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23 min ago | 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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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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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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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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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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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

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'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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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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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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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

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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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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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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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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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Nigeria: Nigeria Doctors' Strike Threatens HIV/Aids Care

Nearly a month into a nationwide doctor's strike, HIV/AIDS patients in some parts of northern Nigeria say health care is rapidly declining, and they have become largely dependent upon foreign aid organizations.

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More international observers going to MH17 crash site

Human remains are being found amid the debris by international observers at the crash scene in eastern Ukraine.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

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Nigeria: Sheikh's Son, 10 Others Killed as Troops Fire on Shiite Muslim Procession

Nigerian Shiite Muslims have accused Nigerian troops of killing 11 of their members and injuring 40 others in a clash between the group and soldiers in Zaria on Friday.

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Kaduna blast shows nobody is safe, says Anglican primate

The Primate of the Anglican Church, Most Rev. Nicholas Okoh, yesterday said that despite the devastating effect of Wednesday bomb blasts in Kaduna, it has its positive aspect, which is a signal that nobody is safe irrespective of his religion and ethnicity.

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Soldiers, Shi'ite Muslims Clash in Zaria leaves Four Dead

At least four persons have been reported dead after the clash between soldiers and adherents of the Islamic Shiite Movement at Sabon Gari, in the northern Nigerian city of Kaduna State today.

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