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Extractive Industries: Workers and Communities Face Hazards

by Segun Ogun The for-profit logic that guides extractive industries places workers in that sector and the communities where extractive activities are carried out in...

Shell pays for oil spill in Bodo

by Nnamdi Ikeagu The major oil company, Shell reached an out of court settlement to pay £55m (N15.7bn) to the 15,600 fishermen of Bodo community,...

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Zamfara Killings Must STOP

Generalised insecurity of lives has become the new normal in Nigeria. Across the country, and particularly in the northern states, hundreds of lives have...

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The 1989 Anti-SAP Revolt

In 1989, thousands rose in protest against the IMF and World Bank-inspired Structural Adjustment Programme (SAP). This supported the lavish lifestyles of corrupt government...