AGAIN: Lagos State Government Shuts Down, 70 Churches, 20 Mosques Over Noise Pollution

Date: 29-06-2016 11:58 pm (7 years ago) | Author: Victor A. Ofoma
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The Lagos State Government has shut down 70 churches, 20 mosques and about 11 hotels, club houses and beer parlours in a move aimed at reducing noise in the state.

Mr Bola Shabi, the General Manager, Lagos State Environmental Protection Agency (LASEPA), made this known in an interview in Lagos on Wednesday.

Shabi said that henceforth, the state government would no longer allow make-shift buildings to be used as places of worship.


“Precisely about 70 churches, 20 mosques and about 11 hotels, club houses and beer parlours were shut and we’ve given them some directives to follow.

“We’ve been so strict now that we are not going to even allow make-shift churches in the state any longer.

“What I mean by make-shift, using tents and uncompleted building, we are not going to allow that any further in the state.

“But I will strongly tell you that the level of compliance is more on the mosque area, because immediately you shut them, they instantly bring down their speakers or reduce the noise they make.’’
Shabi said that LASEPA planned to reduce noise in the state to 70 percent and to zero per cent by the year 2020.

“As at today, we are only able to reduce the noise level to about 35 per cent.

“That is not a pass mark yet.

“So, until we reach that target of 70 to 80 per cent, we will continue the enforcement.

“Enforcement is a continuous exercise and we have set a target for ourselves.

“We want to ensure that Lagos is noise-free by the year 2020.

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“With our status as a mega city, by year 2020 we will be free of noise,’’ he said.

Posted: at 29-06-2016 11:58 PM (7 years ago) | Gistmaniac
- michaelc80 at 30-06-2016 12:01 AM (7 years ago)
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SO CHURCH DON TURN NOISE ABI, GOD IS WATCHING O, Y'ALL SHOULD BE VERY VERY CAREFULLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLL OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO...
Posted: at 30-06-2016 12:01 AM (7 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- Vectorcy at 30-06-2016 12:06 AM (7 years ago)
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These worship centres shld be located along major road
side and not streets and neighbourhoods, anyone by
neighbourhood shld use sound prove or no big speakers.
Posted: at 30-06-2016 12:06 AM (7 years ago) | Hero
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- Kennycynth at 30-06-2016 12:19 AM (7 years ago)
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Ambadoo! don't tell me dat u're as bad as El'rufai and em oga Presido. better leave Churches ooh but u can close the rest.
Posted: at 30-06-2016 12:19 AM (7 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- Kennycynth at 30-06-2016 12:23 AM (7 years ago)
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Beside! the Lagos dat I know can never be noise free...it is the city of noise and noise makers
Posted: at 30-06-2016 12:23 AM (7 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- eric2000 at 30-06-2016 12:30 AM (7 years ago)
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Thank you Lagos state government...enough is enough with this churches  in Lagos..disturbing the peace and quiet of Lagos as if Jesus is coming down today..leave the clubs and beer parlors open and restrict them to certain guidelines and hours of operation,at least they create jobs and pay taxes...These churches and mosque contributes nothing to the state..if they can not follow certain operational hours , shut all of them down
Posted: at 30-06-2016 12:30 AM (7 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- morgan1 at 30-06-2016 12:35 AM (7 years ago)
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Its oK,,,,let them just reduce d noise,,,even if we pray silently,,,,Baba God will hear and answer my prayers,,,not until i shout,,,,,,, I GO ONE CHURCH SOMETIMES,,,,,NA SO D PASTOR SAY MAKE WE ALL SHOUT D NAME OF JESUS 10 TIMES,,,,,HOLY SPIRIT 10 TIMES,,,,,,FIRE 10TIMEs,,,,BY D TIME E GO EVEN TALK D PRAYER POINT,,,I NO REMEMBER PRAYER POINT AGAIN!  BCOS E SAY IF U NO SHOUT WELL ,,,U AR ON UR OWN,,,,AND PERSON WEY DEY NEAR U MUST NT SHOUT PASS U,,,
Posted: at 30-06-2016 12:35 AM (7 years ago) | Hero
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- kison at 30-06-2016 12:51 AM (7 years ago)
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JUST CONTINUE TO BE CAREFULLLLLLLLLLLLLLLL……………………………….
Posted: at 30-06-2016 12:51 AM (7 years ago) | Hero
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- Barca007 at 30-06-2016 02:32 AM (7 years ago)
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Good govern
Posted: at 30-06-2016 02:32 AM (7 years ago) | Newbie
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- mjyabah2 at 30-06-2016 02:56 AM (7 years ago)
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Poster, please rephrase the heading of your confession to make sense. The first sentence/thought process, "Lagos State Government shuts Down" is a complete statement. But with the comma after the word "Down", "70 Churches" another comma, "20 Mosques over Noise Pollution" makes unrelated and disjointed information. The statement should have been: Lagos State Government shuts down 70 Churches and 20 Mosques over noise pollution.
Posted: at 30-06-2016 02:56 AM (7 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- dude11 at 30-06-2016 03:21 AM (7 years ago)
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Quote from: Nash Festus on 30-06-2016 12:01 AM
SO CHURCH DON TURN NOISE ABI, GOD IS WATCHING O, Y'ALL SHOULD BE VERY VERY CAREFULLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLL OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO...
KISON KISON YOU AND YOUR ENTIRE FAMILY WILL DIE SOON AND I WILL COME HERE AND TYPE R I P IN YOUR NEXT LIFE BE CARE BE VERY VERY CAREFUL CARE FULLLLLLL
Posted: at 30-06-2016 03:21 AM (7 years ago) | Newbie
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- gogoman at 30-06-2016 04:08 AM (7 years ago)
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sounds good!!  no food for naija + TOO MUSH NOISE JOIN AM.. na good move
Posted: at 30-06-2016 04:08 AM (7 years ago) | Grande Master
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- GermoDon at 30-06-2016 05:57 AM (7 years ago)
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Very gud bt nt only church and mosque dex mak noise o in lagos bt all dos busy yoruba women and men even dia young boys and girls re too noisy wen dey open dia mouth to talk.abeg park dem bak to dia village mak    we hear word joor
Posted: at 30-06-2016 05:57 AM (7 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- Airbender at 30-06-2016 06:57 AM (7 years ago)
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DAT one no concern me @all...

Posted: at 30-06-2016 06:57 AM (7 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- CHRISETTE at 30-06-2016 07:03 AM (7 years ago)
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Very soon people go dey use whisper preach for lagos
Posted: at 30-06-2016 07:03 AM (7 years ago) | Hero
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- EDDYPRINCE at 30-06-2016 07:04 AM (7 years ago)
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Quote from: kenny rogers on 30-06-2016 03:21 AM
KISON KISON YOU AND YOUR ENTIRE FAMILY WILL DIE SOON AND I WILL COME HERE AND TYPE R I P IN YOUR NEXT LIFE BE CARE BE VERY VERY CAREFUL CARE FULLLLLLL

Omo u they vex ooo this one nor be Kison now... na anoda yeye Kison fan when take from Kison
Posted: at 30-06-2016 07:04 AM (7 years ago) | Addicted Hero
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- EDDYPRINCE at 30-06-2016 07:05 AM (7 years ago)
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Hmmmmmmm sometime too much of everything is bad, so churches shud limit the noise like mosque too.
Posted: at 30-06-2016 07:05 AM (7 years ago) | Addicted Hero
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- EDDYPRINCE at 30-06-2016 07:07 AM (7 years ago)
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Lagos is workinh
Posted: at 30-06-2016 07:07 AM (7 years ago) | Addicted Hero
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- winace at 30-06-2016 07:49 AM (7 years ago)
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It's a good development cus most of d pentecostal churches dat neighbour each other want to outshine each other in d marketing of d church there by putting all kind of speakers jt for pple to hear them. And as for d mosques, they shld really do something abt it. They will use dat noise to wake u up as early as 5am as if all of us are coming to do d prayer wit them. woo be tide u wen they are ur direct neighbour or d speaker is close to ur window. Sleep with elude u totally especially weekend wen u want to rest. I am totally in support of d closure.
Posted: at 30-06-2016 07:49 AM (7 years ago) | Addicted Hero
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- slimmygal at 30-06-2016 08:37 AM (7 years ago)
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Quote from: kenny rogers on 30-06-2016 03:21 AM
KISON KISON YOU AND YOUR ENTIRE FAMILY WILL DIE SOON AND I WILL COME HERE AND TYPE R I P IN YOUR NEXT LIFE BE CARE BE VERY VERY CAREFUL CARE FULLLLLLL
u must be really mad for ultering such statement to him. even if he's d one dat said such, must u open dat ur stinking maggot mouth and said dat stupid thing. whatever bad u wish for ur fellow shall always be urs if care is not taken, rubbish.
Posted: at 30-06-2016 08:37 AM (7 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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