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Certain things about life are fairly easy to understand. Some others are much more difficult. The Ogoni people of the oil-rich Niger Delta region of South-South Nigeria are not strangers to rusty roof tops, greying farms, polluted waters, sooty skies, four air; neither are they strangers to economic disempowerment and political marginalisation; the totality of which they see as “genocide”.  Click here to download the full story

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