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Support measures to hold Big Tobacco liable for tobacco harms – ERA/FoEN urges COP7 delegates

LAGOS, NIGERIA—In early November, up to 179 countries will convene for the seventh session of the Conference of the Parties ...

Lagos State Water Courts Illegal, Unacceptable – ERA/FoEN

The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) has described Lagos State government’s establishment ...

Groups Petition Lagos House of Assembly, Demand Halt to Planned Water Privatisation

Civil society, community-based groups and unionists in Lagos have petitioned the Lagos House of Assembly, asking it to step ...

FG Vows To Enforce Tobacco Law, Inaugurates Advisory Committee

The Federal government will adopt all legal and administrative measures to ensure effective implementation of the National ...

ERA/FoEN to Lagos Speaker: Privatisation not solution to water crisis in Lagos

The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) has asked the Speaker of Lagos State House of ...

Lagos Speakers’ Suggestion on Water Privatisation a Betrayal of Public Trust – ERA/FoEN

The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) has described suggestions by the Speaker of Lagos ...

Ambode Got It Right on Mosan- Okunola Water Project, Should Dump PPP Arrangements –ERA/FoEN

The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) has commended Lagos Governor Akinwunmi Ambode for ...

ERA/FoEN demands that fossil fuel industry be shut out of climate talks

Lagos, Nigeria—Today, environmental groups rallied to demand Nigerian delegates to the UN climate treaty take decisive action ...

Prosecute Philip Morris for acknowledging illegally importing cigarettes into Nigeria

The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) has asked the Federal Government to begin immediate ...

Tobacco Control: Do Not be Intimidated – ERA/FoEN Tells Nigerian Govt

The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) has advised the Nigerian government to remain ...

ERA, FRIENDS OF THE EARTH GROUPS FROWN AT DELAYED IMPLEMENTATION OF UNEP OGONI ASSESSMENT

The Environmental Rights Action, member organisations of Friends of the Earth International and community-based groups from ...

Prioritise people over profits in provision of water, ERA/FoEN tells state governments

As the world marks 2016 world water day, the Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) has urged ...

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