Nigeria

Report/StudySummaryDocuments including WEEE flows/quantities
Person-in-the-Port Project to Examine Nigeria’s E-waste Imports.UNU, Step Initiative, 2015: The “Person-in-the-Port” project will station an expert in the harbour of Lagos for approximately six months starting in January 2015 to collect qualitative and quantitative information on imports of used EEE and to evaluate this with the other project partners. The project will focus on identifying the types and amounts of e-waste/used EEE imported, its functional status, how it is packaged, labelled and transported, its origin (exporting countries), and what will become of it once it arrives in Nigeria.
E-waste country assessment NigeriaEMPA, UNEP and Basel Convention, 2012: Report developed for the E-waste Africa project that presents a national e-waste assessment for Nigeria and investigates the situation with regard to e-waste looking into, inter alia, trends of EEE imports, use and e-waste generation. The Nigerian study goals to enhance the capacity of West Africa and other African countries to tackle the growing problem of e-waste and thereby protect the health of citizens, particularly children, while providing economic opportunities.48
Guide for Importers of Used Electrical and Electronic Equipment into NigeriaNigerian Environmental Standards and Regulations Enforcement Agency (NESREA), 2013: This guidance document highlights some of the dos and don’ts of shipment of UEEE into Nigeria. It is intended to help importers including private persons, companies, organizations and shipping companies to differentiate between UEEE and WEEE.