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ERA/FoEN ASKS LAGOS TO END WATER SECTOR AGREEMENT WITH VISIONSCAPE FOR POOR OPERATIONS

The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) has asked the Lagos State Government to terminate any agreement it may have entered into with Visionscape in the water sector… Read more »

GROUP EXPOSES INHUMAN ACTIVITIES OF CORPORATIONS PICKED BY LAGOS GOVT. TO MANAGE WATER INFRASTRUCTURE

The Our Water Our Right Coalition comprising a host of national and international civil society and grassroots groups has delivered copies of a document – Veolia, Abengoa, Metito Cannot Be Trusted With Lagos… Read more »

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 »

PPP PLANS IN WATER SECTOR: GROUP ACCUSES LAGOS GOVT. OF LYING

The Our Water Our Right Coalition has described as extremely disturbing, Lagos State government decision to press ahead with Public Private Partnership (PPP) in the water sector even with overwhelming public… 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 »

Transparency lacking in process of rehabilitating Lagos waterworks – ERA/FoEN alleges

The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) has criticized the secrecy surrounding the planned rehabilitation of dilapidated water infrastructure in Lagos State, urging the Governor Akinwunmi Ambode administration… Read more »

Hasty Passage of Lagos Environmental Law Unacceptable, Will be Resisted – Groups

A coalition of civil society groups, grassroots campaigners and water unionists have vowed to resist the Lagos State Environmental Bill which was passed yesterday (Feb 20) by the Lagos House… Read more »

Court grants ERA/FoEN permission to sue FG over Tobacco taxes and incentives

A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, and presided by Justice M. Idris, has affirmed that the Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) is within its rights to… Read more »

ERA/FoEN, Ondo, Ogun Communities Want FG to Explore Cheap, Community-Driven Clean Renewable Energy

The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) organised a one-day bitumen communities’ forum at the Akure on 22 December 2016. The event was attended by ERA management and… Read more »

FORMER WORKERS TACKLE BRITISH AMERICA TOBACCO ON ANTI-LABOUR PRACTICES

Angry ex-British America Tobacco Nigeria (BATN) staff have exposed some of the hazards that workers in the company’s Ibadan factory are exposed to, and demanded that the Nigerian government sanction… Read more »