Skip to comments.Nigeria cedes Bakassi peninsula to Cameroon (Oil, gas)
Posted on 08/16/2008 5:47:20 AM PDT by decimon
CALABAR, Nigeria (AFP) - Nigeria on Thursday handed over the Bakassi peninsula to Cameroon to end a 15-year dispute over the territory believed to be rich in oil and gas.
After a drawn-out legal battle, the ICJ ruled in October 2002 that the peninsula should be given to Cameroon. It based its decision largely on a 1913 treaty between former colonial powers Britain and Germany.
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In terms of our interests, these sound like two good news items.
Question: Whats legal in Nigeria?..
Answer: Depends on who has the the fire power..
When's the last time you received a letter from the SSA that you could actually chuckle about?
Map showing the Bakassi Peninsula on the Nigeria-Cameroon border
Thanks. That’s a small area but apparently important. If they now begin developing it, that will be good for them and for us.
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