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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.
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.
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”.
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.
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 Wike has stated that being members of different political parties should not deny the country the much needed 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.
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.
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.
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.
The Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, on Monday, declared that he has not promised any ethnic nationality in the state the position of governor.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Medical and Dental Consultant Association of Nigeria has declared an indefinite strike action over the National Universities Commission’s requirement that clinical lecturers must acquire a Ph.D. as a condition for career progression in the Nigerian university system.
The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC), in a major policy shift that aims at reforming the Nigerian electricity billing structure, has announced a directive repealing the estimated billing.
The paramount ruler of Remoland, Oba Babatunde Adewale, has reacted to the death of the slain footballer, Tiamiyu Kazeem, popularly called Kaka, on Tuesday in his palace.
The Comptroller, Customs Federal Operation Unit Zone “B” Kaduna, Mustapha Sarkin-Kebbi, on Tuesday said 400 bags of smuggled rice and 600 bags of fertiliser had been intercepted in the zone in the last two weeks.
Ogun State governor Dapo Abiodun has vowed to ensure that justice is served in the investigation of the killing of Remo Stars Football Club player, Tiamiyu Kazeem.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has criticised the Europa League ball and says it exacerbated the already testing conditions as Manchester United laboured to a 1-1 draw against Club Brugge.
The film’s director, Adekunle ‘Nodash’ Adejuiyigbe, represented Nigeria, at the festival where the film screened multiple times and earned rave reviews.
The National Council of Women Society in Nigeria (NCWSN), has urged government at all levels to comply with 35 per cent affirmation policy of according women their rightful place as their male counterparts.
The Executive Council of the African Union has supported Akinwumi Adesina’s candidacy for a second term as President of the African Development Bank.
The Kano State Road Traffic Agency, KAROTA says it has seized three trucks carrying about 1,800 bags of fake/expired flour powder at Singer Market, in Fagge Local Government Area of the state.