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Will looters in the Zoo clean up the spills? Nigeria slams $11.1.5bn fine on Shell over Bonga spill.

THE Nigerian Maritime  Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA, and the National Oil Spill  Response and Emergency Agency, NOSREA, have fined Shell Nigeria  Exploration and production Company, SNEPCO, $11.5billion, about N1.84  trillion over the Bonga spill incident of 2011. Mr Patrick Akpobolokemi, the NIMASA’s Director General made the  disclosure while speaking at a Public Hearing organised by…

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Northern Group Urges Jonathan to Dump Sambo

Coordinator of the Northern Emancipation Network, Malam Abdul-AzeezSuleiman has cautioned that President Goodluck Jonathan’s chances in 2015in the North could only be guaranteed if he drops his Vice, Namadi Samboand runs with a more valuable mate. In a press statement signed in Abuja, Suleiman pointed out that theJonathan/Sambo ticket is proving a hard sale considering how…

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Ohanaeze warns North’s elders over Ihejirika

The apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has warned the Northern Elders Forum (NEF) to stop threatening former Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen- Azubuike Ihejirika. NEF threatened to sue Ihejirika at the International Criminal Court (ICC), The Hague, for alleged extra-judicial killings. The forum’s spokesman, Prof. Ango Abudullahi, issued a communiqué, accusing Ihejirika and six…