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You might be used to noise pollution as a Nigerian but that does not mean we should encourage it. We will be walking you through the process of lodging a complaint against noise pollution in your neighbourhood.   

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The agency in charge of such matters as noise pollution in Lagos for instance is the Lagos State Environmental Protection Agency (LASEPA) and in recent years, the agency has ramped up its efforts in fulfilling its stated mandate closing down offending establishment for reasons ranging from noise pollution to poor maintenance of their environment. Furthermore, since 2014, the Lagos State government has commemorated “no horns day” on the 14th of October every year. 

To report a noise complaint, call the agency via their phone hotlines, +234 815 045 8639 or +234 815 045 8638. You could reach them through their e-mail addresses, or The agency has its head office at the Lagos Secretariat, Governor’s Road, Alausa, Ikeja. They also have a zonal office at Ikorodu.

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If you happen to live outside Lagos, however, look out for the environmental protection agency or the state ministry of the environment within your state of residence as some states merge the functions of waste management and other environmental concerns into one agency.

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This article was first published on 26th November 2019


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One thought on “Helpful Little Articles: How to complain about noise pollution in your neighourhood”

  • This is much needed. I’d definitely take it up with all the centres disturbing in my neighbourhood and messing up a good night’s sleep.
    Thank you.

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