NewsExpress advert FCMB banner
Stop killing Ogoni people, MOSOP tells FG, security forces

By News Express on 14/11/2017

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon Share on Google+

Views: 448

•MOSOP Publicity Secretary Fegalo Nsuke
•MOSOP Publicity Secretary Fegalo Nsuke

The Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (MOSOP) has warned the Federal Government and its security agents against killing of Ogoni people even as it condemned the killing of three youths of Luebe community in Ogoni, Rivers State last Sunday.

Fegalo Nsuke, Publicity Secretary of MOSOP, in a statement issued in Port Harcourt, Tuesday, accused men of the Nigerian Police of being behind the killings.

According to him, the youths had attempted to stop the Police from escorting illegally-mined petroleum products through their community en-route Ndoki in Oyigbo Local Government Area of the state.

He said that the Luebe killings were very regrettable not only because the youths had risen against pipeline vandalism masterminded and prosecuted by men of the Nigerian Police, they have also shown that the crime for which the government and Shell Petroleum Development Company had accused the Ogoni community is a crime by a criminal gang that is enjoying the protection of the Police.

Nsuke said Ogoni people are disheartened that the killing of their people by state security and the policies of government is dangerously and increasingly pointing to a state-backed genocide against the people. 

MOSOP noted with regret, what it viewed as the impunity that characterised the killings and abuses perpetrated by Nigerian security forces against the Ogoni people. It recalled that recently, over 35 persons were killed in Ogoniland in a military raid preceding the last re-run elections.

“The National Assembly launched a probe into the incident. The report has not been made public. Last month, precisely on October 6, Nigerian soldiers shot at peaceful protesters in Tai, no one has been held to account for the shootings nor has Shell, the company that has sponsored this shooting and several others ever been questioned over her activities in Ogoniland,” the statement read.

The Movement called on the Federal Government to properly investigate and prosecute every erring officer involved in the Luebe killings, while demanding an end to the mindless and seemingly deliberate killing of its people by security forces.

“We expect the security forces to protect our people and not kill them, we therefore want to make clear, our strong disgust against the impunity that has characterised human rights abuses by security men in Ogoniland and demand an end to this.”

Source News Express

Posted 14/11/2017 7:35:19 PM


Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon Share on Google+



REVEALED: 3 natural ways to get stronger erections, last 25minutes on bed, and increase manhood size without using drugs. Also, Natural Prostrate Enlargement Remedy.. Get In HERE...


You may also like...
AU Defence Chiefs meet to plot strategies to...

Trump floats ‘nuclear option’ to end shutdown

Mass defections as scores dump PDP for APC...

President Buhari behind my ordeal —Dasuki

Omoku killings: Police vows to bring killers to...

Lagos Government denies placing restriction of movement on...

Dokubo’s message to Boko Haram: ‘We’ll meet at...

Court rescues PDP, sacks Modu Sheriff •Police seal...

CMD trains 40,000 public officers, promotes 400 staff...

Yudala appoints Insight Publicis as communications consultants

Anti-Corruption Bills ready for passage soon: Senate Committee...

Saudi Arabia bars Nigerian planes bringing arms with...


Latest News Victor Moses shoots down hosts Poland as Super Eagles begin 2018 World Cup preparation on victory note FG tackles Bill Gates over Buhari’s economic strategy Jonathan, South South Governors, others storm Yenagoa for Restructuring Rally Cholera, Lassa fever kill 14 in Bauchi Anambra guber: Tribunal fixes April 17 for hearing of case against Obiano Queen Elizabeth to start this year’s London Marathon 7.4m pupils benefitting from school feeding programme — Osinbajo Supreme Court orders retrial of Kenny Martins, others for alleged N7.74bn Police Equipment fraud CBN sustains intervention in foreign exchange market with $339.89m Akeredolu remains Ondo Governor — APC Technological Development: FG ready to partner Techno Land Use Charge: Lagos Peoples’ Assembly throws weight behind Ambode •Brands Ikeja NBA mercenary tools of politicians


Most Read Nigerian female sex addict opens up, says ‘I like it with both men and women’ (333,021 views) NUDE PHOTO OF OMOTOLA JALADE-EKEINDE surfaces online (325,923 views) Shameless Genevieve Nnaji exposes breasts in public (261,428 views) Finally named: The full list of friends of Nigerian female sex addict who prowled Facebook (214,892 views) Igbo scholar disgraces Femi Fani-Kayode •Demolishes claims on Igbo/Yoruba history with facts and figures (198,385 views) OLUMBA OLUMBA OBU (the one who called himself God) IS DEAD (192,933 views) Breaking News: POPULAR REVEREND CONVERTS TO ISLAM in Kaduna (Nigeria) (168,163 views) OBJ’s son reported dead in Lagos plane crash •Names of more victims emerge (150,822 views) THE FINAL DISGRACE: Igbo scholar unleashes more facts about Igbo/Yoruba history, finishes off Femi Fani-Kayode with second article (143,494 views) My wasted years in Olumba Olumba Obu’s Evil Brotherhood (133,729 views) Lagos plane crash: Journalist releases victims’ names (133,013 views) Gunmen kill ASP, 2 other police officers in vain bid to kidnap Rivers PDP chieftain (126,227 views)


Categories Advertorials (3) African Press Organisation (81) Art & Literature (35) Business & Economy (2,984) Business Verdict (36) Columnists (817) Complaints & Requests (94) Enterprise & Opportunities (207) Entertainment (456) Features (554) Global Business Monitor (241) International (1,863) Interview (146) Live Commentary (28) Love Matters (114) News (33,862) Opinion (898) Pidgin (10) Politics (4,636) Religion (703) Sports (1,458) Stock Watch (28) AMA & Al Jazeera Global Update



NLNG Science and Literature Prize Awards




Football Highlight -- BARCELONA - CHELSEA 3:0


APO Group Partner




REVEALED: 3 natural ways to get stronger erections, last 25minutes on bed, and increase manhood size without using drugs. Also, Natural Prostrate Enlargement Remedy.. Get In HERE...

GOCOP Accredited Member

GOCOP Accredited member



Africa Media Agency and Al Jazeera