28 Jan 2019
The Lagos State Ministry of the environment has arrested three environmental impostors who disguised as officials of the ministry to exploit residents in the Lekki/Ajah area of the state. The suspects, Olusegun Wasiu, Shina Ahmed and Muyiwa Olusegun were apprehended by the enforcement and advocacy team of the ministry following a tip off directed to…
31 Dec 2018
Lagos State Government has warned property owners against indiscriminate conversion of the residential areas to commercial use, saying it is contributing to increase in refuse generation as well as the attendant illegal dumping of refuse in unauthorised places.
31 Dec 2018
The State commissioner for the Environment, Mr. Babatunde Durosinmi-Etti, who gave this advice during an interactive session with newsmen in Alausa, Ikeja, stressed that it was necessary to enlighten Lagosians....
10 Dec 2018
To protect the soil, Lagos state government has warned its citizens on the dangers of indiscriminate disposal of spent oil, uncontrolled use of agrochemicals and improper disposal of urban and industrial wastes.
25 Oct 2018
After a series of failed efforts to secure his second term ticket on the platform of All Progressives Congress (APC), Governor Akinwunmi Ambode...
7 Sep 2018
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.
13 Aug 2018
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.
28 Jul 2018
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…
4 Jul 2018
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.
26 Jun 2018
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...
25 Jun 2018
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....