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  1. Why Nigeria's restive oil region will only accept JonathanRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

    ... 1960, Nigeria has been ruled by two Christian Igbo easterners, a Middle Belt minority military ruler, two northern Fulani generals, two southwestern Yoruba rulers, a Hausa northern general, a Kanuri northeastern general and a Fulani civilian. The ...

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  2. West Africa: Africable Announces First Hybrid Platform DTT/DTH in West AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    DTT services in Africa are only available in urban areas, apart from a few exceptions. Deploying DTT in large rural areas is expensive, time consuming to install and not necessarily profitable.

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  3. Court declines to nullify confab reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Vanguard

    The Abuja Division of the Federal High Court, yesterday, refused to void the outcome of the National Conference that was held in Abuja last year. The conference which was took place at the National Judicial Institute, NJI, in Abuja, was inaugurated by President Goodluck Jonathan on March 17. It ended on August 14, 2014, after the participants, consisting of about 492 delegates that represented a cross-section of Nigerians, including professional bodies, produced and submitted a draft final reporta Z that was drawn from reports of 20 committees that were set up during the conference.

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  4. Religion news in briefRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Monterey County Herald

    ... the church website, Sortor works with a child sponsorship ministry and recently opened a school for the children of Fulani herdsmen, who are Muslim. The Rev. Brenda Young, lead pastor with Cornerstone Free Methodist Church in Akron, Ohio, says she's ...

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  5. American Missionary Kidnapped in NigeriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | KBTX-TV Bryan

    ... the church website, Sortor works with a child sponsorship ministry and recently opened a school for the children of Fulani herdsmen, who are Muslim. The Rev. Brenda Young, lead pastor with Cornerstone Free Methodist Church in Akron, Ohio, says she's ...

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  6. US missionary kidnapped in NigeriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Stuff.co.nz

    ... in Seattle identified her as an alumna. According to the church website, Sortor developed a close affinity with the Fulani people - semi-nomadic herdsmen - and had helped open schools for their children. In a recent newsletter, she reported her joy ...

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  7. US church says missionary kidnapped from Nigerian compoundRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | CBS 3 Springfield

    ... a child sponsorship program in more than 30 countries; and recently opened a school for the children of nomadic Fulani herdsmen, who are Muslim. Brenda Young, lead pastor with Cornerstone Free Methodist Church in Akron, Ohio, said she has been ...

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  8. Boko Haram targets region where powerful empire once reignedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | The Peninsula

    ... repelled by the em Some experts say this bitter history still strains relations between the Kanuri and the Hausa and Fulani ethnic groups that dominate the rest of northern Nigeria. But it also complicates efforts to understand the recent rhetoric ...

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  9. The forces against BuhariRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | Vanguard

    By Muyiwa Adetiba I got a call from a close friend the other day that left me speechless. He had expressed the thoughts that he was wary of a Buhari presidency because of the fear of Islamisation.

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  10. Is Nigeria about to explode?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | The Hill

    ... viable oil reserves and when the high price of oil returns, you will see an extreme amount of exploration. The Hausa-Fulani control this segment and they have no ideas of sharing it. Besides the other major groups, the bordering nations of Chad, ...

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  11. We Must Be Ready To Rally Around The President Even If He Makes MistakesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 14 | Ghanamma.com

    Jigawa State Governor Sule Lamido has urged Nigerians to support President Goodluck Jonathan despite his shortcomings, as those lapses were part of a national healing process. He also brought the attention of the people of the country to the tension during the 2007 election when all the candidates were supposed to be brothers from the same region, showing how hungry some people are for power.

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  12. Warring Communities In Plateau Agree To Ceasefire, Purchase Food Items For VictimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 9 | Ghanamma.com

    In a step widely applauded as exemplary, the warring Fulani and Mwaghavul communities in Mangu, Plateau, have reconciled their differences and contributed food items for victims of the recent violence in the state. The violence broke out between the two communities in January, leading to loss of lives as well as destruction of properties.

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  13. An Election Postponed in NigeriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 9 | New Yorker

    ... intensifying Boko Haram insurgency and seemed not to think much of it. The northeast was the domain of the Hausa and Fulani groups, and, particularly because northeastern politicians were widely believed to be involved in Boko Haram's creation and ...

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  14. Nigeria elections: Mapping a nation dividedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 8 | BBC News

    ... political map. Nigeria's 160 million population is also divided among numerous ethno-linguistic groups. The Hausa-Fulani people, based in the north are mostly Muslims. The Yorubas of the south-west are split between Muslims and Christians and the ...

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  15. Nigeria at cross road, to vote or not to voteE O EkeRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 7 | Nigeriaworld

    ... presidential elections. They started attacking churches and Igbos and northern leaders kept quiet. At the same time, Fulani herdsmen stepped up their attacking of minority groups in the north, who are mainly Christians and the northern leaders were ...

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  16. Nigeria is Headed down the Road to DisasterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 4 | Black Voice News

    ... oil reserves and when the high price of oil returns, you will see an extreme amount of exploration. The Hausa - Fulani control this segment and they have plan of sharing it. Besides, the other major groups, the bordering nations of Chad, Niger and ...

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  17. Our three-way-change agenda for Nigeria - BuhariRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 31 | Vanguard

    Venue was Samuel Ogbumudia Stadium, Benin-City and the event was the presidential campaign rally of the All Progressives Congress, APC, that sprawled to Edo state. Ordinarily, nothing would have made the rally flashy as the mammoth crowd, which defined it, has become a phenomenon since the political campaigns came on stream almost a month ago.

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  18. Victory for Public Health in NigeriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | Ms. Magazine

    ... the success of our advocacy, the challenges of implementation are just beginning. Photo of Nigerian girls from Fulani ethnolinguistic group by Flickr user Jeremy Weate under license from Creative Commons 2.0 Theresa Kaka Effa is the Nigeria Country ...

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  19. Kill PDP before it kills all of us, Buhari charges NigeriansRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | Vanguard

    ... anything in four years. I have told Rivers people, Eleme Petro chemical in Rivers State, NAFCON, were done by Hausa-Fulani men. Our president who is our son has spent six years but he did not do anything. "All he has done is to enrich himself and ...

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  20. Senegal: Building Resilience for Rural CommunitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    "My husband is a farmer, and when the growing season was not good for the year, he fed our family by selling firewood." As in many rural communities in Africa, she and her family live in a fragile, disaster-prone area and depend on agriculture for their livelihood.

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