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2 hrs ago | In-depth Africa

How South African Immigration officials hate on Nigerians

A travel agent narrates how her client was disrespected, illegally held in a cell and deported from South Africa after arriving the country yesterday April 18thbecause according to SA immigration, the man hadn't paid for his hotel reservation.

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6 hrs ago | Greenwich Citizen

Islamic militants claim this week's Nigeria blast

Damaged buses are seen at the scene of an explosion at a bus park in Abuja, Nigeria, Monday, April.

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8 hrs ago | KHGI

Nigeria preacher: Healer or controversial leader?

It's Sunday, and 15,000 people are seated in the enormous arena-like church, fanning themselves against the dusty humid air in Nigeria.

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12 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

Nigeria: Insurgency - Jonathan, PDP Seeking Political Gains, Says APC

The All Progressives Congress has accused President Goodluck Jonathan and the Peoples Democratic Party of politicizing Nigeria's security by engaging in outright deception to exclude APC Governors from the meeting the President himself had called for Thursday to discuss the security situation in the country.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

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Genevieve Nnaji speaks on Half of a Yellow Sun

Top Nollywood actress, Genevieve Nnaji, who's known to have played lead roles in many block-bluster movies, does not think the role she played in the film adaptation of Chimamanda Adichie's Half of a Yellow Sun, was as challenging as her previous roles in movies.

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EASTER: Clergies task Nigerians to pray for peace

Christian faithful in Nigeria joined their counterpart worldwide to celebrate the passion and death of Jesus Christ on Good Friday.

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Nigerian filmmakers seek tie-ups with Indians to take on Hollywood

Accra -, April 18 - Nigeria, one of Africa's largest nations and its most populous, is keen to collaborate with the over $2-billion Indian film industry to promote better understanding between the two countries and provide competition to Hollywood.

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French auto giant to begin local vehicle assembly operations in Nigeria

French automobile manufacturer, CFAO Automotive Group, on Thursday in Abuja said it was making necessary logistic arrangements to begin vehicle assembly operations in the country.

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AllAfrica.com

Africa: "Nigeria, Africa's Fastest Growing Aviation Business"

Nigerian has become the fastest growing aviation business in Africa with more new and pre-owned aircraft delivery than South Africa as at 2013.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Ghanamma.com

Okoku raises funds for Greater Tomorrow Foundation

The dream of former Green Eagles midfielder Paul Okoku to put smile on the faces of less-privileged children in the society got a big boost on Thursday when the Greater Tomorrow Foundation was launched in Abuja.

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Tourism companies contribute N32bn to market capitalisation -Onyema

The Chief Executive Officer, Nigerian Stock Exchange, Mr. Oscar Onyema, has said listed companies in the tourism sector have contributed N32bn to the market capitalisation of listed equities.

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Confab: What Muslims delegates should do - Clerics speak (2) Want...

A lthough the Nigeria Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs is representing Muslims' interest at the conference, as affirmed by Prof.

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Ghanamma.com

Woman accuses Lagos DPO of rape

A 31-year-old cook, Idowu Akinwunmi, has narrated how the Divisional Police Officer in charge of Onikan Station, SP Adekunle Awe, allegedly raped, extorted and threatened her life.

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HID Awolowo, Tinubu, Osoba, others seek Yoruba unity

Widow of the late Chief Obafemi Awolowo, fondly called Awo, Chief H.I.D Awolowo, among others, on Thursday urged current generation of leaders to emulate the virtues of the late former Premier of the defunct Western Region.

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Nigerian museum 'X-rays' Anatsui at 70

To mark the 70th birthday of one of Africa's most accomplished living artists, a Lagos museum chose to focus on pretty much anything but El Anatsui's globally renowned work.

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What We're Reading This Weekend: Tales of Modern Women

Brain of Fire: My Month of Madness by Susannah Cahalan, Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie and Listen to the Squawking Chicken by Elaine Lui One can argue it's never been a better time to be a woman, but that doesn't make it any easier.

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I don't have worthy siblings/family - Tonto

VOLATILE and controversial Nollywood diva, Tonto Dikeh's wild streak is becoming strongly legendary and it doesn't look like the actress has any shortcoming about it.

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Teju Cole's tremendous first novel

There's a moment early in Every Day is for the Thief when the narrator-a Nigerian native who recently returned home for the i rst time in more than a decade-spies a woman on a Lagos minibus reading a novel by Michael Ondaatje.

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Muslim-Muslim ticket is political arrogance

THE rumour has been making the rounds that the All Progressives Congress, APC, is plotting to unfold a presidential ticket made up of a Muslim for President and another Muslim for Vice President in the impending 2015 elections.

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Clearance procedures in Nigerian ports still primitive - NSC boss

The Executive Secretary, Nigerian Shippers' Council, NSC Mr. Hassan Bello has said that despite several indicators of Nigerian ports' performance and efficiency, clearance procedures are yet to meet up with basic technological advancement.

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