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Ikebiri spill: No more hiding place for Agip, says group

Philip Jakpor

It is time for the slowly-grinding wheel of justice to crush the Nigeria Agip Oil Company Limited (NAOC) and its subsidiary, which had evaded justice for long. This is the position of the Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) during a media session in Lagos on Tuesday, May 9, 2017. Executive Director of ERA/FoEN, Dr. Godwin Uyi Ojo, ...

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Rivers community deserted as Agip flow station burns


Akalaolu is a small, sleepy and somewhat peaceful town in Ahoada Local Government Council of Rivers State. It could have passed unnoticed in the map but for the abundant petroleum resources the community is endowed with. There is, however, distress in paradise. If current developments are anything to go by, residents are lately abandoning their homes in droves as a ...

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String of deaths trails decade-old Agip pipelines explosions


The Environmental/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) has demanded a Federal Government probe of explosions caused by Nigerian Agip Oil Company (NAOC) operations in several communities in Bayelsa State where the company has facilities. The group is also calling on government to revoke the company’s operational license. According to ERA/FoEN, explosions from Agip pipelines and resultant deaths were recorded since ...

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For the umpteenth time, oil spill in Kalaba

Oops, we’ve done it again! In what appears to have become a norm, barrels of crude oil have found their way beyond the “safe” confines of a pipeline. A week ago, yet another round of oil spill occurred in Kalaba community in Okordia clan of Yenagoa Local Government Area of Bayelsa State, leading to widespread environmental devastation. Crude oil reportedly ...

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