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Kidnapped missionary in Nigeria has Tacoma ties - TheNewsTribune.com
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TheNewsTribune.comKidnapped missionary in Nigeria has Tacoma tiesTheNewsTribune.comThe American missionary kidnapped last week in Nigeria was once a teacher at Tacoma's Sheridan Elementary School. Now an ordained pastor in the Free Methodist Church, Phyllis Sortor worked first as a substitute teacher beginning in February 2002 and ...
 
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Nigeria, British Military Collaborating To End Insurgency - CHANNELS TELEVISION
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CBS NewsNigeria, British Military Collaborating To End InsurgencyCHANNELS TELEVISIONtraining The Nigerian army in conjunction with the British Military Advisory and Training Team has been brainstorming on ways to bring an end to the Boko Haram insurgency in the country. Even as the fuel scarcity bites, the war against the Boko Haram ...Nigeria stalls Chad, aims to beat Boko Haram before elect
 
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Nigeria Must Reduce Thirst for Oil Revenues, Says IMF - Wall Street Journal (blog)
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Wall Street Journal (blog)Nigeria Must Reduce Thirst for Oil Revenues, Says IMFWall Street Journal (blog)Mobilizing more non-oil revenue is critical to Nigeria's future growth, the International Monetary Fund concluded in a report this week on Nigeria's economic and monetary policies. Although oil represented only 13% of gross domestic product in 2013 ...Nigeria: IMF Directors Propose
 
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Nigeria govt. gives provisional licenses to nine new private universities - Premium Times
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Premium TimesNigeria govt. gives provisional licenses to nine new private universitiesPremium TimesThe Minster of Education, Ibrahim Shekarau, has said that the nine newly approved private universities will be affiliated to older generation universities for mentoring. He explained that the universities would be mentored on academics and ...Ogun, Lagos, Others Get New UniversitiesInformation Nigeri
 
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WILLIAM REED: Goodluck Jonathan steering Nigeria with a steady hand - Washington Times
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QuartzWILLIAM REED: Goodluck Jonathan steering Nigeria with a steady handWashington TimesNigeria president, Goodluck Jonathan, inspects the honor guard, during an event to commission Naval warships in Lagos, Nigeria, Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015. (AP Photo/Sunday Alamba) more >. By William Reed - - Thursday, March 5, 2015. Nigeria has a date ...Did Goodluck Jonathan's political price-cut tr
 
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Fuel Shortages in Nigeria Could Affect Economy, Election - Voice of America
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Fuel Shortages in Nigeria Could Affect Economy, ElectionVoice of AmericaLONDON—. Nigeria is suffering from a gasoline shortage as falling oil prices have affected the country's ability to import and distribute refined fuels. Coming just weeks before elections scheduled for March 28, the shortage could have a big impact on ...and more »
 
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Nigeria and its neighbours - The Economist
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Nigeria and its neighboursThe EconomistHUGE jars of iridescent yellow liquid glow on almost every street corner in Cotonou, the commercial capital of Benin. Taxi drivers pull over to fill up their cars using a hose and funnel. Proper petrol stations, by contrast, stand empty. “It's cheaper ...
 
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The fall in oil price could be a turning point for Nigeria's economy - The Guardian
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The GuardianThe fall in oil price could be a turning point for Nigeria's economyThe GuardianBefore the 1960s Nigeria was a net exporter of food. Now it relies on oil – and spends $5bn a year on importing cereals and rice alone. Photograph: Tife Owolabi/EPA. Godwin Uyi Ojo. Godwin Uyi Ojo is executive director at Environmental Rights ...
 
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Boko Haram kills dozens in Nigeria as militants ready for possible assault by ... - ABC Online
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ABC OnlineBoko Haram kills dozens in Nigeria as militants ready for possible assault by ...ABC OnlineBoko Haram fighters have killed 68 people, many of them children, in northeast Nigeria, as militants begin amassing in the strategic town of Gwoza against a possible assault by government forces. The atrocity in Njaba, 50 kilometres from the Borno ...Boko Haram kills scores in NE Nigeria, militants
 
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Nigeria's 'brown envelope' journalism - BBC News
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BBC NewsNigeria's 'brown envelope' journalismBBC NewsIn our series of letters from African journalists, writer and novelist Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani looks at journalists' struggle for survival in Nigeria. Nigerian journalists are typically paid wretched salaries, and even the pittance to which they are ...and more »
 
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