Posts Tagged ‘problems’

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 Nigeria: Aluko Faults FG On Budget 2007 (Page 1 of 1)

Written on January 23rd, 2007 by
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by Funso Muraina, Abuja - Renowned economist, Professor Sam Aluko has said Federal Government's 2007 Budget lacks what he described as major features of a fiscal proposal for a planned economy. But he, however, noted that if effectively implemented,... Read More | Share

Nigerian president calls for international action on climate change – Yahoo! News

Written on January 15th, 2007 by
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ACCRA (AFP) - Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo has called for international assistance to help Africa deal with the devastation caused by climate change. Speaking at a conference on German-African partnership in the Ghanaian capital Accra,... Read More | Share

VOA News – Nigeria Elections Mired With Problems

Written on December 15th, 2006 by
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Thursday, December 14, was the deadline for registering about 65 million voters for next year's elections in Nigeria. But with less than one-tenth of voters registered so far, the national electoral commission is widely expected to announce an... Read More | Share

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