2012-02-28 07:51:29Gas Explosion - Jonathan Orders Minister, Chevron to Pay Compensation[Leadership]
President Goodluck Jonathan yesterday ordered the Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Dieazani Alison-Madueke and management of Chevron Nigerian Limited to kick-start a process for the payment of compensation to the affected indigenes of the Koluama 1 and 2 communities of the Southern Ijaw Local Government area of Bayelsa State over the damage caused the January 16th explosion from a gas rig in the area.
Saturday, 11-28-15, 18:33Kaboré Fills Ouagadougou National Stadium for Last Campaign Rally[RFI] Some 35,000 people filled Ouagadougou's national stadium on Friday for an election campaign rally supporting Roch Marc Christian Kaboré in Burkina Faso's landmark election. Kaboré and his People's Movement for Progress (MPP) party have emerged as one of the frontrunners in the polls, which are first elections to be held since the ousting of former president Blaise Compaore.
Saturday, 11-28-15, 18:29Gunmen Attack UN Base in Northern Mali[Al Jazeera] Unidentified gunmen have attacked a base for UN peacekeepers in the northern Mali town of Kidal, a peacekeeper at the base said.