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Truck accident claims 55 lives in Northern Nigeria

A Truck accident in the Northern town of Dekina, in Nigeria claimed about 55 lives with dozens injured The driver of a truck loaded with cement bags lost control of ...

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Nigeria news: MEND launches fresh attacks on Oil Installations

The Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta area, Nigeria early Saturday attacked a crude oil pipeline operated by Shell and Chevron, in an operation the militants said, tagged ...

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COP 15: Nigerian women issue position paper

Recognizing that  Climate change is a reality and its impacts are already been experienced by all, ironically the world’s poorest and most marginalized people will be affected the most by ...

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EU launches project on Nigeria’s Gas and Renewable Energy Resources

The European Union will launch a project in Nigeria on the sustainable utilization of gas and renewable energy resources today The project, funded by the European Union, is called EU ...

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South korean to partner with Nigeria for development of Niger delta

A South Korean Delegation, which included officials from South Korea’s state-run Land and Housing Corporation and government representatives, met Vice President Goodluck Jonathan on Tuesday in Nigeria’s capital Abuja pledging ...

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11 Nigerians die in 2009 Hajj

11 Nigerian pilgrims have died in Saudi Arabia, the News Agency of Nigeria reported on Thursday. Disclosing this, the Head of the Nigerian government medical team to the 2009 pilgrimage, ...

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2010 African Nations Cup draws

African Nations Cup Groups Group A (Luanda): Angola, Mali, Malawi, Algeria. Group B (Cabinda): Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso, Ghana, Togo. Group C (Benguela): Egypt, Nigeria, Mozambique, Benin. Group D (Lubango): ...

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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 ranks low in global corruption index

New Zealand, Denmark, Singapore and Sweden are the least corrupt nations in the world while Somalia, Afghanistan, Myanmar, and  Sudan are the most corrupt, according to Transparency International ’s 2009 ...

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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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