‘Lagos generates 0.17 million metric tons of global marine plastic wastes’
Lagos State generates 0.17 million metric tons of global plastic wastes, according to a 2010 data captured in a Wall Street Journal publication of February 12, 2015.
Lagos decries wetland loss, tasks students on ecotourism
Lagos State government has decried the alarming rate of wetlands and biodiversity loss in the state, stressing the need to halt indiscriminate destruction of natural habitats, induced by unregulated human activities.
LASG arrest six for fraudulent enforcement of environmental law
Lagos State Government has apprehended six of its officials who go about defrauding people, particularly under the guise of environmental law enforcement. Commissioner for the Environment, Babatunde Durosinmi –Etti, who disclosed this yesterday, warned members of the public to be wary of the activities of unauthorized officers. He said they were perturbed by activities of…
The air pollution dilemma
The fact that the constant air pollution incidents in Lagos have not been documented to have caused serious or major casualties is no reason for the authorities to neglect a potential disaster of incredible magnitude.
Fuel station shut down over spillage, contaminated water
A fuel station suspected to have contaminated the underground water of residents in Akoka Community Development Area (CDA) through the leakage of Premium Motor Spirit...
Lagos State government partners NARTO in Apapa clean -up
Lagos State Government said it would collaborate with the Nigerian Association of Road Transport Owners (NARTO) to ensure proper clean up of Apapa and environs.Commissioner for the Environment, Mr. Babatunde Durosinmi-Etti , disclosed this at the tripartite meeting with the officers of the Ministry of the Environment....
Lagos seals fuel station for pollution
Lagos State Government has sealed a Total Filling Station in the Akoka area of the state due to alleged pollution of water sources.
Lagos Government seals fuel station over pollution
The Lagos State Government says it has sealed Total Filling Station in Akoka area over alleged pollution of water sources.
Lagos to re- certify PSP compactors
The Lagos State Government says it is prepared to apply tough measures on owners of waste compactors, which usually cause delay at dump sites.The authorities say such waste vehicles will be made to go through re-certification process before they can be allowed to use any of the dump sites in the State.
Lagos pledges commitment to Paris Agreement
Towards building capacity for implementation of ambitious climate action, Lagos State Government has launched the C40 Climate Action Planning Africa Programme.