Ijaw Youth Council (lYC) and Movement for the Survival of the Ijaw Ethnic Nationality in the Niger Delta (MOSIEND) have expressed concerns over the dumping of refuse on the road linking Gbarain
The Edo State government has commenced desilting of drainages across the state, warning residents against indiscriminate disposal of refuse to prevent blocking of drainages
A magistratesS court in Owerri, at the weekend convicted 19 out of 21 persons for illegally dumping refuse at unauthorised places in the state.
29 Jun 2020
After a few months of respite, regular users of the ever-busy Idi-Oro/Mushin end of the Agege Motor Road have begun to experience agony.
6 Mar 2020
The Kwara Ministry of Environment and Forestry has warned residents against indiscriminate refuse dumps to prevent a flood.
2 Sep 2019
A long stretch of the Agege motor road and Mushin-Itire road are becoming an eyesore to residents and motorists owing to the stench oozing from heaps of refuse littering the roads.
26 Apr 2019
Ibadan, the largest city in West Africa, is renowned for its running splash of rust and gold, aptly described by the poet, Prof. J.P. Clark. This iconic city of brown roofs is, however, mired with dirt and heaps of refuse dotting the highways and inner-city roads. The stench oozing out from heaps of refuse at…
12 Sep 2018
Following the suit instituted by its aggrieved former employees, Visionscape has filed a statement of defence, denying all allegations of unlawful termination of employment without payment of entitlements. The company also prayed the court to dismiss the suit, which it claimed was “entirely unmeritorious, vexatious and frivolous without any basis or foundation whatsoever.” Visionscape’s legal…
3 Sep 2018
Lagos, that great city which Nigerians love and are awed about, stinks. It stinks from filth. I don’t mean this in any figurative sense. The city of Lagos literally and practically stinks of filth, accumulated and daily droppings. There is a permanent foul odour in most parts of the city. It is the smell of…
24 Jun 2018
The dumpsite at the side of Ori Oke Bridge, Isolo-Ikotun Road is constituting an environmental nuisance. With the heap of waste daily mounting along the bank of the canal that transverses Idimu, Egbe, Ijegun down to the Atlantic Ocean, this new location, though marshy, is situated in a residential area and has begun to obstruct…
7 May 2018
Distributed by the problem of evacuating refuse from overflowing bins and open spaces, the Lagos State Government has announced the appointment of three firms for its mechanized street sweeping programme. The state also reiterated its commitment to providing adequate infrastructure required to support environmental management in the State. At a ministerial press briefing, held by…
16 Apr 2018
The large amount of refuse generated daily in Lagos is such that can give any government sleepless nights. The high population density of the city coupled with the existence of so many shanties spread across the state has often rendered useless and inconsequential the various strategies put in place by successive governments to rid the…