China gets Nigerian oil rights
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  • by Emmanuel Goujon,,2-11-1447_1936128,00.html

    Lagos - Nigeria handed a state-owned Chinese group licences to explore four oil blocks on Friday.

    The allocation to China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) of four of 17 blocks up for auction in Lagos, infuriated Niger Delta militants. They have denounced the move as a "bribe".