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  1. Tough As Nails: Women Scientists Rise Up In NigeriaRead the original story

    Feb 17, 2015 | WNYC-AM New York

    Four hours. That's how much time physicist Rabia Salihu Sa'id has each day to get her research done at Bayero University in Kano, Nigeria.

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  2. Boko Haram destroys northeast Nigeria townRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | The Daily Star

    This is a Monday May 12, 2014 file photo taken from video by Nigeria's Boko Haram terrorist network, showing their leader Abubakar Shekau speaking to the camera. KANO, Nigeria: Hundreds of Boko Haram militants stormed the town of Askira Uba in northeast Nigeria, burning homes and public buildings, as attacks continued despite a regional campaign against the Islamist rebels, witnesses said Tuesday.

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  3. Train Ride Across Nigeria Shows President Jonathan's Mixed RuleRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2015 | Bloomberg

    Passengers onboard Lagos-Kano train take a rest at Minna Station. Restarting the train service along the 1,126-kilometer track traversing the length of Africa's most populous nation is one of the achievements touted by President Goodluck Jonathan's People's Democratic Party before elections on Feb. 14. Photographer: Pius Utomi Ekpei/AFP via Getty Images -- It's Friday evening and a group of Nigerian train staff scream at each other as they battle to get power working on a revived cross-country service from Lagos to Kano, the nation's two largest cities.

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  4. Nigeria: NNPC Audit Report - Apologise to Jonathan, Alison-Madueke, Group Urges Sanusi, OthersRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    Following the submission of its audit report on the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation by PriceWaterhouseCoopers, which indicated that only $1.48b was yet to be remitted to the federation account as against $49b mentioned as missing, a civil society group, Move On Nigeria, has called for public apology from Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammed Sanusi II, and the opposition party, APC, which had echoed the wild and controversial allegation. The group said as a mark of honour, the onus now falls on the Kano Emir, who as governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria , raised the initial alarm that led to the probe.

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  5. Death toll rises to 13 in NE Nigeria attack: policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2015 | The Peninsula

    Kano--Thirteen people have now died as a result of a female suicide bomb attack at a bus station in the northeast Nigerian city of Damaturu, police said on Monday The death toll from the suicide attack at the Damaturu motor park now stands at 13, with the death of six more victims at the hospital," Yobe state police spokesman Toyin Gbadegesin told AFP The attack happened in the state capital shortly after midday on Sunday and was blamed on Boko Haram, who have regularly used women and young girls as human bombs across northern Nigeria A woman with explosives packed on her body entered the city's main bus station and blew herself up among the crowds. Thirty-two people were injured Later six more died from among the injured victims.

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  6. So, we were fooledRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2015 | Vanguard

    SOMETIMES you have this feeling that Nigerians can be a very gullible lot. Some of us can be very easily hoodwinked.

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  7. INEC in a season of high profile inanitiesRead the original story

    Feb 15, 2015 | Vanguard

    POOR Attahiru Jega! The distinguished Professor of political science and Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission is once again in the dock. Indeed, the first salvo against Jega in the court of public opinion is that he is biased.

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  8. Soyinka's seismic shiftRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2015 | Vanguard

    WOLE SOYINKA knows that, in linguistics, there is something called register. Yet, while addressing students at a recent Lagos gathering, the Nobel laureate employed an elevated language suitable for addressing an international literary convention.

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  9. Nigeria: Female Farmers Seek Concession in Fertiliser Sale, DistributionRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    Female farmers under the aegis of All Farmers Association of Nigeria , Kano State branch, has asked the Federal Government to give female farmers concession in the distribution and sales of fertiliser and other inputs. Led by the AFAN woman leader in the state, Hajiya Fatima, in an interview with News Agency of Nigeria in Kano, the women farmers said the request was necessary in view of the increase in the number of women farmers as well as to encourage more women, especially rural dwellers, to embrace farming.

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  10. Nigerian president calls for US help as Boko Haram invade cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2015 | New Vision

    In this screen grab image taken on February 9, 2015 from a video made available by Islamist group Boko Haram, leader Abubakar Shekau makes a statement at an undisclosed location. Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau vowed in a new video released on January 9, 2015 that the group would defeat a regional force fighting the militants in Nigerias far northeast, Niger and Cameroon.

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  11. How APC Will Try To Rig Elections - Dokubo-AsariRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2015 | Ghanamma.com

    Leader of the Niger-Delta People's Volunteer Force , Alhaji Mujahid Dokubo-Asari, has alleged that the defunct Action Congress of Nigeria , wich he claimed is now the pivot of the All Progressives Congress deals with Divisional Police Officers , DCOs during elections. He said they also have people in the judiciary and in the Independent National Electoral Commission , they have people they work directly with.

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  12. Kano Pillars beat Al-Malakia in caf champions leagueRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2015 | Vanguard

    Kano Pillars made a bright start to the their CAF champions league campaign by beating Al-Malakia 2-0 in the first round elimination match decided yesterday in Juba South Sudan. Christian Obiazor and Gambo Muhammed scored both goals, after a goalless first half.

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

    Feb 12, 2015 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    ... center, from the All Progressives Congress (APC) party rides atop a bus as he arrives for a party rally in Kano, Nigeria.The six-week delay in Nigeria's presidential election has raised red flags both in the international community and among local ...

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  14. The YorubasRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 | Vanguard

    A MONG the Yorubas,the clutch bag is an essential accessory on the male because that is where he carries the money he will use to spray celebrants and others at the party. Probably the most travelled Yorubas are from Ogbomosho and Osun communities; they are to be found from Ivory Coast down to Congo Brazzaville in all types of trade.

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  15. How President Jonathan Has Been Consistently Lying To Nigerians - FasholaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 | Ghanamma.com

    Governor Babatunde Fashola of Lagos State yesterday accused President Goodluck Jonathan of consistently lying, saying the lies were negatively affecting the lives of ordinary Nigerians. Fashola also alleged that the Jonathan administration had looted Nigeria more than any other government before it, declaring; "It is time for them to go and they must go".

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  16. FG to eradicate bird flu in Nigeria soon, says officialRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 | Vanguard

    The Federal Government said on Wednesday that it was in full control of the outbreak of bird flu, saying it was using multiple approaches to combat the virus. Dr Ademola Raji, Director, Animal Production and Husbandry Services, Federal Ministry of Agriculture, said this in an interview with newsmen in Abuja.

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  17. Nigerian Agricultural Insurance eyes stronger market penetrationRead the original story

    Feb 11, 2015 | Business Insurance

    The Nigerian Agricultural Insurance Corp. is looking to boost its market penetration and premium volume and has put in place plans to achieve these goals, The Guardian Nigeria reported. NAIC is also targeting better corporate governance, Ms.

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  18. Missing US pilot, plane frustrate searchers in AfricaRead the original story

    Feb 9, 2015 | ETaiwanNews.com

    ... killing 24 people, including eight members of a professional soccer team. Fitzpatrick, 59, was flying from Kano, Nigeria to Douala, Cameroon and his final destination was to be Odzala-Kokoua National Park in Congo, which is managed by African Parks, ...

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  19. Nigeria: Softly, Softly - Humanitarian Schemes to Counter Boko HaramRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    Northeast Nigeria faces a double curse - Boko Haram and deep poverty. Now the government and some private philanthropists are deliberately linking the two by rolling out schemes to provide economic opportunities and humanitarian support as antidotes to militancy.

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  20. Bomb explodes in Niger town after Boko Haram attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2015 | The Daily Star

    Royal Guards of the emir Muhammad Sanusi II pose, February 8, 2015, in Kano, Nigeria, during a Durbar ceremony in honor of the coronation of the emir. AFP PHOTO/FLORIAN PLAUCHEUR NIAMEY: A bomb exploded in Niger's bordertown of Diffa on Monday hours after Islamic sect Boko Haram attacked a prison there, a military and a local source said.

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