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South Africa xenophobic unrest

South Africa says it is committed to friendly relations with Nigeria after it recalled ambassador to Pretoria in wake of anti-immigrant violence, says, 'it would be curious for a sisterly country to want to exploit such a painful episode for whatever agenda' - @Reuters

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South Africa xenophobic unrest

Nigeria summons its ambassador in South Africa for consolations in wake of attacks on immigrants, says Foreign Ministry - @Reuters

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Boko Haram attacks

Boko Haram retakes northeast town from Nigerian army, local official and witnesses say - @FRANCE24

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Boko Haram attacks

Nigerian troops retreat from Boko Haram stronghold after 3 people killed by a landmine - @Reuters

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Boko Haram attacks

Military sources: Nigerian forces invade last known stronghold of Boko Haram - @Reuters

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Nigeria

Mystery ailment kills victims in Nigeria within hours; 18 dead since April 13 - @cnnbrk

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Nigeria schoolgirls kidnapped

Nigeria's President-elect Buhari on anniversary of the kidnapping of 276 girls from a school in Chibok: 'Today is a time to reflect on the pain and suffering of the victims, their friends and families. Our thoughts and prayers, and that of the whole Nigerian Nation, are with you today' - @NBCNews

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Nigeria election 2015

Nigeria's ruling People's Democratic Party wins oil hub Rivers state governorship with just over 1 million votes - @Reuters

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Nigeria election 2015

Nigeria's All Progressives Congress wins Lagos state govenorship with 811,547 votes versus 669,667 for People's Democratic Party - INEC via @Reuters

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Nigeria election 2015

Nigerians vote for state governors in final round of election process - @BBCNews

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Delta, NG

Nigerian official: Militants blew up natural gas pipeline in Delta state early Friday - @Reuters

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Nigeria election 2015

President Obama spoke with Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan and President-Elect Muhammadu Buhari in separate calls Wednesday, encouraging 2 to work together to unify country - @WhiteHouse

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Boko Haram attacks

Chad says hundreds of Boko Haram militants, 9 soldiers killed in clashes in northern Nigeria - @Reuters

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Boko Haram attacks

Nigeria's Buhari says will spare no effort to defeat Islamist militant group Boko Haram - @Reuters

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Nigeria election 2015

President Obama commends Nigeria's Jonathan, Buhari for commitment to nonviolent election campaign - @Reuters

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Nigeria election 2015

Nigeria must "heal wounds" and "work towards the future" says president-elect Muhammadu Buhari - @BBCBreaking

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Nigeria election 2015

Electoral commission officially declares Muhammadu Buhari winner of Nigeria's presidential election - @AP

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Nigeria election 2015

Goodluck Jonathan after conceding defeat in presidential election: 'Urge those who may feel aggrieved to follow due process ... nobody's ambition is worth the blood of any Nigerian' - @Beckstatic

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Nigeria election 2015

Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan publicly concedes election to Muhammadu Buhari - @AFP

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Nigeria

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