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  1. Nigerian says it has freed 178 captives from Boko HaramRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | CNN

    ... north between the group and the Nigerian military. An official displays burned equipment inside a prison in Bauchi, Nigeria, on September 9, 2010, after the prison was attacked by suspected members of Boko Haram two days earlier. About 720 inmates ...

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  2. Unpaid salaries: NLC factions unite against debtor govsRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Vanguard

    LEADERS of the two factions of Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, have put aside their differences to fight against state governors owing workers' salaries and other benefits, saying "we are united and on the same page on this issue and will collectively fight to ensure that these governors pay workers their earned wages and benefits." While the Ayuba Wabba led faction will be meeting on Wednesday to take a decisive action on how to force the debtor governors to pay workers their salaries and other unpaid benefits, the Joe Ajaero faction has given the governors till the end of August to pay or face unprecedented industrial unrest.

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  3. Nigeria in deep economic trouble: "FG, states, LGs share N518.5bn for June"Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Vanguard

    The story by Nduka Chiejina, Assistant Editor, went on to point out that "Two weeks after sharing tax proceeds from the Nigerian Liquefied Natural Gas, NLNG, the three tiers of government yesterday shared a larger amount of cash from the Federation Account for the month of June than they did for the month of May 2015." With all due respects to my colleagues in the media, this is a story for the front page of every newspaper and headline news on electronic media.

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  4. Nigeria: Soldiers At Checkpoint Beat Driver to ComaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | AllAfrica.com

    A truck driver was beaten to coma Saturday by soldiers at a stop-and-search checkpoint near the University of Jos students' hostel, along Jos-Bauchi road. A spokesperson for the Special Task force on Jos crisis, Ikedichi Iweha, requested time to ascertain details of events at the checkpoint.

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  5. Boko Haram - the solutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Vanguard

    O ne can guess that the Nigerian Army is numerically better than Boko Haram, but as we have witnessed since 2009, the battle is still on and the number of internally displaced people is increasing. As at June 2015, there were 1,385,298 internally displaced persons from Adamawa, Bauchi, Borno, Gombe, Taraba and Yobe states and they are being supported by the Federal Government, host families and benevolent donors.

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  6. Nigeria: Who Can Stop Our Governors' Spending Spree?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | AllAfrica.com

    At the end of their meeting last Wednesday in Abuja, state governors resolved to hold discussions with President Muhammadu Buhari to seek lasting solutions to the worsening macroeconomic challenges confronting the nation. The decision was made known to journalists by the Chairman of the Nigerian Governors Forum, Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State.

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  7. UPDATE 1-At least 15 dead after blast at market in northern Nigeria -policeRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 26 | Reuters

    A blast set off by a female suicide bomber tore through a crowded market in the northeastern Nigerian city of Damaturu on Sunday, killing at least 15 people, a police spokesman said. No one has claimed responsibility for the explosion, which witnesses said occurred at around 9.30 a.m. , but it is the latest in a series of attacks in the last few weeks that bear the hallmarks of militant Islamist group Boko Haram.

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  8. Who can stop our Govs' spending spree?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 25 | Vanguard

    By Tony Iredia At the end of their meeting last Wednesday in Abuja, state governors resolved to hold discussions with President Muhammadu Buhari to seek lasting solutions to the worsening macroeconomic challenges confronting the nation. The decision was made known to journalists by the Chairman of the Nigerian Governors Forum, Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State.

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  9. Nigeria: VP Osinbajo Says Boko Haram Targeting His HomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | AllAfrica.com

    Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday disclosed that security reports have shown that Boko Haram insurgents were preparing to adopt a new strategy of using scavengers to dump refuse laden with bombs at his residence. Mr. Osinbajo disclosed this during the National Economic Council meeting, after governors from the Northeast and Northwest presented updates on the issue of insurgency and other criminal activities like cattle rustling and banditry in both regions .

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  10. Nigeria: Bailout - CBN Extends Loan Repayment Period for StatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | AllAfrica.com

    As part of bailout for financially ailing states, the Central Bank of Nigeria has restructured existing bank loans owed by state government from a short term repayment period of about seven years to a minimum of 20 years. Bank loans acquired for salary arrears will also be extended to a minimum of 15 and not more than 20 years.

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  11. Osinbajo raises alarm, says Boko Haram targeting VIPsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | Vanguard

    Vice President Yemi Osinbajo raised alarm, yesterday, that Boko Haram members were targeting to bomb the houses of VIPs. This came as governors of Yobe, Ibrahim Gaidem and Borno, Kassim Shetima also stated that the insurgents still occupied five local governments of the two states.

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  12. Death toll rises to 37 after blasts in Nigerian city of GombeRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 23 | Reuters

    The death toll from multiple bomb blasts at two bus stations in the northern Nigerian city of Gombe on Wednesday has risen to 37, with 105 others injured, a Red Cross official said on Thursday. No one claimed responsibility for the attacks, but they bore the hallmarks of the Islamist group Boko Haram, which has killed thousands of people in the past six years as it tried to establish a caliphate in the northeast.

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  13. Dozens Killed In Nigeria As Mosque, Market BombedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | The Huffington Post

    The death toll from multiple bomb blasts at two bus stations in the northern Nigerian city of Gombe on Wednesday has risen to 37, with 105 others injured, a Red Cross official said on Thursday. No one claimed responsibility for the attacks, but they bore the hallmarks of the Islamist group Boko Haram, which has killed thousands of people in the last six years as it tried to establish a caliphate in the northeast.

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  14. Broke states, broken Federation: Will Buhari restructure Nigeria?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | Vanguard

    JUSTICE Oloyede Folahanmi must be relishing his starring role in Osun's unpaid salaries saga even though his call for Governor Rauf Aregbesola's impeachment is unlikely to result in a special assizes to celebrate the victory of the judge as opposition politician. The learned judge's 30-page petition-actually, a rant-was part Sunday sermon , part chic internationalism , and little to do with law or the adjudication of justice .

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  15. Wheelchairs for Nigeria: getting polio survivors on the moveRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | Bangkok Post

    Six new wheelchairs are lined up near the entrance of the Beautiful Gate Handicapped People's Centre in the central Nigerian city of Jos. Polio survivor Clementina Kuptong climbs into her new wheelchair at the Beautiful Gate Handicapped People's Centre in Jos, northcentral Nigeria Plateau State, on July 16, 2015 The chairs' new owners -- all of them polio survivors -- crawl one by one to the three-wheeled machines with flip-flops on their hands, dragging atrophied, twisted legs and feet behind them.

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  16. Two killed in suicide bomb on edge of Nigeria's Damaturu cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 20 | AlertNet

    ... on our website. By continuing to browse our site, you are giving your consent for us to set cookies. BAUCHI, Nigeria, July 20 (Reuters) - At least two people were killed on Monday after a car suicide bomb detonated at a checkpoint on the outskirts ...

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  17. Nigerian Church endangered if Boko Haram captures Plateau - COCIN presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 18 | Vanguard

    P RESIDENT of Church of Christ in Nigeria, COCIN, Rev. Dachollom Datiri has warned that the Nigerian Church will be at risk the moment the Islamic fundamentalist group, Jama'atu Ahlis Sunna Lidda'Awati Wal-Jihad , better known as Boko Haram establishes a caliphate in the Middle Belt state of Plateau.

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  18. Policeman in a moving patrol vehicle knocks head against highwaybarrier, diesRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 18 | Vanguard

    Tragedy occurred on Sallah day in Bauchi when a policeman on special duty knocked his head against a barrier meant to restrict heavy trucks from plying a road, and died. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the policeman, Corporal Solomon Paul, attached to Explosive Ordinance Disposal Unit, Bauchi Police Command, became unconscious and later died at the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa Teaching Hospital Bauchi.

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  19. Wikki work wonders against all oddsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 17 | Vanguard

    Wikki Tourists are working wonders in their push to the summit of the Nigerian top flight. Against all odds, the Bauchi-based side are redefining things as they push for supremacy against the likes of Enyimba and Sunshine Stars, who are only ahead of them on goals difference, as they all have 33 points from 18 games.

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  20. Suicide bombers kill nine at Muslim prayers - Nigerian armyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 17 | AlertNet

    Two suicide bombers, an elderly woman and a 10-year-old girl, killed at least nine people in the northeastern Nigerian city of Damaturu on Friday morning as worshippers gathered to mark the Muslim Eid al-Fitr holiday, a military spokesman said. They detonated their bombs at around 7.40 a.m. as worshippers queued for security screening to enter an open-air praying area in Layin Gwange, Damaturu, Colonel Sani Usman said.

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