National Conference: Blame Ogoni Leadership for Bori State Exclusion - Group

Contrary to media reports and condemnation of the national conference for the exclusion of Bori state from the list of new states recommended for creation, the Center for Peace and Development in Ogoni has said the exclusion of Bori state proposed by the Ogoni people was due to the failure of the Ogoni leadership to submit a request for state creation to the national conference secretariat.

MOSOP Denounces Ogoni Mini-Congress

The Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (MOSOP) has dissociated itself from a mini-Ogoni national congress organised by some Ogoni chiefs yesterday at Saakpenwa. This declaration was contained in a statement signed by Legborsi Saro Pyagbara of the MOSOP and made available to newsmen in Port Harcourt on Friday.