Oil Resumption: Opinion Poll Confirms Belema Oil's Rejection in Ogoni

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.

Ogonis Charge Benenoise Government on U.N Resolution

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.

Shell Sells Stake in Nigerian Oil Field to Local Firm

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.

UNEP: Rights Group Urges Vote Against Anti-Ogoni Politicians

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.