Type: Ministry

Principal Officers

Mr Taye Haruna

Permanent Secretary

Quick Information

The Ministry

Past Officials of the Ministry

  • Staff size n/a
  • Revenues (IGR) n/a
  • Budget Allocation () ₦20,093,936,647.00
  • Recurrent Expenditure ₦13,689,594,307.00
  • Capital Expenditure ₦6,404,342,340.00

Contact Information

Establishment Act

National Environmental Standards and Regulations Enforcement Agency (NESREA) Act, 2007

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Areas of statutory responsibilities and functions
  1. Prepare comprehensive national policy for the protection of the environment and conservation of natural resources, including procedure for environmental impact assessment of all developing projects.
  2. Prepare, in accordance with the national policy on environment, periodic master plans for redevelopment of environmental science and technology and advise the Federal Government on the financial requirements for the implementation of such plans.
  3. Advise the Federal Government on national environmental policies and priorities, the conservation of natural resources and sustainable development and scientific and technological activities affecting the environment and natural resources.
  4. Promote cooperation in environmental science and conservation technology with similar bodies in other countries and with international bodies connected with the protection of the environment and the conservation of natural resources.
  5. Cooperate with Federal and State Ministries, Local Government, statutory bodies and research agencies on matters and facilities relating to the protection of the environment and the conservation of natural resources.
  6. Prescribe standards for and make regulations on water quality, effluent limitations, air quality, atmospheric protection, ozone protection, noise control as well as the removal and control of hazardous substances.
  7. Monitor and enforce environmental protection measures.
  1. Environmental Health Officers Registration Council (EHORECON)
  2. National Environmental Standards and Regulations Enforcement Agency (NESREA)
  3. National Oil Spill Detection and Response Agency (NOSDRA)
  4. Forestry Research Institute of Nigeria (FRIN)
  5. Nigeria National Park Service (NPS)
  1. Department of Climate Change
Addresses/Contact info of offices in all States and in FCT

Federal Ministry of Environment
Green Building
Plot 444
Aguiyi Ironsi Street
Opposite Raw Materials Research and Development Council




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