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  1. Call to arrest ex-miltants: Clark, Dokubo, Tompolo, others blast DanjumaRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Vanguard

    Elder statesman, Chief Edwin Clark, yesterday, said he was disappointed at the call by former Minister of Defence, General Theophilus Danjuma , that former Niger Delta militants should be arrested and prosecuted for warning that there would be war if President Goodluck Jonathan loses the presidential election on February 14. He said that Danjuma should have condemned the attacks on Jonathan in several states in the North instead of calling for the arrest of the ex-militants. Meanwhile, a former militant leader, High Chief Government Ekpemupolo, alias Tompolo, was defiant as he accused Danjuma of sponsoring terrorism in the Northern part of the country and also called for his arrest and prosecution.

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  2. Nigerian leader's convoy stonedRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

    Youths angry at the Nigerian government's failure to fight Islamic extremists threw stones on Thursday at President Goodluck Jonathan's electioneering convoy in the eastern town of Jalingo, breaking windshields and windows on several vehicles. An Associated Press reporter was unable to see if anyone was hurt.

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  3. War Threat: Clark Blasts Danjuma Over Call For Arrest Of Ex-militantsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Ghanamma.com

    Elder statesman, Chief Edwin Clark, Thursday, expressed disappointment over the call by former Minister of Defence, General Theophilus Danjuma , that ex-Niger Delta militants be arrested and prosecuted for warning that there would be war if President Goodluck Jonathan loses the presidential election on February 14. Clark said Danjuma should have condemned the attacks on Jonathan in several states in the North instead of calling for the arrest of the ex-militants. He wondered why the former army chief would condemn some and not others.

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  4. Angry youths stone Jonathan's convoy; police fire gasRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Vanguard

    Youths angry at the Nigerian government's failure to fight Islamic extremists threw stones Thursday at President Goodluck Jonathan's electioneering convoy in the eastern town of Jalingo, Taraba State, breaking windshields and windows on several vehicles. An Associated Press reporter was unable to see if anyone was hurt.

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  5. Angry youths stone Nigerian leader's convoy; police fire gasRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    " Youths angry at the Nigerian government's failure to fight Islamic extremists threw stones Thursday at President Goodluck Jonathan's electioneering convoy in the eastern town of Jalingo, breaking windshields and windows on several vehicles. An Associated Press reporter was unable to see if anyone was hurt.

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  6. Nigerian president's convoy stonedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Independent.ie

    Youths angry at the Nigerian government's failure to fight Islamic extremists threw stones at President Goodluck Jonathan's convoy in the eastern town of Jalingo, breaking windscreens and windows on several vehicles. From Jalingo, Mr Jonathan flew to Yola, capital of Adamawa state, where officials had declared the route of his motorcade a no-go area.

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  7. Hisba Arrest 12 In Kano Over 'Gay' MarriageRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Ghanamma.com

    Twelve young men were arrested in Kano for allegedly planning a gay wedding, the Islamic law-enforcement agency, the Hisbah, said on Tuesday. The suspects, most of them teenagers, were detained on Monday at a popular resort on the outskirts of the city, said the head of the Hisbah, Aminu Daurawa.

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  8. .com | Nigeria's Sharia cops arrest 12 over 'gay wedding'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | News24

    Twelve young men were arrested in the north Nigerian city of Kano for allegedly planning a gay wedding, the Islamic law-enforcement agency, the Hisbah, said on Tuesday. The suspects, most of them teenagers, were detained on Monday at a popular resort on the outskirts of the city, said the head of the Hisbah, Aminu Daurawa.

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  9. Attack On Jonathan's Convoy: FCT Minister Calls Yuguda A Mole In The PDPRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | Ghanamma.com

    Minister of the Federal Capital Territory Administration , Senator Bala Mohammed has slammed Bauchi State Governor, Isa Yuguda as a "mole" over his recent comment that the attack on President Goodluck Jonathan's convoy in Bauchi State was perpetrated by youths hired by the minister. Mohammed described Yuguda as "not only a fifth columnist, but a mole in the Peoples Democratic Party , who claims to be a member of the party in the afternoon, but works for the opposition party, the All Progressives Congress at night."

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  10. Attack on Jonathan in Bauchi: Yuguda, FCT minister at each other's throatRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | Vanguard

    STRONG indications emerged that the cold war between a political godfather and his son has reared its head again, following accusations and counter accusations between Governor Isa Yuguda of Bauchi State and Minister of the Federal Capital Territory Administration, FCTA, Senator Bala Mohammed. Their disagreement followed the governor's claim that the minister hired thugs that stoned the president's convoy in Bauchi last Thursday.

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  11. Ekiyor flays inflammatory statements against JonathanRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | Vanguard

    DELTA State Commissioner for Commerce and Industry, Dr. Chris Ekiyor, yesterday, expressed concern over the inciting statements by those he described as misguided and disgruntled elements in the political class, against President Goodluck Jonathan and the ruling Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. Speaking to Vanguard , Ekiyor, said: "Most of the arguments advanced bothered on claims of a clueless and weak president.

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  12. Over 100 people, mainly militants, died in fight for Nigeria's Maiduguri: reporterRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | The Daily Star

    Soldiers and security block a road as they secure the venue during a rally of the ruling People's Democratic Party in Maiduguri on January 24, 2015. AFP PHOTO/TUNJI OMIRIN BAUCHI, Nigeria: More than 100 people, mainly insurgents, died in fighting Sunday in Nigeria's Maiduguri, a local journalist counting bodies at the biggest morgue said Monday.

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  13. UPDATE 1-Nigeria fights to recapture northeast town, 5,000 fleeRead the original story

    Monday Jan 26 | Reuters

    Nigerian troops were fighting on Monday with air support to recapture the northeastern town of Monguno from Boko Haram insurgents as more than 5,000 residents fled, government and security sources said. The insurgents on Sunday seized the town, which lies on the shores of Lake Chad, in a triple offensive that also targeted Konduga and the outskirts and airport of the main northeastern city of Maiduguri, the birthplace of Boko Haram's five-year-old insurgency, which it covets as the potential capital of an Islamic state.

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  14. Election: We will not deploy observers to North East - EURead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | Vanguard

    AHEAD of next month's general elections, the European Union, EU, Monday, it will not deployed observers to the North East geo-political zone because of insurgency in the area. Speaking at Wadata Plaza, National Secretariat of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Chief Observer of the European Union Election Observer Mission in Nigeria, Ambassador Santiago Fisas, said, "For security reasons, unfortunately, we can't deploy into North East region."

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  15. Nigeria Security Tracker: Weekly Update January 17-January 23Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | CFR.org

    Below is a visualization and description of some of the most significant incidents of political violence in Nigeria from January 17, 2015 to January 23, 2015. These incidents will be included in the Nigeria Security Tracker .

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  16. Pius Utomi Ekpei/AFP/GettyBoko Victims Fear Going Home to VoteForced...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | The Daily Beast

    For Dauda Musa, voting in Nigeria's upcoming election is not a choice between candidates; it is one between life and possible death. The 31-year-old is from Chibok, the largely Christian town where almost 300 schoolgirls were abducted by the Nigerian radical Jihadist group, Boko Haram.

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  17. APC, Buhari Campaign Organisation In Bauchi Condemn Attack On Jonathan's ConvoyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | Ghanamma.com

    The Chairman, Bauchi State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress [APC], and the state's Chapter of Buhari Campaign Organisation [BCO], have condemned last Wednesday's attack on President Goodluck Jonathan's convoy. Mr. Nana and the State Co-ordinator of BCO, Danjuma Dabo, made the condemnation on Sunday in Bauchi while briefing journalists.

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  18. Nigerian soldiers slow militants' marchRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | CNN

    ... north between the group and the Nigerian military. An official displays burned equipment inside a prison in Bauchi, Nigeria, on September 9, 2010, after the prison was attacked by suspected members of Boko Haram two days earlier. About 720 inmates ...

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  19. How to stop political violence, by Femi FalanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | Vanguard

    IN the 1990s, the results of credible elections were annulled in Nigeria, Algeria and some other African countries by dictatorial regimes. The political violence generated by such criminal annulment led to the disruption of the democratic process in the continent.

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  20. Nigeria repels suspected Boko Haram attack on Maiduguri cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | AlertNet

    ... our website. By continuing to browse our site, you are giving your consent for us to set cookies. MAIDUGURI/BAUCHI, Nigeria, Jan 25 (Reuters) - Nigeria's military repelled multiple attacks by suspected Boko Haram militants on Borno state capital ...

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