Thursday, 30th November 2023

Tokunbo Wahab

3 days ago
The Lagos State Commissioner for Environment and Water Resources, Tokunbo Wahab, on Monday said the clean-up of the entire Blue Line/BRT Corridor on the Lagos-Badagry Expressway is still on. Wahab confirmed this in a post on X where the Commissioner also said that the work has reached Okokomaiko inward Badagry and is now back to…
23 Nov
The Lagos government has sealed five building sites in different areas of the state for their failure to comply with environmental laws.
21 Nov
Lagos State government has pledged to continue enforcement operations across the state to restore setbacks and drainage alignments towards preventing flooding.
20 Nov
Lagos State Commissioner for the Environment and Water Resources, Tokunbo Wahab, had stated that the ministry is diligently organising and implementing a comprehensive action plan to tackle all the issues of the environment head on. According to the Commissioner, who spoke through a statement he signed, flooding, noise pollution, and the unlawful blockage of walkways…
17 Nov
The Lagos State Ministry of Environment and Water Resources on Friday expressed its readiness to partner with relevant authorities for the effective resolution of environmental challenges. The Lagos Commissioner, Ministry of the Environment and Water Resources, Tokunbo Wahab, expressed willingness for such partnership despite his office being inundated with numerous environmental complaints from concerned residents…
13 Nov
Lagos State government has tasked Private Sector Partnership (PSP) operators in waste management on improving their service delivery and transparency. 
6 Nov
Lagos State government, yesterday, shut Ogba City Mall, Ikeja, and Ajah Market, Etti-Osa, for sundry waste disposal offences. The action was carried out by the combined enforcement teams of the Lagos Waste Management Authority ...
28 Oct
The Lagos State Government has reopened the Alaba International Market and some markets in the Trade Fair Complex, which are all located in the Ojo Local Government Area.
25 Oct
Lagos State commissioner for Environment and Water Resources, Tokunbo Wahab, has explained reasons that banning street trading and closure of markets with unhygienic conditions, were in the interest of the public.
23 Oct
Two managers of a restaurant, Kingfisher, located in Lekki, will be charged in court for breaking the seal that the Lagos State government used to shut the facility.
23 Oct
The Lagos State Government has advised residents on the need to reduce single-use plastics and encourage reusable ones which are eco-friendly and devoid of environmental nuisance.
19 Oct
Following the incidence of flooding already being experienced in the neighbourhood of Ajegunle and Kara, Lagos State government, yesterday, asked all residents within Ogun River banks to relocate immediately.


Suspected armed robbers have killed the director of finance at the governor's office Taiwo Oyekanmi. A witness said the robbers waylaid the homemade bullion van conveying Oyekanmi shortly after he left a branch of Fidelity Bank in Abeokuta, the state capital. According to the witness, the victim's vehicle was ascending the overhead bridge in the…
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The International Organization for Migration (IOM) has announced the appointment of four-time Olympic champion and long-distance runner, Sir Mo Farah CBE, as its first ever global Goodwill Ambassador. The announcement was made in Geneva at the 114th Session of the IOM Council, which includes all of IOM’s Governing Bodies, and representatives of its 175 member…
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Governor Peter Mbah of Enugu State has directed the biometric verification and capturing of all staff of the local government in the state. This directive was disclosed in a public service announcement signed by the secretary to the state government, Professor Chidiebere Onyia. According to the announcement, the exercise will commence on the 1st of…
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In commemoration of the international day of PWDs, stakeholders in the private, public, and civil society sectors are set to address issues affecting Persons With Disabilities (PWDs) in Nigeria. The address will be made at the eighth annual disability dialogue and Disability Inclusion and Leadership (DIAL) awards which will be hosted by Project Enable Africa.…
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Frontline association of Ijaw youths, the Ijaw Youths Network (IYN) has congratulated High Chief Oweizide Government Ekpemupolo (Tompolo) on the award of Honorary Doctorate Degree, Honoris Causa in philosophy in Education, on him by the Nigeria Maritime University (NMU), Okerenkoko, Delta State. The IYN said that the recognition given to the Coordinator of the Tantita…
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Niger United and Safety Babes were crowned champions of the male and female categories of the Ardova Handball Premier League at the weekend.
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Nigeria and other African countries, especially those with fossil fuel-backed economies trooping to the United Arab Emirates for the 28th Conference of Parties may need to present a united front that would address...
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The 2024 budget proposal presented to the National Assembly drew praise and condemnation from a section of Nigerians, yesterday.
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There are indications that the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has discreetly redeployed top officials in the apex bank as part of moves to reinvigorate the institution.
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Cape Verde is one of the emerging nations in African women’s football. The team from the coast of the Atlantic Ocean has in recent times seen off stiff challenges from some of Africa’s more established sides.