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Breaking: Ogoni youths barricade NNPC gate in Port Harcourt

By Davies Iheamnachor

PORT HARCOURT – Hundreds of youths from the Ogoni ethnic nationality in Rivers State have blocked the entrance to the office of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, in Port Harcourt.

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The youths identified to be members of Ken Saro-Wiwa Associates, KSA, this morning staged a peaceful protest to the NNPC offfice demanding a halt on the planned resumption of oil exploration in Ogoniland.

Leader of the protest and the Coordinator of Ken Saro-Wiwa Associates, Chief. Gani Topba, said the people came out in their numbers to show total rejection of the move.

Details later.


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