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16 hours ago
Environmental activists, yesterday, in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, demanded zero oil exploration in the Niger Delta region.
3 days ago
“The newly approved genetically modified TELA Maize variety by the Federal Government was rejected by the United States Government and Kenya. It is unfortunate that Nigeria...
12 Oct
Environmentalists activists have lamented the poor implementation of the Ogoni cleanup exercise, saying that Federal Government’s handling of the project since the inception of the Muhammadu Buhari administration leaves much to be desired.
30 Jul
An environmental activist, Nnimmo Bassey, yesterday, said Nigeria and Africa should not be left behind as the world shifts from fossil fuels to renewable energy sources.
12 Jul
Activists drawn from civil society organisations have condemned the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) recently passed by both chambers of the National Assembly for failing to address critical issues in the oil and gas sector...
4 Jun
Environment watchers and civil society groups have decried the deteriorating state of the nation’s environment, lack of adequate awareness and disturbing realities of an unhealthy planet.
24 May
Civil society groups in Nigeria, yesterday, urged the Federal Government to compel Shell to clean up the pollution its extractive activities have created in the Niger Delta, warning that the company’s plans to move offshore...
9 May
An Environmental activist and Director, Health of Mother Earth Foundation, (HOMEF), Nnimmo Bassey has warned against passage of Plant Variety Protection (PVT) Bill into law, saying it would spell disaster for agriculture and farming in Nigeria
4 May
Director, Health of Mother Earth Foundation (HOMEF), Nnimmo Bassey, has cautioned African governments anticipating that Africa will develop through crude oil exploration and investments in dirty energy to brace up to the fact that the continent will soon become a dumping ground for obsolete technology, as the world moves away from fossil fuels. Bassey said…
3 May
A coalition of civil societies, under the aegis of GMO-Free Nigeria Alliance and the Health of Mother Earth Foundation (HOMEF), on Thursday, called for the urgent ban on genetic modifications of food crops and animals...
30 Apr
A coalition of civil society under the aegis of GMO-Free Nigeria Alliance and Health of Mother Earth Foundation (HOMEF), yesterday, canvassed urgent ban of genetic modification of food crops and animals due to its negative impact on agriculture and alteration of the ecosystem.
5 Mar
Stakeholders have commended the Federal Government for awarding N6 billion contracts for provision of potable water in Gokana, Khana, Eleme and Tai council areas of Ogoni in Rivers State.

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