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Zimbabwe and Nigeria: Mirror, Mirror on the Wall, Who is the Most Corrupt of Them All?

Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe addresses supporters during celebrations to mark his 90th birthday in Marondera about 80km east of the capital Harare, February 23, 2014.

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5 hrs ago | Nerve News

Nigerian filmmakers seek tie-ups with Indians to take on Hollywood

Accra -, April 18 - Nigeria, one of Africa's largest nations and its most populous, is keen to collaborate with the over $2-billion Indian film industry to promote better understanding between the two countries and provide competition to Hollywood.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Vanguard

Clearance procedures in Nigerian ports still primitive - NSC boss

The Executive Secretary, Nigerian Shippers' Council, NSC Mr. Hassan Bello has said that despite several indicators of Nigerian ports' performance and efficiency, clearance procedures are yet to meet up with basic technological advancement.

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Suria

Nigerian museum 'X-rays' Anatsui at 70

To mark the 70th birthday of one of Africa's most accomplished living artists, a Lagos museum chose to focus on pretty much anything but El Anatsui's globally renowned work.

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KTRE-TV Lufkin

Nigerians search unsafe forest for abducted girls

Able-bodied men from the Nigerian town of Chibok have taken to the dangerous Sambisa Forest to search for more than 100 abducted girls and young women whom the military claimed to have freed from their Islamic extremist kidnappers, an education official said Thursday.

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ABC News

Thugs With Machetes Attack Nigerian Party Congress

Nigerian officials say machete-wielding thugs have attacked delegates at a meeting of Nigeria's main opposition coalition, wounding scores in the northern city of Kaduna.

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KFVS12

Nigeria: Fate of 115 abducted girls unknown

The government's latest report card on food poisoning shows a dip in salmonella cases but an increase in illnesses from bacteria in raw shellfish.

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ACF Condemns 'Senseless And Inhuman Acts Of Terrorism' Against Nigerians

As reactions continue to trail the bomb attack on a motor park in Nyanya, a suburb of Abuja in the Federal Capital Territory on Monday morning, the Arewa Consultative Forum has described the incident as a national calamity.

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Daily Times

Mamnoon to meet Jonathan in Nigeria : April 17, 2014,

ISLAMABAD At the invitation of Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan, President Mamnoon Hussain will undertake a four-day official visit to the African republic from the next week.

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India Talkies

20 killed in Nigerian attacks - Indiatalkies.com

Abuja, April 16: At least 20 people were killed in attacks launched by gunmen in two Nigerian villages, local media reported Wednesday citing witnesses and security sources.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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