Monday, April 22, 2019

Tag "Visionscape"

    Fitch: Visionscape’s missed payments won’t affect positive economic ratings of Lagos

Fitch: Visionscape’s missed payments won’t affect positive economic ratings of Lagos

Fitch, a global credit rating agency, says missed contracted services payments by Visionscape Sanitation Solutions have not affected the positive economic ratings of Lagos.In a statement released on Saturday, Fitch said the state's B+/(AA+(ngn)/ ratings remained stable and unaffected.The waste management company had launched a private consortium, SPV Municipality Waste Management Contractors Limited (MWMCL), which issued a N50 billion medium-term [...]

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    Visionscape allays fear of investors after Lagos defaults on bond payment

Visionscape allays fear of investors after Lagos defaults on bond payment

Visionscape, the company contracted to handle waste management in Lagos state, has allayed the fears of investors over the state's government default in paying the Green Note.The state government missed the payment of the Green Note due for Tuesday, March 5.The note, with a four and a half year tenor, was meant to pay its investors in the first week [...]

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    PSP operators thank Lagos assembly over directive to resume cleaning

PSP operators thank Lagos assembly over directive to resume cleaning

The Association of Waste Managers of Nigeria (AWAM), also known as the private sector partnership (PSP) operators, has lauded the Lagos state house of assembly for asking its members to resume refuse collection.In a statement on Friday, Olugbenga Adebola, AWAM’s spokesman, said “history will not forget the act.The house had on Thursday ordered local governments in the state to ask PSP operators [...]

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    Lagos assembly dares Ambode, asks PSP operators to resume cleaning

Lagos assembly dares Ambode, asks PSP operators to resume cleaning

The Lagos state house of assembly has asked private sector partnership (PSP) operators to resume refuse collection and disposal with immediate effect.Akinwunmi Ambode, governor of the state, had disengaged the PSP operator last year following the introduction of the Cleaner Lagos Initiative, through the Visionscape Sanitation Solution Limited.But at plenary on Thursday, Mudashiru Obasa, speaker of the assembly, asked chairmen [...]

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    Visionscape partners CBN on waste reduction, recycling

Visionscape partners CBN on waste reduction, recycling

Visionscape Sanitation Solutions, an organisation providing solutions to waste management, has partnered with Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) in a "bid to create solutions to plastic pollution".Speaking at an event to commemorate the World Environment Day, Motunrayo Elias, head corporate communications, Visionscape Group, said the group's collaboration with the CBN would support global climate change targets that would reduce waste generation [...]

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    Visionscape partners Financial Times for Nigeria summit

Visionscape partners Financial Times for Nigeria summit

Visionscape Group, a waste management company, has partnered with Financial Times for the inaugural edition of the Nigeria FT summit.The summit will take place on Thursday in Lagos.Adeniyi Makanjuola, director Visionscape, will discuss the transition to green economy and how the group is championing green growth across Africa.John Irvine, CEO, Visionscape Sanitation Solutions, will participate in a panel discussion on how [...]

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    Lagos: PSP, Visionscape collaboration will rid streets of refuse

Lagos: PSP, Visionscape collaboration will rid streets of refuse

The Lagos state government says the collaboration between private sector participants (PSP) operators and Visionscape Sanitation will lead to the removal of heaps of refuse from the streets in a few days.The state's ministry of environment recently reached an agreement for PSP operators to return as waste collectors while Visionscape Sanitation will oversee waste management infrastructural reforms.Speaking on the Cleaner Lagos Initiative [...]

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    Lagos, garbage and its profiteers

Lagos, garbage and its profiteers

When this writer and the likes of Professor Pat Utomi, Sahara desert explorer Newton Jibunoh, Wasiu Ayinde Marshal (KWAM 1) and Lagbaja were named Lagos State Ambassadors for Environment in 2009, then Governor Tunde Fashola was trenchant in his expectation: deploy your individual talent and platform to help create awareness for the sustainability of the environment in a world ensnared [...]

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