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Yesterday | The Daily Star

Boko Haram seizes villages, towns in Nigeria

Internally Displaced People receiving food in Madagali camp in Nigeria's northeastern Adamawa State August 21, 2014.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Nigeria: Doctors End Strike, Resume Work Today

AFTER much intrigues, the Nigerian Medical Association has called off its eight-week-old industrial action, which started on July 1, saying the decision was in response to ongoing concerns about the Ebola Virus Disease and related issues.

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Daily Times

Boko Haram proclaims - caliphate' in Nigeria town : August 24, 2014,

KANO, Nigeria Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau said he has created an 'caliphate' in a northeast Nigeria town seized by the insurgents earlier this month, in a video obtained by AFP on Sunday.

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The Straits Times

Boko Haram leader proclaims 'Islamic caliphate' in Nigeria town: new video

A screengrab taken on Sunday, Aug 24, 2014 from a video released by Nigerian Islamist extremist group Boko Haram shows the leader of the group Abubakar Shekau delivering a speech at an undisclosed location.

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In-depth Africa

Abba Yola faults minister's insistence on NFF poll

Former Kano Pillars chairman, Abba Yola, has questioned the desperation of the country's sports minister to support a "faulty" process leading to elections to the executive committee of the Nigeria Football Federation.

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Vanguard

2015: Why Jonathan should run with Sambo - Senator Braimoh

Senator Yisa Braimoh has been a recurring decimal in the nation's political arena since the ill-fated third republic.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

In-depth Africa

Watch out for bombers in Catholic Sisters' regalia- DSS

The Department of State Security has called on members of the public to be on the look out for female suicide bombers they may disguise in the traditional Catholic Sisters' regalia to bomb some unsuspecting targets.

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In-depth Africa

Female Suicide Bombing: SSS Reports 13 Catholic Sisters' Attires Stolen

The Department of State Service, DSS has raised the alarm that at least 13 pieces of Reverend Sisters' regalia of the Catholic Church have been stolen from a shop in Kano state purportedly for suicide bombing.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

CBS News

Inside the Kano Emirate

The Emirate of Kano is part of the Sokoto Caliphate, one of the great Islamic empires that dotted the Sahel, profiting from caravan routes connecting Africa's interior with its Mediterranean coast.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Daily Star

Boko Haram 'takes over' another Nigeria town: official

KANO, Nigeria: Boko Haram Islamists have taken control of the town of Buni Yadi in Nigeria's northern Yobe state, occupying a government building with no military personnel left on the ground, witnesses and an official said Thursday.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

In-depth Africa

Kano 2015: Why Risqua is the man

In this knowledge-driven and youth-oriented world, the greatest treasure of a people is to have a leader who is in sync with modernity to lead it to the utopian world of progress.

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Vanguard

Tribute to Malam Ahmed Abdullahi

AS perception principles go, being admired in public service for the right reasons is good politics.

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Vanguard

Why I left APC; I won't taunt my friends -Ribadu

Former chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, and until recently All Progressives Congress, APC, chieftain, Mallam Nuhu Ribadu has said that he would not taunt his former associates in the APC such as Governors Rotimi Amaechi and Rabiu Kwankwanso.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

New York Daily News

Bronx-born pilot missing in Africa

Bill Fitzpatrick has been missing since June 22, according to relatives. His family is asking the U.S. government to step up efforts to find the nature-loving aviator.

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Related Topix: Civil Aircraft, Aircraft, Cessna 172, Cessna Aircraft, Nigeria, World News, Ridgefield, CT

CBC News

Ebola outbreak: Africans understandably wary about promised cures

New concerns that the Ebola outbreak in West Africa is much worse than reported are adding to the global pressure to find a solution - even if that means testing unproven drugs on desperate Africans.

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Related Topix: Spain, World News, Nigeria, Africa, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Food and Drug Administration

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Vanguard

Drama in NFA as Maigari, Umeh claim chairmanship position

BY JUDE OPARA, Abuja There was a mild drama yesterday at the secretariat of the Nigeria Football Federation as the impeached president of the NFF, Alhaji Aminu Maigari who was reinstated to his position last Friday by the Minister and Chairman of the National Sports Commission , Dr. Tamuno Danagogo resumed in his office.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Los Angeles Times

The road from beggar to Islamist militant in Nigeria

Children read from the Koran in a classroom in the northeastern Nigerian city of Maiduguri.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

Vanguard

Confab: Why we initially opposed final report - Professor Yadudu

By UMORU HENRY & Levinus Nwabughiogu Auwalu Yadudu is a constitutional lawyer, professor of law and teacher at Bayero University, Kano.

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In-depth Africa

Osun poll: What next for APC?

For a politician whose credibility is in doubt, and whose principles and values are in contention, the performance of Iyiola Omisore, the Peoples Democratic Party candidate in the recent Osun governorship poll, must worry both the All Progressives Congress and other political analysts.

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Related Topix: Nigeria, World News, Goodluck Jonathan

Jacksonville Daily News

Area woman aims to spread word about son-in-law missing in West Africa

Annette Myers of Cape Carteret works from the East Coast to help her daughter on the West Coast spread the word about a family member missing in another country.

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