Saturday, 23rd October 2021
Breaking News:

Oil Spill

29 Jun
The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) has urged ExxonMobil Producing Nigeria Unlimited to comply with the Federal High Court judgment, which ordered it to pay communities in Ibeno Council....
6 May
Indigenes of Okpoama Community, hometown of Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Timipre Sylva, have lamented the devastation of the environment caused by oil spill from the Nigerian Agip Oil Company (NAOC) facilities.
14 Apr
Bayelsa State Governor, Douye Diri, yesterday, charged members of the House of Representatives to expedite action on passage of the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) as to expeditiously...
24 Mar
The Polobubo (Tsekelewu) Community in Warri North Council of Delta State has sought President Muhammadu Buhari’s intervention over the March 14, 2021 oil spillage in the community.
19 Mar
Apprehension being generated in parts of Delta State over recent oil spill indicates lack of sufficient government presence and representation of people in the area.
17 Mar
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...
21 Feb
The Environmental Right Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) has called on the National Oil Spill Detection and Response Agency (NOSDRA) and the Bayelsa State...
30 Jan
Farmers from Akwa Ibom, Bayelsa and Rivers States, have hailed the judiciary for remaining the hope of the common man.
24 Jan
Environmentalists, oil and gas regulators, have begun preliminary investigations into the January 16 oil leakage near Funiwa offshore facilities, off Atlantic coast
27 Nov 2020
The Supreme Court has dismissed an application by Shell Petroleum Development Company, asking it to review its judgment of Jan. 11, 2019 that ordered Shell to pay N17 billion to Ogoni communities in Rivers. The communities were affected by an oil spill caused by the oil company in 1970. A five-member panel of justices dismissed…
2 Nov 2020
Another oil leak, the third in six months, has discharged a yet-to-be-ascertained volume of crude oil polluting the Okpoama community and its environs in Brass Local Government Area of Bayelsa.
22 Oct 2020
Irked by Shell Development and Petroleum Company’s (SPDC) attempt to hijack regulatory control and refusal to pay compensations for an oil spill, which occurred in 2019 in Ikarama Community, Yenagoa Council Area of Bayelsa state


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