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Call for Ogoni to occupy Nigerian Embassy in Washington DC

OCCUPY NIGERIAN EMBASSY in DC! The African Cultural and Fundamental Rights Council (AFCRC) USA is, on behalf of the Ogoni people of Nigeria organizing a peaceful rally/protest, picketing at the premises of the Nigerian Embassy in Washington DC., USA. Date: Wednesday, June 13, 2012; time is 10 am to 1230 pm. The Nigerian Embassy is […]

Shell’s Declining Role in Nigeria

James Kimer on January 4, 2012. As the second largest energy company in the world after Exxon-Mobil, Royal Dutch Shell has been a major player in Nigerian oil and gas from the beginning, overseeing the first commercial export of oil from the country in 1958 from the Oloibiri Field.  Their success over the years has […]

OGONI OPEN LETTER TO PRESIDENT GOODLUCK JONATHAN

Graphic from the Guardian article Unloveable Shell, the Goddess of Oil AN OPEN LETTER TO PRESIDENT GOODLUCK EBELE JONATHAN ON THE PROPOSED ENVIRONMENTAL CLEANING OF OGONILAND BASED ON THE UNEP REPORT/ RECOMMENDATIONS. December 5, 2011, 2011 Dr. Goodluck Ebele Jonathan (GCFR) President and Commander-In-Chief, Armed Forces of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. Aso Rock, Abuja. […]

NIGERIA: Ogoni Hands Government to Villagers

Native oath-of-office ceremony for 3,000 representatives STATEMENT ISSUED BY MOSOP MEDIA: 30 November 2011 13:15 GMT As Native Authority is sworn-in with 3,000 villagers under oath to provide grassroots leadership to enforce the United Nations Universal Declaration on Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP), the President/Spokesman of the Movement for Survival of Ogoni People (MOSOP), MOSOP […]

MOSOP to explore whether Dutch law can provide justice for the Ogoni people

MOSOP WANTS THE TRUTH IN A DUTCH-NIGERIAN ACTIVIST TERRORIST CHARGE The Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People, MOSOP says it is treating the case of Mr. Sunny Ofehe in The Netherlands with the basic principle of law that an accused remains innocent, until proven guilty. In an online statement, MOSOP President /Spokesman, Dr. […]

BEYOND UNEP REPORT, CRIMINAL LIABILITY SHOULD BE SLAMMED ON SHELL OIL COMPANY

Nigeria’s then acting President Goodluck Jonathan with President Obama in 2010 By KORNEBARI NWIKE 8/28/2011 President Goodluck Jonathan constituted a special committee on oil pollution in Ogoniland recently, according to him; to perform a “holistic review of the UNEP report.” The committee is chaired by Mrs. Diezani Allison-Madueke, Minister of Petroleum Resources and former Shell […]

Nigeria’s oil-tainted Ogoni weary of blame game

AUSTIN EKEINDE OGONILAND, NIGERIA – Aug 24 2011 18:01 Skillfully scooping water from beneath a thick black carpet of crude, veteran Nigerian fisherman Suagelo Kpalap gives a shrug of resignation at the mention of the latest twist in an oil spill blame game he’s watched for decades. A United Nations (UN) report released in August told Kpalap […]

UN report on Ogoni oil pollution: FG to sanction Shell if ….

Former president of the Movement for the Survival of Ogoni People, MOSOP, Ledum Mitee, who made known the position of the people, said the only option was for the company to commence, without delay, a remediation exercise in Ogoniland, and not to infuriate the angry people the more with comments that the pollution was caused by a third party.