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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

Ivory Coast crisis mission fails

Tuesday, January 4th 2011, 15:00

Ivory Coast's political crisis remains deadlocked despite a mediation attempt by African leaders, President Goodluck Jonathan of Nigeria has said.
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Ivory Coast crisis mission fails

Tuesday, January 4th 2011, 12:03

Ivory Coast's political crisis remains deadlocked despite a mediation attempt by African leaders, President Goodluck Jonathan of Nigeria has said.
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Barracks bomb in Nigerian capital

Saturday, January 1st 2011, 6:33
related places: Abuja

An explosion at a bar near a barracks in Nigeria's capital, Abuja, kills a number of people as they celebrate New Year's Eve.
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Nigeria attackers target police

Thursday, December 30th 2010, 18:34

Suspected Islamists kill at least five people, including three police officers, in attacks in northern Nigeria
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Politicians 'fuel Nigeria unrest'

Tuesday, December 28th 2010, 21:29
related places: Jos

Nigerian faith leaders accuse politicians of using religion to fuel sectarian violence in Jos, where 80 people have died in recent unrest.
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UN chief condemns Nigeria clashes

Monday, December 27th 2010, 3:44

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon condemns the "deplorable" violence in Nigeria that left at least 38 dead over Christmas.
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Fresh clashes in central Nigeria

Monday, December 27th 2010, 1:44
related places: Jos

Further violence has broken out in the city of Jos in central Nigeria following bombings that killed 32 people on Christmas Eve.
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Fresh clashes in central Nigeria

Sunday, December 26th 2010, 20:18
related places: Jos

Further violence between armed groups has broken out in the city of Jos in central Nigeria following bombings that killed 32 people.
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Nigeria pledges to hunt bombers

Sunday, December 26th 2010, 1:03

Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan pledges that bombers who killed at least 32 people in the centre of the country will be brought to justice.
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Bomb blasts kill many in Nigeria

Saturday, December 25th 2010, 15:20
related places: Jos

At least 32 people are killed in bomb blasts near Nigeria's central city of Jos, the scene of deadly sectarian clashes earlier this year.
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Iranian granted bail in Nigeria

Friday, December 24th 2010, 1:40
related countries: Iran Iran

A court in Nigeria grants bail to an Iranian man charged with arms trafficking, after an illegal shipment of weapons was intercepted in October.
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Nigerian sex slave rescue 'fails'

Thursday, December 23rd 2010, 15:58
related countries: Mali Mali

A senior Nigerian official says a plan to rescue thousands of victims of sex trafficking fails because of lack of co-operation from Mali's authorities.
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Nigeria drops Dick Cheney charges

Friday, December 17th 2010, 16:30
related countries: United States United States

Nigeria drops a bribery case against former US Vice-President Dick Cheney after an out-of-court deal with the energy firm he used to head, officials say.
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Nigeria's leader gets poll boost

Friday, December 17th 2010, 12:11

A group of Nigeria's powerful governors say they will back President Goodluck Jonathan for next year's elections - seen as a major boost to his campaign.
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'Plane bomber' faces new charges

Thursday, December 16th 2010, 22:57
related countries: United States United States

A Nigerian man accused of trying to blow up an airliner with a bomb sewn into his underwear last December is arraigned on new charges in the US.
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Senegal recalls Tehran ambassador

Wednesday, December 15th 2010, 11:48
related countries: Iran Iran, Senegal Senegal
related places: Tehran

Senegal recalls its ambassador to Iran after Tehran failed to provide a "satisfactory" explanation for an arms shipment seized in Nigeria in October.
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Poland swears in first black MP

Tuesday, December 14th 2010, 11:18
related countries: Poland Poland

John Abraham Godson, a Polish citizen of Nigerian origin, is sworn in as the first black member of Poland's parliament.
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Dubai allows Nigerian extradition

Monday, December 13th 2010, 16:27
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Dubai's highest court rules that a former state governor from Nigeria can be extradited to the UK to face corruption charges.
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Nigeria's 'kidnap leader' killed

Monday, December 13th 2010, 10:49
related places: Abia

The alleged leader of several notorious kidnapping gangs in Nigeria's Abia state is killed in a shoot out, the army says.
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Pfizer: No Nigeria dirty tricks

Friday, December 10th 2010, 17:29
related countries: United States United States

US pharmaceutical giant Pfizer dismisses as "preposterous" reports that it hired investigators to pressure Nigeria's attorney general during a multi-million dollar lawsuit.
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Nigeria election equipment stolen

Thursday, December 9th 2010, 16:12

Armed robbers steal new voter registration equipment shortly after it arrives at Nigeria's main international airport, for use in elections next April.
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Nigeria files Dick Cheney charges

Tuesday, December 7th 2010, 18:30
related countries: United States United States

Nigeria's anti-corruption agency files charges against US former VP Cheney over a bribery scandal involving a former subsidiary of energy firm Halliburton.
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Oil firms questioned in Nigeria

Tuesday, November 30th 2010, 17:08

The local managing directors of Shell and Halliburton are summoned by anti-corruption police in Nigeria over their role in alleged bribery scandals.
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Charges over Nigeria oil kidnaps

Friday, November 26th 2010, 11:04

Charles Okah, brother of Nigerian militant Henry Okah, is one of four people charged with kidnapping nine foreign oil workers.
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Nigeria charges Iranian over arms

Thursday, November 25th 2010, 20:11
related countries: Iran Iran

An Iranian man is charged with arms trafficking in a Nigerian court, in connection with an arms shipment intercepted at a port last month.
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Africa's cities to triple in size

Wednesday, November 24th 2010, 10:59
related countries: Egypt Egypt
related places: Cairo, Lagos

The number of people living in African cities will triple over the next 40 years and by 2050 60% of Africans will be city dwellers, a UN report says.
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Nigeria sets April election date

Tuesday, November 23rd 2010, 19:35

Nigeria confirms it will hold its delayed presidential election on 9 April, 2011, ending months of speculation.
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Alert over package at US airport

Tuesday, November 23rd 2010, 19:19
related countries: United States United States
related places: Boston, Logan

The cargo handling area of Boston's Logan airport is evacuated following discovery of two suspicious packages with Nigerian addresses.
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Nigeria's 'kidnap' gang arrested

Saturday, November 20th 2010, 16:11
related countries: Niger Niger

Nigeria's army says it has arrested a suspected militant leader and more than 50 of his members over recent kidnappings in the oil-rich Niger Delta.
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Nigeria seizes heroin from Iran

Friday, November 19th 2010, 23:25
related countries: Iran Iran

Nigerian officials seize 130kg of heroin, worth nearly $10m (£6.25m), which they say was concealed in engine parts shipped from Iran.
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Lagerback in frame for Wales job

Friday, November 19th 2010, 7:27
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Ex-Sweden and Nigeria boss Lars Lagerback reveals to Sport Wales that he is a candidate to become Wales manager.
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Nigeria's Adamu banned for three years

Thursday, November 18th 2010, 10:09
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland
related places: Adamu

Nigeria's Fifa Executive Committee member Amos Adamu is suspended for three years and fined $10,000.
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Nigerian troops rescue hostages

Thursday, November 18th 2010, 1:25
related countries: Niger Niger

Nigerian troops free 19 hostages - including seven foreigners - seized by militants in the Niger Delta oil region earlier this month, officials say.
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Oil workers seized in Niger Delta

Tuesday, November 16th 2010, 13:52
related countries: Niger Niger, United States United States

Armed militants in Nigeria seize seven local oil workers in an attack on an oil rig run by US firm ExxonMobil in the Niger Delta.
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Nigeria reports seized Iran arms

Tuesday, November 16th 2010, 13:06
related countries: Iran Iran

Nigeria says it has reported its seizure of a shipment of Iranian weapons to the United Nations Security Council.
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Nigeria to quiz Iranian over arms

Friday, November 12th 2010, 15:58
related countries: Iran Iran
related places: Lagos

Iran allows Nigeria to question one of its citizens inside its embassy, over a weapons shipment seized in Lagos.
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Nigeria's unions suspend strike

Wednesday, November 10th 2010, 18:00

Nigeria's two largest unions suspend their three-day strike after receiving assurances the government will increase the national minimum wage.
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Talks fail to halt Nigeria strike

Wednesday, November 10th 2010, 11:10

Nigerian unions go ahead with a nationwide strike for an increased minimum wage, despite emergency talks with the president.
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Nigerian militants attack oil rig

Tuesday, November 9th 2010, 9:15

Gunmen in Nigeria attack an offshore oil rig and seize up to seven workers after a relative lull in recent months.
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Nigerian local leaders urge calm

Saturday, October 30th 2010, 14:24

Community leaders in Nigeria's central Plateau State appeal for calm after sectarian violence flared up earlier this week.
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Nigeria rapped for mass evictions

Thursday, October 28th 2010, 10:06
related places: Port Harcourt

Plans to redevelop Nigeria's oil capital of Port Harcourt - which have already sparked violent clashes - could leave 200,000 people homeless, warns the rights group Amnesty International.
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Nigeria intercepts arms shipment

Wednesday, October 27th 2010, 9:39
related places: Lagos

A large shipment of weapons is seized by Nigeria's secret police at a port in the city of Lagos.
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Curfew after deadly Nigeria clash

Tuesday, October 26th 2010, 16:12

A curfew is imposed on two rural villages in Nigeria's Cross River state after deadly clashes involving youths armed with machetes and guns.
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Nigeria issues fraud blacklist

Monday, October 25th 2010, 19:54

Nigerian anti-fraud police publish a list of 100 people - almost half of them politicians - who they say should be banned from running for political office.
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Nigeria 'forced marriage' upheld

Friday, October 22nd 2010, 16:07

A Nigerian high court dismisses a case brought by a woman who says she was forced into marriage, saying it was not a human rights violation.
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Fifa official denies vote selling

Friday, October 22nd 2010, 12:06

Nigerian Fifa official Amos Adamu tells the BBC he is innocent of allegations that he offered to sell his vote in the contest to host the 2018 World Cup.
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Nigeria holds secret bomb hearing

Thursday, October 21st 2010, 16:20

Charles Okah, brother of Nigerian militant Henry Okah, is charged at a secret hearing after his arrest on suspicion of aiding deadly car bombings.
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Nigeria probes 'toxic waste' ship

Wednesday, October 20th 2010, 21:59
related places: Lagos

Nigerian officials are investigating the apparent disappearance of a ship carrying toxic waste, amid conflicting accounts from officials.
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Nigeria militant's brother held

Sunday, October 17th 2010, 11:17
related places: Abuja, Lagos

Charles Okah, the brother of Nigerian oil militant Henry Okah, is arrested in Lagos on suspicion of aiding deadly car bombings in the capital, Abuja.
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