3 Die in Fresh Crisis in Bomu, Ogoniland

Fresh crises has emerged in Ogoniland between residents in Bomu, an oil bearing community in Gokana Local Government Area. The latest conflict has left at least 3 persons dead. The conflict is said to have been caused by a disagreement over an oil spill compensation payment.

25 Right Livelihood Award Laureates Petition Nigerian Government Over Ogoni Environment

Twenty-five Right Livelihoods Awards (RLA) laureates from the Regional Conference of Asia-Pacific RLA based in Mumbai, India have petitioned the Federal Government about its abject neglect of the restoration of Ognoniland environment, demanding that the government must declare it an ecological disaster zone and urgently clean up the environment.

2015 Polls: Bodo, Eleme Chiefs Endorse Peterside for Governor

The traditional rulers of Onne community and Bodo community in Eleme and Gokhana local government areas, respectively have endorse the candidature of  All Progressives Congress (APC) Dakuku Peterside for the governorship of Rivers State in the April 11 elections. The traditional ruler in Onne has also described the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP as enemy of the people of Eleme.

Ogoni Youths Accuse Belema Oil of Inciting Crises in Communities

Belema Oil, the new oil company that wants to assume the position of Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) in Ogoni land had been enjoying the support of some individuals and groups in the area. But seem that the company may witness a hitch from Ogoni Youth Foundation which has refused to endorse the company’s interest to take over from SPDC in Ogoni land.