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  • EPE LANDFILL IN PROGRESS- DUROSINMI-ETTI

    The Lagos State Commissioner for the Environment, Mr. Babatunde Durosinmi-Etti has said that the Sanitary Landfill currently being built in Epe is in steady progress. The Commissioner said this during a media tour of the Landfill site in Epe on Thursday. He said that the landfill, being a critical aspect of the waste management value […]

  • CLEANER LAGOS: WASTE COLLECTION OPERATORS COMMENCE COMMERCIAL OPERATIONS

    The Lagos State Government has forged ahead with its plan to reassign the erstwhile PSP operators, now known as Waste Collection Operators from domestic waste collection to commercial waste collection as the operators are billed to officially commence evacuation of commercial waste on Thursday, 1st March, 2018. The Commissioner for the Environment, Mr. Babatunde Durosinmi-Etti […]

  • VISIONSCAPE, PSP OPERATORS RESOLVE TO WORK AS PARTNERS … PSP Operators Pledge Free Black-Spots-moping operations

    In a move to bring relief to Lagosians on the current waste situation, the Visionscape Sanitation Solution and the Waste Collection Operators (WCOs), otherwise known as PSP Operators, have agreed to work together as partners to achieve a cleaner, healthier and safer Lagos. This resolution was made at a meeting facilitated by the Commissioner for […]

  • DESIST FROM INDISCRIMINATE DUMPING OR FACE COMMUNAL SERVICE, LAGOS WARNS. …..Arrests four.

    The Lagos State Government has warned residents to stop indiscriminate dumping of refuse in unauthorized places, saying that perpetrators riskfacing the full wrath of the law, including engaging communal service as a form of deterrence. This warning was issued by the Commissioner for the Environment, Babatunde Durosinmi –Etti during a press briefing held at the […]

  • MOE TRAINS STAFF ON ETHICS

    To upscale the skill of its personnel, the Lagos State Ministry of the Environment has trained its officers on work ethics to enhance attitudinal change and effective and optimum service delivery. The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of the Environment, Mr. Abiodun Bamgboye who declared the training open, stated that the three-day in-house training programme was designed […]

  • LASG CALLS FOR CONSERVATION OF WETLANDS RESOURCES – Marks World Wetlands Day

    The Lagos State Government has called for the conservation of wetlands resources in the State, saying that wetlands as critical parts of natural environment help in reducing the impacts of floods, absorbing pollutant and improving water quality. Making this call was the Commissioner for the Environment, Babatunde Durosinmi-Etti during his interaction with pressmen in Alausa […]

  • LASG ASKS TRADERS TO VACATE ROAD OR FACE SANCTIONS

    ….obtains traders agreement on fencing The Lagos State Government has asked traders, particularly those in Ogba market and its environs to vacate the road or face heavy sanctions, saying no one is permitted to convert the road, road medians, set-backs and walkways into markets or street shops. This was made known by the Commissioner for […]

  • LASG GOES TOUGH ON OPEN URINATION

    … Arrests Five … Vows to sustain environmental cleanliness In its efforts to rid the environment of all infractions, the Lagos State Government has arrested five individuals for urinating openly on the streets of Lagos. The five persons, Bokovou Ettiene, Ajetunmobi James, Adeuga Adetola, Emmanuel Adekola and Ishola Akanbi, were arrested by the Special Adviser […]

  • AMBODE APPOINTS ENVIRONMENTALIST AS LASPARK GM

      Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode has appointed Mrs. Bilikiss Adebiyi-Abiola as the New General Manager of the Lagos State Parks and Gardens Agency (LASPARK). Mrs. Bilikiss Adebiyi-Abiola, an environmentalist and young entrepreneur, was educated at Fisk University USA, Vanderbilt University and the renowned Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in the United Kingdom. Abiola […]

  • Solid Waste Reform Will Improve the Socio-Economic Conditions of Lagos Residents… Adejare

    *6,500 Rats killed through Deratisation exercise; *12.99 km length of drainage channels constructed in 17 LGAs/LCDAs The Commissioner for the Environment, Dr. Babatunde Adejare has said that the ongoing reform in solid waste management, tagged the Cleaner Lagos initiative, the official roll out of which is to commence some weeks from now, will contribute to […]