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10 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

WB Boosts Water Delivery Services for the Urban Poor in Nigeria

The funds will target the poor, urban population living in the state capitals and their surroundings, and will benefit some two million people.

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14 hrs ago | CNN

Nigeria: Boko Haram victim says he cried for help, but no one came

Two years ago, attackers planted a bomb near a car wash in Maiduguri. The explosion shattered his leg and left 80% of his body covered in shrapnel.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Nigeria: Easter - Bauchi Commuters Express Fears of Attack At Motor Parks

Following the bomb blast that killed over 100 passengers at the Nyanya Bus Terminus in Abuja last Monday, commuters travelling for the Easter celebration at different motor parks in Bauchi metropolis have expressed fears of bomb attack.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

Vanguard

Gunmen attack secondary school staff quarters, kill 5-year-old

Police in Bauchi State said suspected gunmen set ablaze some houses in the staff quarters of Government Girls Secondary School , Yana, killing a five-year old girl on Sunday.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

Vanguard

Our Soka evil forest story, by Oyo police commissioner

The Commissioner of Police, Oyo State Command, Mr. Mohammed Idabawa, has served in different states at various capacities in the force.

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CNN

1 more kidnapped schoolgirl back home

One more Nigerian schoolgirl who was among 129 kidnapped earlier this week by suspected Boko Haram militants is back home, an education official said -- though 84 of her fellow female students remain unaccounted for.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Vanguard

Bauchi records 86 deaths, 82 auto crashes in 2014

Mr Yakubu Attah, Assistant Corps Marshal of the Federal Road Safety Corps yesterday said that Bauchi zone RS 12 recorded 86 deaths from 82 road crashes in the first quarter of 2014.

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Ghanamma.com

Two Customs Officers Killed By Gunmen In Bauchi

Gunmen Thursday ambushed officers of the Nigeria Customs Service between Sade and Lanzai towns in Darazo Local Government Area of Bauchi State, killing two of them and leaving four injured.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Nigeria: Cholera Ravages Nigeria

A new wave of cholera epidemic blowing across the country may have claimed hundreds of lives since January and does not seem to be abating anytime soon with the onset of the rainy season, Weekly Trust findings reveal.

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

Rod 2.0

REPORTS: Nigerian Shariah Courts Release Gay "Suspects"

There are promising reports from northern Nigeria. At least two men charged under the West African's nation's extreme anti-gay law -which bans same-sex relationships and membership in pro-gay organizations-have been released by Islamic judicial authorities, acording to the Associated Press .

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Sat Apr 05, 2014

Ghanamma.com

Kidnapped Bauchi businessman freed

The command's Public Relations Officer, DSP Haruna Mohammed, confirmed this in a text message he sent to the News Agency of Nigeria.

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Tue Apr 01, 2014

Iol.co.za

Nigeria duo acquitted of gay charges

An Islamic court in northern Nigeria on Tuesday cleared two men accused of violating a ban on homosexuality, according to a court official.

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ABC News

2 Freed of Gay Charges in Nigerian Shariah Court

A Nigerian Shariah court has freed two men accused of gay sex and belonging to a homosexual club, saying the prosecution failed to prove its case.

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Mon Mar 31, 2014

Ghanamma.com

We're Praying For Suntai's Speedy Recovery For 2015 - Jonathan

FROM LEFT: GOV. ISA YUGUDA OF BAUCHI STATE; PDP NATIONAL CHAIRMAN ADAMU MUAZU; PRESIDENT GOODLUCK JONATHAN; SENATE PRESIDENT DAVID MARK AND GOV.

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Sun Mar 30, 2014

The Charlotte Observer

Nigeria's president criticizes northeast governors

BAUCHI, Nigeria President Goodluck Jonathan blamed governors in Nigeria's northeastern states for the country's Islamic uprising, saying their failure to provide social services created the climate for the insurgency that has killed more than 1,000 people so far this year.

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Nyako to Jonathan: Your govt responsible for rising terrorism in North

Adamawa State Governor, Murtala Nyako, yesterday, slammed President Goodluck Jonathan over his claim that the failure of Northern governors to provide basic education for their people was responsible for the spread of insurgency in the region.

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Towleroad

Jailed Suspected Gay Nigerian Men Released On Bail

The seven suspected gay men were imprisoned in January during the initial wave of arrests under Nigeria's vicious anti-gay law.An angry mob had called for the men's speedy convictions soon after they were detained.

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Vanguard

We will miss late Misau's wealth of experience, says son

The death of a member of the National Conference, Hamma Misau, has deprived the country of his invaluable contributions at the conference, his son, Ahaji Isa Misau, has said.

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News24

Nigeria: Governors blamed for uprising

The adoption by Kenya's parliament of a controversial bill that legalises polygamy has provoked a fierce national debate pitting modern secular values and Christianity against local traditions.

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Sat Mar 29, 2014

Ghanamma.com

Jonathan In Bauchi, Restates Commitment To Tackling Security Challenges

President Goodluck Jonathan said in Bauchi on Saturday that the Federal Government would not relent in its effort at addressing the problem of insecurity in some parts of the country.

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