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The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police nab Rivers’ most wanted criminal gang leader

Residents of some parts of Ogoniland went into wild jubilation on Saturday morning as news filtered in that officers of the State Police Command have arrested one Honest Diigbara, aka Boboski, a notorious leader of a kidnap and armed robbery gang alleged to be behind different atrocities in the areas for many years.

Gunmen invade Rivers’ community, leave ‘pool of blood’

Residents of Bunu community in Tai Local Government Area of Rivers State are now living in fear following the invasion of their area in early hours of Saturday, August 8 by some unknown gunmen who shoot sporadically for several hours of the night.

Ogoni clean-up: We’ve restored five sites in three local councils – HYPREP

The Hydrocarbon Pollution Remediation Project handling the clean-up of Ogoniland said it has restored five polluted sites out of the 21 it started in January 2019.

Norwegian ambassador visits Ken Saro-Wiwa’s home

The Norwegian Ambassador to Nigeria, Jens-Petter Kjemprud, Saturday, made a stop-over visit to the Port Harcourt home of the late environmental activist and Ogoni leader, Ken Saro-Wiwa.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, disclosed on Tuesday that the Senate may next week consider the report of an Ad-Hoc Committee on security challenges with a view to finding solutions to Nigeria’s security problems.

Senate berates Ogoni cleanup despite $360 million provision

The Senate on Tuesday expressed disappointment over the slow pace of work on the Ogoniland cleanup project despite the $360m released for it.
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.

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.

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.

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.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday in New York announced robust plans and initiatives by his administration to reverse the negative effects of climate change in Nigeria.

President Buhari unfolds plans to reverse Climate Change in Nigeria

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday in New York announced robust plans and initiatives by his administration to reverse the negative effects of climate change in Nigeria.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday in New York announced robust plans and initiatives by his administration to reverse the negative effects of climate change in Nigeria.

President Buhari: Climate change is a human-induced phenomenon

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday in New York announced robust plans and initiatives by his administration to reverse the negative effects of climate change in Nigeria.
Gracious David West at Rivers State Police Command before he was paraded at the Police

Rivers ‘serial killer’ confesses to police, reveals mode of operation — in pictures

The 39-years old notorious serial killer of women in hotels, Gracious David West, from Buguma in Asari-Toru local government area has confessed that he had actually killed’ a total of seven people and started killing from Ikeja, Lagos before moving to Owerri in Imo State and Port Harcourt, Rivers State.

MOSOP: Shell no longer acceptable to the Ogoni people

The Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (MOSOP) has declared that the Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC) is no longer an acceptable company in Ogoniland.

UN demands proper documentation of killings in Nigeria

Apparently worried about the rising wave of killings in Nigeria, the United Nations (UN) has called for adequate documentation of report of killings going on in the country.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has banned the planned RevolutionNow protest in the state.

Our vigilante outfit was frustrated for political reasons – River governor

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has said the State Neighbourhood Safety Corps Agency which was created by his administration was frustrated for political reasons.

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