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  1. Aka Ikenga threatens to take Lagos monarch to ICCRead the original story

    Apr 7, 2015 | Vanguard

    ... s we have copied this release. "It is a known fact that we seek free and fair elections. Where were Yoruba and Hausa/Fulani threatened for their votes?"

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  2. Nigeria's Critical ElectionRead the original story

    Apr 7, 2015 | Project Syndicate

    After 16 years in power, the People's Democratic Party will no longer lead Nigeria's government, having lost last week's presidential election to the opposition All Progressives Congress . Moreover, the outcome marks the first time since Nigeria achieved independence from Great Britain in 1960 that an incumbent has been displaced by a rival political party without violence.

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  3. Of Igbos and political naivetyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2015 | Vanguard

    ... Igbo man in Ihiala or Aba continues to view with grave suspicion anything suggestive of a re emergence of a Hausa Fulani political hegemony or enthronement of ethnic supremacy by any group. Does the Igbo man suffer some kind of political paranoia? ...

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  4. My family used to call me 'Fulani' because of my beauty - Grace Edwin-OkonRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2015 | Vanguard

    She began her journey into the world of entertainment after she won the Miss Face of Detlta State University, as an undergraduate. She went on to emerge second runner-up in the Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria in 1999.

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  5. Tough times for Boko Haram under Buhari: ExpertsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2015 | Newstime Africa

    ... the insurgency," said Yau, who at one time served on government committees on the Boko Haram crisis. Buhari, a Hausa Fulani Muslim from Nigeria's northwestern Katsina State, is particularly admired in the north for his Spartan lifestyle and personal ...

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  6. Learn more about Nigeria.Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2015 | Encyclopaedia Britannica

    Nigeria has a diverse geography, with climates ranging from arid to humid equatorial. However, Nigeria's most diverse feature is its people.

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  7. Opposition holds lead but Nigeria president narrows gapRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2015 | The Peninsula

    ... a stronger opposition. The 72-year-old built an early lead in northern states dominated by the mainly Muslim, Hausa-Fulani ethnic group of which he is a member. He is likely to gain further ground when a group of states in the northwest deliver ...

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  8. Muhammadu Buhari elected the new Nigerian PresidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2015 | The Indian Express

    ... 72-year-old former army general is from neighbouring Katsina state and like most in Kano is a Muslim from the Hausa-Fulani ethnic group. Buhari won 1,903,999 votes in Kano, which is Nigeria's second most populous state after Lagos, the southern ...

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  9. Nigeria votes in tight securityRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2015 | The Peninsula

    Nigerians headed to the polls on Saturday to elect a new president in a knife-edge vote against a backdrop of security fears but new technology delayed the process, affecting even the outgoing president. Boko Haram appeared to carry through their pledge to try to disrupt the vote, attacking two polling stations in the northeastern state of Gombe, leaving at least two voters dead.

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  10. Polls: Northern Christians In Jeopardy - CANRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2015 | Ghanamma.com

    ... come, if government and security forces failed to take action. The President of Tarayyar Masihiyawan Nijeria (Hausa, Fulani and Kanuri Christians), General Ishaku Ahmed Dikko (rtd) and the Director of National Issues in Christian Association of ...

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  11. Christians in the north are in jeopardy - CANRead the original story

    Mar 27, 2015 | Vanguard

    ... come, if government and security forces failed to take action. The President of Tarayyar Masihiyawan Nijeria (Hausa, Fulani and Kanuri Christians), General Ishaku Ahmed Dikko (rtd) and the Director of National Issues in Christian Association of ...

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  12. Nigeria: Why I Won't VoteRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    ... it doesn't stop them from hoping, accounts in large part for the astonishing fact that a member of the reviled Hausa-Fulani aristocracy with unsavoury antecedents should be championed by Jonathan's otherwise natural supporters, and tacitly ...

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  13. Nigeria: Its Patience Versus AishaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    ... was born in Adamawa State into the family of the first Minister of Defense, Hon. Mohammadu Ribadu. A thoroughbred Fulani woman, she is a granddaughter of the first Ciroma of Adamawa. A woman with a royal pedigree, Aisha Buhari was raised in the ...

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  14. Nigerian exodus as election loomsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2015 | BBC News

    ... Mosque. "Now I think everybody has understood that Boko Haram is not religious and it is just as against Hausa Fulani as it is against Igbos or Yorubas," says Dr Patrick Ayelangbe, the leader of Kano's Non-Indigenes Community Leaders Association ...

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  15. Five Million Fulani Voters Endorse Buhari, El-RufaiRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2015 | Ghanamma.com

    Five million potential Fulani voters, under the aegis of APC Fulani Nationwide Association, in Kaduna on Tuesday endorsed Presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Maj.-Gen. Muhammadu Buhari , and the Kaduna State APC governorship candidate, Nasir el-Rufai, for the March 28 and April 11 general elections.

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  16. In Nigerian Political Campaigns,Clothing Crucial to CandidatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2015 | Voice of America

    Supporters of Nigeria President Goodluck Jonathan attend an election campaign rally at the National Stadium in Lagos, Nigeria, March 24, 2015. Supporters of Nigeria President Goodluck Jonathan attend an election campaign rally at the National Stadium in Lagos, Nigeria, March 24, 2015.

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  17. Are African peacekeepers prone to mutiny?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2015 | The Washington Post

    An African Union peacekeeper walks through thick vegetation as he pursues possible Christian anti-Balaka militia who tried to attack a group of ethnic Muslim Peul near the town of Bouar, Central African Republic, on March 9, 2014. Last month's farewell ceremony to Gambian troops participating in the Darfur peacekeeping mission ended up sounding like a warning rather than the intended pep talk.

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  18. The ever-moving Moorish music of Noura MintRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2015 | Sunday Herald

    Mali, Nigeria, Algeria, Ghana: it doesn't take a great deal of delving to tap into the musical riches of these countries. Thanks to a sprawling world music industry, with its major labels, trendy champions and touring infrastructures, we know of the desert blues of Bamako; the Afrobeat and global Naija pop hits of Lagos; the high-budget ra of Algiers; the classic swinging highlife of Accra.

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  19. Nigeria's Jonathan: An unexpected rise to powerRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2015 | Newstime Africa

    ... political triumph for Nigerian minorities who have long played second fiddle to major tribes, such as the Hausa-Fulani of the north, the Yoruba of the southwest and the Igbo of the southeast. Seen as a victim of a power play by the so-called ...

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  20. Nigeria: Suswam Meets Jonathan Over Attacks By FulaniRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    Benue State governor, Gabriel Suswam, on Thursday briefed President Goodluck Jonathan on recent attacks by suspected Fulani herdsmen on communities in Agatu Local Government Area of the state that claimed over 100 lives. He may also have briefed the National Security Adviser, Ibrahim Dasuki, on the same issue in order to find a lasting solution to the incessant attacks on the people of the state.

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