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1 hr ago | 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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5 hrs ago | 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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6 hrs ago | 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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10 hrs ago | 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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12 hrs ago | 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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17 hrs ago | 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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21 hrs ago | 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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BBC News

Two deadly blasts hit Nigerian city

The first explosion targeted moderate Islamic cleric Dahiru Bauchi while the second one targeted senior opposition leader Muhammadu Buhari, a BBC reporter in the city says.

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CNN

Opinion: Nigerians haunted by girls' kidnapping

Editor's note: Chude Jideonwo is co-founder of Red Media Africa, which owns the continent's largest portfolio of youth media brands.

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In-depth Africa

Defence ministry says body of technician who died in Mi-15 crash is missing

The Nigerian Defence Headquarters says the body of the technician who was killed in the Airforce Mi-35 crash on Monday in Bama, Borno state is missing.

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DFW Catholic

In deadly conflict, Boko Haram captures key Nigerian town

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.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

No-fly zones: Where armed conflict is putting airlines at risk

Areas where armed conflict is a threat to commercial airlines include, clockwise from top left: Syria, Nigeria, Gaza and Iraq.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Muammar Gaddafi (Gadhafi), Terrorism, US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Israel, Middle East, Train Disaster

AllAfrica.com

Nigeria: Building Collapse - Three Children Killed in Edo

It was tears all through in Urora community, a suburb of Benin City, the Edo State capital at the weekend when three children lost their lives following a collapsed building.

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Voice of America

U.S. Embassy Training Nigeria Electoral Officials

Election posters along a road on the last day of voter registration exercises in Nigeria's commercial capital, Lagos, Feb. 5, 2011 file photo.

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