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Monthly Archives: November 2009

EU grants Nigeria €677 for development programmes

The European Commission has  signed a multi-million euro agreement that aims to help Nigeria tackle development challenges in the areas of governance, trade and peace. The agreement, signed in Brussels ...

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Nigerian Joy Obasi emerges ECOWAS queen

20 year old Nigeria’s Joy Obasi has emerged winner of the 2009 Miss Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Peace  pageant held in southeast Nigeria’s Rivers State 13 other ...

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11 Nigerians die in 2009 Hajj

11 Nigerian pilgrims have died in Saudi Arabia, the News Agency of Nigeria reported on Thursday. Disclosing this, the Head of the Nigerian government medical team to the 2009 pilgrimage, ...

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Nigeria: Swiss courts seizes another $350m Abacha loot

Assets worth $350m (£212m)  belonging to the son of Nigeria’s former Military ruler, Abba Abacha has been seized by a Swiss court Abba Abacha was convicted of being a member ...

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2010 African Nations Cup draws

African Nations Cup Groups Group A (Luanda): Angola, Mali, Malawi, Algeria. Group B (Cabinda): Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso, Ghana, Togo. Group C (Benguela): Egypt, Nigeria, Mozambique, Benin. Group D (Lubango): ...

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Guinean crisis: Nigerian President Yar adua commends Compaore

Nigerian President Umaru Yar’Adua has thanked  visiting President of Burkina Faso Blaise Compaore for his untiring efforts toward addressing the Guinean problem. “President Compaore, who is the Economic Community of ...

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Nigeria ranks low in global corruption index

New Zealand, Denmark, Singapore and Sweden are the least corrupt nations in the world while Somalia, Afghanistan, Myanmar, and  Sudan are the most corrupt, according to Transparency International ’s 2009 ...

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Nigerians are 2nd largest visitors to Saudi Arabia

A study by Madinah’s Haj Committee’y revealed on Saturday that Nigerians are the second largest visitor to Madinah According to the report, the majority of visitors to Madinah were from ...

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2010 world cup: Super Eagles appeal for fans support

Super Eagles Striker Osaze Odemwingie wants Nigerians to continue to support the Super Eagles, until the final whistle is blow in this weekends world cup match against the Kenya National ...

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Nigeria, EU urge action on climate change

A one-day Nigeria-EU summit on Climate change ended yesterday with officials of  Nigeria and the European Union (EU) urging  global agreement on Climate Change Summit scheduled for December in Copenhagen, ...

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