Nigerian Court Throws Out Bakassi Case

A Federal High Court in Abuja yesterday struck out the suit filed by ïndigenes of Bakassi in Cross Rivers State seeking an order voiding the Green Tree Agreement that Nigeria signed with the Republic Cameroun in 2006.
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Bakassi Peninsula on the centre of Nigeria- Cameroon row

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