Yahoo Nigerian News Archive for April 2011

Friday, April 29, 2011

Nigeria keen on German-born Sam

Thursday, April 28, 2011

Voting goes on amid ruins after Nigeria rioting

Nigeria carries out delayed gubernatorial elections in 2 states where churches, mosques burned

Nigeria elections send signal to rest of Africa: US

Nigeria to face Cameroon in final

Nigeria’s Ruling PDP Party Takes More Than Half of Governor Races Declared

Nigeria beat Mali to reach final

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Nigeria to hold vote in states hard-hit by religious violence as officials count ballots

Delayed vote looms in northern states

Nigeria's ruling party loses some states after polls

Nigeria counts votes after polls marred by violence

Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Nigeria reports few problems with vote

Nigeria Begins Counting Ballots After Voting in State Governorship Polls

Nigeria elects powerful governors

Nigeria’s lucrative state races turn violent as gunfire, ballot box thefts plague polls

Gunfire, ballot box thefts in Nigeria state races

Nigeria Election Goes Ahead With 500 Dead

After 500 die, Nigeria holds another election

New bomb blasts as Nigeria votes again after riots

Fresh bomb blasts as Nigeria votes in wake of riots

Nigeria heads for polls finale after bloody riots

Nigeria stages final vote after deadly riots

Nigeria in last leg of landmark vote

Nigeria in last leg of landmark elections after deadly riots

Monday, April 25, 2011

Gubernatorial elections in Nigeria to proceed amid violence

Last stage in Nigeria elections marred by violence

Nigeria’s bloody ballot

Nigeria prepares for violent state races after 500 killed following presidential vote

After hundreds die, Nigeria prepares for last vote

Explosions kill 3 in northern Nigeria on eve of governorship elections

Relief group: 500 died in Nigeria violence

Riots kill 500 in Nigeria

Hotel blast in northeast Nigeria kills 3; 14 hurt

Presidential Poll - Adefuye Flays Campbell Over Remarks

Hotel blast in northeastern Nigeria kills 2, wounds 8 just days before gubernatorial election

Hotel blast in northeast Nigeria kills 2; 8 hurt

Nigeria bomb blasts in Maiduguri

3 bombs in northeast Nigeria city, deaths reported

Sunday, April 24, 2011

Group: At least 500 dead in Nigeria election riots

Nigeria radical Muslim sect vows to keep fighting

Nigeria rights group says over 500 killed in riots

Nigeria reach AYC semis, Ghana out

Mass burials held in rural Nigeria

Ruling Party Faces Losses in Governors' Races - Poll

Young poll workers in Nigeria come under attack

Saturday, April 23, 2011

Nigeria steps up security after deadly post-poll violence

Nigeria steps up security after post-poll violence

Nigeria post-poll violence suspects riot in jail

Nigeria violence an echo of bloody past

To leaders, election violence in north Nigeria after election an echo of bloody run-up to war

Friday, April 22, 2011

Suspected bomb-makers killed in north Nigeria blast

Nigeria U20 to get $2000 bonuses if they defeat Gambia

Nigeria violence an echo of nation's bloody past

Nigeria town suggests scale of violence much worse

Etoile cancel trip to Nigeria

In Nigeria town where bodies loaded on to truck, toll suggest violence worse than disclosed

Thursday, April 21, 2011

Nigeria Votes Delayed After Riots

Nigeria leader says unrest recalls civil war build-up

Nigeria unrest 'recalls Biafra'

Nigeria leader says unrest echoes civil war era

Nigeria’s president: Governor elections to go ahead, despite deadly post-vote riots in north

Nigeria president: Vote to go ahead despite riots

Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Nigeria election riots: How leaders stoke Muslim-Christian violence

Neighbors became enemies in election riot

Goodluck Jonathan: Nigeria's president-elect facing violent post-election protests

Exclusive: Goodluck Jonathan's hope for Nigeria

Nigeria rival urges calm as thousands flee unrest

Nigeria hospitals struggle to treat machete wounds

Analysis: Nigeria risks further bloodshed as divide grows

Nigeria rival to challenge poll

Jonathan pledges 'new dawn' as world leaders applaud Nigeria election

Tuesday, April 19, 2011

US hails 'new beginning' in Nigeria

Mobs leave charred corpses, fear in north Nigeria

Bodies in streets after Nigeria election riots

Fela Kuti brought back to life in Nigeria

Charred corpses line road after Nigeria vote riots

Nigeria Elections, Crude Price Savings ‘Promising’ for Rating, Fitch Says

Nigeria’s Christian president calls for calm after riots sweep across Muslim north after vote

Nigeria's president calls for calm after riots

Monday, April 18, 2011

Jonathan declared winner of Nigeria vote

Jonathan declared winner of Nigeria vote after deadly riots

Goodluck Jonathan wins Nigeria election

Nigeria's Adefemi killed in car crash

Riots in Nigeria over election results

Deadly riots hit north Nigeria as results show Jonathan wins

Fighting in Nigeria Ahead of Election Result

Nigeria's Adefemi killed in Greek car crash

Nigeria Vote Leads To Riots

Violence marks post-election Nigeria

Riots hit Nigeria's north after presidential vote

Nigeria elections: Your views

Opposition issues complaint about Nigeria poll

Election protests set northern Nigeria ablaze

Riots hit Nigeria's north as Jonathan wins poll

Riots in Nigeria as early election results favor Jonathan

Opposition protests Nigeria election in north

Nigeria stun holders Ghana at AYC

Fighting in north Nigeria amid election results

Nigeria's president headed for re-election

Nigeria unhappy over Liberia game

Fighting breaks out in Nigeria’s Muslim north ahead of final result of presidential election

Fighting in north Nigeria ahead of election result

Nigeria President Goodluck Jonathan Set for Re-Election as Count Continues

Sunday, April 17, 2011

Nigeria's president looks headed for re-election

Nigeria's Jonathan sure of victory in election

Nigeria slam Liberia after Africa Games draw

Credible vote to make Nigeria stronger: US ambassador

Nigeria’s Jonathan Extends Lead Over Buhari in Presidential Vote

Nigeria's Jonathan set for victory in election

Nigeria vote opens new chapter but splits a worry

Nigeria presidential vote count close: reports

Counting Starts in Nigeria After a Relatively Peaceful Vote

Nigeria vote results show north-south split

Saturday, April 16, 2011

Nigeria out to prove something with presidential election

Nigeria counts votes after crucial vote

Nigeria votes in crucial poll

Nigeria bids for history in crucial presidential election

Nigeria Counts Presidential Votes With Incumbent Jonathan as Frontrunner

Nigeria holds presidential election

Nigeria Votes On Accidental President In Crucial Election

Nigeria's Buhari sees attempts to manipulate vote

Facts about Nigeria, which is voting for president

Facts about oil-rich Nigeria, Africa’s most populous nation, as voters face presidential poll

Top 4 candidates in Nigeria's presidential poll

Nigeria Votes for President With Jonathan as Frontrunner

Explosion hits police station in northeast Nigeria

Oil-rich Nigeria, Africa’s most populous nation, begins crucial presidential election

Oil-rich Nigeria, Africa's most populous nation, begins crucial presidential election

Nigeria votes on whether to keep accidental leader

Nigeria votes in crucial presidential election

Friday, April 15, 2011

Amid observer optimism, some citizens express fear over Nigeria presidential vote

Nigeria Election Looms As Nation Prepares For Vote

Why Nigeria's elections matter

Nigeria heads for presidential vote with Jonathan favoured

Ripe for a WikiLeaks revolution?

Nigeria ex-governor extradited to UK over allegations of stealing $292 million in state funds

Nigeria ex-governor extradited to UK from Dubai

Goodluck Jonathan prepares for crucial vote in Nigeria

Nigeria’s Jonathan Eyes Election Win Over Divided Opposition

Nigeria police: Muslim sect kills 2 before vote

First Bank of Nigeria Targets 10% Increase in Loans This Year, CFO Says

Thursday, April 14, 2011

As Nigeria Votes, a New Generation Hopes for a Better Future

Rivalry to Nigeria's Jonathan evaporates

Nigeria’s Oil Revenue Rose 46% to $59 Billion in 2010 on Improved Security

Ahern advises Nigeria on business

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Nigeria to vote for president in bid for true democracy

Nigeria Arrests More Than 130 for Election-Related Offenses, Jega Says

2 leading opposition groups meet ahead of Nigeria presidential election on possible unity

Opposition groups meet ahead of Nigeria election

Nigeria opposition fails to strike election pact

Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Nigeria opposition mulls alliance to beat Jonathan

Nigeria's 'Mama Nike' empowers women through art

Mobius Buys Nigeria Stocks as Election Violence Sinks Values

Monday, April 11, 2011

Shell, Saipem Sign Nigeria Gas Pipeline Contract to Cut Flaring in Delta

Nigeria's early election results hint at losses for ruling party

International observers call Nigeria’s National Assembly vote fair ahead other polls

Mobius Buys Nigeria Stocks as Election Violence Sinks Valuations

Sunday, April 10, 2011

Nigeria Olympic team make 'dream' start

Nigeria counts ballots and progress after vote

Nigeria ruling party faces losses

Nigeria counts votes with losses for ruling party

Saturday, April 09, 2011

Nigeria Elections Met With Violence, Bombings

Second election bombing strikes northeast Nigeria

Nigeria holds election despite violence

Observer: Nigeria’s election shows improvements after difficult start

Nigeria voting slow after bombing

10 die in polling station in Nigeria's northeast

Second blast mars start to Nigeria election period

How Nigeria's elections should work

Nigeria voting slowly starts after bombing

Nigeria heads to the polls in delayed elections

Friday, April 08, 2011

Nigeria Vote Preceded By Suspected Bomb Blast

Bomb attack kills 8 in Nigeria ahead of vote

Bomb explodes at election office in central Nigeria

Twitterers watch Nigeria's notorious vote

Suspected bomb at Nigeria election office kills at least 5

Explosion Hits Nigeria Electoral Commission Office in Suleja Before Vote

Suspected bomb attack precedes 1st Nigeria vote

Explosion at election office ahead of Nigeria vote

Nigeria in security lockdown ahead of delayed vote

Reports of stolen ballots, fighting, bomb blast precede 1st of Nigeria’s 3 crucial elections

Stolen ballots, fighting precede Nigeria election

Reports of stolen ballots, fighting proceed Nigeria’s 1st of 3 crucial elections

Ipsos Global CEO - We Back Thisday/Ipsos Polls

Nigeria stay local for Olympics

Nigeria vote hit by fresh delays

Thursday, April 07, 2011

Nigeria delays elections for third time

Women Stand Up to Be Counted

Nigeria delays vote for third time in some areas

Nigeria election chief says first of April polls on course for Saturday, while delaying some

Nigeria delays vote for third time

Some elections delayed again

Nigeria 'cannot lead Africa without a fair vote'

Wednesday, April 06, 2011

Former military ruler Muhammadu Buhari gains support as anti-corruption candidate in Nigeria

Nigeria May Sell $1.6 of Billion Bonds in Second Quarter to Fund Deficit

Nigeria's electoral agency confident of vote on Saturday

A former military ruler rises again in Nigeria

Trade with China Hits U.S.$7.76 Billion

Nigeria deports 87 Niger nationals over vote fears

Tuesday, April 05, 2011

Nigeria leader backs poll delay

Possible third poll delay in some areas of official

Corruption costs Nigeria 40 percent of oil wealth, official says

Monday, April 04, 2011

Nigeria's elections must not let Africa down: Mogae

Nigeria Delays Elections by a Week After Parliamentary Vote Ends in Chaos

Sunday, April 03, 2011

Nigeria Delays Elections by a Week as First Vote Ends in Chaos

Nigeria election delay marks yet another setback for democracy

Nigeria Delays Voting by One Week, Election Commission Says

Nigeria postpones all elections after chaotic organisation

Nigeria Extends Voting Delay One Week to April 9, Election Commission Says

Nigeria postpones all upcoming ballots: electoral chief

Nigeria pushes back polls after logistics chaos

Nigeria further postpones elections over problems

Nigeria set to postpone parliamentary polls again

Elections Underway, Hope and Blood

Nigeria election delay raises doubts about other crucial, coming polls in oil-rich nation

Anger, confusion trails Nigeria election delay

Nigeria officials slammed over vote delay

Attackers 'burn houses, kill two' in Nigeria

Nigeria parliament vote postponed

Saturday, April 02, 2011

Nigeria’s National Assembly poll postponed after polling problems seen in oil-rich nation

Nigeria Delays Parliamentary Vote, Electoral Commission Says

Nigeria postpones parliament vote

Nigeria postpones parliament vote amid disarray

Nigeria postpones election

Nigeria postpones parliamentary vote to Monday

Nigeria cities cancel polls over problems

50 feared dead in Nigeria tanker inferno

Nigeria Starts Parliament Vote After Violent Campaign

Nigeria Starts Parliament Vote After Campaign Marred by Violence

Friday, April 01, 2011

More than 20 die in mass car crash caused by pre-election roadblock in central Nigeria

Nigeria in poll violence warning

Nigeria stifles media ahead of vote

In city of Ibadan and elsewhere, fighting over Nigeria polls is personality over policy

Personalities overshadow policy in Nigeria polls

Nigeria fails to enact cyber crime laws

Nigeria tightens security on eve of landmark poll

Nigeria shuts borders for Saturday poll: official

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