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Nigeria says in peace talks with Boko Haram Islamists amid doubts

Uncategorized July 11, 2013 at 4:42 am 0 comments

A Nigerian minister tasked with talking to Boko Haram claimed Wednesday that he was in ceasefire negotiations with the Islamist insurgents, but doubts persisted that a peace pact could be secured.
There have been previous claims of peace talks between the government and the militants, but the negotiations, if

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Nigeria, China Sign Agreement On Comprehensive Financial Cooperation

Nigeria, China Sign Agreement On Comprehensive Financial Cooperation

Uncategorized July 10, 2013 at 6:37 pm 0 comments

President Goodluck Jonathan and President Xi Jinping of China Wednesday in Beijing presided over the signing of five agreements to boost financial,trade, economic, technical and cultural relations between Nigeria and China.
The agreements which were signed after bilateral talks between the two leaders and their delegations include the Framework

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Nigeria, China Sign Agreement On Comprehensive Financial Cooperation

Nigeria, China Sign Agreement On Comprehensive Financial Cooperation

Uncategorized July 10, 2013 at 5:37 pm 0 comments

President Goodluck Jonathan and President Xi Jinping of China Wednesday in Beijing presided over the signing of five agreements to boost financial,trade, economic, technical and cultural relations between Nigeria and China.
The agreements which were signed after bilateral talks between the two leaders and their delegations include the Framework

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SOS! Rivers Govt. Calls For Help, Condition Of Governor Unknown

Uncategorized July 10, 2013 at 1:06 pm 0 comments

Reports reaching The Paradigm from Rivers State indicate that sporadic gunshots are being fired in front of the government house in Port Harcourt, the state capital.
The Rivers State government moments ago tweeted from its official account: “SOS Police are shooting teargas into Government House, Port Harcourt.”
As at

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Violence In Rivers House Of Assembly: How It Started

Violence In Rivers House Of Assembly: How It Started

Uncategorized July 10, 2013 at 12:50 pm 0 comments


By Okafor Ofiebor/Port Harcourt

The Rivers state House of Assembly witnessed a very rowdy session today for some minutes after two months of adjournment as pro-Governor Rotimi Amaechi legislators battled five renegade lawmakers rooting for the political opponents of the governor.
The minority lawmakers, whose agenda

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SOS! Rivers Govt. Calls For Help, Condition Of Governor Unknown

Uncategorized July 10, 2013 at 12:06 pm 0 comments

Reports reaching The Paradigm from Rivers State indicate that sporadic gunshots are being fired in front of the government house in Port Harcourt, the state capital.
The Rivers State government moments ago tweeted from its official account: “SOS Police are shooting teargas into Government House, Port Harcourt.”
As at

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