Towards preserving the environment in the Niger Delta

03 June 2016

By Ibim Semenitari

It is my pleasure and pride to make comments at this year’s World Environment Day (WED) celebrations. This is so because of the significance of this year’s celebrations... Read More...

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Akwa Ibom state orders ExxonMobil to clean-up Ndito Eka-Ibo oil spill

02 June 2016

Akwa Ibom State Governor, Udom Emmanuel, has ordered ExxonMobil to clean up the oil spill that occurred at Ndito Eka-Iba in Ibeno, Akwa Ibom on May 8.

Ibeno Communities’s youth president,...

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BREAKING: President Buhari aborts visit to Ogoni Land

02 June 2016

There are indications that President Muhammadu Buhari has cancelled his widely publicized trip to the Niger Delta to inaugurate the cleanup of Ogoni land, Rivers State, scheduled for Thursday,... Read More...

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Ogoni Clean-up: Over 1,000 companies jostle for the job - Minister

29 April 2016

The Minister of Environment Amina Muhammad has confirmed that more than 1,000 company has indicated interest to undertake the clean up of oil impacted sites in Ogoni.

The Minister of...

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Prepare for excessive heat, NIMET warns Nigerians

29 March 2016

 The Nigerian Meteorological Agency has warned Nigerians to brace up for more hot days, warm nights and heat waves across the country. The agency in a statement signed by the Head of its Public... Read More...

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BREAKING: Gov. Ambode sacks GM building control agency over Lekki collapsed building

14 March 2016

The Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode has sacked the General Manager of the Lagos State Building Control Agency, Adeigbe Olushola, and three others following the Lekki building... Read More...

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Collapse Building: Lagos court remands MD of Lekki Gardens, Contractor in prison

11 March 2016

The Ebute-Meta Magistrate Court has remanded the Managing Director of Lekki Gardens, Mr. Nyong Richard, and a contractor, Odofin Taiwo, in police custody for their role in the collapse of a five-... Read More...

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Tanker fire burns 4 houses in Ojuelegba, Lagos. See more pictures

05 December 2015

At least 4 houses were on Saturday razed by fire from a fallen petrol tanker at the Ojuelegba bridge in Lagos. Reports say that about 3am, the tanker fully laden with 33,000 liters of petrol lost... Read More...

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Ondo takes precaution against flooding, dredges waterways

24 November 2015

In response to warnings by the authorities of likely flooding to be occasioned by late rains, the Ondo State government has begun clearing of waterways particularly in coastal communities. 

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Group demands $2m each for victims of Agip oil spill fire

16 September 2015

The Environmental Rights Action, Friends of the Earth Nigeria has asked the Nigerian Agip Oil Company to pay the sum of $2million compensation to each of the bereaved families of the 14 persons... Read More...

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