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  1. Nigerian mosque bombings kill dozens; Obama continues to deny helpRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 28 | Examiner.com

    More violence, more dead and few answers for police and the Nigerian government as twin car bombs explode in the city of Jos. Less than 24 hours after the bombs killed at least 118, suspected Boko Haram fighters attacked another village.

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  2. The role of spiritual leaders in nation building (3)Sam AwedaRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 25 | Nigeriaworld

    But when he too erred, Prophet Nathan was not afraid to draw his attention to his sin . King David was guided by other prophets including Nathan and Gad and of course Samuel, who anointed him.

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  3. Facing Boko Haram, Nigerians a storm the heavens with prayersaRead the original story

    Sunday Nov 23 | Washington Times

    Boko Haram's expansion has meant murders, forced conversion, and forcible expulsion from homes, causing Catholics in Nigeria to pray and to reach out to help and console the militant Islamist group's victims. "Brothers and sisters, there is no better time to storm the heavens with prayers and petitions than now," Archbishop Ignatius Kaigama of Jos said during a national prayer pilgrimage Nov. 13-14.

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  4. 'Blind Massage' wins big at Taiwan's Golden Horse AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | The Star Online

    China's Blind Massage was the surprise winner at the 51st Golden Horse Awards, the Taiwan-based competition open to all Chinese-language films held yesterday. The Lou Ye-directed film won in six of the seven categories for which it was nominated, including the best feature prize.

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  5. Nigeria: States, Council Hospitals Join Workers' StrikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | AllAfrica.com

    ONCE again, Nigerians will have to grapple with a nationwide health sector industrial action with debilitating consequences as the Joint Health Sector Unions has mandated health workers in the 36 states, the Federal Capital Territory and in the 774 local councils join the12-day-old strike. Also, for the first time, the health workers want President Goodluck Jonathan to assent to the National Health Bill as passed by the National Assembly even as they call for the establishment of a National Health Commission.

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  6. Facing Boko Haram, Nigerians 'storm the heavens with prayers'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 23 | DFW Catholic

    Jos, Nigeria, Nov 23, 2014 / 04:08 pm .- Boko Haram's expansion has meant murders, forced conversion, and forcible expulsion from homes, causing Catholics in Nigeria to pray and to reach out to help and console the militant Islamist group's victims. "Brothers and sisters, there is no better time to storm the heavens with prayers and petitions than now," Archbishop Ignatius Kaigama of Jos said during a national prayer pilgrimage Nov. 13-14.

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  7. Rumors Of Boko Haram Attack Send Nigerian Refugees Fleeing AgainRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 22 | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    As Nigeria's military continues to battle Boko Haram fighters for control of towns and territory in the turbulent northeast, fearful residents are leaving - or being driven out of town. More than 200 schoolgirls, abducted by the Islamist extremists in April, are still missing.

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  8. 'Blind Massage' Is Surprise Winner of Golden Horse AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 22 | The Orlando Sentinel

    China's "Blind Massage" was the surprise winner at the 51st Golden Horse Awards, the Taiwan-based competition open to all Chinese-language films. The Lou Ye-directed film won six in six of the seven categories for which it was nominated, including the best feature prize.

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  9. After Endless Battle with Insurgent, Delta Governorship Hope, Peter...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | CNN

    It has been one of the ugliest episodes to happen to the Country Nigeria, that Boko Haram really dealt with the world's biggest black nation cannot b overemphasis For starters, Boko Haram officially called Jama'atu Ahlis Sunna Lidda'Awati Wal-Jihad , is a militant Islamist movement based in northeast Nigeria. The group was designated by the United States as a terrorist organization in November 2013.

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  10. Leader of Nigeria's Bishops Says No Better Time Than Now to...Read the original story

    Wednesday Nov 19 | DFW Catholic

    Here are the remarks given last week by Archbishop Ignatius A. Kaigama of Jos, Nigeria, president of the Nigerian episcopal conference, at an overnight National Prayer Pilgrimage to pray for the country. The vigil was held in Abuja on the night of Nov. 13-14, with the participation of the nation's bishops.

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  11. Nigeria: National Security Adviser Sues for Peace Ahead 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2014 | AllAfrica.com

    Governmental Organisation , Centre for Caring Empowerment and Peace Initiatives, has donated relief materials to hundreds of displaced persons who are currently taking refuge in Jos over recent attacks by the Boko Haram insurgents in Potiskum. Founder and Executive Director of the organisation, Dr. Rebecca Daniel Dali, disclosed this yesterday, while distributing the relief items to the displaced persons in Jos. 1 comment

  12. APC Condemnation Of Jonathan's Presidential Declaration...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | Ghanamma.com

    The Peoples Democratic Party has noted that Tuesday's landmark declaration by President Goodluck Jonathan, the overwhelming support shown by Nigerians and catalogue of unprecedented verifiable achievements marshalled out have thrown the APC into confusion. PDP National Publicity Secretary, Olisa Metuh in a statement on Thursday said the APC in their "characteristic manner, instead of accepting the successes already acknowledged by Nigerians, went into their usual shadowboxing and mischievous propaganda in a failed attempt to score a cheap political point".

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  13. MEEK: Walking a few miles in women's shoesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | The Chronicle Herald

    My father died when I was 13, so my three sisters and I were raised by a single mom who somehow nudged us all toward university and useful careers. A woman in full, she loved her hard, hands-on work as a registered nursing assistant, and found joy in moderately indulged pleasures - poker on Saturday nights, the Jays and the Leafs, the odd drink, and sneaking a smoke or two on summer evenings behind the back shed.

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  14. 2015: Plateau CAN Chairman Warns Clergy Against Using Pulpit To Endorse CandidatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2014 | Ghanamma.com

    Ahead of the primary elections of various political parties in the country, the Chairman of Christian Association of Nigeria in Plateau State and former President of the Church of Christ in Nations , Rev, Soja Bewarang, has urged clergy men not to use their pulpits to endorse any candidate for the 2015 general elections. The State CAN Chairman, who gave the advice at an interface with religious leaders and community leaders organised by the Jos Forum of the Swiss-based Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue, said it was dangerous for religious leaders to get involved in politics to the extent of endorsing a particular candidate and implored other religious bodies to advise their clerics not to mix their preaching with political campaigns.

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  15. Right of First Refusal: Manifestation of Anenih's declarationRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2014 | Vanguard

    W hen last year Chief Anthony Anenih came to town with his declaration that the best thing to do in the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, regarding its choice of a presidential candidate for the 2015 presidential election would be to grant incumbent President Goodluck Jonathan the Right of First Refusal, many frowned at the thought. However, after just about a year since he made the statement, the party, rightly in its wisdom, has finally granted Jonathan the Right of First Refusal.

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  16. Nigeria: Nigerian Football Crisis - A New Dawn After DarknessRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2014 | AllAfrica.com

    By Thursday night, as I write this, Nigeria has escaped FIFA's ban by the whiskers. I don't have the details but one of two things must have happened.

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  17. Nigeria: Ali Al-Min Mazrui 1933-2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | AllAfrica.com

    ... Andrew White Professor-at-large at Cornell as well as Albert Luthuli Professor-at-large at the University of Jos, Nigeria. Also, he was Chancellor of Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology. As a scholar, he authored many books and ...

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  18. Nigeria escapes FIFA banRead the original story

    Oct 30, 2014 | Vanguard

    Nigeria yesterday escaped the wrath of FIFA as Justice Ambrose Allagoa of the Federal High court sitting in Jos, Plateau State, withdrew the suit filed against the Nigeria Football Federation by the Chris Giwa-led faction. FIFA had given Nigeria up till mid day today, to put its football house in order or be banned, which may not have been reviewed until the board meeting in May next year.

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  19. Jonathan picks PDP nomination form tomorrowRead the original story

    Oct 29, 2014 | Vanguard

    President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan will tomorrow, Thursday, October 30 pick up the PDP nomination form for the 2015 Presidential elections. The President in the statement thanked all Nigerians, members of the PDP, friends, associates, and all groups who have been urging him to seek a second term in office.

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  20. Giwa-led NFA board takes charge, nullifies all Pinnick-led board decisionsRead the original story

    Oct 24, 2014 | Vanguard

    The Chris Giwa-led board of Nigeria Football Association has taken charge as ruled by the judiciary, a member of the board, Yahaya Adama, said on Friday in Abuja. Adama told newsmen at the Glass House secretariat of the NFA the board has returned to power as demanded by the court and was "ready to save the Nigerian game".

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