LAWMA Issues Seal Order On Ipodo Market Over Filth

Lagos Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) has issued an intention to seal order, on Ipodo Market, Ikeja for indiscriminate waste disposal, non-compliance and lack of proper and adequate waste plan which prompted the Authority to take such drastic step in order to restore sanity in waste management. The Acting Managing Director/CEO of the Authority, Mr. Ibrahim Odumboni, disclosed that the market should have a waste management … Continue reading LAWMA Issues Seal Order On Ipodo Market Over Filth

Sanwo-Olu Directs Reopening of Worship Centres as Lagos Records a Decline in COVID-19 Positive Cases

•Gov Directs Re-Opening Secondary Schools For SS3, TECIII •Night Clubs, Cinemas To Remain Closed It’s cheery news in Lagos State. A period of general decrease in confirmed positive cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has been recorded in the State for the second week. Following the decline in positive cases, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has relaxed some of the lockdown measures taken by the State Government in … Continue reading Sanwo-Olu Directs Reopening of Worship Centres as Lagos Records a Decline in COVID-19 Positive Cases

LAWMA Clarifies Position on Street Sweepers’ Stipends

The Lagos State Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) has clarified its position on the delayed salary payment to street sweepers in view of the recent pockets of protests and agitations over the issue. According to a statement issued on Saturday by the Acting Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, Lagos Waste Management Authority (LAWMA), Mr. Ibrahim Odumboni, the sweepers are directly engaged by the contractors of the Agency, who … Continue reading LAWMA Clarifies Position on Street Sweepers’ Stipends

World Environment Day: LAWMA Promises Cleaner Lagos City

Lagos Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) will spear no effort at delivering a clean and befitting environment that would be the pride of all Lagosians, according to its acting managing director/CEO, Ibrahim Odumboni. He made the commitment while speaking on this year’s World Environment Day with the theme: “Celebrate Biodiversity”, in his office at Ijora. Mr. Ibrahim Odumboni, noted that the global event, called for proactive … Continue reading World Environment Day: LAWMA Promises Cleaner Lagos City

Covid-19: Lagos Releases Guidelines On Building Construction

Sequel to the gradual and controlled easing of the COVID-19 lockdown in the State, the Lagos State Government, through the Ministry of Physical Planning and Urban Development, has released updated guidelines relevant to building construction sites in the State. The guidelines were is listed in a statement issued on Friday by the Commissioner for Physical Planning and Urban Development, Dr. Idris Salako, who said that … Continue reading Covid-19: Lagos Releases Guidelines On Building Construction

COVID 19: Lagos Issues Guidelines for Operators of Restaurants, Eateries

…Says Clubs, Bars, Hotels Remain Closed As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to hit the tourism sector with its attendant effects on the operators, the Lagos State Government has issued fresh guidelines on the operations of Restaurants and Eateries. These new set of guidelines, according to the Special Adviser to the Governor on Tourism, Arts and Culture, Mr. Solomon Bonu, are designed to provide basic summary … Continue reading COVID 19: Lagos Issues Guidelines for Operators of Restaurants, Eateries

Sanwo-Olu Delays Resumption of Civil Servants, as Lockdown Directive Expires

…Markets to open for three days weekly in alternation …Governor releases numbers for whistleblowers to report erring companies The five-week lockdown imposed by the Federal Government on Lagos State and two other states to combat Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) will be eased on Monday (tomorrow), but Lagos State Government has asked all its civil servants not to resume for work immediately. Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, in a … Continue reading Sanwo-Olu Delays Resumption of Civil Servants, as Lockdown Directive Expires

COVID-19: Nigeria Needs Data to Plan for Emergencies – Sanwo-Olu

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu has said data is a very critical component for economic planning and good governance. Sanwo-Olu said the outbreak of the novel Coronavirus pandemic has shown that Nigerian leaders need to place a premium on gathering of data if the couhtry truly desires to move forward socially and economically. Sanwo-Olu said the absence of data on the identities of residents … Continue reading COVID-19: Nigeria Needs Data to Plan for Emergencies – Sanwo-Olu

COVID-19: Lagos Issues Guidelines for Reopening Markets

The Lagos State Government has issued new guidelines for the reopening of markets and shopping malls in the State as part of efforts to curb the spread of the Coronavirus pandemic, following Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s announcement on the gradual easing of the lockdown in Lagos from next week Monday. Speaking at a stakeholders’ meeting held on Thursday in Alausa, Ikeja, the Honourable Commissioner for Local … Continue reading COVID-19: Lagos Issues Guidelines for Reopening Markets

Sanwo-Olu Suspends Okada Operations across Lagos, Announces New Measures to Ease Lockdown

…Imposes Dusk To Dawn Curfew …Businesses, Markets, Malls Get 6-Hour Operation Time …All Public Transport Vehicles Must Not Carry Above 60 Per Cent Of Full Capacity Ahead of the Monday expiration of the lockdown imposed by the Federal Government on Lagos State, Ogun State and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Lagos State Government has introduced strict framework for movement and re-opening of businesses. The set … Continue reading Sanwo-Olu Suspends Okada Operations across Lagos, Announces New Measures to Ease Lockdown

Fourth Mainland Bridge: LASG Shortlists 10 Firms

The Lagos State Government has shortlisted 10 firms out of the 32 eligible companies that responded to the call for Expression of Interest (EOI) and applied for construction of the Lagos Fourth Mainland Bridge. This disclosure was contained in a joint statement issued on Friday by the Special Adviser to the Governor on Works and Infrastructure, Engr. Aramide Adeyoye and the Director-General, Office of Public-Private … Continue reading Fourth Mainland Bridge: LASG Shortlists 10 Firms

Tourist Boat Operators Get LASG Relief Package

The Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Thursday, donated some relief packages to the Association of Tourist Boat Operators and Water Transporters of Nigeria (ATBOWATON), Lagos State Chapter. The food items were presented to the Association through the Lagos State Waterways Authority (LASWA), the regulatory body for water transportation in the State. The gesture according to the General Manager of LASWA, Mr. Damilola Emmanuel, … Continue reading Tourist Boat Operators Get LASG Relief Package

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

Lagos May Introduce Mandatory use of Face Mask – Sanwo-Olu

…Governor Condemns Stigmatisation Of Patients, Urges Muslims To Obey Restriction Guidelines As Ramadan Begins By next week, the use of face mask may be made mandatory in Lagos State, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu revealed on Monday during a statewide briefing held at the State House in Marina. The Governor said the rise in the number of confirmed cases of the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the State … Continue reading Lagos May Introduce Mandatory use of Face Mask – Sanwo-Olu