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Nigerian senate passes anti-gay bill, defying British aid threat - CNN.com

Nigerian senate passes anti-gay bill, defying British aid threat - CNN.com | Coveting Freedom | Scoop.it
The Nigerian senate has passed a bill banning same-sex marriages, defying a threat from Britain to withhold aid from nations violating gay rights.
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Nigeria's Boko Haram 'kills 63'

Nigeria's Boko Haram 'kills 63' | Coveting Freedom | Scoop.it
Nigerian Islamist group Boko Haram has claimed responsibility for gun and bomb attacks in the north-east of the country on Saturday, in which at least 63 people died.
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Fighting between Boko Haram Islamists and Nigerian security rages on

While the Nigerian military claims that the fighting with Boko Haram in the country's north is under control, the lack of information from the region fuels doubt about the military's success.
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A Nigerian revolution

A Nigerian revolution | Coveting Freedom | Scoop.it
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie: The political awakening of my country's young people could transform Nigeria's rotten democracy
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Nigeria corruption chief sacked

Nigeria corruption chief sacked | Coveting Freedom | Scoop.it
The head of much-criticised Nigeria's anti-corruption agency, Farida Waziri, is sacked by the president.
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Move over Boko Haram, Nigeria's MEND rebels set to restart oil war in Niger Delta

Move over Boko Haram, Nigeria's MEND rebels set to restart oil war in Niger Delta | Coveting Freedom | Scoop.it
Leaders of Nigeria's MEND rebel group – and other militia commanders in the oil-rich Niger Delta – say they're ready to launch fresh attacks after two years of relative quiet following a 2009 amnesty.
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Nigeria election postponed again

Nigeria election postponed again | Coveting Freedom | Scoop.it
Nigeria has postponed its parliamentary election until next Saturday - the second such delay in two days. The vote was initially due to take place on Saturday, but staff and papers failed to materialise at polling stations around the country.
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