FG inaugurates HYPREP council, Ogoni trust fund trustees
The Federal Government has inaugurated the second Governing Council of Hydrocarbon Pollution Remediation Project (HYPREP) and Board of Trustees of Ogoni Trust Fund in Abuja.
Ogoni group blames SPDC over pollution of Niger Delta communities
The leader and spokesman, Conscience of Ogoni People (COOP), Chief Gani Topba, has said the Federal Government’s acceptance of the report of the United Nations (UN) team of experts and its readiness to clean up the impacted environment of the Ogoni people vindicated the alarm....
Lawmakers worry over slow pace of work, HYPREP operations in Ogoni cleanup
National Assembly members have frowned at the delay in the remediation on the polluted areas in Ogoni, nine years after the United Nations Environment programme (UNEP) submitted its report.
ERA/FoEN seeks measures on environmental outcomes in Ogoni cleanup, insists on KPIs
The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) yesterday harped on the need to identify Key Performance Indicators...
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.
Clean-up: FG opens fresh contract bid for water projects in Ogoniland
The Federal Government on Wednesday opened a fresh bid to select contractors to provide portable water in oil spill impacted Ogoni communities in Rivers.
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...
How land disputes, other crisis delay Ogoni cleanup project, by HYPREP
The Federal Government yesterday said it is committed to the cleanup of hydrocarbon-impacted communities in Ogoniland in spite of challenges being faced in the exercise.
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…