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HOMEF expresses commitment to preserve water bodies

Nnimmo Bassey

In the light of the importance of preserving the integrity of rivers, creeks and oceans, people interacting with and utilising our water bodies must do so with respect and place the wellbeing of the rivers and dependent communities before profit. This was the charge from the Director, Health of Mother Earth Foundation (HOMEF), Nnimmo Bassey, in an address at the ...

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World Rivers Day: Nigeria joins other nations to celebrate importance of waterways

River Ethiope

In the light of the importance of clean fresh water in the fight against COVID-19, the World Rivers Day (WRD) has been described as a timely opportunity for millions of people around the world to come together to celebrate the importance of healthy, vibrant waterways. The River Ethiope Themed “Waterways in our community”, WRD 2021 will be observed on Sunday, September 26. Nigeria ...

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WRD: Nigeria rivers fall below WHO standards

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Irikefe Dafe, head of both the River Ethiope Trust Foundation (RETFON) as well as Foundation for the Conservation of Nigerian Rivers (FCNR), laments the state of the nations’ waterways, even as he calls on the authorities to declare a state of emergency to tackle the situation The World Rivers Day takes place on September 25, 2016. It is a global ...

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