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Rivers Lawmaker calls for patience on Ogoni clean-up

Ogoni clean-up

An APC lawmaker representing Eleme Constituency in the Rivers Assembly, Hon. Josiah Olu has enjoined pressure groups agitating against the delayed Ogoni clean-up to be patient with the Federal Government. Olu made the appeal in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday in Port Harcourt. He said that the Ogoni clean-up required extensive planning, scientific analysis, ...

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Impact of Oil Spills on Coastal Areas in Nigeria

Oil spills

Earlier this week, it was reported in the Vanguard that “The Movement for the Survival of Ogoni People, MOSOP, expressed fears over the continuous deferral in the commencement of the actual cleanup of Ogoni land. MOSOP stated that Ogoni lands and water were still polluted, adding that the people could not resume fishing and farming due to the delay in ...

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What You Probably Never Knew About Ogoniland

Ogoniland

Ogoniland is a region in the South-East of Nigeria. The land and people of the region have been subjected to various incidents of human rights violation, injustice, environmental pollution, degradation and hazards over the years by the actions and the inactions of the Federal Government of Nigeria and the Oil companies situated in its domain. In this article we highlight ...

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MOSOP cautions indigenes against bunkering

MOSOP cautions indigenes against bunkering

The Guardian reports that the Movement for the Survival of Ogoni People (MOSOP) has urged the indigenes to guard against illegal bunkering in the area. The group warned that bunkering would lead to further pollution of Ogoni-land and render the clean-up exercise futile. According to The Guardian, the President of MOSOP, Legborsi Pyagbara stated this at the 2017 celebration of ...

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