Field Reports

  • Tuesday, 1st May 2007

    Location: K-Dere, Gokana L.G.A, Rivers State
    Date:       16th April, 2007      

    There is an ongoing oil spill at Wells 40 and 50, two of Shell’s oil facilities in Kegbara-Dere Community (K-Dere) in Gokana Local Government Area, Ogoni, Rivers State.

  • Wednesday, 13th December 2006
    Subject:      Another Lagos Pipeline Explosion Kills Six -Year -Old Girl
    Location:     Ijeododo, Lagos

    Highlights
    •    NNPC pipeline fire kills six-year- old
    •    Scores wounded, farmlands destroyed
    •    Fires rages on, several days after
    •    Perennial spill sack community school’s staff and students
    •    Over 1000 suffer adverse health impairments
    •    11 year old school girl stone deaf
    •    Pipeline leaks pollute underground water


  • Sunday, 17th September 2006

    HIGHLIGHTS:

    • Shell's Manifold Spews crude into rivers and creeks
    • Immediate environment awash with crude
    • Shell refuses to effect repairs on ruptured manifold
    • Same manifold had ruptured six years ago

  • Sunday, 17th September 2006

    Location: K-Dere and B-Dere and Nkpor, (Ogoni, Rivers State, Nigeria)

    HIGHLIGHTS

    • Oil wellhead spills large volumes of crude into environment.
    • Farmlands and produce contaminated.
    • Shell had prior notice of the faulty wellhead.


  • Tuesday, 25th July 2006

    Subject: LAGOS EXPLOSION KILLS OVER 300
    Location: Ilado, Lagos
    Date: 13th May, 2006

    Highlights

    • Over 300 persons perish in Lagos Pipeline blast
    • Community leaders accuse NNPC , security officials of negligence, complicity
    • Residents desert home
    • Decomposing bodies cause fear of epidemic

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