Topic: Umaru Yar'Adua
Nigeria’s fragile Oct. 25 cease-fire with militants in the oil-rich Niger Delta region has come dangerously close to a violent end, as rebels took credit this weekend for an attack on an oil pipeline.
12/21/2009 10:28 am
Fuel carriers this week blocked major fuel distribution points with their trucks to protest a new energy sector deregulation bill waiting for President Umaru Yar’Adua to sign upon return from medical treatment in Saudi Arabia.
12/18/2009 04:31 pm
Three weeks into a cease-fire pact, some rebels are turning themselves in. But the main group – MEND – say they'll attack oil facilities on Sept. 15.
08/25/2009 01:00 am
During her visit today, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is expected to say that stronger relations with the US will depend on better, cleaner governance.
08/12/2009 01:00 am
Boko Haram has attacked schools, police stations, and other symbols of state power. While the group is relatively minor, the attacks underscore a widespread public distrust of the government.
07/29/2009 01:00 am
Just hours after announcing a unilateral 60-day ceasefire with the government, the rebels threatened to end it.
07/15/2009 01:00 am
Chevron has evacuated hundreds of employees from the oil-rich region of Nigeria after a string of attacks on oil pipelines.
06/21/2009 01:00 am
10/24/2008 01:00 am
MEND militants have united against foreign oil interests in the wake of a military crackdown.
09/18/2008 01:00 am
09/12/2008 01:00 am