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Polluted water in hand, Nigerian king takes Shell to court in London.

King Emere Godwin Bebe Okpabi holds up a plastic bottle containing contaminated water from his community in Nigeria, proof of oil pollution that he blames on Royal Dutch Shell — and on which he hopes a London court will deliver justice. “My people are drinking this water,” said the tribal king of the Ogale community in the oil-rich Niger Delta. Okpabi has flown to London for a High Court hearing on Tuesday in which lawyers for more than 40,000 Nigerians are demanding action from Shell to clean up oil spills that have devastated their communities for decades. “There are strange diseases in my...
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Shell Faces Fresh Nigeria Pollution Claims In London

Oil giant Royal Dutch Shell came under renewed scrutiny on Wednesday over its environmental record in Nigeria after lawyers brought fresh claims of damage caused by spills to a London court.   British legal firm Leigh Day has filed two cases at the High Court in a bid to force the Anglo-Dutch energy major to clean up damage caused in the communities of Ogale and Bille in the Niger Delta, Nigeria’s main oil-producing region, and provide compensation. In Bille, the lawyers hope to prove that Shell is liable for failing to protect its pipelines from damage caused by third parties, which, they said,...
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News Alert: Gamaliel Onosode Is Dead

Foremost technocrat and boardroom Czar, Mr. Gamaliel Onosode, 82, is dead. Reporters learnt Mr. Onosode died Tuesday morning at Gold Cross Hospital, Ikoyi Lagos at about 8:15am after a protracted illness. Onosode was flown home yesterday from London. According to Wikipedia: Gamaliel Offoritsenere Onosode (born 22 May 1933) (Died 29 September 2015) is a Nigerian technocrat, administrator and a former presidential candidate of the All Nigeria People’s Party of Nigeria. Educated at the Government College, Ughelli and the University of Ibadan, he emerged in the 1970s, as one of Nigeria’s leading educated...
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Buhari’s Interview Location, PDP Blasts APC For Deceit

PDP has lambasted the All Progressives Congress for lying about about the location of General Buhari’s interview for the TV show ‘All Eyes on Africa". The party said the discovery that the interview was conducted in Abuja and not London has been peddled proves that the APC is a party founded and built on deceit. Femi Fani-Kayode, the spokesperson of the PDP’s Presidential Campaign Organisation (PDPPCO), said If the APC can lie about the location of an ordinary interview, then it cannot be trusted with anything tangible. Read More: Leadership
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Out with the old, in with the new.

Hey guys! I finally finished editing pictures from my last photoshoot. I know it took a while, but I got there in the end. I figured some of you might be a bit used to seeing Comfort’s face, but don’t worry, I’ve got something different for you next week. I had a great time editing these pictures and it brought back good memories. It also made me think of the future. I’ve been thinking of various photoshoot ideas. I noticed I have some sort of “natural hair” theme going on, so I’ve decided to do a photoshoot about different shades of black. I’m hoping to do this during the summer because...
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