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Lagos Imposes N.25m Fine For Harassing Neighbourhood Safety Corps

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Mrs. Adefunmilayo Tejuosho, Chairman Committee on Information, Security and Strategy, presented a report to the house titled “A Bill for a Law to Amend the Lagos State Neighbourhood Safety Agency for the Regulation and Control of Neighbourhood Safety Corps Activities and for Connected Purposes.’’

“Pay Your School Fees with Recycle Bins” – NGO Admonishes Students

Volunteers During the ACI World Cleanup Exercise Held in Ojo, Lagos. Behind is the ACI Chief Environmental Officer, Alex Akhigbe. African Cleanup Initiative (ACI), a Non-Government Organisation, has admonished students and parents alike to cash in on its Recycle Pay Educational Programme (REAP) to pay school fees. Chief Environmental Officer of the NGO, Mr. Alex Akhigbe explained that the aim of...

NGO Slams Environmental Impact Assessment Policy

Mr Taiwo Otitolaye, the Project Coordinator of the NGO further buttressed Egbule’s call for the inclusion of social and human right impact assessment into the nation’s Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Policy and Legal Framework, saying: “Government at all levels should involve communities in decision and policy making process,’’

LASBCA Demolishes 30 Distressed Buildings in Lagos Island

While calling on the professional bodies in the said area to make sure their associations were registered by the government, he also called on residents and all key players to help the Lagos state government in achieving its target of a safer Lagos, by notifying the appropriate authorities whenever they sighted any improper structure or dilapidated building within their environs.

OAU says water from polluted dam now safe

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The management of Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) has assured members of the university community and other stakeholders of the safety of water from its Opa dam. According to a Monday statement from the institution’s Registrar, Mrs. M.I. Omosule, suspected land grabbers polluted the dam with chemicals, leading to the death of several fishes and other aquatic animals. She disclosed that the...

“Generator use is a time bomb on the environment” – NESREA

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The National Environmental Standards and Regulations Enforcement Agency (NESREA) has described increased usage of generators as a time bomb on the environment. The Gombe State Coordinator, NESREA, Mr David Wuaye, stated this in an interview on Wednesday. According to him, use of generators pollute the atmosphere and is a source of noise pollution across the nation. He noted that many Nigerians were...

Waste cause of major environmental problems in Lagos – Ex-NSE Chairman

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Incoming Lagos governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu will solve 50 per cent of environmental challenges facing the state by overhauling the waste collection and disposal system. A former Chairman, Nigerian Environmental Society (NES), Lagos Island Chapter, Mr John Ekoko, made this known on Thursday, May 14. Ekoko disclosed that about eight million tonnes of waste were generated daily in Lagos. He described waste as...

How Abia Can Overcome Building Collapse – Experts

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Investigation of previous incidents and punishment of those responsible would help Abia State overcome the challenges of incessant building collapse, Nigerian Institute of Architects (NIA) and Architect Registration Council of Nigeria (ARCON) have said. The Abia State chapters of the NIA and ARCON said this in Aba on Saturday, during a fact-finding to sites of recent collapsed buildings in...

Axxela Bags SON Integrated Management Systems Certifications

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Gas and power firm, Axxela Limited has become the first organisation in the Nigerian oil and gas industry to hold the ISO 9001:2015 – Quality Management, ISO 14001:2015 – Environmental Management, and ISO 45001:2018 Occupational Health and Safety Management System certifications simultaneously. The company made this known in a statement on Thursday, February 21, after the Standards Organisation of Nigeria...

Carbon Monoxide Poisoning: Your Safety As You Use Your Generator

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By Funmi Obisesan Electricity is no doubt a very essential necessity in modern life. For artisans and small business owners like barbers, hairdressers and so on, regular electricity supply is actually an important tool required for the smooth running of their businesses. In the same vein, religious organisations rely on the supply of electricity for a comfortable atmosphere during their services. The...
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