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12 hrs ago | 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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16 hrs ago | AlertNet

Nigerian state says most abducted schoolgirls still missing

Boys sit in front of a pile of mattresses at LEA primary school Bondon, Kaura local government Kaduna State March 20, 2014.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Ghanamma.com

Military lied about schoolgirls' rescue - Principal, parents

The Principal of the secondary school in Chibok, Borno State where over 100 girls were abducted by Boko Haram insurgents has described as false, the claim by the Defence Headquarters that only eight of the pupils had yet to regain their freedom.

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WATE-TV Knoxville

Nigerians search unsafe forest for abducted girls

Call it the year of the baby: Chelsea Clinton and her husband, Marc Mezvinsky, are expecting their first child later this year.

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KFVS12

Nigeria: Fate of 115 abducted girls unknown

The government's latest report card on food poisoning shows a dip in salmonella cases but an increase in illnesses from bacteria in raw shellfish.

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News24

Nigeria: 100+ kidnapped students freed

African Union Commission Chairperson Nkosazana-Zuma has reportedly called on AU member states to sing the Union's anthem alongside their national hymns at all official functions.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Sydney Morning Herald

World News Update, what you need to know

South Korean rescuers and dive teams have worked frantically under floodlights as fears rise for nearly 300 people missing after a ferry sank with 475 on board.

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Ghanamma.com

Gunmen kill 18 traders on Borno highway

There seems to be no end in sight to the Boko Haram insurgency as gunmen, believed to be members of the sect, have ambushed and killed 18 traders returning from a local market in Borno State.

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AllAfrica.com

Nigeria: Boko Haram Kills Borno Monarch, 19 Others in Fresh Attacks

About 20 villagers including a monarch were killed after gunmen, suspected to be Boko Haram terrorists, attacked two villages in different parts of Borno state on Tuesday night and Wednesday morning, security sources and witnesses said.

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KSFY

As many as 200 girls abducted by Boko Haram, Nigerian officials say

As many as 200 girls were abducted from their boarding school in northeastern Nigeria by heavily armed Boko Haram Islamists who arrived in trucks, vans and buses, officials and witnesses said.

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India Talkies

20 killed in Nigerian attacks - Indiatalkies.com

Abuja, April 16: At least 20 people were killed in attacks launched by gunmen in two Nigerian villages, local media reported Wednesday citing witnesses and security sources.

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Ghanamma.com

Boko Haram: Borno Deputy Gov. Urges Military To Redouble Efforts

The Borno State Deputy Governor, Alhaji Zannah Mustapha, on Tuesday urged the military to redouble efforts in ending the Boko Haram menace for peace to reign in the country.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Rediff.com

LIVE! Ukraine on the brink as troops take on rebels

Ukrainian government forces launched their first significant military action in the east of the country on Tuesday, clashing with about 30 pro-Russian gunmen at a provincial airfield and heightening fears that the standoff could escalate into a major armed conflict.

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USA Today

Suspected extremists kidnap 100 girls in Nigeria

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The Nation

Suspected Islamist rebels abduct over 100 Nigeria schoolgirls

For news details visit : http://www.nation.com.pk/national/15-Apr-2014/suspected-islamist-rebels-abduct-over-100-nigeria-schoolgirls For news details Read on : Suspected Islamist rebels abduct over 100 Nigeria schoolgirls MAIDUGURI, Nigeria- Suspected Islamist insurgents have abducted more than 100 female students from a secondary school in ... (more)

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Al Jazeera

Armed men kidnap schoolgirls in Nigeria

More than 100 students of secondary school in Chibok in Borno state abducted, a day after a deadly bombing in Abuja.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Vanguard

Stop deceiving the electorate, banker advises politicians

A BANKER and House of Representatives aspirant on the platform of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Borno State, Alhaji Mohammed Bukar has promised to address the twin issues of poverty and insecurity if elected in 2015.

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AllAfrica.com

Nigeria: 37 Killed in Borno Weekend Attacks

Residents and security sources said suspected members of the Boko Haram sect stormed Ngoshe Sama village in Gwoza LGA Saturday night and committed the mayhem.

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AlertNet

Nigeria Islamists kill 68 in two village attacks - witnesses

People displaced by violence and unrest due to an insurgency by Boko Haram, who want to carve a breakaway Islamic state out of largely Muslim northern Nigeria, are seen in this Feb 18, 2014 archive photo.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

Rediff.com

Live! Now ex-Coal Secretary Parekh embarrasses PM

After former media advisor Sanjaya Baru's embarrassing revelations about Dr Manmohan Singh as the PM, a former coal secretary PC Parakh has penned a tell-all book which he says that Dr Singh was was heading a government in which he had "little" political authority.

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