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  1. What are the drivers of Nigeriaa s a ups and downsa ?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | The Washington Post

    The Ikoyi district, one of the most affluent neighborhoods of Lagos, Nigeria, features rare open green space in the city of about 20 million people. Why are some African governments better at enacting polices that benefit the country as a whole while others engage in pork barrel politics that only benefit specific communities or interests? That's the main question driving Carl LeVan in his new book, " Dictators and Democracy in African Development: The Political Economy of Good Governance in Nigeria " .

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  2. Coming-of-age ceremonies aren't just for boysRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | The Wave

    After writing about boys' coming-of-age ceremonies a couple of weeks ago, I decided it was only fair to explore coming-of-age ceremonies for girls. Plus, I promised my daughter that I would.

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  3. Boko Haram threat shifting African pastoralist movementsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | AlertNet

    ... Islamist militant groups including Boko Haram, make the annual journey increasingly perilous. Thousands of Niger's Fulani nomads, for instance, normally migrate south with their cattle and camels along two key routes: one to Ghana via Togo, Benin ...

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  4. Awaiting G7 BenefitsRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 17 | Vanguard

    ... and myriads of communal attacks that have left tears, sorrows and blood around the Middle Belt and linked to alleged Fulani herdsmen. We urgently require equipment and technical advice to improve our intelligence gathering and evolve pre-emptive ...

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  5. The king with 100 wivesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | CNN

    Bakary Yerima Bouba Alioum is the lamido of Maroua in Cameroon's extreme north. Lamido is the Anglicization of the Fula word for ruler.

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  6. Like Jonathan, Buhari has no political backbone - Odia OfemiumRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 15 | Vanguard

    ... who need good health, genuine education, jobs, freedom of speech, movement and association. Already he has a Fulani problem which he can only solve if he forgets the cult of Arewa entitlements. The question is, would he who belongs to everybody and ...

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  7. Globe TrekkerRead the original story

    Sunday Jun 14 | KISU-TV Pocatello

    ... s to the historic walled cities in the north, hunts for bargains in the ancient Kurmi Market, visits the traditional Fulani village of Chafe, and encounters a rare mountain gorilla in Nigeria's eastern highlands.

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  8. Turmoil in the AssemblyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 13 | Vanguard

    ... Buhari is signaling a shift, although some are also seeing some kind of subterranean game going on here: a sort of Fulani political insurgency, which has now, with very shrewd and tactical moves, captured the realm of power in Nigeria: from the ...

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  9. Honoring Old Glory leads to precious discoveryRead the original story

    Friday Jun 12 | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... secondhand vapor. This is our rite of passage. The Wampanoag tribe sent older boys into the woods alone to fast. Fulani girls in West Africa tattoo their faces when they cross into womanhood. In our society, engaging in something that frightens ...

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  10. Globe TrekkerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 12 | KUAT-TV Tucson

    ... s to the historic walled cities in the north, hunts for bargains in the ancient Kurmi Market, visits the traditional Fulani village of Chafe and encounters a rare mountain gorilla in Nigeria's eastern highlands.

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  11. Renovation of the Dallas Museum of Art's Arts of Africa Gallery underwayRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 9 | Art Daily

    ... Yoruba arugba Shango, a caryatid figure holding a container for Shango ritual objects, from Nigeria; and a pair of Fulani six-inch hammered gold earrings. The DMA was an early advocate for the inclusion of African art in American art museums, and ...

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  12. MoreRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 9 | Art Daily

    Pair of earrings Kwottenai kanye, Fulani peoples, Late 20th to early 21st century, 18-carat gold gilt, brass, and cotton. Overall: 6 1/4 6 1/2 3 1/4 in.

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  13. Nigeria: New Political Landscape ExplainedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 9 | AllAfrica.com

    Two contrasting scenes reveal the aspirations and challenges Nigerians currently encounter. At the presidential inauguration crowds cheer as the former president, Goodluck Jonathan and the new office-holder, Muhammadu Buhari shake hands after the formal handover of power.

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  14. View scheduleRead the original story

    Monday Jun 8 | KISU-TV Pocatello

    ... s to the historic walled cities in the north, hunts for bargains in the ancient Kurmi Market, visits the traditional Fulani village of Chafe, and encounters a rare mountain gorilla in Nigeria's eastern highlands.

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  15. Senate Presidency: Senators-elect Present 5-Point Resolution To APC On Lawan/Akume TicketRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 5 | Ghanamma.com

    ... posited that "there were three identified voting blocs that ensured the victory of APC in the elections: the Hausa-Fulani bloc, the Yoruba bloc and the Northern minorities bloc. "Thus, the Hausa-Fulani bloc is represented by the President in this ...

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  16. Senate Presidency: Northern minority groups back Lawan, Akume ticketRead the original story

    May 31, 2015 | Vanguard

    ... dent Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President Professor Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, which represents the majority tribes of Hausa-Fulani and Yoruba respectively, noting the religious sensitivity of the tickets as well.

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  17. We will get youa even if you have immunity - Buhari speaks on lawlessnessRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2015 | Vanguard

    ... n of 2007 was null and void because it was not conducted according to law. But the former Chief Justice, Mustapha, a Fulani man from Jigawa and another justice from Taraba, also a Fulani

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  18. Bassekou Kouyate and Ngoni Ba: Ba PowerRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2015 | All About Jazz

    African music is on an unprecedented upward spiral in terms of popularity and global recognition. Each country within Africa is subdivided into local provinces and territories, each with their own cultural traits and traditions.

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  19. Establishment Of Ranches, Solution To Herdsmen, Farmers Frequent Clashes - OrtomRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2015 | Ghanamma.com

    The Governor-elect of Benue State, Samuel Ortom, has promised to establish ranches in order to prevent the incessant bloodshed occasioned by clashes between farmers and herdsmen in the state. Ortom was of the view that the frequent clashes between Fulani herdsmen and farmers, which had claimed many lives and led to destruction of property and cash crops across the country, would be averted with the establishment of ranches nationwide.

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  20. Mauritania: The Growth of Militant Islamism - Should Western Allies Worry?Read the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    The Islamic Republic of Mauritania routinely portrays itself as a committed ally in the fight against Islamic extremism in the Sahel. The country participates in the ongoing UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization mission in Mali .

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