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Four UN peacekeepers killed in West Darfur ambush

October 5th, 2012 - 4:16 am ICT by BNO News
NYALA, SUDAN (BNO NEWS) -- Four Nigerian peacekeepers were killed Tuesday and several others were injured when gunmen ambushed a United Nations (UN) patrol in Sudan's troubled Darfur region, the African Union-United ... Read more...

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UN Security Council condemns bomb attacks in Nigeria

November 6th, 2011 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, Nov 6 (IANS) The UN Security Council has condemned the bomb attacks in northern Nigeria, which left about 100 people dead, and reiterated that "terrorism in all its ... Read more...

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Niger Delta youths learn skills from India

September 9th, 2011 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
Abuja (Nigeria), Sep 9 (IANS) India is helping to provide skills to over 200 youths from Nigeria's oil-rich Niger Delta where there have been years of unrest, said a senior ... Read more...

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FIFA gives Nigeria Monday deadline on team suspension

July 2nd, 2010 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, July 2 (DPA) FIFA has given Nigeria's government until Monday to cancel its suspension of the national football team from international competition or get the boot from FIFA, football's ruling body ... Read more...

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Nigerian oil militants end ceasefire

January 30th, 2010 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi/Abuja, Jan 30 (DPA) Nigeria's main militant group Saturday called off a three-month ceasefire and warned that oil companies in the Niger Delta should expect an "all-out onslaught" against facilities and personnel. ... Read more...

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Nigeria cancels sale of steel plant to Ispat promoters

April 4th, 2008 - 5:16 pm ICT by admin
London, April 4 (IANS) Nigeria has cancelled the proposed sale of its biggest steel plant to an Indian company, Global Infrastructure Holdings (GIH), after an inquiry accused the buyer of indulging in ... Read more...

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