Friday, 20th May 2022
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2 days ago
The argument of zoning, at its best, gives a cause of inclusion, fair play, inclusiveness and belief in a better organized Nigeria. But recent experience has shown that zoning is now a response to nepotism...
3 May
Federal Government has vowed to implement United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP) recommendations on Ogoni cleanup and to carry out remediation projects
29 Apr
Ogoni people have threatened to embark on massive protest if the two major political parties, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and All Progressives Congress (APC) fail to pick candidates from the Ogoni ethnic nationality as their candidates.
27 Apr
Ogoni youths, under the aegis of Ogoni Oil Producing Communities Youth Forum (OOPCYF), have lamented that $360 million was reportedly released to the Hydrocarbon Pollution Remediation Project (HYPREP)
22 Apr
Ahead of the 2023 elections, the Ogoni people of Rivers State have lamented political marginalisation and injustice meted out to them since the creation of the state.
1 Apr
Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs, yesterday, handed over the completion of the East-West road Section 1-4 to the Ministry of Works and Housing.
29 Dec
A rights group in Ogoniland has demanded the overhauling of the Hydrocarbon Pollution Remediation Project (HYPREP) media unit. It lists qualities expected of the next project coordinator
24 Dec
Some oil-bearing communities in Ogoniland under the aegis of Ogoni Liberation Initiative (OLI) have urged Federal Government to partner international agencies towards expediting cleanup of Ogoniland in line with recommendations of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Report.
16 Dec
A group, Social Action, yesterday, lamented the continued lack of portable water after 10 years the United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP) released its report on the four councils that make up the Ogoni ethnic nationality in Rivers State.
29 Nov
Ogoni youths, under the umbrella of Ogoni Development Drive (ODD), have called on President Muhammadu Buhari to sack the acting Project Coordinator of Hydrocarbon Pollution Remediation Programme
4 Nov 2021
Environmentalists and civil right groups have charged the Federal Government to absolve Ken Saro-Wiwa and eight other Ogoni sons of the crimes they were murdered
1 Nov 2021
Some communities in Ogoniland have written to President Muhammadu Buhari, requesting resettlement of all communities displaced by environmental degradation before resumption


In line with the implementation of the National Digital Economy Policy and Strategy (NDEPS), the Federal government on Friday launched the first FABLAB 1.0 in Nigeria.
3 mins ago
Thirty years after mobs demolished a historic mosque in Ayodhya, triggering a wave of sectarian bloodshed that saw thousands killed, fundamentalist Indian Hindu groups are eyeing other Muslim sites -- even the world-famous Taj Mahal.
5 mins ago
The International Islamic Relief Organisation (IIRO) of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, on Friday, disbursed N131 million in allowances to 1,960 orphans in Kebbi State.
23 mins ago
France's new government lineup will be announced later on Friday, the presidency said, with the new cabinet set to meet on Monday.
33 mins ago
In Burundi, this has been an open question since President Evariste Ndayishimiye took power two years ago, ending years of isolationism to great fanfare, but failing to improve its dire record on rights abuses.