Godwin Uyi Ojo
Group tasks governments on environmental sustainability
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.
ERA/FOEN, others seek end to fossil fuel projects in Africa
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).
Environmental justice struggles, failed promises to Niger Delta echo at Saro-Wiwa’s memorial
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...
Coalition, firm differ over alleged land grabbing in Okomu
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.
ERA/FEoN advocates 2% vat on renewable energy products
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…
Rights group proffers solution to Nigeria’s energy problem
Environmental rights Action/ Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) yesterday harped on transition from oil and gas to renewable energy, saying it was the solution to Nigeria’s epileptic power supply.
Rights group urges caution over VAT increase
Environmental Rights Action and Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) has enjoined concerned authorities to exercise restraint over the implementation of the proposed...
Rights group urges government to declare Niger Delta ecological disaster zone
A rights group, the Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN), has implored the Federal Government to declare the Niger Delta ecological disaster zone following the persistent environmental .....
Nations launch 10-year ecosystem restoration project
The most comprehensive effort yet, towards halting world’s deforested and degraded ecosystems will soon be underway, with the United Nations “call to action” to mobilise the political and financial support for forest restoration....