NESREA raises concern over danger of e-waste
National Environmental Standards and Regulations Enforcement Agency (NESREA), has raised concern over the danger of e-waste, saying it increases susceptibility to health conditions.
Stakeholders seek safer alternatives, ban in lead paint by 2020
With growing public health concern that the production and trade of lead-based paint is still wide-spread globally, especially Nigeria, stakeholders have called for far-reaching regulatory action ...
Tincan Customs generates N179.2bn from January 2 to July 10
The Tincan Island Port Customs Command has generated N179.2billion between Jan. 2 and July 10, 2019, up from N172.5 billion realised in the corresponding period in 2018.
Government, GEF launch $15m electronic waste initiative
An ambitious new project launched in Lagos last week is aiming to reform the electronics sector and put an end to the toxic toll improper management of electronic waste is taking on Nigeria. Over half a million tonnes of discarded appliances are processed in the country every year, threatening both the health of people in…
Engineers want patronage for cable makers
Disturbed by the incessant cases of fire outbreaks in residential buildings and its devastating effects on the economy, the Nigerian Society of Engineers...
Pollution: Agency decries increasing use of generators
The National Environmental Standards and Regulations Enforcement Agency (NESREA) says the increasing use of power generators across the country is a time bomb on the environment. Mr Daniel Wuave, the Coordinator of NESREA in Gombe State made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Gombe on Wednesday. Wuave noted…
FG to begin emissions control programme January 1, 2019
In a bid to enforce environmental laws, the Federal Government has concluded arrangements to begin implementation of national generator emissions control programme from January 1, 2019.
Nigerians spend N1.6 trillion on generators every year - NESREA
The Director-General, National Environmental Standards and Regulations Enforcement Agency (NESREA), Lawrence Anukam, on Thursday said about 60 million Nigerians spend N1.6 trillion in buying and maintaining standby generators every year. Anukam disclosed during a media briefing in Abuja where the announcement of the implementation of the National Generator Emission Control Programme (NGECP), expected to begin…