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Nigeria counts votes from delayed poll

Nigerians counted the votes on Saturday from delayed parliamentary elections, held with fewer hitches than past ballots despite a chaotic run-up.

Shell Nigeria oil sales face tricky final hurdles

Royal Dutch Shell has shortlisted bidders for four Nigerian onshore oil blocks it has put up for sale but financing challenges could yet undo plans.

Nigeria’s Jonathan wins ruling party primaries

Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan won a decisive victory in ruling party primaries on Friday, including in key states in the mostly Muslim north.

Nigeria says most militants on board with amnesty

The majority of militants who took part in an amnesty last year in the Niger Delta region are still behind the peace plans, the Nigeria says.

Oil falls more than $2, recession looms

Oil fell for a third straight session on Thursday, hitting a 13-month low near , as investors braced for a plunge in demand.

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