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Shell to pay €15m compensation for oil spills in Niger Delta communities

Four Nigerian farmers and their fellow villagers are to receive €15 million from the Nigerian subsidiary of Shell as compensation for oil pollution in...

Niger Delta Blue Economy: UN group identifies $1.5trn blue opportunities, as expert raises concerns

 As Nigeria Blue Economy Stakeholders step up engagements through the Niger Delta Blue Economy Investment Forum to change the dynamics of the crude oil...

Why oil corporations opted for divestment in Niger Delta, by ERA/FoEN report

The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) has published a policy brief on “International Oil Companies Divestment in the Niger Delta & Local...

Nnimmo Bassey: Stealing the nation

To say that Nigeria is being stolen is an understatement. It is a sordid situation. Shocking stories from the oil and gas sector continue...

African women unite on frontlines of climate crisis

The West and Central African Women’s Climate Assembly will be held in the Niger Delta region in Nigeria from October 17 to 20, 2022....

Niger Delta communities live in depressing conditions – SERAP

A new report by the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has revealed how “communities in the Niger Delta continue to live in depressing...

Bayelsa community calls for urgent intervention in continuous oil spillage

The Peremabiri Community in Bayelsa State on Friday, September 2, 2022, decried the continuous unattended oil spillage in the area. Mr Return Koma, Chairman, Peremabiri ...

Group knocks HYPREP, urges govt to set up $100bn fund to cleanup Niger Delta

Eleven years after it was created, the Hydrocarbon Pollution Remediation Project (HYPREP), the special purpose vehicle set up to implement the Ogoni cleanup process,...

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Nigeria records 244 confirmed cases of Lassa fever, 37 deaths in 16 states and FCT

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (NCDC) registered 244 confirmed cases of Lassa Fever in 16 states...
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General elections: Whither climate change in their manifestos?

As candidates intensify campaign for various elective positions in the build up to 2023 general elections in Nigeria, concern...

Stakeholders address REDD+, say carbon credit market won’t solve climate crisis

On Monday, January 30, 2023,, 49 buyers, project developers, industry bodies, ratings and data providers, investors, restoration and conservation...

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Nigeria records 244 confirmed cases of Lassa fever, 37 deaths in 16 states and FCT

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (NCDC)...

General elections: Whither climate change in their manifestos?

As candidates intensify campaign for various elective positions in...