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News: Nigeria

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

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Nigeria: news

Islamists held for Nigeria raids

Friday, June 10th 2011, 16:45
related places: Maiduguri

Fourteen people have been arrested in Nigeria after this week's attacks on a church and police stations in the northern city of Maiduguri, police say.
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Volunteers kidnapped in Nigeria

Thursday, June 9th 2011, 12:12

Gunmen in Nigeria abduct five members of the national youth corps in the oil-rich Delta region.
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Wednesday, June 8th 2011, 14:21
related countries: Jersey Jersey

A man who laundered money in a business deal with ex-Nigerian dictator General Sani Abacha is ordered to repay £26.5m by Jersey's Royal Court.
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Deadly attack on Nigerian police

Tuesday, June 7th 2011, 15:52
related places: Maiduguri

At least five people are killed after police stations are attacked in the northern Nigerian city of Maiduguri, hospital sources say.
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Muslim cleric killed in Nigeria

Tuesday, June 7th 2011, 10:40

A gunman on a motorbike believed to be from the Boko Haram Muslim sect shoots dead a prominent cleric from a rival sect in northern Nigeria.
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Nigeria speaker held over 'fraud'

Monday, June 6th 2011, 14:51

One of Nigeria's most powerful politicians, outgoing House of Representatives speaker Dimeji Bankole, is arrested by anti-corruption police.
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Fifa probes Nigeria match betting

Saturday, June 4th 2011, 12:01
related countries: Argentina Argentina
related places: Abuja

Fifa is examining betting patterns relating to Nigeria's 4-1 win over Argentina in Abuja on Wednesday
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Nigeria 'baby farm' girls rescued

Wednesday, June 1st 2011, 18:58
related places: Aba

Police in Nigeria raid a hospital in south-eastern city of Aba, rescuing 32 pregnant girls allegedly held by a human-trafficking ring.
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Islamists claim Nigeria attacks

Wednesday, June 1st 2011, 17:44

Nigerian Islamist group Boko Haram tells the BBC it carried out the series of bombings after President Goodluck Jonathan's inauguration on Sunday.
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Further blasts in Nigeria's north

Monday, May 30th 2011, 17:22

At least six people have been injured by a number of explosions in the hometown of Nigeria's Vice-President, Namadi Sambo, officials say.
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Deadly blast at Nigeria army base

Monday, May 30th 2011, 10:24

At least 10 people are killed by bomb blasts near an army barracks in northern Nigeria on the day Goodluck Jonathan is sworn in as president.
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Nigeria's new president sworn in

Sunday, May 29th 2011, 17:33

Ceremonies take place in Abuja, Nigeria's capital, to swear in Goodluck Jonathan for a new four-year term as president.
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VIDEO: Power priority for Nigeria's new leader

Sunday, May 29th 2011, 4:44

Goodluck Jonathan has made solving Nigeria's electricity crisis the biggest priority of his new presidency.
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Nigerian youth to guard pipelines

Friday, May 27th 2011, 19:34
related countries: Niger Niger

Nigeria's government employs 12,000 young people to protect oil and gas pipelines in the Niger Delta from being vandalised, a minister announces.
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Nigeria three-baby plan 'tricky'

Tuesday, May 24th 2011, 16:21

A Nigerian family planning expert tells the BBC it would be difficult to implement the suggestion that Nigerians should only have three children to limit the country's booming population.
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Meet the yam monster

Saturday, May 21st 2011, 2:42

Sesame Street with Nigerian accents and a puppet with HIV
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Nigeria gunmen kidnap foreigners

Friday, May 13th 2011, 18:25
related countries: Italy Italy, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Kebbi

Gunmen in Nigeria kidnap two foreign engineers - a British man and his Italian colleague, in the north-west state of Kebbi.
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Nigeria's Buhari challenges poll

Monday, May 9th 2011, 8:38

Nigeria's biggest opposition party goes to court challenging President Goodluck Jonathan's election victory, alleging fraud.
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Deadly attack on Nigerian village

Saturday, May 7th 2011, 13:46

At least 16 people are killed in an attack on a predominantly Christian village in northern Nigeria, local authorities say.
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Elephant tusks seized in Nairobi

Friday, May 6th 2011, 16:06
related countries: Kenya Kenya
related places: Nairobi

More than a 100 elephant tusks have been seized at Nairobi's international airport, found in containers labelled with a Nigerian address, Kenyan police say.
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Shell loses Nigeria land dispute

Friday, May 6th 2011, 15:02

The oil giant Shell loses its appeal against a ruling that it is not the rightful owner of land where it runs Nigeria's biggest oil export terminal.
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Nigeria's Adamu lodges CAS appeal

Thursday, May 5th 2011, 15:20
related places: Adamu

The Court of Arbitration for Sport reveals that Nigeria's Amos Adamu has appealed against his three-year ban from football.
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Nigerian bank bosses re-arrested

Wednesday, May 4th 2011, 18:26

Nigeria's Economic and Financial Crimes Commission re-arrests four former bank executives who were sacked in 2009 for financial mismanagement
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Riot-hit states vote in Nigeria

Thursday, April 28th 2011, 14:34

There is tight security in two northern Nigerian states hit by rioting last week as voting gets under way in polls delayed because of the unrest.
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Nigeria elects powerful governors

Tuesday, April 26th 2011, 17:24
related places: Maiduguri

Counting begins after relatively peaceful elections for Nigeria's powerful state governors - no-one was hurt when more bombs exploded in the north-eastern city of Maiduguri.
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Deadly bombings in north Nigeria

Monday, April 25th 2011, 17:35
related places: Maiduguri

Bomb blasts kill at least three people in the north-east Nigerian city of Maiduguri, ahead of Tuesday's elections for governors across the country.
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'More than 500' killed in Nigeria

Sunday, April 24th 2011, 21:38

More than 500 people died following Nigeria's presidential elections earlier this month, a human rights group in the country says.
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Nigeria unrest 'recalls Biafra'

Friday, April 22nd 2011, 3:06

Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan says the violence following his election is a "sad reminder" of events that plunged Nigeria into civil war in 1967.
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VIDEO: Nigeria tense ahead of state polls

Thursday, April 21st 2011, 6:50

Voters in Nigeria go to the polls on Thursday to elect state governors and assemblies, as tension following the presidential elections remains.
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Nigeria unrest 'not spontaneous'

Wednesday, April 20th 2011, 19:10

Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan has said that the violence in the country that followed his re-election "was not a spontaneous reaction".
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Nigeria poll unrest sparks exodus

Wednesday, April 20th 2011, 17:05

Tens of thousands of people have fled their homes because of post-election violence in Nigeria, the Red Cross says.
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Nigeria rival to challenge poll

Wednesday, April 20th 2011, 12:19

The runner-up in Nigeria's presidential poll says his party will challenge results but urges calm as the number of people displaced by violence rises.
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Anxious days

Tuesday, April 19th 2011, 18:39

Post-election violence alarms Nigerian religious leaders
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Nigerians flee northern rioting

Tuesday, April 19th 2011, 11:36

Thousands flee their homes in northern Nigeria as the election runner-up, Gen Muhammadu Buhari, says post-election violence is "unwarranted".
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VIDEO: Nigerian president urges 'unity'

Tuesday, April 19th 2011, 3:18

Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan calls for unity following post-election violence in the north of the country.
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Nigerian president calls for calm

Monday, April 18th 2011, 21:32

President Goodluck Jonathan appeals for an end to "unnecessary and avoidable" post-election violence across northern Nigeria.
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VIDEO: Post-election violence in Nigeria

Monday, April 18th 2011, 21:30

Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan has appealed for an end to "unnecessary and avoidable" post-election violence across the north of the country.
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Riots over Nigeria poll results

Monday, April 18th 2011, 17:15

Riots break out in the northern cities of Kano and Kaduna as presidential poll results show Goodluck Jonathan is set to win.
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Nigeria's Adefemi dies in Greece

Monday, April 18th 2011, 11:15
related countries: Greece Greece

Nigerian and Skoda Xanthi defender Olubayo Adefemi dies in a car accident in Greece at the age of 25.
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VIDEO: Nigeria 'handling democratic process'

Monday, April 18th 2011, 6:20

Preliminary results from Nigeria's election show the incumbent president, Goodluck Jonathan, appears to have won outright in the first round.
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Nigerians vote in key elections

Saturday, April 16th 2011, 20:46

Tens of millions of Nigerians have taken part in Africa's biggest presidential election, amid hopes of the most credible poll in two decades.
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Nigeria politician remanded in UK

Saturday, April 16th 2011, 12:48
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

One of Nigeria's most influential and wealthy politicians, James Ibori, is remanded in custody after appearing before magistrates in London charged with money laundering and fraud.
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Nigeria ex-governor charged in UK

Friday, April 15th 2011, 19:39
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

One of Nigeria's most influential and wealthy politicians, James Ibori, is charged in the UK with money laundering and fraud.
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VIDEO: Africa's biggest democracy to vote

Friday, April 15th 2011, 10:38

In the lead up to the election the BBC is finding out what is on people's minds on the streets of Nigeria
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Elections 'have changed Nigeria'

Tuesday, April 12th 2011, 12:39

Preliminary parliamentary poll results revealing big losses for the ruling party show Nigeria "has changed", an analyst tells the BBC.
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Nigeria ruling party faces losses

Sunday, April 10th 2011, 14:18

Early results from Nigeria's election suggest a weakening of the parliamentary majority held by President Goodluck Jonathan's People's Democratic Party.
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VIDEO: Votes counted in Nigerian elections

Sunday, April 10th 2011, 4:37

Fears of violence had forced the polling day to be put off twice in the space of a week.
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Vote counting begins in Nigeria

Saturday, April 9th 2011, 18:16

Vote counting begins in Nigeria after relatively peaceful parliamentary elections in Africa's most populous country.
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