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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...
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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 ...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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Jul 3rd, 2012
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When I clicked on the Ghanaweb news headlines on June 28, the first thing that caught my attention was the caption about 70 Nigerian ex-militants in police grips. Honestly, I was stunned by this nauseating revelation. A number of questions raced through my mind among which were – why accommodat...
By IndepthAfrica
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May 26th, 2012
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by John C.K That corruption is associated with oil production is acknowledged to be a worldwide problem. But the scale of corruption in Africa is in a class by itself, particularly in Nigeria. As black Africa’s largest oil producer, OPEC member Nigeria currently exports just over two millions barrels...
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May 12th, 2012
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press release Friday May 11, 2012 – Abuja, Nigeria — An International Conference to find solutions to the Zamfara lead poisoning crisis (1), of which Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), was the lead organiser concluded on Thursday. The conference delegates endorsed a clear action plan calling for N...
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Apr 19th, 2012
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Nigeria’s Information Minister tells VOA his country’s security forces have made enormous progress in combating the threat posed by the Islamist militant group Boko Haram, especially in the federal capital, Abuja. Labaran Maku’s comment follows a U.S. emergency warning issued Wednes...