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FoEN-NETHERLANDS THREATENS TO DRAG SHELL TO COURT OVER CLIMATE CHANGE

The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) has thrown its weight behind plans by Friends of the Earth Netherlands to take Shell to court if it does not… Read more »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »