Port Harcourt: Anger, anxiety as soot takes over skyline, environs
The ranking of Port Harcourt as the world’s most polluted city in the world has not just increased panic among residents but has forced some wealthy residents and those who have alternative homes to begin relocating from the city.
WHO, UNEP investigate cause of soot in Rivers
Officials of the World Health Organisation (WHO), and the United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP) have commenced investigation into the cause of widespread soot in Rivers State. Leader of the UN Delegation to Rivers State, Charles Ekong, from WHO Brazaville, Congo, disclosed its mission at the Government House, Port Harcourt yesterday. He said the investigation was…
Nigeria’s yearly gas flare can power about 200,000 buses, says expert
The quantity of gas flared in Nigeria yearly has the capacity to power up to 200,000 commercial buses or trucks on gas engines if processed into compressed natural gas...
UN urges investors to align portfolios with Paris climate deal
Greater ambition to divest from fossil fuel investments and consistent climate action is needed from the global investor community to accelerate the move towards...
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...
Military not enemy of Ogoni, Saro-Wiwa associates insist
The Ken Saro-Wiwa ASSOCIATES (KSA) has said the Nigerian army and other security agencies were not the enemies to the Ogoni people, insisting that their real enemies were those who have politicised the Ogoni struggle.
Shell in eye of the storm over ‘crimes’ in Ogoniland
Three decades after alleged atrocities by Shell in Ogoniland, fresh evidence indicates the Anglo-Dutch oil giant may still have questions to answer.
Ogoni clean-up: Rivers lawmaker calls for patience with FG
Mr Josiah Olu, an APC lawmaker representing Eleme Constituency in the Rivers Assembly has enjoined pressure groups agitating against the delayed Ogoni clean-up to be patient with the Federal Government.