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Niger Delta underdevelopment: Ex-agitator blames selfishness of leaders

A Niger Delta ex-agitator, Mr Reuben Wilson, on Monday, March 1, 2021 blamed political leaders and public office holders from the zone at all...

Sabotage by oil thieves, cause of enviromental pollution in Nigeria’s South-South

Data from the National Oil Spill Detection and Response Agency (NOSDRA) indicate that oil spills and pollution occur due to sabotage by oil thieves,...

Forum explores implications of polluters’ judgment for environmental justice

Over the last six decades the Niger Delta region of Nigeria has been immersed in extensive environmental pollution from the activities of oil and...

Group seeks probe of crude oil leak in Bayelsa community

The Environmental Right Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) has called for the investigation and public disclosure of oil leaks reported in Bayelsa communities.  The...

Govt should establish $1bn fund to clean-up entire Niger Delta – Ojo

Bothered by the seemingly slow pace of work in the clean-up of Ogoniland by the Hydrocarbon Pollution Remediation Project (HYPREP) and the environmental degradation...

Nigeria spends millions cleaning oil spills – but illegal refiners are still in business

The sunrise in the morning of June 2, 2016, did not only bring vitamin D; it also brought hope to the Ogonis. That day,...

MOSOP President decries negative impact of gas flaring, oil spillage

President of the Movement for the Survival of Ogoni People (MOSOP), Mr Fegalo Nsuke, has decried the impact of gas flaring and oil spillage...

Modular refinery can reduce insecurity, environmental challenges in Niger Delta, says APC Chieftain

An All Progressives Congress (APC) chieftain in Rivers State, Mr Ojukaye Flag-Amachree, says the establishment of modular refineries in the Niger Delta will reduce...

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AfDB provides 42m people improved access to water, sanitation

The African Development Bank (AfDB) Group has provided about 42 million people with access to improved water and sanitation...
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Cloudiness, sunshine will prevail for three days from Friday, says NiMet

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted cloudiness and sunshine from Friday, May 27 to Sunday, May 29, 2022,...

Ukraine war influences G7 environment ministers’ deliberations

Climate protection, energy and environment ministers of the G7 countries on Thursday, May 26, 2022, commenced a two-day meeting...

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AfDB provides 42m people improved access to water, sanitation

The African Development Bank (AfDB) Group has provided about...

Cloudiness, sunshine will prevail for three days from Friday, says NiMet

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted cloudiness and...