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3 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

Nigeria: Sheikh's Son, 10 Others Killed as Troops Fire on Shiite Muslim Procession

Nigerian Shiite Muslims have accused Nigerian troops of killing 11 of their members and injuring 40 others in a clash between the group and soldiers in Zaria on Friday.

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7 hrs ago | KCBD-TV Lubbock

Indian teen has 232 'teeth' removed from jaw

An Israeli defense official says the Security Cabinet is meeting to discuss international cease-fire efforts, but also the option of expanding its eight-day-old ground operation in Gaza.

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7 hrs ago | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

Indian teen has 232 'teeth' removed from jaw

Ashiq had surgery on Monday, where two dental surgeons and two assisting surgeons removed the 232 "denticles" from his lower right jaw.

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10 hrs ago | Medical Daily

Ebola Confirmed In Nigerian Capital City Of Lagos; 21 Million City Residents Now At Risk Of Exposure

Nigeria's Health Minister, Onyebuchi Chukwu, has officially announced the first case of the Ebola virus in the Nigerian capital of Lagos.

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14 hrs ago | ABC News

Nigeria Beefs up Security Ahead of Ramadan Feast

As Nigeria's insurgency becomes more violent, political and far-reaching, Nigerian forces are increasing security ahead Eid al-Fitr, the Muslim celebration marking the end of Ramadan, according to Emmanuel Okeh, a spokesman for the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps.

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19 hrs ago | KXXV-TV Waco

Nigeria nabs accused $6 million Facebook fraudster

Authorities hope to learn if a psychiatrist had concerns about a patient who allegedly killed a case worker at a suburban Philadelphia hospital before the doctor pulled out his own gun to protect himself.

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23 hrs ago | In-depth Africa

End bleeding, ex-Nigerian leader tells S. Sudanese leaders

July 24, 2014 Former Nigerian president, Olusegun Obasanjo insists South Sudanese leaders have the primary responsibility to end the ongoing conflict in the country for healing processes to commence.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

In-depth Africa

Terrorism: FG seeks support of Nigerians

The Federal Government on Thursday called on the citizenry to support its effort in the fight against terrorism and other forms of criminalities in the country.

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Xinhuanet

Nigeria's bomb blasts death toll rises to 110

The death toll from twin bomb attacks in Nigeria's central north Kaduna State on Wednesday has risen to 110, with more injured victims being rushed to hospital for treatment, a humanitarian official said Thursday.

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RTE.ie

Liberian man being tested for Ebola in Nigeria

A Liberian man in his 40s is being tested for the deadly Ebola virus in Nigeria's commercial capital of Lagos, a city of 21 million people, the Lagos State Health Ministry said.

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NewsOn6 Tulsa

2 attacks in Nigeria's north kills at least 12

A divided federal appeals court has thrown out claims against produce giant Chiquita Brands International made by thousands of Colombians killed during years of bloody civil war.

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Channel3000

Why play the Nigerian bank card?

We have stipulated from the beginning that the large majority of readers to this blog , know and realize the ridiculous nature of the spam/scam emails regularly presented in the space below.

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In-depth Africa

Mr. Djinnit condemns the renewal of heinous attacks in Nigeria

DAKAR, Sngal, July 24, 2014/African Press Organization / - The Special Representative of the Secretary-General for West Africa and High Representative of the UN Secretary-General to Nigeria, Mr. Said Djinnit, strongly condemns the killing of civilians perpetrated over the week-end and yesterday reportedly by the Boko Haram group in the town of ... (more)

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Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

World Briefs: Blasts kill 82 in Nigeria

At least 82 people were killed on Wednesday in two suicide bombings in the north Nigerian city of Kaduna, one aimed at opposition leader and ex-president Muhammadu Buhari and another at a moderate Muslim cleric about to lead a crowd in prayer.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Gawker

Bomb Blasts in Nigeria Kills 25 People, Boko Haram Continues Attacks

Militants-likely Boko Haram-bombed a city center in Kaduna, Nigeria Wednesday. At least 25 people have been reported dead so far.

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Chosun Ilbo

100 Days Later, Nigerian Girls Still Held

Nigerians are marking the 100th day since more than 200 girls were kidnapped from their schoolhouse in the war-torn northeast.

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In-depth Africa

FG urges Hungary to provide security for Nigerian students

The Federal Government on Wednesday urged Hungary to provide security for Nigerian students in various universities across the East European country.

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Los Angeles Times

Dozens killed in twin blasts in Nigeria

Nigerian police survey the scene of a bomb blast in the northern city of Kaduna, Nigeria, on Wednesday.

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WATE-TV Knoxville

2 bombs kill at least 25 in Kaduna, north Nigeria

After two days of jury selection, lawyers are poised to give opening statements in the trial of a Detroit-area man who opened his front door and shot an unarmed woman, killing her.

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RTE.ie

Up to 82 killed in two Nigeria blasts

A second explosion rocked a crowded market area, police said, after a suicide bomber targeting the convoy of a prominent cleric killed at least 32 people.

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