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.
20 Nov 2019
Environmental experts have said that recycling of electronic waste (e-waste) remains the best option if government at all levels can leverage on it.
28 Oct 2019
Experts have revealed that Nigeria is losing millions in foreign exchange due to the activities of the informal sector collectors of electronic waste. They urged the government to sanitise the informal e-waste recyclers through proper legislation and awareness creation.