Funke Akindele Did Not Buy Me A House – Pa James
Yesterday, reports went viral that popular Nollywood actress Funke Akindele bought veteran actor Kayode Olasehinde "Ajirebi" better known as Pa James a house. The report had it that the "Jenifa's Diary" star gifted the house to the "Papa Ajasco" after the latter lost his home to flooding in Lagos. On July 7, the veteran actor…
Dirty markets shouldn’t cause Lagos flooding
Image is everything. But somehow, many places constantly challenge the image of Lagos as a cosmopolitan city. Among the challenges are the pressures of population on the little land, a seemingly innate disdain for orderliness in some parts and the ugly sight of plastic debris.
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).
A case for safe disposal of solid waste in Nigeria
Apart from the unhygienic odour that emanates from waste, waste also hampers free flow of water and may be dumped in river channels. This often results in flooding of flood plains.
‘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.
Lagos evacuates 12,600 tonnes of waste in 10 days
Dr. Babatunde Adejare, in a statement yesterday affirmed government’s resolve to rid the state of refuse heaps and solicited the support of all residents for the soon-to-be fully launched Cleaner Lagos Initiative.
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.
The flood menace
It is high time the government recognised flooding as a real-time problem, especially, in the face of the global climate change. The ecological fund should therefore be used to protect the citizenry from floods and all environmental challenges.