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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 work in the ongoing Ogoni clean-up exercise in Rivers state. 

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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 cent participating interest in OML 17 through TNOG Oil and

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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 greater accountability for resources allocated to them. Connected Development, led

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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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Ogoni 9: Dutch court to hear widows’ suit against Shell

  Ogoni 9: Dutch court to hear widows’ suit against Shell

The Hague district court on Wednesday ruled that it has jurisdiction to hear the case brought by Esther Kiobel and

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Inside Ogoni village where oil spill wipes off ’10 persons every week’

  Inside Ogoni village where oil spill wipes off ’10 persons every week’

Eight months after she lost her daughter to oil spill, Annkio Kie (not real name) is still struggling to fight

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There’s no going back on Ogoni clean-up, says minister

  There’s no going back on Ogoni clean-up, says minister

Ibrahim Jibril, minister of environment, says the federal government will commence the clean-up of Ogoniland before the month runs out.

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