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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 Council of the Hydrocarbon Pollution Restoration Project (HYPREP) as well as the Board of Trustees for the Trust Fund. This was one of the actions which the President approved on Wednesday at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, ...

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Buhari urged to implement UNEP report on Ogoniland

Oil spewing from busted Shell equipment in Nigeria

Despite the severity of the findings of the environmental assessment of Ogoni environment by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) four years ago, very little has been done by way of implementation of its recommendations, the Health of Mother Earth Foundation (HOMEF) has said. In a media statement on Monday, the group said that the response of the administration of former ...

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Shell denies attempting to thwart Ogoniland cleanup


The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) has alleged that Shell may be attempting to thwart the recommended cleanup of Ogoniland through a deal with a local company called Belema Oil. But the oil giant has denied the allegation, saying that, while fully committed to the Ogoniland cleanup, it has no dealings Belema Oil. Shell is said to have ...

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UNEP: Climate adaptation costs could triple

A new report by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) shows climate adaptation costs for developing countries are likely to be two to three times the current estimates of $70 to $100 billion per year. The UNEP Adaptation Gap report says this will happen even if global emissions are cut drastically to meet the agreed goal of limiting warming to less ...

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