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Tuesday, 07-07-15, 16:39New Attack on Zaria, Says Kaduna Governor[Deutsche Welle] Many people have died in an explosion that tore across a government office in a northern Nigerian city. The attack has been blamed on Boko Haram militants. read more...
Tuesday, 07-07-15, 10:19Another Bombing Claims 20 Lives[Premium Times] The reign of terror by suspected members of the Boko Haram sect continued Tuesday with a deadly bomb blast killing at least 20 people in the Sabon Gari area of Zaria town, Kaduna state. read more...
Tuesday, 07-07-15, 9:20Why Too Many Mothers Are Still Dying At Childbirth in West Africa[The Conversation Africa] Maternal mortality rates in West Africa are among the highest in the world. One in every 30 Nigerian mothers die in childbirth compared with one in every 30,000 in Sweden. read more...
Monday, 07-06-15, 14:12How Buhari Will Negotiate With Boko Haram - Presidency[Independent (Lagos)] Abuja/Jos -Perhaps emboldened by assurances from the international community and cooperation from friendly neighbouring countries, the Federal Government, on Saturday, insisted that it would only negotiate with Boko Haram terrorists from a position of strength, rather than weakness. read more...
Monday, 07-06-15, 12:17Twin Bomb Blasts Kill Dozens in Central Nigeria[Al Jazeera] Twin bomb attacks have hit a crowded mosque and a restaurant in the central Nigerian city of Jos, killing dozens, according to officials. read more...
Sunday, 07-05-15, 1:34Six Female Bombers Involved in Borno Attack - Police[This Day] The Borno State commissioner of Police, Mr. Aderemi Opadokun, has confirmed Friday's Boko Haram attacks on Borno towns, which he said involved six female suicide bombers. read more...
Sunday, 07-05-15, 1:29We Will Only Negotiate With Boko Haram From the Position of Strength - Presidency[Guardian] The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina, on Saturday in Abuja said government would only negotiate with Boko Haram from the position of strength, not weakness. read more...
Saturday, 07-04-15, 16:16President Slams 'Inhuman and Barbaric' Attacks[Al Jazeera] The Nigerian president has condemned a fresh wave of violence in the country's north, calling the attacks, blamed on Boko Haram, "inhuman and barbaric". read more...
Saturday, 07-04-15, 9:39We're Winning Against Boko Haram - Buhari[Premium Times] President Muhammadu Buhari, on Friday, said Nigeria is progressively winning the war against Boko Haram under the auspices of Multinational Forces with neighbouring countries. read more...
Saturday, 07-04-15, 9:33What Nigerians Think About New 'Luxury Tax'[Daily Trust] Godwin Okehi, student read more...

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