Experts canvas solar energy to combat climate change

Stakeholders in the energy sector have advocated the deployment of a well coordinated solar energy programme in the country to mitigate the adverse effects...

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)...

Uduaghan lauds report on oil spill in Niger Delta

Delta State Governor, Emmanuel Uduaghan has lauded the recent report by Amnesty International, which pointedly accused the persistent wide spread oil spill in the...

Laws against oil spillage weak, says NOSDRA

The Chairman, Board of National Oil Spill Detention and Response Agency, Maj. Lancelot Ayanya (rtd), has said that the Act under which the agency...

Rights activists commemorate Saro-Wiwa’s death

In remembrance of his untiring struggle for justice and a good environment, rights activists Sunday commemorated the death of playwright and activist, Ken Saro-Wiwa,...

Crude oil leakage discovered in Bayelsa community

An underwater leakage of crude oil from a pipeline belonging to Eni/Agip facility, was, weekend, discovered near Atonye Kiri fishing settlement in Nembe Local...

Shell disagrees with Amnesty, CEHRD over oil spills investigations

The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria, SPDC, has described as “unsubstantiated assertions”, a recent statement by Amnesty International and the Centre for Environment,...

Amnesty International questions Nigeria oil spill narrative

Shell's claims about the likely causes of frequent oil spills in the Niger Delta region of Nigeria are questionable, Amnesty International said. AI published a...

A’Ibom to compensate oil spill victims

The Akwa Ibom State Government has set up a committee comprising management of ExxonMobil and leaders of the host communities to discuss and proffer...

2011 oil spill – Reps investigate Shell over host communities

The House of Representatives Committee on Environment has promised to investigate Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company (SNEPCO) for its failure to honour its...

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