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NESREA BOSS LAUDS MISSIONZEROPLASTIC INITIATIVE

The Director General of the National Environmental Standards and Regulations Enforcement Agency, (NESREA), Prof Aliyu Jauro has praised the organisers of the MissionZeroPlastic for championing a zero plastic initiative. MissionZeroPlastic is a programme by Aid for rural Education Access Initiative (AREAi) with funding from the Coca-Cola Foundation, aimed at promoting community recycling efforts in Nigeria….

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NESREA DG INSPECTING THE COMPLIANCE STATUS OF FACILITIES IN PLATEAU STATE

The Director General of NESREA Prof. Aliyu Jauro Carried out an inspection visit to Grand Cereals, where he met the Managing Director, Mr. Alexander Goma. During the visit, Prof. Jauro stressed the need for companies to always abide by laid down environmental regulations in their production processes. He commended the company for their high level…

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NESREA BOSS MEETS PLATEAU STATE GOVERNMENT, DISCUSSES ENVIRONMENTAL PROBLEMS

The Director General of the National Environmental Standards and Regulations Enforcement Agency, NESREA, Prof. Aliyu Jauro paid a courtesy call on the Plateau State government while on an official tour in the state. Prof. Jauro and his delegation were received on arrival by the Deputy Governor, Prof. Sonni Tyoden and members of the Plateau State…

Nigeria first African Nation to embrace Circular Economy…. NESREA DG

The Director General of the National Environmental Standards and Regulations Enforcement Agency, NESREA, Prof Aliyu Jauro says Nigeria is the first African country to move towards the Circular Economy model. Prof Jauro who spoke during a courtesy call on the Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, Prof. Umar Danbatta also said the…

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 HAS DONE WELL IN TACKLING CHEMICAL ABUSE

The Director General of the National Environmental Standards and Regulations Enforcement Agency (NESREA), Professor Aliyu Jauro says the Agency has done well in tackling the problem of chemical abuse in the country. The DG  disclosed this when he received a delegation from the Chemical Society of Nigeria (CSN) who paid him a courtesy visit at…

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…

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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…