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ENVIRONMENTAL JOURNALISTS CAN USE THEIR UNIQUE KNOWLEDGE TO EMPOWER MASSES – University Don

National President, Association of Communication Scholars and Professionals of Nigeria(ACSPN), Prof. Lai Oso has said environmental journalists and programme makers can use their work to empower the popular classes to… Read more »

REMOVE CARBON DIOXIDE FROM ATMOSPHERE OR FACE EXTREME CLIMATE CHANGE – Scientists

Humans must start removing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere as soon as possible to avoid saddling future generations with a choice between extreme climate change or spending hundreds of trillions… Read more »

PANEL ON CLIMATE CHANGE: THE OCEANS WILL EAT UP LEKKI-VI BY 2100. TIME TO PLAN AHEAD by Ogbo Awoke Ogbo

Actually, I lied in Church this morning – small “white lie.” The preacher, a retired army general, referring to the Lekki and VI floods, mentioned a disturbing dream he had… Read more »

FLOODS: ERA/FoEN BLAMES LAGOS STATE GOVT COASTLINE PROJECTS

The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) has blamed the recourse of the Lagos State government to environmentally-unfriendly projects along the entire Lagos coastline, especially the Lekki-Ajah axis… Read more »

ABANDON YOUR HOMES OR…… Lagos govt. advises flood ravaged Lekki residents

The Lagos state government has advised residents of areas close to water bodies to leave their homes for the time being. This is because of the recent torrential rains in… Read more »

N17.5B BUDGETED FOR FUEL, GENERATORS IN 2017 CAN GENERATE 46 MEGAWATTS OF SOLAR POWER – ERA/FoEN

The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth (ERA/FoEN) has condemned the resolve to spend N17,397,470,115 billion on purchase of fuel and generators for Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) during the… Read more »

A HARD SUPERHIGHWAY TO TRAVEL by Nnimmo Bassey

The Superhighway project has been controversial from the day it was first announced publicly for many reasons. First, it was routed without regard to the negative impacts it would have… Read more »

UPHOLD REVOCATION ORDER ON OKOMU OIL PALM COMPANY PLC; GROUP PETITIONS GOV. OBASEKI

The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN), representatives of the Owan and Okomu communities and a host of civil society groups have urged the Dr. Godwin Obaseki administration… Read more »

WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY: NIGERIA YET TO DEMONSTRATE COMMITMENT TO ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES – ERA/FoEN

As the world commemorates the World Environment Day with the theme, “connecting people to nature”, the Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) has called on the Nigerian government… Read more »

CANCER RATE WILL INCREASE IN NIGER DELTA IF GAS FLARING IS NOT CHECKED – PROF. UTOMI

A developmental economist, Prof. Pat Utomi has posited that the rate of cancer will increase in the Niger Delta region in the near future, unless the current rate of gas… Read more »