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GOV. WIKE: RIVERS SOOT CAUSED BY FG. SECURITY AGENCIES, ILLEGAL OIL REFINERS, BUNKERS

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has called on those planning to demonstrate against the presence of soot to channel their protest to the Federal Government.   He said the… Read more »

HOW FG CONTINUES TO FIGHT MILITANTS OVER CONTROL OF OIL. by Samson Toromade

The government has battled militants for control of oil in the region for years and there’s no clear indication it’ll stop anytime soon. Despite being the centre of Nigeria’s oil… Read more »

WARRI REFINERY POLLUTION RAVAGES EKPAN, EFFURUN – 80 PERSONS ON ADMISSION FOR RESPIRATORY DISORDER – COMMUNITY LEADER

Indigenes of Ekpan and Effurun in Uvwie Local Government Area of Delta state, have vowed to cripple the activities of the Warri Refining and Petrochemical Company (WRPC) and Nigerian Gas… Read more »

FoEN-NETHERLANDS THREATENS TO DRAG SHELL TO COURT OVER CLIMATE CHANGE

The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) has thrown its weight behind plans by Friends of the Earth Netherlands to take Shell to court if it does not… Read more »

NGO REGULATION BILL, A THREAT TO CIVIL SOCIETY ORGANIZATIONS(CSOs) – Mulade

The Coordinator, Centre for Peace and Environmental(CEPEJ) Comrade Sheriff Mulade has said the move by National Assembly to enact  NGO Regulation Bill that seeks to register and regulate Civil Society… Read more »

GROUP EXPOSES INHUMAN ACTIVITIES OF CORPORATIONS PICKED BY LAGOS GOVT. TO MANAGE WATER INFRASTRUCTURE

The Our Water Our Right Coalition comprising a host of national and international civil society and grassroots groups has delivered copies of a document – Veolia, Abengoa, Metito Cannot Be Trusted With Lagos… Read more »

“KILLER CASSAVA”: FG GIVES APPROVAL TO IITA, ETHZ TO USE NIGERIA AS GUINEA PIG

The Health of Mother Health Foundation (HOMEF) and a coalition of Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) have condemned the granting of a permit to the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA)… Read more »

ERA/FoEN SLAMS PHILIP MORRIS: “YOU CAN’T BE A PRODUCER OF DEADLY WARES AND TALK ABOUT HARMS REDUCTION”

The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) has described as false and deceptive recent activities by Philip Morris International (PMI) to promote   itself as a supporter of a… Read more »

WHAT LESSONS HAVE OIL COMPANIES LEARNT FROM KEN SARO WIWA, OGONI CRISES? by Zik Gbemre

Without a doubt, oil and gas exploration and production activities in Nigeria, particularly in the Niger Delta region carried out by International Oil Companies (IOCs) and Indigenous Oil Companies have… Read more »

AMNESTY ALARMED OVER STUDY LINKING OIL SPILLS AND BABY DEATHS AS HOSCON DEMANDS RELEASE OF N98b GAS FLARE PENALTY

Reacting to a study that found babies in the Niger Delta were twice as likely to die in the first month of life if their mother lived near an oil… Read more »