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News: Niger

We have started to collect the most important news related to Niger in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

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Niger: news

Attack on Shell plant in Nigeria

Saturday, May 3rd 2008, 22:19
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

Militants blow up a Shell-owned oil flow station in the Niger Delta, the fifth such attack in recent weeks.
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Secret trial for Nigeria militant

Friday, May 2nd 2008, 22:06
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

A Nigerian court rules that the treason trial of Niger Delta militant leader Henry Okah will be held behind closed doors.
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Leaders agree plan to save Niger

Thursday, May 1st 2008, 1:06

Nine West African countries agree an $8bn, 20-year plan to save Africa's third-largest river, the Niger.
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'Ex-slave' takes Niger to court

Monday, April 7th 2008, 12:27

A former slave sues Niger's government, saying it has failed to implement any slavery laws.
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Nigeria oil rebel pipeline found

Tuesday, March 11th 2008, 17:34
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

Nigeria's army says it has found a private pipeline supplying oil to a militant's home in the Niger Delta.
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Nigeria rebel 'is alive and well'

Sunday, March 9th 2008, 16:12

A key member of a Niger Delta oil militant group not seen since his arrest is confirmed as alive and well by his family.
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Call for Delta rebel to be tried

Thursday, February 21st 2008, 16:22

Lawyers for a militant leader in the oil-rich Niger Delta file court papers demanding that he be put on trial.
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Top Nigerian militant extradited

Friday, February 15th 2008, 20:41
related countries: Angola Angola, Nigeria Nigeria

A top Niger Delta militant leader, Henry Okah, has been extradited from Angola to Nigeria, say officials.
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New dinosaurs identified in Niger

Thursday, February 14th 2008, 1:09

Two previously unknown meat-eating dinosaurs have been identified from Sahara desert fossils in Niger.
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Oil firms ordered to Niger Delta

Friday, February 8th 2008, 14:46

Nigeria's government tells all oil firms that fled militant attacks in the Niger Delta to return or cease work.
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Tuareg rebels abduct mayor

Tuesday, January 22nd 2008, 17:45

Tuareg rebels attack a town in Niger, killing or abducting several people in the biggest raid in recent months.
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Niger releases French reporters

Saturday, January 19th 2008, 12:24
related countries: France France

Two French TV journalists are released on bail from prison in Niger and will return to their home country, France says.
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'Rebel reporter' in Niger court

Tuesday, January 15th 2008, 15:43
related countries: France France

A French reporter accused of illegally filming Niger rebels appears in court, where he faces the death penalty.
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Niger reporter killed by landmine

Wednesday, January 9th 2008, 9:53
related places: Niamey

The director of a private radio station in Niger is killed in a rare landmine explosion in the capital, Niamey.
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Attack mars oil talks in Nigeria

Wednesday, December 5th 2007, 9:35
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

Gunmen in the Niger Delta carry out a deadly attack on the eve of peace talks with Nigeria's oil militants.
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Niger raids leaves 'ghost town'

Monday, November 19th 2007, 17:23

The whole population of a north Niger desert town has fled due to insecurity, the deputy mayor says.
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Delta militants deny Bakassi raid

Thursday, November 15th 2007, 15:20
related countries: Cameroon Cameroon, Nigeria Nigeria

Niger Delta militants blame the Nigerian army for killing 21 Cameroonian soldiers in the Bakassi peninsula on Tuesday.
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Militant urges Delta conference

Thursday, November 8th 2007, 11:24

Freed oil militant Mujahid Dokubo-Asari calls for peoples of the Niger Delta to decide the oil-rich region's future.
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