Nigerian government

By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 23rd, 2014
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By Dahiru Mohammed Lawal Nigeria’s military has retracted its statement that some of the schoolgirls abducted from Chibok town in April by Islamist militants had been freed. Two Toyota Hiace buses loaded with the girls were driven into Maimalari Barracks, the headquarters of the 7th Division of...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 23rd, 2014
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By Debbie Ariyo Today, 22 July, marks 100 days since the abduction of almost 300 girls by terrorists from their school dormitory in Chibok, North East Nigeria. Since then, some of the girls managed to escape from their abductors. However, most of them remain in captivity with reports of mass rape, se...
By IAfrica
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May 10th, 2014
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By Mohamed Kahiye Boko Haram insurgency in Nigeria is one of the most complex conflicts in the continent today apart from the Al-Shabaab militant group in Somalia, the M23 rebels in the democratic republic of Congo and the ongoing ethnic conflict in South Sudan. The group which derives its name from ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 24th, 2014
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By Debbie Ariyo The news that over 200 school children were last week abducted by the Boko Haram terrorist group in North East Nigeria makes for depressing reading. Pupils sitting their end of school examinations were rounded up, packed in to vehicles and taken away after their school was invaded in ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 3rd, 2014
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by Tony Osborg While it is without doubt that majority of Nigerians have agreed probably for the first on a particular topic and have condemned homosexuality on certain grounds, only few, I mean very few persons and groups have given sufficient reasons to back up their opposition against homosexualit...
By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 12th, 2013
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By Fejiro Oliver The current controversy trailing the news on President Jonathan administration ordering 53 golden iphones as reported by the UK daily Independent Media has been put to rest. In an edition of their paper to correct the mistake, they wrote, “In an earlier version of this article, the f...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 17th, 2013
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The Federal Government has said it will hand over arrested members of the Boko Haram sect to the International Criminal Court located at The Hague, Netherlands, for prosecution. The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Dr. Reuben Abati, who made the Presidency’s position known in ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 18th, 2013
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By Eke Okeke In the week when a former  British cabinet Minister and his wife  were sent to jail for  making his wife take his speeding points, the Nigeria president was granting amnesty to some convicted criminals whose punishment for their crimes   did  not reflect the seriousness of their crimes a...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 3rd, 2013
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Latest video released by Boko Haram says the group is not having any dialogue with Nigerian government. The group described as fraud and lies, the dialogue said to be on- going between government and Imam Abdulazeez who claims to be representing Boko Haram. In the video, leader of Boko Haram Imam Abu...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 17th, 2012
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By: EIA Nigeria is the largest oil producer in Africa and has been a member of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) since 1971. In 2011, Nigeria produced about 2.53 million barrels per day (bbl/d) of total liquids, well below its oil production capacity of over 3 million bbl/d, du...