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Yahoo Nigerian News Archive for May 2011Rss

Monday, May 30, 2011

Nigeria probes deadly blasts after president's inauguration

Blast hits beer parlor in Nigeria -- third one on day of inauguration

Nigeria hit by multiple blasts after inauguration

Govt Should Address Corruption, Impunity, Rights Group Urges

Nigeria blast kills 15 hours after inauguration

Nigeria probes deadly blasts

Nigeria blast kills 10 just hours after president’s inauguration

Nigeria blast kills 10 just hours after president's inauguration

Nigeria blast kills 10 hours after inauguration

The Presidential Inauguration

Out Cry Over Ambassador's Assault on Wife

Police: Death toll in Nigeria blast at 10

Sunday, May 29, 2011

Nigeria's Goodluck Jonathan sworn in as president

Bombing follows Nigeria inauguration

Blast at barracks kills 12 in Nigeria

Explosion rocks drinking spot in north Nigeria town

Nigeria's Jonathan sworn in as president

Tense Nigeria inaugurates president

Goodluck Jonathan sworn in as Nigeria’s president, faces challenge of uniting the nation

Nigeria antigraft body asks for special courts to speed up, get through large number of cases

Nigeria's Jonathan sworn in

Nigeria's president takes oath of office

Nigeria's Jonathan takes oath as president

Country 'is Africa's Democratic Model'

Nigeria's president to be sworn in

VIDEO: Power priority for Nigeria's new leader

Saturday, May 28, 2011

Nigeria to Mexico, actor finds charm

Timeline: Nigeria's road to democracy

Friday, May 27, 2011

Nigeria Gunmen Attack Police Stations, Bank in Northeast City

Nigeria Gunmen Kill Six People During Attack on Two Police Stations, Bank

Nigeria signs gas supply deals

Jeffrey Sachs advocates three-child policy to stem Nigeria's population growth

Nigeria police: 13 killed in radical sect attacks, police crossfire in volatile northeast

Nigeria anti-graft chief seeks special courts

27,580 barrels of Shell oil spilt in Nigeria in 2010

Nigeria Signs Gas Supply Agreements With Shell, Chevron for Power Stations

Hackers hit Nigeria gov't websites; protest budget

Setting Agenda - What Jonathan Must Focus On to Move the Economy Forward

N830 Million Presidential Inauguration - 'I Had No Shoes!'

Double Blast as the Country Celebrate Children, Democracy

Nigeria’s Oil Explorer Expects Output to Reach 250,000 Barrels in 3 Years

Thursday, May 26, 2011

Radical Nigeria sect kills father, spares children

Time Waits for Dignitaries

Bomb found in northern Nigeria ahead of ceremony

Nigeria’s Super Falcons arrive in Germany

Nigeria throw weight behind Blatter

Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Nigeria supports Sepp Blatter for FIFA president

Nigeria lawmakers add $200m to budget after president slashes fund for salaries, allowances

Nigeria passes first freedom of information bill

Nigeria passes freedom of information bill; may open records in Africa’s most populous nation

Nigeria passes freedom of information bill; may open records in Africa's most populous nation

Pipeline fire going on 2nd day in Nigeria's delta

Pipeline fire going on 2nd day in Nigeria’s oil-rich delta, police say casualties unknown

Pipeline fire going on 2nd day in Nigeria's oil-rich delta, police say casualties unknown

Expect Credible, Intelligent People in My Cabinet, Jonathan Assures

Nigeria backs Sepp Blatter for re-election

Nigeria ready to overcome crisis of confidence

Nigeria Football Federation give life bans to members of splinter group

Nigeria leads African investments in Ghana

Nigeria raises benchmark interest rate

Small plane crash in Nigeria kills 2

Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Nigeria unveils presidential inauguration programs

Abuja, Nigeria, 24 May 2011 - Secretary-General's remarks at breakfast meeting with the Governors' Forum (as prepared ...

Briton, Nigerian crew killed in private plane crash in north-central Nigeria

Nigeria three-baby plan 'tricky'

CBN And the N10 Billion House of Representatives Loan

Nigeria is leading African country investing in Ghana

U.S., Israeli Anti-Terrorist Squads Besiege Abuja for Inauguration

Country Makes Case for UN Permanent Seat

UN Chief Lauds Govt On Reduction On Maternal, Child Mortality

Commonwealth Rates 2011 Elections High

UN Security Seat - There is Hope for Country- Ki-Moon -

Ban, Jonathan Discuss Libya, Sudan

My Mission, By Ban Ki-Moon

FG Budgets N850 Million for Jonathan's Inauguration

Nigeria warned against ‘population explosion’

Nigeria prods Ban on Security Council seat

Monday, May 23, 2011

DMO And the Country's Rising Debt Profile

Abuja, Nigeria, 23 May 2011 - Readout of the Secretary-General's meeting with Henry Odein Ajumogobia, Foreign Minister ...

Ban Ki Moon in Abuja, Mulls Over Healthcare, Women, Development

Octopus Maigari And NFF

UN chief tells Nigeria that Security Council should be more ‘democratic and representative’

Nigeria prods U.N. chief on Security Council seat

National Assembly Leadership - Between Zoning And Competence

National Assembly Leadership - Lawmakers Move Against Zoning

Faces of Pioneer VCs of New Federal Varsities

PIB Stalemate Hinders Economic Growth - NESG

UN Secretary General Arrives

Advertising Hospitals, Doctors Unethical - Council

Growing Propensity to Acquire Private Jets in the Country

Sunday, May 22, 2011

Nigeria says committed to construction in peace support areas

UN Secretary-General Ban Arrives in Nigeria for Talks With Officials

UN chief visits Nigeria in wake of landmark vote

Friday, May 20, 2011

Nigeria court: Removal of ex-bourse chief illegal

U.S. Protests Campbell's Visa Denial

Nigeria act on Odemwingie absence

Nigeria drop Odemwingie for 'indiscipline'

Thursday, May 19, 2011

Multiple blasts rock city in Nigeria's restive northeast, authorities say

In-form Odemwingie dropped from Nigeria squad

Nigeria coach drops Odemwingie

Nigeria win Africa Division Two T20 tournament

Unrepentant Odemwingie dropped by Nigeria

Multiple blasts rock city in Nigeria’s restive northeast, authorities say

Multiple blasts rock city in northeast Nigeria

Nigeria’s lead poisoning victims need long-term care, aid group says at award ceremony

Group: Nigeria lead poisoning victims need care

Nigeria's lead poisoning victims need long-term care, aid group says at award ceremony

Nigeria to Spend $148 Million on Delta Infrastructure, Business Day Says

Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Batista names squad for Nigeria, Poland friendlies

Nigeria has denied a visa to an ex-US ambassador who has published a critical book, articles

Nigeria denies visa to ex-US ambassador

Nigeria Revises April Inflation Rate Down; Remains Above 10 Percent Target

Ex-US Envoy Denied National Visa

Nigeria await announcement of Samson Siasia’s squad to face Argentina & Ethiopia

Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Nigeria to Put Excess Oil Sales in Wealth Fund, Aganga Says

Nigeria arrests 150 after army ambush

Soldiers to FG - National Interest Should Guide Foreign Operations

Monday, May 16, 2011

Alleged Warrant of Arrest on Senator Igbeke

Nigeria’s polio campaign gets a boost

Nigeria post-election violence killed 800: rights group

Nigeria violence leaves 800 dead: HRW

Pastor, Two Others Docked for Fraud

Twelve Months After, Key Ministries Under Review

Post-Election Rally - Investors Recover N164 Billion Value On Investment in Shares

Group: 800 killed in Nigeria post-election riots

800 killed in Nigeria vote unrest: rights group

Agenda for Jonathan (1) the Economy

'Country Spent U.S.$8 Million to Refurbish U.S. Warship'

Indorama to Build U.S.$1.8 Billion Fertiliser Plants in PH

41 Years Enough to Heal Wounds of Civil War- Gowon

Human Rights Watch: 800 killed in Nigeria post-election riots that swept northern states

Income - Southerners Earn Twice More Than Northerners

Speakership - Minority Lawmakers Canvass Consensus Candidate

A Season of Revolt

Sunday, May 15, 2011

New Ruling Party Dispute Over North-South Power Sharing

Week in Review: Kidnappings, Attacks in Post-Election in Nigeria

Saturday, May 14, 2011

18 killed in Nigeria after bus bursts into flames

18 killed in northeast Nigeria after bus and car collide, burst into flames

2 killed in latest blast in Nigeria’s northeast blamed on radical Muslim sect Boko Haram

Gunmen abduct Italian, British contract workers in rare northwest Nigeria kidnapping

Gunmen abduct Italian, Briton in north Nigeria

Friday, May 13, 2011

Europeans kidnapped in Nigeria

Briton, Italian kidnapped in northwestern Nigeria

Nigeria vs Togo in Wafu Cup final

Nigeria militants: No more pipeline bombings despite military crackdown in oil-rich delta

No more pipeline bombings, Nigeria militants say

Nation Takes Possession of U.S. Warship Friday

Thursday, May 12, 2011

Cadbury Nigeria Says Won’t Pay Dividend, Building Up Its Cash Reserves

Army clashes with militants in oil-rich Nigeria

Nigeria’s Central Bank ‘Frontloaded’ Interest Rate Increases, Sanusi Says

Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Nigeria probes deadly election violence

Nigeria Sells $300 Million at Auction; Naira Weakens on Dollar Shortfall

Beating Grim Odds of Childbirth

Nigeria defend Argentina squad

Nigeria’s Senate Plans to Pass Delayed Oil Industry Reform Bill Next Week

Radical sect kills top unionist, wounds son, in Nigeria’s restive northeast, police say

Nigeria launches probe into deadly election violence

Nigeria launches probe into election-related violence that left more than 500 dead

Nigeria launches probe into election violence

Jonathan, Northern Govs Back Mark

Ministers Jonathan Needs

Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Nigeria accept inevitable Lionel Messi absence for friendly against Argentina

Nigeria gives $30,000 to killed workers' families

Multiple Taxation in the Aviation Sector

CBN's Policy on Retail Cash Collection and Lodgment

New gov't reaches out to radical sect

1st runner-up’s party challenges results of Nigerian presidential election, wants fresh vote

Monday, May 09, 2011

Nigeria crushBotswana'spromotion hope

Nigeria Cocoa Prices Fall 28% in 2 Months on Slowing Light Crop Demand

1st runner-up's party challenges election

Fuel Scarcity in North

Ambassador Campbell's "Morning After" Flaws (1)

One-Year Anniversary - Jonathan's Image Scorecard

FG's Run-of-the-Mill Status in OPEC

President Jonathan Hails Triumphant Flying Eagles

Sunday, May 08, 2011

Consultants' Strike Paralyses Services At UNTH

Nigeria opposition goes to court over election result

At Last, Okorocha Wins Imo Guber Poll

Saturday, May 07, 2011

Clashes hit Lagos, northern Nigeria

Nigeria's ruling party loses delayed governorship vote

Nigeria, Kuwait qualify for Division 6

Nation Would Pursue an Independent Foreign Policy - Ajumogobia

Attackers kill 16, burn homes in north Nigeria town

Friday, May 06, 2011

UN signs pact to boost literacy

UN Signs Cooperation Pact On Literacy

Nigeria police, troops 'abused rioters' in north

Nigeria rearrests ex-bank chiefs

Jonathan - Yar'Adua, a Committed Visionary

Thursday, May 05, 2011

Nigeria's Adamu lodges CAS appeal

Police: Officer, child shot to death by sect in northeast Nigeria; 3 boys die in explosion

Nigeria's Adamu appeals to CAS

Nigeria’s president gets congratulation call from Obama after election win marred by riots

Obama calls Nigeria president after election win

Obama Calls, Congratulates Jonathan, Condemns Riots

Obama's Statement on Elections

Two Students Devise New Education System

Wednesday, May 04, 2011

Nigeria begin West African Football Union Cup defence against Mali

Obama calls Nigeria's Jonathan, laments violence

Reserves Pare Gain Amid Oil Price Rally

Police: Radical Muslim sect kills 5, including 3 prison guards, in northeastern Nigeria

CBN Forecasts Tighter 2011 Budget

Nigeria antigraft body rearrests ex-bank chiefs, others, on charges linked to graft case

Nigeria, India to renew air services agreement

Nigeria's antigraft body rearrests ex-bank chiefs

Kingdom Zephyr Expands in Nigeria as Carlyle, Vital Raise African Funds

Tuesday, May 03, 2011

Obama Considers Visiting the Country

Govt Places Military on Alert After Bin Laden Killing

Bin Laden Failed to Build Local Following

Monday, May 02, 2011

Governors - New Group of Seven Emerges

Nigeria wear another continental crown

FG to Build Three New Refineries

Can Flying Eagles Fly, in Colombia?

Sunday, May 01, 2011

Nigeria defeat Cameroon in youth final thriller

Nigeria win thrilling AYC final

Nigeria progress in Africa Games