Community Politics and Policy

PSPs will now be involved in residential waste for Cleaner Lagos (Reason and Pragmatism prevail)

After weeks of reports in the media revealing the significant deficit in capacity of Visionscape, the Lagos state government has revised the Cleaner Lagos Initiative. The PSPs had been confined to the collection of commercial waste while Visionscape handled all residential waste. In simple words, this has not worked. Lagos was becoming dirtier with potential […]

Community Politics and Policy

Cleaner Lagos? Ambode’s Flawed Visionscape Gamble Has Produced a Dirtier Lagos Instead

A new report has highlighted the lengths to which the Akinwunmi Ambode government went to secure the services of Visionscape to prosecute its Cleaner Lagos Initiative. Nicholas Ibekwe, in a Premium Times investigation, documents that Visionscape was a previously unknown and inexperienced company before it was awarded the waste management responsibility by the Lagos state […]