Monday, December 9, 2019

Environment

Ogoni at risk of military massacre

Ahead of what is a forceful push to excavate some sites in Ogoni under acclaimed implementation of UNEP Report, a build up is in place for soldiers of the Nigerian Military to...

FG promises to clean up oil-polluted Ogoni areas

After decades of battling with environmental degradation from oil spills, the Ogoni people in Nigeria’s oil rich region of Niger Delta have won an apparent environmental victory. The Federal...

Trans Forcados Pipeline gutted by fire

Fire has occurred at a spill site along the Trans Forcados Pipine within the Chanomi Creeks in Yeye community of Burutu Local Government Area of Delta. Mr Sylvester Okoh,...

Lagos rains halt operation ‘show me your licence’

A traffic safety operation in Lagos, Nigeria's most populous state, to weed out drivers without licenses has been disrupted by heavy rain that flooded roads and caused a traffic gridlock.

50% of FCT residents defecate openly

The Federal Ministry of Water Resources claimed that no less than 50 per cent of residents of Nigeria’s capital, Abuja defecate openly, because of the non-availability of public toilets.

Access Road: Karu community leader seeks N1m

Chief Maikefi Jonathan, the community leader of Ebba in Karu Local Government Area, Nasarawa State on Wednesday said he was seeking at least one million naira to revive his community’s access road.

Gorillas pose for selfie with DR Congo anti-poaching unit

Two gorillas have been photographed posing for a relaxed selfie with the rangers who rescued them as babies. The image was taken at a gorilla orphanage in Virunga National...

Genetically Modified Food: Safe or Not Safe

The consumption of Genetically Modified Food, presently in large stock on shelves of major supermarkets across the country could pose great danger to consumers and the environment. Dr Cashmir...

MOSOP welcomes Advisory Committee, commends Zarwa

The Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (MOSOP) has welcomed the eventual set up of the Central Representative Advisory Committee (CRAC) and is pleased with its composition and...

Landslide hits Bayelsa community

A major landslide has destroyed 10 houses in Odi community, Kolokuma-Opokuma Area Council of Bayelsa State. A resident in Odi, James Dounana, attributed the landslide to marine erosion, saying...