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Breakfree Action: Ogoni clean-up signposts end to dirty energy – Activists

Ogoniland-Spill  Breakfree Action: Ogoni clean-up signposts end to dirty energy – Activists Ogoniland Spill

On Thursday, March 30, 2017, hundreds of climate activists as well as concerned and affected Nigerians joined ongoing actions around the world to press home the need to address the world’s dependence on fossil fuels which, according to them, poisons the planet and threatens to eliminate mankind. According to activists Nnimmo Bassey, Celestine Akpobari, Ken Henshaw and Emem Okon, the ...

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Ogoni clean-up Council, BoT members unveiled

Nnimmo_4416  Ogoni clean-up Council, BoT members unveiled Nnimmo 4416 e1459153742355

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed a former commissioner in Lagos State, Wale Edun, as Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Ogoni clean-up project. The 12-member BoT was inaugurated last Thursday by Mr. President, alongside a 13-member Governing Council for the clean-up. Mr. Edun was Commissioner for Finance in Lagos when the leader of the All Progressives Congress, Bola ...

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Why piecemeal approach won’t deliver on Ogoni clean-up

Gov. Rochas Okorocha  Why piecemeal approach won’t deliver on Ogoni clean-up cleanup

Dr Godwin Uyi Ojo, Executive Director, Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN), attempts an appraisal of Federal Government’s effort in environmental protection and sustainable livelihoods of rural communities Environmental degradation has been limited to narrow ethnic lens hence the polarity and lack of a national holistic approach to address them. Environmental challenges have been politicised along ethnic lines. ...

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