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CSOs want divesting oil firms to remediate polluted sites before leaving

Civil society organisations (CSOs) that converged on Benin City, the Edo State capital on Friday, May 27, 2022, have warned that the current model...

Another oil blow-out in Niger Delta: A hundred deaths too many

In a reaction to the recent incident that led to the loss of about 100 lives, some civil society organisations (CSOs) represented by Nnimmo...

Hold divesting oil firms liable for six decades of ecocide in Niger Delta, govt told

Divesting International Oil Companies (IOCs) in the Niger Delta should be held liable for nearly six decades of ecocide in the region as precursor...

Niger Delta communities lament environmental degradation, dwindling prospects

Representatives of some communities in the Niger Delta region of Nigeria were recently offered a platform to review the environmental situations of their neighbourhoods...

Groups want govt to checkmate Shell, divesting IOCs in Niger Delta

The Environmental Rights Action (ERA) and environmental and climate justice groups have urged the federal government to ensure that communities are included in the...

Military deactivates 69 illegal refining sites in Niger Delta

The Defence Headquarters says troops of Operation Delta Safe have discovered and deactivated a total of 69 illegal refining sites in different parts of...

Shell LiveWIRE beneficiaries get N48m grant

Some 117 young entrepreneurs from the Niger Delta have graduated from the Shell Nigeria LiveWIRE programme and have been awarded a N48 million grant...

How Delta women use heat from gas flaring sites to dry tapioca

With more than half its population lacking access to energy, Nigeria still wastes gas – a major source of energy. The communities where the...

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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...
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Agro-climatic work plan to cost govt $472.8m – Minister

The Minister of Environment, Mr Mohammed Abdullahi, says that the work plan for the implementation of the Agro-Climatic Resilience...

Govt to internalise climate change in national policy, targets net-zero emissions

The Minister of Water Resources, Mr Suleiman Adamu, says plans are on to incorporate and internalise climate change into...

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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...

Agro-climatic work plan to cost govt $472.8m – Minister

The Minister of Environment, Mr Mohammed Abdullahi, says that...