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LAWMA takes community clean-up campaign initiative to Epe

Ibrahim Odumboni

The Chairman of Epe Local Government, Ms Surah Animashaun, has promised to work with the Lagos Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) by mobilising residents to pay their waste bills and dispose their waste properly. Ibrahim Odumboni, Managing Director, Lagos Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) Animashaun said this at the Council Secretariat, Ita-Marun, Epe, when the Managing Director of LAWMA, Mr Ibrahim Odumboni, ...

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Groups march on Lagos ministry, demand end to water privatisation

Our Water Our Right movement

Civil society and labour activists on the platform of the Our Water Our Right movement have called on the Lagos State Government to reject all forms of corporate control of water and privatisation of water services, including through so-called “public-private partnerships.” CAPPA’s Executive Director, Akinbode Oluwafemi, addressing participants at the Lagos Ministry of Environment and Water Resources The groups include ...

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Lagos plans vaccine research, mental facility to combat COVID-19

Babajide Sanwo-Olu

The Lagos State Government is set to establish a world-class and best-in-Africa vaccine research centre to avoid depending on western nations for COVID-19 vaccines in addition to a mental health facility as part of critical measures to combat the COVID-19 pandemic in the state. Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State Mr. Gbenga Omotosho, the Lagos State Commissioner for Information & ...

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Lagos seeks partnership on smart city project

Babajide Sanwo-Olu

Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Tuesday, October 5, 2021 called on stakeholders to collaborate with the state government on its smart city project. Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, addressing stakeholders during the 2nd Annual Stakeholders Conference of Lagos State Infrastructure, Maintenance and Regulatory Agency (LASIMRA), with the theme “Lagos State Metro and Smart City Initiative: The Future ...

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Lagos advocates collaboration against climate change

Babajide Sanwo-Olu

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State on Monday, October 4, 2021 called for collaboration between residents and all stakeholders towards addressing the impact of climate change. Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State Sanwo-Olu, during the World Habitat Day celebration in Alausa, said the 2021 theme “Accelerating Urban Action for a Carbon Free World” was in line with his administration’s determination ...

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Lagos seeks local councils’ support on model city plan actualisation

Idris Salako

Lagos State Government has sought the cooperation and partnership of local council areas on Lagos Island in the preparation of Lagos Island Model City Plan. Commissioner for Physical Planning and Urban Development, Dr. Idris Salako The state government sought the cooperation of Lagos Island Local Government Area  and Lagos Island Local Council Development Area. The state Commissioner for Physical Planning ...

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Lagos raises bond to address climate change

Lagos green bond

Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, says the state is raising money for the Lagos State Green Bond Market Development Programme. L-R: From left, Commissioner for Finance, Dr Rabiu Olowo; Chief Executive Officer FMDQ Group, Mr Bola Onadele; Lagos State Attorney General, Mr Moyosore Onigbanjo; Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State; and Special Adviser Office of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) ...

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Evolve national policy on coconut, Lagos charges govt

Coconut trees

The Lagos State Coconut Development Authority wants the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMARD) to develop a national policy on coconut value chain. Coconut trees Its General Manager, Dr Dapo Olakulehin, expressed the desire in Benin City, Edo State, on Tuesday, September 7, 2021 at a one-day stakeholders meeting on coconut value chain. The meeting was organised by ...

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Govt asks Lagos to provide land for mass housing programme

Mrs Margaret Adejobi

The Federal Government has appealed to Lagos State Government to provide land for the take off of the present administration’s mass housing scheme in the state. The Federal Controller of Housing in Lagos State, Mrs Margaret Adejobi Federal Controller of Housing in Lagos State, Mrs Margaret Adejobi, made the appeal in an interview on Sunday, September 5, 2021 in Lagos. She ...

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Lagos seals companies polluting the environment

Steel factory pollution

The Lagos State Environmental Protection Agency (LASEPA) on Thursday, August 26, 2021 shut down the operations of two steel producing factories and issued warnings to others located at Ikorodu for environment-unfriendly activities. A steel factory in the Odonla community polluting the air. Photo credit: Adeola Oladipupo The companies, Sun Flag Steel Limited and Top Steel Nigeria Limited, were ordered to ...

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