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Nigeria’s dull cabinet reflects compromise culture

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Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan's largely uninspiring cabinet reflects a political compromise that will make the job of transforming Africa's most populous nation...

UK to help Nigeria boost anti-terrorism security

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Prime Minister David Cameron said Britain would support Nigeria in reforming its anti-terrorism security after a string of deadly bombings in Africa's...

Nigerian oil union threatens strike over minimum wage

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Nigeria's senior oil workers' union PENGASSAN said it would join a three-day strike this week, including shutting down oil and gas installations,...

Youths protest at Shell Nigeria crude flow station

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Nigerian youths broke into a Niger Delta crude oil flow station owned by Royal Dutch Shell in protest at what they said...

Nigerian Islamist sect wants soldiers withdrawn

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A radical Islamist sect behind almost daily attacks in the northeastern Nigerian state of Borno said it would not open dialogue...

Thousands flee Nigerian city hit by sect attacks

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Thousands fled the northeastern Nigerian city of Maiduguri and the local university was shut after a week of clashes between an Islamist...

Nigeria to screen World Bank MD for cabinet role

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World Bank managing director Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala will appear in Nigeria's Senate to be screened for a position in President Goodluck Jonathan's cabinet,...

Nigeria arrests 100 suspected Islamist sect members

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Nigeria's state security service (SSS) said it had arrested more than 100 suspected members of radical Islamist sect Boko Haram and had...

Nigerian leader reappoints 12 ministers to old jobs

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Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan reappointed 12 ministers from the outgoing government to their old jobs following general elections in April, including oil...

Nigeria detains ex-minister over newspaper column

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Nigeria's secret service detained a former cabinet minister and leading opposition figure over a newspaper column in which he criticised the high...

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Presidential pep talk on Armed Forces Day

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President Cyril Ramaphosa had his Commander-in-Chief cap on when he addressed the country’s airmen, military medics, sailors and soldiers in Polokwane last Friday. Sadly, he...