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Chevron plugs Nigerian gas well

| June 19, 2012 | 0 Comments

ABUJA, Nigeria, Jun 19 (UPI) — The Nigerian auxiliary of Chevron announced it hermetic and deserted a healthy gas good shop-worn in a Jan supply collapse. The shallow-water Funiwa 1A healthy gas good was deserted after a drilling of a service good was completed, pronounced Chevron Nigeria Ltd. “Production during a North Apoi field, that […]

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In 43 Years, 1,682 Persons so Far Killed in 16 Air Crashes

| June 12, 2012 | 0 Comments

 Rescue operations during a Dana Air pile-up site By Ndubuisi Francis No fewer than 1,613 people have mislaid their lives in 16 opposite atmosphere mishaps involving aircraft handling within and outward a nation’s airspace with Nigerian passengers on house in a past 43 years. The initial available atmosphere pile-up in Nigeria occurred on Nov 20, […]

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Abducted German operative dies during rescue goal in Nigeria

| June 4, 2012 | 0 Comments

A German operative abducted late Jan in northern Nigeria’s Kano State has died during a rescue goal on Thursday morning, according to a comparison infantry source. Edgar Fritz Raufach, a operative who worked with Dantata and Sawoe Construction Company was killed in a botched raid by a Nigerian infantry in a suburb in a Kano […]

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Nigeria: Hostage killed, another taken

| May 31, 2012 | 0 Comments

ABUJA, Nigeria, May 31 (UPI) — A German engineer kidnapped in January in northern Nigeria was killed and an Italian engineer has been kidnapped in western Nigeria, officials said Thursday. A security official in Kano city confirmed to the BBC that the engineer was fatally shot, although details about the death weren’t immediately known. Residents […]

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Nigeria: Police Confirm Death of Kidnapped German, Five Suspected Kidnappers Killed

| May 31, 2012 | 0 Comments

This Day Kano — The Commissioner of Police, Kano state, Mr. Philemon I. Leha, has reliable to reporters that he has been done wakeful of a genocide of a kidnapped German national, Raufach Edgar during a JTF raid this morning. Security sources also reliable that 5 suspected kidnappers including a lady were also killed. The […]

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S.Africa to name temporary Springbok captain against England

| May 29, 2012 | 0 Comments

DURBAN (Reuters) – South Africa will name a temporary captain for next month’s three-test series against England, coach Heyneke Meyer said on Monday. Meyer was appointed as South Africa coach in January but he has yet to name a new captain with the first test taking place in Durban on June 9. “If I had […]

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Nigeria president sends oil probe to anti-graft body

| May 23, 2012 | 0 Comments

ABUJA (Reuters) – Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan has submitted a report on a $6.8 billion fuel subsidy fraud to the financial crimes agency, raising hopes unprecedented action may be taken against top government and oil company officials behind endemic corruption. Last month, parliament produced a report detailing massive corruption in a state subsidised petrol import […]

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Polio Declines Globally, but Troublesome Pockets Persist

| May 17, 2012 | 0 Comments

The number of reported wild polio virus cases decreased by 52% worldwide, from 1,352 cases in 2010 to 650 cases in 2011, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. This progress occurred despite a shortage of funding to eradicate polio globally, a goal that the World Health Organization established in January of this […]

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Untangling fuel fraud requires Goodluck

| May 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

AP A demonstrator lies on a Lagos street in protest as youths march after the attempted removal of a fuel subsidy by the Nigerian government in January this year. Picture: AP Photo Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan is coming under pressure to prosecute top officials implicated in a $6.8 billion fuel subsidy fraud, but many of […]

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Nigeria: FG Should Release Seized Council Funds

| May 15, 2012 | 0 Comments

Last January, President Goodluck Jonathan announced a deception of a state of puncture in fifteen internal supervision areas opposite 4 states in a country. His announcement, a issue of a Christmas Day bombing of a church in Madalla, a suburb in Niger State tighten to a Federal Capital Territory, was meant to concede for a […]

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South Africa seizes $7m in ‘rhino-poachers’ assets

| May 10, 2012 | 0 Comments
South Africa seizes $7m in ‘rhino-poachers’ assets

9 May 2012 Last updated at 12:32 South Africa has the largest population of rhinos in the world Police in South Africa have confiscated assets worth nearly $7m (£4m) from three suspected rhino poachers. The men, two of whom are vets, are already facing 1,872 charges of racketeering. Large syndicates are often involved in the […]

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Nigeria: Daily Abuses Suffered By Journalists

| May 7, 2012 | 0 Comments

Following World Press Freedom Day on May 3, Reporters Without Borders takes a demeanour during a breaches of leisure of news and information in Nigeria during a initial entertain of 2012, branch a spotlight on one of a many dangerous countries in Africa for journalists. For a initial time, it has enclosed a Islamist company […]

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Nigeria / Daily abuses suffered by Nigeria’s journalists

| May 7, 2012 | 0 Comments
Nigeria / Daily abuses suffered by Nigeria’s journalists

  Nigeria / Daily abuses suffered by Nigeria’s journalists   PARIS, France, May 7, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Following World Press Freedom Day on May 3, Reporters Without Borders takes a look at the breaches of freedom of news and information in Nigeria during the first quarter of 2012, turning the spotlight on one […]

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Violence in Nigeria: Breaking a Country’s Fatal Deadlock

| April 30, 2012 | 0 Comments

<!– –>  4 of 4 In Kaduna, GAWON introduced a revolving loan module formed on Jesus’ element that artistic initiatives can revoke threats to tellurian dignity. The loans commission Muslims and Christians widowed or orphaned by a narrow-minded assault that killed thousands in 2000. GAWON believes a best approach to assistance Christian victims overcome retaliatory assault […]

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