United Nations
Environment Programme

Nigeria

At the request of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, UNEP conducted an independent assessment of the environment and public health impacts of oil contamination in Ogoniland, in the Niger Delta, and options for remediation...

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UN Environment's Ogoniland Assessment Back in Spotlight

Nairobi – A clean environment is on the horizon for the people of Ogoniland as government, communities and oil industry commit to implementing UN Environment report... Read more ...


Nigeria Launches $1 Billion Ogoniland Clean-up and Restoration Programme

Port Harcourt – Nigerian Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, on behalf of President Muhammadu Buhari, today set in motion a $1 billion clean-up and restoration programme of the Ogoniland region... Read more ...


Progress Towards Ogoniland Clean-up following Geneva Talks

Nairobi – The Geneva meetings have brought new momentum to the restoration efforts for Ogoniland.Two-day stakeholder meetings held in Geneva on 24-25 November 2014 have carved a... Read more ...