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Nigeria: Why Goodluck lost to retired Gen, Muhammadu Buhari

Former military ruler Muhammadu Buhari has become the first opposition candidate to win presidential elections in Nigeria. It is alleged Gen Buhari’s opponent, incumbent Goodluck Jonathan, had admitted defeat and congratulated him. Mr Jonathan trailed Gen Buhari by about two million votes yesterday and the margin deepened when he conceded. Observers have generally praised the election but there have been ...

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Nigeria and Ivory Coast agree to be partner on Tourism Development

Nigeria Tourism Development Corporation (NTDC) and Ivory Coast embassy in Nigeria have signed a partnership on the economic development of the tourism industry as a major revenue earner in the two countries. The areas of partnership includes Model Fashion Parade, Opening of UNIWAX Boutiques in the Nigerian biggest Cities Lagos and Abuja, Invitation for Tourism fair, Organization of pilgrimage in Côte ...

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Patience Jonathan, wife of a sitting President of Nigeria, to be investigated by ICC…

The wife of the Nigerian President, Mrs. Patience Jonathan, may become the first wife of a sitting President to be investigated by the International Criminal Court (ICC) which is tasked with the duty of investigating and prosecuting conflict-related crimes. The ICC has said it will take into consideration the allegations levelled against Patience by the All Progressives Congress (APC). The ...

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Musa Muhammed: Ivorians­ begged me to miss penalty

A report on sunnewsonline.com read the flying Eagles skipper, Musa Muhammed said Cote d’Ivoire players begged him to throw away his second-half penalty in Saturday’s final AYC Group A match in Mbour. The penalty goal, the third by the right fullback at Senegal 2015, drew the Flying Eagles level at 2-2 and eventually eliminated the Ivorians from the tour­nament. “The ...

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Cote d’Ivoire Ask Nigeria For Gas Supplies

The Republic of Cote d’Ivoire has signaled its intention to procure Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) supplies from Nigeria in support of its growing power needs. The announcement is contained in a statement issued last Thursday by the Group General Manager, Group Public Affairs Department at Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC). To seriously pursue its intention, Cote d’Ivoire Ministry of Energy has sent ...

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