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Sunday | In-depth Africa

Fomer President Obasanjo Visits Son in Jos

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, Saturday visited his son, Lt Colonel Adeboye Obasanjo, in his private residence along Wase Road, Jos Plateau State. The junior Obasanjo, who has just recuperated from an injury he sustained during a military campaign to recover Michika from Boko Haram terrorist group in Adamawa State, left the hospital for his father's residence in Jos on Thursday afternoon after he was certified fit for discharge by his doctor.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Vanguard

Institute to release new wheat varieties in December

The Lake Chad Research Institute in Maiduguri says it will release two new wheat varieties that can yield six tonnes of wheat per hectare in December. The improved varieties have been proven to garner more yields per hectare compared to the one-tonne yield per hectare of the conventional wheat seeds in the country.

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Tue Sep 02, 2014

Times of Oman

Nigeria turns to beauty spots to revive tourism

A picture taken on June 5, 2014 shows the office of the Amurum Forest Reserve, where undulating rock formations surround a savannah dominated by lush and tall grass in Jos, Plateau State.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

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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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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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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