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    Metro INVESTIGATION: Nigerian government awarded N690m Ogoni cleanup contracts to unqualified firms - Premium Times

    Fresh facts have emerged on how the Federal Ministry of Environment awarded consultancy contracts worth N690 million to two unqualified companies in the ongoing remediation of hydrocarbon pollution in Ogoniland. read more
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    Politics INVESTIGATION: How Buhari administration awarded Ogoni cleanup contracts to unqualified firms – Premium Times Nigeria

    In what seems like a parody of the clean-up of the heavily polluted Ogoni land, a PREMIUM TIMES investigation has revealed that almost all of the 16 companies awarded contracts for the first phase of the exercise by the Buhari administration have no experience whatsoever in the … Read more...
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    Politics Ken Saro-Wiwa Jnr: 7 Things You Should Know About The Late Ogoni Son

    Ken Saro-Wiwa Jr, the eldest son of late environmental rights activist, Ken Saro-Wiwa is dead. He was reportedly to suffered stroke last Saturday and was placed on life support but he didn’t make it. - He was born in 1968, ‎ - Ken Wiwa, popularly known as Ken Saro-Wiwa Jr was an international...
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    Metro No Activity at Ogoniland One Month After Buhari Flagged Off Cleanup Exercise

    Work is yet to begin on the cleanup of Ogoniland a month after President Muhammadu Buhari flagged off the exercise, Daily Independent reports. Contractors are yet to begin work on cleaning up the polluted lands, reports say. According to HRH Suanu Baridam, the Chairman, Council of Ogoni...
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    Politics Buhari Didn't Cancel His Trip to Ogoniland- Presidency

    The Presidency has reacted to reports that Nigeria's President, Muhammadu Buhari, canceled his scheduled trip to Ogoniland in Rivers state on Thursday. Buhari was supposed to flag off a massive oil spillage clean up exercise in the region. It was generally reported that he cancelled the trip-...
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    Politics Why President Buhari Refused to Show up at Ogoniland [SAHARA REPORTERS]

    A report from Sahara Reporters has alleged reasons why Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari canceled his one-day trip to Ogoniland in Rivers state. Mr. Buhari was scheduled to flag-off a massive exercise to clean up the areas which has been polluted by oil wastes in Ogoni on Thursday. "The...
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    Politics Gov Wike Bans Movement of Motorcycles and Tricycles Ahead of Buhari's Visit to Ogoniland

    Rivers State Governor, Mr. Nyesom Wike, has placed a temporary ban on the movement of motorcyles and tricycles in the Khana and Gokhana LGAs of Rivers state ahead of President Muhammadu Buhari's visit. In a state broadcast on Wednesday, the governor said the ban would be effective between 6am...
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    Politics READ: Gov Wike's Words in Anticipation of Buhari's Visit to Ogoniland

    Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has some words (in colorful tones) about President Muhammadu Buhari's visit to Ogoniland to launch a large scale clean-up exercise of the polluted lands in the area. According to him, Buhari's visit is “historic” in two ways: one, it was his first to the...
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    Politics APC Reveals What Governor Wike Is Planning To Do To Buhari in Ogoniland Tomorrow

    Rivers State Chapter of All Progressives Congress (APC) has alleged that the Rivers State governor, Nyesom Wike has concluded plans to sponsor members of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, thugs and hoodlums to protest and disrupt the visit of President Muhammadu Buhari to Rivers State to flag...
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    Metro Ogoni Clean-Up: 8 Things Nigerian Needs to Know

    The environmental restoration of Ogoniland could prove to be the world's most wide-ranging and long term oil clean-up exercise ever undertaken if contaminated drinking water, land, creeks and important ecosystems such as mangroves are to be brought back to full, productive health. A major new...
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    Metro Reps Committee Visits 80-year-old Beaten by Soldiers in Ogoni Land [See VIDEO]

    80- year-old Comfort could not walk, neither could she utter a phrase when members of the Nigerian House of Representatives visited her. She was allegedly beaten up by men of the Nigerian Army for no reason. According to eyewitnesses records, she was battered with objects and dragged on floor...
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    Politics President Buhari to Visit Ogoniland [DailyPost]

    President Muhammadu Buhari has redoubled his commitment towards ensuring that UNEP Report on Ogoniland is implemented in few weeks. This follows the unannounced Monday visit of the Minister of Environment, Amina Mohammed to Ogoniland. According to DailyPost, the Minister was in Ogoniland on...
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