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SPOTLIGHT: Martha Agbani, the Ogoni activist empowering women through mangrove restoration 

    SPOTLIGHT: Martha Agbani, the Ogoni activist empowering women through mangrove restoration 

Martha Agbani, a 48-year-old environmentalist, said she is touching lives through the work she is doing with nature. She keeps making such a statement with conviction after over four years

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FADING HOPE: Poor power supply, communal feud threaten new water projects in Ogoni

    FADING HOPE: Poor power supply, communal feud threaten new water projects in Ogoni

In 2011, a report by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) noted that — as a matter of emergency — before any clean-up exercise is done in Ogoniland, in Rivers

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INVESTIGATION (I): In Nigeria, refining oil costs more than human lives

    INVESTIGATION (I): In Nigeria, refining oil costs more than human lives

BY GABRIEL OGUNJOBI Rivers and Delta are two of the ten oil-producing states in the Niger Delta region. In many instances, oil exploration and the situation of the refineries have

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FG to train 5,000 Ogoni youths on sustainable alternative livelihood 

    FG to train 5,000 Ogoni youths on sustainable alternative livelihood 

The federal government says it will train 5000 youths on sustainable alternative livelihood as part of the implementation of the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) recommendations on the rehabilitation of Ogoniland. 

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Reps panel tackles NOSDRA over quality of work on Ogoni clean-up

  Reps panel tackles NOSDRA over quality of work on Ogoni clean-up

A house of representatives committee has tackled the National Oil Spill Detection and Response Agency (NOSDRA) over the quality of

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Elumelu’s TNOG acquires 45% of OML 17 from Shell, Total, ENI in $1.1bn deal

  Elumelu’s TNOG acquires 45% of OML 17 from Shell, Total, ENI in $1.1bn deal

Heirs Holdings, in partnership with Transnational Corporation of Nigeria Plc, on Friday announced the “unconditional acquisition” of a 45 per

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Oil spill: CODE kicks off project to help Oyigbo, Ogoni hold govt accountable

  Oil spill: CODE kicks off project to help Oyigbo, Ogoni hold govt accountable

Connected Development (CODE), in collaboration with Ford Foundation, is supporting local leaders in grassroots villages in Rivers State to demand

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S’court dismisses Shell’s bid to review N17bn Ogoni judgement debt

  S’court dismisses Shell’s bid to review N17bn Ogoni judgement debt

The supreme court, on Friday, dismissed a suit filed by Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria (SPDC), seeking the review

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CSOs to FG: There’s little to show for N137bn allocated for Ogoni clean-up

  CSOs to FG: There’s little to show for N137bn allocated for Ogoni clean-up

The Cordaid-led Strategic Partnership (SP) lobby and advocacy programme, made up of various civil society organisations (CSOs), has expressed dissatisfaction

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OBITUARY: Naagbanton, activist who sued Shell for pollution of Ogoni community and won

  OBITUARY: Naagbanton, activist who sued Shell for pollution of Ogoni community and won

The Centre for Environment, Human Rights and Development (CEHRD), a non-governmental organisation, has announced the death of its founder, Patrick

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