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Court orders firm to pay N5m as compensation for polluting Kano community

Abdullahi Ganduje

A Federal High Court sitting in Kano on Wednesday, March 3, 2021 ordered the Nigeria Pipeline and Storage Company (NPSC) Limited to pay N5 million in damages to Kosawa Community in Kura Local Government Area of Kano State. Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State The plaintiffs on behalf of over 300 impacted persons include: indigenes of Kosawa Community, Abubakar Mijinyawa, ...

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Court fixes March 9 for ruling in suit against Royal Dutch, SPDC, others

Federal High Court

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Tuesday, March 2, 2021 fixed March 9 for ruling in a suit by Aiteo Eastern E&P Company Ltd against Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria (SPDC) and four others. The Federal High Court in Lagos Aiteo is claiming about $4 billion against SPDC over alleged problems with the Nembe Creek Trunk Line (NCTL) ...

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ERA crisis: Bassey, others to face contempt of court

Nnimmo Bassey

The leadership crisis currently rocking the Benin City-based civil society organisation (CSO), Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN), appears to have taken a fresh turn with the faction headed by Dr. Godwin Uyi Ojo disclosing in a statement on Tuesday, February 23, 2021 that “former Chairman of the Board of Trustees, ERA/FoEN, Arc. Nnimmo Bassey and a former ...

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Court restrains Nnimmo Bassey from acting as ERA/FoEN’s chair

Nnimmo Bassey

The Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has restrained Rev. Nnimmo Bassey from parading or holding out himself as the Chairman of Board of Trustees of Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) pending the hearing of the motion on notice. Nnimmo Bassey, Director, Health of Mother Earth Foundation (HOMEF) The court also specifically restrains Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) ...

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