Jos, Nigeria Newswire (Page 9)

Jos, Nigeria Newswire (Page 9)

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  1. Carl J. "Bud" Lere, 84Read the original story

    Jan 5, 2015 | Jackson County Pilot

    A funeral service for Carl J. "Bud" Lere of Jackson will take place Jan. 8 at 10:30 a.m. at Our Savior's Lutheran Church in Jackson with the Rev. Lance Isaacson officiating.

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  2. Desperate Parents Of Abducted Nigerian Girls Lose Hope In Government, Turn To U.N.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2015 | Switched

    MAY 09: A man holds a sign that reads 'Bring back our girls' during a protest outside Nigeria House on May 9, 2014 in London, England. 276 schoolgirls were abducted from their boarding school on 14 April, 2014 in the town of Chibok in north-eastern Borno state in Nigeria.

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  3. Boko Haram storms multilateral military base in northeast NigeriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2015 | Christian Science Monitor

    Reverend Enoch Mark, spokesperson for the parents of the abducted Chibok schoolgirls, speaks during a meeting of the parents on the side of a media session to review efforts to recover the abducted Chibok girls organised by the Chibok Community Association in collaboration with the #BringBackOurGirls group, in Abuja, Jan. 1, 2015. In another setback for Nigeria 's counter-insurgency strategy, Boko Haram militants have overrun a key military base in the country's northeast.

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  4. Boko Harem storms multilateral military base in northeast NigeriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2015 | Christian Science Monitor

    Reverend Enoch Mark, spokesperson for the parents of the abducted Chibok schoolgirls, speaks during a meeting of the parents on the side of a media session to review efforts to recover the abducted Chibok girls organised by the Chibok Community Association in collaboration with the #BringBackOurGirls group, in Abuja, Jan. 1, 2015. In another setback for Nigeria 's counter-insurgency strategy, Boko Harem militants have overrun a key military base in the country's northeast.

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  5. 2015: Why political thuggery and violence will be fashionable for youthsRead the original story

    Jan 3, 2015 | In-depth Africa

    One of the most thriving and fastest growing enterprise for most young Nigerians has become political thuggery and violence. This postulation is justified by several factors which if not addressed could bring about long lasting political instability in the post 2015 general elections.

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  6. Rival politicians mourn KaramiRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2015 | The Daily Star

    A woman throws rice from her window during the funeral of former Prime Minister Omar Karami in Tripoli, Friday, Jan. 2, 2015. BEIRUT: Politicians from the rival March 8 and March 14 coalitions expressed sorrow over the death of former Prime Minister Omar Karami, praising him as a politician who prioritized national interest throughout his career.

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  7. Karami, two-time premier ousted by tumultuous eventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2015 | The Daily Star

    From right, Grand Mufti Derian, Prime Minister Tammam Salam, former Prime Minister Najib Mikati and former Prime Minister Fouad Siniora attend the funeral of former Prime Minister Omar Karami in Tripoli, Friday, Jan. 2, 2015. BEIRUT: Omar Karami, who died Thursday at the age of 80, headed two of Lebanon's governments and resigned from borth under popular pressure amid dramatic developments which hit the country.

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  8. Airtel Reaffirms Commitment to Empowering Underprivileged NigeriansRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2015 | PR Log

    PRLog - Jan. 2, 2015 - IKEJA, Nigeria -- Lagos, Nigeria; December 29th, 2014 : Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Airtel Nigeria, Mr. Segun Ogunsanya, has reaffirmed the company's commitment to empowering underprivileged Nigerians through its revolutionary CSR intervention tagged Touching Lives . Speaking, recently, at the premiere of the Touching Lives TV series at the Oriental Hotel in Lagos, Mr. Ogunsanya noted that well-meaning individuals and corporate organisations should commit effort towards extending help to the underprivileged as this will go a long way in creating a prosperous society for all.

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  9. Airtel Touching Lives will impact society positively - BelgoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2015 | PR Log

    PRLog - Jan. 2, 2015 - IKEJA, Nigeria -- Lagos, Nigeria, 29th December 2014: Chairman, Board of Directors, Airtel Networks Limited, Rtd. Justice Alfa Belgore , has said the company is committed to transforming the lives of the underprivileged in the society through its Touching Lives programme.

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  10. Northern yam farmers to raise N5bn for Buhari's presidential campaignRead the original story

    Dec 30, 2014 | In-depth Africa

    A group of yam farmers cutting across some northern states in the country have pledged to support the All Progressives Congress presidential candidate, Gen. Mohammadu Buhari's campaign in the 2015 general elections with N5 billion.

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  11. Adebisi Alimi: Gay Nigerian Actor Puts His Sexuality In The SpotlightRead the original story

    Dec 28, 2014 | WNYC-AM New York

    Adebisi Alimi is the first person ever to come out as gay on Nigerian television. But that wasn't what the 29-year-old wanted to be known for back in 2004.

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  12. Nigeria 2015 Election: The General Buhari we know - Part 2Read the original story

    Dec 24, 2014 | In-depth Africa

    Nigerias' Second Republic was overthrown in 1983 by the military, led by Major General Muhammadu Buhari, a Hausa/Fulani northerner from Katsina state, whose background and political loyalties were hardly different from Shagari's. Buhari had been director of supply and services in the early 1970s, military governor of Northeast State after it had been divided by Gowon, and federal commissioner for petroleum and mines , when the state was awash with oil revenues.

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  13. Bombs blamed on extremists kill 26 in northeast NigeriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | Korea Herald

    Two explosions in two northeast Nigerian states on Monday killed at least 26 people and injured 79, rescue and health officials said. A car bomb at a bus station in Gombe city killed at least 20 people and injured 60, according to Red Cross official Abubakar Yakubu.

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  14. Nigerian police: Car bomb kills 16 at bus station in GombeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2014 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    A car bomb exploded Monday at a bus station in Nigeria's northeastern city of Gombe, killing at least 20 people and injuring another 60, said rescue workers. At least 20 people were "burned beyond recognition by the bomb explosion," and another 60 were hospitalized, said Red Cross official Abubakar Yakubu .

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

    Dec 15, 2014 | 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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  16. Nigerians need a pin to the buttocksRead the original story

    Dec 15, 2014 | 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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  17. We will see the end of Boko Haram - BuhariRead the original story

    Dec 14, 2014 | 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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  18. Deaths at Dusk in Jos: Boko Haram finally reached my family - Bereaved sonRead the original story

    Dec 13, 2014 | 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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  19. U.S. condemns 'senseless' bomb attacks in Jos, KanoRead the original story

    Dec 13, 2014 | 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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  20. Scores dead in latest Nigeria violenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2014 | 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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