COVID-19 exacerbates water needs in Ogoniland
For residents of Ogoni in Rivers State, who have been plagued by acute shortage of water for years, regular hand washing, a major preventive measure to contain the spread of coronavirus, is proving to be a mountain too high to climb.
Ogoni youths condemn sponsored campaign for oil firm on exploration
The National Youth Council of Ogoni People (NYCOP) has declared its position on the current deceitful campaign about the endorsement of an indigenous oil company, Xavon Energy, for oil resumption in Ogoniland.
Begin Ogoniland cleanup now!
Against the backdrop of curious procrastination of the Ogoniland cleanup project by the Federal Government, announcement by the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo that International Oil Companies (IOCs) have contributed the sum of $180 million towards the exercise is heart-warming. That gesture should be followed with immediate action. President Muhammadu Buhari had flagged off the…
What’s delaying the Ogoni cleanup project?
The euphoria that greeted the launch of the Ogoni cleanup project has faded and the rising expectation has become another case in point in the famous “Revolution of Rising Expectations” almost two years after promise.