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Sabagreia: Bayelsa community where evil, wicked men dread

SABAGREIA—THE Izon-speaking riverine community, Sabagreia, is situated at a point where River Nun branches out into a major tributary, the Igbedi Creek, in Yenagoa Local Government Area, Bayelsa State. But what attracts other Bayelsans and residents from neighbouring Rivers and Delta states to the waterside locality, formerly known as Bolouseibokrogha, which translated literally means ‘a town where no evil/wicked person would settle’ is the Lake Efi fishing festival.

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Return of Oshodi war lords

JUST as in time past, Oshodi, the bustling centre of commercial activities in Lagos, is once again in the news for the wrong reasons. Indeed, Oshodi was for years perceived as a wild jungle which served as a convenient battle ground for both criminal and non-criminal elements, including rival factions of traders and transport unions who usually engaged in bloody showdowns at the slightest provocation.

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Massive security forces deployed to overrun us, Ogbeh-Ijoh cries out

RESIDENTS of Ogbe-Ijoh Kingdom, in Warri South-West Local Government Area of Delta State, weekend, raised the alarm over alleged massive distribution of military personnel and artilleries in neighboring Aladja, in Udu Local Government Area, with which it has had protracted land dispute, saying the deployment was a calculated attempt to overrun the monarchy using security personnel.

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Oil palm estate of dispute: Gov’s aides in fight to finish

By Emmanuel Una BETWEEN 1961 and ‘62,  Chief Michael Okpara, then Premier of the Eastern Region,embarked on the cultivation of large hectares of agricultural estates which he called “Farm Settlements.” These farm settlements included cocoa, oil palm and rubber estates and the projects had the main objective of serving as an economic source for the government of the region while
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