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  1. Finance News Update, what you need to knowRead the original story

    Thursday | Yahoo!

    ... summit overshadowed by India and Pakistan's rivalry ended with little progress towards regional integration. WARRI, Nigeria - A parliament committee in Nigeria says that Shell should pay $US3.6 billion ($A3.9 billion) in fines as punishment for a ...

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  2. Finance news you need to know todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | NEWS.com.au

    THE Russian economy is in even more trouble as the rouble plunged to historic lows. Meanwhile, unemployment in France hit a new record.

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  3. Nigeria Parliament: Shell Should Pay $3.6 Billion For 2011 Bonga Oil SpillRead the original story

    Thursday | Switched

    Spilled crude oil allegedly caused by Shell equipment failure floats at B-Dere waterways in Ogoniland, Rivers State August 11, 2011. AFP PHOTO / PIUS UTOMI EKPEI WARRI, Nigeria - A parliament committee in Nigeria says that Shell should pay $3.6 billion in fines as punishment for a 2011 oil spill.

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  4. Al Jazeera investigation of fake doctors leads to 3 arrests in Delta stateRead the original story

    Thursday | In-depth Africa

    Read the full story and watch the In this week's episode of Africa Investigates, Anas Arameyaw Anas and Rosemary Nwaebuni go undercover with secret cameras to expose fake doctors in Delta State, leading to three on-camera arrests. igerian law forbids abortions, except in cases where the patient's life is in danger.

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  5. .com | Nigerian 'terror mastermind' challenges convictionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 26 | News24

    A Nigerian jailed in Johannesburg for masterminding a series of terror attacks in his homeland is to challenge South Africa's right to try him, his lawyer said on Wednesday. Henry Okah was sentenced to 24 years in prison last year for masterminding attacks including twin car bombings that killed 12 people in Abuja on 1 October 2010, and two explosions that March in the southern Nigerian city of Warri, a major hub of the oil-rich Delta region.

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  6. Imminent Collapse of Civil Rule in Nigeria, By Femi FalanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 26 | Vanguard

    THE dreaded Boko Haram sect has continued to unleash mayhem on defenceless civilians including school children in the north east region. In the last couple of months, the satanic society has annexed part of the territory of the Republic of Nigeria.

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  7. Akpobolokemi and the uncommon transformation of NIMASARead the original story

    Sunday Nov 23 | Vanguard

    By Felix Ugbechie WHEN Ziakede Akpobolokemi was appointed the Director-General and Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian Maritime Administration And Safety Agency, NIMASA, many operators in the sector welcomed him with clenched hands. This was understandable.

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  8. Delta EPZ project crisis: Tompolo denies any involvement, blames Uduaghan, KeyamoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | In-depth Africa

    Ex-militant Ekpemupolo, has denied any involvement in the $16 billion Export Processing Zone project crisis rocking Delta State. In a bid to clear himself of any wrong doing, Tompolo released a statement today where he accused the current Delta state governor, Emmanuel Uduaghan and his predecessor, Jame Ibori of trying to use the project to collect the land belonging to his people, the Ijaws of Gbaramatu kingdom.

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  9. 14 Nigerian Journalists Abducted and Beaten in River AmbushRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Editor & Publisher

    Fourteen Nigerian journalists were abducted in a speedboat ambush by a gang of youths and beaten in what appears to be part of the rivalry between two communities - the Ijaw and Itsekiri peoples - on the Niger Delta.

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  10. Tough decisions await Nigeria coach Stephen Keshi ahead of South Africa clashRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Goal.com

    Nigeria and South Africa go head-to-head for the 11th time on Wednesday and fans of the Super Eagles will hope it follows the trend of the majority of the others: only once has Bafana Bafana beaten their rivals in the previous ten encounters. Despite that record, this week's hosts certainly cannot -take a win for granted.

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  11. $16bn Industrial Park: Accusations Of Nepotism Againast Me Unfair, Unwarranted, Says JonathanRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Ghanamma.com

    President Goodluck Jonathan on Monday said the ground-breaking ceremony for the Gas Revolution Industrial Park at Ogidigben in the Warri South West Local Government Area earlier slated for last Friday was postponed to allow for dialogue among warring stakeholders. It would be recalled that the project, which was due for commissioning by the president last Friday, was aborted following severe threats by ex-Niger Delta militant, Chief Government Ekpemupolo aka Tompolo and other Ijaw indigenes.

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  12. Ijaws of Gbaramatu are Itsekiri tenants - ILTRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Vanguard

    I tsekiri Leaders of Thought, ILT, has expressed shock and disappointment over President Goodluck Jonathan's failure to perform the ground-breaking ceremony of the Ogideigben Export Processing Zone, EPZ, describing it as a betrayal of the fatherly trust on him. ILT in a statement, said it was disappointed that despite earlier calls on the President to build bridges across ethnic divides in the Niger Delta that he chose to side with his ethnic Ijaw kinsmen in an unnecessary dispute over Itsekiri land.

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  13. EPZ: Navy Frees 14 Journalists, 6 Itsekiri Abducted By Ex-militants In DeltaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 17 | Ghanamma.com

    Men of the Nigerian Navy have released 14 journalists and six Itsekiri youths who were kidnapped by ex-militants in Gbaramatu kingdom on Sunday. The media men had attended a briefing at Ogidigben, the Itsekiri community where the contentious $16 billion Export Processing Zone , is being sited.

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  14. Nigeria: Gas Park Groundbreaking Ceremony RescheduledRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 16 | AllAfrica.com

    The Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke, has announced the rescheduling of the groundbreaking ceremony of the Gas Revolution Industrial Park earlier billed for today at the GRIP project site, Warri South West Local Government Area of Delta State. The rescheduling, which was arrived at after due consultations with the Governor of Delta state, Emmanuel Uduaghan, was due to unresolved community issues.

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  15. Nigeria/Congo-Brazzaville: Super Eagles Set to Battle CongoRead the original story

    Saturday Nov 15 | AllAfrica.com

    Former Golden Eaglets coach Fanny Amun has come out from the trenches to ht back at those trying to cause trouble in the house of Nigerian football. A former scribe of the Nigeria Football Federation, Amun, who hails from Edo State remains an unrepentant apostle of the Federal Ministry of Sports.

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  16. Battle of Congo:Don't wish Eagles bad because of Keshi - AmunRead the original story

    Friday Nov 14 | Vanguard

    Former Golden Eaglets coach Fanny Amun has come out from the trenches to ht back at those trying to cause trouble in the house of Nigerian football. A former scribe of the Nigeria Football Federation, Amun, who hails from Edo State remains an unrepentant apostle of the Federal Ministry of Sports.

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  17. Protest over Delta Epz groundbreaking ceremony: Itsekiri accuse Jonathan of ethnic bigotryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 14 | Vanguard

    I TSEKIRIS in Delta state have accused President Goodluck Jonathan of encouraging Ijaw agenda to exterminate them following the violent threats from Ijaws of Gbaramatu Kingdom, Warri South West Area of Delta state which aborted the Tuesday's scheduled groundbreaking ceremony for the $16bn Ogidigben EPZ project by the President. In a briefing yesterday in Warri by Itsekiri Leaders of Thought, the ethnic group in Delta said they were ready to approach the United Nations to seek secession and opt for protection under the United Kingdom or United States in line with treaties signed with these foreign powers long before Nigeria's independence which they claim have not been abrogated.

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  18. Ijaw threatens, Jonathan calls off EPZ commissioningRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 14 | Vanguard

    President Goodluck Jonathan yesterday called off the commissioning of the $16bn Delta Gas City project in Delta State scheduled for today following a threat by the Ijaw of Gbaramatu kingdom to unleash violence if he went ahead. Reports that the President, indeed, suspended the groundbreaking, the second time in six months, having deferred it earlier in June, ignited fresh controversy in the state, with many wondering what was really going on.

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  19. Eagles gear up for Pointe Noire battleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 12 | Umupira

    Nigeria's Super Eagles are stepping up their preparation for the all-important clash with the Red Devils of Congo as players have started gathering at the Bolton White Hotel camp. Aaron Samuel, Ogenyi Onazi, Sone Aluko and Oboabona Godfrey were the early birds in camp as the Eagles will look to get the maximum points on board in the last two games of the Afcon 2015 qualifiers.

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  20. Nigeria: Jonathan Declares for PresidencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 11 | AllAfrica.com

    Follow the event as it unfolds through the eyes of our reporters who are at the Eagle Square, Abuja, venue of the event. 14.12 The president has rounded off his speech.

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