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EXCLUSIVE: Dangote opens talks with Gboko community where soldiers killed 7- Premium times

A civil society group accuses Mr. Dangote of being a serial abuser of human rights.

Nigerian billionaire and Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote, opened direct negotiations, Monday, with the Gboko community of Benue State where soldiers at his multibillion dollar cement factory killed seven locals. 660 more words


INVESTIGATION: Massacre in Gboko: Soldiers at Dangote’s factory kill 7; company, govt. abandon victims’ families-Premium Times

A tale of blood and murder in a Benue community. There is no justice from  government or compensation from Africa’s richest man whose business is linked to the crime. 556 more words



They would come every year, arriving suddenly at our home with their chatter in a language I struggled to greet in. My late father’s two sisters came with gifts of oranges as if the fruits could absorb the jolt of their arrival and act as succour. 1,461 more words