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Ogoni clean-up: HYPREP lacks capacity to spend – ERA

The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria, ERA/FoEN, has raised the alarm that the clean-up exercise in Ogoni land on oil pollution may take longer time, alleging that the body saddled with the responsibility lacks the capacity to carry out the huge assignment.

Federal government urges calm over Ogoniland clean-up

The Hydrocarbon Pollution Remediation Project (HYPREP), on Friday called for calm over protest by groups demanding participation in ongoing Ogoniland clean-up.

HYPREP: 95 per cent Ogonis involved in Ogoniland clean-up

The Hydrocarbon Pollution Remediation Project (HYPREP) on Monday assured indigent Ogoni people of their full participation in the ongoing clean-up of oil impacted Ogoni communities in Rivers.

MOSOP raises alarm over sale of fake employment forms in Ogoniland

The Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (MOSOP) has raised the alarm over sale of fake employment forms of the Hydrocarbon Pollution Remediation Programme (HYPREP) in Ogoniland.

Clean up: Federal government advises Ogoni people

The Federal Government of Nigeria is suing for peace among Ogoni people as it claims that efforts to clean up oil impacted communities in the area are set to commence in earnest.

ERA: Federal government cutting corners on Ogoni clean-up

The Environmental Rights Action and Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN), has accused the Federal Government and the Hydrocarbon Pollution and Remediation Project (HYPREP) of cutting corners in the execution of the clean-up of Ogoni environment.

Ogoni clean-up: Stakeholders call for holistic approach

Some stakeholders have called for holistic approach that will hasten the clean-up of Ogoni land and the Niger Delta.

Governor Wike: Withdraw $500 million from excess crude account to clean up Ogoni land

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to withdraw $500 million from the Excess Crude Account (ECA) to facilitate the clean-up of the impacted Ogoni environment.
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike

Governor Wike accuses federal government of neglecting Niger Delta

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has decried what he described as deliberate neglect of the Niger Delta despite the “untold environmental hardship” being faced by people in the area.
Fegalo Nsuke

MOSOP: Ogoni contributed $100 billion oil money to federal government

The president of the Movement for the Survival of Ogoni People (MOSOP), Fegalo Nsuke, has said that oil producing area of Ogoni land in Rivers State contributed $100billion to the revenues of Federal Government since exploration started.

UNEP petitioned over activities of HYREP, Shell in Ogoniland

Diaspora groups, the National Union of Ogoni Student International and Ogoni Lives Matter INTL have petitioned the United Nations Environmental Program (UNEP) on the activities of Hydrocarbon Pollution Restoration Project (HYPREP) and Shell Petroleum in Ogoniland, Rivers State.
King Baridam Suanu

Paramount ruler tasks federal government on Ogoni clean-up

The Paramount Ruler in Khana Local Government Area in Rivers, King Baridam Suanu, has urged the Federal Government to make visible progress in implementing the Ogoni clean-up project.

Oil firms, federal government raise $180 million for Ogoni clean-up

The Federal Government has revealed that International Oil Companies (IOCs) have made a contribution of $180 million for the Ogoni clean-up exercise which is expected to kick-off in the next two weeks.

Usman Jibril: Ogoni clean-up commences this month

The minister of State for Environment, Mallam Ibrahim Usman Jibril, has said the Ogoniland oil spill clean-up will commence this month.

Rotimi Amaechi: Why some Nigerians don’t want Muhammadu Buhari re-elected

The Director-General of Buhari/Osinbajo Re-election Campaign Organisation, Rotimi Amaechi, has said that some Nigerians are opposed to the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari in 2019, because he will not agree to share public funds for personal use.

Ogoni youths suspend four principal officers for misconduct

The National Executive Committee of Ogoni Youth Federation (OYF) has suspended four of its principal officers for allegedly engaging in activities that are inimical to the growth and development of Ogoniland in Rivers State.

Ogoni clean up: HYPREP deploys 100 coys to study impacted communities

The Hydrocarbon Pollution Remediation Project (HYPREP) said it has deployed over 100 companies to carry out scoping exercise in the impacted communities in Ogoniland.

Niger Delta leaders, stakeholders decry slow pace of Ogoni cleanup

Tension is beginning to mount in the Niger Delta region over the slow pace of Ogoni cleanup, announced by the Federal Government over two years ago.

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