Nigeria gets fresh $89m USAID grant, Norway backs UNEP report
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) yesterday announced a fresh $89 million grant to assist Nigeria in herb quest to achieve the development goals...
MOSOP raises Ogoniland investors committee
The Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (MOSOP) says it has set up a five-man committee to develop a template for investors interested in investing in the area. The committee, headed by Prof. Ben Naanen, is expected to within 14 days; turn in its report to the organisation for consideration. The development, The…
MOSOP rejects military operation in Niger Delta
“We recall recently, in February last year, when military raids on some Ogoni communities only resulted in over 35 deaths, including a pregnant mother, Mrs. Ledee.
MOSOP tasks FG on monetary commitment to Ogoni cleanup
A grim picture of the impacts of oil pollution on Ogoni people was again painted last week as the Movement for the Survival of Ogoni People (MOSOP), tasked the Federal government to redeem its own monetary commitment to the cleanup of the area.
Government ready for immediate Ogoni cleanup, says agency
The Hydrocarbon Pollution Remediation Project (HYPREP) has pledged Federal Government’s commitment to immediately begin the cleanup of Ogoniland.
Nigeria Army may be deployed to Ogoniland to stem vandalism, others
The Hydrocarbon Pollution Remediation Project (HYPREP) Co-ordinator for Ogoni Clean-up, Dr. Marvin Dekil, has said that the Federal Government would soon deploy troops to Ogoniland to curtail illegal activities of artisanal refiners and pipeline vandals whose actions are inimical to the environment.
‘Ogoni people still drink polluted water six years after UNEP report’
A group, the Centre for Environment, Human Rights and Development (CEHRD) has alleged that some communities in Ogoni were drinking polluted water.
Funds stall desertification control projects in three states
Fresh facts have emerged that desertification projects in Bauchi, Jigawa and Sokoto states are being slowed down due to paucity of funds.