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.
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.
Environment activist bags doctoral award
A Nigerian architect, environmental rights activist poet and award winning author, Nnimmo Bassey, has bagged an honorary doctoral degree at the prestigious University of York, United Kingdom.
HOMEF, medical practitioners raise the alarm on dangers of GMO crops, urge ban
Director, Health of Mother Earth Foundation (HOMEF), Dr. Nnimmo Bassey and some medical practitioners have expressed grave concern on the dangers associated with the consumption of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) food, saying it’s unfit for healthy living.
Bassey bags University Of York’s doctoral award
A Nigerian architect, environmental rights activist, poet, and award-winning author, Mr. Nnimmo Bassey has bagged an honorary doctoral degree at the prestigious University of York, United Kingdom. He is one of 16 global icons’ awardees.
HOMEF faults GMO crops’ rescue claim to world’s growing population
The Health of Mother Earth Foundation (HOMEF) has faulted the claim that genetically modified (GM) crops remain the veritable source of food...
Activists, friends celebrate Nnimmo Bassey at 61
Many poets, activists and friends yesterday organised a colloquium in Lagos State to celebrate the renowned environmental activist and poet, Nnimmo Bassey, as he marked his 61st birthday. The theme of the colloquium was ‘Arts, Humanity and the Search for Social Justice. Bassey is a recipient of the Rights Livelihood Award, also known as the…
Experts set agenda for Buhari government on environment
Civil society groups and experts have examined the Buhari administration’s four years’ of environmental stewardship, saying that much needs to be done in the protection of the natural resources through conservation and sustainable practices. They believe that the Federal Government scored major point in the United Nations Environment Programme report and clean up of the…