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Godwin Ojo

22 Jun
The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) has called for the urgent restoration of the polluted ecosystems in the Niger Delta region.
30 Sep 2020
A group, Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN), yesterday opposed the Federal Government’s decision to increase taxes, saying the poverty rates in the country will increase.
23 Sep 2020
Environmentalists have said that monoculture and rapid deforestation in Nigeria should stop or there will be no rainforest in the next century. Speaking on the topic, ‘Voices of Resistance against Monoculture Plantations’
6 Aug 2020
The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) has deplored the alleged poor allocation of resources and uncoordinated efforts...
13 Jul 2020
Spiritedly picking holes in the cleanup of Ogoniland in River State, four international organisations have expressed displeasure over the exercise in a report released recently.
19 Jun 2020
Seeks overhaul of HYPREP Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) has urged the Federal Government to implement the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) emergency measures on the clean up of Ogoniland. Executive Director of ERA/FoEN, Dr. Godwin Ojo, said it was disheartening that nine years after the UNEP recommendations, Ogoni communities still did…
20 Sep 2019
Local miners have complained that the stringent measures put in place by the government have hindered them from accessing the N15 billion facility loans meant to boost the mineral sector in the country.
6 Jun 2019
The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) has lamented that the Ogoni cleanup contract has been corrupted as political patronage for politicians to enrich themselves at the detriment of the poor-impacted ...
17 Jun 2018
Some communities in Cross River State have demanded review of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Wilmer oil palm plantation estates.
5 Mar 2018
The Executive Director, Environmental Right Action, (ERA), Dr. Godwin Ojo, says the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) would not address the lingering crisis in the oil-rich Niger Delta, noting that halt of oil spills and gas flaring, the root causes of the agitation in the zone....
7 Apr 2017
About 200 African civil society organisations have condemned European countries for allegedly manipulating and compromising the Africa Renewable Energy Initiative (AREI).


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Uzbekistan elections set to deliver an easy victory to President Shavkat Mirziyoyev were "not truly competitive" despite reforms in the Central Asian country, an international monitoring mission said Monday.
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Nigerians trading cryptocurrency on Luno will be able to deposit and withdraw in local currency from November, the trading platform said on Monday. "We’re thrilled to announce that deposits and withdrawals in Naira will resume on the Luno platform in November," Luno told its users in an email. Luno halted naira deposit and withdrawal for…
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A UN humanitarian aid flight destined for the capital of the Tigray region in northern Ethiopia, was forced to return to Addis Ababa due to airstrikes on Friday, raising “serious concerns” for the safety of staff working on the ground, said the UN’s Emergency Relief Coordinator, in a statement. NEW YORK, USA, October 25, 2021,-/African Media…
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Online payments giant PayPal has said it is not seeking to buy Pinterest, ending days of speculation that had prompted shares in the image-sharing site to soar.
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The United States government will on Wednesday begin an appeal to extradite WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to face trial for publishing military secrets, after a British judge blocked a request earlier this year.