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Shell’s Bad Day in the Dock

By Nnimmo Bassey The decision of the Appeal Court at The Hague on 18 December 2015 that the four farmers whose lands and creeks were damaged by Shell’s pollution can indeed sue the oil mogul in The Netherlands has come as refreshing news. While this is a sweet step towards ...

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COP21 Agreed to A Climate Changed World

By Nnimmo Bassey COP21 has come and gone, and like most others before it, the response has been varied. Some have applauded the Paris Agreement as a giant step for humankind. Some are claiming a big win. Others take a holistic look at the future scenario the agreement presents and ...

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Recognising Climate Crooks

  By Nnimmo Bassey The COP is an interesting space where climate criminals prowl about in well cut suits dripping with blood. Of course the COP means two key things: Conference of Polluters and more importantly, Conference of Procrastinators. A really toxic combination. When they tell you that CCS means ...

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A Big “YES” To Increase In Tobacco Taxes

By Abdul Adeku One lasting legacy that former President Goodluck Jonathan bequeathed to the nation was the signing of the National Tobacco Control Bill (NTCB) into law on May 28, 2015. Effectively the NTCB is now the Tobacco Control Act 2015. Among some commendable provisions such as ban on single ...

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Bayelsa Politics: A Balanced View

By Mabota  Alata Lately the run of campaigns leading to the December 5 governorship poll in Bayelsa State has led to bizarre claims from the camp of Governor Seriake Dickson of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) against Chief Timipre Sylva of the All Progressive Congress (APC). The two are the ...

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Forward next steps on Nigeria’s Tobacco Control Act

The last recorded words of Russian-born ace Hollywood actor, Yul Bryner, in a TV commercial he knew he would not live to see were ‘Now that I am gone I tell you: Do not smoke. Whatever you do, do not Smoke’. Yul’s role in the legendary 1956 film, Ten Commandments, ...

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Out Of Sync And Out Of Step: A Governing Party, Its Change Mantra, And The Threat Of Consolidation Of A Rotten Past

BY Jaye Gaskia It will be six months exactly by the 29th of November since the inauguration of President Muhammadu Buhari [PMB], and with it the ascension to power of the new ruling party and self-styled ‘Governing Party’, the APC. May 29th 2015 was the culmination of the nationwide electoral tsunami ...

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WAITING FOR TIMIPRE SYLVA

BY MABOTA ALATA The chief reason the people of Bayelsa State would anxiously wait for the second coming of their former governor is the same reason why most Nigerians would await a national leader determined to think out of the box and revive the country’s economic fortunes with less emphasis ...

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Impunity, Rivers State and future elections in Nigeria

By Adiele Wonodi Wendell Willkie, a Republican and one of America’s most colourful politicians said in the 1940s that freedom cannot be separated from America. Americans, he said will always take freedom to people, whether black or white, whether they like it or not. According to Willkie, America’s freedom would ...

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Listen Up Mr. President…

By Michael Oluwagbemi It is almost six months, half a year, since your administration assumed the mantle of office we’ve waited in bated breath for change that we were promised, and have watched as change have died deaths by many strokes of accommodations. First we got platitudes of how bad ...

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