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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.
President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with all the 2019 Nigerian pilgrims over the successful completion of their Hajj rites and the Eid-el-Kabeer celebration.

[email protected]: President Buhari begs Nigerians to change their attitude

President Muhammadu Buhari has on Tuesday, asked Nigerians to change their attitudes, noting that their behaviors and lawlessness fight against his blueprint for a change in the country.
President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with all the 2019 Nigerian pilgrims over the successful completion of their Hajj rites and the Eid-el-Kabeer celebration.

President Buhari: Why we move NDDC from presidency to Niger Delta ministry

President Muhammadu Buhari says the recent redeployment of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) to the Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs is meant to enhance quality of life of people of the region.
President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with all the 2019 Nigerian pilgrims over the successful completion of their Hajj rites and the Eid-el-Kabeer celebration.

[email protected]: President Buhari’s independence day speech — full text

Remember the sacrifices made by our Founders and great leaders past; by soldiers, by distinguished public servants; by traditional leaders, by our workers —- sacrifices on which Nigeria has been built over the 59 years since Independence in 1960; and
President Buhari receiving Report of the Technical Advisory Committee on the Implementation of the National Minimum Wage in State House on 25th Mar 2019 2

[email protected]: President Buhari orders release of N600 billion for capital expenditure

As Nigeria marks its 59th independence anniversary, President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the Ministry of Finance, Budget and National Planning to release the sum of N600 billion for capital expenditure within a three-month time frame.

Ogoni clean-up: Paramount ruler urges federal government to mobilise contractors

The Paramount Ruler of Bodo City in Rivers, King John Beredon, has urged the Federal Government to mobilise contractors to site to commence the remediation and recovery stage of the Ogoni Clean-up programme.
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IYC: President Buhari’s victory testament of level of acceptance

The Ijaw Youth Council (IYC) Worldwide has hailed President Muhammadu Buhari following his victory in the just-concluded election.

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.

Goodluck Diigbo: MOSOP has been abolished

The president of the Ogoni Central Indigenous Authority (OCIA), Goodluck Diigbo, has said the Movement for the Survival of Ogoni People (MOSOP) has been abolished, warning the public against impostors.
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.
President Buhari receives in audience President of Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) in State House on 19th Oct 2018 2

Muhammadu Buhari: It’ll take decades to reverse environmental problem in Niger Delta

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that the environmental problems in the Niger Delta region that have affected livelihood of the people will linger for long before it could be reversed.

MOSOP: Ogoni clean-up programme not politicized

Mr Legborsi Pyagbara, President, Movement for the Survival of Ogoni People (MOSOP) has dismissed comments in some quarters that the Ogoni clean-up programme is being politicized.

Ledum Mitee, others petition VP Osinbajo over Ogoni clean-up

Prominent elders of Ogoniland have petitioned the Vice President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo, over attempts by the Hydrocarbon Pollution and Remediation Project (HYPREP) to tie the clean-up of Ogoniland to resumption of oil and gas production in the area.

The real price of “Change The Change” campaign [II]

On Tuesday, May 29, 2018, the Buhari/Osinbajo led government will clock three years in office. With elections less than a year ahead, this period of people-oriented governance has been a great success. The administration has fared very well in various policy fronts. There is a long list of achievements to flaunt.

Ibe Kachikwu: Niger Delta militants almost crippled Nigeria in 2015

The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu, on Wednesday indicated that but for the timely interventions of the government, first through back-channel consultations and then open dialogues with militants who resumed bombing of oil facilities in the Niger Delta in 2015, the country could have been crippled.

FEC sets up committee to ensure completion of East-West road

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Wednesday approved a four-member ministerial committee saddled with the responsibility of ensuring speedy completion of the East-West road in the Niger Delta and N142.5 billion for construction of roads across the country.

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