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Bashir Adigun

Bashir Adigun

    Nigeria secret police personal details leaked
    Nigeria secret police personal details leaked
    The sensitive information was leaked in a threatening message that claimed to come from a radical sect that's killed hundreds of people this year...
    No end in sight for Nigeria fuel strike
    No end in sight for Nigeria fuel strike
    Nigeria's government and labour unions failed to end a paralysing nationwide strike over high petrol costs, potentially sparking an oil production...
    Ecowas criticises SA warship off West Africa
    Ecowas criticises SA warship off West Africa
    The chairperson of West Africa's regional bloc on Tuesday criticised South Africa for sending a warship to the region amid Côte d'Ivoire's...
    Nigerian official rails against District 9
    Nigerian official rails against District 9
    One of the summer's biggest blockbusters -- a sci-fi morality tale about aliens and apartheid -- is not welcome in Nigeria because of its portrayal...
    Eighty-two wives too many
    Eighty-two wives too many
    Police in northern Nigeria have arrested a Muslim preacher who claims 86 wives and 107 children, charging him with breaking Islamic laws governing...
    Nigerian state governors charged with graft
    Nigerian state governors charged with graft
    Three former state governors in Nigeria were charged in court on Friday with money laundering and stealing public funds.
    Nigerian leader declares assets to battle graft
    Nigerian leader declares assets to battle graft
    Nigeria's President Umaru Yar'Adua declared about $5-million in personal assets on Thursday, saying public financial disclosures should be standard...
    Nigerian opposition regroups in Abuja
    Nigerian opposition regroups in Abuja
    The runner-up in Nigeria's presidential elections convened a meeting with other opposition politicians on Wednesday, seeking a unified response to...
    Obasanjo, deputy 'used Nigerian oil funds illegally'
    Obasanjo, deputy 'used Nigerian oil funds illegally'
    Stepping into a contentious election-year issue, a Nigerian Senate panel said on Wednesday that President Olusegun Obasanjo and his deputy-turned-political-foe both illegally used funds from the country's massive oil industry....
    AU to end Darfur peace talks if deadline not met
    AU to end Darfur peace talks if deadline not met
    The African Union will end talks among warring parties in Sudan's Darfur region by April 30 if the Khartoum government and rebel factions fail to...
    'Some progress' in Darfur peace talks
    'Some progress' in Darfur peace talks
    African leaders emerged from their first attempt at brokering peace in Sudan's Darfur region without a major development on Sunday, though Sudan's...
    Two Nigerian airlines grounded after crashes
    Two Nigerian airlines grounded after crashes
    President Olusegun Obasanjo has grounded two private domestic Nigerian airlines after two deadly plane crashes killed 224 people in seven weeks....