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Nigeria

Nigerian Senate president Bukola Saraki appears in court for corruption trial, denies he falsified parliamentary rules to get elected - Daily Star

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Nigeria

Security forces rescue 3 kidnapped foreigners in Nigeria - AP

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Nigeria

Australian workers kidnapped in Nigeria while working for a mining company have been released, their company says - Australian Broadcasting Corporation

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Nigeria

Nigeria's army says its freed more than 5,000 people held by the Boko Haram during a weekend operation -Reuters

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Boko Haram attacks

Nigerian army says its killed 6 in rescuing 5,000 hostages after clearing Borno villages - @HCNigerianArmy

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New Zealand

Prime Minister John Key says New Zealand won't pay ransom for Kiwi abducted by gunmen in Nigeria - NZ Stuff

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Australia

Report: New Zealander, 2 Australians kidnapped in southern Nigeria by gunmen who killed driver - NZ Herald

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Niger Delta oil industry attacks

Nigerian government and militants in Niger Delta agree on 1-month ceasefire, oil official says - Reuters

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Nigeria

Nigeria allows currency to float; exchange rate plummets - BBC

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Nigeria

Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari arrives in Nigeria after 2 weeks in UK for medical treatment, holiday - Reuters

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Boko Haram attacks

Boko Haram says it killed 7 military police in attack on Nigerian police barracks - AP

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Boko Haram attacks

24 people killed in Boko Haram attack in Nigeria's Adamawa state, community leader says - AFP

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Adamawa, Nigeria

Nigeria detains ex-governor of Adamawa State for alleged role in distributing money for the re-election of former President Goodluck Jonathan - Premium Times

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Nigeria

Nigeria President Muhammadu Buhari to stay in UK until following treatment for ear infection Sunday, vice president says - Reuters

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business

Central Bank of Nigeria to float its embattled naira currency against other currencies after pressure - AP

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Nigeria

U.S. fund aims to raise $2 billion for Nigerian infrastructure projects - Reuters

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Nigeria

Senior Nigeria Football Federation official blames lesbians for recent poor performances of the country's women's team - AFP

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Boko Haram attacks

Nigeria says it agrees to Cameroon's voluntary return of 80,000 Nigerian refugees who have fled Boko Haram Islamic insurgency - AP

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Nigeria

Nigeria firing dozens of senior officers after allegations they stole billions of dollars meant to buy arms to fight Boko Haram - AP

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Nigeria

Nigerian Football Federation confirms death of its technical director and former coach Amodu Shuaibu at age 58 - @thenff

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