Lagos Suspends Demolition of Illegal Structures on Drainage Alignments

The Lagos State Government, on Wednesday, announced suspension of the on-going demolition of illegal structures on drainage alignments from Yaya Abatan to Obawole in Ogba area of Lagos State. In a statement issued by the Office of the Honourable Commissioner for the Environment and Water Resources in the State, Mr. Tunji Bello, the temporary suspension was in view of the need to effectively curb the … Continue reading Lagos Suspends Demolition of Illegal Structures on Drainage Alignments

World Earth Day 2020: LAWMA makes case for cleaner environment

The Lagos Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) has appealed to residents in the state to maintain cleaner and livable environment, as the state government puts measures in place to curtail environmental degradation and the spread of the corona virus pandemic. The Managing Director/CEO of LAWMA, Dr. Muyiwa Gbadegesin, made this appeal on Wednesday, in a statement commemorating this year’s World Earth Day in Lagos, a day … Continue reading World Earth Day 2020: LAWMA makes case for cleaner environment

LAWMA Rewards an Outstanding Sweeper

The Lagos Waste Management Authority, LAWMA, has handsomely rewarded an outstanding highway sweeper, Fasasi Raheemat Oluwabukola, on behalf of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, incident commander of the state. Raheemat was sighted and videoed along Dolphin/Osbourne Road, her operational corridor, by Ms. Adebisi Awoniyi, a resident of Dolphin Estate, a video that later went viral on the social media, few days ago. Speaking during the brief presentation … Continue reading LAWMA Rewards an Outstanding Sweeper

Improper Medical Waste Disposal: LAWMA Set for Action against Health Facilities

The Lagos Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) is set to commence enforcement action against health facilities that do not dispose their medical waste properly. The Managing Director of LAWMA, Dr. Muyiwa Gbadegesin, gave the hint when he spoke against the backdrop of the rampaging COVID-19 pandemic and the need to curb the tide of the spread of infectious diseases in the state. He said monitoring activities … Continue reading Improper Medical Waste Disposal: LAWMA Set for Action against Health Facilities

Policemen, Military Personnel Engaging in Commercial Motorcycle Operations will be Arrested – Lagos Govt

…Sanwo-Olu Chairs State Security Council Meeting …‘Okada, Keke Replacement Coming In April’ Lagos State Government has issued a stern warning to uniform men flouting the State’s Transport Sector Reform Laws. It is illegal for any security operative in mufti to ride commercial motorcycles on routes where Okada and tricycles have been restricted, the Government said on Wednesday. The pronouncement was part of the issues discussed … Continue reading Policemen, Military Personnel Engaging in Commercial Motorcycle Operations will be Arrested – Lagos Govt

Lagos to close Independence Bridge for Repairs

In continuation of its road repair works across the metropolis, the Lagos State Government has announced that the Independence Bridge at Bonny Camp will be partially closed for maintenance works from Sunday, 1st of March to Saturday, 2nd of May, 2020. The Lagos State Commissioner for Transportation, Dr. Frederic Oladeinde, who disclosed this in a statement issued over the weekend, noted that the maintenance work … Continue reading Lagos to close Independence Bridge for Repairs

Amotekun: Lagos State House of Assembly holds Public Hearing

The Lagos State House of Assembly has held a Stakeholders’ Public Hearing on the Bill for a law to amend the Lagos State Neighbourhood Safety Corps Law 2019 in order to incorporate the Amotekun security initiative. Speaking during the ceremony held at the Lagos State House of Assembly Complex, Alausa, Rt. Honourable Mudasiru Obasa said the Amotekun Security outfit has come to stay, adding that … Continue reading Amotekun: Lagos State House of Assembly holds Public Hearing

Whistleblower: Lagos Commissioner calls for Review of Financial Incentives

Lagos State Commissioner for Finance, Dr. Rabiu Olowo, has called for a review of the policy on financial incentives for whistleblowing, stating that preventing theft is better than recovery efforts and chasing thieves. The Commissioner, who made the call in a keynote address at the ongoing Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) Malaysia District Conference in Kuching, Malaysia, maintained that while whistleblowing is a … Continue reading Whistleblower: Lagos Commissioner calls for Review of Financial Incentives

Lagos RRS arrests Five Suspects for extortion of Motorist

Operatives of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) have arrested five suspects for extorting motorists plying LASU – Igando expressway as well as impersonating Local Government Traffic officers. The suspects, who claimed to be on contract with the Ikotun-Igando Local Council Development Area, were arrested yesterday afternoon after one Professor Abdulrahman Olayiwola reported that they collected the sum N41,000 from him for driving too slow on … Continue reading Lagos RRS arrests Five Suspects for extortion of Motorist

Lagos Govt clarifies Position on Okada, Tricycles

…Debunks List of Restricted Routes in the Social Media The Lagos State Government has not taken a definite action on the operations of commercial motorcycles (Okada) and tricycles, popularly known as Keke Marwa on some routes across the State. Contrary to the news in circulation on the list of restricted areas, especially on the social media, purporting that the government has banned Okada and Keke … Continue reading Lagos Govt clarifies Position on Okada, Tricycles

Lagos: Commissioner charges Staff to remain Committed, Diligent

The Commissioner for Establishment, Training and Pensions, Mrs. Ajibola Ponnle has charged officials of the Ministry to remain committed and diligent in the discharge of their duties. Ponnle, while addressing Management Staff recently, urged them to align with the T.H.E.M.E.S Agenda of the present administration by adhering to the Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) put in place to reposition the civil service as the engine that … Continue reading Lagos: Commissioner charges Staff to remain Committed, Diligent

LAGESC urges Corps Members to embrace Professionalism

… Kicks Off Year 2020 With Inter-Denominational Prayers The Lagos State Environmental Sanitation Corps (LAGESC) has urged its corps members to embrace professionalism with due diligence while carrying out their assigned duties in the State. Speaking at the Command Headquarters of the Agency during a special prayer session to usher in the Year 2020, the Corps Marshal of the Agency, CP Gbemisola Akinpelu (rtd), represented … Continue reading LAGESC urges Corps Members to embrace Professionalism

God has been part of Lagos’ Journey – Sanwo-Olu

..Gov Hosts 2020 Annual Thanksgiving Service …Says 2020 Budget Ready For Implementation The progress recorded by Lagos State, since the beginning of the fourth republic, would have been impossible without the guidance of God, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has said. The Governor said the successive administrations laboured to put the State on the path of irreversible growth, but said their efforts would have been in vain … Continue reading God has been part of Lagos’ Journey – Sanwo-Olu

We Are Ready For The Festive Season – LAWMA

With the Christmas and New Year festivities around the corner, Lagos Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) has affirmed its readiness to meet the waste management needs of residents during the season and to consolidate on its year round vision of establishing a cleaner and healthier Lagos. In a statement released to the media, the Managing Director/CEO of LAWMA, Dr. Muyiwa Gbadegesin disclosed that bearing in mind … Continue reading We Are Ready For The Festive Season – LAWMA

LAWMA To Enhance PSP Services – Dr. Gbadegesin

The Managing Director of Lagos Waste Management Authority (LAWMA), Dr. Muyiwa Gbadegesin, has reiterated the agency’s commitment to improving the waste management services rendered by private sector participants (PSP) through robust government assistance to sustain their businesses. As a sign-post of greater things to come the way of these entrepreneurs, Dr. Gbadegesin presented consolatory cheques to three PSP operators whose compactors got burnt on active … Continue reading LAWMA To Enhance PSP Services – Dr. Gbadegesin