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 gets acting executive director
The Board of Trustees of the Environmental Rights Development Foundation (ERDF) has announced the appointment of Chima Williams as Acting Executive Director of Environmental Rights Action/Friends...
Outrage over fraud, rot in NDDC, Niger Delta
The long-running saga of sleaze in the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has set off outrage in the Niger Delta region.The palpable frustration in the region is because since the establishment of the NDDC in 2000 as an interventionist agency to reduce poverty and foster development
‘Importation of ‘dirty fuel’ an indictment on Nigerian authorities’
Environmentalists have urged the Federal Government to urgently establish modular refineries in Niger Delta; following report that fuel produced by artisanal refiners in the region was of better quality than those imported from Europe.
‘Ogoni cleanup delay could trigger COVID-19 deaths’
Environmental experts have expressed worry that oil polluted Ogoniland is likely to be vulnerable to COVID-19 pandemic due to prolonged delay in the clean-up exercise...
Group calls for probe into dead fishes across Niger Delta
Environmentalists, members of FishNet Alliance, and people in the Niger Delta region has called on relevant government agencies to investigate the actual cause of sudden death of fish being washed ashore across the Niger Delta coastline.
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.
HOMEF accuses scientists of hiding truth about GM crops
With scientists making conflicting assertions on the safety of Genetically-Modified (GM) crops, Health of Mother Earth Foundation (HOMEF) has accused them of concealing...
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.