Amaechi buries older brother

Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi on Sept. 12, buried his elder brother, Charles Amaechi, in his country home Ubima, Rivers State. Amaechi, in a statement made available to newsmen in Abuja, said the death left a huge family responsibility on him as it would be difficult to combine both family and official responsibilities. The minister […]

25 Years After Ken Saro-Wiwa: Ogoni Still Waiting for Justice by Fegalo Nsuke

There are very many reasons to celebrate our country just as there are also very many awful things we wish our country would have addressed or never have done. I would have been happy to see an end to the Boko Haram menace, an end to the killings ascribed to Fulani Herders, the exoneration of […]

Man, Chinedu Peter Ogwa, 45, commits suicide in Rivers State over huge debt

  The businessman who hailed from Ebonyi State but traded at Ikokwu spare parts market in Diobu, Port Harcourt, reportedly killed himself over his failure in his business undertaking.Chidinma Ogwa, wife of the deceased, discovered that her husband started behaving strangely on Monday, August 24 and finally drank rat poison at his residence on Thursday […]

Soldiers shoot at protesters in Rivers, injure many

Soldiers yesterday opened fire on protesters, who barricaded OB/OB gas plant operated by the Nigeria Agip Oil Company (NAOC) in Omoku, Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni Council of Rivers State, leaving many injured. They reportedly stripped old women and manhandled old men who were part of the protest. Some indigenes of Obosi quarters in Omoku had since last week […]

We’ll Scuttle APC Plans to Rig Edo Election, Says Wike

Nyesom Wike Rivers gov talks more than he campaigns, says opposition party Court fixes date for suit seeking Ize-Iyamu’s disqualification Ernest Chinwo in Port Harcourt and Alex Enumah in Abuja AThe Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) National Campaign Council for Edo Governorship Election and Rivers State Governor, Mr. Nyesom Wike, has said the […]

Wike gives 41 Range Rover SUV to judges in Rivers

By Okafor Ofiebor The Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike has given 41 Range Rover Discovery Sports Utility Vehicles to judges serving in Rivers State High Court and Customary Courts. Other beneficiaries are judges of Rivers State origin serving the nation in the Federal Judicial Service. Wike said that his government gave judges and magistrates […]

The Ogoni Case is Different From the Biafran Movement – MOSOP-USA

The Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (MOSOP) says the Ogoni case and struggle is different from the agitations of the Biafran Independent Movement (BIM-MASSOB). Addressing the ongoing UNPO General Assembly yesterday, Chairman of MOSOP USA, Dr. Anderson Ngbobu said the Ogoni people were not seeking an independent state from Nigeria but were […]

Rivers approves N18 billion for new flyover and approves building of new legislative quarters for lawmakers

Rivers State Executive Council has approved the sum of Eighteen Billion Naira for the construction of a fourth Flyover Bridge at the GRA Junction along the Port Harcourt Aba Expressway.The amount also covers the dualization of Tombia Extension Road to Ikwerre Road and Ezimgbu Link Road to Stadium Road.The approval for the project was made […]

Gov. Wike suspends PH Local Govt. Chairman over illegal tax collection

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has approved the immediate suspension of the Chairman of Port Harcourt Local Government Area, Hon. Victor Ihunwo for illegal tax collection. Similarly, the Governor directed traders at the Ogbum-nu-Abali Fruit Garden Market not to have any dealing with anyone who claims to be acting on behalf of Port Harcourt […]

62 Years of Ogoni Agony, MOSOP Writes World Leaders

We, the people of Ogoni and members of the Movement for the Survival of Ogoni People United States of America (MOSOP USA) on behalf of ourselves, Ogoni people in Africa and globally, bring you warm greetings. We are deeply thankful for the tireless work you do, making policies that positively impact us and all nations […]

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