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Army recaptures Nigerian oil base

Written on June 21st, 2007 by
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Nigeria's army has recaptured an oil platform occupied by militants since Sunday after a gun battle, it says.Read More:http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa/6225274.stm... Read More | Share

Strike paralyses cities across the country

Written on June 21st, 2007 by
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The nation was virtually brought down on its knees as labour on Wednesday commenced an indefinite strike to force government to meet fully its demands, particularly total reversal of the pump price of petrol.Read... Read More | Share

Cuban revolutionary Vilma Espin dies

Written on June 20th, 2007 by
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Vilma Espin Guillois, the wife of acting President Raul Castro and one of the communist nation's most politically powerful women, died Monday, the Cuban government announced. She was 77.Read... Read More | Share

Nigerian Labor Congress NLC alleges blackmail

Written on June 20th, 2007 by
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The Nigeria Labour Congress has accused the Federal Government of attempting to... Read More | Share

Martins reveals gun terror

Written on June 20th, 2007 by
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Newcastle United striker Obafemi Martins has revealed he was nearly killed by masked gunmen on a recent trip home to Nigeria. Martins and a friend were surrounded at a petrol station on Monday night in Lagos when shots were fired, leaving the former... Read More | Share

France starts African cash probe

Written on June 19th, 2007 by
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French prosecutors have launched an investigation into alleged embezzlement by two African leaders. The corruption investigation was launched this week after complaints by three agencies in March that property had been bought with stolen funds.Read... Read More | Share

Huge oilfield discovered in Ghana

Written on June 18th, 2007 by
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UK firm Tullow Oil has announced the discovery of 600 million barrels of light oil offshore from Ghana.Read More:http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/business/6764549.stm... Read More | Share

Nigerians braced for fuel strike

Written on June 18th, 2007 by
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STRIKE OPTION: Nigeria's trade unions looks set to call a general strike over recent rises in petrol prices and value-added tax.Read More:http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa/6763143.stm... Read More | Share

Nigeria: Why I Won't Work With Yar'Adua, By Atiku (Page 1 of 2)

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Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar yesterday gave reasons why he is not ready to work with the administration of Umaru Musa Yar'Adua, insisting that the verdict of the presidential election petition tribunal remains the pillar of hope on which any... Read More | Share

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