Lawma organises Health and Safety Training for Sweepers

…. Deploys mechanised sweeping on strategic roads The Lagos Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) has organised the first quarter health and safety training for sanitation workers in the state, aimed at prioritising their health, safety, and overall well-being in the course…

EnviroNews Advocacy warns against dumping, blockage of Ogunpa River channels

The EnviroNews Advocacy & Campaigns for Sustainability, a non-governmental organization (NGO), has urged residents of Ibadan in Oyo State to prevent the outbreak of another flood disaster in the city by putting an end to the indiscriminate dumping of refuse…

On OML 34; NNPCL, US Govt., Deloitte Partner to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Part of new operational goal to reduce methane and greenhouse gases from upstream activities A net-zero carbon objective   The Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited (NNPCL) has partnered with the United States (US) Department of States and international management consultancy…

Why Nigeria must Channel Petroleum Subsidy Savings Towards Driving Green Growth and Sustainable Development in Nigeria

By Prof. Chukwumerije Okereke   In a daring move, Nigeria’s President, His Excellency President Bola Ahmed Tinubu GCFR, declared the immediate abolition of fuel subsidies during his Inaugural Address on May 29, 2023, stating quite simply that “subsidy is gone”.…

LAWMA, MAN Collaborate for Environmental Sustainability

Styrofoam ban in public interest   The Lagos Waste Management Authority, (LAWMA) and the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN), have met to discuss ways of implementing sustainable waste management strategies, following the recent ban on usage of styrofoam packs in…

Styrofoam Ban: No Going Back – Lasg

The Lagos State Government has maintained it’s stance on the total ban of usage and distribution of Styrofoam in the State, stating there is no going back on the ban. This affirmation was made at a consultative meeting of the…

Lagos plastic ban, a welcome development in wrong direction – NYBN, SEFAAI

An effective plastic policy should not be reactionary; there should be coordinated approach, public scrutiny, and policy standardisation The Nigerian Youth Biodiversity Network (NYBN), the official youth constituency of the United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity (UNCBD-GYBN), Nigeria chapter, and…

LAGOS SHUTS OKE-AFA, KATANGUA MARKETS FOR FILTH

The Lagos State Government, in a bid to curb mounting environmental health concerns, has sealed Oke-Afa Market, Isolo and Katangua Market, Abule Egba, for violating waste disposal regulations and for sundry unhygienic practices around the markets, constituting grave environmental infractions.…

Lagos announces Ban on Usage if Styrofoams and other Single Use Plastics

Lagos State Government on Sunday announced a ban on the usage and distribution of Styrofoam and other single use plastics in the State with immediate effect. This was announced by the Commissioner for the Environment and Water Resources, Tokunbo Wahab…

Shell Must Address Ecological, Health, Economic and Social Impacts Concerns in the Niger Delta Before Selling Assets.

Press Statement by Civil Society Organizations   On the 16th of January 2024, Shell announced on its website and social media platform X that it had reached an agreement to sell its Nigerian onshore subsidiary SPDC to a consortium of domestic…

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