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Nigeria: President pressured to sustain democracy and security

Photo/ReutersWorld leaders have urged Nigerian president Goodluck Jonathan to ensure that his country does not become another Afghanistan, Pakistan or Iraq ahead of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in Perth, Australia.

Last Updated on Monday, 24 October 2011 11:54

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Liberia presidential runoff poll: Infamous warlord returns

Former Liberian warlord Prince Johnson has declared his support for President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf in the forthcoming presidential election run-off poll.

Last Updated on Friday, 21 October 2011 16:58

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Prioritise maternal, child issues - African Speakers of Parliament urged

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The African Union and the Pan African Parliament (PAP) have urged Speakers of Parliament from the continent to prioritise the implementation of maternal, newborn and child health programmes.

Last Updated on Thursday, 20 October 2011 19:25

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Nigeria's New Banks

CBN governor Lamido Sanusi/Photo/Vincent Fournier/JA

The government has nationalised three of the country's banks, while three others have found suitors

Last Updated on Wednesday, 27 July 2016 16:59

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Nigerian government moves to cut costs

Map of NigeriaThe Nigerian government has moved to downsize its structures by merging some departments and ministries in an effort to cut costs.

Last Updated on Thursday, 20 October 2011 10:24

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Former Nigerian president faces violence probe

Former Nigerian president General Mahummadu Buhari is under investigation over allegations that he used language that could have sparked the April post-election violence.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 19 October 2011 16:26

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