• RRS to the rescue: LAWMA sweeper knocked down by a car at Ikeja but rushed to the hospital

    RRS to the rescue: LAWMA sweeper knocked down by a car at Ikeja but rushed to the hospital

    Operatives of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) of Lagos State Police Command, today rescued a Lagos Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) sweeper knocked down by a car and rushed her to the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH), Ikeja for treatment.

    Operatives of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) of Lagos State Police Command, today rescued a Lagos Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) sweeper knocked down by a car and rushed her to the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH), Ikeja for

  • Scavengers must pay levies to government – LAWMA

    Scavengers must pay levies to government – LAWMA

    The Lagos State Waste Management Authority on Wednesday said waste scavengers were stealing government’s raw materials and would begin to pay levies to the state government.

    The Executive Chairman of LAWMA, Olumuyiwa Adejokun, told the News Agency of Nigeria in Lagos that wastes were resources for the state, which scavengers stole daily.

    Adejokun said: “Scavengers must pay to the government purse because they make money from whatever they collect across dump sites.

    “What we call waste is no more waste, they are raw […]

  • LAWMA official arrested for stealing streetlight cables

    LAWMA official arrested for stealing streetlight cables

    The police in Lagos have arrested an official of the Lagos State Waste Management Authority, Ibrahim Alli, for allegedly vandalising and stealing the cables that supplied power to streetlights in the Opebi, Ikeja area of the state.

    ADELOVE gathered that 29-year-old Alli, said to be a member of a two-man syndicate, was arrested on Friday, September 25, in the area.

    The police said the suspect works with LAWMA in the Onipanu area, while his accomplice, identified only as Yunusa, evaded arrest. They […]

  • SO SAD! LAWMA official killed by a speeding vehicle this morning (photos)

    SO SAD! LAWMA official killed by a speeding vehicle this morning (photos)

    A Lagos Waste Managment Authority, LAWMA official was knocked down this morning during the Environmental sanitation exercise by a speeding green SUV along Apongbon, Lagos Island.

    The individual that hit her didn’t wait and the LIB reader who witnessed the incident and sent the photos in said the woman died right in front of him. So sad! Killed while diligently doing her work. See the photos after the

  • LAWMA Staff, Mrs Funke’s leg was amputated after being knocked down by a bus driver in Lagos

    LAWMA Staff, Mrs Funke’s leg was amputated after being knocked down by a bus driver in Lagos

    Obi Chinedu, a communter bus driver has been arrested and charged before Magistrates’ Court, Ejigbo for allegedly knocking down a staff of Lagos State Waste Management Authority, LAWMA, which led to the amputation of her leg in a hospital in Lagos State, western Nigeria.

    The incident happened at Cele bus stop along Isheri-Igando expressway where the victim was on official duty.

    The 38-year-old Chinedu allegedly drove his commuter bus with registration number SMK 852 XC in a dangerous manner and knocked down […]