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IPOB: Nnamdi Kanu’s parents burial has re-united old alliances

The Indigenous People Of Biafra (IPOB) obviously still feeling triumphant over the success of the burial of the parents of their leader, Eze Israel and Lolo Kanu, have said that the burial has re-united old alliances and paved the way to unity among the Igbo and their neighbours.
A Federal High Court sitting in Calabar, the Cross River State capital, has granted the request of the prosecution to mask its witness in the suit between the Nigeria Police Force (NPF), representing the state, and Agba Jalingo.

NLC writes federal government, seeks Agba Jalingo’s release

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has joined the growing number of groups that have called on the federal government to free the detained Nigerian journalist, Agba Jalingo, from prison.
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Ogoni clean up: Senator Magnus Abe warns federal government, HYPREP

Magnus Abe, former representative of the Rivers South-East Senatorial District, has warned the federal government that the $1billion Ogoni clean up must not be consumed by the “Nigerian factor”.

MOSOP: Enemy planning to attack us

According to a press release signed by the MOSOP Asst. Secretary General Alex Akori, an attempt was made on Thursday, February 6, 2020 by a group “led by Keeper Gbaranor, sponsored and funded by a faction of KAGOTE and oil resumption campaigners to disrupt a MOSOP Steering Committee meeting, cause crises in Ogoni and further dehumanize the people.

Ken Saro-Wiwa’s exoneration tops MOSOP’s demand list

The Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (MOSOP) has listed four conditions as necessary for resolution of the Ogoni crisis.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, has stated that his administration increased the budgetary allocation for the health sector in the 2020 budget because of his commitment to universal health coverage in the state.

Governor Wike: Nigeria can’t afford to drift to one party state

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has stated that being members of different political parties should not deny the country the much needed development.
Rivers State Government has denied social media news claiming that Governor Nyesom Wike insulted the leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for protesting against the Supreme Court verdict on Ihedioha Vs Governor Uzodinma of Imo State.

Governor Wike: Party rivalry shouldn’t deny Nigeria development

Wike played host in Port Harcourt Tuesday to KAGOTE, an elite forum of Ogoni ethnic nationality in Rivers state, stressed that no circumstances should force the nation into a one-party state as a multiple setting allows the people to explore alternatives.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday signed the finance bill into law.

MOSOP: Why President Buhari must probe Ogoni cleanup

The Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (MOSOP) has called on the Federal Government to probe the ongoing cleanup activities in Ogoni land.

Presidency: How President Buhari is changing Niger Delta

With the significant progress now recorded in the Ogoni Clean-Up project, attracting local and international commendation, the Buhari administration’s New Vision for the Niger Delta is making good progress.

Ogoni: Don’t allow government, oil companies to divide us – MOSOP

The President of the Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (MOSOP), Legborsi Pyagbara, has called on Ogoni people not to allow division by government, oil companies and politicians.

MOSOP: We’re lucky our struggle earned us cleanup

The Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People, MOSOP, has stated that the people were lucky that their long agitations earned them the clean up of their impacted communities by the Federal Government.
The Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, on Monday, declared that he has not promised any ethnic nationality in the state the position of governor.

Rivers governor reveals who will decide his successor

The Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, on Monday, declared that he has not promised any ethnic nationality in the state the position of governor.

How security agents aid and abet criminals in Rivers – monarch

The Regent of Ekpeye kingdom which is made up of Ahoada-East and Ahoada-West in Rivers State, Eze Felix Otuwarikpo, has accused officers of Nigerian Army of being in cahoot with criminal elements who engage illegal oil bunkering and continue to vandalise oil pipes, causing environmental pollution in his domain.

CSO: Ogoniland lost N4 trillion to oil pollution in 60 years

The Founder and President of Ogoni Liberation Initiative (OLI), a civil society group in Nigeria concern with ensuring the restoration of Ogoni polluted environment, Dauglas Fabeke, has said that Ogoniland has suffered an estimated economic loss over N4 trillion due to oil spill in the last 60 years.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Friday in Abuja, congratulated Gov. Nyesom Wike of River, over the Supreme Court judgement that affirmed his election.

Don’t allow politicians to use you – Rivers governor tells senior military officers

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has advised top military personnel not to allow themselves to be used by politicians, because the security architecture suffers when politicians influence military operations.

Ogoni clean-up: HYPREP lacks capacity to spend – ERA

The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria, ERA/FoEN, has raised the alarm that the clean-up exercise in Ogoni land on oil pollution may take longer time, alleging that the body saddled with the responsibility lacks the capacity to carry out the huge assignment.
The National Youth Council of Ogoni People (NYCOP) the youth wing of the Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni Peole (MOSOP) has dissociated itself from news of endorsement of an indigenous oil company, Xavon Energy, for oil resumption in Ogoniland.

Ogoni youths reject indigenous oil company

The National Youth Council of Ogoni People (NYCOP) the youth wing of the Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni Peole (MOSOP) has dissociated itself from news of endorsement of an indigenous oil company, Xavon Energy, for oil resumption in Ogoniland.

MOSOP decries ‘incessant military raids’

Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (MOSOP) has expressed dismay over what it called incessant military raids on Ogoniland.

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