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CPJ condemns attacks on newspaper offices in Nigeria

An International media organization, Committee to Protect Journalists, says this is an attack on human rights

Pakistan deports Bin Laden's family to Saudi Arabia

Pakistan has sent bin Laden

Volume of trade between Nigeria, India worth $16.4b in 2011 – Envoy

India is Nigeria

Hundreds of Arik Air passengers stranded at JFK airport in New York

Arik Air, a Nigerian carrier, says a technical fault caused their passengers to be stranded in New York

Dutch PM resigns

dutch Prime Minister has tendered a resignation letter which will be reviewed by Queen Beatrix

52 Nigerians loose rights to stay in the UK

the UK government will ferry 52 Nigerians, who have lost their rights to remain in the UK, back to Nigeria later today

Barack Obama

America alerts citizens on planned terror attack in Abuja

The U.S. wants citizens to maintain extra vigilance in and around the federal capital

Odinkalu

African human rights chairperson says that Mr. Odinkalu

Jonathan condemns coup attempt in Guinea-Bissau

President Jonathan urges military men in Guinea-Bissau to respect the country

Bin Laden

Pakistan jails Osama bin Laden’s wives, daughters

Pakistan says Osama bin Laden

Pakistan wants closer ties with Nigeria

Pakistan pushes for stronger relations with Nigeria

World leaders agree on measures to monitor nuclear materials

The Nuclear Summit in Seoul came to an end on Tuesday

Jonathan assures global community of Nigeria

President Jonathan tells the international community that Nigeria will ensure international regulatory compliance on all nuclear programmes

World Bank, African Development Bank suspend Mali funds

Major development institutions suspend aide to Mali in protest of the military take-over

AU condemns coup in Mali

The African Union takes a stance against the Mali coup plotters

ECOWAS condemns coup in Mali

The regional body says it has zero tolerance for coup

Nigeria wants full implementation of Security Council arms embargoes

Nigeria is asks the UN for a check in small arms and light weapons in Africa

ECOWAS to address security challenges in the region — official

ECOWAS noted that some of the security challenges facing the region include: piracy, armed rebellion

AU

Don says that the Southern African region is pitched against West Arica within the AU

Court to deliver judgment in Charles Taylor trial next month

The former Liberian president knows fate in April

ICC to deliver first judgement on war crimes

Mr. Dyilo is accused of conscripting children under the age of 15 into a rebel group

Nigeria, Cameroon sign trans-border security agreement

Nigeria and its neighbor, Cameroon, sign a bilateral agreement to check the spread of insecurity

Jonathan, Cameron pledge joint efforts against terrorism

The two heads of government say they will continue to work together

Irish envoy urges dialogue with Boko Haram

Irish envoy advocates dialogue in dealing with the Boko Haram terrorist threats plaguing Nigeria.

Obasanjo heads AU Observer Mission to Senegal

The AU has appointed former president Obasanjo to head the team charged with observing the upcoming presidential polls in Senegal