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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…

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…