Covid-19: NGO, CSOs Distribute Face Mask, Cash As Palliative To Vulnerables/Nursing Mothers In Ughelli

By Omoghene Benedict,      In continuation to fight and curtail the spread of the coronavirus pandemic, a Non-Governmental Organization, CODAF and other Civil Society Organisations, CSOs, have distributed hundreds of face masks and cash palliative to the vulnerables, aged and nursing mothers in Ughelli. Distributing the items and cash during a sensitization campaign on measures to contain the spread of covid-19 pandemic, the Executive Director of Community Development Advocacy Foundation, CODAF, Mr. Benin Richard said, “We are aware of what is happening and the hardship the people are going…

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Lawyers Demand Action On Fish Death In Niger Delta

By Elizabeth Vincent Environmental lawyers in the Niger Delta region have expressed concerns over the looming public health danger occasioned by the contamination and massive death of fish along the Atlantic coastline of the region. The lawyers under the aegis of the Association of Environmental Lawyers of Nigeria (AELN) urged the Federal Government to take urgent steps to check the increased toxicity of the nation’s territorial waters. Residents along the Atlantic coastline in Delta, Bayelsa and Rivers have reported massive death of specie of  fishes littering the coastline since February.…

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