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  1. Nigeria: Perils of the Anti-Boko Haram VigilantesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    It is very dangerous work for which few have had any training. On Thursday at least 21 people were killed in two separate explosions in the town of Jos in central Plateau State and some 23 people lost their lives when a suicide bomber triggered an explosive device in Biu in Borno State.

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  2. Suicide bombers on the prowl, be vigilant, military warns NigeriansRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2015 | Vanguard

    Against the backdrop of the massive air bombardments and artillery pounding of Boko Haram terrorists in the North-East, military authorities have issued a security alert warning of plans by the group to carry out suicide bombings in several parts of the country. The plot, it was gathered, is aimed at diverting attention from the epicentre of the terror war in North-East with the killing of unsuspecting members of the public in a soft target siege at such places like markets, recreation grounds, gardens and important national monuments.

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  3. Boko Haram back to urban warfare - ExpertsRead the original story

    Feb 28, 2015 | Vanguard

    Bomb attacks in Nigerian towns and cities look likely to increase in the run-up to forthcoming elections, despite the military claiming increasing successes against Boko Haram in captured territory. At least 86 people were killed in explosions blamed on Boko Haram this week alone, all of them at crowded bus stations in the northeast, wider north and also in the country's central region.

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  4. Nigeria: Twin Bomb Blasts Hit Jos Motor ParkRead the original story

    Feb 26, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    TWO separate bomb blasts yesterday rocked the Bauchi Road axis of Jos North Local Government in Plateau State, leaving behind many casualties. The incident occurred as the Federal Government issued an alert to Nigerians that agents of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria are trying to radicalize the nation's youth through the social media and other sources.

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  5. .com | Nigeria president visits massacre siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | News24

    Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday visited the scene of what is feared to be Boko Haram's worst massacre and vowed that the insurgency would soon be over. But the Islamists gave a fresh indication of the scale of the task, with three separate bombings in the country's religiously tense central region and restive northeast that left at least 35 people dead.

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  6. Explosions in Nigerian towns in north kill at least 34Read the original story

    Feb 26, 2015 | UAport

    Feb 27, 2015, 02.58 AM IST JOS : Explosions in Nigeria's north central city of Jos and the northeastern town of Biu over the past two days have killed at least 34 people, witnesses said Thursday.

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  7. Nigeria's president visits massacre site, as 35 killed in bombingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | Bangkok Post

    Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday visited the scene of what is feared to be Boko Haram's worst massacre and vowed that the insurgency would soon be over. But the Islamists gave a fresh indication of the scale of the task, with three separate bombings in the country's religiously tense central region and restive northeast that left at least 35 people dead.

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  8. Bomb attacks kill at least 23 in north, central NigeriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | AlertNet

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  9. Explosions kill at least 15 in north Nigeria city of JosRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | Hawk Eye

    ... if possible. Reminder: Subscribers have full access online and to our digital (PDF) version of the paper. JOS, Nigeria (AP) - Residents say at least 15 people were killed in two bomb explosions at a bus station and motor park in north central Nig ...

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  10. Bombs explode at bus station, near university in central Nigeria's JosRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | AlertNet

    ... experience on our website. By continuing to browse our site, you are giving your consent for us to set cookies. JOS, Nigeria, Feb 26 (Reuters) - Simultaneous bombs exploded at a bus station and opposite a university in the central Nigerian city of ...

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  11. Suicide Attack in Nigeria Kills at Least 17Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | Voice of America

    Government officials visit injured people from Tuesday's suicide bomb explosion, in a local hospital in Kano, Nigeria, Feb. 25, 2015. At least 17 people were killed Thursday in a suicide bombing at a bus station in Nigeria's northern Borno state, according to witnesses and security forces.

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  12. Africa's Worst Performer Lures Investors to Nigeria: CurrenciesRead the original story

    Feb 24, 2015 | Bloomberg

    Nigerian security inspect the scene of a bomb blast at the Jos Terminus Market, on Dec. 12, 2014. Source: AFP/Getty Images -- Nigeria is riven by an Islamist insurgency, political chaos and sliding oil prices.

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  13. Boko Haram Leader Issues New ThreatRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2015 | Voice of America

    A screen grab from a video of Nigerian Islamist extremist group Boko Haram obtained by AFP shows the leader of the Islamist extremist group Boko Haram Abubakar Shekau delivering a message, Jan. 20, 2015. FILE - A screen grab from a video of Nigerian Islamist extremist group Boko Haram obtained by AFP shows the leader of the Islamist extremist group Boko Haram Abubakar Shekau delivering a message, Jan. 20, 2015.

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  14. Courageous women, brave deedsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2015 | Boston.com

    They were in the United States recently for a colloquium, sponsored by Cambridge's Institute for Inclusive Security, focusing on how to bring women more effectively into peace processes in some of the world's most intractable conflicts. "Women will compromise where men will not,'' says Swanee Hunt, chair of the institute.

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  15. Jonathan, Dokubo-Asari and the path to RwandaRead the original story

    Feb 14, 2015 | Vanguard

    The struggle for power in Nigeria has always been accompanied by violence, intimidation and sometimes total war. The 1965 general elections, marred by fraud and violence, led to the collapse of the democratic process.

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  16. APC Plotting To Stage Manage Attacks On Its Own Leaders, PDP Campaign AllegesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2015 | Ghanamma.com

    The Peoples Democratic Party Presidential Campaign Organisation has uncovered a plot by the All Progressives Congress to simulate attacks on some of its own key leaders with a view to accusing the PDP of being behind the attacks. "As the elections approach, we know the harassment and intimidation will be stepped up.

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  17. Fani- Kayode alleges APC's plans to attacks PDP leadersRead the original story

    Feb 14, 2015 | Vanguard

    By Henry Umoru ABUJA- PEOPLES Democratic Party, PDP Presidential Campaign Organisation, PDPPCO raised alarm yesterday on alleged plot by the All Progressives Congress to simulate attacks on some of its own leaders with a view to accusing the PDP of being responsible for the attacks. In a statement yesterday by the Director, Media and Publicity, PDP Presidential Campaign Organisation, Chief Femi Fani- Kayode, said, "it has been brought to our attention that a section of the leadership of the All Progressive Congress has now perfected plans to simulate violent attacks on members of their own party and then point fingers at supporters of President Goodluck Jonathan and the PDP for such attacks in order to portray us as being violent.

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  18. APC plans to attack its leaders - Fani-KayodeRead the original story

    Feb 13, 2015 | Vanguard

    PEOPLES Democratic Party, PDP Presidential Campaign Organisation, PDPPCO raised alarm Friday on the alleged plot by the All Progressives Congress to simulate attacks on some of its own leaders with a view to accusing the PDP of being responsible for the attacks. In a statement by Director, Media and Publicity, PDP Presidential Campaign Organisation, Chief Femi Fani- Kayode, said, "it has been brought to our attention that a section of the leadership of the All Progressive Congress has now perfected plans to simulate violent attacks on members of their own party and then point fingers at supporters of President Goodluck Jonathan and the PDP for such attacks in order to portray us as being violent.

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  19. Nigeria election delay raises red flags at home, abroadRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | Albany Times Union

    In this Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015 file photo, Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan gestures, during an election campaign rally in Lagos, Nigeria. The six-week delay in Nigeria's presidential election has raised red flags both in the international community and among local opposition political groups, with many concerned about the independence of the country's electoral commission and whether the military hierarchy had too much say in the matter.

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  20. Boko Haram Could 'Destabilize' The African Continent, Nigerian Archbishop SaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | Switched

    Boko Haram, the militant group estimated to have killed at least 15,000 people since it began its insurgency in 2009, represents a threat to the entire African continent with effects that could be felt by the West, Nigerian Archbishop Ignatius Kaigama says. On Wednesday, President Barack Obama asked Congress to authorize a three-year military campaign against the Islamic State.

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