Tuesday, 5th December 2023
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29 Nov
Health of Mother Earth Foundation (HOMEF), yesterday, canvassed restoration of and compensation for Awoye community in Ilaje Local Council of Ondo State and neighbouring Makoko settlement in Yaba Local Council of Lagos State for alleged abuse of their locations.
14 Nov
.Says Nigeria not serious about climate change mitigation Executive Director of Health of Mother Earth Foundation (HOMEF), Dr. Nnimmo Bassey, has harped on the need to build people’s power and resilience in challenging environmental exploitative systems in the Niger Delta region. In his address at the spec School of Ecology in Port Harcourt, the environmentalist emphasised…
25 Oct
The Bayelsa report revealed an astonishing level of ecological damage in the state. It reports that the state has suffered a per capita pollution of 1.5 barrels and that water bodies have total hydrocarbon contamination of up to one million times above safe limits.
17 Oct
The Health of Mother Earth Foundation (HOMEF) has called for the preservation of food culture in Nigeria. The civil organisation said food preservation is one of the biggest challenges in the world,...
24 Jul
The zeal currently being displayed by Nigerian security agencies to stamp out the nefarious acts of stealing the country’s crude oil can hardly be faulted, considering the humongous public fund being lost daily on account of the theft.
17 Jul
A civil Society organisation (CSO), Health of Mother Earth Foundation (HOMEF), has condemned recent destruction of a vessel containing stolen crude oil, saying it is rather shocking and unacceptable.
2 Jul
Director, Health of Mother Earth Foundation (HOMEF), Nnimmo Bassey, yesterday, appealed to President Bola Ahmed Tinubu to review the importation of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) foods, saying they contain chemical components that pose serious environmental ...
6 Jun
A non-governmental organization, Health of Mother Earth Foundation (HOMEF) on Monday reiterated the need to ensure reduction in plastic waste to minimize the damage done to the environment following the menace of plastic pollution. Director, Health of Mother Earth Foundation (HOMEF) Nnimmo Bassey, who led other environmentalists to celebrate the world Environment Day , noted…
6 Jun
• Environmentalists take awareness to markets in Rivers Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State, yesterday, reiterated the need for multi-sectoral effort and technological innovations to protect the environment, calling on stakeholders to continue exploring innovations to solve pressing environmental challenges. The governor said this in commemoration of World Environment Day, which is marked every year…
10 Apr
Farmers have raised concern over the skyrocketing price of fertiliser, saying with the current cost hitting N28, 000 per bag and food prices coming down in the market, they are now producing at a loss.
6 Mar
Citing alleged displacement, residents of Makoko community in Lagos State have rejected the planned dredging and demolition of waterfront in their settlement, saying the exercise would entrench poverty and deprive them of their livelihoods as fishermen and women.
6 Feb
A renowned environmentalist and Executive Director of Health of Mother Earth Foundation (HOMEF), Dr. Nnimmo Bassey has disclosed that the agricultural system practiced in Nigeria has an adverse effect on the climate, saying the system is alien to indigenous farming methods.


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The National Bureau of Statistics, (NBS) has underscored the need for collaboration on data collection, analysis and effective dissemination to empower decision-makers at all levels of government. The Statistician-General of the Federation and Chief Executive Officer, NBS, Prince Adeyemi Adeniran, stated this in Ibadan on Tuesday at the opening of the 2nd Bi-Annual Meeting of…
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Zamfara Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has deployed regular and special marshals across the major roads to ensure hitch-free Christmas festivities in the state. The special patrol also involved stationing of ambulances and other patrol vehicles at the flash points for rescue and emergency circumstances during the period. The Sector Commander Mr.…
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