean water – Sanwo-Olu

Lagos International Water Conference

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Wednesday, June 23, 2021 said that over 8 million people summing up 60 per cent of people living in the state lack access to clean water. L-R: Lagos State Commissioner for the Environment and Water Resources, Tunji Bello; Deputy Governor, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat; and Executive Secretary, Lagos State Water Regulatory Commission (LASWARCO), Mrs Funke ...

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Lagos working to bridge water supply deficit to residents, says governor

Lagos International Water Conference

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Wednesday, June 23, 2021 said the state government was working assiduously to bridge the huge deficit in water supply to residents, assuring that the phase II of Adiyan Water Project which now stands at 80 per cent completion stage would soon become operational. L-R: Lagos State Deputy Governor, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat; Commissioner for ...

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Lagos serves properties encroaching on canals three days removal ultimatum

Babajide Sanwo-Olu

The Lagos State Government says it has given owners of the 45 buildings on the Lekki axis encroaching on canals three days ultimatum to remove all the illegal constructions or face sanctions. Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State This is contained in a statement on Monday, June 21, 2021 by Mr Gbadeyan Abdulraheem, spokesman of the Lagos State Building Control ...

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Lagos unveils five-year Climate Action Plan

Lagos Climate Change Summit

The Lagos State Government on Tuesday, June 8, 2021 unveiled a five-year Climate Action Plan (CAP) 2020-2025, towards combating the challenges of climate change. Commissioner for the Environment and Water Resources, Mr Tunji Bello (second left); wife of the Deputy Governor, Mrs Oluremi Hamzat; Lagos State Deputy Governor, Dr Obafemi Hamzat; Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu; Speaker of the State House of ...

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CAPPA decries water scarcity, urges Lagos to fix infrastructure

Babajide Sanwo-Olu

The Corporate Accountability and Public Participation Africa (CAPPA) has expressed worry over the water scarcity in Lagos communities and cautioned that if the situation is not speedily addressed residents might become susceptible to water borne diseases and hamper efforts at combating the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State CAPPA raised the alarm following a radio ...

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Nestle, Lagos plant indigenous trees to preserve cultural heritage

Tree planting

Nestlé Nigeria Plc and the Lagos State Ministry of Environment and Water Resources have commenced the planting of indigenous trees as a way of preserving the cultural heritage of some communities. Tree planting The tree planting projects are part of Nestlé’s activities to mark the 2021 World Environment Day, with the theme: “Ecosystem restoration.” The event commenced with a tree ...

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World Environment Day: Protect wetlands, Lagos TUC urges govt

wetland

The Lagos State Council, Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC), has urged the Lagos State Government to protect the state’s wetlands, to save the environment and humanity. A wetland community The council made the call in a statement signed by its Chairman, Mr Gbenga Ekundayo, and Secretary, Mr Aladetan Abiodun, on Friday in Lagos. It was issued to commemorate the ...

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