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NIGERIA: Fighting lethal Lassa...

NIGERIA: Fighting lethal Lassa fever

Friday, March 06, 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: Urbanisation chokes c...

NIGERIA: Urbanisation chokes commerce

Saturday, February 21, 2009
Shop owners in Nigeria’s northern Kano state told IRIN a government plan to wipe out illegal businesses has thousands of small business owners...
Greenpeace undercover operatio...

Greenpeace undercover operation exposes illegal dumping of e-waste in Nigeria

Wednesday, February 18, 2009
Electronics companies must take responsibility for recycling their products Electronic waste intended for recycling is being illegally exported...
WEST AFRICA: Hopes for

WEST AFRICA: Hopes for "re-eradicating" polio

Wednesday, February 18, 2009
Health specialists are increasingly optimistic that growing acceptance of the polio vaccine in northern Nigeria offers hope that an upcoming...
NIGERIA: Painkiller leaves 84 ...

NIGERIA: Painkiller leaves 84 children dead

Saturday, February 07, 2009
Health authorities in Nigeria announced on 4 February that 84 children have died and a further 27 have fallen ill since November as a result of...
NIGERIA: Northern states on hi...

NIGERIA: Northern states on high alert for meningitis

Saturday, February 07, 2009
Nigerian health authorities have placed northern states on high alert following a meningitis outbreak in neighbouring Niger, which according to the...

Nigerian pirates grab French ship

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa/7813139.stm
Tuesday, January 06, 2009
Pirates have seized a ship owned by a French company off the Nigerian coast, taking nine crew members hostage. The company - Bourbon - said the...

Militants Blowup Oil pipeline In Delta State

http://www.thetimesofnigeria.com/TON/Article.aspx?id=1290
Saturday, January 03, 2009
An oil pipeline was blown up with dynamite in Nigeria's restive south, a military official said Saturday.Regional army chief Brig. Gen. Wuyep Rimtip...

Over 1,000 Nigerian riders arrested for not wearing crash helmet

http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2009-01/02/content_10590863.htm
Saturday, January 03, 2009
About 1,097 commercial motorcycle operators (Okada) were arrested nationwide as the law on the use of crash helmets by motorcyclists went into force...
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