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2 hrs ago | NewsOne

230 Girls Abducted In Nigeria Still Missing [VIDEO]

A week after Islamic extremists stormed a remote boarding school in northeast Nigeria, more than 200 girls and young women remain missing despite a "hot pursuit" by security forces and an independent search by desperate fathers who headed into a dangerous forest to find their daughters.

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6 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

Nigeria: Potential Investors Urged to Follow Proper Channels

The Special Adviser to Kaduna State Governor on Trade and Investment, Muhammad Yusuf Lere, has advised those wishing to invest in Nigeria not to "go through the back door" but follow the right channels.

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11 hrs ago | Vanguard

"EU/ECOWAS agreement harmful to Nigeria economy "

The National Technical Committee on the European Union/ECOWAS Economic Partnership Agreement negotiation on Thursday said Nigeria might lose its fiscal revenue by endorsing the agreement.

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15 hrs ago | ABC News

Rights Group Urges UN to Help Free Abducted Girls

A Nigerian rights group is urging the United Nations to help secure the release of some 230 schoolgirls abducted by extremists 10 days ago.

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15 hrs ago | UPI

Nigerian faces death by stoning after rape conviction

A Nigerian man was sentenced to death by stoning after his conviction by an Islamic court in the city of Kano for raping a girl, 10, and infecting her with HIV.

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17 hrs ago | CFR.org

Nigeria: "This State Has Failed"

A bystander reacts as she sees victims of a bomb blast arriving at the Asokoro General Hospital in Abuja, April 14, 2014.

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21 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

Nigeria : World Bank sanctions $250 million credit for the Federal...

Funding of the project would be through the arm of the bank. Mainly, the funds will facilitate the poor, urban population residing in the state capitals and their surroundings, and will benefit some two million people.

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Yesterday | AllAfrica.com

Nigeria: Boko Haram Threatens to Kill Abducted Schoolgirls

NOBEL Laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka, yesterday, called on the Federal Government to ensure the release of 230 students of Government Girls Secondary School, Chibok, Borno State, who were abducted by members of the Islamic sect, Boko Haram.

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

Vanguard

Lagos opens up on Al-Mustapha appeal, Ejigbo assault, others

L agos -Lagos State Government, yesterday, said police report was delaying prosecution of those arrested in connection with the case of two women severely tortured over alleged theft of pepper in Ejigbo area of the state.

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Yorkshire Evening Post

Support grows for mum's fight to stay in the UK

TENSE TIME: Afusat Saliu and daughters Basirat and Rashidat, who are waiting to hear if they will be forced to leave the UK A NIGERIAN mother is hoping the Home Office will give her more time to stave off deportation as she fights to protect her children from the risk of female genital mutilation.

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KHOU-TV Houston

Nigerian man whose drug runners were busted with heroin at Bush IAH pleads guilty

HOUSTON Koyode Lawrence, aka "Papa," who recruited college students in Nigeria to transport heroin into the U.S., has pleaded guilty to conspiracy to import a controlled substance, announced United States Attorney Kenneth Magidson.

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ABC2 Maryland

Parents: 234 girls kidnapped from Nigeria school

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Vanguard

Telecom activities may keep Nigeria's rebased GDP green

Information and Communications Technology, ICT, once again, showed its economy- boosting potentials when the statistician-general of the Federation, Dr. Yemi Kale recently released the rebased Gross Domestic Product, GDP data for 2013.

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CNN

Nigeria: Boko Haram victim says he cried for help, but no one came

Two years ago, attackers planted a bomb near a car wash in Maiduguri. The explosion shattered his leg and left 80% of his body covered in shrapnel.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

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Suspected Ritualist Den:17 suspects arraigned over attack on Police officer's house

The Ogun State Police Command, yesterday, arraigned 17 suspects who attacked the house of a retired Deputy Superintendent of Police at Ijaye in Abeokuta on Monday before a magistrate's court sitting in Isabo, Abeokuta.

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Insight News

Principal pleads with kidnappers to release abducted girl students

While divers conducted their final searches in Korea for the high school students drowned in a misguided ferry excursion, in Nigeria, Principal Asabe Kwambula pleaded with kidnappers of over 100 high school girls to "have mercy on the students."

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CFR.org

A Very Bad Week for Nigeria

A man walks between vehicles that were destroyed during an attack by Boko Haram militants in Bama, Borno State, February 20, 2014.

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Nyanya: Those who committed this act have declared war on Nigeria, Nigerians - Buahri

General Muhammadu Buhari, former Military Head of State, has condemned the recent killings in Nyanya park in Abuja saying those who committed the killings have declared war against the government of Nigeria.

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230 girls abducted in Nigeria still missing

A week after Islamic extremists stormed a remote boarding school in northeast Nigeria, more than 200 girls and young women remain missing despite a "hot pursuit" by security forces and an independent search by desperate fathers who headed into a dangerous forest to find their daughters.

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Parents: 234 girls kidnapped from Nigeria school Some 234 girls are...

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