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Environmentalist wants govt to revoke, re-allocate licences of frequent polluters

An environmentalist, Mr Iniruo Wills, has advocated for the revocation and re-awarding of licences only to oil firms that operate in an environmentally sustainable...

Funiwa offshore spill: Environmentalist seeks stringent regulation for operators

An environmental rights activist, Mr Alagoa Morris, on Wednesday, January 20, 2021 called for stringent regulation of activities of oil firms operating offshore in...

Unpaid salaries, communal conflict slowing down Ogoni clean-up exercise

Under the federal government’s project to clean up oil spills in Ogoniland, the first 21 locations in four local government areas should have been...

Nigerian farmers battle Shell in 12-year-old court case

The appeal in the case of four Nigerian farmers and Milieudefensie (Friends of the Earth Netherlands) versus Shell continued for two days from Friday,...

Govt lists achievements of Ogoniland clean-up

The Federal Ministry of Environment has said that, despite some challenges encountered along the line, the Ogoni clean-up project has recorded remarkable achievements within...

Kebetkache group lists community concerns in Ogoniland clean-up

Port Harcourt, Rivers State-based not-for-profit, the Kebetkache Woman Development and Resource Centre, at a media session highlights the achievements of the Hydrocarbon Pollution Remediation...

Lawmaker urges more effort to mitigate hazards in Niger Delta

A member of the House of Representatives, Rep. Farah Dagogo (PDP-Rivers), on Saturday, June 6, 2020  appealed for more effort to mitigate the environmental hazards...

Ogoni land cleanup commences on 57 sites – Minister

The Minister of Environment, Dr Mohammad Abubakar, says no fewer than 57 sites at Ogoni land in Rivers State are being cleaned up currently. Abubakar...

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Rights defenders in Nigeria, across West Africa still subject to harassment, arrests

Research by the Green Advocates International and the Mano River Union Civil Society Natural Rights and the Governance Platform...
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US Supreme Court limits EPA’s power to combat climate change

The Supreme Court of the United States on Thursday, June 30, 2022, sharply cut back the Environmental Protection Agency’s...

UN-Habitat’s ‘World Cities Report 2022’ urges cities on climate action

A new United Nations report says an increase in extreme weather events and natural disasters like flooding, heatwaves and...

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Rights defenders in Nigeria, across West Africa still subject to harassment, arrests

Research by the Green Advocates International and the Mano...

US Supreme Court limits EPA’s power to combat climate change

The Supreme Court of the United States on Thursday,...