Political Autonomy for Nigeria's Ogoniland?

Controversy persists over the Movement for the Survival of Ogoni People's declaration of August 2 as 'Ogoni Autonomy Day'.

Ogoni community members.

  • Nigeria:  MOSOP Sends Notice of Self-Governance to FG

    Vanguard, 4 September 2012

    Factional leader of Movement for the Survival of Ogoni People, MOSOP, Dr. Goodluck Diigbo, has said his group had written to notify President Goodluck Jonathan of its recent ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  We Have No Plan to Secede - Ogoni Kingdom

    Leadership, 4 September 2012

    The people of Ogoniland yesterday recanted plans to form a sovereign state which amounts to secession, saying what they wanted instead was for the federal government to create a ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Ogoni Denies Secession Claims

    This Day, 4 September 2012

    The people of Ogoni have dissociated themselves from the secession plot by a faction of the Movement for the Survival of Ogoni People (MOSOP) led by Goodluck Diigbo. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Ogoni Leaders Meet Jonathan, Deny Secession Threat

    Leadership, 3 September 2012

    Leaders of Ogoni Community in Rivers State on Monday denied media report of an alleged secession plan by the people of Ogoni land or a declaration for a Sovereign State of Ogoni. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Ken Saro-Wiwa and the New Oil Sheikhs (column)

    This Day, 4 August 2012

    Fellow Nigerians, it seems like yesterday when Mr Ken Saro-Wiwa, the hero of the Ogoni Rights Movement, was hanged on November 10, 1995, by the Abacha government after a kangaroo ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  The Ogoni, the North and the Quest for Political Autonomy (opinion)

    Vanguard, 15 August 2012

    Two weeks ago, a faction of the Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People led by Goodluck Diigbo proclaimed political autonomy. read more »

  • Nigeria:  NBA Asks FG to Call Ogoni, Bayelsa Govt to Order

    Vanguard, 15 August 2012

    The Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, yesterday, declared as illegal and unconstitutional, the recent declaration of "self-government" by Ogoni people in Rivers State, just as it ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  NBA - Ogoni Declaration, Unconstitutional

    This Day, 15 August 2012

    Addressing journalists in Abuja to announce the association's preparation for its 52nd annual general conference, NBA's President, Chief Joseph Bodurin Daudu (SAN), said the ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  'Ogoni Govt Will Be Self Funded for 30 Days'

    Daily Trust, 13 August 2012

    The factional Movement for the Survival of Ogoni People (MOSOP) led by Goodluck Diigbo, has announced that the Ogoni Central Indigenous Authority (OCIA) under the Ogoni ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Ogoni - What Manner of Autonomy?

    Vanguard, 13 August 2012

    A faction of the Movement for the Survival of Ogoni People, MOSOP makes a Unilateral Declaration of Independence from Nigeria. But does it change anything? read more »

  • Nigeria:  MOSOP Makes U-Turn On Self Government

    Daily Trust, 8 August 2012

    The factional leader of the Movement Survival of Ogoni People (MOSOP) led by Goodluck Diigbo has made a 'U' turn on the recent declaration of Ogoni self government. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Ogoni Self-Govt On Course - Diigbo

    Vanguard, 8 August 2012

    FACTIONAL President of Movement for the Survival of Ogoni People, MOSOP, Dr. Goodluck Diigbo, has said Ogoni will not go back on their declaration of autonomy. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Ogoni Autonomy - Diigbo Chides Amaechi

    This Day, 6 August 2012

    The man who declared August 2 as 'Ogoni Autonomy Day', Mr. Goodluck Diigbo, has chided the Governor of Rivers State, Mr. Chibuike Amaechi, over his comments that the declaration of ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  FG to Start Restoration of Ogoniland - Alison-Madueke

    Leadership, 7 August 2012

    The Federal Government said that it has begun full soil remediation in Ogoni caused by oil spill in the Niger Delta in collaboration with some International Oil Companies (IOCs). read more »

  • Nigeria:  'Ogoni Autonomy a Mere Internet Declaration'

    Daily Trust, 7 August 2012

    The Ogoni Solidarity Forum (OSF), a civil society organization based in Port Harcourt, has described last week declaration of Ogoni autonomy as an early morning signal of impending ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  UNEP Report On Ogoni Pollution Not Abandoned - Minister

    Vanguard, 7 August 2012

    The Federal Government says it is implementing the report of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) on the cleaning up of the pollution in the environment in Ogoni, ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Federal Govt Begins Clean-Up of Ogoniland

    This Day, 7 August 2012

    After suffering delays caused by the January protests over the fuel subsidy removal, the Federal Government Monday announced that it has commenced the implementation of the United ... read more »

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