A recent online opinion poll conducted on ogoninews.com has shown an overwhelming rejection of the take over of Ogoni oilfields by Belema oil. The poll which was conducted from February 23, 2015 and closed on March 23, 2015 had sought to determine Ogonis support for the take over of Shell's assets in Ogoniland by Belema Oil Producing Limited.
500 members of the Movement for the Survival of Ogoni People (MOSOP) in Benin Republic, since 16 years ago have appealed to that government to help activate the United Nations resolution which requires the country to facilitate their passage through the country to any other third world countries.
The Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (MOSOP) has commenced community education against a possible resumption of oil mining in Ogoniland. Ogoniinews can authoritatively reveal that the community and chapter leaders of MOSOP have met to fine tune strategies for the sensitization programme.
His Royal Majesty, King GNK Giniwa, Chairman Rivers State Council of Traditional Rulers and Chairman, Supreme Council of Ogoni Traditional Rulers has reaffirmed the commitment of the entire Ogoniland to Dr. Dakuku Peterside, governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC in Rivers State and his party.
The Special Adviser, Media, to the Rivers State Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Pastor Jerry Needam has blamed Rivers State Governor, Chibuike Amaechi for the deplorable state of Kono Secondary School, Kono, in Khana Local Government Area of the state.
LONDON - Royal Dutch Shell's (IW 1000/2) Nigerian unit has sold its stake in a Niger Delta oil field for $737 million to a local company, the British energy group said Friday. Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited -- a joint venture with the state-run Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation -- has sold the 30% holding to local firm Eroton Exploration & Production, it said in a statement.
The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State, Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has reaffirmed his commitment to ensure that the people of Ogoniland are given equal opportunities in the state and in the country.
The Kingdom Coordinators and Chapter Leaders Forum of The Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (MOSOP) have sent a strongly worded letter to the chief executive officer of Belema Oil Producing Limited, Mr Tein Jackrich warning his company to stay away from Ogoni oil.
The day of reckoning has finally come for politicians who are not Ogoni friendly. The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria, ERA/FoEN, is urging Nigerians not to vote for lawmakers currently seeking re-election who are known to have thwarted the Petroleum Industry Bill, PIB, or the implementation of the United National Environment Programme, UNEP, report on Ogoniland.