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  1. Nigeria: 12 Candidates, One Nation, One PresidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    The parade is impressive. From the academic, private sector, military, to the civil society, the array of presidential hopefuls shows that Nigeria cannot be described as a nation lacking in good quality human capital.

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  2. Nigeria: Vote violence haunts religiously divided JosRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2015 | Al Jazeera

    Sectarian violence between Christians and Muslims has led to deaths and destroyed property for more than a decade in this city, and people here fear another outbreak ahead of Saturday's election. In a closely contested election, President Goodluck Jonathan, a Christian from Nigeria's south, goes up against the main opposition candidate, former general Muhammadu Buhari.

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  3. Bible by the Beach comes back to EastbourneRead the original story

    Mar 20, 2015 | Eastbourne Herald

    ... Since 2009, Bible by the Beach has welcomed speakers from all over the world, including Archbishop of Jos, Nigeria, Ben Kwashi and Diocesan Bishop of Southern Argentina, Greg Venables. This year's programme looks set to promise a similar ...

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  4. With rise in extremist threat, Pope assures Nigerian bishops of his closenessRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2015 | DFW Catholic

    Jos, Nigeria, Mar 18, 2015 / 12:08 am .- Pope Francis has sent a letter to the bishops of Nigeria telling them not to be discouraged by problems caused by an increase of extremist violence in the country, and said he prays for them every day. "I would like to assure you and all who suffer of my closeness," the Pope told Nigeria's bishops in a letter dated March 2. Every day, he said, "I remember you in my prayers and I repeat here, for your encouragement and comfort, the consoling words of the Lord Jesus, which must always resound in our hearts: 'Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you.'

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  5. Join the troops, say: "never again!"Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2015 | Vanguard

    By Ochereome Nnanna I HEARD it first when President Goodluck Jonathan visited our heroic and patriotic troops in the liberated communities in Nigeria's northeast. "Never Again" appears to be the rallying battle cry in this second Nigerian civil war.

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  6. Nigeria 2015: The change we need (Part II)Samuel Bayo ArowolajuRead the original story

    Mar 12, 2015 | Nigeriaworld

    "Our enemies are the political profiteers, the swindlers, the men in high and low places that seek bribes........; those that seek to keep the country divided permanently so that they can remain in office as ministers or VIPs........., those that make the country look big for nothing before international circles, those that have corrupted our society and put the Nigerian political calendar back by their words and deeds." Major Chukwuma Kaduna Nzeogwu , Jan. 15, 1966 n the first part of this write up we concluded among other things that Nigerian Presidentialism and Federalism compared to the American system we pretended to have adopted in 1979 can best be described as fake.

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  7. Nigeria: 'Hard to Stay Neutral' During Poll Campaign - Catholic ArchbishopRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    Remaining impartial in the run-up to Nigeria's presidential polls is a challenge, a leading member of the Catholic Church told RFI on Monday. Archbishop of Jos Ignatius Kaigama says Nigerian politicians are too self-interested and must do more for the people.

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  8. Chad and Niger troops attack Nigeria's Boko Haram extremistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2015 | West Hawaii Today

    Chadian troops participate in the closing ceremony of operation Flintlock in an army base in N'djamena, Chad, on Monday, March 9, 2015. The U.S. military and its Western partners conduct this training annually and set up plans long before Boko Haram began attacking its neighbors Niger, Chad and Cameroon.

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  9. Lake Chad: Striving to meet growing needsRead the original story

    Mar 10, 2015 | PressReleasePoint

    Violence in Nigeria is not only claiming lives and forcing hundreds of thousands of people to flee their homes in the country itself; it is spilling over into neighbouring Chad, Niger and Cameroon, where the humanitarian situation is also deteriorating. Across the Lake Chad region, the International Committee of the Red Cross is providing displaced people with food and household essentials and helping medical facilities to cope with the influx of casualties.

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  10. Chad and Niger troops attack Nigeriaa s Boko Haram extremistsRead the original story

    Mar 9, 2015 | KDWN

    Soldiers from Chad and Niger launched the largest international push to defeat Nigeria's Islamic extremists whose war has spilled over into neighboring countries, officials and witnesses said Monday. Chad's president has warned that the leader of Boko Haram must surrender or be killed.

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  11. Chad, Niger troops open new front in fight against Nigeria's Boko Haram extremistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2015 | Star Tribune

    Chadian troops participate in the closing ceremony of operation Flintlock in an army base in N'djamena, Chad, Monday, March 9, 2015. The U.S. military and its Western partners conduct this training annually and set up plans long before Boko Haram began attacking its neighbors Niger, Chad and Cameroon.

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  12. Boko Haram pledges allegiance to ISISRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2015 | World Magazine

    Kellou Abakar's contractions began Jan. 3-the same day Boko Haram attacked her hometown in Nigeria. With labor coming on, the 30-year-old took her two little girls and carried her 4-year-old son on her back as they fled Baga.

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  13. Soldiers From Chad And Niger Enter Nigeria, Launch Offensive Against Boko HaramRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2015 | Switched

    Forces from Chad and Niger opened a new front in the regional military fight against the Islamic extremist group Boko Haram, as army vehicles full of soldiers crossed the border into northeast Nigeria, officials and witnesses said Monday. The escalation in Africa's joint battle against the Nigeria-based jihadists comes just weeks before Nigerians head to the polls for an election which many fear will turn violent, and after scores of attacks by the militants on neighboring countries who have pledged to help Nigeria defeat the extremists.

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  14. Boko Haram's bid to join the Islamic State offers propaganda boost to bothRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2015 | The Japan Times

    An Oct. 2 screengrab released by the Nigerian Islamist extremist group Boko Haram shows its leader, Abubakar Shekau, who has threatened Cameroon in a Jan. 5 message on YouTube to the nation's president, warning that the same fate would befall the country as neighboring Nigeria. Cameroon troops Monday repelled a Boko Haram attack on an army base.

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  15. Nigeria: We Are Spearheading Cargo Development in Nigeria, Says FAANRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    The Managing Director of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria , Saleh Dunoma has said the Authority would support any effort aimed at maximising the potential in the country's air cargo sector. He noted that the volume of high-value, time-sensitive products traversing national and international boundaries by air is increasing geometrically across the globe, consequently creating increased opportunities for trade and economic development, especially in developing countries like Nigeria.

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  16. Danger zoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | World Magazine

    Nigeria's presidential election poses tough questions for Christians needing protection in one of the world's top spots for terrorist violence The Anglican archbishop of Jos grew up in the country's north and faced death early on: During unrest in 1987, militants burned his home and church, and threatened his life. Over the next 30 years, the Anglican cleric watched persecution morph into the genocidal proportions now threatened by Boko Haram-an Islamist terror group bent on extinguishing Christianity in northern Nigeria-and beyond.

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  17. Boko Haram refugees risk lives to cross lake to Chad campsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | Erie Times News

    Nigerian girls who fled Boko Haram to Chad gather in a school set up by UNICEF at the Baga Sola refugee camp in Chad, Wednesday March 4, 2015. The camp, jointly run by the Chadian government and UNHCR, opened mid-January 2015 and hosts over 6000 refugees.

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  18. Boko Haram refugees risk lives to cross lake to Chad campsNigerian...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | TheCourier.com

    Nigerian girls who fled Boko Haram to Chad gather in a school set up by UNICEF at the Baga Solo refugee camp in Chad, Wednesday March 4, 2015.

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  19. Persons Living With Disability In Plateau Call For Boycott Of PDP Candidates At The PollsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2015 | Ghanamma.com

    The Plateau State coordinator for Persons Living with Disability in Nigeria, Bulus Shanding, has directed members of the group not to cast their votes for any of the People's Democratic Party's candidates seeking political office in the country. According to Mr. Shanding, members of the group have suffered untold hardship in the outgoing administration led by PDP both at the national and state levels.

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  20. 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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