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Groups task CSOs, media, others on climate change peril, illicit cash flow

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With the glaring threat posed by climate change to the world, groups from anti-corruption agencies, the media, local and International civil society organisations (CSOs), community-based groups and labour and the academia have called for the strengthening of an alliance and network to wage a vigorous campaign against climate change peril.  Fossil fuel infrastructure: oil and gas sector remains one of ...

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OPL245: Shell, Eni not free from trial in Nigeria – HEDA

Muhammadu Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has been asked to ensure that oil giants Shell and Eni face prosecution in Nigeria amidst requests by the oil companies that local in the country is unnecessary. Shell and Eni have been dragged to court in Milan, Italy over horrendous alleged cases of corruption in relation to the OPL245 President Muhammadu Buhari Anti-corruption group, Human and ...

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Group gives Buhari seven days to release names of companies flaring gas

Gas flaring

President Muhammadu Buhari has been asked to release details of companies flaring gas in Nigeria. The President, who doubles as the Petroleum Minister, was asked to release the names within seven days. Gas flaring Nigeria’s anti-corruption group, Human and Environmental Development Agenda (HEDA Resource Centre), in a letter addressed to Buhari, said Nigeria is losing not less than $89 billion to ...

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Respondents rate govt, Lagos poor on COVID-19 responses

Dr. Osagie Ehanire

Many Nigerians appear to be unimpressed by the Federal and Lagos State Governments’ responses to the COVID-19 pandemic, a survey conducted by a civil rights group has revealed. Dr. Osagie Ehanire, Health Minister Respondents in the survey knocked the federal and state authorities for poor responses to a pandemic that has hit social, economic and cultural lives of millions of ...

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Anti-corruption group asks Buhari to halt sale of oil wells worth $25b

Muhammadu Buhari

President Mohammadu Buhari of Nigeria has been asked to halt the planned sale of some four oil wells in the country. The oil wells already put up for sale are worth $22.5 billion. President Muhammadu Buhari The Lagos-based Human and Environmental Development Agenda (HEDA Resource Centre) in a statement on Tuesday, July 28, 2020 asked the Federal Government to halt the ...

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Food security: Groups take up climate justice campaign

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Oxfam Nigeria, with the Human and Environment Development Agenda (HEDA), has launched the food and climate justice campaign with the aim of changing public attitude towards agriculture and building a movement to increase food sufficiency for local consumption and export. An official of the Nigeria Conservation Foundation (NCF), Mrs. Funmi Tsewinor, said the increasing global impact of climate change affects ...

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