OILWATCH LAMU DECLARATION DEMANDS TRANSIT TO RENEWABLE ENERGY, RESPECT FOR COMMUNITY LAND TENURE SYSTEM

OILWATCH AFRICA LAMU DECLARATION Beyond Fossil Fuels Oilwatch Africa network members, Lamu community representatives, non-governmental organisations (NGOs), community-based organisations (CBOs) met in Lamu Kenya, on 7th and 8th August, 2018 at a conference on the theme: Beyond Fossil Fuels. The conference considered the politics of fossil fuel extractions, the impacts of fossil fuels on the continent and the […]

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DISASTERS: NATIONAL AND MAN-MADE BY Owei Lakemfa

Human beings have not treated the environment well. This has resulted in climate change. What we are witnessing is a ferocious fight back by nature. The Holy Books say God gave humanity dominion over the earth, but we have taken nature for granted and are realising that dictatorship, impunity and arbitrariness cannot be tolerated not […]

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NIGER DELTA YOUTHS WANT FG TO STOP USING NEPOTISM AS A FACTOR FOR DEVELOPMENT

    The Niger Delta Youths Environmental  has called on the federal government to stop using nepotism as factor in the development of the Niger Delta as well as in the Nigerian government. Below is a communiqué Issued at the End of the Second Niger Delta Youth Environment Summit held on July 24, 2018 at […]

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CEPEJ WARNS AGAINST DANGERS OF INDISCRIMINATE DISPOSAL OF PLASTICS

The National Coordinator Centre for Peace and Environmental Justice (CEPEJ), Comr.Sheriff Mulade has appealed to Nigerians and particularly the people of Niger Delta region,to reduce the use of plastics to protect the environment. The foremost NGO boss of Delta State made the appeal in Abuja today to commemorate the 2018 World Environment Day (WED). According […]

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HOW NIGERIA-MOROCCO GAS PIPELINE PROJECT WILL HARM AFRICAN’S INTEREST

In December 2016, an announcement was made of a nearly 5000 km Nigeria-Morocco offshore gas pipeline which at today’s prices will cost an estimated 20 billion US dollars. In reality, the actual costs will likely be much higher. This pipeline would be a continuation of the existing 678 km long West African Gas pipeline (WAGP) […]

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BIG BREAKTHROUGH IN POWER GENERATION: NIGERIAN ENGINEER SAYS POWER CAN BE GENERATED FROM THUNDER LIGHTENING

A Nigerian engineer, Obayagbona Emmanuel Imafidon, has revealed that he has invented a power-generating device that can solve the problem power outage in the country. In an interview with Guardian, the graduate of Electrical Engineering from the Institute of Management and Technology in Enugu said he could generate power from thunder lightning and that he […]

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DELTA GOVT. FINES SHOPRITE FOR ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTION

The management of Asaba Mall famously called Shoprite have paid the sum of Two Hundred and Fifty Thousand Naira (N250,000.00) as fine to the coffers of the Delta State Government for deliberately disposing contaminated and untreated liquid waste into drains in the State Capital.   This development was made public by the State Commissioner for […]

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GOV. WIKE: RIVERS SOOT CAUSED BY FG. SECURITY AGENCIES, ILLEGAL OIL REFINERS, BUNKERS

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has called on those planning to demonstrate against the presence of soot to channel their protest to the Federal Government.   He said the Federal Government is strictly responsible for the degradation and pollution of the Rivers environment.   Speaking in Government House Port Harcourt on Monday during the […]

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