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Crisis Likely in Ogoniland Over Shell's Activities

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Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria (SPDC) started oil exploitation in Ogoni in 1958. The only benefit Ogoni has received is environmental degradation and death, which the UNEP report of August 2011 confirms. Shell Ogoni Restoration Team and Sustainable Development Community Relation to issue a baseless contract to attack Ogoni people, Shell Joint Venture with other companies to commit crime-degrading the environment and killing Ogonis through a baseless contract to raise money from the contract for hiring of Soldiers, Armed Youths, and their contractors for bush clearing on the trans Niger Pipeline (TNP) from Eleme junction to Patrick water side in Ogoni Communities in Rivers State.

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Eleme Youths Protest Against Shell Over Crude Oil Stealing

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Youths from Eleme in Ogoniland have protested against the Shell Petroleum Development Company over what they described as crude oil stealing from the Ebubu oilfield. The protest which was sparked off by the harassment of a local farmer by security personnel attached to the Shell team yesterday has created panic and uncertainty in the area as men of the Joint Task Force have been drafted in disperse the protesting youths.

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UNEP: Abuja Protest is Not Against Anyone - MOSOP

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The Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (MOSOP) has said the protest planned for the federal capital territory Abuja is to save the Ogoni people from imminent death and not targeted at embarrassing the president or any one else as had been widely reported in the media.

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Activists Task Dutch Minister on Ogoniland Clean-up

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ENVIRONMENTAL rights activists Sunday called on visiting Dutch Minister for Foreign Trade and Development, Lilianne Ploumen, to compel Shell to comply with, and implement the United Nations (UN) Environment Programme (UNEP) recommendations for clean-up and remediation of Ogoniland.

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Group challenges Shell over delayed Ogoniland cleanup

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The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/ FoEN) has described the state­ment of the new Chief Execu­tive Officer of Shell Petroleum, Mr. Ben Van Beurden that the company is set to implement the United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP) assessment of Ogoniland as one of the many statements made by the company without commensurate action.

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Rivers APC Wants Me Dead – Solomon Ndigbara

I wish to use this opportunity to debunk a media report published on May 21, 2014 in “The Nation newspapers” in which the Rivers State chapter of the All Progressive Congress (APC) made a frivolous and spurious claim that the Honorable Minister For Education, Chief(Barr) Nyesom Wike paid the sum of N25million to me, Chief Solomon Ndigbara during his last visit.

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