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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. Nigeria's Military Quails When Faced With Boko HaramRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2015 | TIME.com

    Policemen and soldiers guard during a rally of the main Nigerian opposition All Progressive Congress party in Kaduna, Nigeria on Jan. 19, 2015. Nigeria's once vaunted military has been hollowed out by corruption, bad leadership, and insufficient training, leaving it vulnerable to Boko Haram's advance The claims, like the man who made them, were outsize: Nigeria's military, says National Security Advisor Sambo Dasuki, would crush the Boko Haram insurgency that has bedeviled the country for the past six years, in six weeks.

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  10. Experts Discuss Implications of Nigeria's Boko Haram CrisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2015 | Northwestern University

    ... scholar at Northwestern University, Hassan is a senior lecturer in religious studies at the University of Jos, Nigeria. He will address local perspectives on the factors that influenced the rise and development of Boko Haram. "Poor leadership and ...

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  11. Don't Run Away During Elections - Igbo Leader Tells Kinsmen In JosRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2015 | Ghanamma.com

    One of the leaders of the Igbo community in Jos, Plateau State, Chief Samuel Achi, has advised members of the community not to panic over their safety during and after the 2015 general elections. He advised all Igbo residents in Plateau State to remain in their location and exercise their franchise and avoid the greater mistake of running away and putting their lives at risk on the roads.

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  12. Arms-Loaded Trailer Intercepted In Jos By Security OfficialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2015 | Ghanamma.com

    Plans by unscrupulous elements to smuggle arms into Jos, Plateau State, was scuttled on Monday when the trailer conveying the arms was intercepted by security officials. According to PREMIUM TIMES, the arms were transported in a private trailer and was intercepted by a traffic police officer on duty.

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  13. Nkechi Okorocha: First lady with passion for WidowsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2015 | CNN

    It was the evergreen mother of large heart, Mother Theresa who once pin-pointed out that: "It's not how much we give but how much love we put into giving." Then another big poetic lady of substance, MAYA Angelou added her own: "When we give cheerfully and accept gratefully, everyone is blessed."

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  14. Nigeria delays elections as Boko Haram conflict spiralsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2015 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Nigeria's presidential election was on Saturday postponed on security grounds, handing a potential lifeline to the ruling party as it battles a persistent challenge from the main opposition. Nigerian President and presidential candidate of the ruling People's Democratic Party Goodluck Jonathan waves to supporters as he arrives to campaign for re-election in Port Harcourt on Jan 28, 2015.

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  15. In Nigeria, massacres led at whim of Boko HaramRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2015 | The Times of India

    MAIDUGURI : They came in the dead of night, their faces covered, riding on motorcycles and in pickup trucks, shouting "Allahu akbar" and firing their weapons. "They started with the shootings; then came the beheadings," said Hussaini M Bukar, 25, who fled after Boko Haram fighters stormed his town in northern Nigeria.

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  16. Former U.S. envoy: Nigerian vote shaping up as 'train wreck'Read the original story

    Feb 4, 2015 | Los Angeles Times

    A supporter of Nigeria's leading opposition All Progressive Congress stands on the head of another man during a campaign rally at the Taslim Balogun Stadium in Lagos on Jan. 30. A supporter of Nigeria's leading opposition All Progressive Congress stands on the head of another man during a campaign rally at the Taslim Balogun Stadium in Lagos on Jan. 30. Amid predictions that Nigerian elections scheduled for next week will be a "train wreck" leading to disputed results and violence, protesters in the capital called Wednesday for the nation's independent electoral commission to delay the vote.

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  17. Using troops and planes, 3 African nations battle Boko HaramRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | The Arizona Republic

    Three militaries, using ground troops and warplanes, fought Boko Haram on at least two fronts Wednesday with hundreds of the Islamic fighters reported dead as the conflict took on a growing international perspective. Using troops and planes, 3 African nations battle Boko Haram Three militaries, using ground troops and warplanes, fought Boko Haram on at least two fronts Wednesday with hundreds of the Islamic fighters reported dead as the conflict took on a growing international perspective.

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  18. Congressman: I 'Do Not Construe Homosexual Rights as Human Rights'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2015 | The Washington Post

    New Jersey Representative Christopher Smith is one of the GOP's social conservative stalwarts, the perennial author of pro-life bills written to prevent any taxpayer money from ever funding an abortion. He's a human rights campaigner; it was Smith who passed legislation that created a separate processing system for child migrants fleeing violence in Central America.

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  19. Army recaptures Gamboru, four other towns from Boko HaramRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2015 | Vanguard

    The Nigerian Islamist group Boko Haram, which has proclaimed a "caliphate" in the areas under its control in the northeast of the country, is now threatening neighbouring Niger, Chad and Cameroon. - April 14: 276 young girls are seized from their school by Boko Haram gunmen in Chibok, a remote corner of Borno state in northeast Nigeria.

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  20. ICC prosecutor urges Nigerians to refrain from violenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2015 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan points as he speaks to supporters in Yola, Nigeria, Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015. Youths angry at the Nigerian government's failure to fight Islamic extremists threw stones Thursday at President Goodluck Jonathan's electioneering convoy in the eastern town of Jalingo, breaking windshields and windows on several vehicles.

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