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Nigeria's unending search for a home - ESPN FC (blog)
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ESPN FC (blog)Nigeria's unending search for a homeESPN FC (blog)The Akwa Ibom Stadium in Uyo is the only stadium in Nigeria that has natural grass and is up to international standard. Kaduna, Uyo, Calabar, Benin, Abuja, Abeokuta and Port Harcourt. What do these Nigerian cities have in common? They have all played ...
 
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Naira Tumbles on Parallel Market After Nigeria Extends Curbs - Bloomberg
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Naira Tumbles on Parallel Market After Nigeria Extends CurbsBloombergThe Nigerian naira plunged in informal trading on Wednesday as importers sought alternative sources for dollars after the central bank stopped foreign-currency funding for some imports. The currency declined to 230 per dollar from 226 on Tuesday, Aminu ...Dollar sale of $735.74 mln at 198.45 naira on Nigeria's FX marketR
 
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Bombers Attack Nigeria's Maiduguri While VP Visits Camps - Voice of America
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Voice of AmericaBombers Attack Nigeria's Maiduguri While VP Visits CampsVoice of AmericaMAIDUGURI, NIGERIA—. Two suicide bombers blew themselves up near a hospital in Maiduguri in northeast Nigeria on Wednesday, shortly after Vice President Yemi Osinbajo arrived in the city to visit camps for people fleeing a militant Islamist insurgency.VP Osibanjo in surprise visit to MaiduguriPremium Time
 
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Same Sex Marriage is Unlawful in Nigeria, Says Okowa - THISDAY Live
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THISDAY LiveSame Sex Marriage is Unlawful in Nigeria, Says OkowaTHISDAY LiveDelta State Governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, has said Nigeria took the right steps by having laws against same-sex marriage. Speaking when members of the state chapter of Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) paid him a courtesy visit in Asaba, Okowa ...
 
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Nigeria poll suggests 87% oppose gay rights - BBC News
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BBC NewsNigeria poll suggests 87% oppose gay rightsBBC NewsA new opinion poll suggests that 87% of people in Nigeria support the legal ban on same-sex relations. That number is lower than five years ago, when 96% of Nigerians opposed relationships between same-sex couples. Gay rights activists, who ...Nigeria urged to repeal its anti-gay law by rights groupU.S. News & World ReportNigeria urge
 
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UN urges Nigeria to ease abortion access for women raped by Boko Haram - Al Jazeera America
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Al Jazeera AmericaUN urges Nigeria to ease abortion access for women raped by Boko HaramAl Jazeera AmericaThe United Nations rights chief on Wednesday urged Nigeria to show compassion and make access to abortions easier for women and girls who became pregnant in Boko Haram captivity. Amnesty International estimates that Boko Haram fighters have ...UN asks Nigeria to ease abortion rules for Bo
 
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Buhari Goes From Nigeria's Champion of Change to 'Baba Go Slow' - Bloomberg
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BloombergBuhari Goes From Nigeria's Champion of Change to 'Baba Go Slow'BloombergNigerian President Muhammadu Buhari took office a month ago on a wave of hope that he would quickly deal with a deepening economic crisis and an Islamist insurgency in the north. So far, he hasn't met those expectations. While Africa's biggest oil ...Nigeria's Buhari Gets Mixed Review Afte
 
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Obama's Visit To Ethiopia Sparks Controversy, Concerns Nigeria Was Snubbed - SaharaReporters.com
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SaharaReporters.comObama's Visit To Ethiopia Sparks Controversy, Concerns Nigeria Was SnubbedSaharaReporters.comMr. Akuetteh stated that “as an activist I am not happy when the United States supports dictators or that President Obama is visiting the Ethiopian regime” however “my reading of the trip is that President Obama is going to meet with African Union ...and more »
 
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What it means to be female in Nigeria - BBC News
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BBC NewsWhat it means to be female in NigeriaBBC NewsWhat does it mean to be female in Nigeria? Women in Nigeria are using a hashtag on Twitter to share their experiences of everyday gender discrimination. It started with a small book club meeting in the capital of Abuja on Sunday. Its members were ...Everyday sexism: the reality of #Being Female In NigeriaChannel 4 NewsIt's Not Just Boko
 
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Why Nigeria must Prosecute Electoral Offenders - THISDAY Live
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THISDAY LiveWhy Nigeria must Prosecute Electoral OffendersTHISDAY LiveAs a country, we have shown no guts, commitment or capacity to punish electoral offenders; rather all we have ever had to do was come together, often, after every election to sermonize and mourn and brood over horrific election violence and killings.
 
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