Akwa Ibom community threatens closure of oil firms over alleged marginalisation
Residents of Oron, one of the oil-producing local councils in Akwa Ibom, yesterday took to the major streets of the town to protest against alleged marginalisation of the area by the state government and the multinational oil firms operating in their locality.
Methodist Church Nigeria, Diocese of Agbani ends 13th Diocesan Synod - Part 2
Synod frowns at the brazen denials, deprivation, injustice, marginalisation, wanton destruction of lives and properties, the menace of Boko Haram, terrorism, senseless attempt to cleanse and displace innocent unarmed communities, raping of their women and taking over their ancestral lands by herdsmen, Operation Python Dance, which slaughtered many lives, the October 1st 2018 deadline threat…
‘Failure of Ogoni cleanup is marginalisation, oppression of Nigeria’s minority ethnic groups’
The Executive Director, Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN), Dr. Godwin Uyi Ojo, in this interview with EDU ABADE in Benin City, says Federal Government’s failure to cleanup Ogoniland almost three years after President Muhammadu Buhari’s pronouncements amounts to continued marginalisation and oppression of the Niger Delta people. He argues that conflicts of…