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Conditional approval of proposed Superhighway’s EIA unlawful, says group

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A not-for-profit group based in Calabar, Cross River State, the Rainforest Resource & Development Centre (RRDC), has questioned the Federal Government rationale for granting conditional approval for the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) report of the proposed six-lane, 275km long Superhighway project being promoted by the state government. According to the RRDC, the Federal Ministry of Environment (FMEv) erred by giving the ...

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Forest crusader, Odigha Odigha, arrested, detained

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Nigerian environmentalist and activist, Odigha Odigha, was on Thursday morning arrested in his home in Calabar, Cross River State. He will be spending the night in detention as, according to sources, all attempts to get him out on bail proved abortive. Mr Odigha was reportedly arrested on the orders of the executive governor of the state, Prof Ben Ayade. He ...

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