national environmental standards and
regulations enforcement agency (NESREA)

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…

NESREA TRAINS STAKEHOLDERS ON E-WASTE MANAGEMENT

The National Environmental Standards and Regulations Enforcement Agency, NESREA, in collaboration with the United Nations Environment Programme, (UNEP) and the Global Environment Facility, (GEF), Monday kicked off a training programme for government regulators and the value chain on e-waste management in the country. The five-day programme was for government regulators at the federal level and…

EXPERT CRITUQUE

EXPERTS BEGIN CRITIQUE OF NEW AND EXISTING REGULATIONS

Experts in the public and private sectors have begun deliberations on new and existing regulations developed by the National Environmental Standards and Regulations Enforcement Agency, Flagging off the Expert Critique Meeting of the draft National Environmental (Battery Control) Regulations 2020, the Director General of NESREA, Prof Aliyu Jauro said a regulation for the battery sector…

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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…

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PERM. SEC. VISITS NESREA, READS RIOT ACT TO MULTINATIONAL COMPANIES

The new Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Environment, Mr. Abel Enitan Olumuyiwa, Tuesday paid a maiden visit to the National Environmental Standards and Regulations Enforcement Agency, NESREA. Mr. Olumuyiwa was accompanied by the Director Human Resources and the Director Special Duties, and was received on arrival by the Director General of NESREA, Prof. Aliyu Jauro…