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State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki said there are credible reports that Venezuela threatened the governments of Aruba, the Netherlands and others to force the release of former military intelligence chief Hugo Carvajal .
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THE appointment of educationist and former Governor of Kano state, Mallam Ibrahim Shekarau, as the new minister of education has no doubt made immediate impact.
KATSINA: A female suicide bomber killed several people in northern Nigeria's Kano city on Monday, witnesses said, after weekend violence blamed on Boko Haram forced authorities to cancel festivities marking a major Muslim holiday.
Following the rehabilitation of the railway by the Federal Government 30 years after it was abandoned, the Nigerian Railway Corporation resorted to the refurbishment of old rolling stocks to return to tracks.
Five persons died yesterday in Kano when suspected insurgents hurled explosives from the window of a school at a church building as worshippers were leaving after a mass.
The Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi, on Saturday paid N3 million at the Central Prisons, Kano, to secure freedom for 11 inmates of the prison.
A year after Zimbabwe held its elections, thousands continue to live under dire situations as the country's unemployment crisis persists.
President Goodluck Jonathan said calamity would have befallen Nigeria if former Head of State, Muhammadu Buhari and Islamic scholar, Sheik Dahiru Bauchi, were killed in the July 23 bomb attacks in Kaduna.
The Nigerian Islamist extremist group Boko Haram appears in a video, voicing support for militants in Iraq and Syria.
You need to be close to President Goodluck Jonathan to understand him. But understanding a man is not the same as understanding his circumstance .
Since the late 1950s when crude oil was first discovered in Nigeria, it has become the core of the nation's economy.
The Minister of Finance, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, on Thursday commended the progress made so far in the construction of the Federal Capital Territory's rail projects.
As Nigeria's insurgency becomes more violent, political and far-reaching, Nigerian forces are increasing security ahead Eid al-Fitr, the Muslim celebration marking the end of Ramadan, according to Emmanuel Okeh, a spokesman for the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps.
Updated: Tue Jul 29, 2014 12:17 am
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