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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

Nigeria gas flaring 'is illegal'

Tuesday, November 15th 2005, 10:27
related countries: Niger Niger

Environmental rights group in Nigeria celebrate their victory in stopping gas flaring in the oil-rich Niger Delta.
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Nigerian leader third-term boost

Tuesday, November 15th 2005, 12:44

Nigeria's presidents should be allowed to run for a third term in office, a Nigerian Senate committee proposes.
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Nigerian bank fraudsters guilty

Saturday, November 19th 2005, 6:41
related countries: Botswana Botswana

A Nigerian court convicts two people for their part in a scam which defrauded a Brazilian bank of $242m.
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Nigeria governor 'skips UK bail'

Monday, November 21st 2005, 17:46
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The governor of Nigeria's oil-rich Bayelsa state is seen at home after being charged in a UK court with money laundering.
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Nigeria governor to be impeached

Wednesday, November 23rd 2005, 9:35
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A Nigerian governor who skipped bail in the UK and dressed as a woman to get home is impeached by his state.
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Governor 'did not flee in dress'

Friday, November 25th 2005, 10:57
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A Nigerian state governor denies reports that he escaped charges of money-laundering in the UK by disguising himself as a woman.
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Extra troops for Nigerian state

Monday, November 28th 2005, 12:18

Nigeria deploys soldiers in Bayelsa state as tensions rise following impeachment moves against the governor.
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Nigeria presses UK over governor

Monday, November 28th 2005, 15:06
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Nigeria's president asks the UK how a Nigerian state governor charged with money laundering was able to skip bail.
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Darfur rebels 'united' for talks

Tuesday, November 29th 2005, 9:42
related countries: Sudan Sudan

Rival leaders of the main rebels in Sudan's Darfur region agree to present a united front at peace talks due in Nigeria.
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Liberian Taylor's fate discussed

Wednesday, November 30th 2005, 14:58
related countries: Liberia Liberia

The Liberian and Nigerian leaders discuss the future of Liberian ex-President Charles Taylor, who is exiled in Nigeria.
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Nigeria summons 'rogue' governor

Thursday, December 1st 2005, 17:38

Nigeria's anti-corruption body moves against a governor in a special court, which can strip elected officials of immunity.
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Governor escape 'shames' Nigeria

Friday, December 2nd 2005, 10:46
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

President Olusegun Obasanjo says the governor who jumped bail in the UK is "shameful" to Nigeria.
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Nigeria VP vows no hand in 'plot'

Tuesday, December 6th 2005, 2:24

Nigeria's vice-president acts to distance himself from a supposed coup plot after a report in a local newspaper.
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Military in Lagos flats showdown

Tuesday, December 6th 2005, 13:06
related places: Lagos

Soldiers in the Nigerian city of Lagos descend on tower blocks in a well-off suburb to evict the residents.
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Nigeria arrests runaway governor

Friday, December 9th 2005, 16:18
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Nigeria's Bayelsa state governor, charged with money laundering in the UK, is impeached and arrested.
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Nigeria jet crash leaves 103 dead

Sunday, December 11th 2005, 6:47

Some 75 children are feared to be among 103 people thought to have died on a plane that crashed in Nigeria.
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Families seek Nigeria crash dead

Sunday, December 11th 2005, 15:30

Relatives of the victims of a plane crash in Nigeria crowd mortuaries to try to identify loved ones.
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Big shake-up for Nigeria airlines

Tuesday, December 13th 2005, 15:44

Nigeria's president orders major reforms of the aviation sector after the plane crash that killed over 100 people.
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Women bike ban clash in Nigeria

Wednesday, December 14th 2005, 13:03
related places: Kano

Nigerian motorbike taxi riders and religious marshals fight in Kano over a women bike ban.
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Oil thieves sentenced in Nigeria

Wednesday, December 14th 2005, 19:56

Fifteen Eastern European sailors are sentenced to six months in prison in Nigeria after admitting to oil theft.
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India blocks West Africa oil deal

Friday, December 16th 2005, 10:38
related countries: India India

Plans by India's state-owned energy company ONGC to buy a Nigerian oil and gas field are blocked by the government.
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Nigeria plane lands after scare

Tuesday, December 20th 2005, 9:24
related countries: Ghana Ghana

A Nigerian plane makes a safe emergency landing in Ghana after hydraulic failure - following two recent fatal crashes.
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Deadly blast on Nigeria pipeline

Tuesday, December 20th 2005, 16:38
related countries: Niger Niger

Unidentified gunmen blow up a pipeline in Nigeria's oil-producing Niger Delta region, officials say.
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Nigeria oil attack prompts alert

Thursday, December 22nd 2005, 21:27
related countries: Niger Niger

Nigeria's president puts troops on high alert after an oil pipeline attack in Niger Delta that kills at least eight.
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Nigeria hits back at US warning

Friday, December 23rd 2005, 10:37
related countries: United States United States

Nigeria tells the USA to mind its own business over speculation the president may stand for a third term.
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Nigeria to offer free Aids drugs

Friday, December 23rd 2005, 18:53

Nigeria will provide all HIV drugs free of charge within two weeks, a government health official says.
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Contempt case for Shell over gas

Saturday, December 24th 2005, 16:16

The oil giant Shell is facing contempt of court litigation as a result of flaring gas from its Nigerian oil wells.
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Russian oil smugglers return home

Wednesday, December 28th 2005, 11:26
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Moscow

Twelve Russian sailors convicted of smuggling crude oil from Nigeria arrive back in Moscow from Africa.
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Nigeria ex-ruler warns Obasanjo

Friday, December 30th 2005, 13:23

Former Nigerian military leader General Gowon says President Obasanjo should not try to stand for a third term in office.
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Nigeria troops kill 'oil thieves'

Monday, January 2nd 2006, 5:31
related countries: Niger Niger

Security forces in Nigeria shoot 12 men they say were stealing oil from a pipeline in the southern Niger Delta.
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Nigerian banks face liquidation

Tuesday, January 3rd 2006, 11:56

A dozen Nigerian banks face liquidation after failing to prove they hold sufficient capital to meet new rules.
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Hajj pilgrims stranded in Nigeria

Wednesday, January 4th 2006, 16:43
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

Pilgrims stranded in northern Nigeria protest at a lack of flights to Saudi Arabia for the Hajj.
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Nigeria to free half its inmates

Thursday, January 5th 2006, 9:59

Up to 25,000 Nigerian prisoners - more than half the total - are to be freed to reduce overcrowding.
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Saudis turn back Nigeria pilgrims

Friday, January 6th 2006, 14:40
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

A plane load of Muslims from Nigeria trying to reach this year's Hajj are turned back in Saudi air space.
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Speedboat attack on Nigeria rig

Monday, January 16th 2006, 7:35
related countries: Niger Niger

Gunmen in speedboats attack a Niger Delta oil platform, prompting oil company Shell to evacuate staff.
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Shell evacuates Nigeria workers

Monday, January 16th 2006, 14:20
related countries: Niger Niger

Shell withdraws more than 300 workers from sites in the Niger Delta after a gunboat attack.
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Nigeria Aids-drug plan 'thwarted'

Monday, January 16th 2006, 23:09

Hospital service charges thwart Nigeria's pledge to provide all anti-Aids drugs free, activists say.
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Nigeria hostages 'in good health'

Tuesday, January 17th 2006, 9:16

The four foreign oil workers kidnapped by Nigerian militants tell Reuters news agency they are in good health.
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Nigeria rebels claim more attacks

Wednesday, January 18th 2006, 17:07

Nigerian rebels who have kidnapped foreign oil workers say they have attacked more oil platforms.
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Nigeria to outlaw same-sex unions

Thursday, January 19th 2006, 9:33

Nigeria's government moves to ban same-sex marriages, with five years in jail for anyone who takes part in one.
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Nigeria hostages 'not threatened'

Thursday, January 19th 2006, 13:34

Nigerian militants who kidnapped four foreign oil workers drop a Thursday deadline for their demands to be met, they say.
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Nigeria unions' oil region threat

Friday, January 20th 2006, 12:03

Oil workers' threaten to withdraw from Nigeria's main oil-producing region unless security improves.
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Nigerian rebels vow new oil raids

Friday, January 20th 2006, 22:19

Nigerian militants holding four foreign oil workers say they are planning new attacks on the oil industry.
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Football: Goal sinks Ghana

Monday, January 23rd 2006, 17:23
related countries: Ghana Ghana

A late strike from Taye Taiwo gives Nigeria a 1-0 win over Ghana in a group D match at the African Cup of Nations.
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Gunmen attack Nigeria oil complex

Tuesday, January 24th 2006, 18:33
related countries: Italy Italy

Several people are killed as gunmen use speedboats to storm the Nigerian offices of Italian oil company Agip.
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Nigerian manhunt after oil attack

Wednesday, January 25th 2006, 13:45
related countries: Italy Italy

Nigeria's army uses helicopters to search creeks around Port Harcourt for the group which attacked an oil firm.
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Nigeria gang issue hostage photo

Friday, January 27th 2006, 15:46

Nigerian kidnappers holding four foreign oil workers release a picture of them looking in good health.
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