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STREET TRADING: LAGOS PROVIDES CORNER SHOPS AS ALTERNATIVE

…INAUGURATES MARKET SANITATION TASK FORCE  The fight against eradication of street trading within Lagos Central Business District has received a boost with the introduction of thirty corners shops donated by Mikano International Limited. Receiving the corner shops at Onikan Lagos, the Special Adviser to the Governor on Central Business Districts, Mr. Agboola Dabiri commended the gesture of Mikano in living …

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LASG BUILDS RETENTION POND TO CONTAIN FLOODING

The Lagos State Government has said that it is building a retention pond to assist in containing flooding in the State. The Commissioner for the Environment, Dr. Babatunde Samuel Adejare disclosed this during the sensitization programme for the 2017 Water Technology and Environmental Control Exhibition and Conference (WATEC) held at Renaissance Hotel, on Monday. Adejare said that a retention pond …

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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 …

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LASG REITERATES CALL FOR CAUTION AS RAINS PERSIST

The Lagos State government has once again called on residents to observe extreme caution on the roads as torrential rain persists across the state. While assuring the general public of the heavy deployment of environmental sanitation officers and emergency rescue teams, especially in flood-prone areas of the state, the government urges residents to stay indoors, either at home or in …

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LASIEC CHAIRMAN WARNS ELECTORAL OFFICERS AGAINST MALPRACTICES

The Chairman, Lagos State Independent Electoral Commission, Hon. Justice Ayotunde Phillips, has warned Electoral Officers to be fair, transparent, professional and exhibit the fear of God in the discharge of their duties as election managers during the forthcoming Local Government elections in the State scheduled for Saturday, July 22. Hon. Justice Phillips gave the warning while addressing the Electoral Officers …

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LASG TRAINS SAFETY CHAMPIONS FOR LGAs, LCDAs

The Lagos State government through the Safety Commission has commenced training for safety champions for the 20 Local Government Areas (LGAs) and 37 Local Council Development Areas (LCDAs) of the State in order to ensure prompt identification of hazards in LGAs. Speaking during the two-day training programme organized by the Commission at the Public Service Staff Development Centre (PSSDC) Magodo, …

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PERSISTENT RAINFALL: LASG WARNS CITIZENS

The Lagos State government has warned all residents in the State of the consequences of the persistent heavy rainfall being experienced in most parts of Lagos on lives and properties. A release today by the State Commissioner for the Environment, Dr. Samuel Adejare, noted that the rainfall is bound to disrupt normal activities as well as have an untoward effect …

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LWC REFUTES CLAIMS OF WATER POLLUTION IN VICTORIA ISLAND

The Lagos Water Corporation (LWC) has refuted a media report alleging the flow of diesel from a public water supply tap at 10, Tiamiyu Savage Street in Victoria Island. A statement issued by the Managing Director, LWC, Engr. Muminu Badmus today in his Ijora Office, the Corporation said its Zonal Distribution Team in Victoria Island has investigated the incident and …

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LAGOS HONOURS 867 PUBLIC SERVANTS

  Lagos State Government says it would continue to promote excellence in service delivery as it focuses attention on the implementation of quality programmes in health, infrastructure, transportation, education and other sectors of the economy to impact on the life of the citizenry.   The State Deputy Governor, Dr. (Mrs.) Idiat Oluranti Adebule who gave the assurance in Lagos today …

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LASG INTENSIFIES SANITATION INTERVENTION PROGRAMME

The Lagos Government has begun a sanitation intervention programme to address the challenges arising from the transition to a new solid waste management system in the State. A press statement issued by the Ministry of The Environment said the Sanitation Intervention Programme became necessary to ensure that no vacuum was created during the transition from the old waste management system to …

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