The Student Union Government of the Ken Saro-Wiwa Polytechnic at Bori, near Port Harcourt, Rivers State has called for discreet investigation into the murder of a teacher in the polytechnic.
Community Development Advocacy Foundation, CODAF, a non-governmental organisation, yesterday, told the Federal Government to desist from shifting the goal post on the cleanup of oil spills in Ogoniland, Rivers State, as it has been doing on the date of ending gas flaring in the country.
A Nigerian firm has said it has started oil production from an offshore field in the commercial city of Lagos, the first output outside the country's oil hub in the Niger delta. "Yinka Folawiyo Petroleum Co. Ltd (YFP) is pleased to announce that it has commenced production of crude oil from its Aje field located in block OML 113 offshore Lagos," it said late Tuesday.
The federal government has warned that any security threat to the clean-up process for the oil impacted communities in Ogoni land in Rivers State will be resisted. Speaking at a sensitization meeting in Port Harcourt, the Minister of Environment, Ms Amina Mohammed, charged the people of Ogoni land to ensure security for the exercise.
The Federal government will on June 2nd launch the kick-off of the Ogoni Clean-up programme as contained in the United Nations Environment Programme Report (UNEP), the Minister of Environment has said.
THE All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate for Rivers South-East senatorial district rerun election, Senator Magnus Abe has said the incessant killings in Ogoniland, were plots by enemies to scuttle his political ambition. Abe, who spoke yesterday in Port Harcourt, stressed that the people, who did not want his political success, were behind the killings.
Late Dr Vincent EeBee was killed by suspected assassins in Ogoni – Until his death, Dr EeBee was a member of the All Progressives Congress (APC) – A chieftain of the APC in the state has called for the arrest and prosecution of those responsible for his death Senator Magnus Abe has joined the groups of concerned locals and others expressing displeasure over police handling of gruesome killings in Ogoniland, especially the late Dr Vincent Eebee, lecturer at the Ken Saro-Wiwa Polytechnic, Bori.
…Calls On President Buhari, APC To Consider Lives Of Innocent Citizens In Such operations
The Rivers State Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party says it has uncovered well-orchestrated plot by some All Progressives Congress, APC politicians of Ogoni extraction to use military helicopters to bomb some parts of Ogoni communities suspected to be hideouts for those perceived to be opposed to their political ambitions.