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Supreme Court resolves 17 oil wells ownership tussle in favour of Rivers

The Supreme Court of Nigeria on Friday, May 6, 2022, in a landmark judgment, resolved the ownership dispute of 17 oil wells between Rivers...

Illegal crude oil refining: Ahoada West LG destroys 82 sites

The Chairman of Ahoada West Local Government Area of Rivers State, Mr Hope Ikiriko, says no fewer than 82 illegal crude oil refineries across...

Illegal crude refiners ruining our health, national economy – Wike

Gov. Nyesom Wike of Rivers State says operators of illegal crude oil refineries are causing great health hazards to residents in the state and...

Communities, activists condemn threat of forced eviction over Port Harcourt waterfront settlements

A Rivers State Government Task Force on Wednesday, January 19, 2022, visited several waterfront communities in the Diobu axis of Port Harcourt, arbitrarily marked...

Illegal refineries: Council boss impounds over 100 drums of fuel in Rivers

Chairman, Andoni Local Government Area in Rivers State, Mr Erastus Awortu, has confiscated over 100 drums of illegally refined crude oil in Andoni while...

Police deny preventing demolition of illegal oil bunkering site in Rivers

The police command in Rivers State has denied the report that its personnel prevented the destruction of an illegal oil bunkering site in the...

ERA/FoEN lauds Rivers’ actions against oil theft, soot pollution

The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) has applauded the current action by the Rivers State Government to address the vexed issues...

NESREA seals off three facilities in Ondo, eight in Osun, seven in Rivers and Enugu

The National Environmental Standards and Regulations Enforcement Agency (NESREA), on Wednesday, August 11, 2021, sealed off three factories in Ondo State, for illegal operations...

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Fadina decorated as Best Female Mediator

Mrs Adejoke Fadina has emerged the Best Female Mediator Award. The gesture recognises her as the best female expert...
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Govt urged to halt IOC divestments until degraded Niger Delta environments are fully restored

The Nigerian government has been told to halt the divestments by international oil companies (IOCs) operating in the Niger...

Stakeholders tag Nairobi biodiversity talks ‘a failure’

For the past week, negotiators from 195 states plus the EU met in Nairobi, Kenya to agree on text...

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Fadina decorated as Best Female Mediator

Mrs Adejoke Fadina has emerged the Best Female Mediator...

Govt urged to halt IOC divestments until degraded Niger Delta environments are fully restored

The Nigerian government has been told to halt the...