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Nigeria: Protests against Alaibe politically motivated, says Ateke Tom

Ateke Tom, a leader of the Niger Delta militants,has described last week’s protest in Abuja by militants as politically motivated and consequently asked President Goodluck Jonathan to probe the incident. ...

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Nigeria : CBN Sells $150 Million at Auction

Nigeria’s central bank offered $150 million at its twice-weekly auction, the least since March 29, while banks sought to by $214 million, according to an e-mail from the CBN Dollars ...

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2010 World cup: Nigeria may escape FIFA Ban

THE Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) Executive Committee member, Nigeria’s Dr. Amos Adamu, yesterday declared that FIFA has been briefed by the committee to stay action on the imminent ...

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Nigeria: Training for Ex Niger delta militants begins

COMMANDER of the Joint Task Force, JTF, on the Niger-Delta, Major-General Sarkin Yarkin-Bello, said, yesterday, that he was excited at the take-off of the training of 20,192 ex-militants by the ...

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Nigerian Government to fast Niger Delta development

Nigeria’s President, Goodluck Jonathan, has promised to direct the Niger Delta Development Commission to help carry out projects previously promised by (deceased) President (Umar) Yar’Adua. Niger Delat Governors  had earlier ...

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Nigeria: Oil spills and pollution in the Niger Delta

Amnesty International writes on the menance of Oil Spills and its effects on the environment in Nigeria’s Niger Delta. The Niger Delta has suffered for decades from oil spills, which ...

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Nigeria: Kanu says am not retiring from Super Eagles

Captain of  Nigeria’s National Team that put on a floopy performance at the World has said he is not contemplating of retiring from International action yet According to NFF’s spokesman ...

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Gas Flaring in Nigeria and the environment

In this editorial, a Nigeria newspapers looks at te impact of Gas flaring in Nigeria’s delta delta on the environment.

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Nigeria: Shell and Oil Spill in Niger delta

The alleged refusal of  Anglo-Dutch oil giant, Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) to honour the agreement reached on the payment of compensation to communities impacted by spillage from an oil ...

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Nigeria: pollution in the Niger delta by Oil companies

Daily Trust, a Nigerian newspapers examines the implications and lessons that Nigeria can learn from  the blowup of a British Petroleum, BP-operated deep water oil rig last month.

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