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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.
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 Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has accused the federal government of not being serious about the clean-up of Ogoniland.
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 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.
The families of three men allegedly arrested by soldiers at Ibelebiri community in Ogbia Local Government Area of Bayelsa State have called on the relevant authorities to make known their whereabouts.
The Lagos State Government on Friday described reports that the foreign firms it is partnering in the water sector failed in other countries as “a blatant falsehood.”
The Embassy of Ecuador refutes fake news published by several media houses over Ecuador and Nigeria signing a visa-free agreement for Nigerian citizens.
Prof. Olusegun Ajibola, immediate past president, Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN), on Thursday criticised the National Assembly for tampering with provisions for critical projects in the 2018 budget.
The chief rival to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in this weekend's presidential polls on Thursday vowed to transform Turkey as he rallied hundreds of thousands of people in one of the biggest opposition election rallies in years.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday declared open the 2018 International Press Institute World Congress with a call on journalists worldwide to address the menace of fake news and hate speech for the good of humanity.
The candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the July 14 governorship election in Ekiti state, Kayode Fayemi, says he increased teachers’ salaries when he was in power but Ayodele Fayose, his successor, has not paid them in 10 months.
Men of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Police Command have arrested two suspected killers of one Charity Aiyedogbon, who got missing in May 2016.
As Nigeria continue to lament the 0-2 loss to the Vatreni of Croatia, former Super Eagles defender, Mobi Okparaku, says the team could still qualify from their Group D.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has boosted the foreign exchange market with $210 million to meet customers’ requests in various segments, Isaac Okorafor, Acting Director, Corporate Communications, said.
An India forestry ranger found himself in a bind after a python briefly strangled him while he posed for pictures with the giant snake.
An attempt to kidnap a Deputy Comptroller of Customs, her younger brother and her son was thwarted on Saturday by police detectives attached to Area-D- Police Command, Mushin, Lagos.