The Nigerian state pretends not to know the truth about the pains of the Ogoni people and the discrimination against the minorities of the
If you have ever been conversant with the story of Nigeria's Ogoni people, then you will agree with me that when soldiers are deployed to Ogoniland, you
Ogoni has become Nigeria's latest image laundering parameter. At every opportunity, the country will announce it has launched the cleanup of Ogoniland - a
I will prefer to commence this discourse from the conclusions. Death, Shell and the NPDC mean the same thing for the Ogoni people.
The pledge by the government of President Buhari to fast track (now slow-tracking) the process to implement the recommendations of the United Nations Environment
During the build-up to the 2015 presidential elections, the All Progressives Congress, APC, had hinged its campaign on one major advantage: President Buhari’s credibility.
When in 1993, the Ogoni people embarked on the journey to redefine their future with a historic march involving over 300,000 people, little did they know
The disharmony between Nigeria and the Ogoni people over oil may be a familiar terrain, the recent and heightened security situation in Ogoni may no longer be
The expected cleanup of Ogoniland may save the land but many may never recover from the terminal diseases pervading Ogoniland and increasingly killing our
Living in Ogoniland has become a nightmare for those who understand that Ogoni is gasping for survival. This week, the experience from visits to
The forth-coming elections will produce some of the most expensive legislators in Ogoni history. Over 35 lives had been lost in Ogoni just to produce
When a mighty army demonstrates its strengths against small, weak and innocent civilians killing pregnant women, children, men and women, it is the responsibility
The news of President Muhammadu Buhar's visit to Ogoniland elicited much interests far more than any other presidential visit to the area. Expectations were
The Ogoni people are peace-loving and have committed themselves to non-violence. The mandate to speak for and advocate their collective interests which are summed up in the
One thing that has recently shocked me so greatly is the latest revelation on Peter Medee's role in the killing of over 3,000 Ogonis during
The Nigerian Government has not hidden its penchant for the Ogoni oil. In alliance with The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited, an
To say that Ogoni is the worst place to live on earth may just sound like an over-statement. But It is indeed a fact.
After the raid on Ogoniland in February 2016, Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike visited the affected communities and seeing the level of damage and killings,
As i sat on my reading table to put down this piece, i visualized how the Nigerian state has treated the Ogoni with so