Jos, Nigeria Newswire

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  1. 95 generals moved in fresh Army shake-upRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | Vanguard

    By Levinus Nwabughiogu ABUJA - The Chief of Army Staff, Major-General Tukur Buratai has carried out a massive shake-up in the hierarchy of the Nigerian Army that affected 95 generals. This came as President Muhammadu Buhari declared that Nigeria has taken the International Court of Justice ruling on Bakassi Peninsula in good faith.

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  2. Nigeria: Buhari Orders Investigation Into Gas Explosion in JosRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 26 | AllAfrica.com

    President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered investigation of the chlorine gas explosion in Jos, Plateau State at the weekend, which resulted in the death of many people, while others were injured. A statement by Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr Garba Shehu, said Buhari had also commiserated with the families of the victims and the government and people of the state over the incident.

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  3. Gas inhalation kills eight and 100 hospitalized in Nigeria's JosRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 25 | Channelnewsasia.com

    JOS, Nigeria: Eight people were killed and around 100 needed hospital treatment after inhaling chlorine gas following an explosion at a water treatment plant in Jos, a city in central Nigeria, the state government said on Saturday. A chlorine cylinder exploded at the Lamingo Water Board treatment plant around 4 a.m. on Saturday, Plateau state spokesman Samuel Nanle said.

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  4. How Boko Haram Is Changing International Politics in Western and Central AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | Global Voices Online

    ... claims responsibility for the attacks. The group struck again a few weeks after the June attacks, this time in Jos, Nigeria, killing at least 44 people. Boko Haram has repeatedly staged deadly attacks in the Sahel region for the past several years. ...

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  5. Nigeria Marks Gates-Backed Polio Eradication FeatRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | Bloomberg

    A health worker vaccinates a child against polio at a public health centre in Kano, northern Nigerian. Photographer: Ben Simon/AFP/Getty Images For the first time Nigeria is set to eradicate polio as it marks one year with no new cases after billions of dollars spent by a global campaign backed by Bill and Melinda Gates and the United Nations.

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  6. Constant targetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | World Magazine

    ... from southeast Asia, and we hope to step up our Africa coverage next year. Thanks for reading. -Marvin Olasky JOS, Nigeria-An afternoon visit to a cluster of villages in Nigeria's fertile Middle Belt offers a striking snapshot of rural life in the ...

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  7. 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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  8. Red Cross: Misuse of Emblem in Cameroon Threatens MissionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | Voice of America

    Red Cross personnel search for remains at the site of one of Tuesday's car bombs in Jos, Nigeria, May 21, 2014. The Red Cross said its emblem is being illegally used in the violence-plagued northern part of Cameroon, where Nigeria's Boko Haram insurgency has spilled over, as well as the troubled eastern border with the Central African Republic.

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  9. Nigeria: Hail to the ChiefsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 19 | AllAfrica.com

    When Muhammadu Buhari swept to power in March's historic elections, it was on a platform that promised change, security and an end to corruption. In the aftermath of his victory, he met quickly with the leaders of neighbouring states and reached out to leaders of the G7, seeking their support and promising new momentum to end the Islamist terror that has gripped many parts of North East Nigeria since 2010.

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  10. 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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  11. Attack on church averted in NigeriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 14 | Catholic World News

    Worshippers at a Protestant church in Jos, Nigeria, escaped death on July 12 when bombs were discovered before they exploded. Dear reader: If you found the information on this page helpful in your pursuit of a better Catholic life, please support our work with a donation .

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  12. Extremist attacks on mosques, church, restaurant across Nigeria leave more than 60 people deadRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 5 | Yorkton This Week & Enterprise

    In this photo taken on a mobile phone, people gather near a mosque where a bomb exploded earlier in Jos, Nigeria, Monday, July 6, 2015. Two bombs blamed on the Islamic extremist group Boko Haram exploded at a crowded mosque and a Muslim restaurant in Nigeria's central city of Jos, killing 51 people, officials said Monday.

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  13. Waiting for the time bombFr. Pat Amobi ChukwumaRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 12 | Nigeriaworld

    I was three years old when my parents ran with me and my two siblings from Jos to my native home in the East. In those days, many Biafran children were sickly pregnant as a result of the dreaded Kwashiorkor disease, caused by malnutrition.

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  14. Explosives found at church in Jos, central Nigeria: policeRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 12 | Ghanamma.com

    Explosives were found at a church in the central Nigerian city of Jos on Sunday, police and the Red Cross told AFP, adding that the device went off but there were no casualties. "It was averted because the bomb was detected by the church's security personnel.

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  15. Nigeria: Worshippers Escape Death As Explosives Are Recovered From Jos ChurchRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 12 | AllAfrica.com

    Hundreds of worshippers Sunday cheated death at Evangelical Church of West Africa Tudun Wada, Angwan Yanshi, near the Federal Secretariat, Jos, Plateau State, as two explosives were recovered before they were defused during a morning worship service.

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  16. Nigeria: Bird Flu - 1.4 Million Birds DestroyedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 12 | AllAfrica.com

    More than 1.4 million birds were destroyed to stamp out bird influenza that hit poultry farms early this year, according to Dr. Mohammed Ahmed, the Executive Director, National Veterinary Research Institute, Vom. Ahmed told the News Agency of Nigeria , in Vom on Sunday, that 18 states were affected by the flu whose last case was reported on May 28. He said that 800 suspicions were diagnosed in the institute's laboratory out of which 500 tested positive to the disease.

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  17. Bombs Discovered at Church in Central Nigerian City of JosRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 12 | Bloomberg

    Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world. Two bombs were discovered at a church in the central Nigerian city of Jos on Sunday, a week after about 40 people were killed by two suicide blasts in the Plateau state capital.

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  18. Boko Haram militants prove a hard nut to crack for BuhariRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 11 | Daily Monitor

    Abuja- The Boko Haram insurgency is proving to be a bigger problem than the new Nigerian government may have thought. Despite several measures being put in place, the terror group continues to wreak havoc in the northern part of the country, with Plateau State being the latest to be hit.

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  19. Nigeria: Two Churches Attacked in JosRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 10 | WorthyNews

    ... attacked the Winning All Good News Church and St. Michael's Parish of the First African Church Mission, both in Jos, Nigeria. According to Morning Star News, after a suspected Boko Haram bomber blew up a mosque whose imam preached for peaceful ...

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  20. Racism thrives because black nations failRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 10 | Jamaica Observer

    ... in 2015 is as it was in 1715 -- then a rope, now a gun. Racism exists wherever there are black people. Why? In Jos, Nigeria, blacks just killed 42 blacks and we do not blink, yet we're rabid when police kill one black youth in the USA. Recall 300 ...

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