Alliance tasks government on tobacco control for sustainable development
The Nigeria Tobacco Control Alliance (NTCA) has urged the Federal Government and signatories to the World Health Organisation Framework Convention of Tobacco Control (WHO-FCTC) to include control in their development agenda.
Civil society groups decry alleged plan to privatise public utilities
Civil society groups have condemned alleged plan by the World Bank to sell fresh privatisation models to the Federal Government and the Lagos State government.
ERA/FoEN flays tobacco smoking in Big Brother Naija show
A rigths group, Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) has flayed tobacco smoking in the ongoing Big Brother Naija show.The group’s Deputy Director, Akinbode Oluwafemi, raised the alarm yesterday at a media chat in Abuja.
ERA/FoEN charges FG to emulate other African nations on shisha ban
The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) has urged the Federal government to emulate countries that have banned...
Activists allege lack of transparency in Lagos water sector reforms
Activists under the auspices of the Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) have condemned the secrecy and lack of transparency of the Lagos State government and its World Bank partners in its water sector reforms.
Group seeks probe of Nigerian delegation to treaty talks on tobacco
The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) has asked the federal government to probe members of the Nigerian delegation that attended the seventh session of the Conference of Parties (COP7) to the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (TCTC).
Civil groups decry delay in regulations for tobacco act
Worried by the delay in enforcing regulations of the National Tobacco Control Act 2015, civil society groups in the country have alerted on attempts by the tobacco industry to stymie the formulation of implementing its guidelines and regulations.
Activists commend Lagos government for reviewing new environment law
The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) has commended the Lagos State government for discarding the “anti-people” sections of the new Environment Law that attracted wide criticisms from civil society organisations and grassroots stakeholders.
Charting a new roadmap for Lagos water crisis
Alternative Roadmap for Water Sector (Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth, Nigeria, Lagos; 2016) is a monograph produced by Environmental Rights Action, the Nigerian chapter of Friends of the Earth International.