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E-waste: Govt to implement GEF programme, targets 300 tonnes waste elimination

Aliyu Jauro

The Federal Government on Monday, November 23, 2020 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. Prof. Aliyu Jauro, Director-General of NESREA Prof. Aliyu Jauro, Director-General, National Environmental Standards and Regulations Enforcement Agency (NESREA), said this while declaring open a four-day training on ...

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E-waste Day: Ikeazor restates govt’s commitment to curb waste

Sharon Ikeazor

As Nigeria joins the rest of the world to commemorate the International E-Waste Day (IEWD), Minister of State for Environment, Mrs. Sharon Ikeazor, has reaffirmed the commitment of the Federal Government in curbing environmental and health challenges posed by unsound e-waste management on livelihood. Mrs. Sharon Ikeazor, Nigeria’s Minister of State for the Environment According to the Minister, Nigeria must ...

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Bamako Convention in flagship meeting, 22 years after adoption

History was made a couple of weeks ago when Bamako, the capital of Mali, hosted the first gathering of the parties to a treaty adopted in the ancient city about 22 years ago. The treaty, the Bamako Convention, was first adopted in 1991 and came into force in 1998. Nigeria is yet to ratify the agreement. Indeed, the meeting of ...

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Toxic waste: NESRA to sanction detained ship

Director-General of the National Environmental Standard and Regulatory Agency (NESRA), Dr. Ngeri Benebo, has said that the agency will place a heavy sanction on the e-waste ship that was arrested on Wednesday. Benebo said on Thursday that, upon its apprehension, it was discovered that the ship was carrying e-waste that is hazardous to human health. Consequently, she added, the ship would be ...

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