Reps decline to observe minute-silence for Saro-Wiwa, say his execution was lawful

Reps decline to observe minute-silence for Saro-Wiwa, say his execution was lawful

The House of Representatives on Tuesday kicked against a proposal by Rep. Kingsley Chinda (PDP-Rivers) to observe a minute’s silence in honour of the late environmentalist, Ken Saro-Wiwa, 22 years after he passed on. Saro-Wiwa was executed alongside eight others on November 10, 1995 after being found guilty of murder. The lawmakers said it wo...
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Ogoni clean-up: ‘Nothing concrete has been done’ — MOSOP gives FG December deadline

Ogoni clean-up: ‘Nothing concrete has been done’ — MOSOP gives FG December deadline

The Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (MOSOP) says “nothing concrete” has been done regarding the clean-up of Ogoni land. At a press briefing in Port Harcourt, Rivers The post Ogoni clean-up: ‘Nothing concrete has been done’ —...
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INTERVIEW: With ground work completed, Ogoni clean-up to start soon, says minister

INTERVIEW: With ground work completed, Ogoni clean-up to start soon, says minister

On June 2, 2016, Acting President Yemi Osinbajo — on behalf 0f President Muhammadu Buhari — flagged off the Ogoni clean-up in Bodo, one of the most polluted regions ofThe post INTERVIEW: With ground work completed, Ogoni clean-up to start soon, say...
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OGONI CLEAN-UP: Work has begun, says Laolu Akande

OGONI CLEAN-UP: Work has begun, says Laolu Akande

Laolu Akande, spokesperson of Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, says work has already begun on the clean-up of Ogoniland. TheCable had reported that the clean-up was yet to commence one yearThe post OGONI CLEAN-UP: Work has begun, says Laolu Akande appeared firs...
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OGONI CLEAN-UP: We don’t want to start on a faulty note, says minister

OGONI CLEAN-UP: We don’t want to start on a faulty note, says minister

Jibril Ibrahim, the minister of state for environment, says the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration does not want to start the clean-up of Ogoniland on a faulty note. In an exclusiveThe post OGONI CLEAN-UP: We don’t want to start on a...
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OGONI IN AGONY: One year after flag-off, not a drop of spilled oil has been cleaned as residents await ‘due date with death’

OGONI IN AGONY: One year after flag-off, not a drop of spilled oil has been cleaned as residents await ‘due date with death’

“I was with [Kenule] Saro-wiwa in 1992, 1993 when this manifold was shut, following some environmental threats,” Christian Lekova Kpandei, tells TheCable as he struggles to keep his motorcycle stableThe post OGONI IN AGONY: One year after flag-off,...
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Senate to probe implementation of Ogoni clean-up exercise

The Senate yesterday said it will probe the implementation of the Ogoni Clean-up project launched last year by President Muhammadu Buhari to address the environmental challenges faced by the people in the Niger Delta region. This was sequel to a motion tagged...
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