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Environmentalist advocates law to halt land reclamation in coastal communities

Government at all levels should rather focus on promulgating a law that will put an end to the reclamation of land across coastline communities...

Bassey counters Lokpobiri over comments on foreign oil companies’ divestment

Foremost Nigerian environmentalist, Dr Nnimmo Bassey, has frowned at a recent comment attributed to the Minister of State, Petroleum Resources (Oil), Heineken Lokpobiri, following...

Nnimmo Bassey: What hopes for COP29 led by an oil mogul?

For some years we have seen vested interests grabbing the COP. This started through heavy sponsorship by fossil fuels companies, and metamorphosed into taking...

Nnimmo Bassey: COP28 and quest for climate justice

The foundation for voluntary emissions cut by nations was laid in the Copenhagen Accord (2009) and consolidated in the Paris Agreement (2015) under what...

Nnimmo Bassey listed among 100 Foremost Nigerian Thought Leaders

The Executive Director of Heath of Mother Earth Foundation (HOMEF), Nnimmo Bassey, has been listed on the 2023/2024 edition of Portraits of 100 Foremost...

Nnimmo Bassey: COP28 in roaring flames

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) has again issued an Emissions Gap Report that underscores the fact that the Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs), the...

Nnimmo Bassey: Pesticides and our right to life

This is a critical moment for us to examine a critical issue that not only affects our environment and our health but also our...

Nnimmo Bassey: Build solidarity, not walls

I thank the Chancellor and President, and the entire family of York University for the great honour being extended to me today. Being born at...

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International Waste Pickers Day: Waste pickers’ role in circular economy outlined

Having recognised the roles played by waste pickers in the society and in its drive towards proper plastic waste...
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Nigeria’s non-compliance with disclosure a challenge to extractive transparency

The Nigerian state’s non-compliance with disclosure continues to be a challenge confronting its extractive industry transparency. Nowhere does non-compliance...

Shareholder activism and consumer preference in achieving Paris Agreement goals

I was part of an SDG café in my school (University of Benin) where we raised awareness about the...

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International Waste Pickers Day: Waste pickers’ role in circular economy outlined

Having recognised the roles played by waste pickers in...

Nigeria’s non-compliance with disclosure a challenge to extractive transparency

The Nigerian state’s non-compliance with disclosure continues to be...