Jan 27th, 2012
A U.S. citizen kidnapped by gunmen in Nigeria’s oil-rich southern delta has been freed after a week in captivity, the U.S. Embassy said Friday. U.S. Embassy spokeswoman Deb MacLean told The Associated Press that the man had been released after being kidnapped in Warri in Delta state on Jan. 20....
In Crime & Corruption
Feb 4th, 2011
The Nigerian government refused to discuss a prisoner transfer agreement with Britain in 2009, insisting that the Crown Prosecution Service dropped corruption charges against former governor of Delta State, James Ibori, WikiLeaks documents disclosed Friday. Britain is keen to secure an agreement allo...
Oct 20th, 2010
FORMER leader of the Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND), Henry Okah, will appear before a South African court today, with respect to his application for bail. Johannesburg magistrate’s court would rule on whether the Detla State-born ex-militant would be granted bail or not. His ...