Ogoni Professionals Kick Against Oil Resumption in Ogoniland

The Council of Ogoni Professionals (COP) have reacted to calls by allies of Shell and the oil industry for the resumption of oil production in Ogoniland against the will of the Ogoni people. In a statement signed by its chairman and secretary, Nnah Barikor and Kenneth Kpurugbara respectively, COP described the calls as selfish and […]

Ogoni Women Reject Oil Resumption in Ogoniland

The Federation of Ogoni Women’s Association( FOWA) have rejected plans by the Nigerian Federal Government to forcefully resume oil production in Ogoniland. President of FOWA, Mrs Namon Nwinde who spoke at the MOSOP Secretariat in Bori, traditional headquarter of the Ogoni people at the end of a meeting of FOWA leaders on Friday, July 12, […]

Yoruba leaders make a U-turn – advise Buhari on next NDDC chairman

Ondo State elders on Friday looked at the Niger Development Commission (NDDC) Establishment Act 2000, calling on President Muhammadu Buhari to appoint Delta State indigenes as the next Chairman and Managing Director of the Commission. ‘’It is the turn of Delta State to produce the chairman of the board and also the managing director’’ the […]

Press Release – Ogoni Women Accuse Army of Deliberate and Systematic Killing

Ogoni women under the aegis of Ogoni Women of Praise have called on Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike to take steps to end the constant harassment of peaceful Ogoni community dwellers by the Nigerian army as the shooting in Ogoni communities is causing extreme fear and sending Ogoni women and children to early graves. Coordinator […]

Niger Delta leaders make case for Delta State – task Buhari on NDDC Board

Niger Delta leaders make case for Delta State……… Task Buhari on NDDC Board Top leaders of the Niger Delta Region on Wednesday reached a consensus on how to consolidate the unity and political stability of the region. They also urged President Muhammadu Buhari to appoint Deltans as Chairman and Managing Director of the Niger Delta […]

MOSOP elections – schedule of activities

The chairman of the MOSOP Electoral Committee, Chief Emmanuel Nkala has announced some modifications to the earlier announced election timetable. The modifications affect Nos. 1, 2, 3 and 6. Below is the new timetable as announced by Chief Nkala: MOSOP ELECTION – SCHEDULE OF ACTIVITIES   S/N ACTIVITIES DATE 1. Sales and submission of forms […]

Self-determination for the Ogoni people is the sure way to address the Ogoni problem

Says self determination for the Ogoni people is the sure way to address the Ogoni problem The Publicity Secretary of the Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (MOSOP), Fegalo Nsuke has said the recent assassination attempt on him will not change his disposition to fight Shell’s pollution and the discrimination against the Ogoni […]

Release of funds to Amnesty office grossly inadequate – Senators

— 14th September 2018 The Senate Committee on Niger Delta has said the two installments of N5 billion released to the Amnesty Office, out of the N65 billion allocated for the Presidential Amnesty Programme  in the 2018 budget, is “grossly inadequate.” The committee also said that due to the pivotal role the amnesty programme plays […]

Press Release: Nigerian Government and Shell Should be Ashamed of Ogoni Pollution Rather Than Publicize It – MOSOP

The Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (MOSOP) says the Nigerian government and the Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited aught to be ashamed of their conduct in Ogoniland rather than speaking of cleanup plans for Ogoni as an achievement. Nsuke spoke yesterday in Bori, Khana local government area of Rivers State […]

Ijaw Youth Wants Agip to Review Contract Of Dreaded Security Company

The Ijaw Youth Council (IYC) has thrown its weight behind a recent resolution of the Bayelsa State House of Assembly regarding the activities of a company, Darlong Security Services in the state. The IYC believes that the resolution will help checkmate the activities ‎of the company that has clearly deviated from its core mandate of […]

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