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17 min ago | In-depth Africa

Nigeria: Who is afraid of General Muhammadu Buhari?

The attempt to snuff life out of one of Nigeria's most revered former Head of State, General Muhammadu Buhari, in a fiendish operation which would have passed for a routine Boko Haram attack if their hand had performed their enterprise, would have thrown Nigeria in turmoil of unimaginable proportions as President Jonathan submitted days ago.

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4 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

Nigeria opens long-awaited battle of ideas against Boko Haram

In classrooms facing a sandy courtyard in the northern Nigerian city of Kaduna, Maska Road Islamic School teaches a creed that condemns the violent ideology of groups like Boko Haram .

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5 hrs ago | Vanguard

Jonathan, Tambuwal, Okonjo-Iweala, others condole with El Rufai over son's death

A buja - President Goodluck Jonathan has commiserated with former Minister of Federal Capital Territory, Malam Nasir el-Rufai, over the death of his son, Hamza.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

In-depth Africa

Stop linking FG with bomb attack on Buhari -Col Umar

Former military Governor of Kaduna State, Colonel Abubakar Dangiwa Umar has told loyalists of former Military Head of State, General Muhammadu Buhari to stop linking the Federal Government with the foiled bomb attack on Buhari.

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Vanguard

Could we have been celebrating if Buhari had been felled - APC

The All Progressives Congress has congratulated the Muslim faithful on the occasion of this year's Eid-El-Fitr celebrations marking the successful conclusion of the month-long period of fasting.

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In-depth Africa

Buhari: Asari-Dokubo speaking Jonathan's mind, says Rep

Ex-militant leader Asari Dokubo who hurled insults at former Head of State Gen. Muhammadu Buhari over the Kaduna is speaking President Goodluck Jonathan's mind, Deputy House of Representative Minority Leader, Suleiman Kawu said yesterday.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

In-depth Africa

El-Zakzakya Tears of father who lost three kids

Last Friday's alleged attacks on members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, popularly known as Shiite, by men of the Army in Zaria has come and gone, but the effect of the killings will certainly remain indelible in the heart of the leader of the movement, Sheik Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, writes ABDULGAFAR ALABELEWE He cannot just forget it in a hurry.

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CFR.org

Nigeria Security Tracker: Weekly Update July 19 - July 25

Below is a visualization and description of some of the most significant incidents of political violence in Nigeria from July 11 to July 18, 2014.

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Vanguard

Bakare wants FG to apologise to Boko Haram over killing of leader

Lagos-CONVENER of the Save Nigeria Group, SNG, Pastor Tunde Bakare, has said one of the ways to end Boko Haram insurgency is for the Federal Government to apologise to members of the sect over the murder of their leader, Mohammed Yusuf, in 2009.

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New Vision

Second attack by female suicide bomber injures 6 in Nigeria

NIGERIA, Kaduna : The body of a suicide bomber lies beside a damaged vehicle at the scene where a bomb exploded in Kaduna on July 23, 2014.

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AllAfrica.com

Nigeria: Govt Orders 40 Attack Helicopters From U.S., Russia to Fight Terrorism

In its determination to eliminate terrorism and smoke out Boko Haram members from their hide outs in parts of the North East and North West, the Federal Government has ordered 40 attack and transport helicopters from the United States of America and Russia.

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AllAfrica.com

Nigeria: "Missing" Oil Revenue - Between Sanusi and the Senate

When the former Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria and now Emir of Kano, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, initially disclosed that $49.8b was not remitted to the federation Account by the Nigerian National Petroleum Company , many Nigerians, so used to the corruption of top government officials in times past and present, were aghast and lent their voice to ... (more)

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

In-depth Africa

'Soldiers hid in sugarcane farm to kill my men'

The bodies were displayed on the floor, in wooden caskets. They were surrounded by men who two days earlier had no inkling that they could be dead.

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In-depth Africa

Kaduna blast: NEMA donates 100 beds

National Emergency Management Agency , at the weekend, donated 100 pieces of eight-spring beds, mattresses and blankets each to 44 Army Reference Hospital, Kaduna, as part of its response to last Wednesday's twin bombing in Kaduna.

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In-depth Africa

Nigeria would have been in turmoil if Buhari was killed- Jonathan

President Goodluck Jonathan on Sunday said the country would have been in turmoil if former Head of State, Muhammadu Buhari and top Islamic preacher, Sheik Dahiru Bauchi have been killed in the recent terrorists attack in Kaduna.

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Vanguard

Kaduna bombing: Sallah durbar cancelled

The Zazzau Emirate Council in Kaduna State, on Saturday announced the cancellation of Eid-El-Fitr durbar and all other festivities in honour of victims of the dual bomb blast that rocked Kaduna metropolis.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Age

Boko Haram execute 12 in northern Nigeria

The Nigerian Islamist extremist group Boko Haram appears in a video, voicing support for militants in Iraq and Syria.

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Xinhuanet

Nigeria says open to negotiations to free abducted Chibok schoolgirls

Nigeria's Permanent Representative to the UN, Joy Ogwu, says the country is still open to negotiation to secure the release of over 200 schoolgirls abducted in April.

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Vanguard

Kaduna bomb attack on Buhari: A failed attempt by APC to launder image-PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party has advised APC leadership to consider looking inwards, if they believe the July 23 bomb attack on retired Gen.

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Vanguard

Army investigating alleged killing of El-Zazzakey's followers - Spokesman

The Nigerian Army is investigating the alleged killing of some members of Islamic Movement of Nigeria in Zaria, Kaduna State, on Friday, an official said.

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