Pain, poverty, anger trail FG’s Ogoni clean-up

Early hopes of a return to normal life by the people and communities impacted by the deadly Ogoni land oil spill may remain a tall order with the lethargy so far exhibited by both the Federal Government and contractors handling the project.

Act On the Deplorable State of Oyigbo -Afam Road, Group Tasks Authorities

….Describes it as a total neglect

Citizens Quest for Truth Initiative, an accountability advocacy Non-Governmental Organization has implored the Rivers State government, the Federal Government, multinational companies, their subsidiaries and all concerned to swiftly and immediately act on the deplorable state of Oyigbo-Afam Road, describing it as total neglect.

REGROUPING OF OGONI VULTURES BY BARI-ARA KPALAP

Re: Joint press release by kagote and gininwa’s traditional rulers’ council
 
The attention of the Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (MOSOP) has been drawn to a “Joint Press Release by one supreme council of Ogoni traditional rulers and kagote” published in a local tabloid, Port Harcourt Weekly Watch – August 9-16, 2016.

CEHRD Proposes New Wave of Reparations in Niger Delta

The Centre for Environment Human Rights and Development (CEHRD) has proposed a series of reparation and remedies for Ogoniland following the Federal Government’s implementation of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) ‘clean-up’ report. CEHRD has outlined this proposal in a report titled: “Reparation beyond UNEP.”

MOSOP Report on the Training of SmallHolder Farmers on Non-Violence Struggles

MOSOP Report on Ogoni Smallholder Farmers Leadership Training on Nonviolence Struggles: Promoting Grassroots Nonviolent Advocators in the Ogoni Communities

Introduction

As part of the ongoing project by the Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (MOSOP) on “Ogoni Smallholders Farmers Leadership Training on Nonviolence Struggle: Promoting Grassroots Nonviolent Advocators in the Ogoni Communities”, a three day training workshop to train Smallholders Farmers on Nonviolence Struggle was held in the Peace and Freedom Centre, Bori in Rivers State, Nigeria from June 3rd - 6th 2014. The training was a strong fall out of MOSOP assessment of conflict situations that arises in Ogoni communities as a result of the Rivers State Government using some community Chiefs to grab the local farmers ancestral farm land for commercial banana plantation farm in Ogoni.

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