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Nigerian court rejects challenge to Jonathan win

A Nigerian court rejected a challenge to President Goodluck Jonathan's victory in an April election and rejected demands by the main opposition party for a recount in several areas of the country.
Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan waves during a military parade marking Nigeria's 50th independence anniversary in Abuja

Nigerian unions warns president over fuel subsidy

Nigeria's trade unions have warned President Goodluck Jonathan there could be civil unrest if the go-ahead is given to remove the fuel subsidy the government says will cost 1.2 trillion naira this year.
Calderon drug war

Mexico's Drug War: Can President Calderon Win?

It is evident that we are not facing common criminals. We are facing true terrorists who have surpassed not only the limits of the law but basic common sense and respect for life, Calderon said in a speech Friday.

Nigeria Successfully Launches 2 Satellites Into Space

The SSTL's NigeriaSat-2 and NigeriaSat-X satellites, which were built under contract with the Nigerian National Space Research and Development Agency (NASRDA), will give Nigeria the ability to perform monthly crop monitoring, help with increasing urban planning demands through the development of engineering skill, and advance the growth of new technologies in the African country.
UN Summit on Aids

Today, we gather to end AIDS : Ban Ki-moon

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has called for global action to end the Aids (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome) disease by 2020, in a UN summit on Aids in New York.
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Three killed in explosion at Nigeria election rally

Three people were killed and 21 injured by an explosive device thrown from a car at an election rally near Nigeria's capital Abuja on Thursday, the latest act of political violence ahead of nationwide polls next month.

Nigeria's parliament begins oil reform debate

Nigeria's parliament has begun a detailed debate of the latest version of long-delayed reforms to Africa's biggest energy industry, just two months ahead of elections, the head of the state oil company said on Wednesday.


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