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Nigeria vote tensions rise as counting suspended in volatile state
Nigeria vote tensions rise as counting suspended in volatile state
Nigeria's election authorities announced the suspension of activities in volatile opposition-held Rivers State on Sunday citing violence and...
Nigeria militants threaten broader 'oil war' in delta
Nigeria militants threaten broader 'oil war' in delta
Nigerian militants threatened on Wednesday to broaden their "oil war" to offshore oilfields and announced attacks on a crude oil pipeline in the...
Rival factions clash in Nigeria oil region
Rival factions clash in Nigeria oil region
Rival militant factions in Nigeria's oil-producing Niger Delta have clashed in an apparent turf war, killing at least four people, security...
Poor peace prospects for Niger Delta
Poor peace prospects for Niger Delta
Temperatures in the Niger Delta's swelling creeks are up again following threats by the Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (Mend) to...
Rights group: 800 000 have been evicted in Abuja
Rights group: 800 000 have been evicted in Abuja
A human rights group said on Thursday that 800 000 residents of the Nigerian capital, Abuja, were forcibly evicted over a four-year period as...
Nigeria says gunmen hijack oil-services boat
Nigeria says gunmen hijack oil-services boat
Unidentified gunmen in Nigeria's restive south have hijacked an oil-services vessel carrying 11 crew members, the military said on Wednesday.
Tensions back on the rise in Nigeria oil delta
Tensions back on the rise in Nigeria oil delta
A protest outside an oil company compound, a high-profile kidnapping and a troop incursion into a militant stronghold on Monday were all signs of...
Nigerian forces free kidnapped Briton
Nigerian forces free kidnapped Briton
Nigerian troops freed a kidnapped British national during a dawn raid on Friday in a village on the outskirts of the country's oil industry hub of...
Troops patrol Nigerian oil city after gun battles
Troops patrol Nigerian oil city after gun battles
Many residents were too afraid to leave their homes in Port Harcourt, Nigeria's main oil, on Friday and troops patrolled the streets after dozens...
Nigerian troops battle gangs in oil city
Nigerian troops battle gangs in oil city
Nigerian troops and gangsters fought gun battles in the oil city of Port Harcourt on Thursday, killing several people, army and private security...
Gang war rages in Nigerian oil city
Gang war rages in Nigerian oil city
Gang fighting entered its sixth day in the anarchic oil city of Port Harcourt in southern Nigeria on Saturday with authorities acknowledging 11...
Nigerian boy freed by kidnappers
Nigerian boy freed by kidnappers
A Nigerian three-year-old boy has been released by his kidnappers one day after he was snatched on his way to school in the lawless Niger Delta,...

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