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1 hr ago | In-depth Africa

FG urges Hungary to provide security for Nigerian students

The Federal Government on Wednesday urged Hungary to provide security for Nigerian students in various universities across the East European country.

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3 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

Dozens killed in twin blasts in Nigeria

Nigerian police survey the scene of a bomb blast in the northern city of Kaduna, Nigeria, on Wednesday.

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5 hrs ago | WATE-TV Knoxville

2 bombs kill at least 25 in Kaduna, north Nigeria

After two days of jury selection, lawyers are poised to give opening statements in the trial of a Detroit-area man who opened his front door and shot an unarmed woman, killing her.

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7 hrs ago | RTE.ie

Up to 82 killed in two Nigeria blasts

A second explosion rocked a crowded market area, police said, after a suicide bomber targeting the convoy of a prominent cleric killed at least 32 people.

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7 hrs ago | BBC News

Two deadly blasts hit Nigerian city

The first explosion targeted moderate Islamic cleric Dahiru Bauchi while the second one targeted senior opposition leader Muhammadu Buhari, a BBC reporter in the city says.

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7 hrs ago | CNN

Opinion: Nigerians haunted by girls' kidnapping

Editor's note: Chude Jideonwo is co-founder of Red Media Africa, which owns the continent's largest portfolio of youth media brands.

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9 hrs ago | In-depth Africa

Defence ministry says body of technician who died in Mi-15 crash is missing

The Nigerian Defence Headquarters says the body of the technician who was killed in the Airforce Mi-35 crash on Monday in Bama, Borno state is missing.

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14 hrs ago | DFW Catholic

In deadly conflict, Boko Haram captures key Nigerian town

Abuja, Nigeria, Jul 23, 2014 / 02:01 am .- Islamic militant group Boko Haram has taken control of the northeastern Nigeria town of Damboa in a July 18 attack that killed at least 40 people.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

No-fly zones: Where armed conflict is putting airlines at risk

Areas where armed conflict is a threat to commercial airlines include, clockwise from top left: Syria, Nigeria, Gaza and Iraq.

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AllAfrica.com

Nigeria: Building Collapse - Three Children Killed in Edo

It was tears all through in Urora community, a suburb of Benin City, the Edo State capital at the weekend when three children lost their lives following a collapsed building.

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Voice of America

U.S. Embassy Training Nigeria Electoral Officials

Election posters along a road on the last day of voter registration exercises in Nigeria's commercial capital, Lagos, Feb. 5, 2011 file photo.

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In-depth Africa

Boko Haram: Cameroon deploys troops to Nigeria border

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Aminu Wali, on Tuesday said that Cameroon had deployed about 1,000 soldiers to Nigerian border to fight Boko Haram.

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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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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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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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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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