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How lack of clean water is driving up diseases in Lekki


Help! Lekki residents are exposed to water-related diseases engendered by sub-standard and unregulated sources of water supply. Increasing cases of dysentery and diarrhea-induced pathogenic bacteria infections have sparked concerns on public health in the area. A neighbourhood in Lekki Water is an essential element in human life, and inability to have access to clean water makes healthy living a hazardous ...

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Arrest, dehumanisation of peaceful Lekki protesters unacceptable, anti-democratic – CAPPA

Lekki protest

The Corporate Accountability and Public Participation Africa (CAPPA) has denounced the forceful arrest and taunting of scores of peaceful #EndSARS protesters in Lekki by the Nigeria Police, describing the development as unacceptable and demand their immediate and unconditional release. Security officials at the Lekki toll gate The arrests occurred on Saturday, February 13, 2021 at the Lekki Toll Gate where ...

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Saving the fading Lekki coastline

Lekki coastal erosion

The “Save Lekki Coastland” could be considered a coast-to-coast conservation intervention to protect the Lagos coastlines beginning from the Lafiaji coastline situated wholly or partially within 100 meters of the high-water mark. Lagos, being the most populous and industrialised city in Nigeria, is a place of waters occasioned by the Atlantic Ocean. Lafiaji, however, is a remote location in Eti-Osa ...

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Lagos moves against illegal structures in Ikoyi, VI, Lekki

Tunji Bello

The Lagos State Government on Sunday read the riot act to all the owners of illegal structures, shanties, street hawkers and those who have converted walkways into trading points and food courts in Ikoyi, Victoria Island (VI) and the Lagoon Front of Lekki, giving them 14 days’ grace to remove such illegal structures. In a press statement signed by the ...

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Lagos to demolish other defective Lekki Gardens buildings


The Lagos State governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, on Tuesday directed that stability test be conducted on all buildings constructed by Lekki Gardens to ascertain their structural integrity. Abode said any of the buildings found to be defective would be demolished. The governor, who addressed Government House Correspondents at the Lagos House, Ikeja, shortly after inspecting the site of the collapsed building ...

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Lagos collapse death toll hits 34, Police arrests contractor


The final death toll in the collapsed building on Kushenla Road, Ikate Elegushi, Lekki area of Lagos State has been put at 34. Most of the victims are said to be foreigners, who were brought in from Benin Republic and Togo. Giving the details of the operation that involved the National Emergency Management Agency, the Police, Nigerian Security and Civil ...

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Photos: Immunisation campaign kicks off in Lekki community

Photos: Immunisation campaign kicks off in Lekki community

The National Immunisation Prevention Diseases (NIDPs) campaign has commenced in Lagos. The campaign is aimed at reaching 95% of children within the age of 0-59 months, notwithstanding their previous immunisation status. Special Adviser to the Lagos State Governor on Primary Health Care, Dr Olufemi Onanuga, said the children would be administered with the oral polio virus vaccine, which he described ...

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