Who Owns Bakassi - Cameroon or Nigeria?


Ahead of the October deadline to appeal the verdict that handed sovereignty over Bakassi to Cameroon, experts say they have fresh facts to prove that the disputed peninsula actually belongs to Nigeria.
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  • Nigeria:  FG Under Pressure to Reclaim Bakassi

    Vanguard, 25 September 2012

    As the deadline for the review of the International Court of Justice, ICJ, ruling on Bakassi closes in, the Federal Government appears to have come under intense pressure from ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Bakassi - Jonathan Says Country Committed to ICJ Ruling

    Daily Trust, 25 September 2012

    President Goodluck Jonathan said Nigeria will remain committed to all rulings of the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in resolving international disputes. read more »

  • Nigeria:  The Bakassi Sovereignty and International Politics

    Vanguard, 25 September 2012

    WHEN Prof. Walter Ofonagoro told the audience at the 12th brainstorming that the April 1893 boundary between Nigeria and Cameroon at the Rio Del Rey estuary was suppressed at the ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  What is Story Behind Bakassi Dispute?

    Vanguard, 20 September 2012

    Nowa Omoigui undertakes an historical excursion into the agreements on Bakassi dispute and asserts that the Obong of Calabar voluntary signed a treaty of protection with the ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Imoke Urges Political Solution to Bakassi, Oil Block Losses

    Vanguard, 20 September 2012

    Cross River State Governor, Senator Liyel Imoke, said, Wednesday , that in the interest of peace in the region, only a political solution can salvage the damages caused by the ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  No Going Back On Bakassi, N5000 Note - FG

    Vanguard, 20 September 2012

    The Federal Government, yesterday, rebuffed criticisms against the introduction of N5,000 note in the country, insisting that there was no going back on the decision. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Bakassi Peninsula - Legal Dimensions of Self Determination Threat

    Vanguard, 19 September 2012

    Femi Falana, San, in This Piece Examines the Legal Dimensions of Bakassi Peninsula Residents Self Determination Threat read more »

  • Nigeria:  Reps Seek Review of ICJ Ruling On Bakassi

    Daily Trust, 20 September 2012

    The House of Representatives committee on Foreign affairs has urged the Federal government to seek review of the judgement of the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in 2002 which ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Why Bakassi Belongs to Nigeria - Experts

    Vanguard, 18 September 2012

    NIGERIANS have called on the Federal Government to assemble experts with legal, diplomatic and historial expertise to study the fresh facts that have emerged showing that ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Bakassi - Soon Gowon, Obasanjo May Be Tried for Treason - Anya

    Vanguard, 18 September 2012

    PROFESSOR Anya Oko Anya, 75, pioneer chairman of the Nigeria Economic Summit Group (NESG) and 1992 National Merit Award winner is sad over Nigeria's handling of the Bakassi ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Soyinka Tasks FG Over ICJ Ruling On Bakassi

    This Day, 18 September 2012

    Professor Wole Soyinka has advised the Federal Government to revisit the International Court of Justice (ICJ) ruling over Bakassi in favour of the republic of Cameroun. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Bakassi Belongs to Nigeria - Claim

    Vanguard, 17 September 2012

    Fresh facts have emerged, showing that the disputed Bakassi peninsula which the International Court of Justice, ICJ, ceded to Cameroon, actually belongs to Nigeria. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Why Nigeria Should Appeal ICJ Verdict On Bakassi - Maiyaki

    Vanguard, 11 September 2012

    In less than one month, Nigeria will forgo Bakassi Peninsula to Cameroon unless Nigeria raises an appeal against the verdict of the Hague based International Court of Justice which ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  NBA Urges for Review of ICJ Judgment On Bakassi

    Daily Trust, 5 September 2012

    Mr Okey Wali, the President, Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), has called for a review of the 2002 International Court of Justice (ICJ) judgment on the Bakassi Peninsula. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Bakassi - Apply for Revision of ICJ Judgement, NBA Tells FG

    Leadership, 1 September 2012

    The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) has called on the federal government to apply for the revision of the International Court of Justice (ICJ) judgement which ceded Bakassi Penisula ... read more »

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  • Nigeria:  Bakassi Indigenes Demand Resettlement

    This Day, 5 September 2012

    The Bakassi indigenes, led by their political leader, Senator Florence Ita-Giwa, Tuesday stormed the Nigerian Television Authority's regional office in Victoria Island, Lagos ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Bakassi Peninsula - A Nigeria-Cameroun Kashimir in the Making?

    Leadership, 1 September 2012

    The renewed agitation for reclamation of Bakassi Peninsula by prominent Nigerians and lawmakers and the controversies generated by the moves put a question mark on the nation's ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Bakassi - Why FG Must Listen to Citizens Not Politics

    This Day, 2 September 2012

    In another 38 days, Nigeria's chance of seeking a review of the International Court of Justice ruling, which ceded the Bakassi Peninsula to Cameroon, would be officially ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Why We Lost Bakassi to Cameroun

    Vanguard, 23 August 2012

    THIS article was published on Thursday October 17, 2002 shortly after the International Court of Justice ceded Bakasi Peninsula to Cameroun. Prof Walter Ofonagoro, who is making a ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Bakassi - Cameroon Violates Major Provision of Green Tree Agreement

    Leadership, 22 August 2012

    The embattled people of Bakassi have said that Cameroon has violated the major provisions of the Green Tree Agreement (GTA) ahead of its final endorsement last year, saying ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  'Ceding of Bakassi a Big Slap On Nigeria'

    Daily Trust, 22 August 2012

    The ceding of Bakassi Peninsula to Cameroon by the court was a big slap on the country as a nation and the people of Oron, a native of the area and one time transition committee ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Bakassi - Senator, Representative Insist On Review of ICJ Judgement

    Daily Trust, 22 August 2012

    Two members representing Cross River State at the National Assembly have insisted that the International Court of Justice judgment that ceded Bakassi to Cameroun should not be ... read more »

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