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Nigerians Missing in Warsaw, Poland: Climate Talks and COP 19 Negotiations Begin with Empty Nigerian Table.

We’re receiving updates from Warsaw, Poland where the high level environmental gathering, Conference of Parties (COP19), is on-going and the news is not so pleasant. Nigerians are missing at the Climate Talks side event where…

Senate Committee on Environment and Ecology laments yet another Oil Spill in Ogoniland.

We received a letter at Bailiff Africa from Mr. Bamikole Omisore, who is the Special Adviser Media to the the Chairman of the Senate Committee on Environment and Ecology, Senator Abubakar Bukola Saraki (CON). In…

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…