Nov. 10: Nigerian Customs Seize Saro-Wiwa's Sculpture

FIVE civil society groups, yesterday, in Rivers State accused Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, Apapa, Lagos, of impounding a sculpture  made in living memorial of Ken Saro-Wiwa. According to Ogoni Solidarity Forum, Friends of the Earth, Social Action, Environmental Rights Action and Home of Mother Earth Foundation, the sculpture was seized on September 8, and all efforts to get it released had been fruitless till date.

Ogoni Cut Off From Electricity Supply

Reports reaching us indicates that there had been no electricity to three, out of the four local governments making up Ogoniland. Ogoni news checks reveal that electricity supply to Ogoniland had been cut since Monday, October 26. Prior to October 26, the Ogoni communities have been withou electricity for 5 days.

Nnimmo Bassey: How Pollution Has Stolen our Mothers

Nnimmo Bassey, Director, Health of Mother Earth Foundation (HOMEF), at the recent workshop (in Bori, Ogoni, Rivers State, Nigeria) on “Building Community Resilience towards the Implementation of the UNEP Report” says that women must be fully involved in monitoring the process and be watchdogs over the environment, especially the clean-up of Ogoniland