List of environmental agencies in Nigeria

List of environmental agencies in Nigeria

Environmental agencies are commissions or organizations established for oversight, administration and protection of the environment and its resources against misuse and degradation from human resources. Below is the list of environmental agencies in Nigeria.

Environmental protection agencies in Nigeria

An environmental agency or environmental protection agency is an organisation or commission that is established within a government or outside the government for environmental protection and also management and preservation of the ecological resources. These agencies also have to protect the environment from, misuse or its resources by humans; degradation of the environment and protection and management of the environment in matters of climate change.

These agencies can be found at national level, state or regional level and some are private or non-governmental organisations.

Environmental agencies in Nigeria

Environmental agencies in Nigeria

In Nigeria, as part of the measures taken by the government to preserve the environment and its resources, protect Nigerians from ecological nuisance and hazardous wastes, to combat and prevent pollution in Nigeria, the federal government of Nigeria and several Nigerian states have established various agencies and organisations.

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These agencies are guided by and function in accordance to the all the environmental laws and acts in Nigeria. Below is a compilation of all the environmental agencies and associated agencies (federal, state and NGOs) in the country:

  • Federal Environmental Protection Agency (FEPA) – defunct
  • Forestry Research Institute of Nigeria (FRIN)
  • National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA)
  • National Environmental Standards and Regulations Enforcement Agency (NESREA)
  • National Oil Spill Detection and Response Agency (NOSDRA)
  • Abuja Environmental Protection Board (AEPB)

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Abuja Environmental Protection Board (AEPB)
  • National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA)
  • Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency (NIHSA)
  • River basin Authority (Federal Ministry of Water Resources)
  • Federal Environmental Protection Agency
  • Abuja Environmental Protection Board
  • Lagos State Government Ministry of the Environment
  • Environmental Health Officers Registration Council of Nigeria
  • Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF)
  • National Emergency Management Agency
  • Delta State Environmental Protection Agency
  • Federal Ministry of Environment.
  • National Environmental Standards and Regulations Enforcement Agency
  • Federal Ministry of Environment (FMOE)
  • State Ministries of Environment
  • Lagos State Waste Disposal Board (LSWDB)
  • Lagos State Environmental Protection Agency (LASEPA)
  • Lagos State Waste Management Authority (LAWMA)
  • Lagos State Waste management Agency operatives (PSP)

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Lagos State Environmental Protection Agency (LASEPA)
  • Kano State Environmental Protection Agency
  • Oyo State Environmental Protection Commission
  • Ministry of Water Resources
  • National Oil Spill Detection and Response Agency (NOSDRA)
  • Federal Ministry of Environment, Housing and Urban Development (FMEHUD)
  • Department of Petroleum Resources
  • Kaduna State Environmental Protection Agency
  • State Environmental Protection Agencies (SEPAs)
  • River State Environmental Protection Agency
  • Federal Ministry of Environment, Housing and Urban Development (FMEHUD))
  • Urban Development Board
  • Anambra State Environmental Protection Agency
  • Enugu State Environmental Protection Agency
  • Abuja Environmental Protection Agency
  • Abia State Ministry of Environment, Umuahia
  • Abia State Environmental Protection Agency

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  • Adamawa State Ministry of Environment, Yola
  • Akwa Ibom State Ministry of Environment & Mineral Resources, Uyo
  • Anambra State Ministry of Environment, Mineral Resources, Science & Technology, Akwa
  • Bauchi State Environmental Protection Agency, Bauchi
  • Bayelsa State Ministry of Environment
  • Bayelsa State Environmental Sanitation Authority, Yenagoa
  • Benue State Environmental Sanitation Authority (BENSESA), Makurdi
  • Borno State Ministry of Environment, Maiduguri
  • Borno State Rural Water and Sanitation Agency, Maiduguri
  • Cross River Ministry of Environment, Calabar
  • Delta State Waste Management Board, Asaba
  • Ebonyi State Ministry of Health and Environmental, Abakaliki,
  • Edo State Environmental and Waste Management Board, Benin City
  • Ekiti State Waste Management Board, Ado Ekiti
  • Enugu State Waste Management Authority, Enugu

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List of environmental protection agencies in Nigeria
  • Friends of the Environment Nigeria (NGO)
  • Gombe State Ministry of Water Resources and Environment, Gombe
  • Gombe State Environmental Sanitation and Protection Agency, Gombe
  • Imo State Ministry of Petroleum and Environment, Owerri
  • Imo State Environmental Protection Agency
  • Imo State Bureau for Sanitation and Transport
  • Jigawa State Ministry of Environment, Dutse
  • Jigawa State Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Agency, Dutse.
  • Kaduna State Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources, Kaduna
  • Kaduna State Waste and Sanitation Project, Kaduna
  • Kano State Refuse Management and Sanitation Board (REMASAB), Kano
  • Kano State Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Agency (RUWASA), Kano
  • Katsina State Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Agency, Katsina
  • Kebbi State Ministry of Environment, Birnin Kebbi
  • Kogi State Ministry of Environment and Physical Planning Development, Lokoja

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Friends of the Environment Nigeria (NGO)
  • Kogi State Environmental Protection Board, Lokoja
  • Kogi State Sanitation and Water Management Board, Lokoja
  • Kwara State Ministry of Environment and Tourism, Ilorin
  • Kwara State Environmental Protection Agency, Ilorin
  • Niger State Environmental Protection Agency, Minna
  • Ogun State Ministry of Environment, Abeokuta
  • Ogun State Environmental Protection Agency, Abeokuta
  • Ondo State Waste Management Authority, Akure
  • Osun State Ministry of Environment, Osogbo
  • Osun State Environmental Protection Agency, Osogbo
  • Oyo State Ministry of Environment and Water Resources, Ibadan
  • Ibadan Waste Management Authority, Ibadan
  • Plateau Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Agency, Jos
  • Plateau State Environmental Protection & Sanitation Agency, Jos
  • River State Ministry of Environment, Port Harcourt

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  • River State Environmental Sanitation Authority, Port Harcourt
  • Taraba State Environmental Protection Agency, Jalingo
  • Taraba State Rural Water Supply and Environmental Sanitation Agency, Jalingo
  • Yobe State Ministry of Environment, Damaturu
  • Yobe State Environmental Protection Agency, Damaturu
  • Zamfara State Ministry of Environment and Solid Minerals Development, Zamfara
  • Waste Management Society of Nigeria
  • Waste Management Society of Nigeria, Akwa Ibom
  • Waste Management Society of Nigeria, Benue State
  • Waste Management Society of Nigeria, Kano State
  • Waste Management Society of Nigeria, Lagos State
  • Waste Management Society of Nigeria, Niger State
  • Waste Management Society of Nigeria, Delta State
  • Waste Management Society of Nigeria, Ondo State
  • Waste Management Society of Nigeria, FCT

These are top 100 environmental agencies in Nigeria that we have been able to gather.re

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