Oil Spills: HOUSE OF REPS COMMITTEE RESPONDS TO PETITION, VISITS OGONI COMMUNITIES; AS RT. HON. DEKOR APPLAUDS AFFECTED COMMUNITIES FOR PEACEFUL DISPOSITION

Press Statement Some communities in Gokana Local Government Area, Rivers State, may soon have cause to cheer up following a fact finding visit by the House of Representatives Committee on Host Communities on Thursday, to ascertain the extent of damages caused by oil spills on their waters and farmlands. The Chairman of the House Committee on Host Communities, Rt. Hon. Dumnamene Robinson Dekor, who led … Continue reading Oil Spills: HOUSE OF REPS COMMITTEE RESPONDS TO PETITION, VISITS OGONI COMMUNITIES; AS RT. HON. DEKOR APPLAUDS AFFECTED COMMUNITIES FOR PEACEFUL DISPOSITION

GOV WIKE ORDERS LGA CHAIRMEN TO DESTROY ALL ILLEGAL REFINERY SITES IN RIVERS

Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has ordered all the 23 Local Government Area Chairmen to hire bulldozers and destroy every identified illegal crude oil bunkering and artisanal refinery sites in Rivers State. The governor has also asked the Rivers State Commissioner of Police, Eboka Friday to provide adequate security for the Local Government Area chairmen as they embark on the mass destruction of illegal refinery sites … Continue reading GOV WIKE ORDERS LGA CHAIRMEN TO DESTROY ALL ILLEGAL REFINERY SITES IN RIVERS

THE FIGHT AGAINST “BLACK SOOT” AND THE QUESTION OF “WHY ACTING NOW?” – By Ugochukwu Oputa

With the recent actions taken by the Rivers State Government in addressing the soot menace in the state which have largely been successful so far, and appreciated by citizens of the state, a couple of persons have thrown up a narrative in a bid to play down on the efforts of the State Government in the fight against artisanal crude oil refining also known as … Continue reading THE FIGHT AGAINST “BLACK SOOT” AND THE QUESTION OF “WHY ACTING NOW?” – By Ugochukwu Oputa

Soot: RT. HON. DEKOR LAUDS GOV WIKE ON PROACTIVE MEASURES TO CHECKMATE ILLEGAL BUNKERERS

PRESS STATEMENT Soot: Rt. Hon. Dekor Lauds Gov Wike On Proactive Measures To Checkmate Illegal Bunkerers The Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Host Communities, Rt. Hon. Dumnamene Robinson Dekor has commended the Rivers State Governor, Chief Barr. Nyesom Ezenwo Wike for steps being taken to tackle the activities of illegal refining of crude oil products popularly called ‘Kpo-fire’ by declaring those behind the illegal … Continue reading Soot: RT. HON. DEKOR LAUDS GOV WIKE ON PROACTIVE MEASURES TO CHECKMATE ILLEGAL BUNKERERS

GOV WIKE IMPLORES NIGERIAN ARMED FORCES TO END ILLEGAL OIL REFINING IN RIVERS

The Governor of Rivers State, Barr. Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, has implored the Nigerian Armed Forces and other security agencies to end illegal bunkering and artisanal refining in the State Governor Wike made the call during the special Juma’at prayer in commemoration of the 2022 Armed Forces Remembrance Day Celebration at the State Central Mosque in Port Harcourt on Friday. The Governor, who was represented by … Continue reading GOV WIKE IMPLORES NIGERIAN ARMED FORCES TO END ILLEGAL OIL REFINING IN RIVERS

Dead Fish Scare: GROUP RAISES ALARM OVER SUSPECTED CHEMICAL POISONING, CALLS FOR HEALTH, ENVIRONMENTAL STATE OF EMERGENCY IN AFFECTED RIVERINE COMMUNITIES

PRESS STATEMENT BY THE NIGER DELTA ACTIVISTS FORUM (NDAF), ON THE PHENOMENON OF MILLIONS OF DEAD FISHES BEEN WASHED ASHORE, ALONG THE ATLANTIC SHORELINE OF RIVERS AND AKWA IBOM STATES About a fortnight ago, we started getting reports of multitudes of fishes in their millions, being washed ashore dead, around the coastal communities and fishing ports along the Atlantic shoreline. Regrettably, this ugly disaster of … Continue reading Dead Fish Scare: GROUP RAISES ALARM OVER SUSPECTED CHEMICAL POISONING, CALLS FOR HEALTH, ENVIRONMENTAL STATE OF EMERGENCY IN AFFECTED RIVERINE COMMUNITIES

DANGER LOOMS IN RIVERS STATE, AS THOUSANDS OF DEAD FISH LITTER BONNY/FINIMAH ISLAND SHORES, REPORT WARNS OF CROAKER FISH POISONING, CONSUMPTION

FINDINGS OF PRELIMINARY INVESTIGATION INTO THE INCIDENCE OF DEAD FISHES ON BONNY WATERWAYS BRIEF: Upon learning of the incidence of the dead fishes on the shores and waterways of Bonny Local Government Area, a volunteer team of Bonny indigenes took it upon themselves to go probe the reality, immediate and remote causes, impact, and possible remedy to the situation. Below is the report of our … Continue reading DANGER LOOMS IN RIVERS STATE, AS THOUSANDS OF DEAD FISH LITTER BONNY/FINIMAH ISLAND SHORES, REPORT WARNS OF CROAKER FISH POISONING, CONSUMPTION