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Nigeria maintain triumphant progress at FIFA U-17 World Cup Against Argentina

Written on September 2nd, 2007 by
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Nigeria are through to the semi-finals at the FIFA U-17 World Cup Korea 2007 after defeating Argentina 2-0 at the Cheonan Sports Complex on Sunday 2 September. The Africans now meet Germany or England for a place in the Final.Read... Read More | Share

Nigeria a legal trouble spot for oil service firms

Written on September 1st, 2007 by
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HOUSTON, Aug 26 (Reuters) - Operating in oil-rich Nigeria has always been a challenge for energy-service companies, but new bribery probes by U.S. authorities are raising legal and financial risks that may force them to leave the country.Read... Read More | Share

INEC Needs Financial Autonomy, Says Yar

Written on August 28th, 2007 by
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President Umaru Musa Yar... Read More | Share

FG Suspends Education Reforms

Written on August 28th, 2007 by
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The Federal Government yesterday suspended the series of reforms initiated in the education sector during the Obasanjo administration, saying some of the policies were formulated and implemented without due recourse to existing laws.Read... Read More | Share

CRISIS IN THE HOUSE OF REPS:Madam Speaker, indiscretion and the battles to come

Written on August 24th, 2007 by
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VANGUARD Contending with a number of allegations, Speaker Patricia Olubunmi Etteh and her supporters fight back in what is turning out to be an interesting encounter in the House of Representatives. This report puts the issues in perspective, while... Read More | Share

N628m renovation scandal: AC wants Etteh probed

Written on August 24th, 2007 by
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The Action Congress (AC) has called for an urgent investigation into reports that 12 units of luxury cars were purchased for House of Representatives Speaker, Olubunmi Etteh and her deputy, Babangida Nguroje. It also wants the probe of the award of... Read More | Share

April Polls not Credible – EU

Written on August 24th, 2007 by
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The European Union Election Observation Mission (EU EOM) to the April 2007 general elections yesterday in Abuja made public its final report on the polls, insisting that the election was not credible and fell far short of basic international and... Read More | Share

OBJ and burden of office vacation

Written on August 16th, 2007 by
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Dapo Falade, in this piece, x-rays perceived crisis of confidence trailing former President Olusegun Obasanjo after his relinquishment of power last May. Though not liked or loved by all, especially cynics and critics alike, former President Olusegun... Read More | Share

Father of Nigeria kidnap girl dies – Telegraph

Written on August 16th, 2007 by
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Michael Hill's death comes shortly after his three-year-old daughter Margaret was abducted at gunpoint in the west African country. His family believes the enormous stress of the kidnap ordeal triggered the heart attack. The Foreign Office today... Read More | Share

Nigerian Government Announces Currency Reform

Written on August 16th, 2007 by
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Nigeria has won praise from the international community for free-market reforms that have spurred high levels of growth, slashed inflation and earned the country significant debt relief. And as Gilbert da Costa reports for VOA from Abuja, it is now... Read More | Share

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