Press Releases


    The Lagos State Government has charged members of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) and Market Associations in Ojo and Iba Local Government Areas to ensure cleanliness of their environment. The Commissioner for the Environment, Dr. Babatunde Adejare gave this charge during a meeting with the representatives of the transport union, the market […]


    To address the challenge of refuse littering some parts of Lagos State during the State’s transition to the new solid waste management system, the Lagos State Government has activated a sanitation intervention programme. The Sanitation Intervention Programme, which became necessary to ensure that no stone is left unturned in the effort to achieve a clean, […]

  • 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 […]

  • LASG Reassures Lagosians On Environmental Law

    The Lagos State Government has reassured Lagosians that the new environmental law is in the interest of all as it is not out to bring any hardship whatsoever on the people. This was made known by the Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr. Steve Ayorinde while responding to press interview in Alausa on Thursday. According […]

  • Otedola Bridge Drainage Works: LASG Urges Motorists’ Cooperation

    The Lagos State Government has urged Motorists plying Otedola under bridge to cooperate with Traffic Officials as traffic under the bridge will be narrowed to a single lane for four days, starting from Wednesday 15th March 2017 when the excavation works of the on-going construction of Omole Jubilee Estate/Agiliti drainage channel commences. The excavation works […]

  • LASG Assures Residents On Rainfall

    The Lagos State Government has assured residents that it will do everything possible to ensure that the reports of high rainfall which may result in flash flooding in some communities along Ogun-Osun River and the adverse weather predictions by the Nigeria Meteorological Agency (NiMET) do not impact negatively on the citizens. The Commissioner for the […]

  • Lagos Government Appeals to Public on Disruption of Water Supply

    The Lagos State Government has again appealed to the citizenry to bear with her a…s they experience disruption of water supply in some parts of the State, which is caused by shortage in supply of gas to Akute Independent Power Plant (IPP). The Commissioner for the Environment, Dr. Babatunde Adejare who made the appeal in […]

  • Lagos Lifts Restriction Order for NABTEB Exams on Saturday

    The Lagos State Government has lifted the restriction order on human and vehicular movement during the May Monthly Environmental Sanitation Exercise in order to allow for free movement of examination materials and also for Students, Invigilators and other Stakeholders to participate effectively in the National Business and Technical Examinations Board (NABTEB) Examination expected to be […]

  • Sanitation Not Cancelled, Holds on Saturday

    The Lagos State Government has again emphasised that the Monthly Environmental Sanitation Exercise has… not been cancelled. Restriction of human and vehicular movement across the state between the hours of 7.00am -10.000am also remains in force. The Commissioner for the Environment, Dr. Babatunde Adejare, who announced this in a press statement also urged residents to […]

  • Lagos Holds June Monthly Sanitation Exercise on Saturday 27th June 2015

    The Lagos State Monthly Environmental Sanitation Exercise for the month of June with its attendant restriction of human and vehicular Activities will hold between the hours of 7:00am-10am on Saturday 27th June, 2015. According to Engr. Ayodeji Adenekan, the Permanent Secretary, Office of Drainage Services, Lagosians are advised to actively participate in the Sanitation Exercise […]

  • November Sanitation Exercise Holds In Lagos On Saturday, 29th November 2014

    The statewide Lagos Monthly Environmental Sanitation Exercise for November comes up on Saturday 29th November, 2014 across the State between the hours of 7:00am-10am. Tunji Bello urged Lagosians to participate actively in the exercise through the cleaning of their homes, drains, and totality of their environment. He noted that regular cleaning of the environment hold […]

  • 2013 Seasonal Rainfall Prediction LAGS Reassures Residents

    Following NIMET’s release of 2013 Seasonal Rainfall Prediction(SRP) which predicted heavy rainfall of high intensity for Lagos, the Lagos State Government has reassured Lagosians,asking them not to panic. The Commissioner for the Environment, Tunji Bello stated at a press conference to sensitize the media on the implications of the Seasonal Rainfall Prediction for Lagos State that Lagosians should set their minds at rest in spite of the forecast of heavy rains.