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Group knocks HYPREP, urges govt to set up $100bn fund to cleanup Niger Delta

Eleven years after it was created, the Hydrocarbon Pollution Remediation Project (HYPREP), the special purpose vehicle set up to implement the Ogoni cleanup process,...

UNEP report: Govt plans aviation, seafaring training for Ogoni youths

The Hydrocarbon Pollution Remediation Project (HYPREP) says plans are underway to train more than 200 Ogoni youths in Rivers State on several vocations, to...

Govt restates commitment to implementation of UNEP Ogoniland report

After years of non-violent struggle and agitation for environmental right and justice which attracted international attention, the Federal Government of Nigeria invited the United...

10 years after UNEP Report: Score card on implementation

Wednesday, August 4, 2021 is the 10th year anniversary of the submission of the UNEP Environmental Assessment of Ogoniland Report to the Federal Government...

Slow Poison: Travails of Ogoni communities drinking toxins – nine years after UNEP report

On August 28, 2020, the Hydrocarbon Pollution Remediation Project (HYPREP) tweeted that water supply to Ogoniland would begin before the end of the year....

Ogoni clean-up: ERA tells govt to restructure HYPREP

Executive Director, Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN), Dr Godwin Uyi Ojo, has called on the Federal Government to urgently restructure the...

Five years after UNEP report: Will Ogoni breathe again?

August 4, 2016 marks the 5th anniversary of the submission of the report of the assessment of the environment of Ogoniland to former President Jonathan...

Government raises Council, Board for Ogoniland clean-up

“The choice is for you to keep your environment clean and nurture the Niger Delta back to its lost glory. The beginning of this clean-up exercise...

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Halima Imam: What we must do about floods and wildfires

Reservoirs, and rivers, in their thousands are disappearing on a global scale, glaciers keep melting and sea levels rise,...
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Drought relief efforts increased to ensure water supply in parts of China

Some drought relief measures have been taken in parts of China, including southwest China’s Chongqing Municipality and central China’s...

Govt sensitises stakeholders on implementation of action plan on youth, peace, security

The Federal Ministry of Youths and Sports Development has begun sensitisation of stakeholders on the Nigerian National Action Plan...

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Halima Imam: What we must do about floods and wildfires

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Drought relief efforts increased to ensure water supply in parts of China

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