Illegal refining threatens $1bn Ogoni cleanup exercise

Addressing State House reporters at the weekend, the coordinator for the Hydrocarbon Pollution Remediation Project, (HYPREP), Marvin Dekilby, said activities of illegal and artisanal...

Sulphurous fuels flow to Nigeria, others as they defer tougher rules

Nigeria and several other West African states are not expected to implement rules banning imports of sulphur-heavy fuels until Dec. 1 at the earliest...

FG institutes programme to end gas flaring in N Delta

The Special Adviser to the President on Niger Delta Affairs, Paul Boroh has said that the federal government will soon introduce a programme to...

Nigeria loses N96bn to gas flaring over 5 months – NNPC

Oil and gas companies operating in the country flared a total of 108.91 billion standard cubic feet of natural gas in the first five...

Environmental firms begin remediation work on Ogoni cleanup

An environmental firm, Hydrocarbon Pollution Remediation Project (HYPREP) has commenced preliminary remediation work on Ogoni cleanup, The Guardian reports. The project coordinator, Mr. Marvin Dekil...

Shell releases $10m as it reaffirms commitment to Ogoni cleanup

Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria (SPDC), has said it will continue to support the cleanup process of Ogoni communities in Rivers State, adding...

Exxonmobil denies oil spills in Ibeno as community youths protest

An oil spill suspected to have emanated from the facility of American oil major, ExxonMobil has triggered another round of protests by youths in...

Power plants to be built on gas flare sites – FG

The Federal Government has developed a new strategy contained in the National Gas Policy recently approved by the Federal Executive Council (FEC), which is...

Innovative data platform allows thousands of digital activists to track oil spills in Nigeria

The latest project from a revolutionary crowdsourcing platform will engage thousands of digital volunteers to help Amnesty International ensure justice for communities devastated by...

West Africa launches green investment platform

In the quest to implementing the Paris Agreement and achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), three organisations convened a round table discussion focused on...

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