Press Releases

  • 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.

  • Lagos Holds 5th Climate Change Summit March 13-15

    In the stride to combat effects of Climate Change, Lagos State Government holds the 5th edition of the Annual Climate Change Summit from Wednesday 13th to Friday 15th March,2013 at the Eko Hotel & Suites, Victoria Island-Lagos. The three day summit with the theme: Vulnerability And Adaptability To Climate Change In Nigeria: Lagos State Transportation, Housing And Infrastructure would afford participants from different sectors the opportunity of sharing experience and proffering solutions on climate change challenges.

  • Climate Change Biggest War Of Our Time – Fashola

    The Governor of Lagos State, Mr Babatunde Raji Fashola (SAN), has described the ravaging climate change as the biggest war of our time, stressing that “no war in human history has claimed as many lives as climate change has claimed”. Fashola stated this at the ongoing 5th Climate Change Summit in Lagos with the theme: Vulnerability and Adaptability to Climate Change in Nigeria: Lagos State Transportation, Housing and Infrastructural Sectors in Focus”. Fashola added, “it is a war we need to fight together and I am sure that if we fight together, the human civilization will win, climate change is not new, what is new is our knowledge about it and what we do about it”.

  • Lagos Dedicate Subsequent Sanitation Exercises Towards Drainage Clearance

    Now that the rains are here, the Lagos State Government has dedicated subsequent editions of the statewide environmental sanitation exercises, more to the cleaning of drains and canals across the state, and other environmental nuisances. According to the Commissioner for the Environment, Lagosians are implored to come out in large numbers on Saturday May 25th, 2013, to clean drains in their frontage and canals nearest to their homes in order to combat flooding in the State. This became necessary in view of meteorologist forecast that the state is to experience rains of high intensity and severe thunderstorm across the state.