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Nnimmo Bassey: Emerging technologies and politics of hunger

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The number of persons in the world that go to bed hungry hovers around 700 million. The hungry equally fall under the same category as the malnourished besides those whose plates may be loaded with unsuitable foods. COVID-19 is also said to have put about a third of food and farming livelihoods at risk. Nnimmo Bassey Interestingly small farmers, herders, ...

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Nnimmo Bassey: Environmental justice and right to life

Nnimmo Bassey

At the Health of Mother Earth Foundation’s (HOMEF) second School of Ecology in 2021, Nnimmo Bassey, the HOMEF Director, says in this treatise that a denial of environmental justice is a denial of the right to life Nnimmo Bassey Environmental justice demands that all peoples and communities should be fairly treated irrespective of their nationality, race, class or gender. It ...

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Global Just Recovery Gathering to explore recovery from COVID-19, climate crisis

Nnimmo Bassey

A three-day online “Global Just Recovery Gathering” will explore what the world needs for a just recovery from the compound crises of COVID-19 and climate breakdown. Nigeria’s Nnimmo Bassey, who is Director of Health of Mother Earth Foundation (HOMEF), is one of the key speakers at the Global Just Recovery Gathering Holding from April 9 to 11, 2021, the forum is ...

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Nnimmo Bassey: What’s wrong with our food system?

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One of the most important lessons of the COVID-19 pandemic is that life is best preserved when beings live in deference to one other. When species are not displaced from their habitats and when humans are not denied their rights to shelter, food and dignity. Nnimmo Bassey, Director, Health of Mother Earth Foundation (HOMEF) Lessons learned in the past one ...

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Lawsuits against NBMA, others are crucial, insists HOMEF

Nnimmo Bassey

According to recent reports, the Director of the National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA), Rufus Ebegba, in a workshop organised for legal practitioners, was quoted as saying: “Lately, NBMA had experienced litigation and we discovered there are some gaps in information and knowledge on biotechnology. That is why we are training some lawyers so that when such litigation issues come up, ...

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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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Court restrains Nnimmo Bassey from acting as ERA/FoEN’s chair

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The Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has restrained Rev. Nnimmo Bassey from parading or holding out himself as the Chairman of Board of Trustees of Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) pending the hearing of the motion on notice. Nnimmo Bassey, Director, Health of Mother Earth Foundation (HOMEF) The court also specifically restrains Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) ...

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Jesse pipeline genocide: 22 years of silence – Nnimmo Bassey

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At a symposium hosted on Sunday, October 18, 2020 by Achoja Research Council on “22 Years After the Idjerhe Pipeline Fire Disaster” under the theme “Farewell to Fossil Fuel Fatalities in Our Lands”, Nnimmo Bassey, Director, Health of Mother Earth Foundation (HOMEF), traces the genesis of the disaster that led to the loss of over 1,000 souls and suggests ways to avoid ...

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

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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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Nnimmo Bassey: The Guardians of Neocolonialism

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Let us begin by saying that colonialism is not yet history in Africa, or in the world. The global trade architecture has been in place for centuries and has been engineered by transnational corporations and international financial institutions as the chief guardians of neocolonialism and institutionalised thievery. Their interests are assured through the preservation of these mechanisms. Nnimmo Bassey, Director, ...

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