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Rights groups hail Dutch court ruling, Shell winces

A Dutch appeals court has ruled that Royal Dutch Shell can be held liable for oil spills at its Nigerian subsidiary. The decision overturns...

22 years after, Chevron pollution victims still await justice in Ecuador

Hundreds of families are caught in a 22-year-long legal battle with Chevron over Ecuador pollution, with no end in sight, writes Priyanka Gupta, who...

My father, Ken Saro-Wiwa, may not have died in vain

Ken Wiwa, the son of human rights activist Ken Saro-Wiwa, says in this article published in The Guardian of London, that Nigeria’s Ogoniland still...

Ogoniland clean-up: Buhari commended, advised on implementation terms

The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) has hailed the Federal Government for approving a $10 million take-off grant for the implementation...

Political undertones trail planned clean-up of Ogoniland

Political undertones have trailed President Muhammadu Buhari's recent move to fast-track the clean-up of Ogoniland in accordance with the report and recommendations of the...

Muhammadu Buhari orders clean-up of Ogoniland

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the commencement of the environmental clean-up of Ogoniland in the Niger Delta region, even as he inaugurated the Governing...

Concern over unimplemented UNEP Ogoniland report, 4 years after

On the occasion of the fourth year commemoration of the release of the United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP) Assessment of Ogoniland (4 August 2015),...

Oilwatch Africa: We will not eat crude oil

The Lome Declaration of Oilwatch Africa on Climate Justice and Food Sovereignty in Africa Members of Oilwatch Africa network met in Lome, Togo, on 9 June...

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Cloudiness, sunshine will prevail for three days from Friday, says NiMet

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted cloudiness and sunshine from Friday, May 27 to Sunday, May 29, 2022,...
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Ukraine war influences G7 environment ministers’ deliberations

Climate protection, energy and environment ministers of the G7 countries on Thursday, May 26, 2022, commenced a two-day meeting...

UN launches Eurasian-African bird migration atlas

Visualising how migratory animals connect continents, countries, sites and habitats are the result of an international scientific effort under...

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Cloudiness, sunshine will prevail for three days from Friday, says NiMet

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted cloudiness and...

Ukraine war influences G7 environment ministers’ deliberations

Climate protection, energy and environment ministers of the G7...