Category Archives: Politics

The Burden of #OilSpill; the Niger Delta and the Rest of Us – By Wale Bakare

By Wake Bakare. The challenges of managing oil spills globally has been a huge onus on government and the multinational companies to muddle through in recent times . Oil spillage occurs in nearly every oil producing country.…

Remediation of Lead-Poisoned Bagega Community Begins After 2 Years.

On February 11, 2013, remediation (environmental clean-up) of the lead poisoned Bagega (with a population of about 7,535 where 1,500 children awaits urgent treatment for lead poisoning) in Zamfara, Northern Nigeria commenced. Bagega has been awaiting remediation since…