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Govt lists achievements of Ogoniland clean-up

Ogoni Clean-up

The Federal Ministry of Environment has said that, despite some challenges encountered along the line, the Ogoni clean-up project has recorded remarkable achievements within its three years of operation. Officials of Earthpro Unique Integrated Nigeria Limited at Lot 5 in Alode Community in Eleme LGA, Rivers State The spokesman in the ministry, Saghir el Mohammed, said that the Federal Government ...

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Kebetkache group lists community concerns in Ogoniland clean-up

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Port Harcourt, Rivers State-based not-for-profit, the Kebetkache Woman Development and Resource Centre, at a media session highlights the achievements of the Hydrocarbon Pollution Remediation Project (HYPREP) since its operations commenced three years ago and attempts to proffer solutions to identified challenges Aftermath of oil spill in Bodo. Photo credit: Leigh Day For over 60 years, the Nigerian government exploited oil ...

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Ogoni land cleanup commences on 57 sites – Minister

Dr. Mahmood Mohammad Abubakar

The Minister of Environment, Dr Mohammad Abubakar, says no fewer than 57 sites at Ogoni land in Rivers State are being cleaned up currently. Minister of Environment, Dr. Mahmood Mohammad Abubakar Abubakar made the disclosure while speaking with State House correspondents on Wednesday, June 3, 2020 in Abuja, saying that he had presented a report on the ministry’s mandate to ...

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Government inaugurates Governing Council, BoT for Ogoniland clean-up

Ogoniland clean up

To ensure full implementation of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) report on Ogoniland, President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday in Abuja, the Nigerian federal capital city, inaugurated the Governing Council and the Board of Trustees (BoT) of the Trust Fund for the Hydrocarbon Pollution Remediation Project (HYPREP). Buhari, while speaking at a brief ceremony in the Presidential Villa, noted that ...

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Ogoniland clean-up: Activists ask government to declare state of emergency

Iniruo Willis

Despite the announcement of the supposed take-off of the Ogoniland clean-up exercise and a $10 million take-off grant in 2015, the institutional framework is still not in place to give hope to the Ogoni people that anything tangibe will come out of the process. This was the submission of Dr Godwin Ojo, executive director of the Environmental Rights Action/Friends of ...

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Ogoniland clean-up: Standing before history

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As President Muhammadu Buhari flags-off the cleaning of the environment of Ogoniland today, Thursday 02 June 2016, environmental activist Ninimmo Bassey says history is in the making. He acknowledges the labours of past heroes like the late Ken Saro-Wiwa towards making the day a reality The submission of the UNEP report on the assessment of the Ogoni environment in August ...

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