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President puts forces on alert   Attack on Nigerian town kills hundreds Map of Jos Nigeria
Nigerian charged over plane bomb plot  A grand jury has indicted Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab on six counts over an alleged plot to bomb a plane over Detroit on Christmas Day Ailing President Yar'Adua breaks silence  Nigeria's president, not seen since going into hospital in Saudi Arabia for heart treatment in November, hopes to resume his duties 150 reported killed in violence Map of Kuru Karama Nigeria  Armed men attacked Kuru Karama in central Nigeria, 'killing many as they tried to flee and burning many others alive' Nigeria militants end truce in Niger Delta Jonathan becomes acting president  Vice-President Goodluck Jonathan has become acting president, after weeks of political uncertainty over the absence of its ailing leader President Umaru Yar'Adua 'returns home'   Ailing President Umaru Yar'Adua has returned home secretly after three months' medical treatment in Saudi Arabia Attack on town kills more than 100 Map of Jos Nigeria


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  The attacks in the town of Dogo Nahauwa, just south of Jos, resembled earlier outbreaks of ethno-religious violence
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  The death toll violence in central Nigeria climbed to more than 200 after members of a machete-wielding Muslim group attacked a mostly Christian town
 Troops have now been deployed in the area and dozens of arrests are said to have been made
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  Goodluck Jonathan became acting president in February amid the continuing illness of President Umaru Yar'Adua


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Apr.14 Acting leader unsure of president's illness

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May.5   President Yar'Adua has died
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  Nigeria's ailing President Umaru Yar'Adua, who gave amnesty to armed militants in the troubled oil-rich Niger Delta region, died. He was 58


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Jun.17 Greece beat Nigeria
Jun.30 Nigeria suspends soccer team

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Jul.5     Nigeria 'drops team ban threat'  The government has rescinded its decision to ban the national football team from all competitions, according to reports

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Aug.27 Cholera epidemic threatens all Nigeria


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Sep.24   Flooding displaces more than 2 million
Map of Kano Nigeria
  In northern Nigeria flood gates on Challawa and Tiga dams were opened to release rising waters along the Niger River


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Oct.2   Blasts death toll now stands at 12   The Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta, MEND, claimed responsibility as the country celebrated 50 years of independence Ex-Mend chief arrested for Nigerian blasts
Oct.4 Nigeria suspended by FIFA Oct.5 Lead poisoning has killed 400 kids

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Nov.17   Miilitary rescue 19 hostages in Niger Delta   In a land, air and sea assault, Nigerian troops have rescued 19 hostages kidnapped by militants in the Niger Delta this month Nov.18 FIFA suspends pair amid corruption claim
Nov.19   Nigeria seizes heroin from Iran  Nigerian officials say they have seized heroin worth nearly $10m, concealed in engine parts shipped from Iran

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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 ... Dec.24     Deadly blast in central Nigeria   At least five people have been killed in an explosion near Nigeria's central city of Jos W. African leaders meet on Ivory Coast
  W African bloc threatens Gbagbo  The regional bloc Ecowas has told incumbent Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo to stand down or expect to face 'legitimate force'   Deadly Christmas Eve bombings   Five blasts went off in the Nigerian city of Jos Friday night as residents were celebrating Christmas Eve, leaving dead and injured Dec.25   Nigeria pledges to hunt bombers  The president has said his government will do all it can to find those responsible for a string of bomb attacks that killed at least 32 peop... Dec.26     Jos sees renewed clashes after bombings   Further violence between armed groups has broken out in the city in central Nigeria following bombings that killed 32 people Dec.27   Arrests follow blasts
Map of Dogon Dutse Nigeria  Three men were arrested with bombs in their possession one day after blasts ripped through the Nigerian city of Jos on Christmas Eve Dec.28   Politicians 'fuel Nigeria unrest'  Nigerian faith leaders have accused politicians of fuelling a recent upsurge in sectarian violence in which 80 people have died Dec.31   11 killed in Nigeria bomb blast
Map of Abuja Nigeria  Another 13 wounded in a bomb blast at an army barracks in Abuja. President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan condemns the attacks





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Nigeria militants end truce in Niger Delta Miilitary rescue 19 hostages in Niger Delta   In a land, air and sea assault, Nigerian troops have rescued 19 hostages kidnapped by militants in the Niger Delta this month   Jos sees renewed clashes after bombings   Further violence between armed groups has broken out in the city in central Nigeria following bombings that killed 32 people Cholera epidemic threatens all Nigeria Flooding displaces more than 2 million Map of Kano Nigeria




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  In northern Nigeria flood gates on Challawa and Tiga dams were opened to release rising waters along the Niger River
Oct.5 Lead poisoning has killed 400 kids



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2010 Jun.17 Greece beat Nigeria
Jun.30 Nigeria suspends soccer team Jul.5   Nigeria 'drops team ban threat'  The government has rescinded its decision to ban the national football team from all competitions, according to reports Oct.4 Nigeria suspended by FIFA Nov.18 FIFA suspends pair amid corruption claim



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2010 Mar.10 Violence fed by ethnic, economic issues
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 ...



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2010 Jan.6 Nigerian charged over plane bomb plot  A grand jury has indicted Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab on six counts over an alleged plot to bomb a plane over Detroit on Christmas Day Jan.23 150 reported killed in violence Map of Kuru Karama Nigeria  Armed men attacked Kuru Karama in central Nigeria, 'killing many as they tried to flee and burning many others alive' Mar.7 Attack on town kills more than 100 Map of Jos Nigeria
  The attacks in the town of Dogo Nahauwa, just south of Jos, resembled earlier outbreaks of ethno-religious violence
Mar.8   Attack on Nigerian town kills hundreds Map of Jos Nigeria
  The death toll violence in central Nigeria climbed to more than 200 after members of a machete-wielding Muslim group attacked a mostly Christian town
 Troops have now been deployed in the area and dozens of arrests are said to have been made
Mar.10 Violence fed by ethnic, economic issues Oct.2 Blasts death toll now stands at 12   The Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta, MEND, claimed responsibility as the country celebrated 50 years of independence Oct.2 Ex-Mend chief arrested for Nigerian blasts Nov.17 Miilitary rescue 19 hostages in Niger Delta   In a land, air and sea assault, Nigerian troops have rescued 19 hostages kidnapped by militants in the Niger Delta this month Nov.18 FIFA suspends pair amid corruption claim Nov.19 Nigeria seizes heroin from Iran  Nigerian officials say they have seized heroin worth nearly $10m, concealed in engine parts shipped from Iran 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 ... Dec.24   Deadly blast in central Nigeria   At least five people have been killed in an explosion near Nigeria's central city of Jos Dec.24 Deadly Christmas Eve bombings   Five blasts went off in the Nigerian city of Jos Friday night as residents were celebrating Christmas Eve, leaving dead and injured Dec.25 Nigeria pledges to hunt bombers  The president has said his government will do all it can to find those responsible for a string of bomb attacks that killed at least 32 peop... Dec.27 Arrests follow blasts Map of Dogon Dutse Nigeria  Three men were arrested with bombs in their possession one day after blasts ripped through the Nigerian city of Jos on Christmas Eve Dec.28 Politicians 'fuel Nigeria unrest'  Nigerian faith leaders have accused politicians of fuelling a recent upsurge in sectarian violence in which 80 people have died Dec.31 11 killed in Nigeria bomb blast Map of Abuja Nigeria  Another 13 wounded in a bomb blast at an army barracks in Abuja. President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan condemns the attacks



Nigeria, 2010 Politics Timeline ... See World Politics timeline Top ^
2010 Jan.11 Ailing President Yar'Adua breaks silence  Nigeria's president, not seen since going into hospital in Saudi Arabia for heart treatment in November, hopes to resume his duties Feb.9 Jonathan becomes acting president  Vice-President Goodluck Jonathan has become acting president, after weeks of political uncertainty over the absence of its ailing leader Feb.23 President Umaru Yar'Adua 'returns home'   Ailing President Umaru Yar'Adua has returned home secretly after three months' medical treatment in Saudi Arabia Mar.7 President puts forces on alert
Mar.9 Security chief replaced after massacre Mar.17 Acting president dissolves cabinet
  Goodluck Jonathan became acting president in February amid the continuing illness of President Umaru Yar'Adua
Apr.14 Acting leader unsure of president's illness
May.5 President Yar'Adua has died Map of Niger Delta Nigeria
  Nigeria's ailing President Umaru Yar'Adua, who gave amnesty to armed militants in the troubled oil-rich Niger Delta region, died. He was 58
Dec.24 W. African leaders meet on Ivory Coast Dec.24 W African bloc threatens Gbagbo  The regional bloc Ecowas has told incumbent Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo to stand down or expect to face 'legitimate force' Dec.28 Politicians 'fuel Nigeria unrest'  Nigerian faith leaders have accused politicians of fuelling a recent upsurge in sectarian violence in which 80 people have died