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  • 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

  • 01:59 Majority Of Chibok Girls Remain In Boko Haram Captivity

    Majority Of Chibok Girls Remain In Boko Haram Captivity

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    The Chibok abductions drew global outrage. CCTV's Clementine Logan takes a look back at how those events unfolded - and how their story brought international attention to the threat posed by Boko Haram.

  • 02:18 Lagos Population Explosion Puts Pressure On It's Housing Sector

    Lagos Population Explosion Puts Pressure On It's Housing Sector

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    Africa's most populous city is facing a housing crisis. The population of Nigeria's commercial capital Lagos has exploded in recent years. The immense pressure this has put on its housing sector has resulted in some Lagos residents finding risky and unusu

  • 00:52 Nigeria Corruption Crackdown: Former National Security Advisor Charged

    Nigeria Corruption Crackdown: Former National Security Advisor Charged

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    Nigeri'as former National Security Advisor Sambo Dasuku has been charged with illegally possessing weapons and committing acts posing a potential threat to national security. President Muhammadu Buhari has been cracking down on corrupt officials. He's als

  • 03:41 Nigerian Government Keen To Prevent Citizens' Migration To Europe

    Nigerian Government Keen To Prevent Citizens' Migration To Europe

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    Nigeria is stepping up its efforts to prevent people leaving the country to make their dangerous way across Africa and into the Mediterranean. For many Nigerians, the prospect of a better life in Europe is worth the risk, though. CCTV's Deji Badmus spent

  • 03:17 Uber Makes Entry Into Nigeria With 'safer' Taxi Services

    Uber Makes Entry Into Nigeria With 'safer' Taxi Services

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    Uber, the American international company that connects drivers with riders through an app on a smartphone recently launched its service in Nigeria's commercial capital, Lagos. They hope to create a positive impact in the job market by partnering with driv

  • 01:18 Thousands Fleeing Boko Haram Face Dire Conditions In Chad

    Thousands Fleeing Boko Haram Face Dire Conditions In Chad

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    Chad currently hosts tens of thousands of refugees who have fled the Boko Haram insurgency in neighbouring Nigeria. As the influx continues, aid agency Medicines Sans Frontiers’, warns conditions are getting worse for those seeking refuge in its makeshift

  • 02:24 EatAfrica Brings African Dishes To The Diaspora

    EatAfrica Brings African Dishes To The Diaspora

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    Americans, especially New Yorkers, are well known for their love of take-out food. A new website is hoping to capitalize on this by offering home cooked African cuisine made with a very personal touch. The team behind the website are catering to homesick

  • 03:17 Uber Makes Entry Into Nigeria With 'safer' Taxi Services

    Uber Makes Entry Into Nigeria With 'safer' Taxi Services

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    Uber, American international company that connects drivers with riders through an app on a smartphone recently launched its service in Nigeria's commercial capital, Lagos.They hope to create a positive impact in the job market by partnering with drivers w

  • 02:50 Fight Against Nigeria Terrorism

    Fight Against Nigeria Terrorism

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    A nine year old girl has launched her own war against terrorism in Nigeria. Splendour Joe Abisoye is perhaps the most popular 9-year-old Nigerian writer in the country today. She recently authored a book on terrorism in which she shares details of convers

  • 03:27 Nigeria’s Ruling Party Releases Details Of Funds Lost Under Jonathan

    Nigeria’s Ruling Party Releases Details Of Funds Lost Under Jonathan

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    Nigeria's ruling party, the All Progressive Congress alleges that mass looting took place under the immediate past president of the country, Goodluck Jonathan. APC says that about 11 trillion naira, or just over 55 billion dollars, may have been looted. P

  • 03:58 Nigeria Soccer Player Francisca Ordega

    Nigeria Soccer Player Francisca Ordega

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    VOA’s Sonny Young, of Sonny Side of Sports, reports on one of Nigeria’s top young female football players who is honing her skills here in the Washington area. Sonny had a chance to meet 21-year-old Francisca Ordega at a recent Washington spirit practice.

  • 02:15 Nigerian Girl Writes Book On The Effects Of Terror On Children

    Nigerian Girl Writes Book On The Effects Of Terror On Children

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    A nine-year-old girl in Nigeria is making headlines for boldly speaking out against the Boko Haram terror group. The girl, who has written a 32-page book titled , 'Effects of Terrorism on Children' says she now hopes the book will be used in schools to te

  • 00:35 Boko Haram Kills 150 In Nigeria

    Boko Haram Kills 150 In Nigeria

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    More than 150 people have drowned in a river or were shot dead in northeastern Nigeria while fleeing Boko Haram Takfiri terrorists. Locals say Boko Haram gunmen attacked a village in Yobe state on Thursday. But news of the attack took five days to emerge

  • 04:16 Nigeria Missing Oil Money

    Nigeria Missing Oil Money

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    The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation sells around one million barrels of oil a day or almost half of the country's total production. There are concerns that most of the money cannot be accounted for. In 2014, Nigeria’s central bank governor said $2

  • 03:24 Nigeria President Appoints Anti-corruption Advisory Committee

    Nigeria President Appoints Anti-corruption Advisory Committee

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    Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari has appointed an anti-corruption advisory committee to advice on the country's criminal justice system. The committee has seven members and is headed by a scholar and a human rights activist. President Muhammadu Buhar

  • 01:05 ''I Am Still In Charge'' Says Boko Haram's Abubakar Shekau

    ''I Am Still In Charge'' Says Boko Haram's Abubakar Shekau

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    More details have been emerging over an audio recording that emerged online on Sunday. Security experts say it's the voice of Boko Haram leader Abubakr Shakau. In it the militant leader says he's still alive and in charge of the group.That comes barely a

  • 02:01 Thousands Of Nigerians Have Fled To Northern Cameroon In Fear Of Boko Haram

    Thousands Of Nigerians Have Fled To Northern Cameroon In Fear Of Boko Haram

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    At least 45,000 Nigerians are now living as refugees. After a series of attacks by Boko Haram, families have sought safety in camps in northern Cameroon. CCTV's Kathryn Ogunde has more.

  • 03:07 Analyst Cautious Over Claims Of That Boko Haram Has New Leadership

    Analyst Cautious Over Claims Of That Boko Haram Has New Leadership

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    Claims by Chadian President Idriss Deby that the militant group Boko Haram has a new leader and that the group had been "decapitated" Continues to elicit varied reactions across Nigeria. CCTV's Susan Mwongeli reports.

  • 00:55 Helicopter Crash In Nigeria Kills Four

    Helicopter Crash In Nigeria Kills Four

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    A helicopter crashed into the Lagos Lagoon in Nigeria and killed four people Wednesday. The four deaths were confirmed by the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA). Two injured individuals were taken to the Afolabi Hospital in nearby Oworonshoki and

  • 02:59 Nigeria's Women Groups Campaigning For Equal Rights

    Nigeria's Women Groups Campaigning For Equal Rights

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    Women Rights continue to remain a big issue in Nigeria with several women groups campaigning for equal rights for women as with their male counterparts. The country has made significant progress in terms affirmative action but women still suffer some deep

  • 09:05 Nigeria: Rivers Police Parade Suspected Criminals

    Nigeria: Rivers Police Parade Suspected Criminals

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    The Rivers State Police Command has paraded persons suspected to have crimes ranging from armed robbery to kidnapping.

  • 08:33 Nigeria: Residents Of Aramoko Cry Out Over Power Outages

    Nigeria: Residents Of Aramoko Cry Out Over Power Outages

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    Residents of Aramoko are crying over what they describe as power outage in the town. They are calling on the appropriate authorities to rectify the faults responsible for heir predicament

  • 25:59 Nigeria's 'Controversial' Sexual Offenses Prevention Bill

    Nigeria's 'Controversial' Sexual Offenses Prevention Bill

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    We take a look at the 'controversial' sexual offenses prevention bill passed to combat illicit crimes in Nigeria and how this problem of sexual violence can be solved as it remains one of the greatest problems Nigeria is faced with. We also speak with Zam

  • 05:08 Another Bomb Blast in Nigeria

    Another Bomb Blast in Nigeria

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    Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari is finding it difficult to clamp down on Islamist militants terrorizing his country's northeastern territory. At least 47 people were killed and dozens of others wounded when a bomb was detonated in a crowded market Tue

  • 02:55 Nigeria's Non-performing Loans Soar To $1.2B

    Nigeria's Non-performing Loans Soar To $1.2B

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    Nigeria's Bankers Committee has resolved to press ahead with the naming and shaming of delinquent debtors and even threatened to apply market sanctions on affected individuals and corporations. This is despite the controversy it has raised and potential l

  • 02:57 Nigeria's Cafe Neo Is 'returning Coffee To Its African Roots

    Nigeria's Cafe Neo Is 'returning Coffee To Its African Roots

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    Young Nigerians returning home from studies abroad are blazing a trail with the establishment of companies meant to service a growing middle class in the West African country. Ngozi Dozie and his brother Chijioke set up a coffee shop in the commercial cit

  • 05:16 Ford Motor Company To Open An Assembly Plant In Nigeria

    Ford Motor Company To Open An Assembly Plant In Nigeria

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    Also in manufacturing news. Ford Motor Company has announced it plans to open an assembly plant in Nigeria following in the footsteps of car manufacturers like Honda, Renault- Nissan, Kia and Volkswagen. The Ikeja plant near Lagos will assemble Ford's top

  • 18:21 What The Coming Of Wal-Mart To Lagos Means For Nigeria?

    What The Coming Of Wal-Mart To Lagos Means For Nigeria?

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    SaharaTV's Rudolf Okonkwo holds the Skype Call Segment where people call in via skype to give their opinions and inputs on the trending topics and also their opinions on the Question of the day

  • 00:47 Nigerian Women Reject Hijab Ban Calls

    Nigerian Women Reject Hijab Ban Calls

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    A leading Nigerian civil rights group has condemned calls to ban hijab in northern Nigeria, warning that any such ban would offer no solution to the problem of Boko Haram extremism. The association implored the Nigerian government to remain focused in its

  • 02:17 Nigeria Special Olympics Athletes Get Hearing Aids

    Nigeria Special Olympics Athletes Get Hearing Aids

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    Nigeria Special Olympics Athletes Get Hearing Aids

  • 02:47 Nigeria Clean Bio - Fuel To Save Women Lives

    Nigeria Clean Bio - Fuel To Save Women Lives

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    A Nigerian startup is producing green energy from local flora, providing communities with an environmentally friendly, healthier and more affordable fuel option. The company hopes the bio-fuel will replace dangerous smokes and gases currently used in many

  • 02:55 Nigeria Central Banks Bans Foreign Currency Deposit

    Nigeria Central Banks Bans Foreign Currency Deposit

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    Nigeria's central bank announced a ban on cash deposits in foreign currency in a bid to strengthen the naira, which has come under increased pressure against the dollar since oil prices plunged last year.

  • 02:13 Special Olympics Nigeria Hosts Athletes For Excellent Performances

    Special Olympics Nigeria Hosts Athletes For Excellent Performances

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    Special Olympics Nigeria Hosts Athletes For Excellent Performances

  • 01:55 Gabon Deports Over 500 To Nigeria

    Gabon Deports Over 500 To Nigeria

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    Gabon Deports Over 500 To Nigeria

  • 01:32 Cameroon On Frontline Against Boko Haram

    Cameroon On Frontline Against Boko Haram

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    Boko Haram militants continue to strike beyond their strongholds in neighbouring Nigeria. But Cameroon is fighting back -- with a political and military crackdown on the jihadists. Boko Haram militants continue to strike beyond their strongholds in neighb

  • 02:19 Buhari Pledges To Return Normalcy To Nigeria's North-east Region

    Buhari Pledges To Return Normalcy To Nigeria's North-east Region

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    The President assured Nigerians and the international community that the Federal Government, under his leadership, would strive to meet the operational, logistic, training and welfare requirements of the Armed Forces of Nigeria, to enable them prosecute t