Towards Achieving A Cleaner Lagos

By Folashade Kadiri   Driving through the city of Lagos, Nigeria’s commercial capital, one cannot help but observe the practical steps taken by the administration of Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu to establish environmental sustainability in the state. Following the blueprint of…

AIR POLLUTION: LSMOH Partners LASEPA, UrbanBetter on Clean Air Campaign

September 7 is International Day of Clean Air Air Pollution remains the most insidious disease causing factor globally In its bid to protect the Lagos state environment and the welfare of residents, the Lagos State Environmental Protection Agency (LASEPA) and…

Shell: We are Investigating Peremabiri Oil Spill in Bayelsa

The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria (SPDC) on Monday, September 5, 2022, said it was investigating a report of an oil spill from its asset at Ogboinbiri in Southern Ijaw Local Government Area of Bayelsa State. An operational mishap…

Oyo Govt begins new waste management operation, Group kicks

In a bid to address the menace of improper waste disposal in Ibadan, Oyo State capital and its environs, the state government has flagged off an intensive door-to-door waste evacuation operation. Mr Adey Adewuyi, the Waste Management Consultant in the…

Government workers are not excluded from paying waste bills…Says LAWMA MD

“Nobody is exempted from paying for waste evacuation, including civil servants”. The Managing Director/CEO of Lagos Waste Management Authority (LAWMA), Mr. Ibrahim Odumboni, has called on residents in the state, especially civil servants, to support efforts of the Authority to…

Lagos loses 22,500 children to air pollution in 2021 – LASEPA

The Lagos State Environmental Protection Agency (LASEPA) says that 22,500 children died from air pollution in the state in 2021. It stated that the figure was 75 per cent of 30,000 people who died in 2021 in the state due to the…

Kubwa residents decry indiscriminate dumping of refuse

Some residents of Kubwa in Bwari Area Council of the FCT have decried the indiscriminate dumping of refuse in the area, which has become a menace. The residents described the development as worrisome, adding that it would have an adverse…

LAWMA ACADEMY CONCLUDES SUMMER SCHOOL FOR PUPILS

The Lagos State Waste Management Authority’s Academy, has wrapped up the training of over 100 pupils on effective waste management and good environmental practices, in a statement by the Authority. The training, which is held yearly, a four-week summer school…

Waste management: Environmentalists advocate promotion of circular economy

Environmentalists have called for the promotion of Circular Economy to ensure a sustainable waste management in order to reduce environmental risks and ecological scarcities. They made the call in Calabar on Friday at the sixth edition of the Africa Cleanup Conference with…

LAWMA: Three persons jailed for environmental offences

Lagos Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) has secured jail terms of two months imprisonment, for three persons, for various environmental offences, with a pending judgement for another person who patronised a cart pusher. This is coming on the heels of the…

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