Tag: Ogoni

tosin adesinaJanuary 6, 2018

[The Activism Blog] MOSOP wants you to know the Ogoni cleanup is taking too long

Two years after the Vice-President Professor Yemi Osinbajo flagged off the Ogoni oil spill cleanup at Boko town in Gokana ...

Isime EseneOctober 24, 2016

BLOOD MONEY I: Did President Buhari lie about the cleanup of Ogoniland?

Last month, YNaija.com launched its Monthly Citizenship Dispatches, which explores in detail, the lives and realities of Nigerian citizens across ...

Isime EseneOctober 20, 2016

The Film Blog: We want to remember Ken Saro-Wiwa Jr for ‘Nowhere to run’

A number of people have tweeted tributes to the amazing Ken Saro-Wiwa, who no one has a nasty word to ...

Isime EseneOctober 19, 2016

#ForTheRecord: My father may not have died in vain | Ken Saro-Wiwa Jr on justice for the people of Ogoni

by Ken Saro-Wiwa Jr. Twenty years ago today my father and eight other Ogoni men were woken from their sleep and ...

Mazi EmekaAugust 5, 2016

‘Clean-up of Ogoniland will take 20 years’ – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Thursday, revealed that the clean-up of Ogoniland will go on for the next two decades. The ...

Isime EseneJune 8, 2016

Dele Agekameh: President Buhari’s aborted trip to Ogoni

by Dele Agekameh Three times in the last one month, President Muhammadu Buhari, PMB, failed to honour scheduled official visits ...

Isime EseneJune 7, 2016

Opinion: Nigerians want to see the real change

by Ray Ekpu Before July 23, 2014, Muhammadu Buhari thought the Boko Haram insurgents were a bunch of near-harmless agitators ...

Op-Ed EditorJune 4, 2016

Opinion: Is this the end of agony for the Ogonis?

By ‘Kayode Oyero Appreciating good literatures is a necessity for lovers of arts. Having read his debut novel, Waiting for ...

Kolapo OlapojuJune 2, 2016

BREAKING: VP Osinbajo to flag off Niger Delta Clean-up, not Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari was scheduled to attend the flag off of the Clean-Up exercise of Ogoni land on Thursday, June ...

Mazi EmekaJune 2, 2016

#NDCleanup: What Nigerians are saying about Buhari’s visit to Niger Delta

For more than two decades, the Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (MOSOP) and the people of Ogoni ...

Mazi EmekaJune 2, 2016

The Big 5: These are the stories you should be monitoring today

These are the top 5 stories to monitor today 1) The return of Jonathan Former President, Goodluck Jonathan on Wednesday ...

Mazi EmekaJune 2, 2016

As Buhari visits, Ogoni people have a message for trouble makers

As President Muhammadu Buhari prepares to pay a state visit to Rivers state where he would flag off the Ogoni ...

Mazi EmekaMay 30, 2016

Buhari to visit Niger Delta

President Muhammadu Buhari will on June 2, 2016 visit the Rivers state to flag off the clean-up of the Ogoni ...

Mazi EmekaMarch 24, 2016

Niger Delta ‘clean up exercise will begin at Ogoni in 3 weeks’ – FG

The Federal Government would kick-start the clean up of oil spills in the Niger Delta region within the next three ...

Janeth JMarch 7, 2016

THE YNAIJA TRACKLIST: ‘Niger Deltans not behind Lagos crimes’ | Military unwelcome in Ogoni | Hillary Clinton needs cash | More stories

Why Niger Governor, Abubakar Bello travels a lot. Leadership Troops kill five, sack Boko Haram hideouts. Punch Two ministers, others ...

Kolapo OlapojuNovember 10, 2015

Opinion: Today, Ogoni remembers the dead and the atrocities on our land

10th November 1995, that was the day  Abacha’s henchmen went to work on 9 Ogoni sons; Saturday Dobee, Nordu Eawo, ...

Op-Ed EditorApril 7, 2015

Saatah Nubari: Don’t be deceived, Nigeria does not exist!

by Saatah Nubari This Nigerian state is a farce, a hypocritical entity of unimaginable proportion. This Nigerian state only exists ...

Kolapo OlapojuJanuary 9, 2015

7 important things you didn’t read yesterday (but should have)

by Kolapo Olapoju 1. Dear President Jonathan, your former friends at MEND have insisted that they really do want Buhari to ...

Isime EseneDecember 18, 2014

Today’s Daily Brief: GEJ prays to God for divine wisdom, Wike promises to develop Ogoni land, Amaechi named Buhari’s campaign DG, and more

President Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday said for every issue he had to take a decision on, multiple suggestions that were ...

October 7, 2013

Kennedy Friday: Senator Lee Maeba, what did you add to Ogoni?

by Kennedy Friday What did you add to Ogoni? Where is the trophy you won for the people? What is ...

June 13, 2013

Okechukwu Ofili: Nigeria – Our history of forgetting history

by Ikechukwu Ofili Until the lions have their own historians, the history of the hunt will always glorify the hunter ...

May 27, 2013

Opinion: Ogonis are the most exploited people on earth

by Saatah Nubari The Ogoni ethnic nationality have contributed approximately 30 billion dollars… All they can boast of is the murder ...

December 30, 2012

“They should be shown no sympathy” – Memo of Abacha approving execution of Saro-Wiwa [DETAILS]

by Isi Esene The death of writer and environmental activist, Ken Saro-Wiwa and others who were killed in 1995 under ...

November 19, 2012

TICKER: How oil spills have damaged the Niger Delta

They were still recovering from the damaging effects of one, when another struck. It has been a string of woes ...

October 2, 2012

Matthew Kukah: Prof. Wangari Maathai: One year after

by Matthew Hassan Kukah  She described her divorce aptly as a tornado, which passed through her house. For, in quick ...

February 27, 2012

Shell Nigeria Ogoni Case: US Supreme Court fixes hearing

By Lekan Olanrewaju The U.S. Supreme Court has said it will on Tuesday listen to arguments from parties on allegations ...

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