14 Dec 2018
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…
5 Jul 2018
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has said that daily consumption of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), otherwise called petrol, is unknown due to growing smuggling of the product into other West African countries.
29 Apr 2018
Activists, who resisted the despoliation of Ogoni environment by multinationals, namely Shell, Total and Agip in the 1990s, and whose agitation were criminalised by the Nigerian state, are presently pitched against traditional rulers, who have endorsed the Federal Government’s bid to resume oil production in the area...
29 Apr 2018
From the standpoint of the Supreme Council, we believe that as fathers, our main objective or purpose is to ensure peace for our people and that our people live well in an environment devoid of criminality.
7 Apr 2018
A United States-based non-governmental organisation, The Ogoni Rights Advocates International, has vowed to resist the federal government’s plan to build a prison and cemetery in Ogoniland, instead of the prompt cleanup and massive development the area demands. The group, in a statement made available to The Guardian, yesterday, described the plan as insensitive to the…
22 Mar 2018
Former President of the Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (MOSOP), Ledum Mitee, has warned that any resumption of oil production activities without credible...
6 Feb 2018
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) yesterday announced a fresh $89 million grant to assist Nigeria in herb quest to achieve the development goals...
12 Dec 2017
The Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (MOSOP) says it has set up a five-man committee to develop a template for investors interested in investing in the area. The committee, headed by Prof. Ben Naanen, is expected to within 14 days; turn in its report to the organisation for consideration. The development, The…
28 Nov 2017
Three decades after alleged atrocities by Shell in Ogoniland, fresh evidence indicates the Anglo-Dutch oil giant may still have questions to answer.
7 Oct 2017
“We recall recently, in February last year, when military raids on some Ogoni communities only resulted in over 35 deaths, including a pregnant mother, Mrs. Ledee.
10 Jul 2017
A grim picture of the impacts of oil pollution on Ogoni people was again painted last week as the Movement for the Survival of Ogoni People (MOSOP), tasked the Federal government to redeem its own monetary commitment to the cleanup of the area.
30 Jun 2017
A group, the Ogoni Solidarity Forum (OSF), has called for a fresh environmental assessment of the area before the clean-up begins.