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  1. Bronx-born pilot missing in AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | New York Daily News

    ... attended St. Raymond High School, was set to deliver a Cessna 172 owned by the nonprofit African Parks from Kano, Nigeria, to Doula, Cameroon, on June 22 when he and the plane disappeared. "We know very little about what happened that day," said Ken ...

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  2. Nigeria former anti-graft tsar defects to scandal-hit, ruling PDPRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | The Star Online

    Nigeria's former anti-corruption chief Nuhu Ribadu has defected to the ruling People's Democratic Party to contest a state election, in a fillip for President Goodluck Jonathan, whose PDP has been reeling from high profile corruption scandals.

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  3. Ebola outbreak: Africans understandably wary about promised curesRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | CBC News

    New concerns that the Ebola outbreak in West Africa is much worse than reported are adding to the global pressure to find a solution - even if that means testing unproven drugs on desperate Africans.

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  4. Drama in NFA as Maigari, Umeh claim chairmanship positionRead the original story

    Yesterday | Vanguard

    BY JUDE OPARA, Abuja There was a mild drama yesterday at the secretariat of the Nigeria Football Federation as the impeached president of the NFF, Alhaji Aminu Maigari who was reinstated to his position last Friday by the Minister and Chairman of the National Sports Commission , Dr. Tamuno Danagogo resumed in his office.

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  5. Karo Orovboni: Boko Haram - Is the Nigerian Government sincere?Read the original story

    Monday | In-depth Africa

    Well, Boko Haram no longer need an introduction, the group announced itself in a way that thousands of Nigerian families will continue to grieve for their loved ones for many years to come.

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  6. Stay Clear of Partisan Politics Aliyu tells Traditional RulersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | In-depth Africa

    Ahead of 2015 elections, Governor Babangida Aliyu of Niger state has advised Traditional Rulers across the country to stay clear of partisan politics and do everything humanly possible to ensure that they put to shame enemies of Nigeria who are predicting doom for the country.

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  7. Chad troops rescue 85 Nigerians kidnapped by Boko HaramRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 17 | The Peninsula

    KANO, Nigeria: Chadian troops have rescued around 85 Nigerians kidnapped by Boko Haram Islamists last weekend from fishing communities in Nigeria's extreme northeast, security and human rights sources said late on Saturday.

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  8. Kwankwaso warns security agencies, religious and traditional leaders to stay out of politicsRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 17 | In-depth Africa

    Kano State governor, Musa Rabiu Kwankwaso, yesterday advised security agencies, traditional rulers and religious leaders not to give the impression that they belong to a political party.

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  9. The road from beggar to Islamist militant in NigeriaRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 17 | Los Angeles Times

    Children read from the Koran in a classroom in the northeastern Nigerian city of Maiduguri.

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  10. Bechem United to appoint Malik Jabir as technical directorRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 17 | GhanaWeb

    Bechem United have agreed personal terms with Malik Jabir to appoint the Ghana U23 coach as technical director, GHANASoccernet.com can exclusively report.

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  11. Confab: Why we initially opposed final report - Professor YaduduRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 16 | Vanguard

    By UMORU HENRY & Levinus Nwabughiogu Auwalu Yadudu is a constitutional lawyer, professor of law and teacher at Bayero University, Kano.

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  12. Osun poll: What next for APC?Read the original story

    Saturday Aug 16 | In-depth Africa

    For a politician whose credibility is in doubt, and whose principles and values are in contention, the performance of Iyiola Omisore, the Peoples Democratic Party candidate in the recent Osun governorship poll, must worry both the All Progressives Congress and other political analysts.

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  13. Area woman aims to spread word about son-in-law missing in West AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 16 | Jacksonville Daily News

    ... in Africa, Odzala-Kokoua National Park, Congo, has been missing in West Africa since June 22. He was to depart Kano, Nigeria, en route to Douala, Cameroon, but never arrived. Neither he nor the plane has been found. "You read about things like this ...

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  14. Sunday's letters: Drug therapy and liabilityRead the original story

    Friday Aug 15 | St. Petersburg Times

    ... agent. The article overlooked an important piece of history. In 1996, during a meningitis outbreak in Kano, Nigeria, Pfizer pharmaceuticals provided a new antibiotic, Trovan, to the victims. In a blended humanitarian and research effort during a ...

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  15. Kwankwaso accuses presidency of plotting lifetime tenure for JonathanRead the original story

    Friday Aug 15 | In-depth Africa

    Kano State Governor, Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso has accused the presidency of plotting a lifetime tenure ambition for President Goodluck Jonathan.

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  16. From central banker to Islamic kingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 15 | Reuters

    Last year Lamido Sanusi wore pin stripe suits and a colorful array of bow ties to work, and his job consisted mostly of managing interest rates and keeping inflation under control.

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  17. I have no Facebook, Twitter accounts - Emir Lamido SanusiRead the original story

    Friday Aug 15 | In-depth Africa

    The Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, has stated that he has no account on facebook, twitter, or any other social media.

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  18. Kwankwaso Warns Ribadu Against Defecting To PDP, Says Move Would Be Worst MistakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 15 | In-depth Africa

    Governor Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso of Kano State has advised former chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission , Malam Nuhu Ribadu against defecting to the Peoples' Democratic Party .

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  19. Women, kids as suicide bombersRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 14 | Vanguard

    JUST five years ago, few believed that the alien and macabre incidence of suicide bombing was possible in Nigeria.

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  20. Performance: Presidency blasts Fashola for attacking JonathanRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 14 | Vanguard

    B y Henry Umoru ABUJA-THE Presidency yesterday carpeted Governor Babatunde Fashola of Lagos State for accusing President Goodluck Jonathan's government of being inactive for three years, saying the governor might have been occupied in his state to know the achievements of the administration.

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