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Nigeria and Cyber Security Threat

Secretary General of the International Telecommunication Union, ITU , Dr. Hamadoun Toure in this interview spoke on the relevance of the forum to African continent and what his organization is ...

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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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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, 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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Nigeria’s President Yar’adua promises support for Pan African parliament

“Nigeria and ECOWAS will support the Pan-African Parliament to achieve its objectives. We will support it at both regional and national level,” said  Nigerian President Umaru Yar’Adua when visiting first ...

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World body raises alarm over drought in Nigeria

The World Food Programme for West Africa has expressed concern about a warning from Nigeria’s National Emergency Management Agency about drought in northern parts of the country Crop failure and ...

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ECOWAS imposes sanctions against Guinea

Leaders of the ECOWAS, the Economic Community of West African States,  said they are imposing an arms embargo on Guinea after soldiers there fatally shot pro-democracy demonstrators and will try ...

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ECOWAS leaders to meet over Guinean crisis

An extra ordinary summit of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS  will hold  Saturday to discuss Guinea and possible sanctions after a bloody crackdown there   Nigerian Deputy ...

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Britain to support Nigeria in fighting drug related crime

British Minister for Crime Reduction, Alan Campbell, has called for a global cooperation to fight drug related crimes, saying :‘No single country could combat drug related crimes on its own’ ...

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Nigeria canvasses for ECOWAS force Nige…

Nigeria canvasses for ECOWAS force Nigeria’s Senate President David Mark has called for a standing military force for the Economic Community of West African States for the purposes of intervening ...

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