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Govt urged to provide potable water in Ogoniland

Douglas Fabeke

A non-governmental organisation, the Ogoni Liberation Initiative, has appealed to the Federal Government to provide potable water to Ogoniland. Douglas Fabeke, President of the Ogoni Liberation Initiative The President of the group, Dr. Douglas Fabeke, made the appeal in an interview with newsmen after a town hall meeting with the stakeholders from the six kingdoms of Ogoniland in Bori, traditional ...

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Clean-up: Govt promises to address concerns raised by Ogoni community

Ogoni clean-up

The Federal Government has promised to address the concerns raised by the Ogoni community about the on-going environmental remediation of oil impacted sites in the area being carried out by the Hydrocarbon Pollution Remediation Project (HYPREP). Minister of State for Environment, Sharon Ikeazor (left), with His Royal Majesty, King Godwin N. K. Gininwa, the Gbenemene of Tai Kingdom Minister of ...

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Govt seeks leaders, stakeholders’ commitment to Ogoni clean-up

Ogoni Clean-up

The Federal Government, on Monday, November 29, 2021, urged leaders of Ogoni community and other relevant stakeholders to expedite action on the ongoing clean-up exercise in the area. Ogoniland clean-up: Officials of Eathpro Unique Integrated Nigeria Limited at Lot 5 in Alode Community in Eleme LGA Minister of State for Environment, Chief Sharon Ikeazor, said this at a stakeholders’ meeting ...

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Focus on delivery of proper clean-up, ERA charges HYPREP

Ogoni Clean-up

Environmental advocacy group, Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN), has frowned at the response by the Hydrocarbon Pollution Remediation Project (HYPREP) to its recent report, titled: “No Clean Up, No Justice: a decade of failures?” as diversionary, even as it challenged the agency to focus more on delivery of a proper clean up that benefits the people and ...

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Ogoniland cleanup: ERA clamours change in HYPREP hierarchy

Ogoniland cleanup

The Environmental Rights Action/ Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) has called for the immediate removal of Prof. Philip Shekwolo as the Acting Project Coordinator of the Hydrocarbon Pollution Remediation Project (HYPREP). Remediation ongoing at a site in Deebon/Mogho, Gokana, River State The call for the sacking of Prof. Shekwolo is contained in the recommendations made in the ERA/FoEN comprehensive ...

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International oil firms contribute $1bn to Ogoni clean-up project – Environment Minister

Dr Muhammad Mahmood Abubakar

International oil companies have so far contributed about $1 billion for the implementation of Ogoni clean-up project. Minister of Environment, Dr Muhammad Mahmood Abubakar The Minister of Environment, Dr Mohammad Abubakar, made this known during a news briefing organised by the Ministry in Abuja on clean-up of Ogoniland. According to Abubakar, the remediation of 21 lots of phase one batch ...

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HYPREP chairman decries sabotage in Ogoni communities

Mohammad Abubakar

Traditional rulers and youths in Ogoni land have been advised to safeguard public infrastructure from vandals bent on sabotaging efforts of government. Minister of Environment, Dr. Mohammad Abubakar This is contained in a statement by the new Chairman, Board of Trustees, Hydrocarbon Pollution and Remediation Project (HYPREP), Dr Mike Nwielaghi, on Wednesday, April 7, 2021 in Port Harcourt, Rivers State. ...

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New HYPREP Governing Council urged to establish Centre of Excellence for Ogoni clean-up process

HYPREP BOT Inauguration

The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) has called on the newly inaugurated Governing Council and Board of Trustees for the Hydrocarbon Pollution Remediation Project (HYPREP) to urgently establish the Centre of Excellence to provide capacity building for HYPREP staff and the Ogonis. Minister of Environment, Dr Mohammad Abubakar, Environment Minister of State, Mrs. Sharon Ikeazor, and Secretary ...

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MOSOP gives Buhari 14-day ultimatum to dissolve HYPREP board

Fegalo Nsuke

The Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (MOSOP) has issued a 14-day ultimatum to President Muhammadu Buhari, to dissolve the newly constituted governing council and board of trustee of Governing Council and Board of Trustees of the Hydrocarbon Pollution Remediation Project (HYPREP). President of the Movement for the Survival of Ogoni People (MOSOP), Fegalo Nsuke The movement, in ...

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Govt inaugurates Governing Council, BoT on Ogoniland remediation project

HYPREP BOT Inauguration

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday, March 12, 2021 inaugurated a 13-member Governing Council and a 10-member Board of Trustees of the Ogoni Trust Fund on Hydrocarbon Pollution Remediation Project (HYPREP). Minister of Environment, Dr Mohammad Abubakar, Environment Minister of State, Mrs. Sharon Ikeazor, and Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr Boss Mustapha, with members of the newly inaugurated ...

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