ERA, others deplore handling of Ogoni cleanup
The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) has deplored the alleged poor allocation of resources and uncoordinated efforts...
Six contractors to pilot Ogoni water project
In line with the recommendations of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), six contractors are to be hired by the Hydrocarbon Pollution Remediation Project (HYPREP) for the provision of potable water in impacted communities within Ogoniland.
FG, groups tango over Ogoniland cleanup assessment
Spiritedly picking holes in the cleanup of Ogoniland in River State, four international organisations have expressed displeasure over the exercise in a report released recently.
Ogoni cleanup’s first phase may last for more 22 years, youths warn, deplore slow pace of project
The Youths and Environmental Advocacy Centre (YEAC) has warned that the first phase of the Ogoni cleanup, flagged off on June 2, 2016 by President Muhammadu Buhari...
Environmentalists urge definite approach in Ogoni land clean-up
• Seek comprehensive audit of infrastructure Four years into the Hydrocarbon Pollution Remediation Project (HYPREP), initiated by the Federal Government to clean up contaminated Ogoni land in Rivers State, the exercise is dogged in transparency issues. The Federal Government flagged off the remediation of contaminated sites in Ogoni Land in 2016. The government had through…
Group decries alleged slowness of Ogoni cleanup
The African Centre for Leadership, Strategy and Development (LSD) has decried the alleged slowness of the Ogoniland cleanup. Its Acting Executive Director, Monday Ossah, during a quarterly media parley yesterday in Abuja, urged the Federal Government to “speed up” the remediation of the oil-rich area. He said: “No doubt the handing over of 21 sites…
FG urges calm over Ogoniland clean-up
The Hydrocarbon Pollution Remediation Project (HYPREP), on Friday called for calm over protest by groups demanding participation in ongoing Ogoniland clean-up.
ERA, Ogoni Monarch fault HYPREP on cleanup
The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoE) and Head, Supreme Council of Ogoni Traditional Rulers, HRM King Godwin Gininwa, have blamed the Hydrocarbon Pollution Remediation Project ...