2017 to be among three hottest years in history
It is likely that 2017 will be one of the three hottest years on record, with many high-impact incidents, including catastrophic hurricanes and floods, debilitating heat waves and drought.
Lagosians sensitized on flood prevention, waste sorting
The advocacy was championed by the Junior Chambers International (JCI) Lagos City, in collaboration with RyclePoints, a waste transformation firm, and the Lagos State Waste Management Authority (LAWMA).
‘Prompt claims payment is a catalyst for industry’s penetration’
While insurers have paid most victims, who had earlier submitted the necessary documentation in Victoria Island, Ikoyi, Lekki, Ajah and in other areas of Lagos, who processed their claims later are on the verge of getting their claims.
Lagos flood: The curse of a neglected environment
These activities are no longer top priority and clear reasons have not been advanced as to why renewed efforts have been halted. More so, the efforts to keep Lagos city clean, as was the case in previous years, seem to have been abandoned.
‘We still receive hoax, prank calls on our emergency lines’
For flooding, the major cause includes heavy rainfall, blockage of the drains and canals, indiscriminate building on water channels and rise in global water levels, occasioned by natural and man made occurrences.
Lagos gives 48 hours quit notice to owners of illegal structures
The Lagos State government yesterday served another 48 hours ‘Abatement Notice’ to all owners of illegal structures and shanties including containerised shops around Obalende to remove them immediately.
Eko Atlantic City clears self over flooding
The management of Eko Atlantic City has exonerated the project from the incessant flooding of Victoria Island, Lekki, and other adjoining areas.
To curtail the raging floods
Government cannot mitigate the scourge of floods alone, not just here in Nigeria but elsewhere in the world. Not only is it expensive but preventive rather than curative mechanisms would always save the day.