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Group knocks HYPREP, urges govt to set up $100bn fund to cleanup Niger Delta

Eleven years after it was created, the Hydrocarbon Pollution Remediation Project (HYPREP), the special purpose vehicle set up to implement the Ogoni cleanup process,...

Palm oil, key to economic prosperity in Niger Delta – Amnesty Progamme

Interim Administrator, Presidential Amnesty Programme in the Niger Delta, Retired Col. Milland Dikio, has challenged youths in the region to exploit opportunities in oil palm...

Ogoni communities pledge to monitor their environment

Communities in the Niger Delta region in Nigeria are vulnerable because of the impact from the exploration and exploitation of oil companies. Communities where...

Delta community insists divesting oil firms should cleanup, restore environment

The Niger Delta Oil Impacted Community Dialogue held on Saturday, July 16, 2022, in Olomoro community in Isoko clan of Delta State was quite...

Environmentalist advocates conservation, tree planting in Niger Delta

An environmental rights activist, Mr Azibaola Robert, on Monday, July 11, 2022, canvassed tree planting and conservation of the rainforests of the Niger Delta...

Nnimmo Bassey: The Ikarama community paradox

There are communities in the Niger Delta that would compete to have the dubious notoriety of being the oil spills capital of the world...

Activists fear PIA, oil company divestments will further impoverish Niger Delta

Health of Mother Earth Foundation (HOMEF) and We the People invited Niger Delta communities and civil society activists to a daylong conversation on the...

Uranta laments Niger Delta condition, urges payment of reparations to degraded region

The Executive Director of Optimistic Outlook, Mr. Somi Uranta, has called on the federal government of Nigeria to promptly pay reparations to the oil...

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Youth agripreneurs celebrate International Youth Day

The IITA Youth Agripreneurs (IYA) is recognised as one of the pioneer models for youth engagement in the agriculture...
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Drought declared for parts of England after driest summer in 50 years

A drought has been declared for parts of England following the driest summer of 50 years. The conditions had almost...

China issues highest alert for high temperatures

China’s national observatory on Friday, August 12, 2022, issued a red alert for high temperatures, the most severe warning...

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Youth agripreneurs celebrate International Youth Day

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Drought declared for parts of England after driest summer in 50 years

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