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December 26 2013

08:00

The Patchwork Nation

New York Times - By Adewale Maja Pearce - Dec. 26 (Opinion) - In 2005, the National Intelligence Council, an independent group that advises Washington’s director of central intelligence, published a report that raised the specter of “the outright collapse of Nigeria.” It echoed an earlier council report on global trends through 2015 that was pessimistic about the future of the so-called giant of Africa.

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December 02 2010

08:00

Nigeria to Charge Dick Cheney in Pipeline Bribery Case

Business Week - By Elisha Bala-Gbogbo - Dec. 02 (News) - Nigeria will file charges against former U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney and officials from five foreign companies including Halliburton Co. over a $180 million bribery scandal, a prosecutor at the anti-graft agency said.

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08:00

Nigeria to Charge Dick Cheney in Pipeline Bribery Case

Business Week - By Elisha Bala-Gbogbo - Dec. 02 (News) - Nigeria will file charges against former U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney and officials from five foreign companies including Halliburton Co. over a $180 million bribery scandal, a prosecutor at the anti-graft agency said.

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October 02 2010

07:00

Nigeria 'warned about Abuja attack'

The Guardian - By David Batty - Oct. 02 (News) - Questions have been raised about how much the Nigerian authorities knew about a militant bomb attack that killed 12 people in the capital, Abuja.

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Tags: Africa Nigeria

July 16 2010

07:00

The World’s Ongoing Ecological Disasters

Foreign Policy - By Joshua E. Keating - Jul. 16 (Special Report) - ... many of the world's greatest environmental catastrophes continue, with no end in sight...... The Deepwater Horizon incident may have been the worst oil spill in U.S. history, but it pales in comparison to the ongoing catastrophe that has afflicted Nigeria's Niger River Delta over the last five decades. As many as 546 million gallons of oil are believed to have spilled since oil exploration began in this region -- the equivalent of an Exxon Valdez spill every year. There are around 2,000 official spill sites in the region, some of them decades old.

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May 03 2010

07:00

Secret Erik Prince/Blackwater Tape Exposed

The Nation - By Jeremy Scahill - May. 03 (Investigative Report) - Now we know why Erik Prince won't allow the media into his speeches. After all, he's admitting to war crimes - and also to working in countries the U.S. government denies using his company. Yoo hoo, mainstream media!

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April 22 2010

07:00

Nigeria's budget hopes for bullish oil production

Associated Press - Apr. 22 (News Report) - Nigeria's acting president has approved a budget that increases spending by about 50 percent, riding on the bullish hopes a truce with militants in the oil-rich nation will hold and allow crude production to increase.

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April 06 2010

07:00

BBC News - Equatorial Guinea jails Nigerians for palace attack

BBC News - Apr. 06 (News) - A court in Equatorial Guinea has sentenced seven Nigerians each to 12 years in prison for an attack on the presidential palace in February 2009.

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