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MOSOP accuses Shell of resuming oil exploration in Ogoniland

The Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (MOSOP) has accused the Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) of plotting to kill the Ogoni people by forcefully attempting to resume operations in Ogoniland.

Ogoni Clean-up project is on course – Senate

The Senate on Wednesday allayed fears on the implementation of the ongoing Ogoni Clean-up project, saying: “It is on course.”

400 indigenous workers deployed as Bodo cleanup begins

Over 400 indigenous workers have been deployed on site, as Shell begins the cleanup of Bodo community.

Why Nigeria is in crisis

I wish to express my heartfelt thanks for the invitation to participate in the 13th edition of the All Nigeria Editors’ Conference by sharing some our thoughts with you and to declare it open.

Wike dissolves chieftaincy stools’ inquiry panel

Rivers State governor, Chief Ezebunwo Nyesom Wike, has ordered the dissolution of the Panel of Inquiry To Review Classification Of The State Chieftaincy Stools.

Ogoni clean-up: MOSOP accuses Shell of refusing to pay its share

The Movement for the Survival of Ogoni People (MOSOP) has accused Shell Petroleum Development Development Company (SPDC) of refusing to pay its share of the counterpart funding for the clean-up.

Wike sacks caretaker committee chairmen of 4 LGAs in Rivers

Gov. Nyesom Wike of Rivers on Monday in Port Harcourt relieved the Chairmen of four Local Government Caretaker Committees of their appointments.


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Forces within tearing PDP apart – Governor Dickson

The Governor of Bayelsa State, Mr. Seriake Dickson, has said that some forces within the Peoples Demoratic Party, are tearing the party apart.

NGO lauds FG’s bid to increase tax on tobacco

The Youth Action on Tobacco Control and Health (YATCH), an NGO, has lauded the Federal Government’s plan to increase tobacco tax.

Zimbabwe says it respects WHO decision on Robert Mugabe

Zimbabwe's government says it respects the decision by the World Health Organisation chief to withdraw the appointment of President Robert Mugabe as a "goodwill ambassador".

Partly cloudy, hazy weather expected on Monday – NiMet

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted partly cloudy to sunny weather conditions over the Central States of the country on Monday morning.

Church urges fervent prayers for Kogi to surmount challenges

Rev Bayo Adelaja of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Lokoja, has urged Kogi people to fervently pray for the state to enable it surmount its present challenges.

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South Sudan opens first kidney hospital

President Salva Kiir opened South Sudan's first-ever kidney hospital Thursday in Juba, calling it a breakthrough for the country's medical care.

US secretary of state Rex Tillerson attends landmark Saudi, Iraq meeting

Top US diplomat Rex Tillerson attended a landmark meeting Sunday between Saudi Arabia and Iraq aimed at upgrading strategic ties between the two countries and countering Iran's regional influence.

Argentina confirm date for friendly game against Super Eagles next month

The senior national team of Nigeria will take on South America giants Argentina in their first pre World Cup 2018 friendly game.

President Buhari’s govt good at lies, propaganda – Goodluck Jonathan

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has alleged that the Federal Government under President Muhammadu Buhari is characterised by lies and propaganda.

No rape in IDP camps in Yobe – SEMA

Yobe State Emergency Management Agency on Saturday refuted media reports alleging rape of some of Internally Displaced Persons who are camped in Damaturu.