In a bid to ensure a safe and secure Lagos State, Governor Akinwunmi Ambode has launched the Lagos Neighbourhood Safety Corps (LNSC) with a guarantee that the safety and security of lives in the state will be more enhanced. Speaking at the official launching of the Corps held at Agege Stadium on March 27, […]
A UN report has described the road network and traffic between human and motorized vehicle in Lagos, as unplanned for and unsafe contributing to the deaths of millions of people. The report highlighted that about 30 per cent of Lagos’ mobility is on foot or by bicycle and the interaction between pedestrian and motorised vehicles […]
The 127.6-kilometre-long expressway connecting Ibadan, the capital of Oyo State and Lagos State, popularly referred to as “Lagos-Ibadan expressway”, is the oldest and remains one of the busiest inter-state routes in West Africa. As major traffic artery, it has certainly hosted its share of accidents over the years. So many factors are being blamed for […]
…Says Number-Plate Removal Preferred To Towing Of Vehicles The Lagos State Government on Monday has defended the enforcement method of its Special Offences Task Force which favours the removal of number plates of erring vehicles over clamping down and towing of vehicles. The government also denied allegations of highhandedness against officials of the Task Force […]
By Waheed Akinyemi The Lagos State Commissioner of Special Duties and Inter-Governmental Relations, Hon. Seye Oladejo, have warned that Lagos State is vulnerable to disaster occurrences due to her peculiarity as the economy and commercial nerve centre of the country with about 25 Million people and has the smallest land mass in the federation. The […]
The Lagos State Government has disclosed that properties estimated at N89.26 billion have been saved from being consumed by fire in the last 10 months. This was disclosed by the Director, Lagos State Fire Service, Mr Rasak Fadipe, while lamenting the rising cases of fire incidence in the Lagos metropolis. According to him “over 1,558 […]
October 2, 2015. Lagos State Government has shut Hongxing Steel Company Limited, a Chinese company based in Amuwo-Odofin Local Government for safety violations. The state government issued the stop-work order following the death of a casual worker, Mr. Emeka Umoh who sustained severe burns after liquefied iron spilled on him on September 23, 2015. According […]
23rd September, 2015 The Lagos State government has said its war on pollution remains on course. It said the campaign will not respect any race, creed or religion, in its efforts to enthrone a safe environment. The General Manager, Lagos State Environmental Protection Agency (LASEPA),Adebola Rasheed Shabi, who spoke duriing a public enlightenment campaign for […]
In a bid to enhance efficient management of solid waste and tackle its challenges in Africa and Nigeria in particular, Waste Matters Nigeria Limited in conjunction with the Federal Ministry of Environment is set to organise African Waste Management summit, exhibition and awards in Lagos, southwest Nigeria.
It is the premier event for the recycling and waste management industry in the African region.
It will present a platform to explore latest technologies and products and find best practices to successfully manage waste in a cost-effective and environmental friendly manner.
It will assemble leading industry players, waste management solution providers and consultants to address and discuss challenges and strategies for waste minimization, collection, treatment, disposal and recycling. Read more about Lagos Set For Waste Management Summit …
By Yinka Padonu With less than a month to end his tenure, Lagos State Governor, Babatunde Fashola, SAN, made a final appearance as Chief host at this year’s edition of the Lagos State Climate Change summit organized by the state’s Ministry of the Environment between 21 -23rd April at the Eko Hotel and Suites, Lagos. […]