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Why Dokubo-Asari, Okah, Boyloaf must reunite

Whether you love or hate Henry Okah, he is a symbol of sorts for the Niger-Delta struggle. Leader of the Niger-Delta People Volunteer Force (NDPVF), Alhaji Mujahid Dokubo-Asari, who recently declared Okah as his enemy was the first to publicly proclaim him a gun runner. The Federal Government came up with the same charge, which had been withdrawn and the latest is “General” Boyloaf, who people use to refer to as Okah’s “second-in-command”.

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Bizarre! Fear grips Orile-Iganmu residents…Over claims of search for 24 human heads

By Ifeanyi Okolie Residents of Orile Iganmu, a suburb of Lagos State have been thrown into disarray following reports of desperate search for 24 human heads allegedly by some traditional religious worshippers in the area, to appease their gods before a gigantic tree standing on the marked portion of the Lagos-Badagry Expressway, could be cut
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Nigeria’s workplaces unsafe

*Workers fault FG on factories inspection at ILC By Funmi Komolafe, VictorAhiuma Young & Wahab Abdullah WITH globalisation, governments, especially in developing countries, have been been making efforts to attract foreign investments.  That’s in order, you would say but at what cost? In an attempt to retain such investors, some governments have either just looked
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OIL BILL: FG has total contempt for Niger Delta people, says Prof Sagay

There is nothing about royalty for the people of the Niger Delta. There is nothing about the cleaning up of the environment which is more damaging to the communities. There is nothing about any condition of how Niger Delta states and communities can have a stake in the industry, for example, a provision that will allow them preference to some oil blocs which they can exploit so that they can have significant practice in the industry.

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Kanu Heart Foundation to help 500 heart patients

Speaking during the official signing of the agreement, Kanu, Coordinator of the KHF, said the partnership arrangement had been in incubating for over year but got a break through in May 2009 in England when both parties finally agreed to collaborate in a partnership arrangement where 50 heart patients from the stable of the KHF will receive free open heart surgery every year in the Salam Center for Cardiac Surgery, at the Blue Nile area of Khartoum, Sudan.

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Why I refused to quit Abacha govt, Jakande, at 80, opens up

Bola Ahmed Tinubu and MKO came to me here in this house and MKO said `they are my friends’. I told them that the ministry that suited me was ministry of works and housing and asked MKO that ‘these your soldier friends, when would they go?’ He said it won’t be long but Tinubu said it might be 12 months, it might be 15 months. I then said I would think about it.

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Seven-Point Agenda: As public silence becomes noisy

NOBODY can write off the optimism that trailed Yar’Adua’s inaugural speech. It was inspirational, even as it raised the expectations of a people, used to mis- governance. Since then, promises made, are yet to translate to overwhelming prosperity. Not even the pledged generational shift, has been noticed in federal appointments-a reason why many have blamed
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