Mitee, Taaboo, others move to resolve MOSOP leadership crisis
Former President of the Movement for the Survival of Ogoni People (MOSOP), Ledum Mitee and 21 other stakeholders have moved to resolve the lingering crisis in the organisation.
We have moral superiority over our oppressors — Mitee
The underpinning of the struggle then was that we looked through and saw Ogoni in a very dire state. We saw that we were almost going to get extinct.
Mitee: Ogoni cleanup still opaque, recipe for unrest
There are certain things that UNEP said should be done first, and these are fundamentals. Number one, people are drinking water that benzene and other carcinogenic substances are 100 times beyond the acceptable minimum anywhere in the world.
Ogoni will resist imposition of unqualified firms for cleanup
Ogoni will resist attempt to include any company that lacks expertise in environmental remediation in the proposed clean up of polluted sites in Ogoniland.
Mitee: Niger Delta only against aspects of PIGB
Former President of the Movement for the Survival of Ogoni People (MOSOP) and past Chairman of Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI), Ledum Mitee has said that it is unfair to say people of the Niger Delta rejected the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill (PIGB) hook, line and sinker. He told KINGSLEY JEREMIAH that offensive parts…
Groups blame violence in Rivers on compromised security agencies
Civil society organisations (CSOs) and religious leaders have blamed the recurring political violence in Rivers State on compromised police and judicial system.
Resumption of oil operation in Ogoniland is recipe for crisis, warns Mitee
The issue of oil exploitation in Ogoni is deeper than some are making it. And I think most of those making comments are in three categories. First, those who feel, ‘let’s just collect money from any company that can give us money.
Fear of unrest in Ogoni, as activists vow to resist oil production
There are fears that the Ogoni area of Rivers State might be plunged into unrest over plans to resume crude oil production.Environmental and rights activists in the region have sworn to resist any prospecting company seeking to resume production when recommendations contained in the 2011 United Nations Environment Programme....
Embassies may deny visa to perpetrators of violence in Rivers State
Foreign embassies may from henceforth deny visas to politicians who engage in electoral violence and fraudulent elections in Rivers State.Convener of Initiative for Credible Elections (ICE) in Rivers State and former President of Movement for the Survival....
Resumption of oil activities in Ogoniland without clean-up will be insensitive, says Mitee
Former President of the Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (MOSOP), Ledum Mitee, has warned that any resumption of oil production activities without credible...
Amnesty: A mere appeasement package, says Mitee
The former President, Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (MOSOP) and default Chairman, Technical Committee on Niger Delta, Ledum Mitee, told KELVIN EBIRI, that the Presidential Amnesty Programme was used by the Federal Government as a means of appeasement, rather than a solution to the problems that gave birth to militancy. He contended…