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EIA: NESREA WINS AGAIN

A Federal High Court in Port-Harcourt has ruled that the National Environmental Standards and Regulations Enforcement Agency, NESREA is the only body statutorily vested with the authority to enforce the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Act in the country. Hon. Justice Balkisu Bello Aliyu gave the judgment in a suit filed by the Federal Government against…

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NIGERIA has built strong framework for Environmental Protection… Minister

Nigeria has strengthened its capacity to achieve environmental governance in the country, so says the Minister of State for Environment, Alhaji Ibrahim Usman Jibril. The Minister who made the disclosure while addressing the 6th Assembly of the Global Environment Facility (GEF) in Da Nang, Vietnam said, “The Federal Government of Nigeria has put in place…

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NESREA, NNRA Form Pact On Environment

Two Federal Regulatory agencies have agreed to form a pact for effective policing of the environment. The federal regulatory agencies are the National Environmental Standards and Regulations Enforcement Agency (NESREA) and the Nigerian Nuclear Regulatory Authority (NNRA). The decision to collaborate was made on Thursday at the headquarters of the Nigerian Nuclear Regulatory Authority during…

Minister hails Okorocha over new NESREA Zonal/ State Office

The Honourable Minister of State for Environment, Ibrahim Usman Jibril, has hailed the Executive Governor of Imo State, His Excellency Owelle Rochas Okorocha for demonstrating his political will and commitment to environmental protection and sustainable development with the official commissioning ceremony of the NESREA new Zonal and State Office in Owerri, Imo State. The Honorable…

NESREA, NCC Close Ranks To Protect The Environment

Two major government agencies – the National Environmental Standards and Regulations Enforcement Agency (NESREA) and Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) are to close ranks and work together to ensure environmental protection and sustainable development in the telecoms sector. This development became apparent following a meeting between the two agencies on Wednesday March 2, 2016 at the…