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  1. Nigeria: Mr. Buhari's ProblemRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | In-depth Africa

    Mr. Buhari is quoted as saying: "a Yes, I am a politician. Yes, I am in the opposition.


  2. In deadly conflict, Boko Haram captures key Nigerian townRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | DFW Catholic

    Abuja, Nigeria, Jul 23, 2014 / 02:01 am .- Islamic militant group Boko Haram has taken control of the northeastern Nigeria town of Damboa in a July 18 attack that killed at least 40 people. 1 comment

  3. SON gives cement producers 60-day deadline on labellingRead the original story

    Yesterday | In-depth Africa

    Determined to address the lingering issues in the cement industry, as well as check the incidence of building collapse, the Standards Organisation of Nigeria yesterday issued a 60-day ultimatum to cement manufacturers on product labelling and traceability requirements.


  4. Nigeria: Biafra and Boko Haram - Different Conflicts, Common ThemesRead the original story

    Monday |

    In late June, at a meeting with the College of Bishops of the African Church, Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan made some interesting comments on the Nigerian Civil War of 1967-70.


  5. Nigeria: Reflections on the Chibok GirlsRead the original story

    Monday | In-depth Africa

    By Denja Yaqub Over ninety days since young school girls were abducted from their school; Government Girls Secondary School, Chibok, Borno State, north east Nigeria on April 14 2014, no success has been glaring on efforts to rescue the girls despite global outrage and promises by foreign governments, including global powers such as the United ... (more)


  6. Aregbesola deserves second termRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 19 | Vanguard

    "Leadership is always somewhat mysterious. Leadership can be summed up in two words: intelligence and integrity, or, to use two synonyms: competence and character."


  7. Sultan appeals to Boko HaramRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 17 | Vanguard

    SULTAN of Sokoto and President General of the Jama'atu Nasril Islam, JNI, Alhaji.


  8. Nigeria: Govt Okays N1.3 Billion Contracts for Gauge Rail LinesRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 17 |

    The Federal Executive Council yesterday approved N1.3 billion consultancy service contracts for the design of six standard gauge rail lines across the country.


  9. Nigeria: Doctors Urged to Call Off Strike for RamadanRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 16 |

    The Da'awah Co-ordination Council of Nigeria yesterday appealed to doctors to suspend their current strike for the sake of humanity and in the spirit of the Ramadan fast.


  10. Akpabio expresses PDP governors' loyalty, support to JonathanRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 16 | Vanguard

    Gov. Godswill Akpabio of Akwa Ibom on Tuesday, expressed the loyalty and support of PDP governors to President Goodluck Jonathan, should he decide to seek re-election in 2015.


  11. Don't Expect A Perfect Nigeria- Former Head Of StateRead the original story

    Monday Jul 14 |

    General Yakubu Gowon, Nigeria's former military Head of State at the weekend, said that Nigerians should not expect a perfect country without problems.


  12. Milestones in Hematology and Blood DiseasesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 13 | PRWeb

    ... has organized a pre-conference workshop during 24-25th April at UsmanuDanfodio University, Teaching Hospital Sokoto, Nigeria. This pre-conference workshop was attended by 283 eminent participants, and vivacious scientific sessions were the most ...


  13. Boko Haram: The crucial options before Jonathan -GowonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 12 | Vanguard

    VIOLENCE linked to Jama'atu Ahlis Sunna Lidda'awati Wal-Jihad, known by its Hausa name, Boko Har?m, and with foothold in north eastern Nigeria, north Cameroon and Niger Republic, has left at least 12,000 people dead, 8,000 people crippled while several thousands have been displaced.


  14. Assessing the performance of govs and presidents - My wayRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 12 | Vanguard

    "The endless variety of the human mind prevents any truth from presenting itself in the same way to any two persons."


  15. Stalemate?Read the original story

    Thursday Jul 10 | Vanguard

    By Donu Kogbara Last week, I said on this page that Boko Haram's murderous sprees and heartless kidnappings have made Northern Muslims look bad and have strengthened President Jonathan's chances of being re-elected next year.


  16. If Price of Oil Crashes Today, Govs Flying Jets Will Look for Okada to Ride - DelegateRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 10 | Hispanic Business

    Contributing to debate on report of the devolution of power Committee yesterday, Odunmakin also said that if no oil, only state out of the 36 states of the country would be able to use its Internally Generated Revenue, IGR to pay workers' salaries.


  17. This Is The Cause Of Insecurity in Nigeria - Sultan Of Sokoto Opens UpRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 8 |

    The Sultan of Sokoto and president-general, Nigeria Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs , Alhaji Sa'ad Abubakar III, has accused politicians of being the main cause of Nigeria's problems.


  18. North fails to stop CONFAB on new statesRead the original story

    Monday Jul 7 | Vanguard

    By Henry Umoru & Joseph Erunke ABUJA-THE planned showdown between southern and northern delegates at the ongoing National Conference over reshaping the power configuration in the country, turned into an anti-climax, yesterday, after conference chairman, Justice Idris Kutigi ruled against reversion of positions adopted last week.


  19. The #BringBackOurGirls rallying pointRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 7 | OUPblog

    The Boko Haram terrorist group, responsible for the abduction of over 200 school girls in north-eastern Nigeria, has been Nigeria's prime security threat since 2009.


  20. What Sokoto Police Command Is Doing To Avoid Boko Haram AttacksRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 6 |

    The Sokoto State Police Command has launched a document on "Basic Security and Emergency Information'' as part of measures to avoid Boko Haram attack.