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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 »

UNPACKING RE-SOURCE DEMOCRACY by Nnmmo Bassey

Progress has been measured by how much humans are able to transform Nature and increasingly this has been seen to be directly related to how exploitative of Nature and how… Read more »

UNEP: CIVIL SOCIETIES CALL FOR IMMEDIATE CLEAN-UP OF OGONILAND

Environmental Rights Action, Amnesty International, and Friends of the Earth Europe have called for the immediate clean-up of Ogoniland in Nigeria, as it was stated should happen by a United… Read more »

BUILDING A RESILIENT AND ECOLOGICALLY ENGAGED CITIZENRY by Nnimmo Bassey

Cross River State is generally seen as a green state, with some of the last tracts of pristine rain forests – some of which have been preserved through community forest… Read more »

MONSANTO PRODUCTS ARE POISONING FOOD SYSTEM, CAUSING ACUTE HEALTH CHALLENGES – INTERNATIONAL JUDGES

The Monsanto Tribunal of international judges presented in The Hague their legal opinion after 6 months of analysing the testimonies of more than 30 witnesses, lawyers and experts. Their conclusions are that Monsanto’s practices undermine… Read more »

SHELL STUCK IN GREASY OPL 245 DEAL WITH MALABU OIL

The shocking news that all previous claims by Shell that they did nothing wrong with the highly contentious OPL 245 oil bloc deals were false hit Nigerians yesterday. Global Witness… Read more »

Food for Life by Joyce Ebebeinwe

The task of ensuring that science responds to popular needs of society should be the major challenge that scientists have to overcome. While that task is met regularly, the issue… Read more »

Shoreline Clean-up Assessment Techniques (SCAT) under the Bodo Mediation process: Putting the record straight

The Bodo Mediation Initiative (BMI) was established under the auspices of the former Dutch Ambassador who, until 2015 co-chaired the mediation process to deliver the clean-up of Bodo. The mediation… Read more »