Friday, 19th April 2024

Ogoni Cleanup

13 Feb
Workers working at the Centre of Excellence in Weeyakara, in Khana Council of Rivers State, a project supervised by the Hydrocarbon Pollution Remediation Project(HYPREP), have protested over alleged non-payment of their daily stipends. 
3 Jul 2023
Movement for the Survival of Ogoni People (MOSOP) has asked President Bola Tinubu to probe the alleged reckless mismanagement of $800 million fund appropriated for the Ogoni cleanup project in the last seven years.


3 mins ago
The United Nation Industrial Development Organisation(UNIDO) in conjunction with the Energy Commission of Nigeria (ECN) and Oyakhilome foundation have reiterated the resolve to address epileptic power supply in the country.
11 mins ago
Niger State government has signed a 10-year Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Bayer AG on agricultural revolution to benefit two million farmers.
53 mins ago
Tech4her Africa on Thursday launched its DataDiva Project, an ambitious initiative aimed at equipping 5,000 female university students across Lagos and three other Southwest states in Nigeria with essential data science skills by 2026. The DataDiva project is an independent program organised to support the annual Women in Data Science (WiDS) Datathon held at Stanford…
2 hours ago
AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF), an NGO, on Thursday, trained women living with Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) in the FCT, Abuja, on prevention of transmission of the virus to infants. The organisation’s Country Director, Dr Echey Ijezie, said during a one-day workshop for participants across the six area councils of the FCT, that the initiative is…
1 day ago
Liverpool were knocked out of the Europa League by Atalanta with the Italian side reaching the semi-finals 3-1 on aggregate on Thursday.
1 day ago
The New Nigeria People's Party (NNPP), on Thursday, declared its readiness for reconciliation with former members who have expressed a desire to rejoin the party. NNPP also debunked the claims made by some expelled individuals who announced the suspension of Governor Abba Kabir Yusuf of Kano State for attending the NNPP national convention. The Acting…
1 day ago
In response to disruptions sparked by recent haulage rate announcements for Eastern Ports, the Nigerian Shippers' Council (NSC) has agreed to schedule a stakeholder meeting to renegotiate the rates. This, according to NSC will serve as a platform where robust consultation and decisive action would be taken to ease the stress of port users. Emerging…
1 day ago
Nigeria's Tunde Onakoya has completed one full day in his attempt to break the Guinness World Record for longest Chess marathon in Times Square, United States. Onakoya is attempting to break the longest chess marathon which currently stands at 56 hours,nine minute and 37 seconds. The record was achieved by Hallvard Haug Flatebø and Sjur…
1 day ago
The Oyo State Government says it demolished the building belonging to the Yoruba Nation agitators in its capital, Ibadan, over alleged illegal and nefarious activities in the house.
1 day ago
Cryptocurrency exchange company, Binance said it is working very closely with the Nigerian government over its detained executive. The CEO of Binance, Richard Teng, disclosed this on Thursday with the company's head of financial crime compliance still in detention in Nigeria. The Nigerian government's Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is prosecuting Binance for laundering…