Our Logo

Our New logo
After careful and thoughtful design, ERA is proud to introduce to all its brand new and exciting logo.
It shows people standing in solidarity, hands linked together, determined to defend their environmental/human rights.
The "legs" represent our roots and shows how firmly we are rooted in the earth. And the green? Naturally stands for our life and the environment.
Thus, the message is clear.... the environment is our life ... Let's defend it!!!


Bluestar pullout: ERA seeks sale reversal for Egbin, Others
Monday, 23 July 2007

Press Release

The reported withdrawal of Bluestar Oil Services Limited from the purchase of Port Harcourt and Kaduna refineries has reinforced the need for a reversal of all national assets hurriedly sold at the twilight of the General Olusegun Obasanjo administration, Environmental Rights Action /Friends of the Earth, Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) has said.


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Friday, 13 July 2007
LAGOS (NIGERIA) / WASHINGTON DC (US) -- 13 JULY 2007 -- An official
inspection will begin on July 15 on the West-African Gas Pipeline, a
project led by US oil giant Chevron with support from the World Bank.

Twelve Nigerian communities formally asked the World Bank for the
inspection because of grievances related to the project’s social and
environmental impacts and safety concerns.

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Ubeji Community demands N100m compensation
Sunday, 08 July 2007

Nigerian Vanguard Newspapers

Inferno: Ubeji community demands N100m compensation from WRPC

WARRI—THE fire rav aged Ubeji Community yesterday demanded a N100m compensation from the Warri Refining  and Petrochemicals Company, WRPC, for causing a condensate spill that destroyed massive land, speed boats, canoes, fishing gears and untold hardship on the natives of  Ubeji, Aja-Etan, Ifie-Tie, Ifie-Kporo and Jalla communities respectively.

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Field Report #159 - Crude Fire Ravages Ubeji
Thursday, 05 July 2007


  • Storage Tank collapses in Warri refinery, spewing its contents into Ubeji creeks
  • Fire outbreak damages fragile ecosystems, livelihoods
  • Refinery officials had enough time to prevent the outbreak of the fire



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Fire Guts Warri Refinery, Oil Vessels Torched
Thursday, 05 July 2007

ThisDay Newspapers

A  massive explosion, caused by crude spillage from one of the tanks at the Warri Refinery yesterday resulted in an inferno that gutted part of the ailing refinery yesterday.
Although no life was lost, vessels on the Ubeki Creek, including badges and boats and other valuables, were said to have been torched as the ravaging fire spread over to the Warri River , where the oil vessels were berthing.

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