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…
Government amends NESREA Act, set to tackle environmental crimes
President Muhammadu Buhari has signed a new National Environmental Standards and Regulations Enforcement Agency, NESREA amended bill into law to tackle environmental crimes in the country.
Producers’ responsibility and plastic pollution crisis
With the production outpacing almost every other material population, plastic waste is now one of the biggest environmental scourges of the time.
NESREA to establish new field offices in states, tackles waste
The National Environmental Standards Regulations and Enforcement Agency, (NESREA) is to establish three new offices in Abia, Ogun and Adamawa states as a measure for proper environmental monitoring. Director General of NESREA, Dr. Lawrence Anukam who stated this in Jalingo, explained that the decision would help to create awareness and help in addressing serious environmental…
‘Why government may not end Port Harcourt soot’
Scientists have advanced reasons for Federal Government’s failure to identify the source of Port Harcourt ‘black soot’ in order to end the environmental and health hazards it poses to the people of Rivers State.
NESREA DG reads riot act to defaulters of environmental laws
Henceforth anyone that flouts environmental laws, regulations and standards in Taraba State would be made to face the wrath of the law.Director General of the National Environmental Standards and Regulations Enforcement Agency (NESREA), Dr. Lawrence C. Anukam...
Need for effective environmental regulators in Nigeria
Nigeria is the most populous nation in Africa. Its present population is estimated to be over 170 million, yet there continues to be a steady decline in the will and capacity of the government to effectively cope with the provision of the basic needs of the people.
Manufacturers blame high cost of doing business on multiplicity of taxes
Manufacturers have identified multiplicity of taxes by the three tiers of government as a major factor that is driving the complexities and high costs of doing business in Nigeria.
World Environment Day: NESREA holds rally against plastic pollution in Ibadan
The National Environmental Standards and Regulations Enforcement Agency (NESREA), Southwest Zone, has appealed to residents of Ibadan to reduce the use of plastics to protect the environment. The agency made the appeal at a rally to commemorate the 2018 World Environment Day (WED) on Monday. The Zonal Director, Mr Adeleke Ajani, told the News Agency…