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  1. Nigeria Security Tracker: Weekly Update December 6-December 12Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | CFR.org

    Below is a visualization and description of some of the most significant incidents of political violence in Nigeria from December 6 to December 12, 2014. These incidents will be included in the Nigeria Security Tracker .

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  2. Nigerians need a pin to the buttocksRead the original story

    Monday Dec 15 | In-depth Africa

    Her name is simply Mama Ebuke, an Ebonyi woman, she has known nothing but suffering carrying wares from one street to the other, if she's not on Tafawa Balewa street, she's on Ahmadu Bello way, and on that fateful day, she was on the meat sellers' axis of the now Old Terminus marketThat was the lastShe is dead! Mama Fidelis of the seven tubers of yam she regularly carried on her head, rain, sun, and shineonly one was hers as a profit, so even if she sold four, she still had three more to go if she was to make a profit, on a good day, she would do three or four runs, and that would be an approximate of three hundred naira to the purse, with five kids, that was her routine.

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  3. We will see the end of Boko Haram - BuhariRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 14 | In-depth Africa

    Former Head of State and presidential flag bearer of the leading opposition party, All Progressives Congress, Major General Muhammadu Buhari , has once again strongly condemned the last week's terrorist attacks in Kano and Jos where several persons were killed. The 'Peoples General' in a statement, last night expressed optimism that terrorism would never prevail over the country, adding that Nigerians would see the end of terrorism together.

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  4. Deaths at Dusk in Jos: Boko Haram finally reached my family - Bereaved sonRead the original story

    Saturday Dec 13 | Vanguard

    T hursday, December 11, 2014 is another day residents of Jos, Plateau State capital will not forget in a hurry as twin blasts rocked the city. At about 6.30pm when residents were locking their business premises and some others just hanging out after closing from work, two suspected female bombers detonated improvised explosive devices, IEDs, at about three minutes interval killing scores of street traders and passersby.

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  5. U.S. condemns 'senseless' bomb attacks in Jos, KanoRead the original story

    Saturday Dec 13 | In-depth Africa

    The government of the United States yesterday condemned this week's bomb attacks which rocked parts of Kano and Jos, describing the incidents as unfortunate. Earlier in the week, suspected suicide bombers had attacked a market in Kano state, killing and injuring scores of people, while several others died in a similar attack in Jos, the Plateau State capital on Thursday.

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  6. Scores dead in latest Nigeria violenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Big News Network.com

    JOS, Nigeria - Dozens of people have been killed in fresh terror attacks, including twin bombings that hit a busy market place in the central Nigerian city of Jos, blamed on Islamist terror group Boko Haram, officials and witnesses said Friday. Mohammed Abdulsalam, coordinator for Nigeria's National Emergency Management Agency in Jos, said that the two blasts were coordinated to cause maximum casualties.

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  7. Nigeria: Twin bomb blasts have rocked JosRead the original story

    Friday Dec 12 | In-depth Africa

    Twin bomb blasts on Thursday rocked Jos, the capital of Plateau state in north-central Nigeria, killing at least 31 people, the newspaper Vanguard reported. "The bodies recovered so far are 31, but rescue workers are at the scene and the figures may change," Vanguard quoted a spokesman for Plateau state governor as saying.

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  8. NEMA confirms 32 dead, 47 injured in Jos bomb blastRead the original story

    Friday Dec 12 | In-depth Africa

    The National Emergency Management Agency NEMA has confirmed 32 people dead and 47 injured in the twin bomb blast that rocked the city of Jos, Plateau state yesterday December 11th.

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  9. Pair of Suicide Bombers Attack Nigerian MarketplaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | US News & World Report

    A group of girls believed to be those abducted from Chibok, Nigeria are shown with members of Boko Haram in a video published on May 12. The group is suspected of launching a suicide bombing attack on a northern Nigerian marketplace Thursday, killing dozens. A pair of explosions rocked a crowded marketplace in the central Nigerian city of Jos Thursday night, the second of which killed at least 40 people.

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  10. U.S condemns Jos, Kano bombingsRead the original story

    Friday Dec 12 | In-depth Africa

    Seven people were killed in Kano earlier in the week, while several others died in a similar attack in Jos, the capital of Plateau State, on Thursday. The U.S in a statement issued in Abuja said, "This senseless attack on the innocents in Jos's commercial Terminus district follows on the heels of another bombing attack in Nigeria's second largest city of Kano on December 10, in which four persons were killed and seven injured when two female suicide bombers attacked the Kantin Kawari Textile Market.

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  11. 32 killed, 47 injured in Nigeria twin blastsRead the original story

    Friday Dec 12 | Newkerala.com

    The Nigerian government confirmed Friday that 32 people were killed and 47 injured in twin suicide bomb blasts in the central north state of Plateau. Zonal coordinator of the country's National Emergency Management Agency , Abdulsalam Mohammed.

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  12. .com | Boko Haram 'likely behind Jos, Nigeria bombings'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | News24

    A double bomb attack that killed 31 people in a crowded market in the central Nigerian city of Jos was likely to have been carried out by Boko Haram, the state government said on Friday. "It's an extension of the terrorist acts that have been penetrating all states and cities," Pam Ayuba, spokesman for the Plateau state governor Jonah Jang, told AFP by telephone.

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  13. Twin blasts hit Nigerian city, kill at least 31Read the original story

    Friday Dec 12 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Activists said at least 31 people were killed Thursday when twin explosions rocked downtown Jos in central Nigeria in what appears to be the latest attack by Islamic extremists. One blast went off at an outdoor food stand called Mr Bigs and the other at the nearby entrance to the Terminus market in the center of the city, according to witnesses who spoke on condition of anonymity for fear of reprisals.

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  14. Police clear Hong Kong rally siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | NWAonline

    ... for the sudden death of a Cabinet minister, citing preliminary autopsy results -- disputed by Is... Read>> JOS, Nigeria -- Twin explosions rocked downtown Jos in central Nigeria and killed at least 31 people Thursday, witnesses and activists said. ...

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  15. 72nd Golden Globe nominees namedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | NWAonline

    ... is not a movie that fits comfortably into any established rubric; to call it a Western is to invi... Read>> JOS, Nigeria -- Twin explosions rocked downtown Jos in central Nigeria and killed at least 31 people Thursday, witnesses and activists said. ...

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  16. Boko Haram Behind Nigeria Bombings, Official SaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Voice of America

    A Nigerian official says the militant group Boko Haram likely carried out Thursday's bombings that killed at least 31 people in the central city of Jos. Plateau state spokesman Pam Ayuba told the French news agency on Friday the attack was "an extension of the terrorist acts" that have hit Nigeria's states and cities.

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  17. Blasts kill at least 40 in Nigerian city of JosRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Daily Mail

    ... an attack on the same bus station in May, killing 118. Similar attack: Thursday's blast in the central city of Jos, Nigeria, comes just months after a similar attack at the market killed 118 people (pictured) Casualties from the first blast could ...

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  18. Twin blasts kill dozens in Nigeria marketRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 11 | Los Angeles Times

    Police officers examine the site of twin suicide blasts at Kantin Kwari textile market in the northern Nigerian city of Kano. Police officers examine the site of twin suicide blasts at Kantin Kwari textile market in the northern Nigerian city of Kano.

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  19. Nigeria's Buhari will face JonathanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Iol.co.za

    Former military ruler Muhammadu Buhari will be the main opposition candidate in next year's Nigerian presidential ballot after triumphing in a primary election on Thursday. Buhari will face President Goodluck Jonathan in a February 2015 vote to be held against a backdrop of economic troubles and security fears tied to relentless violence by Islamist militants in Africa's most populous and biggest oil-producing country.

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  20. 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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