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Drug baron behind Bola Ige`s murder

Written on May 20th, 2007 by
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President Olusegun Obasanjo yesterday spoke on the killing, five years ago, of his first Attorney-General and Minister of Justice, Chief Bola Ige (SAN), saying the murder of the deceased was masterminded by a drug baron.....Corroborating the President... Read More | Share

Protests over Flawed Elections Shut Nigerian Courts Down

Written on May 19th, 2007 by
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Courts in Nigeria have remained shut, following a call by the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) for a boycott to protest over last month's elections.Read More:http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa/6669491.stm... Read More | Share

Oil Workers May Commence Strike Thursday

Written on May 19th, 2007 by
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All workers of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and its affiliates have been directed to, come to work on Monday clad in red outfits as a way of expressing their angst over the sale of the Port Harcourt and Kaduna Refineries as... Read More | Share

Hillary Speaks on Nigeria`s Election

Written on May 16th, 2007 by
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May 14, 2007 Statement Of Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton On Recent Developments In Nigeria's Elections Washington, DC - "In the wake of the April Nigerian elections, which international and domestic observers have judged to be deeply flawed,... Read More | Share

Militant's Attack Jonathan Gooluck`s house in Bayelsa State

Written on May 16th, 2007 by
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Militants have attacked the country residence of the Vice-President-elect Goodluck Jonathan, in the oil-rich Niger Delta in a dawn speedboat attack.Read More:http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa/6660655.stm... Read More | Share

Court rules that INEC must produce election materials to justify its results

Written on May 14th, 2007 by
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ABUJA (Reuters) - A court on Monday ordered Nigeria's electoral body to produce evidence supporting its declaration of Umaru Yar'Adua as president-elect after a poll labeled "not credible" by international observers.Read... Read More | Share

China launches communications satellite NIGCOMSAT-1 for Nigeria

Written on May 13th, 2007 by
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China on early Monday morning launched a communications satellite for Nigeria, the first of its kind in Africa and the first time a foreign buyer has purchased a Chinese satellite and its launching serviceRead... Read More | Share

VOA News – Nigerian Opposition Criticizes Sale of Oil Blocks

Written on May 12th, 2007 by
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The outgoing Nigerian government is entertaining bids in a last-minute auction on Friday of 45 oil exploration licenses. For VOA, Gilbert da Costa in Abuja reports that the plan is going ahead despite a court order not to sell two of them and... Read More | Share

British Prime Minister Tony Blair to Resign June 27, 2007

Written on May 10th, 2007 by
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UPDATE) Britain's Blair says he will resign on June 27 TRIMDON, England (AFP) - Britain's Prime Minister Tony Blair said Thursday that he will resign on June 27 after a decade in power. "On 27th June, I will tender my resignation from the office... Read More | Share

WASTED! .. …How INEC spent N11bn on unused e-voting equipment

Written on May 9th, 2007 by
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A scandal is now brewing at INEC office as it has been discovered that the commission squandered over N11bn on e-voting materials that were never deployed during the just concluded state and national elections.Read... Read More | Share

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