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  1. Mining, Energy Policies, And Climate Change Shrink Lake Chad And Associated Rivers

    24 Nov 2018- 12:22 by Local Press Report ABUJA Leadership Speaking at the stakeholder’s engagement on contextualizing Nigeria’s water resource management in mining and energy policies in Abuja, yesterday, Executive Director, Global Rights and host communi ...

    Local Press Report - 11/24/2018 - 12:22

  2. Nigerian President Cancels Appearance at Niger Delta Oil Clean-Up Launch

    2 Jun 2016- 11:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PORT HARCOURT, Nigeria Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on June 2nd abruptly cancelled a planned trip to the country’s Rivers State to launch the $1 billion USD Niger Delta clean-up project. Local media quot ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/02/2016 - 11:47

  3. Two More Nigerian Communities Sue Shell Over Niger Delta Oil Spills

    2 Mar 2016- 10:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom The Ogale and Bille communities from Nigeria’s Rivers State are suing oil giant Shell in a London court over contamination in the Niger Delta. They are being represented by British law fi ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/02/2016 - 10:45

  4. COP21’s “Resilience Day” Sees Launch of Paris Pact, #ClimateIsWater Initiative

    3 Dec 2015- 10:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PARIS, France The third day of the COP21 climate talks in Paris on December 2nd, designated “Resilience Day,” saw a number of initiatives launched under the Lima to Paris Action Agenda (LPAA). The LPAA seeks to ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/03/2015 - 10:15

  5. New Report Accuses Shell of Lying About Niger Delta Clean-Up

    4 Nov 2015- 11:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom Oil giant Shell has lied about cleaning up areas of the Niger Delta that have been affected by oil spills, two human rights groups said in a new report issued this week. The report, " ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/04/2015 - 11:23

  6. Nigeria Announces Trust Fund for Niger Delta Clean-Up; Amnesty International Calls on Shell to Step Up

    7 Aug 2015- 10:49 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom Shell must overhaul its clean-up methods and match the Nigerian government’s commitment to address oil pollution in the Niger Delta, international human rights watchdog Amnesty Internatio ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/07/2015 - 10:50

  7. Nigeria Pledges to Supply Water to Niger Delta Communities

    10 Mar 2015- 10:52 by Local Press Report ABUJA The News The Federal Government on Monday promised that about 57 communities in five states in the Niger Delta Region would benefit from the government’s community water project. The promise was echoed by Dr. ...

    Local Press Report - 03/10/2015 - 10:52

  8. EU, Nigeria Sign MoU on Water Projects in Niger Delta

    19 Feb 2015- 10:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ABUJA, Nigeria The European Union has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Nigerian government to promote water projects in the country's oil-rich Niger Delta region. The MoU was signed last week ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/19/2015 - 10:39

  9. Shell Pays $84 Million to Niger Delta Communities Affected by Oil Spills

    9 Jan 2015- 10:44 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom Human rights watchdog Amnesty International and Nigerian NGO the Center for Environment, Human Rights and Development (CEHRD) announced this week that oil giant Shell has finally paid out ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/14/2015 - 11:27

  10. Niger Gets $190 Million for Dam Project

    24 Nov 2014- 10:41 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NIAMEY, Niger Niger has secured $190.39 million USD to fund construction of a 130-mwgawatt earth dyke hydropower dam on the Niger River. The country’s Planning Minister, Amadou Boubacar Cisse, said last week t ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/24/2014 - 10:41

  11. Shell Minimized Impact of Oil Spills in Nigeria: Amnesty International

    18 Nov 2014- 10:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom Documents submitted by Shell as part of a UK court case show that the oil giant repeatedly minimized the size and impact of two major oil spills in Bodo, Nigeria, in an attempt to minimi ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/19/2014 - 11:20

  12. New Report Criticizes Nigerian Government Response to Ogoniland Oil Pollution

    14 Nov 2014- 10:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PORT HARCOURT, Nigeria Nigerian NGO the Social Development Integrated Center (Social Action) this week released a new report that highlights serious shortcomings in the Nigerian government’s response to oil po ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/14/2014 - 10:21

  13. Gold Panning in Niger River Threatens $140 Million Water Project

    23 Sep 2014- 10:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BAMAKO, Mali Traditional gold mining methods in Mali pose a threat to ongoing construction work at the $140 million USD Kabala water treatment plant near the capital, Bamako. Various stakeholders warned during ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/24/2014 - 12:49

  14. Nigeria, Shell Fail to Clean Up Oil Pollution in Niger Delta: Report

    5 Aug 2014- 10:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom A new report from a coalition of environmental and human rights groups warned that Nigeria and oil giant Royal Dutch Shell have taken “almost no meaningful action” to clean up pollution c ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/06/2014 - 12:45

  15. Shell Accused of Falsifying Niger Delta Oil Spill Reports

    8 Nov 2013- 10:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom International human rights group Amnesty International has accused Royal Dutch Shell, through its Nigerian subsidiary, Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Ltd., of falsifying i ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/08/2013 - 10:19

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