Environmentalists activists have lamented the poor implementation of the Ogoni cleanup exercise, saying that Federal Government’s handling of the project since the inception of the Muhammadu Buhari administration leaves much to be desired.
The United Nations has reiterated its commitment to Ogoni cleanup remediation project and other environmental issues such as the fight against desertification
The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) has urged the newly inaugurated governing council and trustees for the Hydrocarbon Pollution Remediation Project (HYPREP) to establish the Centre ...
The Federal Government yesterday hinted that it is contemplating using products and technologies developed by New York-based scientists for environmental remediation of Ogoniland
An elderly man has been confirmed dead due to inhalation of gas from spillage in the Nigerian Petroleum Development Company (NPDC) and ELCREST pipeline at Tsekelewu and Polobubo communities...
Experts have canvassed sustainable means of livelihoods for Ogoni People in Rivers State, insisting that failure to do so five years after the commencement of the cleanup exercise, might worsen the plight of Ogoni people.
19 Nov 2020
Oilwatch Nigeria has lamented that four years after the Vice President, Yemi Osibanjo, commenced the Ogoni cleanup, the remediation process has no visible impact so far. The group, which stated this yesterday at its first annual general assembly (AGM) in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, lamented that Osinbajo had on June 2, 2016, flagged off the…
21 Sep 2020
To achieve environmental justice in the Niger Delta region, the State and Federal Governments have been implored to strengthen coordination of the Ogoni cleanup exercise
14 Sep 2020
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.
8 Sep 2020
The Gbo Kabaari Ogoni has urged Federal Government to urgently review the cleanup in the oil-rich area. The council of elders regretted that since the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) report revealed over 10 years ago that the people were consuming contaminated water, the government had not deemed fit to provide the indigenes with a…
12 Aug 2020
The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) yesterday harped on the need to identify Key Performance Indicators...