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  1. INTERVIEW-Nigeria's c. bank governor to challenge suspension in courtRead the original story

    Feb 21, 2014 | AlertNet

    ... spending. Nigerians speculate that his outspokenness owes much to his being heir apparent to the throne of Kano, Nigeria's second most powerful Muslim monarchy. It is the relic of a medieval Islamic empire that thrived off trans-Saharan trade routes ...

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  2. Social injustice, cause of insecurity in N-East - Maitama SuleRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2014 | Vanguard

    Bauchi-An Elder statesman and First Republic Minister of Mines and Power, Alhaji Yusuf Maitama Sule, has blamed the current security challenges facing the country, particularly in the North East, where Boko Haram insurgency has claimed thousands of lives, on social injustice.

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  3. Why kerosene is not sold at official price - NNPCRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2014 | Vanguard

    The Group Managing Director of Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Mr Andrew Yakubu, yesterday in Abuja said that kerosene was not sold at the official price of N50 per litre because of diversion of the product by some marketers.

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  4. Senate confirms Gusau, Obanikoro, 9 others as ministersRead the original story

    Feb 18, 2014 | Vanguard

    THE Senate, yesterday, confirmed former National Security Adviser, Gen. Mohammed Aliyu Gusau, former Nigerian High Commissioner to Ghana, Musiliu Obanikoro and former governor of Adamawa State, Mr. Boni Haruna, from Zamfara, Lagos and Adamawa states as ministers.

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  5. Governor: Nigeria losing war on terroristsRead the original story

    Feb 18, 2014 | US News & World Report

    Nigeria is losing its war against Islamic extremists, warned the governor of the northeastern state hardest hit by the country's uprising, as the death toll from the latest attack by militants rose to more than 150, a U.N. agency said Tuesday.

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  6. Senate confirms Gusau, Obanikoro,9 others as ministersRead the original story

    Feb 18, 2014 | Vanguard

    THE Senate, Tuesday, confirmed former National Security Adviser, Gen. Mohammed Aliyu Gusau, former Nigerian High Commissioner to Ghana, Musiliu Obanikoro and former governor of Adamawa State, Mr Boni Haruna, from Zamfara, Lagos and Adamawa states respectively, as ministers.

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  7. Governors Of Northern Nigerian States Want Central Government To Deploy More Troops ThereRead the original story

    Feb 17, 2014 | Malaysian National News Agency

    The Northern States Governors' Forum on Monday urged Nigeria's Federal Government to deploy more troops to the North-East to contain the upsurge in attacks by insurgents there.

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  8. Nigeria Islamists better armed, motivated than army-governorRead the original story

    Feb 17, 2014 | AlertNet

    Confiscated weapons are displayed after a military raid on a hideout of suspected Islamist Boko Haram members in Nigeria's northern city of Kano, Nigeria, August 11, 2012.

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  9. A closer look at Sanusi's figuresRead the original story

    Feb 17, 2014 | Vanguard

    MALLAM Sanusi Lamido Sanusi,would go down in history as the most controversial Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria .

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  10. Atiku, Tinubu and the APC ticketRead the original story

    Feb 17, 2014 | Vanguard

    IN the past week, the Atiku Abubakar Media Office has been engrossed in a spirited rebuttal of a story published online.

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  11. Jonathan pays private visit to Akran of BadagryRead the original story

    Feb 17, 2014 | Vanguard

    The News Agency of Nigeria reports the President arrived at the palace of the monarch in Badagry, Lagos State, at about 10.35 a.m. and was received by the Akran and the Chiefs in Council.

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  12. Boko Haram attacks have become abnormal - Northern GovsRead the original story

    Feb 17, 2014 | Vanguard

    The Northern Governor's Forum on Monday said the incessant attacks by the Boko Haram sect has gone beyond the traditional pattern of their attacks.

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  13. Sanusi: The Reign of the Unsure Banker - A Voice from the DiasporaRead the original story

    Feb 17, 2014 | WebWire

    Mallam Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, would go down in history as the most controversial Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria .

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  14. Nigeria: U.S.$20 Billion Oil Revenue - U.S. Ready to Assist Nigeria - EnvoyRead the original story

    Feb 16, 2014 | AllAfrica.com

    The United States' ambassador to Nigeria, Ambassador James Entwistle, has said that the US will be glad to carry out a neutral investigation into the Nigeria's $20 billion missing oil revenue.

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  15. Over 100 dead in Nigeria attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2014 | The Age

    ... comes just days after militants attacked the village of Konduga, pictured, killing 39 people. Photo: AFP Kano, Nigeria: Suspected Boko Haram militants have killed more than 100 people in an attack on a village in Nigeria. Borno has been under ...

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  16. Nigeria spends N1.2trn on vehicle importsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2014 | Vanguard

    Nigeria spent a total of N1.2 trillion on importation of vehicles last year. A break down of the figure showed that N550 billion was spent on importation of cars, buses and trucks. 2 comments

  17. Over 100 killed in Islamist attack in NigeriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2014 | Channelnewsasia.com

    ... Nigeria, on February 12, 2014 after a gruesome attack by Boko Haram Islamists killed 39 people. (AFP/STR) KANO, Nigeria: Suspected Boko Haram Islamists killed more than 100 people in an attack on a village in Nigeria, a local senator said on Sunday. ...

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  18. Assistant Secretary Thomas-Greenfield's Travel To NigeriaRead the original story

    Feb 16, 2014 | WireNews+Co

    Today, Assistant Secretary of State Linda Thomas-Greenfield, Bureau of African Affairs, made her third trip to Nigeria since becoming Assistant Secretary in August.

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  19. Dozens feared killed by gunmen in northeast Nigeria: officialRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2014 | The Daily Star

    KANO, Nigeria: Gunmen suspected of being Boko Haram Islamists have reportedly killed dozens of people, mostly Christians, in a village in northeast Nigeria, an official and local residents said Sunday.

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  20. Gunmen kill dozens in northeast NigeriaRead the original story

    Feb 16, 2014 | News24

    Zimbabwe should stop blaming its economic woes on sanctions and focus on sound policy decisions which would assist in developing a new trajectory for the country, a US envoy says.

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