Press Releases

  • LASG ACTIVATES SANITATION INTERVENTION PROGRAMME

    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, […]

  • LASG DIVIDES LAGOS INTO ZONES FOR DRAINAGE CLEARING

    In furtherance of its Cleaner Lagos Initiative, the Lagos State Government has divided the State into five zones for effective all year round drainage cleaning and clearing.   This was disclosed by the Commissioner for the Environment, Dr. Babatunde Adejare while addressing Newsmen in his office on Thursday.   The Commissioner who said that the […]

  • LASG MARKS A DECADE OF TREE PLANTING

    Plants 6.8 million trees in ten years   The Lagos State Government on Friday marked ten years of sustained commitment to tree planting campaign which has earned the State national and global recognition. In his welcome address at the 10th Tree Planting Day, the Commissioner for the Environment, Dr. Babatunde Adejare, said that a total […]

  • FLOOD: OGOMBO RESIDENTS ACKNOWLEDGE LASG SUPPORT

    …As Environment Commissioner Assures Assembly members of Government’s proactiveness Residents of Ogombo community in the Lekki axis of the State have acknowledged the support of the Lagos State Government in the effort to cushion the effects of the flood experienced by the community last weekend. This acknowledgment was made by the chairman, New Town Estate, […]

  • LASG BUILDS RETENTION POND TO CONTAIN FLOODING

    The Lagos State Government has said that it is building a retention pond to assist in containing flooding in the State. The Commissioner for the Environment, Dr Babatunde Samuel Adejare disclosed this during the sensitization programme for the 2017 Water Technology and Environmental Control Exhibition and Conference (WATEC) held at Renaissance Hotel, GRA Ikeja on […]

  • NOISE POLLUTION: LAGOS STATE DOES NOT DISCRIMINATE ENFORCEMENT

    Lagos State Environmental Protection Agency has said that it does not in any way discriminate in the discharge of its duties when implementing the Lagos State law on eradication of noise pollution across the State. This declaration was made by the General Manager of the Agency, Engr. Adebola Shabi while addressing newsmen in his office […]

  • LASG TASKS NURTW, MARKET ASSOCIATIONS ON SANITATION

    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 […]

  • LASG ACTIVATES SANITATION INTERVENTION PROGRAMME

    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 […]