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Nigerian group's water campaign wins award in Amsterdam

Nigeria, Dec. 5 -- The 'Our Water Our Right Campaign' spearheaded by the Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) has won the Transformative Cities 2019 People's Choice Awar... Read More


N7.6bn Corruption Trial: Orji Kalu knows fate December 5

Nigeria, Dec. 4 -- A Lagos Division of the Federal High Court will on December 5 deliver judgement in a N7.6 billion money-laundering suit involving Orji Kalu, the senator representing Abia North in t... Read More


Group sues Buhari, NJC over Supreme Court appointments

Nigeria, Dec. 4 -- A Lagos-based advocacy group, Access to Justice, has dragged the National Judicial Council before the Abuja Division of the Federal High Court seeking to stop the appointment of Sup... Read More


DJ Edu launches This is Africa radio show

Nigeria, Nov. 28 -- London-based DJ Edu premiered his This is Africa, a weekly showcase of all-Africa musical talent, in Lagos Wednesday, ahead of the official launch on December 7 on the BBC World Se... Read More


Court fixes date to re-arraign ex-Lagos speaker Ikuforiji, aide

Nigeria, Nov. 27 -- A Lagos Division of the Federal High Court has adjourned till December 11 for the re-arraignment of the former speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Adeyemi Ikuforiji, and ... Read More


Group renews push for Nigeria's tobacco law enforcement

Nigeria, Nov. 25 -- The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria has urged the Nigerian government to gazette the National Tobacco Control Regulations 2019 to enable the immediate enfo... Read More


Tobacco-control advocates laud ILO's severance of ties with Big Tobacco

Nigeria, Nov. 9 -- Tobacco-control advocates across the globe have lauded the International Labour Organisation's decision to finally sever ties with tobacco industries. At the 337th Governing Board ... Read More


Groups continue push for ILO to reject tobacco funding

Nigeria, Nov. 2 -- With the 337th Session of the Governing Board of the International Labour Organisation underway in Geneva, tobacco control groups have renewed calls for the UN agency to sever ties ... Read More


UN Climate Action: Activists demand oil corporations pay for environmental damages

Nigeria, Sept. 24 -- More than a dozen environmental advocacy groups at the United Climate Action Summit demanded that oil multinationals pay for decades of environmental pollution and called for real... Read More


Lagosians fight to keep the water taps away from capitalism

Nigeria, Sept. 16 -- Philip Jakpor reclined in his chair, his fingers drumming lightly on the wooden table inside his Lagos office. "Lagos has an economy that is in billions of dollars annually, so L... Read More