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For the umpteenth time, oil spill in Kalaba

Oops, we’ve done it again! In what appears to have become a norm, barrels of crude oil have found their way beyond the “safe” confines of a pipeline. A week ago, yet another round of oil spill occurred in Kalaba community in Okordia clan of Yenagoa Local Government Area of Bayelsa State, leading to widespread environmental devastation. Crude oil reportedly ...

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Oil wealth and worrisome environmental challenges in Niger Delta

The wealth of Nigeria is largely from oil and it is centralised mainly within the Niger Delta region. In as much as it puts a smile on the faces of Nigeria, it also accounts for some negative effects especially when it concerns damaging the environment through oil spills and gas flaring. Oil spills are a common event in Nigeria and ...

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‘Environmental degradation threatening Niger Delta region’

Information Minister, Labaran Maku, has isolated environmental degradation as one of the greatest threats to the Niger Delta region. Maku made the submission in Abuja during a visit to the Civil Defence Academy, at the continuation of 2012 National Good Governance Tour. He listed other threats to the region to include pipeline vandalisation, illegal refineries and bust pipes. According to him, illegal ...

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