Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Tag "ERA/FoEN"

    Group demands transparency in the rehabilitation of Lagos waterworks

Group demands transparency in the rehabilitation of Lagos waterworks

The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) has accused Lagos state government of lacking transparency in the planned rehabilitation of dilapidated water infrastructure in the state.In a statement signed by Philip Jakpor, the organisation's head of media and campaigns, the group urged Akinwunmi Ambode, Lagos state governor, to allow transparent and competitive bidding in the selection of companies to [...]

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    Tobacco companies in Nigeria illegally gaining from expansion grant scheme

Tobacco companies in Nigeria illegally gaining from expansion grant scheme

Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN), has urged the Nigeria customs service to release detailed information on tax waivers, grants given to British America Tobacco Nigeria (BATN) and other tobacco companies.Oluwafemi Akinbode, ERA/FoEN's deputy executive director, told NAN in Abuja that BATN and some other companies had been benefiting from the Export Expansion Grant (EEG) scheme.He said providing [...]

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    Ambode asked to reject ‘toxic’ water scheme

Ambode asked to reject ‘toxic’ water scheme

The Environmental Rights Organisation/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) has asked Akinwunmi Ambode, Lagos state governor, to publicly shun the public private partnership (PPP) water scheme "promoted" by the World Bank.In a statement, Akinbode Oluwafemi, ERA/FoEN's deputy director, described the world bank's privatisation initiative around the world as "toxic" and said access to water, a free gift of nature, is [...]

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