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  • 02:35 Nigeria's Capital Abuja Records Lassa Fever Death

    Nigeria's Capital Abuja Records Lassa Fever Death

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    Ebola also claimed victims in Nigeria...and the government there won plaudits for quickly containing the outbreak. Now though another virus is spreading - Lassa fever At least 43 people are dead so far. and it's reached the capital, Abuja. CCTV's Kelechi

  • 02:36 Nigeria Resumes Production Of Oil Refineries To Curb Import Costs

    Nigeria Resumes Production Of Oil Refineries To Curb Import Costs

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    Nigeria's federal government spends nearly 10 million dollars per day in subsidizing imported fuel for domestic consumption- It is a huge cost President Muhammadu Buhari's government is now seeking to cut down by revitalizing domestic refineries. The gove

  • 04:47 Buhari's Government Steps Up Efforts To Recover Stolen Funds

    Buhari's Government Steps Up Efforts To Recover Stolen Funds

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    Nigeria's Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, says that negotiations are ongoing with some countries on the repatriation of funds stolen and stashed abroad by some Nigerians. He disclosed that the Swiss government had already repatriated over 7

  • 04:00 Lady Who Dropped Banking Career For Male Dominated Industry

    Lady Who Dropped Banking Career For Male Dominated Industry

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    In Nigeria, one woman is defying the strict cultural beliefs in northern Nigeria. Harriet Nzekwe is a former banker turned commercial tricycle rider in Kaduna, who is excelling in Nigeria's male dominated transport industry.

  • 01:04 Militants Attack Maiduguri In N. Nigeria

    Militants Attack Maiduguri In N. Nigeria

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    About 20 people have been killed and 90 wounded in a bomb blast at a mosque in the northern Nigerian city of Maiduguri. The blast comes just a day after the army fought Boko Haram militants in the west of the city. Now, Maiduguri is the capital of Borno s

  • 03:12 Business Is Being Run Exclusively By Disabled Workers

    Business Is Being Run Exclusively By Disabled Workers

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    In the Nigerian city of Kaduna, disabled people are being given new opportunities. Entrepreneur Musa Abdulahi is providing employment in his metal fabrication factory exclusively run to disabled workers.

  • 02:54 Nigerian Government To Set Aside $25m For Development

    Nigerian Government To Set Aside $25m For Development

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    Authorities in Nigeria are working towards decongesting major cities by completing half-built roads and bridges. But this has done little to ease the manic in the short term. Most commuters in Lagos have to leave their homes at the crack of dawn in order

  • 01:02 Santa Dash: Nigerians Run For 5 Kilometres For Charity

    Santa Dash: Nigerians Run For 5 Kilometres For Charity

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    Nigerians took part in a 'Santa Dash' to raise money for charity. The event, the first of its kind in Nigeria saw over 5,000 participants run or walk for 5 kilometres in what was later dubbed a morning carnival of fun and fitness. The donations were given

  • 04:10 Shi'ite Muslims In Zaria, Nigeria Claim Military Attacked Due To Protest

    Shi'ite Muslims In Zaria, Nigeria Claim Military Attacked Due To Protest

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    Nigerian activists are accusing the government of massacring hundreds of Shia Muslims in Zaria, a city in Nigeria's north, over the course of three days from Sunday through Tuesday. The alleged catalyst was a Saturday protest by the radical Shia group Isl

  • 00:39 Buhari: Deadline To End Terrorism Open To Modification

    Buhari: Deadline To End Terrorism Open To Modification

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    An army deadline to eradicate Boko Haram is in question. President Muhammadu Buhari more than three months ago ordered the army to destroy the militants by December. But on Monday he said that deadline is open to modification. Buhari says his government w

  • 02:08 Former Nigeria National Security Advisor Imprisoned

    Former Nigeria National Security Advisor Imprisoned

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    There has been another twist to the Sambo Dasuki saga. The former Nigerian national security advisor has been imprisoned. He's accused of defrauding the state of two billion US dollars through phantom weapons contracts. His arrest is seen as part of Presi

  • 02:54 Concerns Rise About Missing Buhari's Deadline To End Insurgency

    Concerns Rise About Missing Buhari's Deadline To End Insurgency

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    There are rising concerns that the 3-month deadline given to the Nigerian military to end the activities of insurgents in the country may not be feasible after all. Technically, 3 months have already elapsed since Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari issue

  • 01:12 More Than 100 Nigerian Soldiers Go Missing

    More Than 100 Nigerian Soldiers Go Missing

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    More than a hundred Nigeria soldiers have gone missing following an attack by the ISIL-affiliated Boko Haram militant group. The soldiers apparently came under attack - and the militants made off with military hardware, including a tank.

  • 04:06 Fighting Boko Haram In Nigeria

    Fighting Boko Haram In Nigeria

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    The recent appointments of ministers.. including one for defense has helped galvanize the resolve of the president's cabinet to put together a defense budget to take on the terrorists.But Buhari's bold pledge to vanquish the militants before 2016 still lo

  • 03:01 Nigeria President Warns Cabinet Against Corruption

    Nigeria President Warns Cabinet Against Corruption

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    Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has warned his incoming cabinet ministers against committing any acts of corruption while in office.. Earlier in the year, President Buhari campaigned on a pledge to stamp out endemic graft in Africa's largest economy

  • 03:28 Over 70% Of Infant Deaths In Nigeria Linked To Preventable Or Treatable Diseases

    Over 70% Of Infant Deaths In Nigeria Linked To Preventable Or Treatable Diseases

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    Nigeria has started making some small strides in cutting down its infant, maternal mortality rates. Africa's most populous nation has previously earned itself the unfavorable distinction for recording the second highest cases of infant and maternal deaths

  • 01:01 UN Gives New Time-table For Boko Haram Fight

    UN Gives New Time-table For Boko Haram Fight

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    The United Nations has given a new timetable for the deployment of the multinational military force against Nigerian militant group, Boko Haram. The mission was supposed to begin three months ago.But UN officials say, it's now waiting for the end of the r

  • 01:15 Nigeria Halts Plans To Cut Gas Supply To Ghana

    Nigeria Halts Plans To Cut Gas Supply To Ghana

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    Nigeria has put off plans to drastically cut the supply of natural gas to Ghana, despite a rising tide of unpaid bills. Crisis talks to find a resolution are however still in progress.

  • 03:12 Nigeria Welcomes The Deploying Of U.S. Troops To Cameroon

    Nigeria Welcomes The Deploying Of U.S. Troops To Cameroon

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    Nigerian government is welcoming the decision of the US to send 300 troops to Cameroon to help in the fight against the insurgents.

  • 03:09 Nigerian General Jailed For Leading Army's Worst Defeat By Boko Haram.

    Nigerian General Jailed For Leading Army's Worst Defeat By Boko Haram.

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    A Nigerian general has been sentenced to six months in jail for his involvement in one of the army's worst defeats by Boko Haram

  • 01:36 Malaria Prevention Research Underway

    Malaria Prevention Research Underway

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    A potentially ground-breaking research is underway to try and prevent people catching malaria from a mosquito bite. Scientists are looking at ways of stopping the parasite, which causes the deadly disease, from spreading within the blood.

  • 02:16 Tensions Build In Nigeria's Oil-rich Delta

    Tensions Build In Nigeria's Oil-rich Delta

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    Nigeria's amnesty programme for Niger Delta militants has been in place since 2009, when the late president Umaru Yar' Adua was in power. His successor, Goodluck Jonathan continued and sustained the programme, which gave payouts and promised to train and

  • 03:11 Nigeria Seeks British Support In Boko Haram Fight

    Nigeria Seeks British Support In Boko Haram Fight

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    Nigeria has called on the British army to help meet its deadline for defeating Boko Haram. The government has given itself until the end of the year to beat the ISIL-affiliated group. But the presidency says it needs British help in training troops, and t

  • 02:59 Nigeria's Crackdown On Corruption

    Nigeria's Crackdown On Corruption

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    Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari has warned there's no longer any hiding place for the corrupt - His administration recently said it uncovered theft of national wealth worth billions of of dollars-Buhari administration says it will go after any body i

  • 02:52 Nigeria Reflects On Education Challenges Faced By The Girl Child

    Nigeria Reflects On Education Challenges Faced By The Girl Child

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    International Day of the Girl Child is designated by the UN as a day to recognize girls' rights and the unique challenges they face across the world. The issue is especially poignant in Nigeria, where many schoolgirls abducted by militants last year, have

  • 02:54 Many Teachers Killed Following Increased Boko Haram Attacks

    Many Teachers Killed Following Increased Boko Haram Attacks

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    Schools in Nigeria are counting their loses caused by the insurgency of Boko Haram. The schools appear to be soft targets for the Islamist group and as such are frequently attacked. Already, Hundreds of teachers have been killed in these attacks.

  • 02:58 Nigerian Starts Online Platform For Tutors

    Nigerian Starts Online Platform For Tutors

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    3,000 tutors signed up on Tuteria in the first three months since it was launched earlier this year. This Nigerian based online platform was created to ease neighborhood tutoring

  • 01:47 Dozen Killed In Multiple Blasts In Damaturu

    Dozen Killed In Multiple Blasts In Damaturu

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    Three separate blasts in the Nigerian city of Damaturu, capital of Yobe state have killed at least 18 people. The bombers suspected Boko Haram militants targeted a mosque and two housing estates in the city. This incident has raised fears that the militan

  • 03:47 Nigeria Housing Gap Widens By 780K Units Every Year

    Nigeria Housing Gap Widens By 780K Units Every Year

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    A large portion of 170 M Nigerians cannot find decent, affordable housing. That chronic housing problem has left more than half of the country's population living in sprawling slums, and that's a problem the state has confronted with little success. Kelec

  • 02:24 Abuja's Twin Suicide Bomb Attacks

    Abuja's Twin Suicide Bomb Attacks

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    At least 15 people have died and 41 injured after twin suicide bomb attacks in Nigeria's capital Abuja. The bombs went off in busy market area in Nyanya and another in Kuje on Friday night. No one has claimed responsibility but the attacks bare the hallma

  • 02:05 Lagos Recycling Company

    Lagos Recycling Company

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    The streets and lagoons of Africa’s largest city, Lagos, Nigeria are often clogged with trash where almost none of which gets recycled. One company, Wecyclers, is trying to change that. Chris Stein reports for VOA from Lagos.

  • 04:30 CDC On Nigeria Polio Announcement

    CDC On Nigeria Polio Announcement

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    Nigeria on Saturday celebrated the announcement by the U.N. Health Agency that polio is no longer endemic in the West African country. VOA’s Vincent Makori talks to Dr. Tom Frieden, with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

  • 03:02 Future Of Nigeria's Tricycles Threatened By Boko Haram

    Future Of Nigeria's Tricycles Threatened By Boko Haram

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    Tricycles have been the most popular means of transport in Nigeria's urban centres. The future of these famous modes of transport is not known since the mode of transport now faces threat from Boko Haram. Kelechi Emekalam reports

  • 01:26 Nigeria's Fight Against Corruption

    Nigeria's Fight Against Corruption

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    Nigeria's high court has confirmed charges have been brought against individuals failing to fully declare assets

  • 03:08 Nigerian Start-up Redefines Cassava Meal Business

    Nigerian Start-up Redefines Cassava Meal Business

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    If you are from West Africa, chances are that you not only know Garri but you might have consumed it. Garri is a popuplar West African staple food made from cassava. It's quite popular and widely consumed in Nigeria. It's sold virtually everywhere in the

  • 01:07 WFP: Boko Haram Violence Increases Regional Humanitarian Crisis

    WFP: Boko Haram Violence Increases Regional Humanitarian Crisis

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    Increased fighting and insecurity in north-eastern Nigeria and the borders of Chad, Cameroon, and Niger have led to nearly half a million internally displaced people and 50,000 in Chad alone, according to the WFP Increased fighting and insecurity in north

  • 02:08 Over One Million People Displaced By Floods In Nigeria

    Over One Million People Displaced By Floods In Nigeria

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    At least a million people have been displaced by the floods from River Benue in the north-east parts of Nigeria. Officials fear the floods could bring food shortage in the country since the water swamped the farmlands. More that dozen people have been rep

  • 03:11 Medics Defy Boko Haram In Order To Vaccinate Children

    Medics Defy Boko Haram In Order To Vaccinate Children

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    Medics have vaccinated thousands of children in north east Nigeria despite security concerns. Boko Haram has been hampering Nigeria's polio initiative in the region.

  • 00:44 Buhari Visits Paris To Meet President Francois Hollande

    Buhari Visits Paris To Meet President Francois Hollande

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    Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari visits Paris to meet with French President Francois Hollande. The two leaders are expected to talk about Nigeria's Boko Haram insurgency, which has lasted for almost six years.

  • 03:17 Nigeria's Booming Art Market

    Nigeria's Booming Art Market

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    Find out why the demand for African art is growing, as collectors around the world are willing to pay higher prices for it.

  • 03:18 Nigeria Adopts UN MDG To Eradicate Poverty

    Nigeria Adopts UN MDG To Eradicate Poverty

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    Nigeria may be Africa's top oil producer and largest economy but the country is still struggling under high poverty levels. In a bid to address the problem, Nigeria is linking in with UN's Millennium Development Agenda, which aims to halve African poverty

  • 00:41 Nigeria's President Seeks Help From France To Fight Boko Haram

    Nigeria's President Seeks Help From France To Fight Boko Haram

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    Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari is on an international visit to Paris. Buhari is to meet with French President Francois Hollande. The two leaders are expected to talk about Nigeria's Boko Haram insurgency, which has lasted for almost six years. Buhari

  • 01:45 Nigerian Church Collapse Victims Commemorated In Midrand

    Nigerian Church Collapse Victims Commemorated In Midrand

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    Hundreds of people gathered at the Gallagher Convention Centre in Midrand, in Gauteng to remember those who died when a church guest house collapsed in Nigeria exactly a year ago

  • 03:36 Economic Indicators Show Nigeria Could Descend Into Recession

    Economic Indicators Show Nigeria Could Descend Into Recession

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    Nigeria became Africa's biggest economy after it surpassed South Africa last year but soon its economy started suffering a downward trend. The worst blow followed the steep decline in the price of crude, from highs of over 100 dollars a barrel to the curr

  • 01:40 Nigeria's Buhari Visits Ghana To Discuss Regional Security

    Nigeria's Buhari Visits Ghana To Discuss Regional Security

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    Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari travels to Accra to discuss regional security with his Ghanaian counterpart, John Dramani Mahama. Buhari, a former military head of state, has previously visited neighbouring Cameroon, Chad, Niger and Benin as part of h

  • 01:48 Challenging Three Months For Nigeria's President

    Challenging Three Months For Nigeria's President

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    Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari had marked 100 days in office. The former general and strongman ruler won his country's tightly contested election in March by promising to restore security in the Northeast and fight endemic graft. Three months into h

  • 01:42 Nigeria Military Knows Where Missing Girls Are

    Nigeria Military Knows Where Missing Girls Are

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    Nigeria's military knows where the more than 200 girls abducted by Boko Haram are but has ruled out using force to rescue them. Nigeria's military knows where the more than 200 girls abducted by Boko Haram are but has ruled out using force to rescue them.

  • 01:05 Nigeria Authorities Now Plan Drone Patrols To Curb Oil Theft Along The Delta

    Nigeria Authorities Now Plan Drone Patrols To Curb Oil Theft Along The Delta

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    Africa biggest oil exporter Nigeria, says it will deploy drones across its territorial waters to curb rampant oil theft. Nigeria's National Petroleum cooperation says the drones would be used to monitor ship movement from its oil rich territories.CCTV's K

  • 00:38 Nigeria Arrests Boko Haram Commander Linked To Suicide Attacks

    Nigeria Arrests Boko Haram Commander Linked To Suicide Attacks

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    Nigeria’s secret police said Sunday that it had arrested a key commander of Boko Haram who has been linked to several suicide attacks across the country. The commander admitted he lead a nine-member team to carry out an attack and disclosed that four of t

  • 00:44 500 Days Since Boko Haram Kidnapped 219 Chibok Girls

    500 Days Since Boko Haram Kidnapped 219 Chibok Girls

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    Today marks 500 days since the Chibok girls were kidnapped. Relatives of the missing schoolgirls are expected to hold a youth march and candle-lit vigil in the Nigerian capital Abuja. Muslim and Christian prayer services and a tree planting ceremony will