After 1,000 days in which the Federal Government announced that it contracted 57 companies to cleanup Eleme, Tai, Gokana and Khana councils of Ogoni land mostly polluted by decades of oil spills, the communities still lack potable water and basic health facilities.
The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) has urged the Hydrocarbon Pollution Remediation Project (HYPREP) to focus more on delivering a proper clean up
The Federal Government has reiterated commitment to restoring mangrove in Ogoniland to improve lives in the communities.
Stakeholders have commended the Federal Government for awarding N6 billion contracts for provision of potable water in Gokana, Khana, Eleme and Tai council areas of Ogoni in Rivers State.
The United Kingdom (UK) Supreme Court has ruled that polluted Nigerian communities can sue oil giant, Shell, in English courts.
10 Nov 2020
Organizers of the maiden Ken Saro Wiwa Football tournament, C and G Sports Consultants, have promised a classy show from Saturday, November 21 2020 in Ogoniland...
29 Oct 2020
Pollution from five decades of oil operations in Ogoniland in Rivers has deepened the pains and agonies of the Ogonis. Between 1976 to 1991, over 200 million barrels of oil polluted Ogoniland in 2,976 separate oil spills...
12 Aug 2020
The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) yesterday harped on the need to identify Key Performance Indicators...
15 Jul 2020
The Federal Government on Wednesday opened a fresh bid to select contractors to provide portable water in oil spill impacted Ogoni communities in Rivers.
13 Jul 2020
Spiritedly picking holes in the cleanup of Ogoniland in River State, four international organisations have expressed displeasure over the exercise in a report released recently.
6 Jan 2020
The $1 billion earmarked for the cleanup of Ogoniland in the first five years of the exercise may amount to a waste if illegal oil bunkering and artisanal refining are not urgently curtailed.
2 Jan 2020
A socio-cultural organisation, KAGOTE, the precursor of Movement for the Survival of Ogoni People (MOSOP), has deplored the insecurity, disunity, unemployment and lack of investment and business opportunities in the area.