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Jun 30th, 2014
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By Tijani Asuku Boko Haram attacked the Shehu of Borno inside the mosque, during Friday prayer… They attacked the late Emir of Kano, Alhaji Ado Bayero… They killed emir of Gwoza, Alhaji Mustapha Timta… They killed Zanna Malilima, District Head of Guzamala… They killed Zanna Shettima Modu, District He...
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May 23rd, 2014
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by Adewale Adeoye It is now more than 1 month that our little diamonds, our Chibok girls, while in the recess of their midnight rest, were jolted, bundled like slaves and snatched away by the cold, heartless hands, etching fear and trembling. For the past 30 days, our little, innocent children, have ...
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May 23rd, 2014
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Prosecutors seek long sentence for Ethiopian guard Associated Press (AP) — A man identified as a brutal Ethiopian prison guard after a chance encounter at a suburban Denver restaurant could spend up to 22 years in a federal prison after his sentencing Friday for immigration fraud. Kefelgn Alemu Worku...
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May 3rd, 2014
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The Huffington Post  | by  Eline Gordts Nigeria is hosting the World Economic Forum next week, and while the country’s chairmanship was intended as a moment to celebrate its growing economic power, a major bomb blast in the capital and the kidnapping of more than 200 girls has shifted attention...
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Mar 31st, 2014
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Nigeria: War crimes and crimes against humanity as violence escalates in North East ·     More than 1,500 people killed in first three months of 2014 ·     Situation in North-East Nigeria has escalated into a non-international armed conflict ·     Amnesty International documents pattern of killings b...
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Dec 12th, 2013
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A U.S. delegation traveled to Nigeria December 7-11 on a fact-finding mission on the subject of oil theft and related revenue loss, at the request of the Government of Nigeria. The delegation, led by Ambassador Carlos Pascual, Special Envoy for Energy at the Department of State, and the Honorable Sha...
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Sep 24th, 2013
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A team of Israeli experts has arrived in Kenya to help its close African ally end the three-day standoff with Somalia’s al-Shabab fighters at a partly Tel Aviv-owned shopping mall in Nairobi. Israeli officials refused to talk about the precise nature of the assistance they are providing to Kenyan aut...
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Sep 24th, 2013
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The Kenyan foreign minister, Amina Mohamed, says “two or three” Americans are among the gunmen. Mohamed described them as “young men, about between maybe 18 and 19,” and of Somali or Arab origin. What is al-Shabab, and is it a high priority in the U.S. war on terror? Daveed Gartenstein-Ross of the Fo...
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Sep 22nd, 2013
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AP Photo/Jonathan KalanCivilians who had been hiding during the gun battle hold their hands in the air as a precautionary measure before being searched by police, inside the Westgate Mall in Nairobi, Kenya, Sat., Sept. 21, 2013.   WARNING: STORY CONTAINS GRAPHIC IMAGES NPClick to enlarge NAIROBI...
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Sep 12th, 2013
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PRESS RELEASE                                                                                                             September 12, 2013    U.S. Consulate General Marks 12th Anniversary of 9/11 Emotions of pain, grief and anger were re-enacted at the U.S. Consulate General yesterday as students, ...