Religious clashes spread in Nigeria

Nigeria has sent more troops to the troubled city of Jos as clashes between Muslims and Christians, which have left about 300 people dead, spread.

Religious violence erupts in Nigeria

Violence between Christians and Muslims has erupted again in Nigeria, and the state government called for military units to control the situation.

Nigerian city under curfew after religious violence

Authorities slapped a 24-hour curfew on the Nigerian flashpoint city of Jos on Tuesday after deadly clashes between Christians and Muslims.

Forces patrol Nigerian city after deadly unrest

Nigerian security forces on Monday cordoned off a district of the city of Jos where clashes between Christians and Muslims left 10 dead.

Standard Bank shows interest in Nigeria bank

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Lawyers challenge Nigerian president’s fitness to rule

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Egypt off to a flier in Benguela

Defending champions Egypt defeated Nigeria 3-1 in their opening Africa Cup of Nations Group C match at the Ombaka Stadium here on Tuesday.

Nigerian president says he is recovering

Nigeria's president said he was recovering and hoped to return home in his first interview since going into hospital in Saudi Arabia seven weeks ago.

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Africa’s movie factory foreman

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Probe finds Nigerian oil permits illegally sold

Nigerian investigators have found evidence that oil exploration licences that should have brought in $120m in revenue, were illegally awarded in 2006.

Nigeria president exerts authority in power struggle

Nigeria President Umaru Yar'Adua lost no time in exerting his authority after he returned from hospital abroad by axing a top aide.


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