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Environmentalist wants govt to revoke, re-allocate licences of frequent polluters

An environmentalist, Mr Iniruo Wills, has advocated for the revocation and re-awarding of licences only to oil firms that operate in an environmentally sustainable...

Funiwa offshore spill: Environmentalist seeks stringent regulation for operators

An environmental rights activist, Mr Alagoa Morris, on Wednesday, January 20, 2021 called for stringent regulation of activities of oil firms operating offshore in...

Unpaid salaries, communal conflict slowing down Ogoni clean-up exercise

Under the federal government’s project to clean up oil spills in Ogoniland, the first 21 locations in four local government areas should have been...

Nigerian farmers battle Shell in 12-year-old court case

The appeal in the case of four Nigerian farmers and Milieudefensie (Friends of the Earth Netherlands) versus Shell continued for two days from Friday,...

Govt lists achievements of Ogoniland clean-up

The Federal Ministry of Environment has said that, despite some challenges encountered along the line, the Ogoni clean-up project has recorded remarkable achievements within...

Kebetkache group lists community concerns in Ogoniland clean-up

Port Harcourt, Rivers State-based not-for-profit, the Kebetkache Woman Development and Resource Centre, at a media session highlights the achievements of the Hydrocarbon Pollution Remediation...

Lawmaker urges more effort to mitigate hazards in Niger Delta

A member of the House of Representatives, Rep. Farah Dagogo (PDP-Rivers), on Saturday, June 6, 2020  appealed for more effort to mitigate the environmental hazards...

Ogoni land cleanup commences on 57 sites – Minister

The Minister of Environment, Dr Mohammad Abubakar, says no fewer than 57 sites at Ogoni land in Rivers State are being cleaned up currently. Abubakar...

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WaterAid, LDSC unveil $300,000 WASH project in Lagos

WaterAid, a non-govermental organisation, with support from Latter-Day Saints Charities (LDSC) is "Strengthening Water and Sanitation Delivery" project  in...
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WFP highlights Africa’s biggest hunger crisis at pope’s visit to DRC

UN World Food Programme (WFP) on Thursday, February 2, 2023, said that aid agencies faced growing demands and shrinking...

NCF cautions against indiscriminate use of wetlands

The Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF) has cautioned against indiscriminate use of wetlands, especially in the Lagos metropolis. Dr Joseph Onoja,...

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WaterAid, LDSC unveil $300,000 WASH project in Lagos

WaterAid, a non-govermental organisation, with support from Latter-Day Saints...

WFP highlights Africa’s biggest hunger crisis at pope’s visit to DRC

UN World Food Programme (WFP) on Thursday, February 2,...