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Bonny

(bŏn`ē), town, SE Nigeria, in the Niger River delta, on the Bight of Biafra. In the 18th and 19th cent., Bonny was the center of a powerful trading state, and in the 19th cent. it became the leading site for slave exportation in W Africa. From 1885 to 1894 it was the administrative center of the British Oil Rivers Protectorate. Bonny declined in the 20th cent. but revived after 1961, when its port was modernized as the export point for petroleum refined at Port HarcourtPort Harcourt
, city (1991 est. pop. 362,000), SE Nigeria, a deepwater port on the Bonny River in the Niger delta. It is an industrial and commercial center where steel and aluminum products, pressed concrete, glass, tires, paint, footwear, furniture, and cigarettes are
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Bight of. a wide bay at the E end of the Gulf of Guinea off the coasts of Nigeria and Cameroon
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The City watchdog yesterday fined entrepreneur Robert Bonnier pounds 290,000 and Indigo Capital pounds 65,000 for wrongly claiming to own shares in office rental group Regus.
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THE City watchdog yesterday said it had fined entrepreneur Robert Bonnier pounds 290, 000 and finance group Indigo Capital pounds 65, 000 for wrongly claiming to own shares in office rental group Regus.