Linking Partners for Niger Delta Development

May 22, 2023

Ogoni Cleanup: ANEEJ to oil majors, value Niger Deltans’ lives over profit-making

  As the Niger Delta region continues to reel in adverse degradation of the environment and daunting health challenges with a bleak future, the Africa Network […]
June 23, 2022

The difference between #BodoCleanup and #OgoniCleanup

  By Bariton Lezabbey Oftentimes, people confuse the Bodo Remediation and Revegetation Project with the Hydrocarbon Pollution Remediation Project (HYPREP), a much wider cleanup intervention by […]
March 28, 2022

BMI and UNEP Provides GIS Capacity Training to HYPREP

  By Bariton Lezabbey In view of the Federal Government Ogoni Clean-up programme managed by the Hydrocarbon Pollution Remediation Project (HYPREP), the Bodo Mediation Initiative (BMI) […]
March 2, 2022

NAPIMS Tours the Bodo Clean-up Work Area

  By Bariton Lezabbey Representatives from the National Petroleum Investment Management Services (NAPIMS) visited the Bodo Remediation and Revegetation Project area on Tuesday 22 February 2022. […]
September 9, 2021

Bodo Remediation Advances with Large-Scale Mangrove Planting

  By Bariton Lezabbey Experimental planting of mangrove seedlings is ongoing in the Bodo Remediation Project Area, currently reaching over 126,000 plants in the ground as […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]