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HYPREP commences implementation of UNEP Report … Says it’s not for sharing of money

David Amusa, Port Harcourt The Hydrocarbon Pollution Remediation Project (HYPREP), an agency charged with the implementation of the UNEP report on the clean-up of Ogoni and other Niger Delta areas has commenced the implementation of the report in Ogoni land. To this end, the agency has embarked on health outreach …

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UN chief dispatches Obasanjo to Liberia, commends peaceful vote

By Prudence Arobani UN Secretary-General, António Guterres, has announced that he is sending former Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo to support Liberia to peacefully transfer power to a democratically-elected president. Guterres, who announced this on Wednesday in New York through his spokesperson, Stephane Dujarric, also welcomed the peaceful conduct of the …

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Boxing Day duty for former President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan; Polls close in Liberia’s elections, counting underway

Boxing Day duty for GEJ: Former President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan (GEJ), as Co-lead of the United States National Democratic Institute’s Election Observer Team to Liberia’s Presidential election run-off was on duty, from early on Boxing Day, Tuesday, December 26, 2017, observing voting procedures at a polling centre in St. Peter’s …

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Peaceful Christmas: Group commends military, warns envoys against spreading falsehood about Nigeria

A political pressure group, Centre for Social Justice, Equity and Transparency (CESJET) has warned that countries whose envoys blackmail and cook up armchair stories about Nigeria should desist from such despicable acts in their own interest. Such diplomats, it said, should find other means of making money for their countries …

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President Buhari to inaugurate International Conference on Restoration of Lake Chad

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the hosting by Nigeria of an international conference on saving the Lake Chad. The conference is to revitalize the basin’s ecosystem for sustainable livelihood, security and development. This is the first time an international conference on Lake Chad is being organised by the six-member countries …

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