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  Nigeria: A truly strong economy? - Nigeria: A truly strong economy?Aljazeera.comThat represents an economy of about $509bn which, on the face of it, makes Nigeria the big African story. The country is the world's eighth-largest oil exporter, and almost 90 percent of its export earnings are tied to oil. It has the seventh-highest ...Youth Unemployment in a Rebased EconomyAllAfrica.comNigeria's oil industry after GDP rebasingBusinessDayNigeria, Africa's Biggest Economy On Paper?AFKInsiderall 7 news articles »
Posted on 19 April 2014 | 2:00 am
  88 Nigerian schoolgirls abducted by Islamic 88 Nigerian schoolgirls abducted by Islamic extremists still missingThe GuardianSome of the 129 young women who were abducted jumped off the back of a truck when they were kidnapped before dawn on Tuesday from a high school in the extreme north-east of Nigeria. Others escaped into the Sambisa Forest, which bordered their ...
Posted on 18 April 2014 | 8:21 pm
  Nigeria Islamists still holding 85 CNNNigeria Islamists still holding 85 schoolgirls after raid: stateReutersMAIDUGURI, Nigeria (Reuters) - Nigerian Islamist militant group Boko Haram is still holding 85 girls it abducted from a raid on a secondary school in northeastern Borno state this week, although the other 44 were free, the state government said on ...Nigerian military retracts claim that nearly all abducted students were releasedCNNNigeria abductions: Military admits girls still missingBBC NewsScores of abducted girls freed in NigeriaAljazeera.comABC News -Yahoo Newsall 655 news articles »
Posted on 18 April 2014 | 4:46 pm
  With violence at new heights, Nigerians With violence at new heights, Nigerians weary of military's claims of successYahoo NewsViolence in Nigeria reached new heights this week, with the biggest attack on the capital in the city's history, gun battles in the countryside, and the abduction of at least 129 girls from their schoolhouse by militants. It is not known who ...
Posted on 18 April 2014 | 11:43 am
  Rebasing highlights Nigeria's inequalities - Daily SunRebasing highlights Nigeria's inequalitiesFinancial TimesSome time around the time of independence from Britain in 1960, Nigeria began to be referred to as the Giant of Africa, a promise that soon fizzled out in the wake of a civil war and a succession of military dictatorships. Today Nigeria is once more ...Rebased GDP, World Bank and Nigeria's realitiesDaily SunComplacency allowed Nigeria to steal SA's lead way too soonBDliveMoody's – Nigeria to be among 15 largest economies by 2050 with GDP of $4.5 ...BusinessDayVentures Africa -How we made it in Africa -AllAfrica.comall 105 news articles »
Posted on 18 April 2014 | 3:25 am

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  Nigeria preacher: Healer or controversialLAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — It's Sunday, and 15,000 people are seated in the enormous arena-like church, fanning themselves against the dusty humid air in Nigeria.
Posted on 19 April 2014 | 8:38 am
  Nigeria teacher in seized girls pleaThe headmistress of a school in Nigeria calls on the government to do more to save teenage girls abducted by suspected Islamist militants.
Posted on 19 April 2014 | 7:20 am
  VIDEO: Nigeria 'should do more' onNigeria's military has admitted that most of the teenage girls abducted by suspected Islamist militants have not been freed as it earlier stated.
Posted on 19 April 2014 | 6:11 am
  Nigeria Islamists still holding 85Nigerian Islamist militant group Boko Haram is still holding 85 girls it abducted from a raid on a secondary school in northeastern Borno state this week, although the other 44 were free, the state government said on Saturday. Monday's mass abduction of schoolgirls aged 15 to 18 by Boko Haram, who are fighting for a breakaway Islamic state in northern Nigeria, shocked Africa's most populous ...
Posted on 19 April 2014 | 2:35 am
  Nigeria admits most abducted schoolgirlsMaiduguri (Nigeria) (AFP) - The Nigerian military admitted on Friday that most of the 129 girls kidnapped by Boko Haram Islamists in a shocking school raid in the volatile northeast remained missing, amid fears the girls might be used as human shields or sex slaves. The military had claimed on Wednesday that all but eight of the girls snatched from their school in the state of Borno managed to ...
Posted on 18 April 2014 | 9:50 am

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  Boko Haram claims bombing in Nigeria'sKano (Nigeria) (AFP) - Boko Haram claimed responsibility for the deadliest attack ever in Nigeria’s capital in a video obtained Saturday, as the search continued for 85 schoolgirls still missing after a mass abduction by the Islamists. The bombing at a ...
Posted on 19 April 2014 | 2:38 am
  The Rwandan Genocide of April 1994 &20 Years Of Rwandan Genocide: Lessons For Nigerian Political Leaders & Armed Opposition Groups (i.e. Boko Haram Insurgents)-Part 2 In Memory Of Late Madam Agathe Uwilingiyimana Butchery Following The Presidential Plane Crash Of April 6, 1994: Months before ...
Posted on 19 April 2014 | 2:22 am
  Nigeria preacher: Healer or controversialLAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — It's Sunday, and 15,000 people are seated in the enormous arena-like church, fanning themselves against the dusty humid air in Nigeria. The preacher in a blue flowered shirt taps his microphone to announce "prophecy time." He places ...
Posted on 19 April 2014 | 1:16 am
  Nigeria abductions: Military admits girlsNigeria’s military has admitted that most of the teenage girls abducted by suspected Islamist militants have not been freed as it earlier stated. There has been confusion about the number of girls missing after they were kidnapped from a boarding school ...
Posted on 19 April 2014 | 12:56 am
  Boko Haram leader claims Nigeria capitalKANO – The leader of Nigeria’s Boko Haram Islamists Abubakar Shekau claimed responsibility for a bombing in Nigeria’s capital that killed at least 75 people, in a video message obtained by AFP on Saturday. “We are the ones that carried out the ...
Posted on 18 April 2014 | 10:23 pm
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Nigeria reporters face criminal charges forProsecutors filed criminal charges Tuesday against two journalists at a Nigerian newspaper over a story they published on alleged plans by the nation's presidency to disrupt opposition parties. The charges are a sign of growing government pressure on the media.
Posted on 16 April 2013 | 7:51 am
AP PHOTOS: Nigeria's forgotten railroadTrain horns now sound again across Nigeria's lush south and the encroaching desert of its north, but the history of the nation's 100-year-old railroad still sits rusting away.
Posted on 13 April 2013 | 6:07 am
Violence in central Nigeria villages killsLeaders in two villages in central Nigeria say at least 10 people have been killed in attacks between the Christians and Muslims living there.
Posted on 10 April 2013 | 6:40 am
Paper: Police detain Nigeria reporters overTwo journalists were detained Monday by police after their newspaper published a story about supposed plans by the nation's presidency to disrupt opposition parties and potentially raise the price of subsidized gasoline in the country, the publication said.
Posted on 8 April 2013 | 2:45 pm
Nigeria police: 12 missing after deltaMilitants in Nigeria's oil-rich southern delta ambushed a group of police officers as they sat stranded in a boat in the region's winding creeks, leaving at least 12 "missing" in the most serious attack in months in a region vital to the country's finances, a police spokesman said Saturday.
Posted on 6 April 2013 | 2:21 pm