Group seeks environmental safety for Nigerians
The Health of Mother Earth Foundation (HOMEF) says the nation’s economy may dwindle further, if government does not wake up to its responsibilities in providing basic environmental safety for its citizens.
ERA/FoEN hails N’Assembly over energy bill, flays Bassey
Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) has hailed the decision of National Assembly to assent to the Renewable Energy Bill before it to ensure a just energy transition.
HOMEF wants stiffer penalties for oil spillage
The Director, Health Mother Earth Foundation, (HOMEF), Nnimmo Bassey has charged the National Oil Spill Detection and Response Agency (NOSDRA) to ensure less pollution in the Niger Delta region.
Groups seek marine protected areas in Nigeria, others
A virtual meeting on freshwater and marine ecosystems has called for the creation of a marine protected area that incorporates territories in Nigeria, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and Cameroon.
HOMEF seeks stringent Bio-safety laws to protect Nigerians from consumption of GMO
Worried that Bio-safety measures currently in place in the country is not strict enough to ensure health safety in consumption of Genetically-Mondified Organisms...
HOMEF, CSOs petition Lagos government, seek repeal of NBMA Act, others
The Health of Mother Earth Foundation (HOMEF) and other civil society groups (CSOs) yesterday demanded a ban on genetically modified organisms (GMO) foods in the country and repeal of the National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA) Act.
Environmentalists urge study, clean-up of Niger Delta
The Health of Mother Earth Foundation (HOMEF) has again called on the Federal Government to carry out an environmental assessment of the Niger Delta to give room for a wholesale clean up of the region.
FG adopts indigenous technology in climate fight
The Federal Government plans to deploy indigenous technologies to tackle climate change in the country. The Director, Department of Climate Change, Federal Ministry of Environment, Dr. Peter Tarfa made this known at a two-day School of Ecology