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Nigeria suspends multi-billion-dollar Chinese rail project

Nigeria has suspended a controversial 8.3 billion-dollar (6.5-billion-euro) contract awarded to a Chinese firm to upgrade its decrepit railway system, officials said Thursday. A senior Nigerian presidency official confirmed the contract awarded to the China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation (CCECC) in 2006 had been suspended so the government could carry out a comprehensive review. (Full Story)

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