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Funke Akindele and Pa James
10 Jul 2020
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…
20 Mar 2020
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.
6 Nov 2017
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.
2 Nov 2017
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).
28 Sep 2017
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.
25 Sep 2017
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.
10 Aug 2017
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.
1 Aug 2017
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.
29 Jul 2017
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.
26 Jul 2017
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. 
20 Jul 2017
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.
17 Jul 2017
The management of Eko Atlantic City has exonerated the project from the incessant flooding of Victoria Island, Lekki, and other adjoining areas.


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