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Lagos shuts Christ Embassy, mosques, others over noise pollution

Officials of the Lagos State Environmental Protection Agency, LASEPA, have shutdown Christ Embassy Church, Iyana Ipaja; churches, mosques, hotels and others over noise pollution. In all, 20 facilities were shut by the government on Saturday in its determination to curb the menace of environmental nuisance across the state and further restore sanity and orderliness. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the exercise, which cut across churches, mosques, hotels and nightclubs, included Water Parks at ikeja; West gate Louge, Omole, Magodo phase 1; Skylouge Bar, Oko Oba; Mallam Garba Mosque, Iloro; Dick Jockey outlets, Dopemu, Agege; Christ Embassy Church, Iyana ipaja and El Castillo Homes, Abule Egba. Others are Triple Z Hotel [Read]

Lagos Shuts Eight Worship Centres Over Environmental Pollution

LAGOS – Lagos state government on Sunday shut eight worship centres across the state for contravening environmental pollution regulations. General Manager, Lagos State Environmental Protection Agency (LASEPA), Dolapo Fasawe, said the facilities were closed down to save the people from a health crisis that might arise from the activities of the centres. The affected facilities are located at 68, Old Ota Road, Orile Agege; 4, Ademola Oshinowo Street, Off Love Street, Ketu; 1, Dele Amuda Street, Lekki; 17, Ajileye Street, Ilaje Bariga; 39, Kusenla Road, Elegushi and Ajayi Bembe Street Abule Oja, Yaba, among others. The LASEPA boss, who led the operation, vowed that there would be no hiding place [Read]

Nigeria-Benin border closed to curb smuggling — Buhari

TOKYO – President Muhammadu Buhari has said that the partial closure of Nigeria’s border with the Benin Republic, was due to the massive smuggling activities, especially of rice, taking place on that corridor. News Agency of Nigeria reports that the restriction at Seme followed the joint border security exercise ordered by the government and aimed at securing Nigeria’s land and maritime borders. The exercise, code – named , ‘ Ex – Swift Response’ , was being jointly conducted by the customs, immigration, police and military personnel and coordinated by the Office of the National Security Adviser. The Nigerian leader gave the reason during an audience granted his Beninois counterpart, Patrice [Read]