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Nigeria

Nigerian Senate postpones debate on controversial Election Amendment Bill to Jan. 5 - Citizen Digital

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Benin City, Edo, Nigeria

Court in Benin, Nigeria, orders 2 chieftains of the All Progressives Congress jailed for alleged attempted murder - Vanguard Nigeria

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Boko Haram attacks

Nigerian Interior minister: The capture of Boko Haram's 'Camp Zero' in the Sambisa forest by the Nigerian Army will mark the defeat of the insurgents - Vanguard Nigeria

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Nigeria

Nigerian police: 1 dead, 3 wounded as gunmen attack chieftain in Taraba - Vanguard Nigeria

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Enugu, Enugu, Nigeria

Nigerian police confirm 2 dead in Enugu market mob fracas - Vanguard Nigeria

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Nigeria

Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau appears in new video to dispute claim the group had been routed from its stronghold in the Sambisa Forest of Nigeria - Vanguard

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Nigeria

Lawyer: 3 Nigerian death row inmates secretly executed; marks breach of country's 7-year moratorium on death penalty - AP

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Nigeria

Nigeria removes 50,000 'ghost workers' from state payrolls - eNCA

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Boko Haram attacks

Dozens of Boko Haram fighters have given themselves up to authorities in southern Niger, interior minister says - Daily Star

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Nigeria

Report: 2 Canadian sisters detained in Nigeria on accusations of extorting, cyberbullying a Nigerian billionaire - CP24

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Nigeria

2nd Republic Senator Francis Okpozo, South-South leader and APC chieftain of Delta State, Nigeria, has died - @DailyPostNGR

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Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria

2 killed in partial collapse of police training college in Lagos, Nigeria, officials say; no reported trapped inside - Reuters

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Boko Haram attacks

Nigerian army drives Boko Haram militants from one of their last bastions, president says - BBC News

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Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria

UN expert : Only 10% of Lagos' population has access to water provided by state utility, urges investment in Nigerian infrastructure - BBC

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Akwa Ibom, Nigeria

Market wall collapses in Akwa-Ibom, Nigeria; victims reportedly trapped in rubble - Vanguard Nigeria

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United Nations

UN chief-designate Antonio Guterres appoints Nigeria's Amina Mohammed as deputy secretary-general - XH News

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Nigeria

Nigeria denies agreeing to pay Switzerland $79 million in order to release the $321 million stashed in that country by late Gen. Sani Abacha - Vanguard Nigeria

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Boko Haram attacks

Witnesses say suicide bombers who exploded near market in northeastern Nigeria were about 7 and 8 years old - AP

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Boko Haram attacks

2 girls blow themselves up in Nigeria market, at least 17 wounded: witnesses - AFP

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Nigeria church collapse, Dec. 11, 2016

Nigerian church collapse kills at least 160, morgues overflowing, says hospital director - AP

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