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Breaking News: What Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan couldn't tell Malala Yousafzai
 
Posted by: JOHN-THOMAS DIDYMUS SelectMedia

Abuja :: Nigeria | updated 2014-07-20 13:53:09 -0700 | disasters-news

Commentary The Pakistani civil rights activist Malala Yousafzai, 17, met Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan earlier in the week. Given the fact of his impatience in dealing with local activists pressing him to expedite action on the release of the kidnapped...
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Breaking News: 15,000 people flee northeast Nigeria after attacks by Boko Haram
 
Posted by: rsa76

Abuja :: Nigeria | updated 2014-07-23 23:18:14 -0700 | disasters-news

Around 15,000 people have fled in recent days Damboa area in northeast Nigeria after a wave of attacks carried out by Islamist sect Boko Haram during the weekend. Militants attacked the city and six surrounding towns on Friday and Saturday,...
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Breaking News: At least 39 killed in Nigeria bomb blasts
 
Source: Zee News

Abuja :: Nigeria | updated 2014-07-24 00:52:24 -0700 | disasters-news

At least 39 people were killed in twin bomb blasts in Nigeria's northern city of Kaduna Wednesday, security sources and eyewitness said. In the first blast, 25 people were killed while the second one, according to Police Commissioner Shehu Umar,...
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Posted by: chnarendra

Abuja :: Nigeria | updated 2014-07-18 19:12:53 -0700 | disasters-news

The decision by a World Bank Inspection Panel to refuse to investigate a complaint about forced evictions linked to a World Bank project in Lagos shows a complete disregard for its responsibilities, Amnesty International said today. On Thursday evening, the...
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Breaking News: Ngala Bridge blown up in Nigeria – communication links with Cameroon cut off
 
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Abuja :: Nigeria | updated 2014-07-23 23:18:14 -0700 | political-news

Militant Islamists of Boko Haram are suspected to have blown the Ngala Bridge, a major bridge in north-eastern Nigeria that has cut off transport links with Cameroon. Vehicles like cars and lorries loaded with goods and merchandise are stranded on...
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Source: BusinessInsider

Abuja :: Nigeria | updated 2014-07-23 07:15:42 -0700 | travel-news

Leading global risk analytics firm Maplecroft  has released its latest Terrorism and Security Dashboard. The dashboard tracked terrorist attacks over the twelve month period prior to July 1, and the results are bleak.  Globally, fatalities from acts of terrorism rose...
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Source: BBC

Abuja :: Nigeria | updated 2014-07-23 06:14:14 -0700 | political-news

Media playback is unsupported on your device Nigeria schoolgirls: Goodluck Jonathan meets parents 23 July 2014 Last updated at 03:42 BST Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan has had his first meeting with the parents of the 219 Nigerian schoolgirls kidnapped by...
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Source: BBC

Abuja :: Nigeria | updated 2014-07-23 05:19:57 -0700 | political-news

The Queen will formally open the 20th Commonwealth Games in Glasgow later in front of a 40,000 crowd at Celtic Park. A global TV audience of more than one billion people is expected to watch the event from 21:00 BST...
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Breaking News: About 100 people are killed in an attack by Boko Haram in Nigeria
 
Posted by: rsa76

Abuja :: Nigeria | updated 2014-07-23 23:18:14 -0700 | disasters-news

The Islamist group Boko Haram took Damboa strategic city in northeast Nigeria, reports the The Wall Street Journal . According to available data, about 100 villagers were killed by the militants. On Thursday, Boko Haram Damboa attacked with rocket-propelled grenades...
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Breaking News: Nigeria's president: $1 billion needed to fight Boko Haram
 
Source: United Press International

Abuja :: Nigeria | updated 2014-07-17 15:18:55 -0700 | political-news

Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan says he seeks $1 billion in foreign funds to subdue the militant group Boko Haram in his country. He did not specify which countries will be asked to supply aid, but in a letter to Parliament...
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Posted by: chnarendra

Abuja :: Nigeria | updated 2014-07-18 18:10:08 -0700 | disasters-news

Nigerian authorities should drop the charges against a publisher who has been held in police custody since Tuesday on accusations of defaming a state governor, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Police on Tuesday detained Oga Tom Uhia, publisher...
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Source: Africa Headlines

Abuja :: Nigeria | updated 2014-07-18 00:38:40 -0700 | travel-news

Ads by Google editorial THE successful extradition of suspected Nyanya motor park bomb mastermind, Aminu Sadiq Ogwuche restates the importance of international cooperation in the fight against terrorism. The dispatch with which the extradition processes was concluded was remarkable.
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Breaking News: Thousands Flee Nigerian Town After Boko Haram Attack
 
Source: Gawker

Abuja :: Nigeria | updated 2014-07-22 04:44:06 -0700 | travel-news

More than 15,000 people have fled the town of Damboa, a trading center in northeast Nigeria, after a series of attacks by Boko Haram. More than 40 people were reportedly killed in raids on the town this past weekend, in...
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Source: News 24

Abuja :: Nigeria | updated 2014-07-20 13:53:08 -0700 | political-news

Nigeria's press is traditionally free to write almost anything about anyone - whether it's true or not. But reporters fear a government sensitive to criticism is now cracking down, especially on coverage of the battle against Boko Haram. After 15...
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Source: Africa Headlines

Abuja :: Nigeria | updated 2014-07-20 21:54:31 -0700 | political-news

Forced labour and sexual exploitation are forms of trafficking in persons that violate the human rights of children and adults in all regions of the world...What is also problematic is the trafficking of girls as "house help" for domestic servitude...
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