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Nigeria’s Senate confirms 38 new ministers

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Nigeria's Senate confirmed 38 new ministers proposed by Acting President Goodluck Jonathan, including the country's former junior oil minister and a senior...

Nigerian rights group loses appeal in Facebook case

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A Nigerian civil rights group yesterday lost its appeal against the shut down of its chat forums on Facebook and Twitter that...

Gaddafi suggests Nigeria split along ethnic lines

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Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi has suggested that Nigeria be broken up into several states along ethnic lines like the former Yugoslavia, in...

Nigeria’s Senate begins screening cabinet nominees

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Nigeria's Senate began to screen Acting President Goodluck Jonathan's nominees for his new cabinet, whose rapid formation would ease political uncertainty in...

Nigeria Senate eases rules for political aspirants

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Nigeria's Senate yesterday approved a constitutional amendment to allow politicians who are accused of fraud, but not convicted, to run for federal...

Nigeria’s acting leader to meet ex-rebel leaders

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Nigeria's Acting President Goodluck Jonathan will meet former rebel leaders from the oil-producing Niger Delta tomorrow, hoping to get a federal amnesty...

AFRICOM denies that US troops on alert for Nigeria

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The United States is not preparing for any possible intervention in Nigeria, as was erroneously reported in the Nigerian Compass newspaper, a...

Nigeria militant faction claims attack on oil site

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A splinter militant faction in Nigeria's oil-producing Niger Delta said it had blown up an oil manifold in the southern state of...

Gaddafi comment sparks diplomatic row with Nigeria

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Nigeria has recalled its ambassador to Libya and questioned whether the north African country is sponsoring violence after Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi...

Nigeria leader to choose new cabinet quickly: sources

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Nigeria's Acting President Goodluck Jonathan will nominate a new ministerial team by early next week, and is likely to reappoint around half...

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Communicate don’t abrogate!

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The senior officer cadre of the SA National Defence Force (SANDF) communications component, officially the Directorate: Corporate Communication (DCC), employed a barely plausible excuse...