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The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) has called on the federal, state and local governments in Nigeria to ban the use of generator sets in their ministries, departments and agencies (MDA).
A civil society organisation, Environmental Rights Action/ Friends of the Earth Nigeria, has called on the Federal Government to commence immediate enforcement of the National Tobacco Control (NTC) Act signed into law in 2015.
The Environmental Rights Action (ERA), in conjunction with Friends of the Earth Nigeria (FoEN), has expressed concerns about the over N17 billion spent yearly by the Federal Government, on the importation and servicing of generators.
A coalition of non-governmental organisations (NGOs) has called on the federal government to ensure full transparency in the clean-up of affected sites in Ogoniland.
To mark the 2018 World No Tobacco Day, activists have asked the Federal Government to establish a Tobacco Control Fund, as part efforts to rid the country of the dangerous substance.
Enugu State, and indeed all South-East States, have been urged to emulate Anambra State whose House of Assembly is considering a bill to regulate smoking in public places, which, if passed into law, would curtail indiscriminate smoking of any kind in open places.
The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) has commended the federal government over the increase of excise duty on tobacco products in the newly- approved amendment of excise duty rates which also affects alcohol.
The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) has called on the federal government to immediately commence enforcement on the ban of sale of cigarettes in single sticks.
Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) has called on the federal government to immediately commence enforcement of the ban on sale of cigarettes in single sticks.
The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) has called on the federal government to take bold steps in implementing the provisions of the 2015 National Tobacco Control (NTC) act.
Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) has written President Muhammadu Buhari on the need to enshrine water as the right of every citizen in the country’s constitution.
The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) has asked the African Development Bank (AfDB) and other financial institutions to stop funding fossil fuel projects to achieve a cleaner environment.
The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) has commended the Amalgamated Union of Public Corporations Civil Service Technical and Recreational Services Employees (AUPCTRE) for a successful national congress which saw Comrade Benjamin Anthony of Federal Housing Authority (FHA) Abuja emerge as the new president.
Transnational corporations should be held responsible for their environmental and human rights violations in their host communities, as well as ensure victims’ access to justice and right to reparation as enshrined in international law.
The Head of Media and Campaigns, Environmental Rights Action, Mr. Philip Jakpor, has claimed that the Cross River Governor, Ben Ayade’s signatory project is a hoax.
The Indigenous People of Biafra on Friday asked the Federal High Court in Abuja to set aside the order proscribing it and designating it as a terrorist group.
The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria, ERA/FoEN, has advised the Federal Government to ban the use of power generating sets in Ministries, Departments and Agencies, MDAs, across the country.
Nigeria’s negligence for alternative sources of energy, particularly renewable and green energy is regrettable and something to worry about as the country continues to struggle with its economy as a result of dwindling earnings from oil and gas resources.
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President Muhammadu Buhari has disclosed that a national policy on internal displacement is in the process of adoption, adding that it will help regulate the internal displacement crisis and complement the fight against the Islamist insurgency in the north east.
The Kano State Government says it will establish a Public Service Institute for the constant training of its workers.
Akbar Al Baker, the chief executive officer of Qatar Airways, says his company was not looking to be a core investor in the national carrier project, Nigeria Air.
The Police Service Commission (PSC) says it has received 158,773 applications in the ongoing recruitment of 10,000 constables into the Nigeria Police Force.
Ashley Young concedes that Manchester United have been left feeling disappointed and deflated after suffering a 3-1 defeat to arch-rivals Liverpool.
The Miners Association of Nigeria and China Miners Association have reached an agreement to strengthen the existing bilateral economic relationship between the two bodies.
Concerned by the incessant cases of kidnapping of citizens in Owo and environs, the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Owo branch, Ondo State Tuesday declared that no lawyer from its branch shall henceforth defend anybody that is accused of kidnapping a fellow citizen.
Ekiti State governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has explained why he has yet to appoint political office holders more than two months after being sworn-in.
One person died and 44 were injured when a bus crashed into a wall on a Swiss motorway early Sunday, police said.
The senator representing Sokoto North senatorial district, Aliyu Magatakarda Wamakko, in collaboration with the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), and the National Directorate of Employment (NDE), Tuesday commenced the training of 400 unemployed youths from across Sokoto State on how to effectively prepare profitable and acceptable feasibility studies and business plans.