• FG’s Ogoni clean up flag off, mere jamboree – Group

    FG’s Ogoni clean up flag off, mere jamboree – Group

    An environmental group, Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria, ERA/FOEN, has given the Federal Government a knock over the recent flag-off the clean-up of Ogoni, Rivers State, saying that apart from the usual fan fair, there was no serious commitment by the government to the exercise.

    Executive Director of ERA/FOEN, Dr. Godwin Ojo, who expressed dismay over what he described as lack of commitment by the Federal Government to the clean-up of Ogoni during the World Environment Day in Abuja, […]

  • Why Ijaw nation was absent at Ogoni Clean-up flag off – INC

    Why Ijaw nation was absent at Ogoni Clean-up flag off – INC

    According to reports, the Ijaw National Congress, INC, has said that the Ijaw nation was absent at the flag off of clean up of oil spill in Ogoniland of Rivers state because of the challenges faced by Ijaw communities who were caught in the web of the bombing of oil assets and killing of security forces by the militants in Niger Delta waterways.

    Dr. Bello Orubebe, National Secretary of the Boma Obuoforibo led INC disclosed this at a briefing in Warri, […]

  • Fayose flags off construction of first flyover in Ekiti

    Fayose flags off construction of first flyover in Ekiti

    Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose has flagged off the construction of the first flyover in Ekiti State. Speaking at the ceremony on Tuesday, Governor Fayose explained that the flyover, which is going to be about two kilometers, would cost the State Government over 7 billion Naira.

    The Governor, who flagged off the flyover in Ado Ekiti, the capital of Ekiti State, also assured the people of adequate supervision of the project as well as availability of fund. The contractor handling the […]