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Nigeria becomes Hawaii as US States Renamed For Countries With Similar GDPs

Written on June 13th, 2007 by
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NIGERIA-IS-HAWAI MAP: The creator of this map has had the interesting idea to break down that gigantic US GDP into the GDPs of individual states, and compare those to other countries... Read More | Share

Central Bank declares Springbank distressed

Written on June 11th, 2007 by
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SPRING BANK DISTRESSED: THE first shock of the consolidation of banks is here, a year and half after the exercise that was widely hailed as the magic pill for distress in the all-important sector. The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has tactically... Read More | Share

Jefferson: Alleged Bribe Money Given by FBI to Trap Atiku

Written on June 9th, 2007 by
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LAWSUIT: Embattled United States Congressman, Rep William Jefferson told journalists yesterday that the $90,000 found in his residence was given to him by the United State's Federal Bureau of Invest-igations (FBI) to pass on to former Vice President... Read More | Share

VIDEO: Proceedings of US Congressional Hearing on Nigeria of June 7, 2007

Written on June 7th, 2007 by
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VIDEO: Proceedings of US Congressional Hearing on Nigeria of June 7, 2007" Elections, Legitimacy and A Way Forward" http://boss.streamos.com/real/international/af-6-7-07.smi (Proceedings start in earnest after about 10 minutes) For texts... Read More | Share

Blair`s Africa panel reviews Obasanjo role

Written on June 4th, 2007 by
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A top-level lobby group set up by Tony Blair to champion Africa's cause after he leaves office has become embroiled in controversy over the appointment of the former president of Nigeria to its ranks.Read... Read More | Share

Soyinka to Testify before US Congress June 7, 2007, 10 am

Written on June 3rd, 2007 by
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Soyinka to testify before US Congress Subcommittee on Africa and Global Health: "Nigeria at a Crossroads" June 7, 2007, 10:00 am http://foreignaffairs.house.gov/hearing_notice.asp?id=837Read... Read More | Share

Nigeria militants offer ceasefire

Written on June 2nd, 2007 by
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The main rebel group in Nigeria's oil-rich Niger Delta region has pledged a one-month ceasefire to allow the new government to create a peace plan.Read More:http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa/6715059.stm... Read More | Share

NLC Insists on May 28, 29 sit-at-home strike

Written on May 23rd, 2007 by
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The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Trade Union Congress (TUC) and the Joint Action Forum (JAF) under the leadership of Labour and Civil Society Coalition (LASCO) on Wednesday warned foreigners living in the country to stay at home for their own safety... 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

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

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