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Felix Onuah

Felix Onuah

    Nigerian president to run for second term
    Nigerian president to run for second term
    President Goodluck Jonathan promised Nigerians on Tuesday that he would fight corruption and defeat the Islamist Boko Haram insurgency as he...
    Nigeria claims deal with Boko Haram to release kidnapped schoolgirls
    Nigeria claims deal with Boko Haram to release kidnapped schoolgirls
    Nigeria aims to have secured the release of 200 girls kidnapped by Islamist Boko Haram militants by Tuesday, a senior source at the presidency...
    Nigeria open to negotiate with Boko Haram over kidnapping
    Nigeria open to negotiate with Boko Haram over kidnapping
    Nigeria's government signalled a willingness on Tuesday to negotiate with Islamist militants holding more than 200 schoolgirls, a...
    Nigeria's Cabinet agrees to $30.8bn budget plan for 2013
    Nigeria's Cabinet agrees to $30.8bn budget plan for 2013
    Cabinet agreed total 2013 budget spending of 4.929-trillion naira, up from 4.697-trillion this year, Nigeria's Finance Minister Ngozi...
    Nigeria's Cabinet approves oil sector revamp Bill
    Nigeria's Cabinet approves oil sector revamp Bill
    The Petroleum Industry Bill's (PIB) passage is needed to unblock billions of dollars of stalled investment into exploration and production, but...
    Jonathan cuts fuel prices, Nigeria protests suspended
    Jonathan cuts fuel prices, Nigeria protests suspended
    Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan said on Monday petrol prices would be reduced to 97 naira ($0.60) a litre and labour unions agreed to suspend...
    Nigeria's Jonathan declares state of emergency
    Nigeria's Jonathan declares state of emergency
    President Goodluck Jonathan declared a state of emergency on Saturday in parts of Nigeria plagued by a violent Islamist insurgency, and ordered...
    Nigeria's Jonathan vows vengeance
    Nigeria's Jonathan vows vengeance
    President Goodluck Jonathan vowed on Saturday to "crush the terrorists" who set off a series of bombs across Nigeria on Christmas Day, while he...
    Boko Haram explode five bombs in Nigeria
    Boko Haram explode five bombs in Nigeria
    Islamist militant group Boko Haram said it planted bombs that exploded on Christmas Day at churches in Nigeria, one of which killed at least 27...
    Nigerian church struck by bomb on Christmas Day
    Nigerian church struck by bomb on Christmas Day
    A bomb exploded in a Catholic church on the outskirts of the Nigerian capital Abuja during Christmas prayers on Sunday and emergency services said...
    Islamist militants claim responsibility for UN blast
    Islamist militants claim responsibility for UN blast
    At least 18 people were killed by a car bomb that ripped through the United Nations' building in the Nigerian capital Abuja on Friday -- a rare attack on an international institution in a country wracked by local conflicts. ...