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2 hrs ago | SFGate

News of the day From Across the Globe, July 29

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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10 hrs ago | KAUZ

3 female suicide bomber kill several in Nigeria

After more than six weeks of sometimes testy talks, House and Senate negotiators have agreed on a compromise plan to fix a veterans health program scandalized by long patient wait times and falsified records... A bipartisan deal to improve veterans' health care would authorize at least $17 billion to fix the health program scandalized by long ... (more)

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13 hrs ago | Vanguard

Education initiatives and fight against insecurity

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.

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17 hrs ago | The Peninsula

'Suicide bomb' kills several people in Nigeria's Kano

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.

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18 hrs ago | In-depth Africa

Sultan to insurgents: end your killings

A section of the Muslim Ummah in Nigeria yesterday marked Eid el Fitir the end of Islamic month of Ramadan with prayers after the 30-day fasting period.

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22 hrs ago | 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

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Modern rail: Nigeria Railways bids to sustain N4bn investment

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.

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In-depth Africa

Man loses dad, wife, maid in Kano bombing as 30 die in Adamawa

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.

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Eid-El-Fitr:Sanusi urges Muslims to imbibe spirit of tolerance

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.

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.com | Nigerian city of Kano cancels Eid festivities

A year after Zimbabwe held its elections, thousands continue to live under dire situations as the country's unemployment crisis persists.

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Calamity would have befallen Nigeria if Buhari, Bauchi were killed, says Jonathan

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.

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Five police injured foiling female suicide bomber in Kano

A female suicide bomber blew herself up outside a university in Kano, northern Nigeria's largest city, after they prevented her from carrying out an attack, injuring five officers, police said.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Sydney Morning Herald

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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The Chibok Abductions: The thief in President Jonathan's life

You need to be close to President Goodluck Jonathan to understand him. But understanding a man is not the same as understanding his circumstance .

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In-depth Africa

Bomb Blast: Group commends doctors for patriotism

A non governmental organization , under the aegis of Health Initiative Forum , yesterday in Kano, commended Resident Doctors in Kano and Kaduna states who voluntarily went back to work following the bomb blasts that rocked the two ancient cities.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

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Once oil dries up, some states will not survive - Abonta

Since the late 1950s when crude oil was first discovered in Nigeria, it has become the core of the nation's economy.

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In-depth Africa

Okonjo-Iweala lauds FG's rail projects

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.

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KHOU-TV Houston

Nigeria beefs up security ahead of Ramadan feast

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.

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Making Health Insurance Affordable to 'Average' Nigerians

To make health care accessible and affordable to all Nigerians, the World Health Organisation , the World Bank and other experts recommend among other things: mandatory and publicly subsidized health insurance scheme even as the National Health Insurance Scheme in partnership with MTN Nigeria and Salt & Einstein MTS have rolled out a cheap mobile ... (more)

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In-depth Africa

Nigerian Newspapers: 10 things you need to know this Friday morning

Good morning! Here are 10 things you need to know this morning: 1. An Improvised Explosive Device, IED, went off at the New Road Motor Park in Kano on Thursday, killing five people, while eight others were left injured.

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