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09 March 2022 | 7:13 pm
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Oil extraction and repeated spills have turned the Nigerian state of Bayelsa into one of the world's most polluted areas. A report estimates the cleanup cost to be more than 12 billion dollars, and calls for oil companies Shell and Eni to foot the bill.
Since winning the recently concluded presidential election in Nigeria’s 2023 general election in March, a lot of speculation has surrounded who will play major roles in the cabinet of President-Elect Bola Ahmed Tinubu. According to numerous sources, party stakeholders, long-time associates, elder statesmen, and ex-governors are already engaged in intense lobbying for key positions, including ministerial appointments and other juicy offices. GuardianTV takes a look at some names that might play significant roles when the new administration is sworn in after May 29.
Inside Stuff with Martins Oloja this week examines the race to become the next Nigeria Senate President and Speaker House of Assembly. The multi-award-winning journalist with The Guardian Nigeria asks: 10th National Assembly: Who is on Nigeria's side?
The former prime minister of Pakistan, Imran Khan, has refused to allow police to search his home, saying that they must be supervised. Khan earlier appeared in court to seek protection from arrest.
German authorities have launched an investigation after two Russian dissidents, including a US-based activist, reportedly fell ill following a conference in Berlin.
When 18 incoming new governor takes over their states on May 29, 2023, they will take over near-bankrupt states. Overall, the governors who have completed their constitutionally allowed two terms plus Bello Matawalle of Zamfara, who could not secure re-election, will pass on a whopping N3.2 trillion to the new state handlers. The 19 states’ debt is about 44 percent of the cumulative $17.34 trillion owed by the 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.
A decent start it was for the Flying Eagles as they rallied from a goal down to claim their first victory at the U-20 World Cup against the Dominican Republic. Up next is an all-important clash against Italy and this could make or break their campaign in Argentina. Ayomide Sotubo and this is the Nutmeg on Guardian TV.
The Flying Eagles have made sure of qualification; they have done the job whether you like Ladan Bosso or not! It's now all about bragging rights when they face Brazil on Saturday and in this video, Ayomide Sotubo previews the game on The Nutmeg this week.
We meet filmmaker Adenike Hamilton, who returned to her home country, Sierra Leone, to create her own version of her country's narrative.
The 2020 murder of George Floyd focused attention on police violence in the United States. Though the officers involved are serving time in prison, efforts to address police racism remain stalled.
The movie measures of men spotlights the first genocide of the 20th century in which tens of thousands of indigenous Nama and Herero were slaughtered by german soldiers. The film bids to confront viewers with the harsh realities of colonial violence.
Justine Triet's “Anatomy of a Fall” won the Palme d'Or at the 76th Cannes Film Festival in a ceremony Saturday that bestowed the festival's prestigious top prize on an engrossing, rigorously plotted French courtroom drama that puts a marriage on trial.
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