Ogoni urges peace, unity for greater development
Ahead of the planned reception of the Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, in Ogoniland on Saturday, May 15, 2021, Ogoni leaders have sued for unity among indigenes to engender greater development of the area.
2023: Ogoni seeks to govern Rivers
The Ogoni ethnic nationality in Rivers State has lamented political marginalisation, urging the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), and the All Progressives Congress (APC)
Ogoni women, Saro-Wiwa’s legacy and clean-up process
No fewer than four hundred and eleven thousand, eight hundred and three women. A landmass spanning 1,050-square-kilometres. Some, if not most of them, in huts and mud houses for homes
FG’s alibi for botched meeting agitates South South leaders
Bland. Insulting. Demeaning. Those were adjectives used by leaders of the South/South geopolitical zone as they angrily dismissed the excuses given by the Presidency over the failure of its delegation
Train artisanal refiners in Ogoni to avoid re-pollution, group tells HYPREP
The Youths and Environment Advocacy Centre (YEAC) has charged the Hydrocarbon Pollution Remediation Project (HYPREP) to train artisanal refiners in Ogoni and its environs on modular refineries to provide alternative employment opportunities and prevent re-pollution of the environment. It gave the charge in Ogoni during a training programme for youths and artisanal refiners on guidelines…
U.S. MOSOP celebrates Saro-Wiwa, others, seeks their exoneration
The United States (U.S.) chapter of the Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (MOSOP) has celebrated Ken Saro-Wiwa and eight other activists that were killed by the late General Sani Abacha
Ogoni risks re-pollution over artisanal refining, says Centre
• Akpabio Seeks End To Projects’ Duplication In N’Delta Ogoni communities have been charged to put measures in place to address the menace of artisanal refining perpetrated by oil vandals in the area in order to avoid a re-pollution of the environment. This is as the government has been urged to prioritise the provision…
Ogoni group condemns police invasion of Nunieh’s residence
The Ogoni Welfare Association (OWA), the umbrella body of Ogoni resident in Lagos and its environs has condemned police invasion of the private residence of former Acting Managing Director...
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.
ERA tasks FG on UNEP’s emergency measures in Ogoni
Seeks overhaul of HYPREP Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) has urged the Federal Government to implement the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) emergency measures on the clean up of Ogoniland. Executive Director of ERA/FoEN, Dr. Godwin Ojo, said it was disheartening that nine years after the UNEP recommendations, Ogoni communities still did…