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Friday Jul 25 | 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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Related Topix: Nigeria, World News, Africa, Roman Catholic Church, Religion,

Friday Jul 25 | 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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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Vanguard

Group petitions Pope over killing of Christians, burning of churches in North

A civil society organisation, International Society for Civil Liberties and the Rule of Law, has petitioned Pope Francis over the killing of Christians and burning of churches in northern Nigeria by Boko Haram and Fulani Jihadists.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

The Daily Star

'Many dead' as Boko Haram attack town in Nigeria

Red Cross personnel search for remains at the site of a Boko Haram car bomb attack in Jos, Nigeria on May 21. Photo: AP At least 18 bodies so far have been recovered from the attack, which lasted for several hours.

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Nigeriaworld

Nigeria, the survival of the armedE O EKEFor many years, Fulani...

If there is any doubt that the Nigeria state has failed, these are the evidence.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Nigeria: Govt 'Reviving' Railway System, Says Official

Nigeria's Transport Minister says the administration has allocated funds and implemented strategic plans to revitalize the country's railway system, which has been in a poor state for decades.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Nigeria: Boko Haram Death Toll Revealed

The Islamist insurgency Boko Haram in Nigeria killed at least 2,053 civilians in an estimated 95 attacks during the first half of 2014.

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Related Topix: Nigeria, World News, Africa, Charitable Organizations, Human Rights Watch

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Bangkok Post

Boko Haram chief claims Lagos, Abuja...

The head of Nigeria's Boko Haram has claimed responsibility for a bombing in the capital Abuja and an attack hours later in Lagos which the authorities tried to cover up, in a video obtained by AFP Sunday.

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

Bangkok Post

Boko Haram chief claims Lagos, Abuja...

The head of Nigeria's Boko Haram has claimed responsibility for a bombing in the capital Abuja and an attack hours later in Lagos which the authorities tried to cover up, in a video obtained by AFP Sunday.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

In-depth Africa

Religious tensions stalk Jos despite brittle peace

Sani Mudi, a Muslim leader in Jos - perhaps Nigeria's most religiously segregated city - stares out the window of the dimly lit central mosque, waiting for young men to drift in.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Globe and Mail

Homegrown jihadis: Canadians have always fought in other people's wars

Canadians seem to be shocked that Canadian citizens are fighting for al-Qaeda and its more radical rival offshoot, the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Vanguard

Journalists, visitors gain access to NFA building

Journalists and visitors on Monday in Abuja gained access to the Secretariat of the Nigeria Football Association after they were denied entry last Friday, following developments in the Nigerian football.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

Switched

More Than 60 Nigerian Girls And Women Escape Kidnappers: REPORT

In this photo taken from video by Nigeria's Boko Haram terrorist network, Monday May 12, 2014 shows their leader Abubakar Shekau speaking to the camera.

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Sat Jul 05, 2014

In-depth Africa

FIFA expresses concern over NFF, says it may suspend Nigeria after Tuesday

FIFA on Friday said it had sent a letter to the Nigeria Football Association expressing its great concern over different actions taken by the country's authorities which affect it.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

The Globe and Mail

Israel ready to assist Jordan fight insurgents

Israel's Minister of Strategic Affairs Yuval Steinitz gestures during an interview October 20, 2013 in Ottawa.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

Vanguard

Court sacks NFF

A Plateau High Court sitting in Jos on Wednesday July 2, 2014 granted an Order of Interlocutory Injunction restraining the president of the Nigeria Football Federation, Alhaji Aminu Maigari, the Executive Committee members as well as the NFF Congress from running affairs of Nigerian football forthwith pending the determination of of the Motion on ... (more)

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In-depth Africa

Reversing the trend of terror attacks on football viewing centres

There is no argument that Nigerians are coming to terms with the realities of terrorism, but what many do not know is that their seemingly safest haven may be the softest target of terrorists.

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

CBC News

At least 56 killed after car bomb explodes at Nigerian market

People gather at the scene of a car bomb explosion at the central market in Maiduguri, Nigeria, on Tuesday.

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Hispanic Business

Nigeria's Fish Production Capacity Will Boost Exportation '

He also described the sector as a viable platform to promote exportation and attract foreign investment..

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Mon Jun 30, 2014

CFR.org

Nigeria Security Tracker: Weekly Update June 21-27

Below is a visualization and description of some of the most significant incidents of political violence in Nigeria from June 21 to June 27, 2014.

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