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3 hrs ago | KHOU-TV Houston

Nigerian man whose drug runners were busted with heroin at Bush IAH pleads guilty

HOUSTON Koyode Lawrence, aka "Papa," who recruited college students in Nigeria to transport heroin into the U.S., has pleaded guilty to conspiracy to import a controlled substance, announced United States Attorney Kenneth Magidson.

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5 hrs ago | ABC2 Maryland

Parents: 234 girls kidnapped from Nigeria school

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9 hrs ago | Vanguard

Telecom activities may keep Nigeria's rebased GDP green

Information and Communications Technology, ICT, once again, showed its economy- boosting potentials when the statistician-general of the Federation, Dr. Yemi Kale recently released the rebased Gross Domestic Product, GDP data for 2013.

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13 hrs ago | CNN

Nigeria: Boko Haram victim says he cried for help, but no one came

Two years ago, attackers planted a bomb near a car wash in Maiduguri. The explosion shattered his leg and left 80% of his body covered in shrapnel.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

Vanguard

Suspected Ritualist Den:17 suspects arraigned over attack on Police officer's house

The Ogun State Police Command, yesterday, arraigned 17 suspects who attacked the house of a retired Deputy Superintendent of Police at Ijaye in Abeokuta on Monday before a magistrate's court sitting in Isabo, Abeokuta.

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Insight News

Principal pleads with kidnappers to release abducted girl students

While divers conducted their final searches in Korea for the high school students drowned in a misguided ferry excursion, in Nigeria, Principal Asabe Kwambula pleaded with kidnappers of over 100 high school girls to "have mercy on the students."

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CFR.org

A Very Bad Week for Nigeria

A man walks between vehicles that were destroyed during an attack by Boko Haram militants in Bama, Borno State, February 20, 2014.

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Vanguard

Nyanya: Those who committed this act have declared war on Nigeria, Nigerians - Buahri

General Muhammadu Buhari, former Military Head of State, has condemned the recent killings in Nyanya park in Abuja saying those who committed the killings have declared war against the government of Nigeria.

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KMIR 6

230 girls abducted in Nigeria still missing

A week after Islamic extremists stormed a remote boarding school in northeast Nigeria, more than 200 girls and young women remain missing despite a "hot pursuit" by security forces and an independent search by desperate fathers who headed into a dangerous forest to find their daughters.

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TheDenverChannel

Parents: 234 girls kidnapped from Nigeria school Some 234 girls are...

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Vanguard

Samsung brings Galaxy S5, wearable devices to Nigeria with promise

BY EMEKA AGINAM Committed to innovation and discovery in the Information Technology ecosystem, one of the world's largest makers of mobile handsets, Samsung Electronics, last week in Lagos formally unveiled its long awaited Galaxy S5 smartphone, alongside the latest in its industry-leading wearable device line, the Gear Fit and Gear 2, with a ... (more)

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

Vanguard

Exploit the benefits of coconut, commissioner advises Nigerians

Mr Gbolahan Lawal, the Commissioner for Agriculture and Co-operatives in Lagos State, has urged Nigerians to exploit the benefits of coconut.

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Weekend

Nigeria: Students' Abduction Saga - Girls Yet to Be Rescued - Borno Govt, Principal

THE Borno State Government and Principal of Government Girls Secondary School, Chibok, in Borno State, Mrs. Asabe Aliyu Kwarmbula have denied reports that most of the abducted girls have been rescued.

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AllAfrica.com

Nigeria: Easter - Bauchi Commuters Express Fears of Attack At Motor Parks

Following the bomb blast that killed over 100 passengers at the Nyanya Bus Terminus in Abuja last Monday, commuters travelling for the Easter celebration at different motor parks in Bauchi metropolis have expressed fears of bomb attack.

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CNN

Nigerian Policeman Beats and Threatens to Shoot Women

A Nigerian Policeman was caught on video beating, assaulting and threatened to kill two women.

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Breitbart.com

Islamic Militants Boko Haram Claim Deadly Nigeria Bombing

Islamic extremists Saturday claimed responsibility for the massive rush-hour explosion earlier this week that ripped through a busy bus station in Nigeria's capital, Abuja, killing at least 75 people and wounding 141.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

The Afro American Newspaper

Eight Nigerian Schoolgirls Still Missing Following Kidnapping by Islamist Extremists

In this Thursday, May, 30 2013 file photo, Brig. Gen. Chris Olukolade, Nigeria's top military spokesman speaks during an interview in Abuja, Nigeria, The fate of 115 female students abducted by Islamic extremists was thrown into uncertainty Thursday, April 17, 2014 when their school principal denied the Nigerian military's report that almost all ... (more)

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Vanguard

When will the drum beats of revolution start in Nigeria?

When some of us were in secondary school, a grade one WAEC certificate will make you unacceptable for employment in a Nigerian bank and most companies in Nigeria.

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The Nation

President Mamnoon Hussain's visit to Nigeria postponed

For news details visit : http://www.nation.com.pk/national/20-Apr-2014/president-mamnoon-hussain-s-visit-to-nigeria-postponed For news details Read on : President Mamnoon Hussain's visit to Nigeria postponed Islamabad- Foreign ministry said today that the President Mamnoon Hussain's visit to Nigeria has been postponed.

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AllAfrica.com

Nigeria: Gunmen Kill Five-Year-Old in School Attack

Police in Bauchi State said suspected gunmen set ablaze some houses in the staff quarters of Government Girls Secondary School , Yana, killing a five-year old girl on Sunday.

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