national environmental standards and
regulations enforcement agency (NESREA)

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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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…