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Oil Spill Shuts Down Fishing In 10 Delta Communities

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Oil spillage in Delta

A devastating oil blowout has grounded fishing occupation at over 10 oil communities in Gbaramatu Kingdom, Warri South-West Local Government Area in Delta State.
Some of the affected communities were Benikrukru, Kokodiagbene, Oporoza, Azama, Inikorogha and Kurutie and the leak was reportedly, at the weekend, spreading to more communities in the area.
Thousands of fishermen in the communities, their families and buyers from different from different parts of the state and beyond have been stranded as a result of the spill.

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Villagers, who spoke, complained that there was palpable fear in the affected communities, as some people have falling sick due to pollution of bodies of rivers which are major sources of water supply to the people.
One of them, therefore, called on concerned stakeholders to live up to expectations by engaging the affected communities, rather than staying mute and denying its involvement in the spill.

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Four killed, UN facilities burnt as Boko Haram attack Borno community

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Boko Haram insurgents attack Dapchi community yobe state

Four killed, UN facilities burnt, vehicles stolen as Boko Haram attack Borno community.

The attack was mostly targeted at the UN and NGO facilities in Damasak. A police station and a hospital were also attacked.

 

 

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Bianca Belair Beats Sasha Banks, Wins SmackDown Women’s Title

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Bianca Belair Beats Sasha Banks, Wins SmackDown Women’s Title

Bianca Belair made history at WrestleMania 37 as she beat Sasha Banks in WWE’s first ever main event between two black performers.

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It was the first time the performers had been in front of a live crowd in over a year, with Banks and Belair getting the huge honour of closing the first night of the double header at Raymond James Stadium.

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5 Burnt Beyond Recognition in a Car Accident along Yola-Gombe Express Road

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5 Burnt Beyond Recognition in a Car Accident along Yola-Gombe Express road

Five Youth from Adamawa are said to have been burnt beyond recognition in a car accident along Yola-Gombe Express road in, late hours of Saturday.

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The five were on their way to convey the “Kayan Tambaya” Introduction which is a wedding introduction to the bride family.

Mass burial is expected holds on Sunday.

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