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Yahoo Nigerian News Archive for August 2010Rss

Monday, August 30, 2010

Killings, violence come as election looms

Nigeria kidnap bust reveals 'PM son impersonator'

Royal Dutch Shell says $1.1B oil pipeline through restive delta nearly complete

Shell says $1.1B oil pipeline nearly done

FG Loses $300 Million on Steel Tower Imports Annually

Nigeria to privatize power sector

Sunday, August 29, 2010

Vocal supporter of president kidnapped

Former prime minister's son kidnapped

son of former prime minister kidnapped

Son of political dynasty family kidnapped

Son of organizer of group supporting president's election bid kidnapped

Saturday, August 28, 2010

Fire strikes ruling party headquarters

Deadly Nigeria clashes in north as elections loom

Friday, August 27, 2010

Targeted police killings raise cult fears

Govt to Privatise Power Sector

Thursday, August 26, 2010

Nigeria's plan to come out of the dark

Nigeria's president announces plan to repair, privatize oil-rich nation's power grid

Nigeria, oil-rich nation lit by candles and generators, plans to bring power to the people

Nigeria to privatise power firm

Nigeria Alert As Cholera Outbreak Kills 352

Nigeria hit by cholera epidemic

Nigeria announces plan to repair, privatize the oil-rich nation's power system

Nigeria announces power grid sale, repair

Nigeria warns of cholera threat

Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Nigeria State Oil Co. Talks With LNG Japan On Gas Project

Cholera epidemic death toll rises to 352

FACTBOX-Nigeria's reform plans for domestic power sector

Nigeria to Spend $212 Billion on its Economy Over The Next Three Years

Nigeria Plans to Buy 900,000 Tons of Fertilizers for Farmers This Year

Lenders in Nigeria Demand Most Currency Since May as Companies Seek Funds

Nigeria oil hub killing sparks fears of poll unrest

Dust up over Nigeria oil spill report

State power company workers go on strike

Feared gang leader believed dead, again

Nigeria's Central Bank Releases 300 Billion Naira for Power, Aviation Fund

Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Central Bank sets up fund for Nigeria power, air sectors

Nigeria Gets Air Safety OK; Airlines Can Apply To Fly To US-Report

Nigeria's Benchmark Equities Index Falls Most in 11 Weeks, Led by Dangote

Nigeria gets yam-packed Sesame show of own

Nigeria oil spill impact not complete yet: UN

Nigeria's SEC Is `Committed' to Implementing Stock Exchange Sale, FT Says

Monday, August 23, 2010

UN Environment Agency Stresses That Nigerian Oil Assessment is Not Yet Complete

Politician's son kidnapped before polls

Nigeria U-13s Brush Aside Premier League Youth Squads To Lift 2010 International Youth Championship Trophy

FAA grants Nigeria its highest air safety rating

Nigeria Approves Sale of 11 State Power Distributors in Bid to Cut Losses

Nigeria tailor-makes a yam-packed 'Sesame Street'

NBA Drags FG to Court Over Jumbo Pay for Nass Members

'See How Cheap Life Has Become'

Faan Denies Plan to Close Port Harcourt Airport

Sunday, August 22, 2010

Cholera, Measles Claim More Lives

Nigeria football election on hold

Saturday, August 21, 2010

Cocoa Faces Export Ban

Friday, August 20, 2010

Is Goodluck Jonathan running for president or what?

Nigeria releases election funds after poll chief's warning

Election pressure mounts for quiet leader

Nigeria battles cholera, measles outbreaks

NIGERIA: Police abuses rife despite anti-corruption efforts

WBA sign Nigeria international

The Risks of 2011 Elections

Jega's Lamentation

West Brom signs Nigeria striker Peter Odemwingie

Taiwo dropped by Nigeria

Nigeria assures air travelers of safe flights in aftermath of Dec. 25 attack

Taiwo misses out on Nigeria's Cup qualifier

Honeywell Flour of Nigeria First-Quarter Profit Rises 70% as Sales Gain

Thursday, August 19, 2010

Agreement with U.S. on Airport Safety

Pipeline Attack Hits Crude Oil Exports

Power of Information On Rural Women Farmers

Keke Marwa - Unending War Over Parks Control

Dipo Dina's Murder - Police Arrest Suspect

Youths, Nation's Biggest Resources - British Council

Wednesday, August 18, 2010

Nigeria keeper scores in Champions League tie

Kalashnikovs, ammunition intercepted en route to area known for religious violence

Assault rifles, ammunition intercepted

Shell in Nigeria warns on output after sabotage

Shell Nigeria warns on output after pipeline sabotage

Human Rights Watch - Police Corruption, Threat to 2011 Polls

Nigeria's police told to share bribes with superiors

Tuesday, August 17, 2010

At least 67 dead in outbreak of cholera in northeast of West African nation

Nigeria's police 'bribe police'

Report: Nigeria police arrest innocent and kill for bribes as little as 13 cents

Nigeria to Sell $1.3 Billion of Bonds for Auto Industry, BusinessDay Says

Monday, August 16, 2010

Nigeria star Odemwingie claims Baggies deal

Nigeria's 2011 presidential race tests North-South powersharing agreement

Nigeria road crash leaves 15 'burnt to death'

Nigeria's Female National Team Climb Up FIFA Rankings

Oil Company Reports Sabotage Attacks

Sunday, August 15, 2010

Royal Dutch Shell warns oil pipeline sabotage increasing despite amnesty deal

Shell says pipeline sabotage increasing

Former VP, tied to disgraced ex-US congressman, announces presidential bid

Former VP announces presidential bid

Saturday, August 14, 2010

AGN BOT Insists Emeka Ike's Ban Stay

Police Invite Charly Boy

Nigeria requires shipment data in advance

CMO War - No Room for Monopoly, AGF Assures MCSN

Imo State in Southeastern Nigeria to Build Refinery With State Oil Company

Jonathan to Military - Stay Focused On Protecting Our Democracy

Friday, August 13, 2010

Nigeria ex-bank chief faces court

Nigeria's head party OKs incumbent's election run

The Nation's 3,203 Oil Spills in Four years

Nigeria Donates $1 Mln To Pakistan Flood Victims

Nigeria president gets poll boost

Thursday, August 12, 2010

Nigeria donates USD 1 mln to Pak flood victims

Nigeria ruling party leader supports Christian president, despite rule calling for Muslim

Ruling party leader supports president

Nigeria Bread Prices to Rise on Higher Wheat Costs, Dangote Flour Says

Nigeria ruling party says Jonathan can make poll bid

Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Nigeria Threatened by Cholera Outbreak in Cameroon

Eagles Remain Static on Fifa Rankings

Nigeria buys jets, borrows to fund elections

Nigeria buys presidential jets, borrows to fund polls

Nigeria LNG Seeks $2 Billion Loan, International Business Times Reports

Nigeria lose South Korea friendly

Nigeria to buy three new jets for president

S.Korea beat Nigeria 2-1 in friendly

Nigeria employs air marshals in wake of underwear bomb plot

Nigeria's airports still not using body scanners following attempted attack on Detroit flight

Body scanners going unused at Nigeria airports

Body scanners going unused at Nigeria airports 7 months after Christmas bombing attempt

Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Nigeria's Child Witch Hunt

Nigeria's Senate Approves $583 Million Budget for Registration of Voters

President promises $3.5B electrical grid

Nigeria opens probe into stock exchange

Search called off for missing oil worker

Nigeria's opposition party holds convention, changes name

Monday, August 09, 2010

Anti-Graft Team Probe National Soccer Body

Chevron Refutes Allegations of Oil Pollution

Nigeria cleans poisoned villages, treats children

Pollution in Niger Delta - Oil Firm, Fish Farmers Fight

Nigeria's Guaranty Trust Bank Says First-Half Net Income More Than Doubles

SEC's Firm Hand at the Stock Exchange

Gov Saraki Disowns N7 Billion Debt

Black Oil to Create Jobs, Increase Productivity

Floating Fish Cage Farming System, a Money Spinning Business

New Fire Equipment Enters Market

Politics of Governor Orji's PDP Return

Kidnapping - Fashola Makes Case for State Police

Bar Association Urged to Prevail on FG to Unbundle Power Holding Company

In Imo, It's Now War On Crime

Shocks for Falconets

Jonathan Woos Traditional Leaders

Sunday, August 08, 2010

Nigeria's 'bad bank'

In pictures: River blindness in Nigeria

Bribery Probe on Politicians, U.S. Firm to End Soon

Saturday, August 07, 2010

Ugbade Calls for Super Four Expansion

Clubs Treat Players Welfare With Levity - Ikhana

Nigeria SEC sacks stock exchange director

Friday, August 06, 2010

Aki Without Pawpaw

Nigeria Key Global Strategic Partner: Clinton

Nigeria key strategic partner for US: Clinton

Thursday, August 05, 2010

Credible Polls: Nigeriall Meet Global Benchmarks

ANALYSIS-Nigeria's Jonathan eyes poll bid but needs the north

Amb. Robin Renee Sanders: Nigeria Election: Constitutional Amendment Debate

Nigeria sacks stock market chief

Nation Seeks U.S. Help Over Negative Stereotypes

Nigeria Regulator Asks Exchange Chief to Step Down

Wednesday, August 04, 2010

Nigeria Seeks US Help over Negative Stereotypes

Nigeria graft agency detains returned ex-bank boss

'Nation Lacks Peace-Keeping Policy'

Flour Mills of Nigeria Price Estimate Raised by HSBC on Its Pasta Business

Eguavoen happy with Nigeria squad

Tuesday, August 03, 2010

Nigeria Lacks Peace-keeping Policy

Falconets 'Shocked' by Warm Reception

Imperatives of The Countyr's Depleting oil reserves

Sanusi's Panacea for Electricity

Country May Re-Think Peace Keeping Operations - Jonathan

Child Labour - a Threat to Future

Monday, August 02, 2010

Nigeria hit by more withdrawals for Korea friendly

Nigeria Oil Producers Agree to Set Up Fund to Cover Costs of Oil Spills

Nigeria's Falconets Return Home With Pride

Jonathan Hails Falconets

At Last Oloibiri Gets Its Due

Musa Leaves for Dutch Club Fortnight

Hyundai Distributes 65,000 Balls to School Children

Pillars Up for Bright Start

Fifa U-20 Women's World Cup - Falconets Beat Colombia, Reach Final

65-Year-Old Man in SFU Net for Impersonation

Petroleum Bill - NNPC Boss Reassures International Oil Companies

Sunday, August 01, 2010

Nigeria dominates 200m race

Nigeria plan for repeat success

Nigeria vows election clampdown

Nigeria electoral chief vows crackdown on fraudsters

Nigeria vows crackdown on fraudsters

Nigeria, US Hold High-level Talks This Week

Nigeria Now 2nd as Oke Grabs Triple Jump Gold