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High stakes as Nigerians vote for state governors

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After a parliamentary vote delayed by administrative chaos and a presidential election that triggered deadly rioting, Nigerians head to the polls today...

Relatives search for bodies after Nigeria riots

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Relatives used a lull in the curfew in northern Nigeria yesterday to search morgues for their loved ones, after riots triggered by...

Three journalists abducted in Nigeria’s oil delta

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Gunmen in Nigeria's south-eastern oil region kidnapped three local journalists and their driver and are demanding 250 million naira for their release,...

Nigerian gunmen release foreign hostages: sources

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Nigerian gunmen released a group of foreign workers yesterday, two days after attacking their cargo vessels in the oil-producing Niger Delta, security...

Alliance between African radical groups poses danger

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Moves by Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb to forge links with Nigerian Islamic radicals represent a serious threat, say analysts in Mauritania,...

Nigeria back changes to succession rules

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Nigeria's parliament approved a constitutional amendment on transferring presidential powers, aimed at avoiding a repeat of a crisis when the late President...

Nigeria mulls budget revision to defend oil savings

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Nigeria may revise its 2010 budget assumptions, including altering the exchange rate and lowering the benchmark oil price, to try to rebuild...

Nigerian militants dismiss renewed peace drive

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Nigeria's main militant group dismissed government pledges to revive a post-amnesty programme in the Niger Delta, saying it failed to address their...

Hoaxers target Shell with bogus Nigeria news

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Hoaxers targeted oil and gas major Royal Dutch Shell Plc, sending a bogus statement to news organisations about the company's operations in...

Nine African countries to attend Nigeria air force ‘Air Expo 2010′

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Nigeria's Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Oluseyi Petinrin, says the ''Air Expo 2010'', to be staged by the Nigerian Air Force...

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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...