A National Congress of the Ogoni people organised under the auspices of the Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (MOSOP) was held at the Peace and Freedom Centre, Bori-Ogoni on Saturday, August 8, 2015. It was attended by over eight (8) thousand Ogonis including traditional rulers, academics, traders, farmers, fisher folk, professionals, youths and women.

  • Aug 11, 2015
  • by Super User

The Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People has condemned in strong terms the unjustified, gruesome murder of an Ogoni, Mr. David Legbara by police sergeant James Imhalu and demanded his immediate prosecution and payment of adequate compensation from the police to the family of the deceased. MOSOP has also warned that should nothing be done within fourteen (14) days, the Ogoni people would have no choice than to peacefully and non-violently protest the heinous killing.

The Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (MOSOP) has welcomed and congratulated the President Muhammadu Buhari led Federal Government of Nigeria for approving the setting up of governing structures to facilitate the implementation of recommendations of the UNEP report on Ogoniland. Coming at a time when there have been growing skepticism driven by experiences of untoward politicisation of implementation of the report by the immediate past administration, the approval demonstrates a comforting shift from rhetoric to matching words with action; expressed commitment and rebuilt and strengthens the confidence of our people in the government.

Press Briefing on Ogoni Environment by the MOSOP President, Mr. Legborsi Saro Pyagbara on 3rd August 2015 at the MOSOP Secretariat, Port Harcourt

Members of the Press
Ladies and gentlemen

Last year  during the 3rd Anniversary of the release of UNEP Report, the Ogoni People through MOSOP  proclaimed  4th August  as the Ogoni Environment Day and called on every Ogoni person, every Ogoni community  and supporters of the Ogoni People  and lovers of the  environment  all over the world to join  the Ogoni people in celebrating the day and drawing attention of  critical stakeholders to the issues of  conservation of biodiversity and protection of the environment.

The Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (MOSOP) vehemently condemns yet another unprovoked invasion of Kporghor and Gio villages in Tai Local Government Council occasioning killing of innocent citizens and wanton destruction of remnants of houses in the villages. The invasion was confirmed to have been carried by a combined and sophisticatedly armed attackers from neighbouring Okrika communities especially Wakama. The attack, which is going on now reportedly started in the early hours of today (16/7/15). They were said to have also attacked Kira and murdered in cold blood an indigene of the village.

  • Jul 08, 2015
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The Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (MOSOP), at its Steering Committee meeting held in Port Harcourt yesterday, received and adopted the report of its Disciplinary Committee headed by HRH MeneSuanu T.Y. Baridam, JP. It as well accepted the recommendations of the committee with some amendments.

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