Shell Shuts Down Major Operations, Blames Sabotage

Anglo-Dutch oil giant, Shell, has shut down two key supply pipelines in Nigeria as a result of leaks, sabotage and have therefore declared a “force majeure” on crude oil exports from the Bonny terminal. Nigerian Subsidiary of Shell, Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria (SPDC), said in a statement that the force majeure became effective, Thursday, “following the shutdown of both the trains Niger Pipeline (TNP) and Nembe Creek Trunkline (NCTL)”.

Gunmen Kidnap Popular Columnist, Dornu Kogbara in Port Harcourt

Popular columnist and broadcaster, Ms. Donu Kogbara, was kidnapped in front of her house in the Nkpogu area of Port Harcourt yesterday morning. Although details of her abduction were sketchy, THISDAY gathered that armed men in police uniforms, who drove in a Honda CRV mid-sized sports utility vehicle, accosted and abducted Kogbara in front of her house.

MOSOP Urges Politicians Not to Sabotage Ogoni Clean-up Process

The Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (MOSOP) has uncovered an evil plot by internal and external politicians and their cronies to politicize the planned Ogoni environmental remediation and restoration process to advance some parochial political and economic agenda capable of thwarting the success of the exercise.

Press Release: MOSOP Condemn Anti-Buhari Protest

In response to the reportedly ill-informed and unwarranted demonstration by a handful of people at Akpajo junction on the East/West road, Eleme local government area, today (24/8/15), the Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (MOSOP) has warned the Ogoni people and the general public to ignore the group, which have been manipulated to attempt drawing Ogoni aback.

MOSOP President Renews Call for an Ogoni State

Mr Legborsi Pyagbara is the president of the Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (MOSOP), a leading light in the struggle for the environmental reclamation of Ogoniland in Rivers State. He spoke with DAPO FALADE and UDUAKABASI PATRICK on issues affecting his people and the recent step taken by President Muhammadu Buhari towards the implementation of the UNEP Report.