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1 hr ago | Reuters

PayPal signs "ten of thousands" customers in Nigerian launch

PayPal has signed up "tens of thousand" of Nigerians in its first week of operating in Africa's biggest economy, with consumers already purchasing items from Britain, China and the United States via its online platform, a company official said.

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1 hr ago | Globe and Mail

PayPal launches in Nigeria with 'tens of thousands' of new signees

PayPal has signed up "tens of thousand" of Nigerians in its first week of operating in Africa's biggest economy, with consumers already purchasing items from Britain, China and the United States via its online platform, a company official said.

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5 hrs ago | The Peninsula

Nigeria president meets relatives of schoolgirls held h...

ABUJA: Relatives of the Nigerian schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram 100 days ago met with President Goodluck Jonathan on Tuesday for the first time since the girls were seized.

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9 hrs ago | The Fresno Bee

11 parents of Nigeria's abducted girls die

In this Monday, May 5, 2014 file photo, women attend a demonstration calling on the government to rescue kidnapped school girls of a government secondary school in Chibok, Nigeria, in Lagos.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Vanguard

U.S. will support election process which protects rights of Nigerians

The U.S. Government says it will support an election process which protects the rights of Nigerians to use the ballot box to reflect their views and concerns of their communities.

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In-depth Africa

UNN Lecturer Commits Suicide

A lecturer in the Faculty of Law at the University of Nigeria Nsukka, Dr Bede Opata has reportedly committed suicide over a yet-to-be ascertained reason, Thisday reports.

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AlertNet

Nigeria Boko Haram attack causes over 15,000 to flee

More than 15,000 people have fled an area around the northeast Nigerian town of Damboa after a spate of lethal assaults by Islamist Boko Haram fighters during the weekend, the emergency services said on Monday.

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In-depth Africa

Nigerian Air Force Jet crashes in Borno State

A Nigerian Air Force Mi-35 helicopter that was on a training mission crashed this afternoon in South Bama, Borno.

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AllAfrica.com

Nigeria: Robbers Attack Sambo's Wife's Vehicles, Two Killed

Suspected armed robbers yesterday took control of the Kaduna-Abuja expressway and unleashed terror on motorists and passengers.

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News24

.com | Cholera kills 6 in northern Nigeria

Suspected Islamists have raided the remote northeast Nigerian town of Damboa, shooting dead more than 40 residents and burning down houses.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Vanguard

Why Nyako fled Nigeria - Aide

There was a clear indication last night that former Adamawa State Governor, Admiral Murtala Nyako, who was sacked last week, had fled the country.

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News24

.com | Nigeria's media fears crackdown over Boko Haram battle

Zimbabwe says it is ready to host the 34th SADC summit, with a report saying, however that the cash-strapped government is banking on financial support from the private and corporate sectors to host the meeting.

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Vanguard

Minister, club owners meet on way forward for Nigerian football

The Minister of Sports, Tammy Danagogo, will on Tuesday meet with the Representatives of the 20 Nigeria Professional Football League clubs over football development in the country.

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CPJ Press Freedom Online

Nigerian editor missing since Tuesday

The Committee to Protect Journalists holds Nigerian authorities responsible for the safety of an editor who was seized by armed men on Tuesday and has not been seen since.

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Football365

FIFA Lifts Nigeria Suspension After Improvements

The game's governing body withdrew the suspension it imposed on the NFF, which meant no Nigerian team, including club sides, could play internationally, on Friday after its president, executive committee and congress were reinstated.

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Nerve News

Indian hand in Nigerian research and education network

Lagos, July 20 - As India makes its presence felt across multiple development sectors in Africa, Nigeria is taking the help of an Indian firm to launch the country's first research and education network.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Nigeriaworld

Nigeria, the survival of the armedE O EKEFor many years, Fulani...

If there is any doubt that the Nigeria state has failed, these are the evidence.

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The Globe and Mail

Boko Haram kills more than 100, hoists flag in Nigerian town, spokesman says

An Islamic signboard is seen along a road in the northeastern Nigerian state of Borno June 29, 2011.

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Ghanamma.com

Etcetera: "Nigerian Pastors Need To Be Born Again"

I bet a lot of celebrities would be very happy that Etcetera has decided to drop his habits of dissing celebrities and started focusing on other matters.

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ABC News

Extremists Kill More Than 100 in Northeast Nigeria

A civilian defense spokesman and human rights activist say Boko Haram militants have killed more than 100 people and hoisted their black and white flag over a town just 85 kilometers from Nigeria's northeastern state capital of Maiduguri.

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