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Clean Lagos Campaign

Clean Lagos Campaign

Towards the twilight of Akinwunmi Ambode’s administration as Lagos governor, the state was rated as the dirtiest in the country and held that shameful position until March this year. The fact that the state is still rated among the dirtiest in the country even after a year that Ambode has left is more worrisome. Mr. …

Lagos State Government has warned against indiscriminate dumping of refuse in the sprawling city, pointing out that it has strengthened its environmental enforcement law to deal with environmental offenders across the state. Commissioner for the Environment, Mr. Babatunde Durosinmi-Etti, who disclosed this during ministerial briefing of his ministry to mark the third year of Governor …

The Commissioner for the Environment, Babatunde Durosnmi-Etti has reiterated the State’s commitment to providing the adequate infrastructure required to support the environmental management of the burgeoning State with over 22 million residents. At the ministerial press briefing held on Wednesday by the Lagos State Ministry of Environment presented a progress report on the activities of …

  Relief may finally come for residents of Lagos as the state government yesterday said Waste Collector Operators (WCOs), otherwise known as PSP operators, have now been charged with the responsibility of managing residential and general waste collection, while Visionscape Sanitation Solutions has henceforth be mandated to implement waste management infrastructure development across the state. …

To avert crisis, especially loss of lives, Lagos State government yesterday revealed that 149 distressed buildings have been penciled down for demolition. The Commissioner for Physical Planning and Urban Development, Mr. Rotimi Ogunleye, stated this while providing updates on the activities of his ministry in the last one year at the ongoing Ministerial Press Briefing …

Former governor of Lagos sate, Bola Ahmed Tinubu has denied ownership of Visionscape, the foreign company presently managing refuse in the state and also urged Governor Ambode not to be ashamed to reverse himself if the experimentation has failed. Addressing over 350 members of the Association of Waste Managers of Nigeria who embarked on a …

The Lagos State Government says it will establish collection centres in 57 council areas to reduce plastic pollution across the state. Adebola Shabi, Special Adviser to the Governor on Cleaner Lagos Initiative, made this known during a news briefing on Friday in Lagos. Shabi said that the plastic collection centres would be established in conjunction …

By Esther Onyegbula LAGOS—Police have arrested over 80 miscreants, recovered a toy gun, fake dollars, reflective jackets, six butchers’ knives, 21 kitchen knives, nine hammers, substances suspected to be cannabis and other dangerous weapons from Olusosun dumpsite squatters in Lagos. The Police team, comprising officers drawn from Rapid Response Squad, RRS, Lagos State Task Force, …

  Badagry (Lagos State) – The Lagos State Government on Saturday demolished some houses illegally constructed on reserved land belongs to the Ministry of Agriculture at Wayinna in Toga area of Badagry.   The demolition was carried out under the supervision of officials from the Ministry of Agriculture and security agencies. It was further gathered …

After a long hitted parley between PSP and Visionscape over who to man waste management in Lagos State reached a consensus today. Following the completion of a meeting involving all the Executive Chairmen and Chairpersons of the 57 Local Government (LGs) and Local Council Development Areas (LCDAs) in Lagos State, the operators of the Private …