Bodo Cleanup

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 […]
February 18, 2020

BMI Assesses Planted Mangrove Sites

  Thursday, 13 February 2020 – The Bodo Mediation Initiative (BMI) Project carried out an evaluation of mangrove seedlings planted at two sites two years ago, […]
February 13, 2020

Insecurity grips the Bodo Cleanup Area

  Clean-up activities for the Phase 2 Bodo remediation Project restarted on Monday 20 January 2020, with community workers very enthusiastic and ready to work. However, […]
February 5, 2020

Dr. Erich Gundlach trains Remediation Companies on Site Characterization

  In furtherance to the effort of the Bodo Mediation Initiative (BMI) to implement the Bodo clean-up project, the BMI Project Director, Dr. Erich Gundlach, on […]
November 20, 2019

Official Commissioning of the Phase 2 Bodo Cleanup Project

  On Monday, November 11, 2019, the Phase 2 Bodo cleanup and restoration project was officially launched as the Paramount ruler, His Royal Highness (HRH) King […]
November 20, 2019
Ogoni Cleanup

Bodo Phase 2 Cleanup Ready to Go

  After a major effort by oil spill remediation contractors, Bodo Mediation Initiative (BMI), Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) and the Bodo community, the cleanup of […]
October 28, 2019

NDLink featured in International Spill Control Organization Newsletter

  As part of efforts by NDLink to draw the attention of the international community to development strides in the Niger Delta, NDLink has consistently engaged […]
October 22, 2019

Phase 2 Bodo Cleanup Assessment and Verification by SCAT

  During Phase 2 cleanup at Bodo starting in 2019, the Bodo Mediation Initiative (BMI) will use the internationally accepted Shoreline Cleanup Assessment Technique (SCAT) to […]