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Yesterday | Suria

Nigeria turns to beauty spots to revive...

Birdwatchers often go to extreme lengths to spot a rare species, even travelling to the westernmost of Alaska's Aleutian islands.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Catholic World News

Nigerian archbishop shuns suggestions for security guards, despite terror threat

Archbishop Ignatius Kaigama of Jos, Nigeria, has said that despite the dangers posed by Boko Haram terrorism, he does not have, or want, a personal security detail.

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Related Topix: Nigeria, World News, Roman Catholic Church, Religion

Wed Aug 27, 2014

DFW Catholic

Augustinians Celebrate 75 Years in Nigeria

The Order of St. Augustine, in the liturgical memorial of its spiritual father,August 28,remembers with particular attention its continued presence in Nigeria for 75 years and does so with a Eucharistic celebration in Jos, Plateau State,presided by the Archbishop of Jos, Mgr.

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Courthouse News Service

Nigerian Oil Blaze Case May not Pass Muster

Slamming a group of Nigerians for copying their $5 billion lawsuit against Chevron over a weeks-long oil blaze "almost verbatim from the original complaint," a federal judge warned that he may dismiss the case with prejudice.

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Related Topix: Chevron Corporation, Energy, Oil & Gas, Nigeria, World News, Explosion

Sun Aug 24, 2014

In-depth Africa

NBC: Nigeria 'll meet ITU's June deadline

N igeria's broadcast sector regulator, the National Broadcasting Commission , has assured that the country will meet the next June next deadline set by the International Telecommunications Union for television stations in Africa to migrate from analogue broadcasting to digital terrestrial television , adding that the date remained sacrosanct.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

DFW Catholic

Boko Haram kidnap dozens in attack on village

Maiduguri, Nigeria, Aug 23, 2014 / 03:37 pm .- Locals in Baga, Nigeria say the town is one of the latest targets of Boko Haram's attacks, while a group of soldiers say they will not fight the militants until they have more adequate equipment.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

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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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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