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  1. Polls: Military Must Be Deployed To Protect Nigeria's Unity - ClarkRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Ghanamma.com

    Frontline Ijaw leader, Chief Edwin Clark, on Wednesday faulted the decision of the Federal High Court, Lagos, which ruled that it was unconstitutional for the federal government to deploy soldiers to monitor the forthcoming elections at polling stations, saying that President Goodluck Jonathan must deploy military for the polls if the country's unity must be preserved.

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  2. 1,000 Nigerian Civilians Dead Since January, Human Rights WatchRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Kansas City InfoZine

    Attacks by the Islamist armed group Boko Haram killed more than 1,000 civilians in 2015, based on witness accounts and an analysis of media reports. Abuja - infoZine - Boko Haram fighters have deliberately attacked villages and committed mass killings and abductions as their attacks have spread from northeast Nigeria into Cameroon, Chad, and Niger since February.

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  3. Boko Haram conflict claims thousandsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

    More than 1 000 civilians have been killed in Boko Haram attacks in the first three months of this year, Human Rights Watch said on Thursday. "Each week that passes we learn of more brutal Boko Haram abuses against civilians," the group's Nigeria researcher, Mausi Segun, said in an emailed statement.

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  4. Nigeria: Bird Flu Spreads to 18 StatesRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Dr Akinwumi Adesina, has revealed that the number of states battling Avian Influenza popularly known as Bird Flu has now increased to 18 states in the country. Agriculture, Dr. Ademola Majasan, stated this during a two-day refresher training course organised for the federal and state epidemiology officers on Avian Influenza prevention and containment in Ibadan recently.

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  5. Nigeria: At Least 1,000 Civilians Dead Since JanuaryRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Humans Rights Watch

    Each week that passes we learn of more brutal Boko Haram abuses against civilians. The Nigerian government needs to make protecting civilians a priority in military operations against Boko Haram.

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  6. The Yorubas: Our politics, yesterday and todayRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Vanguard

    THE Political era of the second Republic 1979-1983 saw the Yoruba playing a role which was not too different from the one played in the first republic. The only difference was that unlike in the first republic when the role of opposition was officially recognized in line with the Parliamentary System of government, the Presidential system created no specific role for the party outside government.

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  7. Buhari to Youths: Go Out Peacefully, Cast Your Votes and Be CalmRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Ghanamma.com

    Ahead of this weekend's Presidential and National Assembly elections, the All Progressives Congress presidential candidate, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari , yesterday called on youths, particularly his die-hard supporters, not to take arms to the polling units on Saturday.

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  8. Being Gay in the Muslim WorldRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Patheos

    Author's Note: Some names have been changed and some details have been left vague in order to protect the identity of the people concerned, for fear of reprisals against them. When Qudrah heard those words, he knew exactly what was about to happen.

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  9. Will Voter Card System Prevent Election Fraud? Nigerians Are WaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Voice of America

    Semiu Taiwo, right, gets her biometric reading taken during an exercise by the Independent National Electoral Commission to test run new smart card readers. FILE - Semiu Taiwo, right, gets her biometric reading taken during an exercise by the Independent National Electoral Commission to test run new smart card readers.

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  10. Elections: CAN Alleges Plan To Disenfranchise Bauchi ChristiansRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | Ghanamma.com

    Christians in Bauchi Local Government Area of Bauchi State, under the aegis of Christian Association of Nigeria have alleged plans by the Independent National Electoral Commission to disenfranchise them by keeping away the Permanent Voters Card from its members. Addressing a press conference in Jos, CAN coordinator for Bauchi local government area, Mako Gwamis said if no action was taken, Christians in the local government will not be able to vote.

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  11. Why North opposes passage of PIB - Sen AdeyemiRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | Vanguard

    By Johnbosco Agbakwuru, Abuja SENATOR Smart Adeyemi representing Kogi West Senatorial District has said that until steps are taken to ensure the exploration of oil in the 19 Northern States, Senators from the North will not support the passage of the Petroleum Industry Bill, PIB. Speaking in an exclusive interview with Saturday Vanguard in Abuja, Senator Adeyemi said that what would facilitate the passage of the PIB would be the establishment of an agency to regulate the activities of oil exploration in the country and not the department as recommended by by committee.

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  12. Nigeria2015: Mu'azu Rules Out Landslide Victory For Jonathan, Other PDP CandidatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | Ghanamma.com

    National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Dr. Adamu Mu'azu, has ruled out a landslide victory for the party in the forthcoming general elections. President Goodluck Jonathan is the PDP candidate in the March 28 presidential election and for the first time since it assumed leadership of the country in 1999, the ruling party is facing its toughest competition yet from a formidable opposition - the All Progressives Congress, APC, which has a former head of state and veteran contestant, Muhammadu Buhari, as its candidate.

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  13. Minister Resumes Office, Pledges To Sustain Military Success Against Boko HaramRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | Ghanamma.com

    The Minister of State for Defence, Augustine Akobundu, a retired colonel, on Thursday in Abuja pledged to do his best to ensure that success recorded by the military against insurgents is sustained. He promised to add value to positive things happening in the ministry and support the leadership of the ministry to build on successes, especially in the area of security.

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  14. Boko Haram attacks Nigerian town, kills 11Read the original story

    Friday Mar 20 | WDRB-TV Louisville

    ... slow to act, blaming factors including a lack of real-time information and the unprecedented nature of... BAUCHI, Nigeria (AP) - Boko Haram extremists have attacked on a Nigerian border town, killing 11 people who had recently come home after ...

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  15. Boko Haram, in sign of things to come, kills 11 returnees in Nigerian border townRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | The Toronto Star

    ... attacks from Boko Haram bases in Nigeria on neighbouring countries have increased security fears. BAUCHI, NIGERIA - Boko Haram extremists have attacked a Nigerian border town, killing 11 people who had recently come home after military forces ousted ...

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  16. Boko Haram attacks Nigerian town, kills 11: witnessRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | GlobalNews

    In this Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013 file photo, a Nigerian soldiers stand guard during Eid al-Fitr celebrations in Maiduguri, Nigeria. BAUCHI, Nigeria - Witnesses say Boko Haram extremists have attacked a Nigerian town and killed 11 people who had just returned home after the military reclaimed the town.

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  17. Boko Haram attacks liberated Nigerian town, kills 11Read the original story

    Friday Mar 20 | WAND-TV Decatur

    ... of Eric Garner has run aground after failing to clear the strict legal bar protecting grand jury secrecy. BAUCHI, Nigeria (AP) - Witnesses say Boko Haram extremists have attacked a Nigerian town and killed 11 people who had just returned home after ...

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  18. Cattle herders kill 82 in Christian village in central NigeriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | AlertNet

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  19. Card Reader Test Review: Worries over failure rate in parts of the NorthRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 15 | Vanguard

    Despite the supposed good intentions of Professor Attahiru Jega, National Chairman of Nigeria's Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, the much touted magic of the Smart Card Reader, SCRs, may have suddenly become a victim of the Nigerian syndrome. Whereas there had been clamour for Jega to use the Card Readers at previous elections with a view to perfecting the use of the machines before this year's more sensitive and strategic general elections, the INEC Chairman behaved as though every other opinion did not matter.

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  20. Elections 2015: Politics and patriotismRead the original story

    Friday Mar 13 | Vanguard

    PATRIOTISM is defined by the Webster Dictionary as "a zealous love of one's country", while the Oxford Dictionary defined it as "devotion to one's country and concern for its defence". Patriotism involves a zealous love, devotion to, and concern of a citizen for the unity, continued existence,and particularly for the defence of his country against any aggression, be it local or external.

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