Cigarettes deliberately sold near schools to entice children ERA/FoEN,NTCRG

By Mashe Umaru Gwamna The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth (ERA/FoEN),Nigerian Tobacco Control Research Group (NTCRG) in collaboration with the African Tobacco Control Alliance (ATCA), said cigarettes are deliberately sold near school to entice children. The disclosure was revealed in Abuja yesterday during a public presentation titled More...

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By Peoples Daily On Thursday, October 19th, 2017
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Hand washing can build sustainable future – Obiakor

By Mashe Umaru Gwamna The Youth Wash Hand Africa said hand washing can play a pivotal role in building sustainable future. Global Handwashing Day (GHD) which is celebrated on October 15 every year since 2008 when More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, October 19th, 2017
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‘Green Economy ‘vital tool for unlocking investments opportunities

By Mashe Umaru Gwamna Minister of State for Enviroment,Ibrahim Jibril, said ‘green economy ‘has a vital tool for unlocking investment opportunities in the environmental sector . Jibril made the disclosure during More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, October 12th, 2017
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International Day for Disaster Reduction: Climate change a threat to rich, poor

By Mashe Umaru Gwamna In commemoration of the 2017 International Day for Disaster Reduction, Achim Steiner (Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme), Patricia Espinosa (Executive Secretary of UN More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, September 14th, 2017
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Landslide: South Korea donates $300,000 to Sierra Leone

By Ikechukwu Okaforadi The Republic of South Korea has donated the sum of three hundred thousand United States dollars as an a assistance over the landslide which occurred in the country last week, claiming about More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, September 14th, 2017
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Groups wants clarification on World Bank’s role in Lagos water sector

By Mashe Umaru Gwamna The Our Water Our Right Coalition under the umbrella of Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) wants more clarification on World Bank roles in the Lagos water sector. The More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, September 12th, 2017
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Why your shampoo and washing powder could be toxic

Why your shampoo and washing powder could be toxic: Household chemicals cause birth defects and reduced fertility in mice and may have a similar effect on humans By Daisy Dunne For Mailonline Everyday essentials More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, August 17th, 2017
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NYSC, NTCA lauds health ministry’s advocacy on tobacco threat

By Mashe Umaru Gwamna The Nigeria Tobacco Control Alliance (NTCA) in partnership with National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has lauds the federal ministry of health advocacy on tobacco threat saying it has affected More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, August 10th, 2017
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Coalition demands engagement of CSOs in Lagos water reform

By Mashe Umaru Gwamna A group – Our Water Our Right Coalition said it’s demanding the engagement of civil societies in the Lagos state water reform by allowing transparency in the water process by providing More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, August 10th, 2017
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Groups warns government, Shell against frustrating Ogoni clean-up

An Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth (ERA/FoEN) led coalition of civil society groups and Host Communities (HoComs) has given a timely warning to the Federal Government of Nigeria, Shell and other More...