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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Bayelsa Govt Has Not Taken Loan For The Past Two Years -Information Commissioner

Bayelsa Govt Has Not Taken Loan For Over Two years Now-Information Commissioner   By Elizabeth Vincent,   Bayelsa State Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Daniel Iworiso Markeson, has said that the state government it is not making any effort to obtain new loans. In a statement on Monday the commissioner said, “Bayelsa state government had not taken any major loan in over two and a half years and would not present any fresh budget to the House of Assembly for the year 2020. According to him, the 2019 budget would…

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