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39 min ago | AllAfrica.com

Nigeria: Military Frees Most Abducted Students, Eight Missing

The Nigerian military has confirmed that it has freed majority of the 129 female students of the Government Girls' Secondary School, Chibok, Borno State.

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4 hrs ago | Connecticut Post

20 killed as Islamic extremists rampage in Nigeria

Goodness Adams, a 10-month baby, who survived Monday's bomb explosion is carried by her aunt, Grace Sabo, in an ambulance at Asokoro hospital, Abuja, to be taken to be reunited with her mother at the Wuse hospital in Abuja, Nigeria, Wednesday, April 16, 2014.

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8 hrs ago | KSFY

As many as 200 girls abducted by Boko Haram, Nigerian officials say

As many as 200 girls were abducted from their boarding school in northeastern Nigeria by heavily armed Boko Haram Islamists who arrived in trucks, vans and buses, officials and witnesses said.

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8 hrs ago | United Nations

UN calls for immediate release of abducted school girls in north-eastern Nigeria

Since June 2013, attacks in northeastern Nigeria have resulted in school closures affecting thousands of students, many of whom have had no access to education in months.

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11 hrs ago | KTOO-TV Juneau

Dozens Of Girls Abducted In Nigeria; Militants Blamed

Soldiers, "vigilantes and volunteers," CNN writes , are searching for about 100 Nigerian schoolgirls who are reportedly in the hands of the militant Islamist group Boko Haram.

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12 hrs ago | ABC News

20 Killed as Islamic Extremists Rampage in Nigeria

Suspected Islamic militants have struck for a fourth time in three days in Nigeria, killing 20 people including a traditional ruler in attacks in the northeast, local government and security officials said Wednesday.

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16 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

Nigeria: Abuja Explosion - Survivors Narrate Experience

When Oyebuchi Chigozie arrived the Nyanya motor park at about 6.00 a.m. on Monday, he thought his daily routine would continue.

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20 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

Nigeria: FAAC Okays Removal of Fuel Subsidy, Shares N641.38 Billion

This as the three tiers of government shared the sum of N641.380 billion as allocation for the month of March, despite a shortfall in the revenue for the month.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Vanguard

NLNG to flood markets with cooking gas

ABUJA: The management of Nigerian LNG Limited, NLNG, has expressed commitment to support Federal Government'sefforts to get more Nigerians to switch to cooking gas by making the product available for consumption.

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Vancouver Sun

Islamic uprising spreads across Nigeria as 100 girls kidnapped from school

A lunar eclipse took place Tuesday. The entire event was to be visible from North and South America, but sky watchers in northern and eastern Europe, eastern Africa, the Middle East and Central Asia were out of luck, according to US space agency NASA.

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Vanguard

Nigeria will reach `promised land' - Adesina

The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, on Tuesday in Abuja expressed optimism that Nigeria would soon reach the promised land as a nation.

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Al Jazeera

Armed men kidnap schoolgirls in Nigeria

More than 100 students of secondary school in Chibok in Borno state abducted, a day after a deadly bombing in Abuja.

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The Wichita Eagle

Minister: 75 dead in blast at Nigerian bus station

A man reads a local newspaper with headline ''Bloody Monday'' close to the bus park that was bombed just hours before in Abuja, Nigeria, Tuesday, April.

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AllAfrica.com

Nigeria: Gang-Raped Girl, Gang-Raped Justice: How Nigeria Police Forced Victim to Free 'Rapists'

Four boys raped her. Yet, there is no justice for her as the police allegedly forced her to free the rapists.

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Iol.co.za

Abuja bombing sparks security blitz

Nigeria will mount a massive security operation to protect a World Economic Forum on Africa planned in Abuja next month, following the bomb attack by suspected Islamist militants on the capital's outskirts on Monday, the event's Nigerian hosts said.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Reuters

(Graphic Images) a bloody day in Nigeria

With eyes welled up from tears, anxious families in Nigeria are waiting for news.

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Xinhuanet

Nigeria explosion: one killing too many

The wanton killing of over 70 persons in Nyanya, a suburb of Abuja, Nigeria's capital city on Monday is the latest shocking reminder that the West African country is fast drifting into a state of anomie reminiscent of Thomas Hobbes state of nature where life is said to be nasty, brutish and short.

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AllAfrica.com

Nigeria: 37 Killed in Borno Weekend Attacks

Residents and security sources said suspected members of the Boko Haram sect stormed Ngoshe Sama village in Gwoza LGA Saturday night and committed the mayhem.

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Mashable

Dozens in Nigeria Killed After Explosion Rips Through Crowded Bus Station

More than 70 people were killed and 124 were wounded on Monday when an explosion tore through a crowded bus station near Nigeria's capital city of Abuja.

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Canada.com

Bus station explosion in Nigerian capital kills at least 71 people, wounds 124

A massive explosion ripped through a bus station during the morning rush hour in Nigeria's capital, killing at least 71 people and wounding 124 in a bombing that marked the bloodiest terrorist attack ever in Abuja.

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