• Niger Delta farmers, fishermen abandon occupation over oil pollution

    Niger Delta farmers, fishermen abandon occupation over oil pollution

    The Centre for Peace and Environmental Justice, CEPEJ, Monday, expressed concern that many fishermen and peasant farmers in the oil-rich Niger Delta region, especially Delta State, have deserted their long-established fishing and farming occupation because of the nonstop pollution of their environment by multi-national oil companies, pipeline vandals and oil bunkerers.

    National coordinator of the group, Mr. Sheriff Mulade, in a statement, said: “Our farmers and fishermen are being forced out of their age- long occupation as a result of the […]

  • Fishermen recover two bodies from river in Yobe

    Fishermen recover two bodies from river in Yobe

    Muhammadu Fari, State Commandant, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Yobe, said fishermen recovered corpses of two boys from River Nguru on Wednesday.

    Mr. Muhammad told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), in Damaturu on Thursday that the boys were likely aged between 13 and 14 years, and that investigation was in progress to ascertain their identity and cause of death.

    The commandant urged parents and guardians to monitor the movement of their wards to avoid the waters as the rain […]

  • See the Massive Shark Caught by Fishermen in a River (Photos)

    See the Massive Shark Caught by Fishermen in a River (Photos)

    You won’t believe the size of this massive shark caught by a group of fishermen dubbed the biggest in Britain.

    This has been dubbed the biggest shark ever caught in a British water.

    The huge animal caught off the north Cornwall coast on Sunday and it weighed in at 26st (368lb).

    According to reports, Dan Hawkins 33, of Taunton, Somerset who caught the fish said: “The shark was tempted using a whole mackerel hook bait and was landed after a powerful struggle lasting […]