Lagos Hosts Landmark CLEAN-Air Forum 2024 to Combat Air Pollution in Africa

Air quality stakeholders in Africa are scheduled to convene in Lagos, Nigeria for a five-day CLEAN-Air Forum to discuss the pressing issue of air pollution in the continent. The Forum is expected to attract over 300 participants from over 40…

Industrial Wastewater Identified as Primary Cause of Pollution in Lagos State, reveals NIEE Lagos

…….Unchecked Free zone operations amongst causes of industrial pollution. …….Regulatory challenges hinder pollution control efforts   Environmental engineers in Lagos have raised concerns about the significant impact of industrial wastewater on pollution levels in the state. They attribute the ongoing…

CHOLERA OUTBREAK: LAWMA BOSS TASKS RESIDENTS ON PERSONAL, DOMESTIC HYGIENE

The Managing Director/CEO of the Lagos Waste Management Authority (LAWMA), Dr. Muyiwa Gbadegesin, has called on residents to observe the best personal and domestic hygiene, as well as proper waste management practices, to curb the spread of rampaging cholera. He…

Id el Kabir: LAWMA Advocates Proper Waste Management

The Lagos Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) has urged residents to properly bag and dispose of their waste, especially animal waste, during and after this year’s Id el Kabir celebrations. Managing Director/CEO of the agency, Dr. Muyiwa Gbadegesin, has noted that…

LAWMA Launches “Know Your PSP” Campaign for Effective Service Delivery

The Lagos Waste Management Authority (LAWMA), has launched “Know Your PSP” campaign, an initiative aimed at improving communication and cooperation between residents and Private Sector Participation (PSP) operators, responsible for waste collection. Commenting on the initiative, managing director/CEO of LAWMA,…

LAWMA Serves 343 Contravention Notices on Construction Sites

The Lagos Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) has served 343 contravention notices on construction sites at various locations around the state in the last one year.   Commissioner for the Environment and Water Resources, Mr. Tokunbo Wahab, disclosed this at the…

World Malaria Day: LAWMA Boss Makes Case for Clean Environment

The Managing Director/CEO of the Lagos Waste Management Authority (LAWMA), Dr. Muyiwa Gbadegesin, has underscored the importance of maintaining a clean environment, to combat the spread of malaria.   He said this in a statement marking this year’s World Malaria…

Obey Safe Driving Rules or Get Sacked ─ LAWMA boss tells truck drivers

The Managing Director/CEO of the Lagos Waste Management Authority (LAWMA), Dr. Muyiwa Gbadegesin, has told truck drivers in the agency’s fleet, to strictly obey safe driving rules or risk severe penalties, including outright dismissal. He said this on Tuesday, at…

Gbadegesin Drives Bold Initiatives at LAWMA

By Bolaji Israel Lagos, the bustling metropolis of Nigeria, is home to over 20 million people. With such a massive population, managing waste and maintaining a hygienic environment become a daunting task. However, one man has risen to the challenge,…

World Recycling Day: HEDA Charges LASG, Others on Waste Management Reform

On the occasion of the 2024 World Recycling Day, the Human and Environmental Development Agenda (HEDA Resource Centre) has called on the Lagos State Government to recognize waste pickers as essential contributors to recycling efforts and frontline warriors against pollution…

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