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Tunji Bello

Tunji Bello, others get portfolios as Lagos governor inaugurates exco members

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State, yesterday, inaugurated the new State Executive Council, with a task to members to be diligent in their duties, saying, “we must accelerate the trajectory of growth and development of Lagos State as we can’t afford to disappoint Lagosians.”
Dr Gloria Obioh, Head of Department of Environmental Biotechnology and Bio- conservation Department, National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA) stated this in an interview with newsmen.

Federal government set to deploy biogas for power generation

The Federal Government on Monday in Abuja affirmed its readiness to deploy biogas for electricity generation in the country.
Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has announced the appointment of six new Permanent Secretaries in the States Civil Service.

Group urges Lagos governor to instil sanity, security on roads, hospitals

An advocacy group, Africa Association of Professional Freight Forwarders and Logistic of Nigeria (APFFLON) has called on the Lagos State governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, to as a matter of urgency put an end to the spate of insecurity on Lagos roads and extortion of money from patients in all the general hospitals in the state.
Gov. Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State, on Thursday in Kaduna signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation (CCECC) for the road component of the Kaduna Urban Renewal Project.

Governor El-Rufai signs MoU with CCECC on Kaduna urban renewal project

Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State, on Thursday in Kaduna signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation (CCECC) for the road component of the Kaduna Urban Renewal Project.
Suleiman Adamu, Minister Of Water Resources

Federal government seeks community ownership of irrigation systems

The Federal Government has urged the benefiting states of Kebbi and Zamfara to take ownership of the newly installed Centre Pivot Irrigation systems to turn around the agricultural sector and promote food security.

Central bank: Economic activities expand faster in March

For the first time in 2019, economic activities grew faster as the manufacturing and non-manufacturing sectors continued to expand in the month of March.
The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) has released the list of the 3,050 successful applicants from its 2019 entrepreneurs programme.

Full list of the 2019 Tony Elumelu entrepreneurs selected from Nigeria

The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) has released the list of the 3,050 successful applicants from its 2019 entrepreneurs programme.

Expert urges women to invest in waste management business

Mrs Sade Nubi, an Environment expert in waste management has called on women at various levels to embrace and invest in waste management business to add value to their livelihood.

Federal government restates commitment to promoting blue economy

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has reiterated the Federal Government’s commitment to promoting blue economy for safe and sustainable use of the continent’s vast sea and ocean resources.
The Lagos State All Progressives Congress governorship candidate, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, and his Peoples Democratic Party counterpart, Jimi Agbaje, on Friday differed on infrastructure, health and other issues that would spur the development of the state.

Election: Jide Sanwo-Olu, Jimi Agbaje disagree on infrastructure, health

The Lagos State All Progressives Congress governorship candidate, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, and his Peoples Democratic Party counterpart, Jimi Agbaje, on Friday differed on infrastructure, health and other issues that would spur the development of the state.

UNILAG introduces more entrepreneurship programmes for students

The University of Lagos on Saturday said that its students were on course in changing the narrative of university education in the country through its various entrepreneurship programmes.
Lagos State House of Assembly

Lagos lawmakers review environmental law ahead of PSP operators’ return

As the stage is being set for operators of Private Sector Partnership (PSP) in waste management in Lagos State to resume work, the contentious consolidated Lagos State Environmental Law and nine others are currently being reviewed by lawmakers in the Lagos State House of Assembly.
Lagos State House of Assembly

Lagos Assembly set to review environmental law

The Lagos State House of Assembly on Thursday began a three-day retreat to review the state’s Environmental Law and nine others to meet global best practices.

Federal government targets 200 investors for diaspora investment summit

The federal government says it is targeting over 200 investors at the maiden Diaspora investment summit to attract Diaspora investors to come back home and boost Nigerian businesses.

GEF grantee trains farmers on agro-forestry in Osun

A grantee of the Global Environmental Facility (GEF), Environmental Management and Development Trust (EMADET), an NGO, has trained farmers on agro-forest production in Ile-Iran community, Ayedire Local Government Area, Osun state.

World Bank: Global waste could grow 70% as cities boom

Global waste could grow by 70 per cent by 2050 as urbanisation and populations rise, said the World Bank.
Abiola Ajimobi

Oyo partners private organisation in space management

Oyo State government, through the state Ministry of Environment and Water Resources, in partnership with some private organisations, on Thursday kicked off the Management of Open Spaces (MOPS) scheme.
Officials of the Cleaner Lagos initiative (CLI) evacuating illegal dumpsites across the State.

Waste management: Lagos creates two more transfer loading stations

The Lagos State Government says it has opened two more Transfer Loading Stations (TLS) for effective waste management.

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