Oil Communities Allege Discrimination, Non-Payment of Landowners By Shell

[Guardian] Representatives of oil producing communities in Delta State yesterday protested at the National Assembly against Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC)’s discriminatory and non-payment of rentals to land owners.

[Guardian] Representatives of oil producing communities in Delta State yesterday protested at the National Assembly against Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC)'s discriminatory and non-payment of rentals to land owners.

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PDP Getting Set to Win 2019, Says Makarfi

[Guardian] Former Kaduna State governor, Senator Ahmed Makarfi, headed the National Caretaker Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) that organised the election of its new leadership last December 9. In this interview with Saxone Akhaine, he s…

[Guardian] Former Kaduna State governor, Senator Ahmed Makarfi, headed the National Caretaker Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) that organised the election of its new leadership last December 9. In this interview with Saxone Akhaine, he spoke on how the PDP is being repositioned to win the 2019 presidential election. Excerpts:

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We Formed Our Gang in Prison, Says Suspected Killer of Taxify Driver

[Guardian] Two of the robbery suspects arrested by the operatives of Rapid Response Squad (RRS) of the Lagos State police command for killing a Taxify driver and snatching his vehicle have confessed that they formed their robbery gang in Kirikiri Prison. ‬

[Guardian] Two of the robbery suspects arrested by the operatives of Rapid Response Squad (RRS) of the Lagos State police command for killing a Taxify driver and snatching his vehicle have confessed that they formed their robbery gang in Kirikiri Prison. ‬

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Academics Back Mkapa’s Advice On Public Schools

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Former President Benjamin Mkapa’s call for national dialogue to save the education standards received backing from some academics yesterday, with some saying the country has an urgent need to improve standards.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Former President Benjamin Mkapa's call for national dialogue to save the education standards received backing from some academics yesterday, with some saying the country has an urgent need to improve standards.

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As Supermarket Shelves Clear Up, Nakumatt FC Also Goes Up for Sale

[Nation] After almost two years of enduring deep financial difficulties, the Nakumatt FC management have resorted to desperate attempts to get money, including selling off the club.

[Nation] After almost two years of enduring deep financial difficulties, the Nakumatt FC management have resorted to desperate attempts to get money, including selling off the club.

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Lagos Rescues 51 Destitute Children, Beggars

[Guardian] A recently launched campaign by the Lagos State government tagged ‘Operation Clear Lagos’, constituted to address the menace of street begging, rehabilitate destitute and mentally challenged persons, has rescued 51 persons.

[Guardian] A recently launched campaign by the Lagos State government tagged 'Operation Clear Lagos', constituted to address the menace of street begging, rehabilitate destitute and mentally challenged persons, has rescued 51 persons.

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You Are a Serial Liar, Jonathan Tells Osinbajo

[Guardian] Former President Goodluck Jonathan has challenged Vice President Yemi Osinbajo to show evidence that officials of his administration shared billions of dollars before the 2015 general election.

[Guardian] Former President Goodluck Jonathan has challenged Vice President Yemi Osinbajo to show evidence that officials of his administration shared billions of dollars before the 2015 general election.

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