Opinion

The Trash That Is the Passed Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB), By Saatah Nubari

...If one were to ask what part of the Petroleum Industry Bill ought to be passed and assented to as a case of national emergency, what part would that be? Would it not be the part relating to the “Host Community Fund”, to help provide palliative measures to the suffering…
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Opinion

UNEP Report Implementation and the Niger Delta Question, By Uche Igwe

I was thrown aback when I read that carcinogens like benzene, toluene, ethyl-benzene and xylene – known cancer causing agents and other dangerous polycyclic organic hydrocarbons – are widespread in Ogoni land, 900 times above WHO guidelines. That the community's people are left with no choice but to depend on…
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