Bodo Cleanup

May 5, 2021

BMI Measures Elevations to Track Variations in Mangrove Growth

  The Bodo Remediation Project has started the planting of mangrove seedlings.  In total, between 1.5 to 2 million seedlings are likely to be required to […]
May 5, 2021

Rivers State Legislators visit the Bodo Remediation Site

  By Bariton Lezabbey Members of the Committee on Environment at the Rivers State House of Assembly visited the Bodo Remediation Project site on 20 April […]
April 28, 2021

SCAT Field Training for New Contractor Supervisors

  The Bodo Remediation Project calls for the training and deployment for three separate groups of 800 workers, with each group participating approximately 10 months on […]
April 19, 2021

Second Group of 800 Workers Trained and Ready for Bodo Cleanup

  The Bodo Cleanup Project is the largest oil spill cleanup ever undertaken in the Niger Delta. Also, the planned revegetation of nearly 1000 hectares, will […]
April 12, 2021

Local Fisher Folks Express Hope About the Bodo Cleanup Project

  By Bariton Lezabbey The Bodo cleanup/remediation project, overseen by the Bodo Mediation Initiative (BMI) has been on-going since 2017. The project aims to mitigate the […]
February 22, 2021

US Consulate Representatives Visit the Bodo Cleanup Project Site

  Representatives from the United States Consulate in Lagos visited the Bodo Cleanup Project site on Thursday 11 February 2021 to understand the level of work […]
January 26, 2021

Bodo Cleanup Project Set to Start Mangrove Plantings

  By Bariton Lezabbey An integral part of the Bodo Remediation Project is the revegetation of roughly 760 hectares using approximately 1.9 million plants to compensate […]
January 12, 2021

Niger Delta Community waits for Seven-Months to Resume Remediation Activities: Assessing the Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic on the Bodo Cleanup Project

  By: Bariton Lezabbey   It’s no more a piece of breaking news how the pandemic has disrupted the world’s economy, by increasing the rate of […]
January 12, 2021

Removal of Nypa Palm Within Bodo Cleanup Work Area

  The invasive nypa palm (Nypa Fruticans) originated in the Indo-Pacific region and was brought to Nigeria in the early 1900s. The nypa palm plant structure […]
December 14, 2020

The Bodo Cleanup Project has restarted

  By Bariton Lezabbey After seven months of temporary work suspension to curb the potential spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Bodo Remediation Project remobilized on […]
April 8, 2020

Dutch Ambassador Visits Bodo Cleanup Project Work Area

  The Government of the Netherlands through their Embassy to Nigeria has supported the Bodo (Ogoniland) mediation process since 2013.  As a continuation of that effort, […]
March 16, 2020

BMI Conducts Certification Course for SCAT Monitoring and Verification of Bodo Cleanup

  The internationally accepted Shoreline Cleanup Assessment Technique (SCAT) process is actively used during the Bodo oil spill cleanup project. On 4 March 2020, the Project […]