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The State Government in a statement signed by the Commissioner for the Environment and Water Resources, Mr Tunji Bello, asked all traders under Bridge including those not affected by the fire incident of last Sunday to move from the present location

Lagos directs scavengers to immediately vacate dumpsites

In line with measures introduced to curb the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19), the Lagos State Government has directed scavengers to immediately vacate all dumpsites.
Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State, on Monday 16, March, visited to the scene of Abule Ado fire explosion. 2

Governor Sanwo-Olu: Abule Ado devastation like a war zone

Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has likened the devastation occasioned by the explosion at Abule Ado area of the state, to a war zone.
Following persistent gridlock in some parts of Lagos occasioned by the activities of street trading and hawkers, the Lagos Environmental Sanitation Corps (LAGESC), has vowed to step up its operations by ensuring total clampdown on street traders.

Lagos vows to clampdown on street traders

Following persistent gridlock in some parts of Lagos occasioned by the activities of street trading and hawkers, the Lagos Environmental Sanitation Corps (LAGESC), has vowed to step up its operations by ensuring total clampdown on street traders.
The Special Committee on Clean-up of Ikoyi and Victoria Island on Friday took its campaign to restore sanity to Obalende as the operatives dislodged illegal parks, garages, vehicles operators and traders who converted the green areas to bus parks.

Lagos raids Obalende, arrests 42, impounds 38 vehicles

The Special Committee on Clean-up of Ikoyi and Victoria Island on Friday took its campaign to restore sanity to Obalende as the operatives dislodged illegal parks, garages, vehicles operators and traders who converted the green areas and Obalende under-bridge to bus parks.
The Lagos State governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Friday commissioned a multibillion dollars investment project in Alaro City, Lekki Free Trade Zone.

Lagos governor launches waterways cleanup campaign

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has urged residents to ensure that waterways are not littered and abused adding that a quick fix of waterways is at this point, very necessary.
Yinka Egbeyemi, chairman of Lagos state environment and special offense taskforce, has ordered the release of vehicles impounded at the agency’s traffic yard in Ikorodu.

Ikoyi clean-up: Lagos seizes 36 exotic cars, arrests 4 persons

The Lagos State Government on Friday commenced the enforcement of the clean-up of Ikoyi and Victoria Island with the seizing of 36 exotic cars and trucks from an illegal car mart and mechanic workshop located on the pedestrian walkway of Muritala Mohammed Drive, formerly Bank Road In Ikoyi .
Kayode Opeifa, Executive Vice Chairman, Presidential Task Force on Restoration of Law and Order to Apapa, has called for the support of Apapa residents toward cleaner environment and an end to open defecation.

Presidential task force deputy chief seeks support of stakeholders to check Apapa gridlock, open...

Kayode Opeifa, Executive Vice Chairman, Presidential Task Force on Restoration of Law and Order to Apapa, has called for the support of Apapa residents toward cleaner environment and an end to open defecation.
Tunji Bello

Official: What Lagos residents should do during Christmas period

The Lagos State Government on Monday charged all residents of the state to be conscious of the state of the Environment as they celebrate the Christmas and New Year festivities.
The Managing Director-CEO of LAWMA, Dr. Muyiwa Gbadegesin, in a statement, disclosed that bearing in mind the anticipated 100 per cent increase in waste generation during the period.

LAWMA: We are ready for festive season

With the Christmas and New Year festivities around the corner, Lagos Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) has affirmed its readiness to meet the waste management needs of residents during the season and to consolidate on its year round vision of establishing a cleaner and healthier Lagos.

Safe waterways: FBRA donates boats, equipment to Lagos

Food and Beverage Recycling Alliance (FBRA) has donated six boats and equipment to the Lagos State Government through the Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) and Waterways Authority (LASWA).

Lagos government prosecutes nine environmental offenders

The Lagos State Environment Sanitation Corp (LAGESC) on Thursday arraigned a total of nine persons arrested on Wednesday 27th November 2019 for violating the Environmental Law of the State before the Special Offences Court, (Environmental Unit) Samuel Ilori Court in Ogba.
Traders at the popular Oyingbo Market in Lagos have been counting their losses following its closure by Lagos State government over environmental infractions.

Traders count losses over Lagos market closure

Traders at the popular Oyingbo Market in Lagos have been counting their losses following its closure by Lagos State government over environmental infractions.

Repair: LASTMA announces partial closure of Apongbon road

The Lagos State Traffic Management Authority has announced partial closure of some sections of Apongbon Road inward Eko Bridge from Thursday.
The Lagos Waste Management Authority on Saturday said plans had been concluded to decommission its Olusosun and Solous landfill sites. The Managing Director of LAWMA, Dr Muyiwa Gbadegesin, said in a statement that the decommissioning was due to urban encroachment and increased human activities around the areas.

LAWMA: Lagos to close Olusosun, Solous landfill sites

The Lagos Waste Management Authority on Saturday said plans had been concluded to decommission its Olusosun and Solous landfill sites.

Group commends LAWMA’s employment of 20 disabled persons

The Centre for Infrastructural and Technological Advancement for the Blind (CITAB) has hailed the Lagos Waste Management Agency (LAWMA) over its recent employment of 20 disabled persons.

LAWMA employs persons living with disabilities as sweepers

The Lagos Waste Management Authority said on Wednesday that it had engaged the services of 20 physically-challenged persons as sweepers of pedestrian bridges across the state.

NGO partners Lawma, others to clear drainage in Agege

The African Global Initiative (AGI), says it has partnered with the Lagos State Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) and Aspire Coronation Trust (ACT) to clear drainage in six communities in Agege, Lagos state.
LAWMA officials discharging their duties in one of the areas of Lagos metropolis.

Stakeholder condemns poor sanitation within Apapa ports

Mr Collins Farinto, the National Vice-President, Association of Nigerian Licensed Customs Agents (ANLCA), has warned against continuous dumping of refuse at the entrance of the Apapa sea port in Lagos.

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Bundesliga could return in May with ‘draconian’ measures – virologist

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Kogi monarch offers to take campaign to grassroots, urges government to be proactive

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Former Leeds and Manchester City defender, Danny Mills, has hit out at the PFA’s sluggish response to calls for players’ wages to be cut in response to the coronavirus crisis.

Danny Mills: PFA making Premier League players look bad

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