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26 Nov
Federal Government, yesterday, announced its resolve to apply stiffer sanctions against oil companies linked to spillage in the country.
10 May
The Act (the Harmful Waste (Special Criminal Positions etc), Act 1988 only focuses on the commission of any action or omission by persons without lawful authority
25 Sep 2020
Seplat Petroleum Development Company Plc yesterday disclosed that it received a complaint from five households at Okpe and Sapele in Delta State, indicating the presence of hydrocarbons in their shallow water wells. The company’s General Manager in charge of External Affairs and Communications, Dr Chioma Nwachuku, said in a statement that an emergency response was…
4 Feb 2019
The people of Aghoro 1 community in Ekeremor Council of Bayelsa State have accused Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) of frustrating their efforts to get redress following a major oil spill in the area last year. A letter to the SPDC managing director by the community’s consultants, Furoebi Akene, said the personnel of the company…
20 Sep 2017
Lagos State Government has taken a decisive step towards tackling any oil spillage from its exploration site whenever it occurs to prevent environmental degradation and disruption of means of livelihood of host communities.
9 Mar 2017
Scientists have made major progress in efforts to effectively cleanup the environment following oil spills in producing areas such as the Niger Delta Region of Nigeria.
22 Nov 2016
The Okirighwre Community in Sapele Local Council Delta State has expressed concern over recent oil spillage in its domain which it alleged destroyed livestock and crops worth millions of naira.

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