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  1. MTN Nigeria bemoans multiple taxationRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Iol.co.za

    Nigeria's telecommunications operators face multiple taxes and fees at local, state and federal level, two of the country's mobile operators told Reuters, with service disruptions related to tax claims costing the sector millions of dollars annually. The sector accounted for 7.8 percent of Nigeria's economy in the nine months to September 2013, more than double its 2009 contribution of 3.7 percent, and such income has made it a soft target for tax collectors, said MTN Nigeria - a unit of South Africa's MTN.

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  2. We have strategised for PDP to win 2015 elections, Says AkpabioRead the original story

    Yesterday | Vanguard

    By Henry Umoru ABUJA- GOVERNORS Sule Lamido of Jigawa; Emmanuel Uduaghan; Sullivan Chime of Delta; Gabriel Suswam of Benue and Ibrahim Dankwambo of Gombe were yesterday absent at the meeting of governors elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. Also not at the Tuesday meeting which started at 7.30 pm and ended at 11 pm, was Governor Ayodele Fayose.

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  3. MTB Nigeria bemoans multiple taxationRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Iol.co.za

    Nigeria's telecommunications operators face multiple taxes and fees at local, state and federal level, two of the country's mobile operators told Reuters, with service disruptions related to tax claims costing the sector millions of dollars annually. The sector accounted for 7.8 percent of Nigeria's economy in the nine months to September 2013, more than double its 2009 contribution of 3.7 percent, and such income has made it a soft target for tax collectors, said MTN Nigeria - a unit of South Africa's MTN.

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  4. Nigeria: PDP Governors - We Remain the Party to Beat in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | AllAfrica.com

    Governors on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party Tuesday night ended a crucial meeting insisting that the ruling party remained the party to beat at next year's general election. Addressing journalists after the meeting, the chairman of PDP Governors' Forum, Chief Godswill Akpabio said the governors reviewed the state of PDP and expressed confidence that the party is the only national party and indeed the party to beat in the 2015 general election.

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  5. Adapt to Boko Haram insurgency - Labour Minister tells NigeriansRead the original story

    Monday Dec 15 | In-depth Africa

    The Minister of Special Duties and Supervising Minister of Labour, Tanimu Turaki, has advised Nigerians to learn to live with the issue of insecurity.

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  6. 2015: Jonathan will defeat Buhari again - Bala MohammedRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 14 | In-depth Africa

    Following the emergence of General Muhammad Buhari as All Progressives Congress presidential candidate, Minister of the Federal Capital Territory , Senator Bala Mohammed has expressed confidence that President Goodluck Jonathan would once again defeat the former military leader in 2015. The minister who spoke at a press conference yesterday in Bauchi described Buhari as a "permanent presidential candidate" of the opposition who has contested three times and lost.

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  7. Eta Inyang: Liyel Imoke - a Governor in retrogressionRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 14 | In-depth Africa

    It was on a cold December morning like this in 2012 that I called a friend and fellow Cross Riverian from my apartment in Chicago Illinois for the morning pleasantries and to ask how they are faring at home, only to be told that our dear Governor has been out of the state for weeks and his whereabouts unknown. I later got to know in the evening from my enquiries that he was here with us in USA.

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  8. Army uncovers plan by Boko Haram to invade five statesRead the original story

    Friday Dec 12 | In-depth Africa

    The Nigerian Army has discovered a plan by the Boko Haram insurgents to attack 25 communities and villages spread across five states in the troubled North-East zone. A security source told The Punch that the targeted communities are spread across five states of Adamawa, Borno, Bauchi, Gombe, Yobe.

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  9. Vice-Presidency: Why Goodluck bypassed Shema, Sule for SamboRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Vanguard

    AFTER dithering procrastination, President Goodluck Jonathan Wednesday night announced his decision to fight the 2015 presidential contest with the incumbent vice-president, Arc. Namadi Sambo as his running mate.

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  10. Double bombing rocks Nigeria, 13-year-old with suicide vest heldRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Korea Herald

    At least 31 people were killed in a double bombing in the Nigerian city of Jos on Thursday, while a 13-year-old girl in an explosives vest was arrested in the northern city of Kano. The blasts in Jos happened at a makeshift market near the Terminus bus station, which had been set up after a twin car bomb attack in May that left at least 118 people dead.

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  11. More pros join Dream Team VIRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 11 | In-depth Africa

    The number of foreign-based players invited to the camp of the national men's U-23 football team, Dream Team VI increased from two to seven as the coach Samson Siasia led technical crew battle to separate the boys from the men. A release by the media officer of the team Timi Ebikagboro disclosed that the latest arrivals are Nansil Selbol of Sporting Kansas, Fred Friday of LSK Norway, Amuzie Stanley of Sassuolo Calsio, Italy, Oladele Oshobe of Lokomotive Plovdiv, Bulgaria, and Atanda Sodiq of FK Apolonia FC, Albania.

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  12. Double bombing rocks Nigeria,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Bangkok Post

    At least 31 people were killed in a double bombing in the Nigerian city of Jos on Thursday, while a 13-year-old girl in an explosives vest was arrested in the northern city of Kano. A view of a road and shops at the Terminus market near the site of the May 20, 2014 twin car bombings carried out by Boko Haram insurgents, in Jos, Nigeria, on June 4, 2014 The blasts in Jos happened at a makeshift market near the Terminus bus station, which had been set up after a twin car bomb attack in May that left at least 118 people dead.

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  13. APC Convention: How the pendulum may swingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Vanguard

    One of the delegates, Mr. Bassey Ekpenyong, told Vanguard that the ground work Atiku did especially the purchase of nomination forms for most of the aspirants to the Houses of Assembly and House of Representatives in many states, to a large extent, has distinguished him as their preferred aspirant. Ekpenyong said General Muhammadu Buhari ,retd, was also highly cherished by many members of the party because of his integrity and stand on corruption.

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  14. Pensioners threaten North-East govts over N61bn unpaid benefitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Vanguard

    The Nigerian Union of Pensioners, NUP, in the six North-East states of the country, has decried alleged refusal of governments in the zone to pay arrears of entitlements amounting to a whopping N61bilion and threatened to call members out for mass protests in the six states. Bauchi and Adamawa for example, were created in 1976 and since then, it was gathered that every administration left arrears of pensions unpaid.

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  15. Nigeria: Ex-Minister Rejects PDP Primary Result in Bauchi, Demands CancellationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | AllAfrica.com

    A former Minister of State for Health and governorship aspirant in Bauchi State, Muhammed Pate, has rejected the result of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, primary election conducted in the state on Monday. He said the election was not only characterised by harassment and intimidation, but was also inconclusive while section 19 of the guidelines which provided for secret ballot system was violated.

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  16. Troops uncover Boko Haram hit list, sketches; kills 27 fighters in Hildi, Balmo forestRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 10 | In-depth Africa

    Back to winning ways, which they lost in the fake cease fire agreement sometimes ago, Nigerian troops have captured documents containing a list of communities about to be attacked and sketches of the towns from fleeing terrorists in Adamawa State.

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  17. You can't buy your way into my team - SiasiaRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Vanguard

    The chief coach of the national U-23 men's football team, Dream Team VI, Samson Siasia has warned players who intend to play for the team not to give money to anybody in a bid to secure a place in the team. Coach Siasia gave this warning while addressing players after the team's training session yesterday at the FIFA Goal Project.

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  18. Nigeria: Troops Kill Fleeing Insurgents, Seize Hit ListRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | AllAfrica.com

    Abuja - AS both air and land operations continued in the North-East to flush out the Boko Haram insurgents, the Nigerian troops yesterday killed scores of the sect members and recovered from the fleeing insurgents a list containing targets to be hit in the days to come, according to reports Director of Defence Information Major General Chris Olukolade was quoted as saying that six soldiers were injured in the operation that led to the killing of about 27 members of the group, as others fled for safety. According to PRNigeria, in two separate operations spanning Adamawa and Bauchi states, the troops also killed 27 suspected terrorists during fierce confrontations in a bid to rid the areas of insurgency.

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  19. Nigeria: Dozens of Boko Haram Militants Killed in Army BattleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | AllAfrica.com

    At least 27 Boko Haram militants have been killed in a fierce exchange of fire with Nigerian army forces in the country's north-eastern state of Borno. Soldiers clashed with the insurgents in the Balmo, Lame and Hildi forests in Adamawa and Bauchi States, South Africa's Independent Online reported, citing a Nigerian Defence Ministry statement, without specifying when the fighting took place.

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  20. 27 Boko Haram militants killed in Nigeria military operationsRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Newkerala.com

    At least 27 Boko Haram fighters were killed in two separate operations by troops in northeastern Nigeria's states of Borno and Bauchi in a bid to rid the areas of insurgency, the country's defence headquarters said Tuesday. Seven of the terrorists lost their lives during a hot pursuit around Hildi area of Adamawa state, the defence headquarters said in a terse statement, adding that 20 of them lost their lives during another special raid operation conducted on Balmo and Lame forests linking Borno, Bauchi and Adamawa states.

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