Welcome to the Offical website of the Federal Ministry of Environment

The Federal Ministry of Environment was established at the inception of the new Civilian Administration under the leadership of Chief Olusegun Obasanjo in June 1999 to ensure effective coordination of all environmental matters, which hitherto were fragmented and resident in different line Ministries. The creation was intended to ensure that environmental matters are adequately mainstreamed into all developmental activities.

Minister of State

Minister of State for Environment

Mallam Ibrahim Usman Jibril was born 57 years ago in Nasarawa State. He attended Community Secondary School Nasarawa and ...

Minister of State

Permanent Secretary

Dr. Shehu Mahmud Usman Ahmed was born on July 10, 1960 and hails from Gombi Local Government Area of Adamawa State...

Minister of State

Regulations, Acts and Policies

The Framework for implementation of any reasonable and sustainable programs lies on the strength of the underlying principle ...


National Council on Environment which was established in compliance with the requirement of the National Policy on the Environment launched on the 25th of November, 1989, as a forum for effective interaction with State Ministries of Environment and key stakeholders to ensure coordination and cohesion of sustainable environmental management across the nation.

For enquiries, please contact us at nce@environment.gov.ng

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