Unknown gunmen have killed two youths who were assigned to provide security and surveillance of oil pipelines at the recent site of an oil spill in the Ogoni community in Gokana local government area of Rivers state. The victims' names were given as follows: Wisdom Pilla and Barioma Dutu, while five oil pipeline monitors sustained…
Communities of Ogoni ethnic nationality in Rivers State have decried the disappearance of over nine children in the area. This was even as armed men suspected to be kidnappers on Friday evening killed a prominent leader of Neke Odenigbo-Nike community in Isi-Uzo Local Council
Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (MOSOP) has decried alleged gross mismanagement of Ogoni’s 100 oil wells by multinationals, leading to the destruction of agricultural resources resulting in massive poverty in the area.
12 Nov 2022
The memory of the late Nigerian environmental activist, Ken Saro Wiwa, came alive again on Friday at COP27 in Egypt as Oilwatch group celebrated him, 27 years after his execution.
31 Oct 2022
Ogoni Sim Vanguard (OSV) has said Ogoni people are indebted to Governor Nyesom Wike, following his efforts in developing the four local councils in Ogoni. Chairman, Board of Trustees (BoT) of OSV, Marvin Yo, said the ethnic nationality would be considered ungrateful, if it fails to support Wike’s visions as expressed in the choice of…
17 Aug 2022
The Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (MOSOP) has called on Rivers and Bayelsa governments and traditional rulers to support its campaign for Ogoni Development Authority
13 Jul 2022
The Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (MOSOP) said they would resist any attempt by the Nigerian Petroleum Development Company (NPDC), Sahara Energy, and Shell to gain access to the Ogoni oilfields forcefully. MOSOP President, Fegalo Nsuke stated this while addressing Congress in Gokana, accusing the oil firms of sponsoring violence that would…
8 Jun 2022
Federal Government has embarked on public health studies to ascertain the prevalence of illnesses in Ogoniland as recommended by United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).
18 May 2022
The argument of zoning, at its best, gives a cause of inclusion, fair play, inclusiveness and belief in a better organized Nigeria. But recent experience has shown that zoning is now a response to nepotism...
3 May 2022
Federal Government has vowed to implement United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP) recommendations on Ogoni cleanup and to carry out remediation projects
29 Apr 2022
Ogoni people have threatened to embark on massive protest if the two major political parties, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and All Progressives Congress (APC) fail to pick candidates from the Ogoni ethnic nationality as their candidates.
27 Apr 2022
Ogoni youths, under the aegis of Ogoni Oil Producing Communities Youth Forum (OOPCYF), have lamented that $360 million was reportedly released to the Hydrocarbon Pollution Remediation Project (HYPREP)