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Security steep as Nigeria votes

Written on April 14th, 2007 by
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Voting is underway in Nigeria's state polls after a late start in many parts.Read More: Read More | Share

Dual national enters the fray in Nigerian vote

Written on April 5th, 2007 by
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Isa Odidi's ambitions go far beyond being a highly successful immigrant, research scientist cum high-tech entrepreneur, married father of five living in an affluent Toronto neighbourhood. Dr. Odidi, 50, wants to be president of Nigeria, and in a few... Read More | Share

NIGERIA: Voting in a federal system full of faults

Written on April 3rd, 2007 by
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"Nigeria is not a nation. It is a mere geographical expression," said Obafemi Awolowo, one of Nigeria's founding fathers, speaking in 1947 while campaigning against British colonial rule. Sixty years later as Nigeria heads toward national and... Read More | Share

FIFA orders Uganda-Nigeria rematch

Written on April 1st, 2007 by
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FIFA has ordered last weekend... Read More | Share

Tamuz turns down Nigeria

Written on March 13th, 2007 by
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Nigeria-born striker Toto Tamuz has accepted temporary residency status in Israel, ending hopes that he could play for the Super Eagles. The 18-year-old, who plays for the local side Beitar Jerusalem, has fought a long battle to gain Israeli... Read More | Share

Agbonlahor undecided on Nigeria

Written on March 10th, 2007 by
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England youth winger Gabriel Agbonlahor is set to discuss his international future with his Nigerian-born father before deciding whether to accept a call-up. The Aston Villa player has been included by new Nigeria coach Berti Vogts in a provisional... Read More | Share

Nigeria must do more to stem bird flu: FAO

Written on February 23rd, 2007 by
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ROME (Reuters) - Nigeria must step up farm controls to stem the spread of bird flu, the United Nation's Food and Agriculture Organization said on Tuesday, urging consumers to take precautions against infection. A Nigerian woman died of bird flu last... Read More | Share

VOA News – Nigeria: Senate Reprimands President Obasanjo

Written on February 22nd, 2007 by
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By James Butty Washington, D.C. 22 February 2007 The Nigerian Senate Wednesday criticized President Olusegun Obasanjo over what it called his attempts to disqualify some candidates from competing in the country... Read More | Share

REMARKS: Nigeria’s April 14 and 21, 2007 Elections by Don Heflin of US State Department

Written on February 9th, 2007 by
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US GOVT. REMARKS: "Now Nigeria faces a set of elections in April that will define that country's political landscape well into the next decade. The success of these elections is vital to the continued democratic development of Nigeria, and of keen... Read More | Share

ESSAY: Chicago Bears' Ogunleye – From Staten Island to Super Bowl

Written on February 3rd, 2007 by
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From Staten Island to Super Bowl Ogunleye beat expectations just to make NFL, much less Super Bowl by jason bailey / metro new york FEB 2, 2007 Adewale Ogunleye... Read More | Share

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