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Bamako Convention in flagship meeting, 22 years after adoption

Bamako Convention in flagship meeting, 22 years after adoption Waste

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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