Bayelsa community decries impact of oil leak from Agip oil field

The people of Kalaba community in Bayelsa have bemoaned the impact of an oil leak from an oil field operated by Nigerian Agip Oil...

Tension as NAOC oil spill affects Delta community

There is tension in Idheze community, Isoko South Local Government Area, Delta State, following an oil spill from a major Nigeria  Agip Oil Company (NAOC)...

Oil spillage: EFO turns down group’s request for N750m palliative

The Ecological Fund Office has turned down the N750m fund request from the leaders of the 350 communities affected by the massive crude oil...

Kaduna, Kano look to generate electricity from solid waste

Kano and Kaduna state governments have concluded plans to generate electricity from solid waste. Environmental officials in the two states gave the indication in separate...

Shell begins crude recovery operation at Kolo Creek

The management of Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) have said that it has commenced the recovery of spilled crude following leak from its Kolo...

Trump’s abandonment of Paris Climate Agreement detrimental to Africa – Experts

Environmental activists and politicians said Friday that U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to abandon the 2015 Paris Climate Agreement was going to be “detrimental”...

NOSDRA holds pre-NOSCP activation forum

The National Oil Spill Detection and Response Agency, NOSDRA, recently convened in Abuja a preparatory meeting for the 2013 National Oil Spill Contingency Plan,...

Militancy exacerbated by non-clean up of Ogoniland – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, in Nairobi, Kenya, said that non-clean up of oil spillages in the Niger Delta especially in Ogoniland, was responsible for the...

Sanusi cautions banks on oil, gas financing

Banks should consider the environmental impact of their financing and investments, especially when they concern the oil sector, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN)...

ERA demands audit of Agip safety procedures following pipeline explosions

Environmental Rights Action/Friends of Earth Nigeria, ERA/FoEN, has called for a comprehensive audit of safety procedures at Agip oilfields in Bayelsa State following rising...

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