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Fuel spillage: NEMA restricts movement around Lagos communities

Lagos fuel spillage

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has restricted movement around Ikotun and Igando areas of Lagos State, following a spillage of petrol from  a ruptured pipeline in the area. A fire fighting truck stationed in Ikotun area of Lagos on Friday, following fuel spillage from ruptured pipeline The  pipeline leakage was purportedly from activities of vandals. Mr Ibrahim Farinloye, Acting Zonal Coordinator, ...

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COVID-19: Only 1% of Lagos residents received 2nd dose vaccination – Sanwo-Olu

Babajide Sanwo-Olu

Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Sunday, July 11, 2021 said that only 1 per cent of Lagos residents received two doses of the COVID-19 vaccine. Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State, addressing Lagosians on gradual easing of COVID-19 lockdown, at Lagos House, Marina, on Saturday, Aug. 1, 2020 Sanwo-Olu made this known in the update of the coronavirus ...

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Engineers introduce technology on waste management in Lagos

waste managers

The Apapa Branch of the Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE) says it has begun to deploy new technology on waste management in Lagos State. Lagos waste PSP operators at work Branch chairman, Mr Christian Ufot, announced this during the monthly general meeting of the branch in Lagos on Wednesday, June 30, 2021. Ufot, therefore, appealed to Lagos residents to support ...

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Reps call for independent evaluation of Lagos underground water pollution

House of Representatives

Respite may be on the way for residents of Akoka in Lagos as the House of Representatives Committee on Public Petitions has called for an independent evaluation of the pollution of underground water in parts of the community which was allegedly caused by Total. The Nigerian House of Representatives in session The Chairman of the House Committee on Public Petitions, Jerry ...

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How Lagos will prevent third wave of COVID-19, by Commissioner

Prof Akin Abayomi

Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Professor Akin Abayomi, has revealed that the state will introduce technology to monitor the movement of inbound travellers in a bid to prevent a third wave spread of the COVID-19 virus in the state. Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof Akin Abayomi The Commissioner, who spoke on Tuesday, May 4, 2021 at an inter-ministerial press ...

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Lagos rehabilitates 28 roundabouts within two years

Remodelled Allen Roundabout

The Lagos State Government says it has completed the rehabilitation of 28 out of the 60 identified roundabouts within two years of Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s administration. Remodelled Allen Roundabout The Commissioner for Transportation, Dr Frederic Oladeinde, said this on Tuesday, April 27, 2021 in Ikeja, during the Ministerial Briefing to mark the two-year tenure of the present government. Olasehinde said ...

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World Malaria Day: 700,000 people diagnosed annually with malaria in Lagos

Prof. Akin Abayomi

 Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, says no fewer than 700,000 people are being diagnosed annually with malaria disease in the state. Prof. Akin Abayomi, Lagos State Commissioner for Health Abayomi made the disclosure in a statement on Sunday, April 25, 2021 in Lagos in celebration of the 2021 World Malaria Day (WMD). The WMD is commemorated annually ...

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Stakeholders task Lagos community on waste management

Lagos-Isolo Lions Club

The Lions Club 404B-1, Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF) and Oando on Thursday, April 15, 2021 cleaned up some streets at Ilasamaja, a suburb of Lagos, to protect the environment. Members of the Lagos-Isolo Lions Club The trio, in separate interviews during the exercise, called for proper waste management and protection of the environment. Mrs Deola Olatunbosun, President, Lagos-Isolo Lions Club ...

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COVID-19: Oxygen demand in Lagos spikes to 400 cylinders daily

Babajide Sanwo-Olu

Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has said that the demand for oxygen by coronavirus patients has increased to 400 cylinders per day. Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State Sanwo-Olu made this known on Sunday, January 31, 2021 in a statement in which he updated residents on the management of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the state. He reiterated that oxygen was free ...

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NEMA sets up disaster risk reduction club in Lagos schools

AVM Muhammadu Muhammed

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has established Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) Club in four public secondary schools in Lagos State. AVM Muhammadu Muhammed (Rtd), Director-General of NEMA The DRR Club was set up on Tuesday, December 8, 2020 in Ojodu Senior Secondary School, Ojodu Junior High School, Babs Fafunwa Millennium Secondary School and Babs Fafunwa Millennium Junior School, Ojodu, ...

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