Press Releases

  • LASG Meets With PSP Operators, Restores Door-to-Door Evacuation

    LASG Meets With PSP Operators, Restores Door-to-Door Evacuation The Lagos State Government has met with PSP operators in Waste Management, saying they should go back to their various areas of operation and restore door-to-door evacuation of waste. Addressing operators at the meeting, held at LAWMA Office, Ijora on Tuesday, the Secretary to the State Government, […]

  • CLIMATE CHANGE: AMBODE CALLS FOR LIFESTYLE CHANGE TO ATTAIN SUSTAINABLE ENVIRONMENT

    CLIMATE CHANGE: AMBODE CALLS FOR LIFESTYLE CHANGE TO ATTAIN SUSTAINABLE ENVIRONMENT The Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode has urged the people to change their lifestyle in favour of nature conservation for the attainment of sustainable environment in Lagos State, he stated this during the 2018 Annual Walk for Nature, held at the State […]

  • 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 URGES ENVIRONMENTAL CONSCIOUSNESS IN MINING, DREDGING ACTIVITIES

    The government of Lagos State has urged sand miners and dredgers in the State to be mindful of their impacts on the environment and operate in manners that would prioritise the protection of the environment. This charge was giving today by Dr. Samuel Babatunde Adejare, the Commissioner for the Environment during his welcome address at […]

  • LASG ADVOCATES SUSTAINABLE SANITATION PRACTICES

    The Lagos State Government today joined the rest of the world to mark the World Toilet Day by promoting healthy sanitation practices among Lagosians Speaking during the celebration of the 2017 World Toilet Day in Ojodu-Berger Bus Terminus, the Commissioner of the Environment, Dr. Samuel Babatunde Adejare, maintained that the celebration brings to the front […]

  • LAGOS SHARES CLI VISION WITH ONDO

    The Lagos State Government has shared its experience in implementing the Cleaner Lagos Initiative with Ondo State, saying, as a matter of policy, it was always ready to share with other states of the federation, experience garnered in managing the State. Speaking, while receiving his Ondo State Counterpart, Mr. Funsho Esan in Alausa on Thursday, […]

  • 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 […]