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13 Apr
The International Telecommunications Union (ITU) has revealed that Nigeria and other African countries are leading the way in the management of electronic waste (e-waste).
19 Dec 2021
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has said 29 per cent of Nigeria’s health burden is caused by waste from electronic materials.
16 Nov 2021
Experts have lamented that Nigeria has been turned to a dumpsite for all manner of electronic junks, as a result of lax environmental restrictions that have rendered the economy poor.
2 Aug 2021
Environmental advocacy groups have called on developed countries to ban export of electronic waste to Nigeria. E-Waste Relief Foundation and other eco-activists, made the appeal during the 2021 edition of Students ...
22 Dec 2020
Nigeria will soon get a boost in the electronic waste (e-waste) sub-industry with the call for applications for the establishment of some 30 collection centres nationwide.
24 Nov 2020
The Federal Government on Monday said its Global Environmental Facility (GEF) implementation would target the elimination of 300 tonnes of e-waste from the environment in the first quarter of 2021.
2 Nov 2020
Worried by the volume of Used Electrical and Electronic Equipment (UEEE), the Federal Government said it would work towards curbing environmental and health challenges posed by e-waste in the country. In addition, it also frowned on situations where Nigeria has become a dumping ground for used electronics and other electrical appliances that constitute a serious…
20 Jul 2020
Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Nigeria and the rest of Africa may soon begin to grapple with a different layer of complicated health issues unless governments rise up to the mounting electronic waste
11 Jun 2020
Nigeria, and other sub-Saharan African (SSA) countries recycle less than 0.1 per cent of electronic waste (e-waste).
22 May 2020
Dr. Ifeanyi Ochonogor, managing director, E-Terra Technologies Limited has warned of e-waste crisis which it described as an­other looming crisis which consequence will also have significant health and finan­cial impact similar to the prevailing corona pandemic.
10 Feb 2020
Worried by the high risk posed by improper management of electronic waste in Nigeria, experts have called for definite action to arrest the dumping of electronic products in the country.
24 Jan 2020
National Environmental Standards and Regulations Enforcement Agency (NESREA), has raised concern over the danger of e-waste, saying it increases susceptibility to health conditions.

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