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22 Jun 2021
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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The Federal Government has cautioned the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) over disobeying the order of the National Industrial Court of Nigeria (NICN) to call off its ongoing strike.
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The Senate Committee on Ethics, Privileges and Public Petitions is investigating the Nigerian Upstream Petroleum Regulatory Commission (NUPRC) for allegedly re-allocating Atala Marginal Oil Field (OML 46) in Bayelsa to another firm.
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Lagos State Police Command says it has arrested two suspected cultists in the state and recovered firearm from them. The command’s Police Public Relations Officer, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, stated this in a statement made available to newsmen on Sunday in Lagos. He said that the suspected cultists were arrested on Sept. 23 at about 6.30…
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Chief of the Naval Staff (CNS), Vice Admiral Awwal Zubairu Gambo has warned Officers and Ratings under his watch to stay away from partisan politics and desist from unprofessional conduct that damaged the image of the Nigerian Navy during the 2023 elections.
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As part of the build-up towards ensuring concrete security arrangements for the nation, as the 2023 General Elections approach, the Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba, has approved the training of the first batch of Bell 412EP B1.3 Type-Training Course for Police Airwing Aircraft Maintenance Engineers comprising 17 officers, whose training is expected to improve the technical expertise of the Aircraft Maintenance Unit of the Police Airwing and prevent operational mishaps during aerial surveillance operations.