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We’ve uncovered what could be a toxic waste dump site, says group

Ogoniland cleanup

The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) says it has uncovered what could be a toxic waste dump site operated by an oil major in Kdere, Gokana Local Government Area of Rivers State. Remediation ongoing at a site in Deebon/Mogho, Gokana, River State ERA/FoEN in a statement made available to EnviroNews on Tuesday, October 5, 2021, stated that ...

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Govt urged to develop 10-year ecosystem restoration roadmap

Godwin Uyi Ojo

An NGO, the Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth (ERA/FoN), on Tuesday, June 8, 2021 called on the Federal Government to develop a 10-year ecosystem restoration roadmap for the country. Dr. Godwin Uyi Ojo, Executive Director of the Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) Dr. Godwin Uyi Ojo, the Executive Director of ERA/FoN, made the call in a ...

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ERA crisis: Bassey, others to face contempt of court

Nnimmo Bassey

The leadership crisis currently rocking the Benin City-based civil society organisation (CSO), Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN), appears to have taken a fresh turn with the faction headed by Dr. Godwin Uyi Ojo disclosing in a statement on Tuesday, February 23, 2021 that “former Chairman of the Board of Trustees, ERA/FoEN, Arc. Nnimmo Bassey and a former ...

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Govt should establish $1bn fund to clean-up entire Niger Delta – Ojo

Godwin Uyi Ojo

Bothered by the seemingly slow pace of work in the clean-up of Ogoniland by the Hydrocarbon Pollution Remediation Project (HYPREP) and the environmental degradation from gas flaring and oil spills covering the entire Niger Delta, Godwin Uyi Ojo, Executive Director, Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN), in this interview with EnviroNews, underlined the need for the government to ...

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Godwin Ojo: Environmental agenda setting for new energy world order

Godwin Uyi Ojo

In the light of the recent UK government policy to end funding fossil fuel projects overseas, Dr. Godwin Uyi Ojo, Executive Director, Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN), in this treatise examines the dynamics of the development as well as its implications Dr. Godwin Uyi Ojo, Executive Director of the Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) ...

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ERA leadership crisis worsens as Nnimmo Bassey is removed as board member

ERA/FoEN General Assembly

The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) says it has removed environmental activist, Nnimmo Bassey, as Trustee and Chairman of its Board. L-R: Christopher Ojeikere, Foundation for Good Governance and Social Change; Dr Godwin Uyi Ojo, Executive Director, ERA/FoEN; and Queeneth Stephen, Gokana Community, Ogoni, at the ERA/FoEN General Assembly At a General Assembly Meeting held in Benin ...

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Abducted wife of environmental activist regains freedom

Godwin Uyi Ojo

The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) has announced the release of Justina Ojo, wife of its Executive Director, Godwin Uyi Ojo, who was abducted by unknown gunmen last Monday. Justina was kidnapped in front of her residence around 8pm on February 22, 2016 in Benin and was only released last night (Friday, February 26) to her family ...

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