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Polluted N’Delta Communities Can Sue In English Courts, UK S’Court Rules

The United Kingdom’s Supreme Court has ruled that oil-polluted Niger Delta communities can sue Shell subsidiaries in Nigeria in English courts. The decision is a victory for the communities after a five-year battle, and overturns a Court of Appeal ruling.…

Preserving the environment: The SIFCA group reaffirms its commitment to “Zero deforestation”

Utrecht, 12th February 2021 – The SIFCA group and Satelligence have signed a partnership agreement, supported by Proparco’s technical assistance program, for satellite monitoring of plantations of said group. More specifically, for the group, a major player in the agro-industry…

Despite Petitions & Mounting Pressure, Namibian Government Proceeds with Sale of 3% of Country’s Last Elephants

The country’s Environment Ministry is defending the January 29 auction as a conservation strategy, but conservations say the move is based on false population statistics, disputed claims of human-elephant conflict and puts 3% of Namibia’s last elephants up for sale…

Asteven Energy delivers Africa’s First Solar Road Tunnels to Kwara State Government

Completes the final phase of the Light Up Kwara Project Setting the stage for a green urban city with huge CO2 emissions reduction Asteven Energy Group, a leading indigenous clean energy company in Nigeria, made history, penultimate Friday as the…

Fishermen report oil spill at Chevron’s facility in Bayelsa coastline

Some fishermen from Koluama in Southern Ijaw Local Government Area of Bayelsa raised the alarm in a chat with newsmen on Sunday, January 17, 2021 in Yenagoa, the state capital. The fishermen, who operate on shallow waters near the ocean,…

IRENA’s World Energy Transition Day to Kick-Start Crucial Assembly Meeting

Agency’s 11th Assembly brings almost 2000 participants including 70 Ministers together virtually to set the course for a year of critical energy discussions The International Renewable Energy Agency’s (IRENA) Eleventh Assembly will get underway virtually from tomorrow (Monday) setting the…

Oil spillage: ERA knocks NOSDRA, Bayelsa Government over tepid response

The National Oil Spill Detection and Response Agency (NOSDRA), and the Bayelsa State Government have come under attack for allegedly failing to act over an oil spill that occurred in Akassa, Brass Local Government Area of the state. The Environmental…

SPDC completes sale of interest in Oil Mining Lease 17

The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC), has completed the sale of its 30% interest in Oil Mining Lease (OML) 17 in the Eastern Niger Delta, and associated infrastructure, to TNOG Oil and Gas Limited, a related company…

IRENA and African Development Bank Partner to Scale up Renewables Investments in Africa

The Bank’s partnership with IRENA will support Africa’s energy transition and our goal to achieve universal access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy in Africa by 2030.” – Bank VP Kevin Kariuki “This agreement represents the type of coordinated…

FG GRANTS WATER USE LICENSES TO KANO STATE WATER BOARD

The Federal Government through the Nigeria Integrated Water Resources Management Commission (NIWRMC) granted six (6) water use licenses to the Kano State Water Board for official extraction of water and to aide them in the expansion of the water wells…

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