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  1. FCT Minister has not withdrawn from Bauchi guber race -PDP ChieftainRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Vanguard

    CONTRARY to the claim that the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory , Senator Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed, has withdrawn from the bid to vie for the Peoples Democratic Party in Bauchi State, a chieftain of the party has declared that the minister is still very much in the race. According to Barde, one-time Deputy Chairman, Alkaleri Local Government Area of the state, the fact that the FCT Minister was not among the seven ministers who indicated their intentions to quit the President Goodluck Jonathan administration did not mean he was no longer interested in succeeding Governor Isa Yuguda.

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  2. Terrorism: Army sends GOC to officeRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | Vanguard

    BY Kingsley Omonobi As the military on-slaught to dislodge Boko Haram enters a new stage, and the agreement between the Federal Government and Boko Haram sect is breached severally, the Army High Command in Abuja has removed the former General Officer Commanding 3 division Jos, Major General Mohammed Zaruwa. General Zaruwa, according to sources would be posted to the Defence Headquarters where there are vacancies for top army generals following retirements of three generals, two of them after 35 years in service, and one compulsory retirement.

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  3. Suspected Boko Haram fighters kidnap twenty five girls in NigeriaRead the original story

    Friday | Arab Times

    YOLA/ABUJA, Oct 24, : Suspected Boko Haram militants kidnapped at least 25 girls in an attack on a remote town in northeastern Nigeria, witnesses said, despite talks on freeing over 200 other female hostages they seized in April. John Kwaghe, who witnessed the attack and lost three daughters to the abductors, and Dorathy Tizhe, who lost two, said the kidnappers came late in the night, forcing all the women to go with them, then later releasing the older ones.

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  4. Boko Haram Reportedly Abducts More Girls Despite Cease-Fire DealRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    Earlier this month, people demonstrated in Nigeria's capital, Abuja, calling on the government to rescue girls taken from a secondary school in Chibok region in April. Now there are reports that militants of the extremist Boko Haram movement have kidnapped more girls.

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  5. Islamists abduct 25 Nigerian girls after ceasefireRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Catholic.org

    The Nigerian terrorist group, Boko Haram, has abducted another 25 girls from a remote town in the country's northeast, despite ongoing talks between the group and the government over securing the release of over 200 other hostages the group had seized back in April 2014. LOS ANGELES, CA - John Kwaghe lost three daughters to the terrorist militants, and also witnessed the attack.

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  6. Jonathan: I'll seek re-electionRead the original story

    Friday | In-depth Africa

    President Goodluck Jonathan yesterday lifted the veil off his unannounced but widely known interest to run in February's presidential election. He told leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party at the Villa yesterday that he had accepted his adoption by all the organs of the party to be presidential candidate.

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  7. Boko Haram: Abductions, bomb kill ceasefire hopesRead the original story

    Friday | In-depth Africa

    Whatever is left of the hopes of the "ceasefire" between the Federal Government and Boko Haram insurgents have been shattered. Some of those who were freed after the abduction told reporters in Yola, the Adamawa State capital, yesterday that many of the younger women among those abducted were forcibly taken straight into matrimony.

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  8. Dozens More Women And Girls Abducted By Boko Haram in NigeriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Time

    A man poses with a sign in front of police officers in riot gear during a demonstration calling on the government to rescue the kidnapped girls of the government secondary school in Chibok, in Abuja, Nigeria, Oct. 14, 2014. The militant Islamist group Boko Haram has been accused of abducting dozens more women and girls from two villages in Nigeria 's northeastern Adamawa state.

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  9. Scores of young women abducted by Boko Haram in NigeriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Big News Network.com

    Our eNewspaper network was founded in 2002 to provide stand-alone digital news sites tailored for the most searched-for locations for news. With a traditional newspaper format, more than 100 sites were established each with a newspaper-type name to cover the highest-ranked regions, countries, cities and states.

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  10. Boko Haram kidnaps 25 more girls Nigerian ceasefire in doubtRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Hindustan Times

    Suspected Boko Haram militants kidnapped at least 25 girls in an attack on a remote town in northeastern Nigeria, witnesses said, despite talks on freeing over 200 other female hostages they seized in April. John Kwaghe, who witnessed the attack and lost three daughters to the abductors, and Dorathy Tizhe, who lost two, said the kidnappers came late in the night, forcing all the women to go with them, then later releasing the older ones.

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  11. Dozens more girls kidnapped by Nigerian terror groupRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Independent.ie

    Rachel Daniel, 35, holds up a picture of her abducted daughter Rose Daniel, 17, as her son Bukar, 7, sits beside her at her home in Maiduguri. Dozens more women and girls have been abducted by suspected militants in two villages in Nigeria's north-eastern Adamawa state a day after Nigeria's government reached a deal with Islamic militant group Boko Haram for a cease-fire and the release of around 200 girls kidnapped six months ago.

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  12. Attacks continue after Nigeria’s truce with militantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Seattle Times

    Nigeria's weekold cease-fire with the militant group Boko Haram is in doubt, with dozens more women and children abducted and other near-daily attacks by insurgents. The fate of 219 schoolgirls abducted in April from the town of Chibok remains unclear, as does that of hundreds of other women and girls kidnapped in smaller groups in the region.

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  13. Boko Haram Abducts Women: Dozens More Females Reportedly KidnappedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | News Max

    Boko Haram, the Nigerian terrorist group accused of kidnapping hundreds of girls in April, has reportedly abducted dozens more women in Adamawa state, according to the BBC. The group reportedly attacked Wagga village over the weekend, kidnapping 40 women, the International Business Times reported .

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  14. Boko Haram kidnaps at least 25 more girlsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 23 | New York Post

    Rachel Daniel, 35, holds up a picture of her abducted daughter Rose Daniel, 17, as her son Bukar, 7, sits beside her at her home in Maiduguri in this May 21, 2014 file photo. Suspected Boko Haram militants kidnapped at least 25 girls in an attack on a remote town in northeastern Nigeria, witnesses said, despite talks on freeing over 200 other female hostages they seized in April.

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  15. Attacks continue after Nigeria's truce with Boko Haram militantsRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 23 | Los Angeles Times

    Demonstrators in Abuja on Oct. 20 call for the Nigerian government to rescue schoolgirls kidnapped by the militant group Boko Haram in the spring. Demonstrators in Abuja on Oct. 20 call for the Nigerian government to rescue schoolgirls kidnapped by the militant group Boko Haram in the spring.

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  16. Militants kidnap 25 girls in NigeriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 23 | The Daily Star

    A campaigner from "Bring Back Our Girls" hold a banner during a rally calling for the release of the Chibok school girls who were abducted by the Boko Haram militants, outside the Cameroon Embassy in Abuja October 17, 2014. YOLA/ABUJA: Suspected Boko Haram militants kidnapped at least 25 girls in an attack on a remote town in northeastern Nigeria, witnesses said, despite talks on freeing over 200 other female hostages they seized in April.

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  17. Haliru heads President Jonathan's Presidential Declaration CommitteeRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 23 | Vanguard

    Stakeholders of the Peoples Democratic Party on Thursday announced the appointment of Dr Bello Haliru, a former Minister of Defence, as Chairman of President Goodluck Jonathan's Presidential Declaration Committee. Former Senate President.

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  18. Depraved cult back from the deadRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 23 | NEWS.com.au

    HERO Sergeant-at-Arms Kevin Vickers fought back tears as he marched back into Canada's House of Commons to receive the thanks of a grateful nation. THE mum of the alleged Ottawa gunman said she is crying for the dead guard, not her son, as it was revealed he believed the devil was after him.

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  19. Boko Haram Suspected Of Kidnapping 25 More Girls In NigeriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 23 | Weekend

    Suspected Boko Haram militants kidnapped at least 25 girls in an attack on a remote town in northeastern Nigeria, witnesses said, despite talks on freeing over 200 other female hostages they seized in April. John Kwaghe, who witnessed the attack and lost three daughters to the abductors, and Dorathy Tizhe, who lost two, said the kidnappers came late in the night, forcing all the women to go with them, then later releasing the older ones.

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  20. Suspected Boko Haram fighters kidnap 25 girls in northeast NigeriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 23 | The Age

    Rachel Daniel, 35, holds up a picture of her abducted daughter Rose Daniel, 17, as her son Bukar, 7, sits beside her at her home in Maiduguri on May 21. Another 25 girls have been abducted by suspected Boko Haram fighters. Photo: Reuters Yola/Abuja : Suspected Boko Haram militants kidnapped at least 25 girls in an attack on a remote town in northeastern Nigeria, witnesses said, despite talks on freeing over 200 other female hostages they seized in April.

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