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2 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

Nigerian police uncover bomb plot

Nigerian police have uncovered a plot to bomb the Abuja transport network, they said on Saturday, using suicide bombers and devices concealed in luggage at major bus stations.

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3 hrs ago | CNN

Nigerian Troops Capture 80 Machine Guns, 10 Riffles In Bauchi's Darazo Forest

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8 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

Nigeria: Nobel Laureate in Literature Wole Soyinka Turns 80

His trade is literature. But that doesn't prevent Wole Soyinka, who turns 80 on Sunday , from expressing trenchant views on domestic Nigerian politics.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Vanguard

Nigerians are desperate to make quick money -Ighodalo, Olawuyi

Pastor Ituah Ighodalo, General Overseer, Trinity House, Lagos, opined that although Nigeria is one of the countries with the highest number of churches and worshippers, there's need to understand that both Christian and Islamic religions are still young in their existence.

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Ghanamma.com

PHOTONEWS: Nigerian Army Found Boko Haram's Weapons Hidden Underground In Balmo Forest

The Nigerian Army has found Boko Haram's armouries that were hidden in underground cells in Balmo forest that stretches from Bauchi to Jugawa and to the precincts of Sambisa forest in Borno.

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Fashola Reveals How Nigeria Can Have Stable Electricity

Governor Babatunde Fashola of Lagos State, on Thursday, stated that the only way Nigeria can have stable electricity is for her citizen to vote out the ruling Peoples Democratic Party in the 2015 general election.

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Will Nigerians Have To Pay To Watch Television In 2015?

Over the weekend, the Minister of Information, Labaran Maku, made the revelation at the opening of the Extra Ordinary Meeting of the National Council of Information in Abuja.

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AllAfrica.com

Liberia: Nigeria Donates U.S.$500,000 to Fight Ebola

The President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria,Goodluck Jonathan, has announced his country's donation of Five Hundred Thousand United States Dollars to the Government of Liberia to aid with the fight against the deadly Ebola Virus.

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In-depth Africa

Nigeria suspended from WAFF

Pius Asaba, a member of the Amputee Football Federation for Africa on Thursday said that the World Amputee Football Federation has suspended Nigeria from participating in its activities.

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Ghanamma.com

R.I.P: Benin City Ready For Arrival Of Late Kefee's Body

I have been keeping you posted about the formalities being put in place for the burial of late singer Kefee's, as her body will soon arrive in the quiet city of Benin, Edo State.

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Ghanamma.com

Nigerian Senate Finally Finds Missing $49bn Oil Fund

The Senate have finally revealed that the $49 billion oil revenue was not missing but where un-remitted funds which will soon be put back into the Federal Account.

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West Australian

Digital warriors battle to get African games on phones

Safari the warrior crouches in the bush - a digitised heroine from the new mobile phone game "Afro Fighters" that its Nigerian creator hopes will soon rival the likes of Clash of Clans or Angry Birds on the world's handsets.

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Related Topix: Electronics, Cell Phones, Cellphones, Africa, World News, Rovio Mobile, iPod touchiPad App, iPhone App, iPod touch App, Clash of Clans, Nintendo, iPhone and iPad App, Video Games, Angry Birds, DARK, Kalypso

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Football365

Ouch. FIFA Hit Nigeria With An International Ban

FIFA has suspended Nigeria from all international football after the government sacked the executive committee of the country's football federation.

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Globe and Mail

Homegrown jihadis: Canadians have always fought in other people's wars

Canadians seem to be shocked that Canadian citizens are fighting for al-Qaeda and its more radical rival offshoot, the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant.

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The New Yorker

How to Bring Back the Nigerian Schoolgirls, Three Months On

On Monday, it will be exactly three months since Boko Haram kidnapped over two hundred schoolgirls from the town of Chibok, in Nigeria.

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Two Policemen Arraigned For Stealing N30m From Oba Of Lagos

Two policemen have been arraigned in Lagos magistrate court yesterday for allegedly stealing N30 million from the palace of Oba of Lagos, Oba Rilwan Akiolu.

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Nigerian Army Court-Martials 18 Soldiers Over Mutiny

The Nigerian Army has court-martialed 18 soldiers for attempted murder and mutiny in Maimalari cantonment, Maiduguri, capital of Borno State, northeastern Nigeria, PREMIUM TIMES reports.

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Gunmen Killed 2 Policemen, Woman, Snatched Millions Of Naira

Two policemen were shot dead allegedly by a group of unidentified and heavily armed men who attacked a new generation bank located inside the University of Nigeria, Enugu Campus, UNEC, at the weekend.

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News24

.com | Nigeria's Jonathan appoints four close allies

More sub-Saharan Africans are living in extreme poverty now than in 1990, says a UN report, warning the region will miss most of its development goals.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Vanguard

We want Pension to play more active role in Nigeria's economic growth-PenCom

B etween Monday July 6 and Tuesday, 7, Nigeria, through the National Pension Commission, hosted the World Pension Summit, WPS, the only platform 'for and by' Pension Professionals, exchanging knowledge and innovative ideas on how to secure sufficient pension provisions.

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