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The Mineral Resources and Environmental Management Committee (MIREMCO) has said henceforth, mining operators operating in any community without a Community Development Agreement (CDA) would be penalised for such unlawful actions.
The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr. Maikanti Baru, in Dubai, United Arab Emirate, directed the Chinese Consortium and the NNPC Project Team on the Ajaokuta-Kaduna-Kano (AKK) Pipeline Project to ensure timely finalization of the term sheet for the project’s contractor financing agreement.
The Rivers State Commissioner for Social Welfare and Rehabilitation, Mr. Damiete Herbert Miller, has blamed oil companies for rise in violence and drug abuse among youths in the Niger Delta region.
Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People, MOSOP, Rivers State, says it will petition the United Nations yet again over alleged devastation of farmlands in Ogoni communities by Shell Petroleum Development Company, SPDC, in the course of laying new oil pipelines in the oil-rich area.
Four Chinese nationals and 16 Nigerians have been arrested for allegedly running an elaborate illegal mining operation in Ebonyi State.
The government said other corporate organisations were also involved in the SEPA’s demand for EIA, which was in compliance with the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Decree 86 of 1992 (Now EIA Act 2004) and the Ekiti State Environmental Protection Agency Law 2009.
Citing alleged irregularities, indigenes of Emu-Ebendo and Emu-Iyasele communities in Ndokwa West Local Council of Delta State have rejected the environmental impact assessment report (EIA) reportedly conducted by OMAS PILLAR ASTEX Company Limited for a modular refinery in their area.
Ogoni Youth Federation, OYF, has pleaded with the Federal Government to divert part of the $1 billion approved for the fighting of insurgency in the North-East to the clean up of Ogoni devastated land.
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, plans to build power plants with combined capacity of 4600 megawatts in Abuja, Kaduna and Kano States.
The Federal Government, on Monday, said that in the course of implementation of the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Act, a number of gaps, omissions and inadequacies were identified.
The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Lagos State University (LASU) Chapter, has demanded the payment of accumulated Earned Academic Allowance (EAA) unpaid since 2009 to lecturers in the institution.
A non-governmental organisation, Health of Mother Earth Foundation (HOMEF), has called on government to ban the importation of Genetically Modified (GM) food products and crops into Nigeria due to their health risks.
The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has set up an Emergency Response Centre (ERC) in Imo State to enable the agency and other disaster stakeholders respond quickly to any emergency situation.
The All Progressives Congress says welfare of workers is a cardinal policy of the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration.
The Senior Staff Association of Nigeria Universities (SSANU) University of Nigeria, Nsukka chapter, has joined the three days warning strike declared by their national body.
The Federal Government said it would soon allocate one percent of the national gross domestic product (GDP) to fund research and development in the country.
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola believes the Premier League title race is similar to what he experienced when battling Real Madrid with Barcelona in La Liga.
As Christmas celebration draws nearer, prices of some food items have crashed while others were stable in the last one month in Kaduna metropolis.
At least 12 Nigerian soldiers were killed and dozens of others are missing after fighting with Islamists in Borno State, three military sources said yesterday.
The National President and Chairman of the Council for the Association of National Accountants of Nigeria (ANAN), Alhaji Shehu Ladan, has charged the newly inducted members of the association to engage in constant learning of the Accounting profession to update their knowledge and become conversant with recent development at both national and international scenes.