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NIGERIA: Fighting lethal Lassa...

NIGERIA: Fighting lethal Lassa fever

Friday, March 6, 2009
Nigerian health officials are working to contain a resurgence of Lassa fever, a highly infectious disease that has killed at least eight people in...
Nigerian states urged not to e...

Nigerian states urged not to execute

Thursday, February 26, 2009
Nigeria’s state governments have been urged not to extend the death penalty to include crimes such as kidnapping. Nigeria currently operates a...

Nigeria ex-minister is wanted man
Tuesday, December 23, 2008
A Nigerian ex-minister has been named as an official suspect in the disappearance of hundreds of millions of dollars of government funds.Nigeria's...

Nigeria: Presidential Election Upheld
Tuesday, December 16, 2008
The Supreme Court upheld the election of President Umaru Yar’Adua, left, on Friday after more than a year and a half of legal battles and allegations...

Nigeria buys baby poison antidote
Thursday, December 4, 2008
Nigerian medical authorities are flying in 100 doses of an antidote to try and stem the deaths of babies poisoned by a contaminated teething...

Nigerians sweep MTV Africa awards
Sunday, November 23, 2008
Nigerian artists dominated the MTV Africa Music Awards (the Mamas) on their own turf in the capital city Abuja, scooping six of the 10 awards. D'banj...

Death Penalty Nigeria: 'Forced Confessions' Condemn Hundreds
Wednesday, November 19, 2008
Amnesty International says that hundreds of those awaiting execution on Nigeria's death row did not have fair trials and may therefore be innocent.

Africa's first communications satellite fails
Monday, November 17, 2008
Africa's first communications satellite has suffered an energy failure just 18 months after its launch.
NIGERIA: Under-development con...

NIGERIA: Under-development continues to fuel oil theft

Monday, November 17, 2008
Crude oil smuggling continues unabated in the Niger Delta in southern Nigeria, spurred by chronic under-development, a disaffected youth, and...
Network of African Freedom of ...

Network of African Freedom of Expression Organisation (NAFEO): Press Release

Saturday, November 15, 2008
Civil society organisations call for the adoption of Additional Protocol on Freedom of Expression in Africa The Forum on the participation of NGOs...