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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.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
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.
Tribute to Malam Ahmed Abdullahi
AS perception principles go, being admired in public service for the right reasons is good politics.
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.
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.
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.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
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.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
Sat Aug 16, 2014
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.
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.
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.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Kwankwaso Warns Ribadu Against Defecting To PDP, Says Move Would Be Worst Mistake
Governor Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso of Kano State has advised former chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission , Malam Nuhu Ribadu against defecting to the Peoples' Democratic Party .
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Women, kids as suicide bombers
JUST five years ago, few believed that the alien and macabre incidence of suicide bombing was possible in Nigeria.
Performance: Presidency blasts Fashola for attacking Jonathan
B y Henry Umoru ABUJA-THE Presidency yesterday carpeted Governor Babatunde Fashola of Lagos State for accusing President Goodluck Jonathan's government of being inactive for three years, saying the governor might have been occupied in his state to know the achievements of the administration.
Ebola: FG turns back corpse flown in from Egypt
Aviation Authorities, Wednesday night, turned back a corpse flown into the country from Egypt at the Malam Aminu Kano International Airport.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
International Business Times
DFAT Warns Against Travel To Nigeria
Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau speaks at an unknown location in this still image taken from an undated video released by Nigerian Islamist rebel group Boko Haram.
Female suicide bombers in Nigeria fuel speculation about kidnapped girls
A string of suicide bombings by young women in northern Nigeria are stoking fear and prompting speculation that Boko Haram may be indoctrinating or coercing its kidnapping victims into radical Islam.
Female suicide bombers: Dealing with the emerging trend
By ACP Frank Mba IN modern history, female suicide bombers have earned dubious honour of becoming more news-worthy than their male counterparts following the widespread belief that women are naturally not wicked, non-violent, motherly and weak to take such deadly task of committing suicide bombing.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Fear of female suicide bombers beginning of wisdom
MIA BLOOM, a professor of security studies at the University of Massachusetts, Lowell, and the author of "Bombshell: Women and Terror" and "Dying to Kill: The Allure of Suicide Terror", in this piece for Washington Post argues that female suicide bombers are not a new phenomenon There were four suicide bombing attacks by young women in Kano, ... (more)
EFCC arrests 2 bank managers over N661m fraud
By Soni Daniel The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has arrested two Union Bank of Nigeria managers for allegedly stealing the sum of N661million from the bank.