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Rights Group Says Nigerian Post-Election Violence Killed 800
Voice of America
A human rights group says election-related violence in Nigeria killed more than 800 people last month, when clashes broke out following the re-election of President Goodluck Jonathan. New York-based Human Rights Watch said Monday that Nigerian
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Nigeria: Niger Delta – JTF, John Togo in Battle for Supremacy
AllAfrica.com
By Segun James Yenagoa — The battle for the control of the waterways of the Niger Delta between the men of the Nigerian Armed Forces and renegade militant leader, John Ipoko aka John Togo continued to rage over the weekend with the Joint (Military) 
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Ghana U20 ladies shock Nigeria seniors to qualify for All Africa Games
Ghanasoccernet
By Akyereko Frimpong Manson Ghana secured the biggest shock in African women’s football history when the country’s U20 side eliminated Nigeria’s senior team from the All African Games qualifier. The Black Princesses beat the Super Falcons 2-1 in Accra 
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Nigeria: Amnesty International Report Decries Violence
AllAfrica.com
In the global human rights report launched on Friday on the eve of its 50th anniversary, Amnesty International said this change stands on a knife-edge, even as it decried the spiralling violence inNigeria and recalled the case of a missing citizen, 
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Nigeria: EFCC Intervention Saves Foreign Investors US$12 Billion – Waziri
AllAfrica.com
EFCC Spokesman Femi Babafemi issued a statement on Sunday which quoted her as having enumerated the steps taken by Abuja through the Commission to check corruption and make Nigeriasafe for foreign investments and investors. 
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Nigeria: Senate Presidency – No More Old Wine, Please
AllAfrica.com
Unlike Mark, Goje has tested Nigerian political waters way back in the Second Republic. This makes nonsense of the gimmick Senator Mark and his political associates to use the deceptive concept of “new-comers” to stop any challenge to his tendentious 
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Nigeria: Lemu – CAN Kicks Against Appointment
AllAfrica.com
By Kunle Akogun and John Shiklam in Kaduna Abuja — Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in the 19 Northern states and Abuja has kicked against the appointment of Sheikh Ahmed Lemu as the chairman of the 22 man panel recently constituted by the 
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Nigeria: Post-Election Violence Killed 800 – Promptly Prosecute Offenders 
AllAfrica.com
Dakar — Deadly election-related and communal violence in northern Nigeria following the April 2011 presidential voting left more than 800 people dead, Human Rights Watch said today. The victims were killed in three days of rioting in 12 northern 
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Exxon Mobil Says It Will ‘Vigorously’ Protect Nigeria Oil Producing Leases
Bloomberg
(XOM)’s Nigerian unit said it will work with the country’s government to resolve “confusion” about the status of three oil leases following a media report they have been canceled. Oil leases 67, 68 and 70, which together produce 580000 barrels of 
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What Jonathan can do with his pan-Nigerian mandate
The Nation Newspaper
By Moshood Ademola Fayemiwo 15/05/2011 00:00:00 The kerfuffle in Northern Nigeria has abated and it appears the old order is coming to grip with the fact that perhaps it is morning on creation day inNigeria. Now the agitpropists and the pot-boilers of 
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Nigeria: PDP Accuses CPC of Violence, Incitement
AllAfrica.com
By Chuks Okocha Abuja — Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has accused the Congress Progressive Change (CPC) of fanning the embers of violence in some parts of the country. In a belated reaction to the violence that rocked some parts of the north, 
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Nigeria: Zoning – Ekwueme, South East Govs Meet
AllAfrica.com
By Emmanuel Nzomiwu Enugu — Former Vice President, Dr, Alex Ekwueme, met with Governors of the Southeast states in Enugu on Sunday, to discuss the new zoning arrangement of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) at the centre, which precluded the 
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Nigeria: Women Groups Mount Fresh Pressure
AllAfrica.com
and sacrifice a zone which gave all the support, stressing that with five members of the PDP stock against 66 members of the Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) from the South West in the House, it was most unfortunate that the party contemplated 
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Eagles Underrate Us —Togo’s Captain
P.M. News
Captain of Hawks of Togo, Morou Zakari, said his team were better than Nigeria in the final of the 2011 WAFU Nations Cup on Saturday. The Hawks dethroned the Super Eagles, who were the defending champions of the regional football championship in a 
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Nigeria: GTbank Eyes 15 Percent Growth in Loans, Advances
AllAfrica.com
By Goddy Egene In its determination to support the nation’s economy through regular lending, Guaranty Trust Bank (GTBank) Plc is to grow its loans portfolio by 15 per cent during 2011 financial year, its Acting Managing Director, Mr. Segun Agbaje has 
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Nigeria: Obasanjo, Bode George Fight Over Ministerial List
AllAfrica.com
While the former chairman of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) is using his contact in the top echelon of the PDP to ensure that his ambition scales through, Finnih is relying on the former leader to sway support in his faction’s favour. 
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Nigeria: N200 Billion Agric Fund – CBN Withdraws N20.56 Billion from Five Banks
AllAfrica.com
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has withdrawn a total of N20.568 billion from five participating banks in the N200 billion Commercial Agricultural Credit Scheme (CACS) due to contravention of the guidelines of the scheme. The apex bank’s statement on 
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Renewed agitations on zoning has vindicated me – IBB •Says Nigeria‘ll be 
Nigerian Tribune
He said his clamour for zoning of federal powers had finally been vindicated by recent events as, according to him, failure of the powers that be in Nigeria to heed his suggestion on zoning had started creating a backlash through renewed agitations on 
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Ghana to play Nigeria in London
KickOff
Ghana will lock horns with arch rivals Nigeria in an international friendly game in London in August subject to the finalization of an agreement. The West African rivals who have built one of the fiercest rivalries in world football are due to meet in 
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Nigeria: Dogara May Emerge House Deputy Speaker
AllAfrica.com
Abuja — While an uneasy calm hangs over the National Assembly over the coming elections of the principal officers of the two chambers, the Presidency may have endorsed Yakubu Dogara as the new Deputy Speaker at the expense of Aminu Tambuwal whom they 
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Nigeria: Sambo Tasks Newly Elected Reps On Transformation
AllAfrica.com
Abuja — Vice President, Namadi Sambo has called on newly-elected members of the House of Representatives to be full representatives of every Nigerian irrespective of their political backgrounds and not only of their political parties alone. 
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Nigeria: The Many Faces of Corruption
AllAfrica.com
By Godday Odidi To run a democratic government in Nigeria is very expensive but the people that run the government determine the political system. In the recent past, the Federal Government has been bedeviled with high- profile corruption which 
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Oyo ACN warns Alao-Akala government against looting
NEXT
The Oyo State chapter of the Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN), whose candidate won the last governorship election in the state, issued the latest caution in a statement signed by its secretary, Wasiu Olatunbosun. The party’s statement followed an 
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ICC AFRICA WCL DIV.2 TOURNEY:Nigeria defeats Sierra Leone
The Nation Newspaper
By Our reporter 12 hours 20 minutes ago In a West African clash, Nigeria met Sierra Leone on the main oval at Sahara Park Willowmoore on Day 2 of the WCL Div. 2 Tournament. Nigeria was put into bat by Sierra Leone. They amassed an impressive 180 runs 
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Nigeria: CCT – Bringing Households Out of Poverty
AllAfrica.com
In Nigeria, various administrations in the past have introduced one form of social safety nets or the other to benefit the poor in the society. However, none of these programmes has been able to make any meaningful impact in lifting households out of 
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Nigeria: Dangote Wins Cican Awards
AllAfrica.com
Lagos — President of Dangote Group of Companies Alhaji Aliko Dangote has won this year’s Crystal award organized by the Commerce and Industry Correspondent Association of Nigeria(CICAN). President of the Association, Babatola Adeyemi, at the ceremony 
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2011 elections: Mimiko commends Nigerian Air Forces
Nigerian Tribune
THE Ondo State governor, Dr Olusegun Mimiko, on Saturday, commended the officers and men of theNigeria Armed Forces for their roles and contributions towards the success of the general election in the country. The governor gave the commendation in 
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Nigeria Premier League: ‘Dolphins’ll Get Better’
P.M. News
The above was the statement made by Coach of Dolphin, Stanley Eguma after weekend’s NigeriaPremier League match. Victor Michael starred as the league leaders, Dolphins defeated relegation threatened Plateau United 3-0 at the Port Harcourt Liberation 
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Nigeria: Speakership – Minority Lawmakers Canvass Consensus Candidate
AllAfrica.com
Of the results released from 266 federal constituencies in the April 9 elections, the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) won about 141 seats; the Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) got 53; Congress for Progressive Change (CPC) won 36; All Nigerian
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USAID gives $64m loan to Nigerian farmers
Vanguard
Timothy Prewitt, Managing Director of USAID MARKET in Nigeria, who disclosed this at a parley with newsmen in Abuja, declared that Nigeria would be self-sufficient in food production between five and ten years. Prewitt said USAID, under the MARKET 
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Indorama to build $1.8bn world-class fertilizer, methanol plants in Nigeria
BusinessDay
Nigeria’s agriculture and energy sectors are about to record a new multi-billion-naira investment as Indorama Corporation, the core investors in Eleme Petrochemicals Company Limited (EPCL), is set to build world-class fertilizer and Methanol plants in 
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