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Nigeria: Toxic Kerosene in Edo, Delta States

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has warned residents of Edo and Delta States to desist from buying kerosene from unauthorized outlets and dealers, saying they run the risk of ...

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Nigerian Catholics wants office of 1st lady scrapped

Catholic Bishops of the Ecclesiastical Province of Ibadan comprising of Ibadan, Ondo, Ekiti, Ilorin, Osogbo and Oyo dioceses in South West Nigeria have called on President Goodluck Jonathan to scrap ...

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Nigeria: Cholera kills 231 people

A cholera outbreak in north-eastern Nigeria has killed 231 people this year across 11 states and infected more than 4,500 others, the country’s chief epidemiologist said on Friday.

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Nigeria: interbank lending rates now 1.1.%

Nigerian interbank lending rates eased to 1.1 percent on average this week from 1.66 percent last after the release of large budgetary allocations to government agencies raised liquidity in the ...

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NOMA disease in Nigeria

Mr. Jean Ziegler, Vice-President of the Human Rights Council Advisory Committee writes on the”The tragedy of Noma

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Nigeria: Civil Society group tasks Bayelsa government

Civil Liberties Organisation, CLO, has challenged the leadership of Bayelsa Expenditure and Income Transparency Initiative, BEITI, to furnish Bayelsans with the financial position of the state and local governments as ...

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Nigeria: Christian group call for Spiritual Rebirth

Mr. Ifeanyi Odedo, National President, Full Gospel Business Men’s Fellowship International, on Monday in Abuja called for an urgent spiritual rebirth as Nigeria celebrates her Golden Jubilee. Odedo made the ...

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Corruption in Nigerian Police

A Human Rights Watch Study has revealed that Nigerian police corruption has led officers to regularly detain innocent people to extort cash, with some tortured or allegedly killed in the ...

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Nigeria: President Jonathan and 2011 elections

Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan will make his intentions for the 2011 Presidential elections known by the end of the month, a presidency source has said. An election bid by Jonathan, ...

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INEC and 2011 elections in Nigeria

The issue of ineffective governance in the country and its implications account for incredible elections which results in leadership tussles in our society. The 1999, 2003 and 2007 elections  are ...

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