4 days ago
The Nigerian Upstream Petroleum Regulatory Commission (NUPRC) has reiterated its commitment to tackle oil spills in oil and gas sector in fulfillment of its regulatory mandate as enshrined in Petroleum Industry Act 2021.
The perennial occurrence of gas flaring and oil spills in the Niger Delta region of the country has become very worrisome. The stories of suffering of the people of the Niger Delta as a result of gas flaring ....
The oil-rich Niger Delta region has continued to suffer from the devastating effects of gas flaring and oil spills occasioned by operations of multinational firms.
January 29, 2021 will remain memorable to the oil-rich Niger Delta communities because that was the day the Appeal Court in The Hague, Netherlands, delivered a groundbreaking judgment on three separate lawsuits brought by four Nigerian farmers ....
12 Oct 2017
According to the study, the National Oil Spill Detection and Response Agency recorded more than 6,600 oil spills from 2005 to 2015. Nearby oil spills increase neonatal mortality rate by 38 per cent per 1,000 live births.
29 Jun 2016
The Akwa Ibom Oil Producing Network has taken eight oil companies operating in the state before the National Human Rights Commission special investigation panel, demanding N34 trillion as compensation for oil spills.