How oil spills ‘lubricate’ migration from Nigeria

How oil spills ‘lubricate’ migration from Nigeria

According to the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA), migration streams within Africa are larger than those out of Africa. In a report released in 2016, UNECA said about 31 The post How oil spills ‘lubricate’ migration from Nigeria appeared first on TheCable. ...
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Residents protest against alleged Ogoni clean-up abandonment

Residents protest against alleged Ogoni clean-up abandonment

Okechukwu Nnodim, Abuja Residents of Ogoni in Rivers State on Thursday staged a protest against the alleged abandonment of the clean-up of their communities by the Federal Government and oil companies operating in the region. The Ogoni residents took their pro...
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Niger Delta: 10 refineries reach advanced stage, Ogoni clean-up record progress – Osinbajo

Niger Delta: 10 refineries reach advanced stage, Ogoni clean-up record progress – Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said the Buhari administration is committed to promoting the establishment of privately financed modular refineries... Read » Niger Delta: 10 refineries reach advanced stage, Ogoni clean-up record progress – Osinbajo on...
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Ogoni Clean-up: ERA trains 50 monitors

Ogoni Clean-up: ERA trains 50 monitors

THE Environ-mental Rights Action, ERA, Friends of the Earth Nigeria, has trained no fewer than 50 persons on toxic management to monitor the clean-up exercise in the area by the Hydrocarbon Pollution Re-mediation Project, HYPREP. The trainees, drawn from the f...
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Reps decline to observe minute-silence for Saro-Wiwa, say his execution was lawful

Reps decline to observe minute-silence for Saro-Wiwa, say his execution was lawful

The House of Representatives on Tuesday kicked against a proposal by Rep. Kingsley Chinda (PDP-Rivers) to observe a minute’s silence in honour of the late environmentalist, Ken Saro-Wiwa, 22 years after he passed on. Saro-Wiwa was executed alongside eigh...
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Ogoni clean-up: ‘Nothing concrete has been done’ — MOSOP gives FG December deadline

Ogoni clean-up: ‘Nothing concrete has been done’ — MOSOP gives FG December deadline

The Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (MOSOP) says “nothing concrete” has been done regarding the clean-up of Ogoni land. At a press briefing in Port Harcourt, Rivers The post Ogoni clean-up: ‘Nothing concrete has been done’ —...
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INTERVIEW: With ground work completed, Ogoni clean-up to start soon, says minister

INTERVIEW: With ground work completed, Ogoni clean-up to start soon, says minister

On June 2, 2016, Acting President Yemi Osinbajo — on behalf 0f President Muhammadu Buhari — flagged off the Ogoni clean-up in Bodo, one of the most polluted regions ofThe post INTERVIEW: With ground work completed, Ogoni clean-up to start soon, say...
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OGONI CLEAN-UP: Work has begun, says Laolu Akande

OGONI CLEAN-UP: Work has begun, says Laolu Akande

Laolu Akande, spokesperson of Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, says work has already begun on the clean-up of Ogoniland. TheCable had reported that the clean-up was yet to commence one yearThe post OGONI CLEAN-UP: Work has begun, says Laolu Akande appeared firs...
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OGONI CLEAN-UP: We don’t want to start on a faulty note, says minister

OGONI CLEAN-UP: We don’t want to start on a faulty note, says minister

Jibril Ibrahim, the minister of state for environment, says the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration does not want to start the clean-up of Ogoniland on a faulty note. In an exclusiveThe post OGONI CLEAN-UP: We don’t want to start on a...
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OGONI IN AGONY: One year after flag-off, not a drop of spilled oil has been cleaned as residents await ‘due date with death’

OGONI IN AGONY: One year after flag-off, not a drop of spilled oil has been cleaned as residents await ‘due date with death’

“I was with [Kenule] Saro-wiwa in 1992, 1993 when this manifold was shut, following some environmental threats,” Christian Lekova Kpandei, tells TheCable as he struggles to keep his motorcycle stableThe post OGONI IN AGONY: One year after flag-off,...
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