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Nigeria news-lead poisoning kills

The Chief Epidemiologist of the Federal Ministry of Health Dr Henry Akpan disclosed today that lead poisoning caused by illegal gold mining has killed 163 Nigerians, most of them children, ...

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Impeach President Yar’adua now-OPC urges NASS

Press Statement by Founder of the Odua Peoples Congress, Dr Frederick Fasehun Having watched with a mixture of disbelief, disgust and disappointment the unfolding events that have beset our Beloved ...

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Nigeria, a toddler at 50

by Bankole Olubamise Karl Maier’s seminal book on Nigeria –This House Has Fallen (Public Affairs 2000), Robert Kaplan’s “The Coming Anarchy” – The Atlantic Monthly – Feb 1994 and the ...

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Group plan protest rallies to ‘Save Nigeria’

Save Nigeria Group is organising protests in Abuja, Nigeria and several other world cities from tomorrow to pressurise Nigeria’s  National Assembly to resolve the constitutional logjam created by the absence ...

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Terrorism: Dutch prosecutor says Farouk smuggled explosives from Nigeria

Video recordings point to the fact that Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab 23 year old Nigerian man accused of trying to blow up a flight from Amsterdam to Detroit on Christmas acted ...

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UN to visit Nigeria over fight against malaria

Ray Chambers, the U.N. secretary-general’s special envoy for malaria, “is visiting Nigeria and Kenya this week, the two nations which together account for one third of the estimated 1 million ...

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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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Jonathan Akpoborie calls for sack of Super Eagles Coach Amodu

Jonathan Akpoborie has  canvassed for the sack of Super Eagles  Coach Shuaibu Amodu, saying the ‘ team was tactically deficient and you can only blame the coach for that‘ “The ...

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Nigeria: Swiss courts seizes another $350m Abacha loot

Assets worth $350m (£212m)  belonging to the son of Nigeria’s former Military ruler, Abba Abacha has been seized by a Swiss court Abba Abacha was convicted of being a member ...

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2010 world cup: Super Eagles appeal for fans support

Super Eagles Striker Osaze Odemwingie wants Nigerians to continue to support the Super Eagles, until the final whistle is blow in this weekends world cup match against the Kenya National ...

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