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Shell Denies Sole Blame For Nigeria’s Oil Spill

Royal Dutch Shell has told the Dutch Parliament, which summoned on it over issues of environmental pollution in the Niger Delta, that it would not take sole responsibility of the oil spills which had resulted in severe environmental damage to the area. Head of Shell’s Exploration and Production for Sub-Saharan Africa, Ian Craig, yesterday said […]

Certificate Forgery Suit Against Suswam Withdrawn

The defeated Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship aspirant in Benue State, Mr. Terver Kaki, Monday withdrew his case of certificate forgery against Governor Gabriel Suswam at the Federal High Court in Makurdi. At the resumed sitting of the court, counsel to Mr. Kaki, Mr. Samuel Kagbo, on behalf of his client, told the court that […]

Fear Of Poisoned Foodstuffs Spreads

Man dies after eating carrot ||  There is palpable fear in some parts of the country following rumours making the rounds   that some unidentified persons have poisoned foodstuffs and fruits brought to other parts of the country from strife torn Plateau State. A text message sent to residents of Enugu State purportedly warned people […]

Declare State of Emergency in Plateau, NLC Tells Jonathan

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) yesterday called on President Goodluck Jonathan to consider the option of declaring a state of emergency in Plateau State. The vice-president of NLC, Comrade Issa Aremu who spoke for the congress said this had become necessary in order to save the lives of the people in the state. Aremu who […]

ACN/CPC alliance talks collapse

T he proposed alliance between the Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) and the Congress for Progressive Change (CPC) has collapsed, THISDAY can report today. This followed the inability of both parties to reach a final agreement on common candidacy for the presidential poll. ACN leaders, including Asiwaju Ahmed Bola Tinubu, are pushing for the party’s […]

Plan to Re-launch NADECO Begins

Prominent left wing politicians who fought   military rule to a standstill during the pro-democracy struggle on the platform of the National Democratic Coalition (NADECO) will launch a fresh come back next week, THISDAY has learnt. Forces behind NADECO, according to sources, are planning to use the opportunity of the burial rites of the late Chief […]

OHAKIM: Imo Political Gladiator, Sheath Your Sword- By Emeka Oraetoka – Imo

By Emeka Oraetoka, Imo State, Nigeria – Jan. 27, 2011 – As an elder statesman in Nigeria, I make bold to say that my experience in politics both at the Centre and Imo State in particular puts me in a gilt-edged position to know the inner ring of Nigeria’s political system. It will not be […]

Beyond Atiku – By Dr. Jideofor Adibe-London, UK

By Dr. Jideofor Adibe, London, UK – Jan. 27, 2011 – The PDP presidential primaries have come and gone. According to official results, Jonathan polled 2,736 votes against Atiku’s 805 votes, and also defeated him in his home state of Adamawa State by 76 to 31 votes. Though Atiku was said to be still consulting with […]

NDLEA seizes N3bn Indian hemp in Ondo

Law Enforcement Agency said on Wednesday that it had seized about 32.9 tonnes of Indian hemp worth N3bn in the state, within the last eight months. The state Commandant of the agency, Mr. Walter Nicholas , who stated this while addressing journalists in his office in Akure, also said the command lost two of its […]

More complaints about DDC machines

MORE complaints over inadequate number of Direct Data Capture (DDC) machines, on Wednesday, trailed the ongoing voter registration in the Lagos metropolis, as it entered the 11th day. However, our correspondent observed that some centres had devised means of easing public tension by granting concession to senior citizens, who could hardly cope with the rigours […]

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