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Ogoniland clean-up yet to commence, five years after UNEP report

ERA-Ogoni-UNEP

Over five years after the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) recommended that Ogoniland in South-South Nigeria should be cleaned of the last drop of spilled oil, not a single drop has been removed from the beleaguered community. Executive Director of Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN), Dr. Godwin Ojo, disclosed this at a press briefing on the issue ...

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Optimism as Clean-up Nigeria scrubs Isolo

Clean-up

It was indeed a green party of sorts in Isolo on the Saturday, February 25 2017 as youths, passionate for a cleaner Lagos, came out en-mass under the African Clean-up Initiative platform for “Clean-up Isolo” in an event tagged, “Green Valentine Clean-Up Special”. The event, which marked the 13th clean-up exercise of the Clean-up Nigeria project, an African Clean-up initiative, was organised ...

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UNEP optimistic over Ogoniland clean-up

Erik Solheim

A clean environment is on the horizon for the people of Ogoniland as government, communities and oil industry commit to implementing UN Environment report recommendations On the fifth anniversary of the launch of UN Environment’s Ogoniland Assessment, the UN expressed optimism over recent developments towards an environmental clean-up. United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) boss Erik Solheim said, “I am impressed by ...

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