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ERA/FoEN SLAMS PHILIP MORRIS: “YOU CAN’T BE A PRODUCER OF DEADLY WARES AND TALK ABOUT HARMS REDUCTION”

The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) has described as false and deceptive recent activities by Philip Morris International (PMI) to promote   itself as a supporter of a… Read more »

WHAT LESSONS HAVE OIL COMPANIES LEARNT FROM KEN SARO WIWA, OGONI CRISES? by Zik Gbemre

Without a doubt, oil and gas exploration and production activities in Nigeria, particularly in the Niger Delta region carried out by International Oil Companies (IOCs) and Indigenous Oil Companies have… Read more »

AMNESTY ALARMED OVER STUDY LINKING OIL SPILLS AND BABY DEATHS AS HOSCON DEMANDS RELEASE OF N98b GAS FLARE PENALTY

Reacting to a study that found babies in the Niger Delta were twice as likely to die in the first month of life if their mother lived near an oil… Read more »

RUSSIA TO BUILD A NUCLEAR POWER PLANT IN NIGERIA

Russia has signed agreements with Nigeria to build and operate a nuclear power plant in the oil-rich West African nation that has a deficit of reliable power and faces security… Read more »

ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE: ERA/FoEN WANTS INTERNATIONAL COURT FOR TRANSNATIONAL CORPORATIONS

Executive Director of Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN), Dr. Godwin Uyi Ojo has advocated that all states under the United Nations system must allow foreign persons and… Read more »

HERDSMEN CHALLENGE: GROUPS DEMAND FOR MINISTRY OF LIVESTOCK AND FISHERIES

RESOLUTIONS OF THE  10TH SUSTAINABILITY ACADEMY  THEMED “CLIMATE CHANGE , PASTORALISM, LAND AND CONFLICTS” ORGANIZED BY HEALTH OF MOTHER EARTH  FOUNDATION (HOMEF) IN COLLABORATION WITH CONFEDERATION OF TRADITIONAL HERDER ORGANIZATIONS (CORET) ON 18TH OCTOBER, 2017,… Read more »

HOST COMMUNITIES TACKLE DANGOTE GROUP OVER MASSIVE COAL POLLUTION IN KOGI STATE

The Kogi State chapter of the National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN) has called on the Dangote Group to take the issue of environmental protection and corporate social responsibility for… Read more »

CLIMATE CHANGE IMPACTS ON OUR LAND AND FOOD by Nnimmo Bassey

Soil quality has direct impact on the quality of harvests. Poor soils produce poor yields and climate change affects the quality and availability of soil for food production. We experience… Read more »

OILWATCH AFRICA WANTS GOVTS TO DIVEST FROM FOSSIL FUEL, INVEST IN RENEWABLE ENERGY TO MITIGATE IMPACT OF CLIMATE CHANGE

OILWATCH AFRICA   Fossil Fuels and Alternative Energy for Africa The Accra Declaration Oilwatch Africa network members, community representatives from oil regions, academia, non-governmental organisations (NGOs), community based organisations (CBOs)… Read more »

EXECUTION OF KEN SARO-WIWA, OTHERS: SHELL REFUSES TO HAND OVER EVIDENCE TO US COURT

Shell’s US law firm is refusing to hand over more than 100,000 internal documents crucial to a legal case in the Netherlands which is alleging the oil giant’s complicity in… Read more »