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2 hrs ago | Ghanamma.com

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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6 hrs ago | Ghanamma.com

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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10 hrs ago | Ghanamma.com

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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14 hrs ago | 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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News24

.com | SA intel warns: Long, abusive campaign in Nigeria

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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Goal.com

Fifa suspends Nigerian Football Federation

The Fifa Emergency Committee has announced that it has suspended the Nigerian Football Association with immediate effect due to alleged "government interference".

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Ghanamma.com

50-Year Jail Term For Corrupt Judges In Nigeria

Former Minister of Sports , Prof. Taoheed Adedoja, and a legal practitioner based in Ibadan, Akintayo Adeyemi, have expressed their support for the 50-year jail term recommended for corrupt judges by delegates at the ongoing National Conference in Abuja.

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Al Bawaba

Etihad Airways appoints new general manager for Nigeria

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has appointed Mrs Wuraola Oduntan as its new General Manager for Nigeria.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Ghanamma.com

Jonathan Reveals Why Abducted Girls Have Not Been Rescued

President Goodluck Jonathan on Tuesday, said the over 234 secondary school girls that were abducted in Chibok, Borno State on April 14, 2014, are yet to be rescued because government wants to bring them back alive.

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Vanguard

SAN killed by his son: I killed my father in anger - Suspect

The 21-year-old Tolani Ajayi, who killed his father, Charles Ajayi, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, SAN, in the Redemption Camp along Lagos/Ibadan expressway last week, has said that he was provoked by his father.

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The Island Packet

'Half of a Yellow Sun' to premiere in Nigeria

In this file photo taken on Thursday, May, 17. 2012 and released by Yellow sun ltd, unidentified actors act in a film ''Half of a yellow sun'', an adaptation of novelist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's book, in Calabar, Nigeria.

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GhanaSoccerNet.com

FIFA begins quick crackdown on Nigeria over government interference

FIFA has stopped the inauguration of two strategic committees by the illegal Nigeria Football Federation as the country now awaits a ban following government's direct interference in the running of football in the country.

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Ghanamma.com

REVEALED: How Nigerian Soldiers Enter Boko Haram Kingpin's Home In Kaduna

The Defense Headquarters in Abuja has revealed how Nigerian military men gained entrance into the home of a Boko Haram kingpin reportedly killed during a shootout in Kaduna, the capital of Kaduna State on Sunday, 6 July, 2014.

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Ekklesia Daily News

Christian Aid responds to conflict in Nigeria that has displaced 50,000

Christian Aid partners are providing emergency support to some 50,000 people who have fled a conflict in the north central state of Benue in Nigeria.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Post-gazette.com

Dozens escape Nigeria Islamic captors

More than 60 Nigerian girls and women abducted two weeks ago by Islamic extremists have managed to escape, officials said Monday, though more than 200 girls kidnapped in April still remain missing.

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AllAfrica.com

Nigeria: More Kaduna Villages Attacked, Death Toll Hits 200

More communities were attacked yesterday in communities in Sanga Local Government Area of Kaduna State, killing over 40 despite the presence of soldiers and policemen in the area, the National President of Ninzom Progressive Youths , Mr Bezard Wuyah, said.

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ABC News

Reports of 60 Escaped Nigerian Girls Are Accurate, US Says

U.S. officials say they believe reports that more than 60 girls who were kidnapped by the Nigerian terror group Boko Haram have escaped are accurate.

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63 abducted females escape extremists in Nigeria

In this file photo taken May 27, women attend a prayer meeting calling on the government to rescue the kidnapped girls of the government secondary school in Chibok, in Abuja, Nigeria.

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Ghanamma.com

How University Of Nigeria (UNN) Students Narrowly Escaped Death On Their Way To Burial Ceremony

Tragedy was averted on Saturday, June 5 as a bus conveying no fewer than 22 students of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka to a burial was involved in an auto crash.

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