Yahoo Nigerian News Archive for May 2013

Thursday, May 30, 2013

Nigeria Military Discovers Arms Cache in North

Nigeria military dismisses Boko Haram 'propoganda'

AP Interview: Nigeria sees outside extremist help

Nigeria claims discovery of 'Hezbollah cell'

Hezbollah armoury 'found in Nigeria'

Nigeria arrests three Lebanese, Hezbollah tie suspected

Nigeria arrests 3 Lebanese, Hezbollah tie suspected

Nigeria lawmakers pass bill banning gay marriage, setting prison sentences of up to 14 years

Nigeria's AMCON seeks advisers for bank sales: CEO

Nigeria lawmakers pass anti-gay marriage bill

Democracy Day - Nigerians More Concerned About Security

Mexico v Nigeria

Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Nigeria Group Meets Thursday Over States of Emergency

Alleged Missed Slot At AU Summit - Presidency Reacts to CPC Angrily

Nigeria's Skye Bank gets approval to raise 50 bln naira

Tuesday, May 28, 2013

The dangers ahead

In Boko Haram country, Nigeria's new crackdown brings mixed feelings

Nigeria Selects 11 Interested Buyers for Two Power Companies

12 sailors missing when vessel sinks off Nigeria

Pirates kidnap oil tanker crew off security sources

Chevron-contracted vessel sinks off Nigeria, 12 crew missing

Pirates reportedly hijack fuel tanker off Nigeria's oil-rich delta, kidnapping sailors

Nigeria upset over Sam rejection

Fuel tanker reportedly hijacked off Nigeria coast

My Life Under Threat, Amaechi Cries Out

Taiwan Scheduled to Receive LNG Cargo From Nigeria at Yongan

Monday, May 27, 2013

IDB chief calls for stronger cooperation with Nigeria

Nigeria, four others account for 50% African external flows

Nigeria Central Bank Shouldn’t Rush to Cut Rates: Sanusi

Nigeria naira eases, oil firm dollar sales in view

'Cut off' under emergency rule

NGF Splits as Jang Holds Meeting With 17 Governors

CORRECTED - Nigeria's "war on terror" wins tentative support

Extending Destination Inspection Makes No Sense

Nigeria's 'war on terror' wins tentative support

Give Children's Day a Meaning

Sunday, May 26, 2013

WILLIAMS: U.S. should support Nigeria in its fight against Islamists

An Unintended Casualty of the U.S. Shale Revolution

President is Too Powerful, Let's Have Prime Minister - Clark

Nigeria's "war on terror" wins tentative support

Insight: Nigeria's "war on terror" wins tentative support

Saturday, May 25, 2013

Nigeria needs quality leadership — Okorie

Military destroyed insurgents' hospital, fuel depots

Kerry: Nigeria must stop rights abuses in fight against insurgents

Kerry Presses Nigeria on Human Rights

Kerry criticizes Nigeria on human rights

Friday, May 24, 2013

Nigeria rescues women, children held by Boko Haram

Nigeria Boko Haram camps 'destroyed'

Nigeria military says it rescued hostages in north

Thursday, May 23, 2013

Why Nigeria and India would make excellent bedfellows

Nigeria to lobby AU for UN non-permanent seat

Nigeria struggles to shift maternal care to tackle mortality rate

Nigeria Oil Company, Exxon Joint Venture May Issue Bonds in 2016

Nigeria 'must prioritise World Cup'

Writer Chinua Achebe honored in Nigeria funeral

Nigeria to Release Detained Boko Haram Members in Phases

Nigeria's NNPC and Exxon unit to tap bond market by 2016

Nigeria pair out of Fed Cup

Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Nigeria prepares to bury writer Achebe

AP PHOTOS: Nigeria prepares to bury writer Achebe

S.Africa's FirstRand: no longer keen on Nigeria's Enterprise

Moses Out of Nigeria's Matches, Obi Mikel Wants a Rest

Soccer-Moses out of Nigeria's matches, Obi Mikel wants a rest

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Moses out of Nigeria's matches, Obi Mikel wants a rest

Nigeria seeks bidders for annual oil contracts

Nigeria $1 bln wealth fund to start investing in June

Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Islamic extremist inmates to be released

Islamic Extremist Inmates to Be Released

Nigeria Seeks Help from Niger in Battle with Militants

Nigeria says to free all female Boko Haram suspects

Nigeria to free 'terror' suspects

Nigeria relaxes state of emergency

Nigeria cbank holds rates at 12 percent for 10th time

Nigeria's oil savings depleted by 35 pct this year

Nigeria seeks Niger's military support against Boko Haram

Nigeria's oil savings depleted 35 pct to $5.87 bln this year

Nigeria hit by Moses & Uche injuries

Nigeria’s Central Bank Will Probably Hold Rate to Support Naira

Nigeria says has Islamists on defensive

Monday, May 20, 2013

Nigeria Military Chases Militants Fleeing to Chad, Niger Borders

Nigeria says it has retaken five Islamist strongholds

Nigeria eases curfew in northeast, fights on against Boko Haram

Nigeria naira firms after cbank meets fx demand at auction

Nigeria Switching to Foreign Debt to Lower Costs

Nigeria's AMCON to retire 2 trln naira of bonds in 2013 and 2014

Nigeria says switching to foreign debt to lower costs

The State of Emergency and the Rights of Citizens

Nigeria’s Poverty Should Be Lower Given Growth, IMF Says

Sunday, May 19, 2013

Nigeria offensive on Islamists escalates in key city

Nigeria military: 17 killed during offensive

Nigeria offers amnesty to insurgents who surrender

Saturday, May 18, 2013

Nigeria army says crackdown to go on

Nigeria says 10 rebels killed in northeast, 65 arrested

Nigeria sets curfew in Boko Haram stronghold

Nigeria army imposes curfew on city

Nigeria imposes curfew in campaign against Islamists

Nigeria military declares 24-hour curfew in city

24-hour curfew in Nigeria city in military push

Nigeria imposes 24-hour curfew as offensive presses on

Nigeria bombs Islamists, US sounds alarm

Friday, May 17, 2013

Nigeria bombs Islamists, U.S. sounds alarm

Nigeria Steps Up Assaults on Militants in Northeast

Nigeria launches air raids on Islamists

Official: Nigeria military attacks camps, kills 21

Nigeria First Bank targets 10 pct loan growth this year: CEO

Nigeria's Islamists could face war crimes charges: UN

Nigeria declares force majeure on LNG exports after leak

Air strikes, casualties in Nigeria offensive on Islamists

Official: Nigeria military shells suspected Islamic extremist camps in northeast, killing 21

Gunmen attack police station beyond Nigeria emergency zone

Official: Nigeria military shells camps, kills 21

Nigeria earns 621 bln naira in revenues in April

Thursday, May 16, 2013

Nigeria 'begins raids on Boko Haram'

Warplanes, troops in NE Nigeria; mobile phones cut

Nigeria set for air strikes against Islamists

Warplanes, troops in NE Nigeria, mobile phones cut

Nigeria steps up fight against Islamist extremists

Mobile phone service off in northeast Nigeria

Jets join offensive in northeast Nigeria, opinion split

Nigeria mounts offensive against Islamist insurgents

Nigeria sells 110 bln naira in bonds, yields up

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Nigeria’s UBA Sees Up to 40% Loan Growth for Oil, Power Projects

Nigeria launches troop offensive against Boko Haram Islamists

Wednesday, May 15, 2013

'Massive' troop deployment in Nigeria

'Massive' troop deployment in Nigeria's northeast

SA-Nigeria co-operation can benefit all of Africa

Can Nigeria quell Boko Haram’s insurgency?

Troops launch attacks on Boko Haram

Nigeria deploys army to northeast to fight rebels

Nigeria deploys 'massive' forces to northeast

'Huge' campaign on Nigeria's borders

Nigeria deploys 'massive' troops to northeast

Nigeria's military starts campaign to flush out Islamists

Nigeria sending troops to 3 states to fight terrorists

Nigeria plans 121 bln naira T-bill auction on May 22

Emergency Alert Over Islamist Attacks

Troops sweep into northeast Nigeria cities

Nigeria declares emergency in areas hit by Islamists

Tuesday, May 14, 2013

Nigeria calls 'state of emergency' in three states

State of emergency declared in Nigeria

Nigeria president declares state of emergency -

Nigeria president declares emergency

Nigeria declares state of emergency in areas hit by Islamists

Nigeria president declares state of emergency

At least 23 killed in central Nigeria violence

Amazon-style Web sites flourish in Nigeria

'Scores killed' in Nigeria attacks

Iranian and Nigerian sentenced for smuggling arms to Nigeria

Nigeria rules on Iran arms shipment

Monday, May 13, 2013

Nigeria ranks 69th on global cyber threat list

Nigeria oil production slides amid unrest

Nigeria's Islamists Stage Bolder, Deadlier Comeback

Iranian and Nigerian guilty of smuggling arms

Nigeria extremists say they kidnap women, children

Nigeria court convicts Iranian of illegal arms shipment

Nigeria gives Iranian, Nigerian five years for arms smuggling

Nigeria's UBA says Q1 pretax profit up 12 pct yr-yr

Nigeria judge: Iranian, colleague smuggled weapons

Nigeria militants film 'hostages'

Before the World Economic Forum Berths in Nigeria

2015 for Jonathan Is Not Negotiable - Dokubo-Asari

Nigeria Islamist video claims attacks, shows hostages

Insight: Nigeria's Islamists staging bolder, deadlier comeback

Insight - Nigeria's Islamists staging bolder, deadlier comeback

Nigeria's Islamists staging bolder, deadlier comeback

Sunday, May 12, 2013

Nigeria Seeks Economic Diversification in Agriculture Push

Industrialization, Infrastructure, Trade Topped South Africa Talks

Cost of Goods to Drop in 2015 As Lekki Port Opens

Saturday, May 11, 2013

Nigeria extremist attacks leave many dead

Nigeria opposition forms mega party ahead of 2015 vote

Friday, May 10, 2013

Weapons of War Spill Blood in Nigeria's Insurgency

Nigeria records 5% decline in exam malpractice

Nigeria's Futuristic National ID Cards Are Also Debit Cards

Nigeria Targets $10 Billion of Investment in Agriculture by 2015

Newspaper strike hits flamboyant Nigeria publisher

Nigeria Said to Have 20 Crude Cargoes for June Still Available

Nigeria's UBA swings to 2012 profit of 52 bln naira

Akpala called up by Nigeria

Nigeria Planning $1 Billion Eurobond: Finance Minister

Nigeria to sell 110 bln naira in bonds on May 15

Research and Markets: Nigeria LNG Market Outlook to 2020

UBA sees half its profit from outside Nigeria by 2015: CEO

Thursday, May 09, 2013

Let’s negotiate Nigeria

Nigeria owes World Bank, AfDB $5.34bn

Lenovo Will Debut First Africa Smartphone in Nigeria by Year-End

Nigeria, SA love affair reignited

Death toll in Nigeria police attack rises to 30

Research and Markets: Nigeria Trade of Bitumen and Asphalt, Natural: Import, Export, Market Prospects

Nigeria military helicopter crashes in oil delta

Nigeria 'cult' carries out deadly ambush

Westbridge Establishes Strategic Alliance in Nigeria

Amodu takes Nigeria technical role

Nigeria 'cult' gunmen kill 23 police in ambush

Nigeria cult ambush 'kills police'

Nigeria Army Abuses May Undermine Fight Against Islamists

Wednesday, May 08, 2013

Attack kills at least 20 Nigeria police officers

Nigeria's Islamists boost military threat

Attack in Nigeria underscores strength of Islamist militant group

Nigeria stocks near 4-1/2 high on banks, consumers

Nigeria make CHAN qualifiers U-turn

Weapons of war spill blood in Nigeria's insurgency

Attack in Nigeria underscores strength of Islamic militant group

Dozens dead in Nigeria after Islamic militants attack town

a market big enough to sweat the (serious) challenges

Tuesday, May 07, 2013

Nigeria looks to SA car makers as model to emulate

Why Should You be Angry at Nigeria's Culture of Rape?

At least 42 dead in Nigeria extremist attacks, authorities say

Authorities: 42 dead in Nigeria extremist attacks

Nine Agreements Signed On Nigerian State Visit to South Africa

First Bank of Nigeria to Offer $500 Million Eurobond This Year

CORRECTED: Powerhouses S.Africa and Nigeria pledge closer ties

Nigeria pilots die in military crash

Sanusi Says Outlook Mixed for Nigeria Foreign Reserves

Powerhouses S.Africa and Nigeria pledge closer ties

Hargrave - Mechanisation, the Way Out for Nigerian Agriculture

Monday, May 06, 2013

EDITORIAL: South Africa needs close ties with Nigeria

Militants blamed in deaths of 8 men in southern Nigeria

Nigeria Digital Money Market in New Cutting-Edge Viewport by Shift Thought Now Available at

Jonathan, ACN Battle Shifts to Press Freedom, Amaechi

Finding Answers Beyond Kano Bus Bombing

TB, HIV/Aids, Malaria Fund - Global Fund Warns Nigeria

Nigeria LNG exports delayed over tax dispute

Lafarge Nigeria unit says Q1 pretax profit jumps 20.6 pct

Attack on northeast Nigeria church, market kill 10

Attack on northeast Nigeria church, market kills 10

"Democratic Governance In Prospects and Challenges" By Pastor Tunde Bakare

MTN Seeks Talks With Nigeria Over Dominance Report

Sad deterioration of Nigeria’s foreign policy

Sunday, May 05, 2013

Nigeria’s external debt rises to $6.67bn

Police: 10 killed in Nigeria church, market attack

Police: 10 Killed in Nigeria Church, Market Attack

Gunfight in Nigeria's Delta oil region kills eight: sources

Nigeria facing 'twin monsters of corruption and insecurity' - bishop

Nigeria, South Africa to discuss trade during talks

Nigeria and South Africa to discuss boosting trade

Nigeria’s civilians bear brunt of conflict

Communal clashes in Nigeria kill at least 39 - police

Nigeria's civilians bear brunt of Islamist conflict

Saturday, May 04, 2013

Communal clashes in Nigeria kill at least 39, say police

Clashes between ethnic groups leave at least 30 dead in Nigeria

Communal clashes in Nigeria kill at least 30: police

'At least 20 die' in Nigeria sectarian violence

People Who Think 'Russia Is Nigeria With Snow' Don't Know Anything About Russia Or Nigeria

20 killed in sectarian violence in aid worker

Friday, May 03, 2013

U.N. human rights agency concerned about Nigeria fighting

Gunmen kidnap ex-Nigeria oil minister

Nigeria's Fidelity bank in $300 mln 5-year Eurobond, 7 pct yield

Dangote Cement Declares Huge Profit in First Quarter of 2013

Nigeria favours centralised approach for takaful firms

Fare Disparity by Foreign Airlines - Why it Persists

Thursday, May 02, 2013

Nigeria joins journalist danger list on World Press Freedom day

Nigeria seeks to diversify trade with Canada beyond oil sector

Report: Nigeria becoming more dangerous for journalists

Analysis: Nigeria faces long, bumpy road to making the lights work

Soccer-Nigeria's Anichebe puts international career on hold

Nigeria's Anichebe puts international career on hold

Nigeria's Anichebe retires from international football

Solving Nigeria’s power woes may take decades

Wednesday, May 01, 2013

Lost in the global radar

Nigeria pledges justice as pressure over killings grows

Analysis - Nigeria faces long, bumpy road to making the lights work

Diezani Alison-Madueke's Petroleum Industry Bill Offers Hope for Nigeria's Oil and Gas Industry

Anichebe puts Nigeria career on hold

Nigeria faces long, bumpy road to making the lights work

Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Satellites, witnesses show scope of Nigeria attack

Witnesses describe north Nigeria village killings

Nigeria has no reason to be poor —EU

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