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There will be violence if PDP picks President Jonathan, warns Junaid Mohammed

Chairman of Peoples Salvation Party, Dr. Junaid Mohammed has said that there will be violence if the Peoples Democratic Party nominates President Goodluck Jonathan as its Presidential Candidate. Junaid Mohammed ...

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Bomb blast in Nigeria: Okah’s brother still in Police net

Henry Okah, Brother of Charles Ohah leader of the Movement for the Emancipation of Niger Delta is yet to be released by Nigerian security forces Henry was arrested Sunday over ...

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Ibrahim Galadima, former Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) chairman to try out for vacant spot in Confederation of African Football (CAF) executive committee.

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US court dismisses case against Shell over Ogoni killlings

An United States Appeal Court  has dismissed a case against Royal Dutch Shell Plc (RDSa.L) in which the oil company was accused of helping Nigerian authorities to violently suppress protests ...

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Three French employees kidnapped offshore Nigeria

Pirates armed with Kalashnikov rifles clashed with Nigerian navy forces in a failed bid to take over an offshore oil platform, then kidnapped three French employees of a marine services ...

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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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Nigeria: UNDP floats biodiversity project for Niger delta

Nigeria’s Niger Delta area is rich in biodiversity but over the years there has been drastic depletion of these resources as a result of a combination of human induced factors, ...

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Nigeria plans Cancer Control Institute

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has disclosed that over 100,000 cases of cancer occur in Nigeria annually, Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Dimeji Bankole has revealed. Bankole said ...

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Nigeria: State Lawmakers slow down Constitution review

Tutu Folashade-Koyi laments that Nigerian State law makers seems not to be taking serious the need to review the 1999 Constitution

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Gulf oil spill and Nigeria’s Niger delta

Frank A. Nomayo writes on the lessons Nigeria can learn from the Gulf Oil spill

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