Category: Environment

Coalition Raises Alarm over Widespread, Relentless Crude Rock Blasting in FCT

Paschal Emeka, Abuja A coalition of environmental activists has expressed deep concern over incessant and flagrant crude rock blasting in Mpabe, Durumi and Maitama axis of the federal capital territory, Abuja. The coalition comprising the Urban-Rural Environmental Defenders (U-RED), Health of Mother Earth Foundation (HOMEF) and Eco Defenders Network (EDN), in a joint statement signed […]

Abuja Earth Tremor: Group Backs FG’s Ministerial Committee

Abuja Earth Tremor: Group Backs FG’s Ministerial Committee warns of imminent landslide A coalition of non-Governmental Organisations, NGOs, Urban-Rural Environmental Defenders, U-RED, and Health of Mother Earth Foundation, HOMEF has called on stakeholders to support the ministerial committee set up by the federal government to investigate the earth tremor which recently occurred in some parts […]

Group Flays Rock Blasting in Residential Areas

A non-governmental, non-profit organization Urban-Rural Environmental Defenders (U-RED) has raised alarm over continued indiscriminate and unsafe blasting of rocks at residential areas across Federal Capital Territory (FCT) communities and environs. Speaking at a sensitization workshop the group organized for village heads, community leaders and other stakeholders in Bwari at the Sarkin Bwari palace in Bwari […]