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Ogoni Cleanup

2 days ago
As the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari winds down in four months, some Nigerians to whom the government made promises are getting disillusioned as it appears their hopes would be dashed. One group that is counting, as each day flies past....
29 Jul 2022
Movement for Survival of the Ogoni People (MOSOP) has rejected presidential directive transferring the supervision of the Ogoni cleanup to Federal Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs, and called for investigation into the project.
19 May 2022
Coalition of Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) and Movement for the Survival of Ogoni People (MOSOP) have called on the Federal Government and its anti-graft agencies to carry out
22 Mar 2022
Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt has granted an order for leave to apply for judicial review compelling the Hydrocarbon Pollution and Remediation Project(HYPREP) to perform the public duty of the cleanup and remediation...
2 Dec 2021
The Federal Government has promised to address concerns raised by an Ogoni community over environmental remediation by Hydrocarbon Pollution Remediation Project.
12 Oct 2021
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.
19 Jul 2021
The United Nations has reiterated its commitment to Ogoni cleanup remediation project and other environmental issues such as the fight against desertification
22 Mar 2021
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 ...
18 Mar 2021
The Federal Government yesterday hinted that it is contemplating using products and technologies developed by New York-based scientists for environmental remediation of Ogoniland
17 Mar 2021
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...
15 Mar 2021
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…


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At least 40 people died when a bus plunged off a bridge in southwestern Pakistan and burst into flames, a government official said on Sunday. "The dead bodies...are beyond recognition," Hamza Anjum, a senior official of Lasbela district in Balochistan province, said at the accident site. Anjum said three survivors had been rescued and the…
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A 5.9-magnitude earthquake struck northwest Iran near the border with Turkey late Saturday, killing at least three people and injuring 816, state media said. The shallow quake hit the city of Khoy in West Azerbaijan province at 9:44 pm (1814 GMT), the Seismological Center of the University of Tehran said. "This incident has left 816…
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Immediate past Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Enugu State, Dr. Ben Nwoye, yesterday, said that the purported ban of the Tinubu/Shettima Grassroots Independent Campaign Council (ICC) by the state executive of the party was a ploy to sabotage the presidential ambition of Asiwaju Bola Tinubu in Enugu State.
14 mins ago
The political trajectory in Ogun is fast changing and new agendas are beginning to unfold as former governor of Ogun State, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, met with the governorship candidate of the New Nigeria People’s Party, Olufemi Ajadi Oguntoyinbo. They were both in a closed-door meeting on Saturday with high-ranking members of the NNPP in Ogun…
26 mins ago
The Vice-Chancellor (VC), Bowen University, Iwo, Osun State, Prof. Joshua Olalekan Ogunwole, has appealed to the National Assembly to review the enabling law establishing the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund) with a view to accommodating private tertiary institutions in the country.