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  1. France says contents on seized Kano plane belong to itRead the original story

    Dec 6, 2014 | Newstime Africa

    France on Sunday admitted that it owned the contents of a cargo plane that was impounded on Saturday at Kano Airport, northwestern Nigeria. It insisted, however, that - contrary to some press reports - "there were absolutely no weapons or ammunitions on board of the aircraft."

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  2. Russia denies ownership of Chad-bound arms-laden planeRead the original story

    Dec 7, 2014 | In-depth Africa

    The government of Russia has denied report that the aircraft allegedly moving some military hardware to Chad and intercepted in Nigeria on Saturday has any link with Russia. The country in a post through its embassy in Nigeria cleared that the plane does not belong to Russia and has nothing to do with the country.

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  3. Nigeria seizes aircraft, weapons bound for ChadRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2014 | NewsOK.com

    Nigeria has seized an aircraft loaded with at least one military helicopter and heavy weapons bound for Chad that made an unscheduled landing at Kano airport in northern Nigeria, airport and security officials said Sunday. Five Ukrainian crew members were detained, said Nigerian security agents, who insisted on anonymity because they were not authorized to speak to the press.

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  4. Nigeria Impounds Russian Plane Carrying Military EquipmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2014 | Weekday Magazine

    Nigeria has detained a Russian cargo plane and its French-speaking crew after it made an unauthorized landing in the north city of Kano with undeclared military hardware aboard. The plane was traveling from Bangui, the capital of the Central African Republic, to the Chadian capital of N'Djamena but was forced to make an emergency landing at Kano because the N'Djamena airport was closed.

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  5. Russian cargo plane impounded in Kano, Security agencies begin investigationRead the original story

    Dec 6, 2014 | Vanguard

    Security operatives in Nigeria have impounded a Russian cargo plane with registration number AN124100RA82038 conveying arms and ammunition from Bangui, Central African Republic, to Ndjamena, the capital city of Chad. The plane was impounded at the Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport.

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  6. Apprehended Russian Antonov Aircraft also reportedly carried high-calibre helicopterRead the original story

    Dec 6, 2014 | In-depth Africa

    A supersensitive security alert system intercepted the suspicious Russian made Antonov aircraft with heavy arms and a chopper tucked in it at Aminu Kano International Airport, Kano Nigeria.

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  7. Nigeria: Soldiers Killed in Boko Haram BattleRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2014 | AllAfrica.com

    THE Nigerian Military, yesterday, put up a brave fight against hundreds of Boko Haram terrorists who attacked the dynamite-manufacturing town of Ashaka in Gombe State. Their plan was to overrun the town.

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  8. Special forces to tackle Boko Haram underway - Omokri, Presidential AideRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2014 | Vanguard

    B emigho Reno Omokri is the Special Assistant to President Goodluck Jonathan on New Media. In this interview with ABIODUN ALADE, he pooh-poohs what he terms the propaganda and lies of the opposition about his principal.

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  9. Atiku: I won't give up on NigeriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2014 | Vanguard

    N o matter what anybody tells him, he says he will never give up on Nigeria. Read and know why former Vice President Atiku Abubakar loves Nigeria and wants to occupy Aso Presidential Villa, Abuja.

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  10. Nigeria confirms seizure of plane with military hardwareRead the original story

    Dec 1, 2014 | Newstime Africa

    A cargo aircraft packed with military hardware has been "arrested" at Nigeria's Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport in the northwestern Kano city, the Nigerian army said on Sunday. "An Antonov cargo aircraft carrying some military hardware was arrested at theairport in the early hours of Saturday 6th December 2014," the defense headquarters said on Twitter.

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  11. Nigeria detains Russian cargo plane with military shipment to ChadRead the original story

    Dec 6, 2014 | Reuters

    Nigeria detained a Russian cargo plane and its French-speaking crew on Saturday after it made an unauthorised landing in the northern city of Kano with military hardware bound for neighbouring Chad, a security source said. The plane had been travelling from Bangui, the capital of Central African Republic, to the Chadian capital N'Djamena but was forced to make an emergency landing in Kano because N'Djamena airport was closed, the security source said.

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  12. Nigerian military seizes arms-laden Russian plane bound for ChadRead the original story

    Dec 6, 2014 | In-depth Africa

    Premium Times is reporting that a Nigeria military has intercepted a Russian plane loaded with large amount of arms and ammunition, bound for neighbouring Chad. A security source told PT that the plane was seized early today Saturday Dec. 6th at the Aminu Kano International Airport.

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  13. Nigerian Military intercepts arms-laden Russian plane bound for ChadRead the original story

    Dec 6, 2014 | In-depth Africa

    Report reaching our newsdesk indicates that the Nigerian military has confiscated a Russian plane loaded with dangerous arms and ammunition, bound for neighbouring Chad.

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  14. REVEALED: What OBJ actually told PDP governorsRead the original story

    Dec 6, 2014 | Vanguard

    DISCOMFORTING news for President Goodluck Jonathan's re-election bid broke out from former President Olusegun Obasanjo's Hilltop Mansion, Abeokuta, yesterday evening, indicating that the outcome of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, governors who had gone there to plead for the President's support was initially played down. We can authoritatively disclose today that Obasanjo flatly refused to support Jonathan although Obasanjo had publicly said that he only explained to the governors his position on national issues.

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  15. Michael Irene: Celebrating Black Friday the Nigerian styleRead the original story

    Dec 5, 2014 | In-depth Africa

    On the 28th day of November 2015, America celebrated their Black Friday, which was usually after their Thanksgiving Ceremony. In Nigeria too, surprising as it may sound, Nigeria and Nigerians celebrated Black Friday, but, in different styles.

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  16. NIGERIA : Mark Mentors in High Spirit to Challenge for HonoursRead the original story

    Dec 5, 2014 | Basketball in Africa

    Coach Peter Ahmedu of Mark Mentors Basketball Club of Abuja said yesterday that the team was in a high spirit for the Men's African Club Basketball Championship in Tunisia. Ahmedu told NAN in Abuja that they were just putting finishing touches to the preparations and that the players were intensifying their preparations to challenge for honours at the championship.

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  17. Boko Haram steps up attacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2014 | Click2Houston

    The devastating attack on the Grand Mosque in Kano, Nigeria, Friday was almost certainly the work of Boko Haram, which has stepped up its bombing campaign across northern Nigeria in recent weeks. It may seem counter-intuitive that Islamist militants should attack a mosque, but since its early days Boko Haram has targeted the Muslim "establishment" in Nigeria, accusing it of not defending the interests of Nigeria's 80 million Muslims, of corruption and of "perverting" Islam.

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  18. Nigeria mosque bombed, 120 deadRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2014 | Bangkok Post

    At least 120 people were killed and 270 others wounded on Friday when two suicide bombers blew themselves up and gunmen opened fire during weekly prayers at the mosque of one of Nigeria's top Islamic leaders. Kano's central mosque, the site of a November 28, 2014 suicide bomb attack, is pictured on January 23, 2012 The attack at the Grand Mosque in Kano, the biggest city in the mainly Muslim north of the country, came just as Friday prayers had started.

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  19. Scores dead in attack on top mosqueRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2014 | South China Morning Post

    A group of Nigerian traditional hunters and vigilantes gather on vehicles on their way to engage Boko Haram yesterday. Photo: EPA At least 64 people were killed and 126 injured when two bombs exploded during prayers at a mosque of one of Nigeria's top Islamic leaders yesterday, a week after he issued a call to arms against Boko Haram.

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  20. Police: Blasts at mosque in Nigeria kill 35 peopleRead the original story

    Nov 28, 2014 | KDWN

    ... female suicide bombers detonated explosives on Tuesday at a commercial center. At least 70 people were killed. KANO, Nigeria (AP) - Multiple explosions tore through the central mosque in Nigeria's second-largest city on Friday, killing 35 people, ...

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