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News Nigeria » Niger: Rivers United pip Niger Tornadoes 2-0

News channel or source: https://guardian.ng/sport/rivers-united-pip-niger-tornadoes-2-0/
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

Osita Chikere and Emeka Ogbugh struck in the first half as Rivers United beat Niger Tornadoes 2-0 in a keenly fought Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) contest decided in Port Harcourt yesterday. Chikere headed home an expertly delivered Bernard ...

News Nigeria » Niger: Banters In Lagos, Poverty And Disease In The Niger Delta

News channel or source: http://naija247news.com/2018/02/19/banters-in-lagos-poverty-and-disease-in-the-niger-delta/
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

Nigeria (Ogoni case) handed down almost two decades ago ... critical stakeholders believe that the FG and the oil companies are responsible for the woes of the Niger Deltans as they listen without being attentive to the excruciating situation in the ...

News Nigeria » Niger: Nigeria frees 475 Boko Haram suspects for lack of evidence

News channel or source: https://www.yahoo.com/news/nigeria-frees-475-boko-haram-suspects-lack-evidence-133440883.html
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

Abuja (AFP) - Nigeria has freed another 475 Boko Haram suspects following ... Haram extremists have appeared before a court at the Kainji military base in central Niger state. The release order was issued on Friday, with the 475 suspects to be returned ...

News Nigeria » Niger: Nigeria: End Gas Flaring Now - NGO Advises Buhari

News channel or source: http://allafrica.com/stories/201802190198.html
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

Warri — The Centre for Peace and Environmental Justice (CEPEJ) has urged the federal government to put an end to gas flaring in the Niger Delta. CEPEJ in a statement signed by its National Coordinator, Sheriff Mulade, said the appeal became necessary ...

News Nigeria » Niger: Latest humanitarian plan for NE Nigeria focuses on long-term solutions

News channel or source: https://www.devex.com/news/latest-humanitarian-plan-for-ne-nigeria-focuses-on-long-term-solutions-92105
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

Boko Haram’s attacks and military operations have displaced 2.4 million people across northeastern Nigeria, Cameroon’s far north, southeast Niger and western Chad. Photo by: Espen Røst / Bistandsaktuelt / CC BY-NC-ND ABIDJAN — Almost nine years ...

News Nigeria » Niger: Nigeria partners with Niger to tackle herdsmen-farmers’ crises

News channel or source: http://punchng.com/nigeria-partners-with-niger-to-tackle-herdsmen-farmers-crises/
Publication date: Friday 09 February 2018

The Minister of Interior, retired Lt.-Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau, has assured the Republic of Niger that Nigeria will partner with its government to tackle herdsmen/farmers’ conflict. Dambazau stated this when Nigerien lawmakers paid him a visit on Friday ...

News Nigeria » Niger: As Nigeria's Regional Task Force Strengthens, Pressure Mounts on Boko Haram

News channel or source: https://www.voanews.com/a/nigeria-boko-haram/4254565.html
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

In addition to the affected nations of Chad, Niger, Nigeria and Cameroon, Benin also contributes troops to the effort. The task force marks a major step forward in regional military cooperation, Foucher said, with bilateral missions, intelligence sharing ...

News Nigeria » Niger: Nigeria: UK court deals a blow to oil spill victims and corporate accountability

News channel or source: https://www.amnesty.org/en/latest/news/2018/02/nigeria-uk-court-deals-a-blow-to-oil-spill-victims-and-corporate-accountability/
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

Responding to a Court of Appeals judgement that two Niger Delta communities cannot have their case ... for decades about the massive oil pollution caused by their operations in Nigeria, and have chosen not to stop it. If Shell cannot be held to account ...

News Nigeria » Niger: Nigeria’s Oil Producers Are Itching to Pump More

News channel or source: http://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/nigerias-oil-producers-are-itching-to-pump-more/
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

Just over a third will come from the state-run Nigeria Petroleum Development Co., a third from independents, and the remainder from oil majors. The expansion depends, among other things, on peace being maintained in the Niger Delta. A militant group said ...

News Nigeria » Niger: Nigeria central bank says injected $210 mln into currency market

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/nigeria-currency/nigeria-central-bank-says-injected-210-mln-into-currency-market-idUSL8N1Q261A
Publication date: onday 12 February 2018

Nigeria, Africa’s largest oil producer ... recession in the second quarter of last year as crude prices recovered and militant attacks against Niger Delta oil production facilities ended. Successful debt sales, including multiple Eurobond offerings ...