Twenty-three years ago, we gathered here to begin the walk from our Egypt of oppression to our Canaan of liberation and to set the agenda for our own social transformation with destiny restoration. Today, we are gathered once again in what has become an annual ritual to remind ourselves that the dreams and tasks which our forbearers set for us and the struggle for the realization of these dreams and tasks continues unabated.

  • Dec 30, 2015
  • by Super User

The Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (MOSOP) today re-elected its incumbent president, Mr. Legborsi Saro Pyagbara to pilot the affairs of the Ogoni umbrella organisation for the next three (3) years (2016-2019). The MOSOP leader out-scored its opponent, Chief Mike Lube-Nwidobie with fifty-one (51) votes against the loser's zero (0) score.

The apex platform of the Ogoni people, MOSOP, has condemned in strong terms the reported assassination attempt on the life of the publisher of the Port Harcourt based tabloid, National Network, Pastor Jerry Needam and his family. Pastor Needam we are aware, has in the past suffered similar deadly attempts on his life. MOSOP therefore call on the security agencies to leave no stone unturned in apprehending and bringing the perpetrators to justice and as well provide adequate security for him and his family in view of their vulnerability.

The Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (MOSOP) has hailed the ruling Friday, December 18 of a Dutch appellate court sitting in The Hague, Netherlands that the Dutch-based parent company of Nigeria’s Shell Petroleum Development Company Nigeria Limited (SPDC), Royal Dutch Shell, “can be liable for oil spills caused by facilities of her Nigerian subsidiary.”

The Ogoni people under the auspices of the Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (MOSOP) has celebrated this year’s World Human Rights Day with a call on federal, state and local governments in Nigeria to strengthen commitment to guaranteeing and safeguarding human and environmental rights as well as fundamental freedoms of citizens and communities in the country. They also urged affirmative action regarding cases of infringements on the rights of the voiceless indigenous and minority populations that are always at the receiving end of human and environmental rights violations without determined and genuine efforts at reversing the trend.

  • Dec 07, 2015
  • by Super User

The apex decision making organ of the Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (MOSOP), the Steering Committee, has at its meeting held recently in Port Harcourt set up a 5-man Electoral Committee (ELECO) to conduct elections into offices of the organisation open to competition. The decision was reached in view of the fact that the tenure of the current leadership of the Movement expires on December 31, 2015. The ELECO members are asfollows:

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