A new oil spill has occurred in Ebubu Community in Eleme Local Council of Rivers State. Some eyewitnesses and community-based sources disclosed that the spill occurred on Friday night, February 10, with the spill point yet to be clamped as of the time this report was filed.
Former Deputy Speaker of Rivers State House of Assembly, Leyii Kwanee, has lamented continued marginalisation in Ogoniland. Kwanee, in a statement to mark the 2023 Ogoni Day celebration, said the people had suffered both environmental and political backwardness, which adversely affected development of the area. He pointed out that the Ogoni cleanup recommended by United Nations since 2011 only took off without much commitment following the election…
22 Sep 2022
A group, Sim Vanguard, has declared that no governorship candidate from Ogoniland has the capacity to win the 2023 election in Rivers State.
14 Sep 2022
Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (MOSOP) has insisted that a good number of children are showing signs suspected to be cancer, raising fears of serious health crisis and gradual extinction of the Ogoni people in Niger Delta region.
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
16 Jul 2022
An Environmentalist and winner of the 2022 Goldman Environmental Prize for Africa, Chima Williams, yesterday, lauded the Federal Government’s commitment in addressing the issues of environmental degradation, pollution and climate change in the country.
22 Jan 2022
A 63-YEAR-OLD monarch in Ogoniland, King Taalor Tornwe, has been remanded in Port Harcourt Correctional Centre by the Chief Magistrate’s Court in Rivers State for alleged involvement in cultism.
27 Dec 2021
Movement for Survival of Ogoni People (MOSOP) has demanded that the Federal Government give special budgetary attention for the 2022 fiscal year to address developmental challenges facing oil-polluted Ogoniland....
1 Nov 2021
Some communities in Ogoniland have written to President Muhammadu Buhari, requesting resettlement of all communities displaced by environmental degradation before resumption
31 Oct 2021
The Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (MOSOP) and the Ogoni Oil Producing Communities Forum (OOPCF) have vowed to resist fresh attempts to resume oil exploration in Ogoniland without consultations with the natives.
7 Oct 2021
After 1,000 days in which the Federal Government announced that it contracted 57 companies to cleanup Eleme, Tai, Gokana and Khana councils of Ogoni land mostly polluted by decades of oil spills, the communities still lack potable water and basic health facilities.
21 Aug 2021
The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) has urged the Hydrocarbon Pollution Remediation Project (HYPREP) to focus more on delivering a proper clean up