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  1. We'll deliver Kano's five million votes to Buhari - GandujeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2015 | Vanguard

    Kano State's Deputy Governor and All Progressives Congress governorship candidate for the forthcoming general elections, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, has given assurance that Kano will deliver its over five million votes to General Muhammadu Buhari during the presidential election. Dr. Ganduje, who made the promise while unveiling his blueprint for Greater Kano, stated that registered voters would be mobilized to achieve the set goals.

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  2. Boko Haram killed dozens seizing Nigerian town and army baseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2015 | AlertNet

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  3. Boko Haram takes over military base in NigeriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2015 | The Baltimore Sun

    Boko Haram Islamic extremists have overpowered a multinational military force and seized its key base on Nigeria's border with Chad, according to residents who took to canoes to escape. Boko Haram Islamic extremists have overpowered a multinational military force and seized its key base on Nigeria's border with Chad, according to residents who took to canoes to escape.

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  4. Soyinka, Mo Ibrahim, Anas among Most Influential AfricansRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2015 | Ghanamma.com

    Anas Aremeyaw Anas, Ghana's ace investigative journalist has been named along with 99 other Africans seen as most influential personalities on the continent in the year 2014. The list of 100 Most Influential was compiled by the New African magazine and pooled together persons who made the news for the good, bad and ugly reasons, Anas was mentioned along with colleague media personalities, politicians, sports personalities, and top business executives.

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  5. Nigeria: Buhari Vs Jonathan -The Lesser Of Two Evils?Read the original story

    Jan 5, 2015 | In-depth Africa

    As Nigeria's political parties vie for who will be the next president of Africa's most populous country, many Nigerians are perturbed about the potential for violence in the days leading to and after the election; at least if the past is anything to go by. All the rhetoric and campaign verbiage leading to the February election have been macabre and sometimes comical.

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  6. Boko Haram kidnaps 40 boys, young men in Nigeria, attacks army baseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2015 | Chicago Tribune

    A screengrab taken on October 2, 2014 from a video released by the Nigerian Islamist extremist group Boko Haram and obtained by AFP shows the group's leader, Abubakar Shekau. A screengrab taken on October 2, 2014 from a video released by the Nigerian Islamist extremist group Boko Haram and obtained by AFP shows the group's leader, Abubakar Shekau.

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  7. Under Jonathan our insecurity has infected neighbouring countriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2015 | Vanguard

    It is a year of decision; it will determine the hopes and aspirations of millions of Nigerians, young and old and even generation yet unborn. It is a golden opportunity for our political leaders to decide for the majority, whether we are going to fulfill the American prophecy that Nigeria' existence may be terminated or we shall throw such prophecy into the trash can.

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  8. Suspected Islamists 'abduct' 40 people in northeast NigeriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2015 | Arab Times

    ... and Niger to track and combat Islamist militants, backed by fighter aircraft, helicopters and drones. (AFP) KANO, Nigeria, Jan 3, (Agencies): Suspected Boko Haram gunmen have kidnapped 40 boys and young men in a remote village in northeast Nigerian ...

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  9. Boko Haram extremists in Nigeria kidnap 40 boys, young menRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2015 | The Toronto Star

    Boko Haram uses the boys they kidnap as fighters; kidnapped girls are used as sex slaves and suicide bombers, like this 13-year-old girl arrested with explosives strapped to her body in Kano, Nigeria on Dec. 10. The girl says her father gave her to Boko Haram extremists and that she was arrested after refusing to explode a suicide bomb. BAUCHI, NIGERIA-Boko Haram extremists have kidnapped about 40 boys and young men and killed scores of soldiers in a bold attack on a multinational military base in northeast Nigeria, according to fleeing residents and an intelligence officer.

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  10. Villagers kidnapped in North NigeriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2015 | The Daily Star

    Rebecca Samuel , mother of Sarah, one of the abducted Chibok schoolgirls, sits with other parents during a meeting to review efforts to recover the abducted Chibok girls, organised by the Chibok Community Association in collaboration with the #BringBackOurGirls campaign, in Abuja January 1, 2015. . Picture taken January 1, 2015.

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  11. Aliko Dangote's humble drive to the topRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2015 | Vanguard

    Alhaji Aliko Dangote is from a very wealthy family in Kano. He is related to the late Alhassan Dantata, who was reputed to be one of the wealthiest Hausa merchants in Kano as at the time of his demise in 1955.

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  12. Boko Haram seizes 40 boys, men in northern Nigeria: witnessesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2015 | Channelnewsasia.com

    ... an extremist group Boko Haram's former camp near Maiduguri, northeast Nigeria. (Photo: AFP/Quentin Leboucher) KANO, Nigeria: Suspected Boko Haram gunmen have kidnapped 40 boys and young men in a remote village in northeast Nigerian Borno state on ...

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  13. Man arrested 5 yrs after duping yam sellerRead the original story

    Jan 2, 2015 | Vanguard

    Jigawa State of the Nigeria security and Civil Defense Corps have arrested one Bashir Ali of Kofar Sarki, Kafin Gang in BirninKudu Local government area of Jigawa state after five years of duping a yam seller N116,000.00 According to investigation, the suspect collected the Yam tubers worth N116,000 under the pretense to sell and return the money but disappeared for five years. The yam seller, Rufa'I Adamu of Makarahuta village in Kachako local government area in Kano state told the NSCDC during interrogation he later got hint that the suspect was hiding in Chad republic.

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  14. 2014: Not Just Another YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2015 | Vanguard

    Year comes and year goes. That is how it has been and will always be. As the clock gently ticked away, bringing a year to an end, another was being born.

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  15. Nigeria: 2014 in Focus - Nigerian Aviation in Positive Strides, Negative SlidesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    THE Nigerian aviation industry in 2014 was characterised by both positive and negative factors which helped in many ways in shaping the industry.

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  16. Nigeria: 2014 in Focus - Cargo Congestion At Lagos Airport, a Challenge to StakeholdersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    THE monumental problem created by the two-week closure of the cargo terminal of the Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Ikeja, Lagos, in November, by the Nigeria Customs Service , is yet to abate, more than one month the terminal reopened for business. The teething dilema now is how to quickly resolve the challenge occasioned by the surplus uncleared cargo before the closure, the ones that came during the closure and the quantum of goods that cargo operators have been bringing in since the terminal reopened, which have caused unmanageable congestion at the terminal, spilling over to loading ramp and even air side, a situation that is yielding to serious concern because of its safety and security implications.

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  17. Nigeria: 10 Most Read Stories On Premium Times in 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    In 2014, PREMIUM TIMES published thousands of news reports, analyses, opinions and investigative reports, read by several millions of people around the world. For a turbulent year that witnessed worsening Boko Haram insurgency in the northeast region, as highlighted by the abduction of over 200 Chibok schoolgirls and the group's seizure of territories, Nigeria also recorded some relatively positive marks, for instance, becoming Africa's biggest economy.

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  18. My parents volunteered me, says 14-year-old Kano suicide bomberRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 24, 2014 | Vanguard

    A 14-year-old Nigerian girl who was arrested with explosives strapped to her body told journalists Wednesday that her parents volunteered her to take part in a suicide attack. The girl, who was identified as Zahra'u Babangida, was arrested in Kano on December 10 following a double suicide bombing in a market that killed 10 people.

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  19. 2014 Saw Intensification of Boko Haram InsurgencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | Voice of America

    The year 2014 saw Nigerian militant sect Boko Haram intensify its five-year insurgency and target civilians in large numbers as it seized territory in the northeast. The kidnapping of nearly 300 schoolgirls in Chibok in April sparked global outrage, but failed to become the turning point against the sect that Nigeria's president said it would be.

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  20. Blast at northeast Nigeria market kills 7: policeRead the original story

    Dec 24, 2014 | Millat Online

    Wednesday, 24 December 2014 13:30:36 Blast at northeast Nigeria market kills 7: police KANO, Nigeria, Dec 23 : A explosion at the main market in northeast Nigeria's Bauchi city killed seven people and injured 25 others in an area repeatedly attacked by Boko Haram, police said Tuesday. The blast on Monday evening set much of the market on fire, including an area dominated by women traders, according to the Red Cross.

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