Nigeria: Bakassi Peninsula - Case Closed!


Nigeria has given up its quest to reclaim the oil-rich Bakassi Peninsula, which it ceded to Cameroon in 2008,following the judgement of the International Court of Justice.
  • Nigeria:  FG Under Fire Over Bakassi

    Daily Trust, 10 October 2012

    The Federal Government came under criticism yesterday over its decision not to seek a review of the world court ruling that ceded the Bakassi peninsula to Cameroon, with members of ... read more »

President Paul Biya (left) of Cameroon and President Olusegun Obasanjo of Nigeria (right), and former United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan (centre)

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  • Nigeria:  Bakassi Gone to Cameroon - We Won't Appeal ICJ's Judgment - FG

    Vanguard, 9 October 2012

    THE Federal government yesterday sealed Nigeria's hope of recovering the Bakassi Peninsula, by saying that the government will not appeal the International Court of Justice, (ICJ) ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Bakassi - Confusion As Jonathan Addresses Nation Today

    Vanguard, 9 October 2012

    BARELY 24 hours to the expiration of the window for Nigeria to seek a review of the 2002 International Court of Justice ruling on Bakassi Peninsula, Nigeria appears lost over what ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Bakassi - President to Address Nation Today

    Daily Trust, 9 October 2012

    President Goodluck Jonathan will address the nation at 7 am today, a statement by his spokesman ReubanAbati said yesterday. read more »

  • Nigeria:  UN Wanted Nigeria to Administer Bakassi Peninsula for 20 Years - Reports

    Leadership, 8 October 2012

    There are indications that the United Nations once pursued a plan that would have seen Nigeria administer the disputed Bakassi Peninsula for not more than 20 years before handing ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Bakassi Peninsula - Case Closed!

    Leadership, 9 October 2012

    With less than 24 hours available to Nigeria to ask for review of the controversial 10-year-old judgement of the International Court of Justice (ICJ) which ceded the oil-rich ... read more »

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  • Nigeria:  Cameroon Moves to Take Possession of Bakassi Peninsula With Heavy Security

    Vanguard, 9 October 2012

    BARELY 24 hours to the expiration of the window of opportunity to appeal against the International court of Justice, ICJ, ruling that ceded the oil-rich Bakassi Peninsula to ... read more »

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