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2012-02-28 07:51:29 Gas 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.

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