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10 hrs ago | In-depth Africa

NFC partners UN on gender equity

IN a bid to expand mutual understanding, develop joint projects and promote the advancement of the rights and opportunities of women using the film medium, the Nigerian Film Corporation has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and Empowerment of Women .

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14 hrs ago | Vanguard

Re: This beauty that makes me sad

By Muyiwa Adetiba A couple of weeks ago, I wrote an article captioned 'This beauty that makes me sad'.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Switched

Boko Haram Kidnap Dozens Of Boys In Northeast Nigeria: Witnesses

Suspected Islamist Boko Haram fighters have abducted dozens of boys and men in a raid on a remote village in northeast Nigeria, loading them onto trucks and driving them off, witnesses who fled the violence said on Friday.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

In-depth Africa

Nigeria: we'll battle Ebola to stand still, says Jonathan

Nigeria took a stand yesterday to battle the Ebola disease at a special presidential meeting convened by President Goodluck Jonathan.

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In-depth Africa

Eliot Ukoh: The North and a failed attempt to frustrate Jonathan

Nigerians are amused to no end once again as a section of the northern elite who despise president Jonathan passionately, have once more embarked on their usual campaign for Jonathan, albeit unwittingly, as usual.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Nigeria: FG Commences Remodelling of Railway Stations Nationwide

Disclosing this in Abuja during a visit of the body of Permanent Secretaries, Minister of Transport, Senator Idris Umar said that the Federal Ministry of Transportation is focused on its mandate particularly in respect of the country's railway system.

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Sun Aug 03, 2014

In-depth Africa

Workers to govt: revive steel industry

T he Iron and Steel Senior Staff Association of Nigeria has said the death of the steel industry in the country has aggravated its unemployment problem.

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Fri Aug 01, 2014

In-depth Africa

Jackboot Democracy

A DECADE and a half after Nigeria returned to democratic rule, the people are still reeling under the jackboot of soldiers across the country.

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War Is A Crime

Bring Back Our Girls ---

In the 1970s and 1980s, at the height of Nigeria's post-oil-discovery wealth and power, Nigerians could walk the streets of the major northern cities of Kaduna, Jos, Kano and Maiduguri without a concern, unhurried and unharmed.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

DFW Catholic

Violence in Nigeria has 'no boundaries' now, archbishop says

Rome, Italy, Jul 25, 2014 / 12:33 pm .- In wake of two bombings this week in Nigeria, targeting both an Islamic scholar and a senior politician, Archbishop Ignatius Kaigama has called for greater proactive efforts to identify all violent groups.

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In-depth Africa

Police Boss Abubakar Set To Retires

Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Abubakar, is set to retire as there are no indications that President Goodluck Jonathan would extend his tenure.

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