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    Ogoni cleanup: Government, HYPREP, MOSOP and the rest of us

Ogoni cleanup: Government, HYPREP, MOSOP and the rest of us

BY ABRAHAM EKPERUSI Since the emergence of civilian rule in 1999, every administration has been faced with  the burning issue of the Niger Delta struggle for resource control and the environmental degradation affecting the region. Most paramount was the case of the Ogoni people.Although, the government of Olusegun Obansanjo did initiate some groundwork by setting up a presidential initiative for the environmental [...]

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    INTERVIEW: With ground work completed, Ogoni clean-up to start soon, says minister

INTERVIEW: With ground work completed, Ogoni clean-up to start soon, says minister

On June 2, 2016, Acting President Yemi Osinbajo -- on behalf 0f President Muhammadu Buhari -- flagged off the Ogoni clean-up in Bodo, one of the most polluted regions of the Niger Delta and the entire world. Twelve months after, TheCable investigated the state of the clean-up, and found that the it is yet to take full force. In this interview with TheCable, [...]

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    OGONI CLEAN-UP: We don’t want to start on a faulty note, says minister

OGONI CLEAN-UP: We don’t want to start on a faulty note, says minister

Jibril Ibrahim, the minister of state for environment, says the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration does not want to start the clean-up of Ogoniland on a faulty note.In an interview with TheCable, the minister said the past administration employed 150 persons to the Hydrocarborn Pollution and Restoration Project (HYPREP), and 120 of them were without appointment letters.He said the government [...]

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