Environment

Houses Waterlogged in Lagos’ Iberekodo Community Because a Resident Blocked Drainage Channel

Olorunjeda Salau, a resident of Iberekodo, a community in the Ibeju-Lekki area of Lagos State, has blocked a water channel, causing some buildings to be waterlogged. The affected buildings are situated on Surulere Street in the community. On the other side of the blocked water channel is the fence of Famous Gardens Estate. About a […]

Motorists groan as flood overruns Lagos-Ibadan Expressway bridge, others

Motorists plying the Berger-Mowe end of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway were trapped in a gridlock after a downpour flooded the Long Bridge section of the road. PUNCH Metro gathered that the stretch of the bridge towards Warewa was covered by water as the road users were left stranded due to the intense rain that fell on Thursday […]

‘Monster floods’ tensions in 31 states spark food crisis concerns

•10 states may be worst hit•35 million Nigerians, 19 million hectares of farmland at risk, experts issue strong warning•To minimize losses, farmers mobilize for insurance•How we lost machines, other assets in 2022 catastrophe – Bayelsa investor in cassava, plantain, yam, cucumber According to the report, 35, 870,100 Nigerians are at high risk from floods between last month […]

I won’t be underbridge again if I’m collecting N250,000 – Suspected Lagos landlord

Gbenga Oluwafemi, suspected landlord renting out 86 apartments under Dolphin Estate Bridge, Ikoyi, has denied receiving N250,000 per annum as rent for the underbridge apartment. In a video posted by News Central on its X handle, Oluwafemi, who is popular as “Mopol,” stated that there’s no estate chairman in Dolphin Estate who wouldn’t recognise him. […]

LASBCA-ELP INTERACTIVE SESSION…The Built Sector Getting Better

Do you know there is a fencing permit?Do you know that fixing portions of a leaking roof requires approval?How aware are you of the difference in remodeling and renovation? These and many more were the issues the LASBCA-ELP INTERACTIVE SESSION shed light on.The Arc. Gbolahan Oki-led Lagos State Building Control Agency has been a champion […]

Lagos under bridge where tenants paid N250,000 rent annually uncovered

No one will notice, but under the Dolphin Bridge in Ikoyi area of Lagos, 86 rooms have been constructed housing hundreds of Lagosians illegally. Tenant in each room paid N250,000 as rent annually. Officials of the Lagos State Ministry of the Environment began demolition of the illegal structures on Tuesday and Wednesday. Kunle Rotimi-Akodu, Special […]

Four commercial tricyles, 6 shops, bungalow razed in Lagos gas explosion

About ten people have been reportedly injured in Ajegunle, Olodi Apapa, area of Lagos in a gas explosion. Gbenga Omotosho, the Lagos State commissioner for information and strategy, who confirmed the incident via his social media page, said some gas cylinders were being off-loaded into a shop on Tuesday evening when the explosion occured. “A routine offloading of gas […]

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