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Nigeria to remove fuel subsidies  The Nigerian authorities have announced the start of a controversial plan to scrap fuel subsidies - which is expected to push up petrol pric... Halliburton settles Nigeria bribery claims  Oilfield contractor has agreed to pay Nigeria $35 million to settle allegations that led to charges against former VP Dick Cheney and other executives Cotton subsidies 'should be cut' Firm guilty of 'exporting toxic waste'    Netherlands: A Dutch court has found multinational Trafigura guilty of illegally exporting toxic waste from Amsterdam and concealing the nature of the ca...   Rio Tinto signs mining deal with Chinalco   Australia: The Anglo-Australian mining company has signed a deal with China to develop a massive iron ore mine in West Africa Violence fed by ethnic, economic issues. Nigeria Firm agrees Ivorian waste payouts
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1. 2015-01-06 Shell agrees Nigeria oil spill deal Bodo, Nigeria Delta
2. 2014-12-01 More economic woe for Ebola nations Liberia
3. 2014-08-29 Ebola: Experimental drug Zmapp is '100% effective' Canada
4. 2014-07-29 West Africa flight ban over Ebola Liberia
F. 2014-04-06 Nigeria is Africa's biggest economy Nigeria
G. 2012-10-10 Shell faces Nigeria spill case Netherlands
H. 2012-01-15 Nigeria 'to cut price of petrol' Nigeria
I. 2012-01-14 No deal at Nigeria strike talks Nigeria
2012-01-02 Nigeria fury at fuel price rises Nigeria

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  More economic woe for Ebola nations  Liberia: The World Bank has revised downwards its growth projections for the 3 nations worst hit by the current outbreak - Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea   Ebola: Experimental drug Zmapp is '100% effective'  Canada: The only clinical trial data on the experimental Ebola drug Zmapp shows it is 100% effective in monkey studies, even in later stages of the ...   West Africa flight ban over Ebola  Liberia: Asky, a major West African airline has stopped flying to Liberia and Sierra Leone amid growing concern about the spread of the deadly Ebola ... Nigeria is Africa's biggest economy  Nigeria has 'rebased' its gross domestic product (GDP) data, which has pushed it above South Africa as the continent's biggest economy Shell faces Nigeria spill case   Netherlands: Oil giant Shell is due to appear in court in the Netherlands to face charges of polluting Nigerian villages Nigeria 'to cut price of petrol'  President Goodluck Jonathan has announced an immediate drop in the price of fuel, following a week of strikes and protests   No deal at Nigeria strike talks  Talks between the government and trade union leaders have failed to reach a compromise over the removal of fuel subsidies Nigeria fury at fuel price rises
Shell agrees Nigeria oil spill deal Map of Bodo Nigeria


year 2015 Top ^

Jan.6
  Nigeria Delta: Oil giant Royal Dutch Shell has agreed to a $84m (55m) settlement with residents of the Bodo community in the Niger Delta for two oil spills


year 2014 Top ^

Dec.1
Aug.29
Jul.29
Apr.6  


year 2012 Top ^

Oct.10
Jan.15  
Jan.14
Jan.2
  Ordinary Nigerians and trade unionists have condemned the government for withdrawing a fuel price subsidy

Jan.1  


year 2010 Top ^

Dec.21
Nov.14
Jul.23
Mar.19
Mar.10


year 2009 Top ^

Sep.20
  Ivory Coast: Trafigura, an oil trading firm, has agreed to pay $46m compensation to people in Ivory Coast who say they were made ill by dumped waste
Sep.18 Settlement eyed in toxic waste. Ivory Coast Jun.8 Shell to pay $15.5 million to settle claims  Nigeria: Royal Dutch Shell will pay $15.5 million to settle a lawsuit against its Nigerian subsidiary by the family of executed Nigerian environmental activist Jun.3 Delta denied to Nairobi, Monrovia. USA

year 2008 Top ^

Sep.14 Rebels declare 'oil war'
. Nigeria Delta Jul.26 Seized oil workers freed. Nigeria Apr.25 Oil firms cut output  Nigeria: Industrial action and attacks from militants have forced Exxon Mobil and Royal Dutch Shell to cut their production

year 2007 Top ^

Nov.12 IMF ready to cancel Liberia debt
Jul.28 Liberia lifts diamond mining ban Jun.23 Unions end fuel strike. Nigeria Jun.4 Nigeria sues drugs giant Pfizer  Nigeria accusing the pharmaceutical company of carrying out improper trials for an anti-meningitis drug

year 2006 Top ^

Nov.2 Trade to top China-Africa summit
  Beijing: More than 40 African heads of state have gathering for a summit with China on trade and investment
Apr.20 Nigeria settles Paris Club debt  Nigeria is becoming the first African nation to settle with its lenders to clear the way for greater spending Apr.18 President offers Delta boost   Nigeria Delta: Obasanjo has promised thousands more jobs and a new motorway for the oil-rich region

year 2004 Top ^

Oct.10 Fuel price strike starts
  Nigeria: A 4-day general strike. More strikes would follow if a 25% increase was not reversed


year 2003 Top ^

Aug.15   Relief food ship docks  Liberia: Aid workers are preparing to feed thousands of famished people

year 2002 Top ^

Jan.16   General strike
  Nigeria: The strike has paralysed most of the main cities and brought commercial life to a standstill. Offices have shut down



    
    

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IMF ready to cancel Liberia debt Nigeria settles Paris Club debt  Nigeria is becoming the first African nation to settle with its lenders to clear the way for greater spending Shell agrees Nigeria oil spill deal Map of Bodo Nigeria




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Jan.6
  Nigeria Delta: Oil giant Royal Dutch Shell has agreed to a $84m (55m) settlement with residents of the Bodo community in the Niger Delta for two oil spills
2010 Dec.21 Halliburton settles Nigeria bribery claims
  Oilfield contractor has agreed to pay Nigeria $35 million to settle allegations that led to charges against former VP Dick Cheney and other executives Jul.23 Firm guilty of 'exporting toxic waste'    Netherlands: A Dutch court has found multinational Trafigura guilty of illegally exporting toxic waste from Amsterdam and concealing the nature of the ca... 2009 Sep.20 Firm agrees Ivorian waste payouts
  Ivory Coast: Trafigura, an oil trading firm, has agreed to pay $46m compensation to people in Ivory Coast who say they were made ill by dumped waste
Sep.18 Settlement eyed in toxic waste
. Ivory Coast 2007 Jun.4 Nigeria sues drugs giant Pfizer  Nigeria accusing the pharmaceutical company of carrying out improper trials for an anti-meningitis drug



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2014 Jul.29   West Africa flight ban over Ebola  Liberia: Asky, a major West African airline has stopped flying to Liberia and Sierra Leone amid growing concern about the spread of the deadly Ebola ... 2009 Jun.3 Delta denied to Nairobi, Monrovia
. USA



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2003 Aug.15   Relief food ship docks  Liberia: Aid workers are preparing to feed thousands of famished people



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2014 Aug.29   Ebola: Experimental drug Zmapp is '100% effective'  Canada: The only clinical trial data on the experimental Ebola drug Zmapp shows it is 100% effective in monkey studies, even in later stages of the ...



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2006 Nov.2 Trade to top China-Africa summit
  Beijing: More than 40 African heads of state have gathering for a summit with China on trade and investment




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2014 Dec.1   More economic woe for Ebola nations
  Liberia: The World Bank has revised downwards its growth projections for the 3 nations worst hit by the current outbreak - Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea Apr.6 Nigeria is Africa's biggest economy  Nigeria has 'rebased' its gross domestic product (GDP) data, which has pushed it above South Africa as the continent's biggest economy 2006 Apr.18 President offers Delta boost   Nigeria Delta: Obasanjo has promised thousands more jobs and a new motorway for the oil-rich region



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2012 Jan.14   No deal at Nigeria strike talks  Talks between the government and trade union leaders have failed to reach a compromise over the removal of fuel subsidies 2007 Jun.23 Unions end fuel strike. Nigeria 2004 Oct.10 Fuel price strike starts
  Nigeria: A 4-day general strike. More strikes would follow if a 25% increase was not reversed
2002 Jan.16   General strike  Nigeria: The strike has paralysed most of the main cities and brought commercial life to a standstill. Offices have shut down



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2012 Oct.10 Shell faces Nigeria spill case   Netherlands: Oil giant Shell is due to appear in court in the Netherlands to face charges of polluting Nigerian villages Jan.15 Nigeria 'to cut price of petrol'  President Goodluck Jonathan has announced an immediate drop in the price of fuel, following a week of strikes and protests Jan.2 Nigeria fury at fuel price rises
  Ordinary Nigerians and trade unionists have condemned the government for withdrawing a fuel price subsidy
Jan.1 Nigeria to remove fuel subsidies  The Nigerian authorities have announced the start of a controversial plan to scrap fuel subsidies - which is expected to push up petrol pric... 2009 Jun.8 Shell to pay $15.5 million to settle claims  Nigeria: Royal Dutch Shell will pay $15.5 million to settle a lawsuit against its Nigerian subsidiary by the family of executed Nigerian environmental activist 2008 Sep.14 Rebels declare 'oil war'. Nigeria Delta Jul.26 Seized oil workers freed. Nigeria Apr.25 Oil firms cut output  Nigeria: Industrial action and attacks from militants have forced Exxon Mobil and Royal Dutch Shell to cut their production