Home / News (page 3)

News

LAGOS REITERATES CALL FOR CONSERVATION OF WETLANDS RESOURCES

 . . . As State Celebrates World Wetlands Day The Lagos State Government on Sunday renewed its call for the conservation of wetland resources in the State, saying they represent a critical part of the natural environment. Making the call during an interview as part of activities commemorating the 2020 World Wetland Day, the Commissioner for the Environment and Water Resources, …

Read More »

LASG SET TO DECOMMISSION LASU-ISHERI ROAD DUMPSITES

The Lagos State Government has concluded arrangements to decommission the landfills and refuse dumpsites located along LASU-Isheri Road, Igando,  as part of efforts targeted at preventing potential exposure to an epidemic among residents of the area.  The State Commissioner for Health as well as the Commissioner for The Environment and Water Resources, Prof. Akin Abayomi and Mr. Tunji Bello made …

Read More »

WETLANDS PROTECTION, SOLUTION TO CLIMATE CHANGE – LAGOS COMMISSIONER

  Lagos State Commissioner for The Environment, Mr. Babatunde Durosinmi- Etti has called on Lagosians to view wetlands protection as a veritable solution to climate change and a means for conserving the environment for posterity. He made this call in Alausa at the weekend while identifying with the United Nations and the rest of the world in marking the 2019 …

Read More »

LASG URGES ENVIRONMENTAL CONSCIOUSNESS IN MINNING, DREDGING ACTIVITIES

The Lagos State Government has urged Sand Miners and Dredgers in the State to be mindful of the impact of their activities on the environment and operate in manners that would prioritise the protection of the environment. This charge was given today by Dr. Samuel Babatunde Adejare, the State Commissioner for the Environment during in his address at the 2017 …

Read More »

ENVIRONMENT COMMISSIONER MARKS MOTHER’S POST-HUMOUS BIRTHDAY WITH TREE PLANTING

Lagos State Commissioner for the Environment, Dr. Samuel Babatunde Adejare today marked the 90th post-humous birthday of his mother with tree planting and urges Lagos residents to imbibe the habit of planting trees to protect the environment. Adejare called on all residents, especially those living around the newly regenerated Ogba market to make tree planting a part of their lives …

Read More »

LASG ADVOCATES SUSTAINABLE SANITATION PRACTICES

The Lagos State Government today joined the rest of the world to mark the World Toilet Day by emphasizing the need to promote healthy sanitation practices among Lagosians. Speaking during at an event to mark the 2017 World Toilet Day at Ojodu-Berger Bus Terminus, the Commissioner for the Environment, Dr. Samuel Babatunde Adejare, maintained that the celebration brings to the …

Read More »

FLOODING: LAGOS URGES RESIDENTS TO REMAIN CALM, VIGILANT

…Insists Residents Stop Dumping Refuse In Drainage Channels …Says Reforms In Environment Sector Will Redefine Waste Management Lagos State Government on Sunday urged residents to remain calm and vigilant in the wake of the torrential rain experienced in the State in the last few days. State’s Commissioner for the Environment, Dr. Babatunde Adejare, who spoke after inspecting areas affected by …

Read More »

LASG INVIGORATES SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT SECTOR

The Lagos State Government has commenced a phased roll-out of the Cleaner Lagos Initiative with the launch of Marine Waste Collection, Mechanised Sweeping and inauguration of the Lagos Environmental Sanitation Corps (LAGESC) to engender a financially viable and technology driven waste management sector. Speaking at the event which held at the Agege Township Stadium, Governor Akinwunmi Ambode said government embarked …

Read More »

LASPARK HOLDS TREE PLANTING DAY AWARENESS SEMINAR

As part of preparation for the Year 2017 Tree Planting Day, the Lagos State Parks and Gardens Agency (LASPARK) has held a “Walk for Tree” and an awareness seminar to highlight the importance of tree planting at the Epe Local Government Secretariat. Speaking at the One-Day seminar, the General Manager of the Agency, Mrs Abimbola Jijoho-Ogun said the sensitisation walk …

Read More »