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2015/03/28 23:48
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ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) - Boko Haram extremists killed 41 people, including a legislator, and scared hundreds of people from polling stations in the northeast, but millions voted across Nigeria Saturday...
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2015/03/28 23:17
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SUSPECTED Boko Haram gunmen have beheaded 23 people and set fire to homes in Buratai, northeast Nigeria, on the eve of elections on Friday, a federal politician representing the area says. “There was...
2015/03/28 23:06
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MAIDUGURI, Nigeria — Witnesses and officials say Boko Haram extremists killed 39 people, including a legislator, in northeastern Nigeria, disrupting the country's presidential election. All the...
2015/03/28 20:29
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Abuja — After encountering problems with his accreditation via the card reader, President Goodluck Jonathan has finally cast his vote at about 3:07pm in Saturday's presidential and National Assembly...
2015/03/28 19:58
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MAIDUGURI, Nigeria - Under the watchful gaze of heavily armed troops, thousands of Nigerians cast their ballots on Saturday in the northeast, braving threats by Boko Haram to bomb polling stations and...
2015/03/28 19:17
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Boko Haram militants have reportedly beheaded 23 people and torched their homes in Nigeria on the eve of the country's election. The incident is believed to have taken place in the village of Buratai...
2015/03/28 18:29
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Borno's first lady, Nana Kashim Shettima, was amongst many prospective voters in the state whose thumbprint could not be read when she went out to for accreditation. At her polling unit, 24th unit...
2015/03/28 18:15
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People displaced following attacks by Islamist militants lineup for accreditation before casting their votes, in Yola, Nigeria, Saturday March 28, 2015. Nigerians went to the polls Saturday in...
2015/03/28 16:29
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The Independent National Electoral Commission on Friday said at least 70, 000 persons that were internally displaced by Boko Haram terrorists from their communities would be casting their votes in...
2015/03/28 13:29
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MAIDUGURI — Following preparations for distribution of sensitive materials by INEC, Borno state Government on Friday relaxed the 7pm curfew to 10pm to allow smooth conduct of the exercise. The...
2015/03/28 10:15
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The election is testing the stability of a country with an almost $500 billion economy, Africa’s biggest, that’s been hit by a fall in prices for oil, its main export, and a weakening...
2015/03/28 10:03
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From megacity Lagos and the oil hub of Port Harcourt in the south to Kano and MAIDUGURI in the restive north, polling stations opened at 07:00, to begin accreditation for voting proper from...
2015/03/27 21:29
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Nigerians cast their ballots this weekend in a tightly contested nationwide poll. Election observers could be crucial to a successful outcome. President Goodluck Jonathan and his main rival Muhammadu...
2015/03/27 21:29
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By Misha Hussain and Lanre Ola Dakar/MAIDUGURI — When Islamist Boko Haram militants beheaded Salma Buba's father in northern Nigeria last weekend, Buba was overcome by anger at what she saw as the...
2015/03/27 15:46
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On a dusty street lit only by the glow of mobile phones, three men lounged on a red woven prayer mat. “No light, no electricity – that’s normal for us in Nigeria. The big issue for us now with these...
2015/03/27 15:33
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It was about 8:30 am on a humid Monday in Damask, Borno State, and driver Hassan Bukkar was getting set for the day's business when he heard loud gunshots from the east. He stepped out of his house...
2015/03/27 13:19
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A wall painted by Boko Haram is seen in the northern Nigerian town of Damasak on Tuesday. The group has adopted the black banner used by the Islamic State and other Islamic extremist movements,...
2015/03/27 11:37
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In rare footage taken earlier this month, cameras were able to film what remained of the town that had been held by Boko Haram for over six months. Bama is situated 40 miles east of the Borno capital...
2015/03/27 09:31
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... we are telling the whole universe that our railway that was comatose is fully back... the sleeping giant is awake," said an elated Dr Bamanga Tukur at the launch of Gombe-Kafanchan-Port...
2015/03/27 06:15
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... saw Boko Haram with my own eyes and I saw the bodies. If I think about the corpses, I will cry.” These are the words of 12-year-old Tahiru Abakhar whose family was attacked by Boko Haram in Baga...
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