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20 Jan
Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) has applauded actions by Rivers State government to address oil theft and refining of stolen crude oil.
28 Oct 2021
Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN), yesterday, called on African governments and delegates to the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26) holding in Glasgow,...
11 Aug 2021
Executive Director of the Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN), Dr. Godwin Uyi Ojo, yesterday, decried delay by African countries to embrace renewable energy sources.
4 Aug 2021
The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN), yesterday, raised concerns over Shell’s plans to sell its land-based, shallow offshore oil fields and infrastructure in the Niger Delta region.
9 Jul 2021
The Environmental Rights Action Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN), has rejected the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB), as passed by the National Assembly and canvassed immediate harmonisation...
29 Jun 2021
The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) has urged ExxonMobil Producing Nigeria Unlimited to comply with the Federal High Court judgment, which ordered it to pay communities in Ibeno Council....
10 Jun 2021
The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) has charged governments at all levels to embrace proactive measures towards the protection and revival of ecosystems for the benefit of man and nature.
24 Nov 2020
In a renewed effort to reduce climate obstacles and tackle other environmental issues, five civil society groups have called on African governments to stop the acceptance of fossil fuel projects driven by European countries through their Export Credit Agencies (ECAs).
12 Nov 2020
Activists under the aegis of the Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) have urged Nigerians to hold multinational companies accountable for human rights violations in the struggle for environmental justice...
9 Dec 2019
A coalition of civil society organisations has alleged that a multinational company - Okomu Oil Palm Company PLC is engaged in land grabbing, deforestation and killing of endangered elephant calf within its plantation.
17 Nov 2019
An environmental group, Environmental Rights Action and Friends of the Earth ERA/FoE has called on the Federal Government to reduce Value Added Tax (VAT) on all renewable energy products to two per cent to fast-track a transition from dependence on fossil fuel to renewable sources of energy. Executive Director of the group, Godwin Uyi Ojo…
15 Nov 2019
The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) yesterday enjoined the National Assembly to exercise its powers of oversight on the Ogoni clean-up process.

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