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PRESS STATEMENT: NESREA DRAGS GLO, MIKE ADENUGA (Jnr) TO COURT

The National Environmental Standards and Regulations Enforcement Agency, (NESREA), has initiated a criminal proceeding against Globacom Ltd and its Managing Director, Mike Adenuga (Jnr) at a Federal High Court, Ikoyi Lagos for environmental violations. Globacom is constructing and operating telecom masts without conducting site specific Environmental Audit in violation of Section 5 (2) of the…

FG ASSURES NIGERIANS ON FLOOD CONTROL, MAY DREDGE RIVER NIGER

The Federal Government says it is looking at all options to control flooding and mitigate its impact on the lives and properties of citizens and the economy. The Honourable Minister of Environment, Dr. Muhammad Mahmood Abubakar made this known while declaring open the 14th National Stakeholders’ Forum organized by the National Environmental Standards and Regulations…

ENVIRONMENT MINISTRY PLANS NATIONAL POLICY ON USED BATTERIES

The Federal Ministry of Environment says it is working with Deutche Gesellschat fur Intertionale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) to develop a policy on used batteries in the country. The Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Environment, Mr. Abel Olumuyiwa-Enitan made the disclosure at the Awareness Raising Workshop on the Development of National Policy for Sound Management of Used…

EXTENDED PRODUCER RESPONSIBIITY PROGRAMME ON COURSE IN NIGERIA….. FG

The Federal Government says Nigeria has commenced the implementation of the Extended Producer Programme, EPR. Speaking during a virtual quiz and debate for schools to mark the International E-waste Day (IEWD), the Minister of State for Environment, Sharon Ikeazor Esq, said the programme was intended to ensure the country reaps the gains from e-waste management…

NESREA ENFORCEMENT

NESREA shuts down Chinese Gold Mining Company over Water Pollution

The National Environmental Standards and Regulations Enforcement Agency, NESREA, Friday shut down a Chinese gold mining company, Hongao Mining Company Limited located in Kutasa Community, Karshi, FCT. The community had written to NESREA alleging that the company was polluting its streams which are its source of drinking water through its gold mining activity. Following the…

Sule Oyofo

DG, STAFF SHOWER ACCOLADES ON MR SULE OYOFO AS HE RETIRES FROM CIVIL SERVICE

It was a day already known and prepared for, but when it finally dawned it came with mixed emotions for the management and staff of the National Environmental Standards and Regulations Enforcement Agency, NESREA. It was the 31st day of August 2020 and marked the last day in office for the Deputy Director, Press and…

NESREA and Customs

NESREA AND CUSTOMS MEET, STRENGTHEN INTELLIGENCE

Tackling illicit trade in endangered species of wild fauna and flora, as well as illegal shipment of hazardous waste into the country are two areas of collaboration between the National Environmental Standards and Regulations Enforcement Agency, NESREA and the Nigerian Customs Service. The combined efforts of both Agencies of government have successfully reduced incidences of…

CALL FOR CRITIQUE AND POSSIBLE INPUTS TO THE NATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL REGULATIONS

The under listed National Environmental Regulations are subjected for review to accommodate current and emerging issues in the respective sectors of the environment: National Environmental (Protection of Endangered Species in International Trade) Regulations. The purpose for the review of this regulation is to address domestic trade of listed endangered species. National Environmental (Air Quality Control)…

NESREA Inspection

WATER POLLUTION: NESREA DG LEADS INVESTIGATION OF CHINESE COMPANY

The Director General of the National Environmental Standards and Regulations Enforcement Agency, Prof. Aliyu Jauro, Wednesday, led an investigation team on an unscheduled inspection of a gold mining company, Hongao Mining Company Limited, a Chinese company in Kutasa community in Karshi District of the Federal Capital Territory. The visit followed complaints by residents alleging that…

INVITATION TO TENDER/EXPRESSION OF INTEREST (EOI)

NATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL STANDARDS AND REGULATIONS ENFORCEMENT AGENCY (NESREA) NO.4, TWON BRASS STREET OFF MUHAMMADU BUHARI WAY GARKI II, ABUJA INVITATION TO TENDER/EXPRESSION OF INTEREST (EOI)   1.0       INTRODUCTION The National Environmental Standards and Regulations Enforcement Agency (NESREA) is a governmental organization responsible for the protection and development of the environment, biodiversity conservation and…