Nigeria Fines Owners of Toxic Containers


The government has imposed a fine of U.S.$1 million on the owners of the ship MV Marevia for bringing containers of toxic materials to the country.
Photo: Vanguard

Some of the ship’s content being examined.

  • Nigeria:  Toxic Ship - FG Fines Owners U.S.$1 Million

    Vanguard, 14 January 2013

    The Federal Government has slammed a fine of $1 million on owners of the ship, M.V Marevia, that brought in two containers of toxic materials. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Suspected Importers of Toxic Cargo Traced to Alaba International Market

    Vanguard, 13 January 2013

    The Director-General of National Environment Standards Regulatory Agency (NESREA) Dr Ngeri Benebo, has disclosed that the suspected importers of the Toxic cargo intercepted at Tin ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Toxic Waste Ship Still Detained in Lagos

    Leadership, 12 January 2013

    The ship, MV Marivia, arrested at the Tin-Can Island Port in Lagos on Wednesday with two containers of e-waste is still being detained, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Toxic Waste - 'Culprits to Face Life Imprisonment'

    Daily Trust, 12 January 2013

    Hajia Hadiza Mailafia, the Minister of Environment, said yesterday that those involved in the intercepted vessel laden with toxic waste would face life imprisonment upon ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Toxic Waste Vessel - Culprits to Face Life Imprisonment - Minister

    Vanguard, 12 January 2013

    Hajia Hadiza Mailafia, the Minister of Environment, said on Friday that culprits involved in the intercepted vessel laden with toxic waste would face life imprisonment upon ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Toxic Waste - Containers Re-Loaded, As Ship Awaits Clearance to Sail

    Vanguard, 12 January 2013

    In compliance with the directive by the Federal Government that the ship, M.V. Marevia loaded with two containers of e-waste be shipped back to its country of origin, the vessel ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  FG Orders Return of Toxic Wastes Containers to UK

    Vanguard, 10 January 2013

    The Federal Government has ordered that the toxic waste laden containers on board MV Marivia Monrovia be shipped back to the port of origin in the U.K. Dr Ngeri Benebo, the ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  FG Orders Return of Toxic Waste to UK

    This Day, 11 January 2013

    The Federal Government has ordered that the toxic waste laden containers on board MV Marivia Monrovia be shipped back to the port of origin in the U.K. read more »

  • Nigeria:  FG Orders Return of Toxic Ship to UK

    Vanguard, 11 January 2013

    The Federal Government, yesterday, vowed to place heavy sanctions on the e-waste ship that was arrested on Wednesday. It also ordered that the toxic wastes laden containers on ... read more »