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Nigeria News:How I rejected $15m bribe-Ribadu

  One of the governors of the Delta that we investigated offered me $15m in cash to stop the investigation against him.

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Nigeria News: Military task force raises hope on kidnapped expatriates

The Joint Task Force has assured that all expartriates held hostage by militants in the Niger delta will be rescued. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that about four ...

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Nigeria News: Niger delta crisis costs Nigeria N8.7b daily

 Nigeria is losing over one million barrels of crude oil per day, estimated to be about  N8.7 billion daily, from the on going crisis in the Niger delta

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US Congress holds hearing on Shell activities in Niger delta

The United States Congress’s Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission  heard a testimony about the negative environmental impacts of oil operations in the Niger Delta; including those of multinational oil giant ...

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US court rejects Chevron plea for payment of $485,000 by Ilaje community

A U.S. federal court on April 23, 2009 rejected a request by Chevron Corporation that members of the Ilaje community in Ondo state who lost a suit brought against the ...

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Nigeria news: US Groups launch campaign against Gas flaring in Nigeria

Several United States based environmental advocacy groups including the Center for Constitutional Rights, Earth Rights International, and other human rights have launched a campaign for an end to Gas flaring ...

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Nigeria News: Police boss prescribes death sentence for kidnappers

Niger State Commissioner of Police, Mr Micheal Zuokomor wants anyone found guilty of kidnapping to be sentenced to death, saying kidnapping is more dangerous that armed robbery

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Legislators want to be involved in appointment of NDDC board

Nigeria News   Members of Nigeria’s Federal House of Representatives want to be involved in the appointment of new board members for the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC).   Chairman, ...

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