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  1. Nigeria: President Muhammadu Buhari and the Role in Search of an ActorRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | AllAfrica.com

    ... primitive cattle development programmes that is leading to conflicts in the Middle Belt and in the South West as Fulani herdsmen enter farms with their cattle to ravage farms, we should wake up to the fact that cattle-rearing has gone far, far ...

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  2. Fulani threat: Blame gov't - " AningRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | GhanaWeb

    A security expert at the Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Centre , Dr Kwesi Aning, has laid the blame for the current Fulani threat at the doorsteps of government for failing to abide by international obligations relating to the nomads. "a Part of the challenge is not the Fulanis but state follow-ups to fulfil its international obligations to these people," he noted in an interview with Class FM's Emefa Apawu on Wednesday 3 February, 2016.

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  3. Taxpayers hit by A 2m per month bill for translatorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | Mirror.co.uk

    Experts who speak 226 tongues, dialects and who can sign for deaf foreigners have been employed for criminal, civil and family hearings The Government is paying almost 2 million a MONTH for court translators as the legal system deals with more foreign criminals and immigrants. Experts who speak 226 tongues, dialects and who can sign for deaf foreigners have been employed for criminal, civil and family hearings - being paid a total of 60,000 a day.

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  4. Falae Fires Back Over $2.1BN Arms Probe:'Nobody can prosecute me...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 24 | Vanguard

    A former presidential candidate of the defunct All Peoples Party and Alliance for Democracy , and Chairman of the Social Democratic Party , Chief Olu Falae, has been in the news in the last few months. From his abduction by some Hausa-Fulani herdsmen in his farm in Ilado, Akure North area of Ondo State, to his alleged receiving of N100m from the $2.1 billion arms money from the immediate past National Security Adviser , Colonel Sambo Dasuki, the former Finance Minister and Secretary to the Government of the Federation speaks, in this interview, on the issues.

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  5. Delta community thrown into mourning over monarch's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 22 | Vanguard

    THE hitherto bobbling town of Ubulu-Uku in Aniocha South Local Government Area of Delta State, has been thrown into mourning, following the killing of their king, HRM Obi Akaeze Edward Ofulue III by his abductors. The deceased monarch whose decomposing body was found at Ekpon bush in Edo State, was reportedly kidnapped by suspected Fulani herdsmen on the 5th of this month at a bad spot along Obior/Igbodo Road.

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  6. 'We're praying for the people who have done this to change their...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 17 | Daily Mail

    ... The couple 'received a call from the Lord to open a Medical Ministry at Djibo with a particular view of reaching the Fulani people.' The hospital they built, the Centre Medico-Chirugicale de

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  7. Portrait of a layered city: Saint-Louis of SenegalRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 7 | The Washington Post

    ... storied Jolof Empire. To its north was the Moorish empire of Trarza, and to its east was the region inhabited by the Fulani ethnic group called the Futa Toro. Here, photographer Laylah Amatullah Barayn presents a portrait of the city, once colonized ...

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  8. First Listen: Baaba Maal, 'The Traveller'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 6 | National Public Radio

    Two minutes and 35 seconds into "Fulani Rock," the rousing opening track on Baaba Maal 's aptly titled The Traveller , there comes a strange worlds-colliding moment. Atop a dense and somewhat dissonant collage that recalls The Clash , the Senegalese legend has multi-tracked his voice doing a fierce, almost militaristic chant.

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  9. Nigeria: How Buhari's Administration Will Revive Agriculture - OgbehRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2016 | AllAfrica.com

    ... violent cattle grazers going round the country are not Nigerian Fulani, which is the mistake they make. The Nigerian Fulani go about grazing peaceful while the violent cross border cattle grazers move around with AK-47. The impact has been ...

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  10. Africa Calling: Three of the year's best African music CDsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2015 | Examiner.com

    ... but he has lived in Paris for more than half of his life, so while he sings in West African languages like Wolof, Fulani and Soninke, his folky pop music is also informed by western music. Album title "Amonafi" translates to mean "once upon a time" ...

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  11. Remedial after-school support classes offered in rural Gambia (The...Read the original story

    Dec 16, 2015 | Trials Journal

    Open AccessThis article is distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License , which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided you give appropriate credit to the original author and the source, provide a link to the Creative Commons license, and indicate if changes were made. The Creative Commons Public Domain Dedication waiver applies to the data made available in this article, unless otherwise stated.

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  12. The Language of Nigerian MoneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2015 | New Yorker

    Last year, the Central Bank of Nigeria issued a new hundred-naira note to commemorate the union, in 1914, of the predominantly Muslim North and the predominantly Christian South. The redesigned bill includes a digital code that smartphone users can scan to see a timeline of currency used in the region, set against images of cowrie shells, which were used as currency in Nigeria before 1700, and manilla, a horseshoe-shaped metal bracelet that was historically adopted by Europeans to acquire slaves.

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  13. Guinea: Use New Term to Boost Rule of LawRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2015 | Humans Rights Watch

    President Alpha CondA of Guinea should use his second term to intensify the fight against impunity, strengthen the judiciary, and promote equal respect for the rights of all Guineans. CondA is being sworn in on December 14, 2015, after winning re-election in October.

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  14. Meet the Champions: Youth Society for the Prevention of Infectious Diseases & Social VicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2015 | The Huffington Post

    ... at the center the ancient city of Kano. I belong to a polygamous family; both my father and mother were from noble Fulani families. I attended Kurawa primary, junior secondary and senior secondary school all in Kano city, and was admitted into Kano ...

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  15. SW Nigeria's most powerful monarchRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2015 | The China Post

    A 41-year-old multi-millionaire was on Monday officially installed as the new ooni of Ife - the most powerful and influential traditional monarch among the Yoruba people of southwest Nigeria. Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi succeeded Ife's 50th ooni, Okunade Sijuade, who died in July after a 35-year reign as paramount ruler and spiritual leader.

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  16. .com | Millionaire becomes new ooni of IfeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2015 | News24

    A 41-year-old multi-millionaire was on Monday officially installed as the new ooni of Ife - the most powerful and influential traditional monarch among the Yoruba people of southwest Nigeria. Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi succeeded Ife's 50th ooni, Okunade Sijuade, who died in July after a 35-year reign as paramount ruler and spiritual leader.

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  17. Women of MaliRead the original story

    Dec 7, 2015 | TrekEarth

    ... saw in this part of Mali belonged to the large ethnic group of Fulani, also known as Fula or in French as Peule. The Fulani are estimated to number about 20 million, more than half of them still living as nomads. They are found in many countries, ...

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  18. Guest Post: Climate Change and Ethnic and Religious Conflict in NigeriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2015 | CFR.org

    ... Ethnic, religious, and land use boundaries traditionally coincide to a remarkable extent in parts of the region: Fulani Muslim herdsmen on the one hand, predominantly Barome Christian farmers on the other. Now these boundaries are being pushed. The ...

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  19. Local Christian author takes home double literary awardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2015 | Examiner.com

    "The Fulani Girls" tells the story of two teenage sisters, who in 1778, were forced into slavery and taken from their native home in Nigeria. As was often the case during the slave trade, once they arrived in New York, the Fulani girls were separated, and went through great struggles to find each other again.

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  20. Interview: Baaba MaalRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2015 | Financial Times

    ... Sons. After the festival we had one week to write songs. It all started by the river." The album combines distinctly Fulani rhythms with occasional western textures: the soft-rock coda of pounding piano beats on "Lampenda", the tightly torqued ...

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