Nigeria, Cameroon to meet Over Bakassi


A special delegation from President Paul Biya of Cameroun is scheduled to meet President Goodluck Jonathan to in an attempt to find a diplomatic means of resolving the the problems caused by the loss of the Bakassi Peninsula.
  • Nigeria:  Biya to Meet Jonathan Soon

    This Day, 1 November 2012

    New diplomatic means of resolving the loss of the Bakassi Peninsula to Cameroun may have started with the meeting Thursday between a special delegation from President Paul Biya of ... read more »

"This is my home but I don't want to stay here under Cameroonian rule," said Victoria Bassey on the Cameroon-controlled side of Bakassi.

  • Nigeria:  Bakassi, A Future So Uncertain

    This Day, 8 October 2012

    Respite seems to be on the way for the beleaguered Bakassi people as the Federal Government last week considered seeking a review of the October 2002 judgment of the International ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Bakassi Indigenes Sue Jonathan

    Daily Trust, 8 October 2012

    The people of Bakassi in Cross River State have sued the Federal Government alongside President Goodluck Jonathan and Attorney General of the Federation (AGF), before an Abuja ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  British Govt Handed Over Bakassi to Nigeria At Independence

    Vanguard, 8 October 2012

    Prof Walter Ofonagoro here asserts that Gowon and Ahidjo negotiated behind closed doors to alienate Bakassi to Cameroun and that no one had the opportunity to examine or comment on ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Presidential Panel Divided Over Bakassi

    This Day, 8 October 2012

    There were strong indications Sunday that the Federal Government may not beat Wednesday's deadline for it to seek the review of the October 2002 judgment of the International Court ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Bakassi - Why Nigeria Can't Appeal the ICJ Verdict - Robert Clarke

    Vanguard, 7 October 2012

    Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Chief Robert Clarke (SAN), who is the Principal Partner, Paiko & Co, implores the Federal Government to resettle Nigerians living in Bakassi instead ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  As Bakassi Goes in 48 Hours, AGF Stalls on Appeal to ICJ

    Vanguard, 7 October 2012

    With less than 48 hours to the October 9, 2012 deadline for Nigeria to launch its appeal for a revision of the International Court of Justice (IJC) verdict ceding Bakassi Peninsula ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Bakassi! 'How Obasanjo Deceived Us'

    Vanguard, 7 October 2012

    The Etiyen of Bakassi, Dr. Etim Okon Edet, is not only the paramount ruler of Bakassi but also the Chairman of Cross River State Council of Chiefs. A product of the University of ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Bakassi Support Briefs Cherie Blair

    This Day, 7 October 2012

    Three days to the expiration of time to seek a review of the judgement of the International Court of Justice (ICJ) ceding the oil-rich Bakassi Peninsula to Cameroon, a pressure ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Bakassi - After the Initial Silence

    This Day, 7 October 2012

    Succour appears to be on the way for the people of Bakassi after a seeming unwillingness by the federal government to do anything about the condition of Nigerians in the ceded ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Bakassi, At Last Good Reason Prevails

    This Day, 7 October 2012

    It was the long awaited week of oversight in the House of Representatives. Plenary was suspended to enable lawmakers embark on their planned physical inspection of projects ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  FG Ignored Our Advice on Bakassi - Prof. Asiwaju

    Daily Trust, 7 October 2012

    Professor Anthony Asiwaju is a member of the Society for International Relations Awareness (SIRA) working group. In this interview, the former commissioner at the International ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Why We Want Bakassi Issue Revisited - Representative Nkoyo Toyo

    Daily Trust, 7 October 2012

    Ambassador Nkoyo Toyo is a member representing Calabar Municipality/ Odukpani Federal Constituency of Cross River State in the House of Representatives. Mrs Toyo, a lawyer and an ... read more »

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