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  • 01:54 Is Boko Haram Spreading Attacks From Nigeria To Cameroon?

    Is Boko Haram Spreading Attacks From Nigeria To Cameroon?

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    A wave of suicide attacks has left dozens of people dead across Nigeria and Cameroon within a week's time. No groups have claimed responsibility for the attacks, but officials suspect they were carried out by Boko Haram.

  • 00:21 Dozens Of People Killed By Boko Haram Attack In Nigeria's Northeast

    Dozens Of People Killed By Boko Haram Attack In Nigeria's Northeast

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    Dozens Of People Killed By Boko Haram Attack In Nigeria's Northeast

  • 02:59 Nigeria's Women Farmers Call For Land Rights

    Nigeria's Women Farmers Call For Land Rights

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    In rural Nigeria, 80 percent of small scale farmers are women. Yet very few own land -- held back by a lack of resources and conservative male attitudes. Activists are calling for more rights for women farmers, including access to land and credit.

  • 01:07 A 10 Year Old Suicide Bomber Killed 16 People In Nigeria

    A 10 Year Old Suicide Bomber Killed 16 People In Nigeria

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    Shockingly a 10 year old suicide bomber killed 16 people in the northeastern Nigeria city of Damaturu on Sunday. The girl detonated her explosives next to a crowded market as shoppers were being screened by security services. according to media reports -

  • 02:36 One Year Since The Last Case Of Polio Reported In Nigeria

    One Year Since The Last Case Of Polio Reported In Nigeria

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    Campaigning for 'western medicine' to immunize children has been paramount in the fight against the disease

  • 58:37 Law and Disorder in Lagos

    Law and Disorder in Lagos

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    On the streets of Lagos, it is not the police who wield power but gangs of fight-hardened young men known as Area Boys. Louis spends time with several outfits, joining them as they patrol their turf, clash with local rivals and keep the peace in a brutal

  • 01:18 President Buhari Makes First Official Trip To Cameroon

    President Buhari Makes First Official Trip To Cameroon

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    Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has travelled to neighbouring Cameroon to discuss the crisis. This comes after President Paul Biya ordered two thousand extra troops to deploy along Cameroon's northern border, to better battle Boko Haram.

  • 59:07 Welcome to Lagos (1/3)

    Welcome to Lagos (1/3)

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    Three-part observational documentary series which explores life at the sharp end of one of the most extreme urban environments in the world: Lagos, Nigeria. Today, more than half the world's population live in cities, and this eye-opening series shows wha

  • 59:01 Welcome to Lagos (2/3)

    Welcome to Lagos (2/3)

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    Lagos's version of Venice is a slum, built on water, called Makoko. This three-part observational series continues to explore one of the most extreme urban environments on the planet, by taking a trip into the lives of those who choose to live and work on

  • 1:00:35 Welcome to Lagos (3/3)

    Welcome to Lagos (3/3)

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    This fascinating series continues to look at how people are adapting to modern city life in the 21st century by exploring the slums and ghettos of Lagos, Nigeria. More than 50 per cent of the world's population now live in cities, and that figure is expec

  • 47:48 Saving Africa' s Witch Children

    Saving Africa' s Witch Children

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    In some of the poorest parts of Nigeria, where evangelical religious fervor is combined with a belief in sorcery and black magic, many thousands of children are being blamed for catastrophes, death and famine: and branded witches. Denounced as Satan made

  • 01:47 Nigeria Names General To Head New Multinational Task Force

    Nigeria Names General To Head New Multinational Task Force

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    Nigeria has appointed a general to lead the new multinational task force created to fight Boko Haram in the face of a surge of devastating attacks. The announcement came as Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari met with his Cameroonian counterpart in a bid

  • 01:04 Nigeria  Army Says It Has Freed 178 Boko Haram Captives

    Nigeria Army Says It Has Freed 178 Boko Haram Captives

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    Nigeria's army says it has rescued 178 people held by the Islamist militant group Boko Haram. It said the captives - more than 100 of them children - were liberated in northern Borno state, the heartland of the insurgency. The military said 67 of those fr

  • 02:31 UN Pledges Support For Nigeria Against Insurgency

    UN Pledges Support For Nigeria Against Insurgency

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    The Special Representative of the UN Secretary General to West Africa, SRSG Mohammed Ibn Chambas, visits the Chief of Army Staff, Major-General Tukur Buratai, in Abuja. By Channels Television.

  • 02:20 Cattle Raiding In Kano: Nigeria Police Recover Over 200 Cows And 50 Sheep

    Cattle Raiding In Kano: Nigeria Police Recover Over 200 Cows And 50 Sheep

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    Kano State Police Command has arrested some suspects involved in Cattle Rustling in the State. The suspects were arrested at Doguwa Local Government Area of the State TVC News' Ibrahim Isah reports

  • 02:25 Nigeria Banks Publicly Name And Shame Debtors

    Nigeria Banks Publicly Name And Shame Debtors

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    Nigerian commercial banks have begun publishing lists of debtors in national dailies in a bid to check the rising non-performing loan profile of Deposit Money banks in the country. The action follows the expiration of the Central Bank of Nigeria's three-m

  • 03:34 Unemployment in Nigeria

    Unemployment in Nigeria

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    In the second quarter of the year, Nigeria's economy shed over 1.3 Million jobs. As a result, the overall unemployment figure rose to 8.2%. That's the 3rd consecutive quarter in which unemployment figures in Nigeria have fallen, and women and people below

  • 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

  • 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

  • 01:55 Gabon Deports Over 500 To Nigeria

    Gabon Deports Over 500 To Nigeria

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    Gabon Deports Over 500 To Nigeria

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 02:47 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

  • 02:17 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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

  • 00:26 Nigerian Islamist Group Launches Attack On Neighbouring Niger

    Nigerian Islamist Group Launches Attack On Neighbouring Niger

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    A lawmaker told NBC News that Nigeria's Islamist group Boko Haram carried out their first known attack on the neighboring country of Chad early Friday. The Nigerian Islamist militant group Boko Haram has attacked a town in Niger for the first time, witnes

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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

  • 03:17 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

  • 02:24 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

  • 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

  • 00:59 Lake Chad Region Deploys Joint Force To Fight Boko Haram

    Lake Chad Region Deploys Joint Force To Fight Boko Haram

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    Military chiefs from the Lake Chad region have finalized details of the deployment of a joint force to fight Nigerian Islamist group Boko Haram. The officers have designated three command posts in Nigeria and Cameroon. At a two-day meeting in N'Djamena, w

  • 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