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Chikezie OMEJE

Chikezie can be reached at comeje@icirnigeria.org. Follow him on Twitter: @KezieOmeje

DATA: The unjust resource allocations that make a case for restructuring

Additional reports by Oluwadamilola Ojetunde and Victoria Nwaziri     The sharing of N12.84 trillion, (12,846,756,475,008.90) to 774 local governments in the country shows gross marginalisation of some...

The sight of a united Nigeria lifts the world, says US ambassador

  Stuart Symington, the US Ambassador to Nigeria, has called on Nigerians to resist the temptation to divide the country, describing Nigeria as a country...

Four ‘Ogoni Nine’ widows sue Shell for ‘complicity’ in their husbands’ death

Four widows of men who were hanged along with Ken Saro-Wiwa in 1995 by Nigeria’s military government have launched a civil case against Shell...
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FLASHBACK: How Suntai and associates held Taraba to ransom for three years

  Dambaba Suntai, former Governor of Taraba State, a man who survived food poisoning and plane crash, continued to be the governor of the state until...

Suntai, plane crash survivor, former Taraba governor, dies at 55

  Danbaba Suntai, former Governor of Taraba State, whose 56th birthday is only two days away, has died. According to SaharaReporters, his demise was confirmed by Emmanuel Bello,...

How Boko Haram slaughters babies with double-edged knives and collects their blood in buckets

  Boko Haram insurgents kill their sons and use blood to wash their hands when they return from fighting, a report funded by the Pulitzer...
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Buhari’s illness, ‘Coordinating President Osinbajo’… five dramas that delayed budget assent

  On Monday, the 2017 Appropriation Bill was signed into law by Acting President Yemi Osibanjo — one month and one day after it was passed by...

Another whistle-blower sacked — the second in three months

  Murtala Ibrahim, a former auditor with the Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMBN), is the latest person to lose his job after revealing a...

Osotimehin, UNFPA boss and ex-health minister, dies at 68

Babatunde Osotimehin, Executive Director of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and former Minister of Health, is dead.
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