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Source: Zee News

Abuja :: Nigeria | updated 2014-07-23 20:18:17 -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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Breaking News: Two bombs killed 39 in Nigeria
 
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Kaduna :: Nigeria | updated 2014-07-23 20:17:48 -0700 | disasters-news

KADUNA, Nigeria - pops bombs apparently aimed against the Nigerian military exgobernante Muhamadu Buhari and a prominent moderate Muslim cleric left dozens dead on Wednesday, but the two leaders were unharmed, according to the Nigerian state security. At least 39...
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Breaking News: Malalas Yusufzai urges action on abducted Nigerian girls, but says nothing about Gaza
 
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Boko :: Nigeria | updated 2014-07-23 21:51:26 -0700 | disasters-news

Pakistani school girl and a human rights activist Malalas Yusufzai, appealed to the President of Nigeria, Goodluck Jonathan, to do everything in its power to find more than 200 teenagers abducted by the Islamist terrorist group Boko Haram. "I want...
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Breaking News: Kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls still captives of Boko Haram – 11 of their parents have died
 
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Chibuk :: Nigeria | updated 2014-07-23 21:51:20 -0700 | humanitarian-news

It is now over three months that Boko Haram militants had kidnapped more than 200 Nigerian schoolgirls from a school in Chibok – while a few of the girls managed to escape, 219 are still captives. It is believed that...
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Breaking News: About 100 people are killed in an attack by Boko Haram in Nigeria
 
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Abuja :: Nigeria | updated 2014-07-23 20:17:48 -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: 15,000 people flee northeast Nigeria after attacks by Boko Haram
 
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Abuja :: Nigeria | updated 2014-07-23 21:51:20 -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: Goodluck trying to get a loan
 
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Chibuk :: Nigeria | updated 2014-07-23 21:51:21 -0700 | disasters-news

Nigeria President Goodluck Jonathan is seeking a $1 billion (USD) loan from Parliament in order to help fund the Nigerian military against Islamic insurgents within the country known as Boko Haram. Although $5 billion (USD) have been given to the...
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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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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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Breaking News: Boko Haram crisis escalates in Nigeria – half the town of Damboa is burnt down
 
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Maiduguri :: Nigeria | updated 2014-07-21 14:17:10 -0700 | disasters-news

Nigeria is in the grips of Boko Haram militants who are doing whatever they want to do and the administration is unable to check their activities. In the latest incident, an unknown number of people are feared to have died...
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Breaking News: What Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan couldn't tell Malala Yousafzai
 
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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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Source: The Economist

Lagos :: Nigeria | updated 2014-07-17 09:06:07 -0700 | disasters-news

In Nigeria, as in many other African countries, only men may own family land. This gives everyone an economic need for sons, including women, who face a grim widowhood without one...According to the latest demographic and health survey (financed by...
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Breaking News: Boko Haram kingpin arrested in Bauchi
 
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Bauchi :: Nigeria | updated 2014-07-19 10:10:13 -0700 | disasters-news

After Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau made a video mocking the #BringBackOurGirls campaign, the terrorist group suffered a huge blow which could eventually lead to the rescue of the kidnapped girls from a school in Chibok, Nigeria. The Nigerian police...
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Breaking News: HRW says Islamist insurgency Boko harm killed atleast 2,053 in Nigeria during first half of 2014
 
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Abuja :: Nigeria | updated 2014-07-18 12:46:06 -0700 | disasters-news

The Islamist insurgency Boko Haram inNigeria killed at least 2,053 civilians in an estimated 95 attacks during the first half of 2014. The figures are based on detailed analyses of media reports as well as field investigations. The killings and...
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Source: Africa Headlines

Kaduna :: Nigeria | updated 2014-07-13 21:26:01 -0700 | disasters-news

Officer Aminu Lawan, a Superintendent of Police (SP), confirmed the incident, he however maintained that it was a case of robbery, and not assassination. According to Lawan, "it was a case of arm robbery; the robbers came and demanded for...
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