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NIGERIA’S SATELLITES CAPTURE BAGA EVENTS..EVIDENCE AND REVIEW STRONGLY SUGGESTS ARBITRARY ANALYSIS AND EXTRAPOLATION BY HUMAN RIGHTS WATCH

China’s Long March-3B carrier rocket lifts off at the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in southwest China’s Sichuan Province, Dec. 20, 2011, successfully sending the US$311 million Nigerian communication satellite, NIGCOMSAT-1R, into orbit at 00:41 Beijing Time (Photo Credit: XINHUA) THE … Continue reading

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CHINA-NIGERIA COOPERATION IN SPACE, SURVEILLANCE TECHNOLOGY: FAVOURABLE TERMS AND CREDIT FACILITIES SWINGING BIG DEALS CHINA’S WAY

BEEGEAGLE’S BLOG 16 May, 2013 Nigeria’s NIGCOMSAT-1R, pre-launch BACKGROUNDER http://nytimes.com/2007/05/24/world/asia/24satellite.html!pagewanted=all&_r=0 Photo Credit: NEW YORK TIMES China helped to design,finance,build and launch the US$311 million Nigerian communication satellite, NIGCOMSAT-1R. After 21 bids had been taken from across the globe with many … Continue reading

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CHINA HANDS OVER NIGCOMSAT-1R TO NIGERIA

NIGCOMSAT-1R control room ABUJA, March 19 (Xinhua) China Great Wall Industry Corporation (CGWIC) handed the recently launched NigComSat 1-R to its Nigeria counterpart on Monday at the Obasanjo Space Center in Abuja. NigComSat 1-R, which was launched on Dec. 20, … Continue reading

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BOMB BLASTS: MILITARY, POLICE, MDAs JOSTLE FOR NIGCOMSAT-1R

Air Chief Marshal Oluseyi Petinrin, Chief of Defence Staff LEADERSHIP Newspapers 2 January, 2012 With the spate of terrorist activities especially Boko Haram bomb blasts in the northern parts of the country, Nigerian security forces,government agencies and private internet service … Continue reading

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NIGCOMSAT-1R:NIGERIA’S 4TH SATELLITE SLATED FOR RELAUNCH DEC 19TH, WILL END US$500M CAPITAL FLIGHT

Another Nigerian satellite, NigeriaSat-2 which was launched in August 2011 LAGOS, Nov. 22 (Xinhua) The Nigerian Communications Satellite-1Replacement (NigComSat-1R) would be launched on Dec. 19, according to a top official with the Nigerian Communications Satellite. The company’s Managing Director Timasaniyu … Continue reading

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