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The World’s Dirtiest Cities

Dirtiest cities in the World

Do you know that African cities are among the dirtiest cities in the world? In this article we take a look at the world’s dirtiest cities and why they are regarded as the dirtiest. Pollution is one of the most dangerous issues plaguing the world today. Water pollution causes a decline of safe drinking water. Air pollution leads to health ...

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Environmental Impact of Building Projects in Nigeria

environmental impact

Environmental Impact is used to describe some implications of human activities on the environment. This article views the environmental impact of building construction projects in Nigeria. The environment is threatened severely by so many problems, some of which are caused by the activities of Construction Projects. The major environmental impacts of building construction projects include environmental pollution, resource depletion and ...

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Lagos State Moves To Regulate Event Centres

event centres

The noose is tightening around operators of event centres in Lagos State. Government is currently taking inventory of all such businesses for the purposes of ascertaining their relevance in the physical development plan. A task force has already been set up this month with a mandate to identify any inappropriately located event centre, which presupposes that they were not duly ...

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Lagos State Closes 53 Churches, Mosques & Hotels

Lagos State Closes 53 Churches, Mosques & Hotels

Lagos state government on Wednesday closed down about 53 Churches, Mosques & Hotels over noise pollution. Engr Rasheed Shabi, who is the General Manager of Lagos State Environmental Protection Agency, LASEPA, stated that they sealed those places because of reports they got from residents around those places. It was that learnt some of the worship centres were sealed because they ...

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How Noisy Can Lagos Get?

Noise pollution in lagos state

Noise is not inherently harmful to humans or environment. It is when noise becomes unusually loud and uncontrolled that it diminishes the quality of air and adversely affects the environment, public health and welfare. Noise pollution is one of the environmental hazards affecting humans as well as climate. In most urban areas of the third or developing countries of the ...

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Effects of housing on health

effects of housing on health

In Nigeria and most developing countries, the effects of housing on health has been de-emphasised. Housing and health may not be closely related, however your choice of neighbourhood and habitation plays a huge role in keeping you healthy. The effects of a sub-par housing condition on the health status of many residents could be devastating if not checked. Inadequate or ...

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Is it right to have religious centers in residential areas?

Noise pollution or noise disturbance according to wiki is the disturbing or excessive noise that may harm the activity or balance of human or animal life. The source of most outdoor noise worldwide is mainly caused by machines and transportation systems, motor vehicles, aircraft, and trains. However, in Nigeria, churches and Mosques are higher source of outdoor noise. The sound ...

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