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3 hrs ago | Vanguard

Once oil dries up, some states will not survive - Abonta

Since the late 1950s when crude oil was first discovered in Nigeria, it has become the core of the nation's economy.

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7 hrs ago | In-depth Africa

Okonjo-Iweala lauds FG's rail projects

The Minister of Finance, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, on Thursday commended the progress made so far in the construction of the Federal Capital Territory's rail projects.

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11 hrs ago | KHOU-TV Houston

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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15 hrs ago | Customer Interaction Solutions

Making Health Insurance Affordable to 'Average' Nigerians

To make health care accessible and affordable to all Nigerians, the World Health Organisation , the World Bank and other experts recommend among other things: mandatory and publicly subsidized health insurance scheme even as the National Health Insurance Scheme in partnership with MTN Nigeria and Salt & Einstein MTS have rolled out a cheap mobile ... (more)

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19 hrs ago | In-depth Africa

Nigerian Newspapers: 10 things you need to know this Friday morning

Good morning! Here are 10 things you need to know this morning: 1. An Improvised Explosive Device, IED, went off at the New Road Motor Park in Kano on Thursday, killing five people, while eight others were left injured.

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23 hrs ago | Vanguard

Ohanaeze youth tackles Arewa wing over call for dissolution of Nigeria

OHANAEZE Youth Council, OYC, has condemned in strong terms the call by Arewa Youth Development Foundation for the dissolution of Nigeria, describing it as a big offence that warranted treasonable prosecution.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Vanguard

Kaduna, Kano blasts: A disregard to only 'true God' - CAN

By CALEB AYANSINA ABUJA - The Christian Association of Nigeria , Thursday, described the twins explosions in Kaduna and Kano blast at the peak of Ramadan as a clear indication of disregard to the only true God by a sect that claimed to be fighting God's course, condemning the attacks in strong term.

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Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Police: Bomb blast kills 1 at Nigerian bus station

Police say a bomb has ripped through a popular bus station in northern Nigeria, killing one person and injuring eight others.

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Reuters

UPDATE 2-Bomb hidden in fridge kills 1, wounds 8 in bus park in Nigeria's Kano

A bomb hidden in a refrigerator killed one and wounded eight at a crowded bus park in northern Nigeria's biggest city of Kano on Thursday, police said.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Vanguard

Emir of Kano, Sanusi visits Jonathan

Former Central Bank Governor, Lamido Sanusi, yesterday visited President Goodluck Jonathan for the first time, since he became the Emir of Kano.

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Religion News Service

Nigerian atheista s case isna t just about religion

For the last two weeks of July, Faitheist is being guest hosted by Sarah Jones , Communications Associate for Americans United for Separation of Church and State.

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Vanguard

Ohaneze youths fault call for dissolution of Nigeria by Arewa youths

OHANEZE Youth Council has condemned in strong terms the call by Arewa Youth Development Foundation for the dissolution of Nigeria as a country, describing it as a big offence that warrants treasonable prosecution.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

In-depth Africa

Dangers of militarisation of polity

In Nigeria, politics is taking a dangerous turn, following the militarisation of the polity.

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Vanguard

2015: Jonathan cannot win in any northern state - Kwankwaso

Abuja-Apparently preparing the ground for formal declaration of his presidential ambition, Kano State Governor, Rabio Musa Kwankwaso, yesterday, launched series of verbal attacks on President Goodluck Jonathan, accusing him of failing to provide security for lives and property in Nigeria.

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Vanguard

Group petitions Pope over killing of Christians, burning of churches in North

A civil society organisation, International Society for Civil Liberties and the Rule of Law, has petitioned Pope Francis over the killing of Christians and burning of churches in northern Nigeria by Boko Haram and Fulani Jihadists.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Vanguard

Nigeria's unity not negotiable -Maitama Sule

Former Nigerian Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Alhaji Maitama Sule, yesterday warned northern youths against being used to compromise the unity of the country, asking them to embrace dialogue.

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News24

.com | Cholera kills 6 in northern Nigeria

Suspected Islamists have raided the remote northeast Nigerian town of Damboa, shooting dead more than 40 residents and burning down houses.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Nigeria: Govt 'Reviving' Railway System, Says Official

Nigeria's Transport Minister says the administration has allocated funds and implemented strategic plans to revitalize the country's railway system, which has been in a poor state for decades.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

In-depth Africa

NSCIA warns against misuse of soldiers, aviation facilities

The Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs yesterday warned the Federal Government against misuse of military and aviation facilities.

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Vanguard

Alleged N50bn fraud: Court to hear suit against Sanusi Nov 18

The Abuja Division of the Federal High Court, yesterday, fixed November 18 to commence hearing on the suit alleging that the erstwhile Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, and Emir of Kano, Mallam Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, was involved in an alleged N50billion fraud.

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