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"What the people want" - John Odigie Oyegun

John Odigie Oyegun - Credits: Olamikan Gbemiga
Apro-democracy activist and former governor of Edo State in the oil-producing Niger Delta, John Odigie Oyegun is chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress. In that capacity, he led a committee to produce policy proposals to reform the constitution.

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In Nigeria, Shell’s onshore roots still run deep

25092018ShellRoyal Dutch Shell wants to reweight its footprint in Nigeria to focus on oil and gas fields far offshore, away from the theft, spills, corruption and unrest that have plagued the West African country's onshore industry for decades.

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Liberians demand return of missing millions

TWITTERVideos uploaded to social media showed Liberian demonstrators marching at a #bringbackourmoney protest on Monday (September 24) in Liberia's capital, Monrovia.

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Abiola Bawuah: People power

 

 

BawuahThe new head of UBA’s West Africa operations turbo-boosted profits at the bank’s Ghana subsidiary, but she  maintains people come before numbers every time

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Interview - Christine Lagarde, Managing director, International Monetary Fund

 

Stephen Jaffe/IMF photoHow did 15 African countries get deeper  in debt after the IMF wrote off billions? The Fund’s managing director talks to The Africa Report about trade wars, wasteful spending, ideology and the future for Africa’s workers

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Liberia loses $104 mln in central bank cash, bans 15 from foreign travel

Photo by AP. Ellen Johnson Sirleaf's son is implicated in the missing notesFifteen Liberians, including the son of former president Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, are banned from leaving the country while the government investigates the whereabouts of $104 million in missing cash intended for the central bank, the government said.

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