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The Lagos State Environmental Protection Agency (LASEPA) was established on the 1st of November, 1996 by virtue of the LASEPA Edict No. 9 of 1996 (now Environment Management Protection Law 2017 Part VI)). The main thrust of the Agency is to protect and improve the environment, assist public and private organizations, industries, businesses and non-governmental organizations to achieve compliance b

y providing environment-friendly solutions to varied environmental challenges. The Agency is a parastatal of the State Ministry of the Environment (MOE) and carries out its statutory functions through nine (9) Departments (7 MOE Departments with 2 non MOE departments)) with the assistance of ten (10) Units and seventeen (17) Zonal Offices. The technical Departments are involved in laboratory services, monitoring and enforcement, research and data, and regulations, among others. The functions of LASEPA impact on the activities of industries, commercial services, public and private sectors, communities and the environment at large. As an implementing organ of the State’s policies on the environment, the Agency gives preference to and works hand-in-hand with other relevant stakeholders, as well as national and international Agencies on the environment. Consequently, LASEPA works under the ambit of national, state and local government laws (on the environment), multilateral treaties, agreements, conventions and protocols entered into by the national government with respect to the environment.

In a significant step towards fostering collaboration and promoting environmental stewardship, members of the Music Adve...
27/01/2024

In a significant step towards fostering collaboration and promoting environmental stewardship, members of the Music Advertisement Association of Nigeria (National Headquarters), led by the National President, Comrade Surajudeen Hamzat, paid a courtesy visit to Dr. Babatunde Ajayi, the newly appointed General Manager of the Lagos State Environmental Protection Agency (LASEPA).

The purpose of the visit was to acquaint the association with the newly appointed General Manager and establish a more amicable relationship, seeking avenues for increased partnership with LASEPA.

The discussions primarily focused on critical environmental issues, particularly the management of Noise Pollution in the State and emphasized the need for collective responsibility to enhance

stressed the need for the Association to deepen its partnership with the agency to enhance sustainable efforts in tackling Noise Pollution.

He urged MAAN to join hands with the State government in the ongoing campaign and advocacy programmes geared towards a cleaner and safer environment devoid of pollution and degradation.

The GM encouraged active involvement in sensitizing the public, especially regarding the Styrofoam ban imposed by the Lagos government.

Air Quality Index captured in Lagos today, 26th Jan, 2024.While the air quality may not be optimal, be rest assured that...
26/01/2024

Air Quality Index captured in Lagos today, 26th Jan, 2024.

While the air quality may not be optimal, be rest assured that LASEPA is working tirelessly to enhance the state’s air quality.

We must unite for a Styrofoam-free Lagos! Together, let’s halt its use and pave the way for a sustainable future for our...
26/01/2024

We must unite for a Styrofoam-free Lagos! Together, let’s halt its use and pave the way for a sustainable future for our dear State.

In fulfillment of its duty to shield the environment from various infractions, the Lagos State Environmental Protection ...
25/01/2024

In fulfillment of its duty to shield the environment from various infractions, the Lagos State Environmental Protection Agency (LASEPA) has sealed up a number of establishments including a lounge, hotel, bakery, churches, and a mosque for violating the state’s environmental regulations.

The sealed establishments with a diverse range of locations are Lounge Vegas, Opeloyeru Mosque, Old Path Revival Church, Fluffy Dough Bakery, RCCG, Christ Embassy Church, Grace Bible Revival, New Light of God Church, and House 46 Hotels and Suites .

These establishments are situated in various parts of Yaba, Tejuosho, and Surulere in the Lagos Mainland axis.

This measure was taken to address identified cases of noise pollution and environmental violations.

LASEPA maintains its dedication to cultivating a tranquil and sustainable environment that prioritizes safety, cleanliness, and environmental friendliness.

LASEPA, in collaboration with the Climate Transition Academy, presents the Environmental Competence and Capacity Buildin...
25/01/2024

LASEPA, in collaboration with the Climate Transition Academy, presents the Environmental Competence and Capacity Building Program.

All accredited LASEPA consultants are welcome to participate. Please, register with the following link: bit.ly/LASEPACTAREGFORM.

Date: February 6, 2024
Time: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Venue: STO Resource Center Hall, No. 5, Assbifi Road, CBD, Alausa, Lagos.

Air Quality Index captured in Lagos today, 25th Jan, 2024.While the air quality may not be optimal, be rest assured that...
25/01/2024

Air Quality Index captured in Lagos today, 25th Jan, 2024.

While the air quality may not be optimal, be rest assured that LASEPA is working tirelessly to enhance the state’s air quality.

Yesterday, a delegation from the Manufacturing Association of Nigeria (MAN), Ikeja Branch visited LASEPA headquarters on...
25/01/2024

Yesterday, a delegation from the Manufacturing Association of Nigeria (MAN), Ikeja Branch visited LASEPA headquarters on a courtesy visit to the Agency’s new General Manager, Dr Tunde Ajayi.

The visit according to the body (MAN) is to congratulate and identify with the new GM while strengthening collaboration and fostering a closer working relationship with the agency on environmental protection and sustainable practices within the manufacturing sector.

While welcoming the representatives, GM LASEPA, Dr. Babatunde Ajayi urged industrial organisations in the State to comply with government regulations on production and discharge such as the Effluence Treatment Plant (ETP), Environmental Impact Assessments(EIA), Environmental Audit Report (EAR) and other measures necessary for a safer and more sustainable environment in the State.

He emphasized the need for a mutually beneficial working relationship that will promote a pollution-free environment and sustainable industrial growth in the State

He urged MAN to join hands with the government in ensuring that industries in Lagos comply with the standards and regulations set by the State government.

Dr. Ajayi emphasized the importance of industry players actively participating in maintaining a cleaner and healthier environment for Lagos residents, highlighting the commitment of MAN and LASEPA to advancing environmentally responsible practices within the manufacturing industries.

The Lagos State Environmental Protection Agency (LASEPA), in adherence to its mandate to protect the environment from no...
24/01/2024

The Lagos State Environmental Protection Agency (LASEPA), in adherence to its mandate to protect the environment from noise pollution and other infractions has sealed up a number of establishments including a lounge, bar, event center, Churches and residential apartments.for violating the State’s environmental regulations.

The sealed establishments with a diverse range of locations are Red Bar, Farm City, The Odyssey Apartments, Acuma Event Centre, Dominion City Church, Redeemed Christian Church of God (The New Covenant Assembly), and Fortunes Shortlet Apartment.

These establishments are situated in various parts of Lekki Phase 1, Oniru Lekki and Ajah in Lagos Island axis of the State.

This measure was taken to address identified instances of noise pollution and other environmental violations

LASEPA remains committed to ensuring a peaceful and sustainable environment that is safer, cleaner and environmentally friendly.

The buildup of styrofoams in our gutters and drainages not only poses a significant risk of property damage and potentia...
24/01/2024

The buildup of styrofoams in our gutters and drainages not only poses a significant risk of property damage and potential homelessness but also brings forth serious health implications.

Hence, LASEPA is keen on the ban on its use in Lagos to safeguard both property and public health.

Air Quality Index captured in Lagos today, 24th Jan, 2024.While the air quality may not be optimal, be rest assured that...
24/01/2024

Air Quality Index captured in Lagos today, 24th Jan, 2024.

While the air quality may not be optimal, be rest assured that LASEPA is working tirelessly to enhance the state’s air quality.

Air Quality Index captured in Lagos today, 23rd Jan, 2024.While the air quality may not be optimal, be rest assured that...
23/01/2024

Air Quality Index captured in Lagos today, 23rd Jan, 2024.

While the air quality may not be optimal, be rest assured that LASEPA is working tirelessly to enhance the state’s air quality.

The use of styrofoam harms our environment, pollutes our waterways, endangers wildlife, and contributes to long-lasting ...
23/01/2024

The use of styrofoam harms our environment, pollutes our waterways, endangers wildlife, and contributes to long-lasting ecological damage.

Learn, choose, and protect our city’s future with sustainable and eco-friendly alternatives.

Air Quality Index captured in Lagos today, 22nd Jan, 2024.While the air quality may not be optimal, be rest assured that...
22/01/2024

Air Quality Index captured in Lagos today, 22nd Jan, 2024.

While the air quality may not be optimal, be rest assured that LASEPA is working tirelessly to enhance the state’s air quality. Our dedicated efforts are focused on creating a healthier environment, and ongoing initiatives are in place to bring about positive improvements.

While the air quality may not be optimal, be rest assured that the Lagos State Environmental Protection Agency is workin...
19/01/2024

While the air quality may not be optimal, be rest assured that the Lagos State Environmental Protection Agency is working tirelessly to enhance the state’s air quality. Our dedicated efforts are focused on creating a healthier environment, and ongoing initiatives are in place to bring about positive improvements.

The Lagos State Environmental Protection Agency ( LASEPA),in line with its mandate to safe guard the environment from Po...
18/01/2024

The Lagos State Environmental Protection Agency ( LASEPA),in line with its mandate to safe guard the environment from Pollution and Other violations took decisive action by sealing several establishments, including Hotels,Lounge,mall,company.These establishments are Fabtol Hotel & Suites,Lustet Hotel,Emery Hotel,CF Hotel & Suites, Trending Place Hotel,Tomakan Nigeria Limited ,Witsspring Suites,Sikkyrolex Hotel,Million Dollar lmperial Hotel, kidzmall and Lounge 14A, are all located in various parts of lsolo, and Gbagada in Lagos State.

These measures were put in place to address the identified instances of Noise Pollution and Other Environmental Violations.

Air Quality Index captured in Lagos today, 18th Jan, 2024. It is important we make conscious choices for a cleaner and h...
18/01/2024

Air Quality Index captured in Lagos today, 18th Jan, 2024.

It is important we make conscious choices for a cleaner and healthier city. Together, we can breathe easier.

A delegation from the Major Oil Marketers Association of Nigeria (NOMAN), yesterday  conducted a Familiarization visit t...
17/01/2024

A delegation from the Major Oil Marketers Association of Nigeria (NOMAN), yesterday conducted a Familiarization visit to the Lagos State Environmental Protection Agency (LASEPA) Headquarters at Alausa yesterday.

The delegation was warmly received by the General Manager of LASEPA, Dr. Babatunde Ajayi.

The primary focus of the visit was to explore collaboration opportunities between LASEPA and NOMAN to address environmental concerns linked to the operations of major oil marketers in Lagos State.

The discussions during the meeting revolved around implementing measures to minimize environmental impact and developing strategies to ensure that NOMAN members operate in full compliance with the environmental standards set by the Lagos State government.

This visit marks a significant step in enhancing mutual understanding and collaboration between LASEPA and NOMAN.

Lagos Air Quality Update, today 17th Jan, 2024.The urgent need for clean air in Lagos has become an imperative for the h...
17/01/2024

Lagos Air Quality Update, today 17th Jan, 2024.

The urgent need for clean air in Lagos has become an imperative for the health and well-being of its residents.

To make it a reality, you can opt for public transport to cut down emissions, support renewable energies, join tree planting drives for cleaner and fresher air, dispose of your waste responsibly (say no to burning), prioritize regular vehicle maintenance, implement effective emission controls in your industries, educate others on the impact of pollution and encourage the adoption of sustainable habits.

Together our actions can pave the way for EkoCleanAir.

Today, the Lagos State Environmental Protection Agency (LASEPA) carried out an enforcement exercise in Ikorodu to combat...
16/01/2024

Today, the Lagos State Environmental Protection Agency (LASEPA) carried out an enforcement exercise in Ikorodu to combat noise pollution, air pollution and address various other environmental infractions.

The agency closed several establishments for for violating the law, including Sky Homes Car Wash and Bar, Franco Peter Company (Recycler), SK Bakery, Jemadex Kings Hotel, Planet Hotel, Happy Day Hotel, and a poultry .

Despite several warnings in the past, these establishments, spanning diverse sectors such as hotels, bakery, recycling, and poultry, faced closure due to persistent non-compliance with LASEPA’s regulations.

LASEPA, committed to creating a harmonious and sustainable environment for Lagos residents, took decisive action during today’s enforcement exercise.

The closure serves as a reminder to all businesses within the state to prioritize compliance with environmental regulations, avoid disruptions to their operations, contribute to the growth of the society and general well-being of the citizenry.

Yesterday, a delegation from the Lagos State Environmental Protection Agency (LASEPA) visited key petroleum tank farms i...
16/01/2024

Yesterday, a delegation from the Lagos State Environmental Protection Agency (LASEPA) visited key petroleum tank farms in Kirikiri Town, Apapa, including Fatgbems Petroleum Company Limited, Bovas & Company Ltd, and TechnOil Limited.

The visit aimed to strengthen the relationship between LASEPA and the tank farms, discussing critical environmental issues and emphasizing compliance with Lagos State government standards.

The delegation urged submission of Environmental Impact Assessments (EIAs) and water separator samples, they also highlighted the agency’s commitment to safety and public health through regular inspections.

LASEPA being an environmental protection agency motivates tank farm owners to adhere to regulations with the assurance of the agency’s available top-tier laboratory for scientific analyses.

Lagos Air Quality Update, today 15th Jan, 2024.Stay informed, and breathe in clean air.
15/01/2024

Lagos Air Quality Update, today 15th Jan, 2024.

Stay informed, and breathe in clean air.

3DATX Corporation, a leading manufacturer of Integrated Portable Emission Measurement Systems (IPEMS), visited LASEPA he...
13/01/2024

3DATX Corporation, a leading manufacturer of Integrated Portable Emission Measurement Systems (IPEMS), visited LASEPA headquarters yesterday to explore collaboration opportunities for reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and decarbonization efforts.

The General Manager of LASEPA, Dr. Ajayi, warmly welcomed the delegation led by Matthew Sulaimon and Dr. Akingbehin S.A, noting that the collaboration was in tandem with the 6-pillars T.H.E.M.E.S development agenda of the State. He emphasized the importance of measuring vehicle emissions accurately, transmitting the data, and negotiating carbon credits.

As an agency dedicated to promoting a cleaner and sustainable environment, LASEPA is eager to engage in partnerships that contribute to the reduction of emissions and enhance environmental sustainability in Lagos.

LASEPA, LASWA COMMENCED A JOINT INSPECTION OF HOTELS, AND NIGHTCLUBS ON THE LAGOON CORRIDOR.The team visited establishme...
12/01/2024

LASEPA, LASWA COMMENCED A JOINT INSPECTION OF HOTELS, AND NIGHTCLUBS ON THE LAGOON CORRIDOR.

The team visited establishments including Farm City, Sailors Lounge, Oriental Hotel, Circa, Cactus, Radisson Blu, and Lagos Jet Ski Riders Club yesterday.

According to LASEPA boss , the inspection was to evaluate how these establishments handle the wastewater from their kitchen/toilets and solid wastes to prevent direct discharge into the lagoon and drainage channels.

The team, accompanied by experts and consultants like Dr. Bisola Adebayo, a Public Health Physician from LASUCOM, Mr. Asoro Oluwasegun, MD Azmarineberg Limitedr, and Miss Mary Onyenike, Head of Complaints at Azmarineberg Limited, aimed to identify establishments contributing to pollution and ensure compliance with environmental standards, emphasizing the protection of water resources in Lagos.

The inspection was a crucial step in ensuring environmental standards and preventing further degradation of Lagos water resources.

In response to concerns raised by a resident of Abeokuta Street, Anifowose Ikeja, about air pollution from Calcare Build...
12/01/2024

In response to concerns raised by a resident of Abeokuta Street, Anifowose Ikeja, about air pollution from Calcare Building today, LASEPA officials have effectively enforced regulations, addressing the issue at its source.

During the enforcement, officials also observed the mismanagement of waste oil by this facility, posing additional environmental risks.

Immediate corrective actions are being taken to ensure responsible waste management practices and mitigate further environmental impact.

Air Quality Index in Lagos today, 12th Jan, 2024. Observe the shifts in your area and make small changes in your daily h...
12/01/2024

Air Quality Index in Lagos today, 12th Jan, 2024.

Observe the shifts in your area and make small changes in your daily habits for a big impact on the air we breathe.



In continuation of the efforts towards environmental protection, the LASEPA team, led by the GM, Dr. Babatunde Ajayi vis...
11/01/2024

In continuation of the efforts towards environmental protection, the LASEPA team, led by the GM, Dr. Babatunde Ajayi visited other tank farms in Satellite Town, Amuwo Odofin LG. The visited farms included TMDX Terminal, Emadeb Energy Services Limited, and Wosbab Energy Solutions.

During the visit, Dr. Ajayi urged the tank farm operators to submit their environmental technical impact assessments to the Agency as a matter of government policy. He emphasized the importance of compliance with the environmental standards set by the Lagos State government.

He added that regular inspection visits by the agency to tank farms became necessary to monitor the air quality in their neighborhood and prevent the discharge of hazardous contents that may affect the public and the ecosystem into water bodies.

Air Quality Index captured in Lagos today, 11th Jan, 2024. It is important we make conscious choices for a cleaner and h...
11/01/2024

Air Quality Index captured in Lagos today, 11th Jan, 2024.

It is important we make conscious choices for a cleaner and healthier city. Together, we can breathe easier. EkoCleanAir.

The Lagos State Environmental Protection Agency had a dynamic start to the new year.Yesterday, the General Manager, Dr. ...
10/01/2024

The Lagos State Environmental Protection Agency had a dynamic start to the new year.

Yesterday, the General Manager, Dr. Tunde Ajayi, led the agency's top management staff in their first management meeting of the year, reviewed the agency's activities from the previous year, and set ambitious goals for the year 2024.

Dr. Ajayi emphasized the importance of meeting performance targets and aligning with public expectations to promote a sustainable environment. The management also discussed challenges faced in the previous year and outlined key focus areas for the upcoming year, including updating regulations, reviewing agency laws, intensifying publicity efforts, and training/retraining personnel for improved productivity.

The meeting sets the tone for a year of innovation, collaboration, and efficiency toward fulfilling LASEPA’s constitutional responsibilities, while the GM encourages the staff to improve their service delivery to make the goals a reality.

Today, the Lagos State Environmental Protection officials, led by the General Manager,   conducted a familiarization vis...
08/01/2024

Today, the Lagos State Environmental Protection officials, led by the General Manager, conducted a familiarization visit to some petroleum tank farms in Satellite Town, Amuwo Odofin LG area of the State, to ensure that their operational activities conform with regulated guidelines for safety and sustainable environment.

The visited tank farms included Rainoil, Mao Petroleum, A.A Rano Nig Ltd, and First Royal Oil Nig Ltd, all located in Satellite Town, Lagos.

The visit also aimed to strengthen the existing relationship between LASEPA and the petroleum tank farms. Provided the opportunity to engage in discussions on crucial environmental issues such as global climate change, efficient treatment of effluence and emissions, and general collaborations towards achieving a safe and sustainable environment in the State.

In its ongoing commitment to combat environmental infractions and uphold the well-being of Lagos residents, the Lagos St...
07/01/2024

In its ongoing commitment to combat environmental infractions and uphold the well-being of Lagos residents, the Lagos State Environmental Protection Agency (LASEPA) took decisive action today by shutting down Vertigo Bar, situated on Victoria Island, for noise pollution.

This enforcement action followed a thorough assessment by LASEPA, revealing that Vertigo Bar’s activities contributed significantly to noise pollution in the area. Complaints from residents prompted this swift intervention to bring back normalcy and ensure adherence to established environmental standards.

This move is to serve as a warning to other establishments across the State that contribute to noise pollution through their operations.

It is also important to reemphasize the need for adherence to the specified noise levels and maintain peaceful coexistence.

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LASEPA Building, Governor's Road, Alausa Secretariat
Ikeja
100212

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Monday 08:00 - 16:00
Tuesday 08:00 - 16:00
Wednesday 08:00 - 16:00
Thursday 08:00 - 16:00
Friday 08:00 - 16:00

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