‘Ogoni cleanup may be wasted effort due to fresh pollution in Bori’
The $1 billion earmarked for the cleanup of Ogoniland in the first five years of the exercise may amount to a waste if illegal oil bunkering and artisanal refining are not urgently curtailed.
Group deplores insecurity, unemployment, others in Ogoniland
A socio-cultural organisation, KAGOTE, the precursor of Movement for the Survival of Ogoni People (MOSOP), has deplored the insecurity, disunity, unemployment and lack of investment and business opportunities in the area.
Group lauds FG on return of exploratory activities in Ogoniland
Members of the Ogoni Peoples Assembly yesterday applauded the Federal Government on the decision to resume exploratory activities in their area. Mr. Probel Williams, who spoke with reporters on behalf of the group in Abuja,
Shell no longer wanted in Ogoniland, MOSOP declares
The Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (MOSOP) yesterday declared that Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) was no longer wanted in the oil-rich community.
Alleged plan to resume oil production causing conflicts in Ogoniland
A faction of the Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (MOSOP) has blamed alleged plans to forcibly resume oil exploration in Ogoniland for the criminal gang wars ravaging Ogoni area of Rivers State.
Stakeholders lament invasion of Ogoniland by gunmen
Stakeholders have raised the alarm over the invasion of oil-impacted communities by gunmen in Ogoniland, leading to killings, panic and uncertainty.
Women vow to resist resumption of oil exploration in Ogoniland
The Federation of Ogoni Women’s Association (FOWA) yesterday said they would resist further oil exploration in Ogoniland.
MOSOP deplores alleged military brutality in Ogoniland
The Movement for the Survival of Ogoni People (MOSOP) has decried the alleged military brutality in the area. It claimed that the region had been deserted on account of that, as according to the group, the army personnel reportedly brutalise the indigenes, destroy their vehicles and extort them. MOSOP President, Fegalo Nsuke, in a statement…
FG sues for peace ahead of clean-up in Ogoniland
The Federal Government has called on the people of Ogoniland to remain peaceful and avoid taking actions capable of delaying the clean-up in oil impacted communities in the area. Dr Marvin Dekil, the Project Coordinator, Hydrocarbon Pollution Remediation Project (HYPREP)in the Federal Ministry of Environment, made the plea on Friday in Bori, Khana Local Government…