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Bayelsa pledges to tackle flooding, other environmental challenges

The Bayelsa State Government has expressed readiness to tackle perennial flooding, oil pollution and other environmental problems in the state. Commissioner for Environment, Mr Iselema...

A people, blessed and cursed by oil

Nigeria has the second largest oil reserve in Africa and is the 12th largest producer of oil, Worldwide. About two million barrels of oil...

Mixed reactions greet NOSDRA’s plan to extend mandate to downstream

Some environmentalists in the Niger Delta region in Nigeria on Thursday, June 11, 2020 expressed mixed reactions on the announcement by National Oil Spills...

We’re focusing on downstream sector to curb pollution, says NOSDRA

The National Oil Spill Detection and Response Agency (NOSDRA) says it is actively focusing on the downstream sector to ensure compliance with environmental legislation...

NOSDRA is investigating cause of fire at OML 95, says D-G

The National Oil Spills Detection and Response Agency (NOSDRA) on Monday, May 18, 2020 said that the ongoing fire at Ororo oilfield at Oil...

Oil spill and threat to fisher folks’ survival

Nnimmo Bassey, Director, Health of Mother Earth Foundation (HOMEF), at the FishNet Community Dialogue at Makoko in Lagos on Monday, July 24, 2017, says it...

Civil society groups call for immediate clean-up of Ogoniland

The Environmental Rights Action, Amnesty International, and Friends of the Earth Europe on Friday, June 2, 2017 called for the immediate clean-up of Ogoniland...

UNEP optimistic over Ogoniland clean-up

A clean environment is on the horizon for the people of Ogoniland as government, communities and oil industry commit to implementing UN Environment report...

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Flooding: Commuters resort to canoes in Lokoja

Massive flooding on Sunday, September 25, 2022, over ran the Ajaokuta-Ganaja-Lokoja Road in Kogi State, which links the metropolis...
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Buhari inaugurates NIFF in New York, restates Nigeria’s commitment to achieving SDGs

President Muhammadu Buhari has inaugurated the Nigeria Integrated National Financing Framework Report on Sustainable Development (NIFF), on the sidelines...

Half of Sudan’s most vulnerable children could die without aid – UN

The situation for Sudan’s most vulnerable children is so desperate that half of the most severely malnourished youngsters are...

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Flooding: Commuters resort to canoes in Lokoja

Massive flooding on Sunday, September 25, 2022, over ran...

Buhari inaugurates NIFF in New York, restates Nigeria’s commitment to achieving SDGs

President Muhammadu Buhari has inaugurated the Nigeria Integrated National...