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Shell sued for mega-fraud in Nigeria

4 March 2019 The Netherlands sues Shell because of possible corruption in Nigeria – for 1.1 billion dollar kickbacks, part would have been collected by former president Goodluck Jonathan. The corruption case revolves around the Nigerian oil field OPL 245. Shell and the Italian oil company Eni paid in 2011 jointly 1.3 billion dollars for the concessions for that field. …

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Millions in Nigeria lack access to clean water

2 March 2019 A survey conducted by Nigeria’s Bureau of Statistics and UNICEF shows millions of households in Nigeria do not have access to clean water sources. While the supply of clean water in Nigeria has improved recently, 3 in 10 people still lack access. Ruth Samuel and her four children live here in an uphill settlement on the outskirts …

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President Buhari’s win challenged by Nigeria’s opposition

28 February 2019 President Muhammadu Buhari has been reelected in Saturday’s polls, but his main opposition rival is calling the results “rigged”. The runner-up from the People’s Democratic Party Atiku Abubakar says he’ll challenge the outcome in court. Nigeria’s courts have tended not to favour opposition parties in the past. Al Jazeera’s Haru Mutasa has more from Abuja. Follow @naijiant

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