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AT LAST FG MOVES TOWARDS ZERO WASTE TOLERANCE LEVEL

The dynamics for the smooth implementation of the Extended Producer Responsibility Programme (EPR) which is squarely focused on the life cycle management of waste from cradle to cradle with a view to achieving zero waste tolerance level has begun in Nigeria. This giant stride was made known at the official launch and inception meeting of…

NESREA Seals Company for Illegal Charcoal Export

The National Environmental Standards and Regulations Enforcement Agency, NESREA has shut down one of the facilities of a Chinese company, Kwo Chief Investment Limited, located at Obimo in Nsukka Local Government Area of Enugu State for illegal production and exportation of charcoal in Nigeria. The matter will be charged to court shortly. Following public complaints…

2019 Accreditation and Registration of Environmental Consultants

The National Environmental Standards and Regulations Enforcement Agency (NESREA) is an Agency of the Federal Ministry of Environment with responsibility to enforce all environmental laws, guidelines, policies, standards and regulations in Nigeria; and to prohibit processes and the use of equipment or technology that undermine environmental quality. NESREA also has the responsibility to enforce compliance…

No More Business As Usual, Warns NESREA DG/CEO

If the declaration made by the new Director-General/CEO of the National Environmental Standards and Regulations Enforcement Agency (NESREA), at his Maiden Press Briefing is anything to go by then it is time for erring facilities or violators of environmental regulations to sit up – or face sanctions. Professor Aliyu Jauro the newly appointed DG/CEO of…

DG NESREA Charges Staff on Fight against Corruption

The Director General of the National Environmental Standards and Regulations Enforcement Agency Professor Aliyu Jauro wants staff of the Agency to champion the fight against corruption. He spoke during the inauguration of the Anti-Corruption and Transparency Unit (ACTU) at the headquarters of the Agency in Abuja. The Unit, was established by the Independent Corrupt Practices…

Federal Government Appoints Prof Aliyu Jauro as New DG NESREA

The Federal Government has appointed Professor Aliyu Jauro as the new Director General/ Chief Executive Officer of the National Environmental Standards and Regulations Enforcement Agency, NESREA. He takes over from Dr. Lawrence Chidi Anukam whose tenure expired on the 17th of February 2019. Before his appointment, Professor Jauro was Deputy Director at the National Centre…

Perm. Sec. Charges NESREA on Revenue Generation

The Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Environment, Mrs. Ibukun Odusote was at the headquarters of the National Environmental Standards and Regulations Enforcement Agency, NESREA on an official visit. Mrs. Odusote was accompanied by the Director, Human Resources, Dr. (Mrs.) Bolatito Obisesan and support staff from the Ministry. In her remarks, the Permanent Secretary tasked the…

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NEW ENVIRONMENT MINISTER VISITS NESREA

The new Minister of Environment, Surveyor Suleiman Hassan Zarma, paid a working visit to the headquarters of the National Environmental Standards and Regulations Enforcement Agency, (NESREA) in Abuja on Monday 4th February 2019. The Minister was accompanied by some Directors of the Ministry and was received by the Director General of NESREA, Dr Lawrence Anukam,…

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Rationale behind the Amendment of the NESREA Act 2007

The National Environmental Standards and Regulations Enforcement Agency (NESREA) is a Parastatal of the Federal Ministry of Environment. The Agency was established by NESREA (Establishment) Act, 2007, thus repealing the Federal Environmental Protection Agency Act Cap F10 LFN 2004. The vision of the Agency is to ensure a cleaner and healthier environment for Nigerians, whereas…

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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…