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Itsekiri, Ijaw, Ilaje graduates reject contract extension for 151 VTP trainees

Leadership of Itsekiri, Ijaw and Ilaje graduates under the aegis of the 3i Coalition, has rejected the three months contract extension allegedly offered to 151 graduate trainees of VTP 5/OTP 2 and VTP 6 by Chevron Nigeria Limited, CNL, insisting that Chevron “must convert all 151 trainees who have been under slave labour for over three years.”            

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The history of Lagos, Ilaje and the aboriginal tribes

WRITING on the Ilaje situation in Lagos, Ajose Kudehinbu, former Head of Service of Ondo State and prince of the Ilaje Aheri kingdom who spent his early childhood in Lagos, recalled that one of the several places Ilaje had occupied and which he visited with his father, growing up then, in the city was ‘Agege-Odo’, now Akoka and present site of the University of Lagos from where the original Ilaje occupants were evacuated to establish the University.

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