Lagos agency seeks compliance with greenery law
To mitigate the impact of climate change and improve environmental sustainability in Lagos, the state government through its Parks and Gardens Agency (LASPARK) has intensified advocacies
World Environmental Day: Group partners LASPARK on tree planting exercise
To commemorate this year’s World Environment Day, Reggae Republic, a socio-humanitarian group, will partner Lagos State Park and Garden Agency (LASPARK) on tree planting campaign.
Lagos government, Ikoyi residents bicker over trees felling, parks destruction
The felling of trees in Ikoyi, one of the affluent neighborhoods in Lagos State has raised environmental concerns among residents.The residents said the unusual action on the orders of Lagos State Parks and Gardens Agency (LASPARK) on Monday, September 7, 2020...
Alpha Morgan Capital supports teachers to cushion COVID-19 effects
Alpha Morgan Capital, a fast-growing investment banking institution, portfolio/fund managers and issuing house, has given financial supports to ameliorate the impacts...
Environmental degradation: Save Ikoyi and the air we all breathe
Early morning walks and jogs will no longer be the same for residents of Ikoyi, one of the affluent neighborhoods in Lagos State as they witnessed an unusual...
Lagos reopens recreational parks
The Lagos State Government on Sunday announced the reopening of two of its recreational parks for public use but stated that visitors must comply with the existing COVID-19 protocols. Lagos State Parks and Gardens (LASPARK) general manager Adetoun Popoola in a statement by the agency's spokesperson Titilayo Ajirotutu disclosed the reopened recreational facilities are the…
Rotary Club plants 150 trees in Lagos community
As part of efforts to set up a healthier environment, the Rotary Club of Lekki Golden, District 9110, in conjunction with Lagos State Parks and Gardens Agency (LASPARK), has planted 150 trees at Adewumi Adebimpe Drive, Lekki Phase 1. Speaking at the event, the president of the club, Chima Aja-Chima, said tree planting would be…
Lagos to plant 500,000 trees in 2020
Lagos State Government plans to plant 500,000 trees before the end of the raining season. Lagos planted over 7.6 million trees in the last nine years.
Aquatic wildlife, environment in danger from plastic waste
Aquatic, environmental professionals and scientists have raised the alarm over the menace of plastic waste and dangers it poses to the aquatic wildlife...
‘How Nigeria can maximise economic benefits of wildlife, ecotourism’
Nigerian scientists and wildlife professionals have called on the government, the private sector investors and ecotourism entrepreneurs to explore untapped opportunities in the wildlife subsector for national development, recreational and tourism promotion.
Mitigating climate change in Lagos with agroforestry of coconut, bitter kola trees
Lagos, the commercial hub of Nigeria, and by extension, West Africa, is becoming hotter, more polluted and more environmentally degraded. Industrial activities, tree felling, land clearing, and overpopulation have impacted negatively on the environment.