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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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Emission Control Programmes Will Sanitize The Environment….. DG NESREA

The Vehicular and Generator Emission Control Programmes developed by the National Environmental Standards and Regulations Enforcement Agency, NESREA are designed to sanitize the environment in the country. So says the Director General of NESREA, Dr Lawrence Chidi Anukam who spoke when he received Post Graduate Students from the Strathmore University Kenya at the headquarters of…

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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…

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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…

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Federal Government Moves Against Plastics, Phase out in Offing

The Federal government says it has developed a national strategy for the phase-out of non-biodegradable plastics in the country, as well as implementing a National Plastic Waste Recycling Programme to establish plastic waste recycling plants across the country. Speaking at a press briefing as part of activities marking this year’s World Environment Day celebration, on…

Extended Producer Responsibility Programme is a must…. DG NESREA

The Director General of the National Environmental Standards and Regulations Enforcement Agency, NESREA Dr. Lawrence Anukam says it is mandatory for all industries and production outlets in the country to comply fully with the Extended Producer Responsibility, EPR Programme. In his remarks, while receiving the team from CocaCola Nigeria and The Nigeria Bottling Company in…

Nesrea Annual Environmental Import Clearance

The National Environmental Standards and Regulations Enforcement Agency (NESREA) has 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.  It also has the responsibility to enforce compliance with provisions of international agreements, protocols, conventions and treaties…