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UN expert frowns at water provision in Lagos environment bill

Leo Heller

The United Nations expert on the human rights to water and sanitation raises serious concerns about a recent Bill in Lagos that criminalises abstraction of water from natural sources. The Special Rapporteur on the human rights to water and sanitation, Léo Heller, says: “When the State fails to provide adequate access to drinking water, no one should be criminalised or ...

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New Lagos Environment Bill: Activists vow to stop Ambode

Biodun Bakare

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State may have bitten more than he can chew, in his bid to sign into law the New Environment Bill passed recently by the House of Assembly. Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth (ERA/FoEN) and other civil society organisations (CSOs) have vowed to mobilise Lagosians to ensure that Governor Ambode is stopped from signing the ...

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