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News Niger » Government: Pressure builds on Nigerian government after admitting schoolgirls 'rescued' from Boko Haram are still missing

News channel or source: http://abcnews.go.com/International/pressure-builds-nigerian-government-admitting-schoolgirls-rescued-boko/story?id=53301087
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

Four days after dozens of schoolgirls went missing from a boarding school in Nigeria, the government was facing mounting pressure after admitting it erroneously told parents the students had been rescued. In the northeastern state of Yobe, anger was ...

News Niger » Government: Niger government to sponsor surgery of rape victim

News channel or source: https://guardian.ng/news/niger-government-to-sponsor-surgery-of-rape-victim/
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

Niger Government would sponsor the surgery of a 10-year-old boy victim of homosexuality at Minna General Hospital, Mrs Mairam Kolo, the Director General of the state Child Rights Protection Agency, said. Kolo told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Minna ...

News Niger » Government: Buhari tells visiting Olu of Warri what his government will do in Niger Delta

News channel or source: http://dailypost.ng/2018/02/23/buhari-tells-visiting-olu-warri-government-will-niger-delta/
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday assured people of Niger Delta that his administration would work towards rapid development of the region. Buhari said his administration will ensure development in the region by consolidating on all ongoing projects and ...

News Niger » Government: Ezekwesili Calls Out Federal Government, Nigerian Army Over Silence On Missing Yobe School Girls

News channel or source: http://saharareporters.com/2018/02/21/ezekwesili-calls-out-federal-government-nigerian-army-over-silence-missing-yobe-school
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

Oby Ezekwesili, former Minister of Education and co - convener of Bring Back Our Girls Movement, has called out the Federal Government over its silence on the alleged abduction of 94 schoolgirls from the Government Girls Science and Technical Secondary ...

News Niger » Government: Boko Haram releases 13 hostages to Nigerian government

News channel or source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-43018285
Publication date: Friday 09 February 2018

The Islamist militant group Boko Haram has released 13 people who were kidnapped in north-eastern Nigeria last year, the government says. They include 10 women seized during an attack on a police convoy and three lecturers from Maiduguri taken during an ...

News Niger » Government: Anger erupts in Nigerian town over government’s Boko Haram ‘abduction’ response

News channel or source: https://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2018/02/23/world/anger-erupts-nigerian-town-governments-boko-haram-abduction-response/
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

YOBE, NIGERIA – Anger erupted in a town in remote northeast Nigeria on Thursday after officials fumbled to account for scores of schoolgirls who locals say have been kidnapped by Boko Haram jihadis — a disappearance reviving traumatic memories of the ...

News Niger » Government: Nigerian Government Announces Plan For 300,000 Jobs In 2018

News channel or source: http://www.informationng.com/2018/02/nigerian-government-announces-plan-for-300000-jobs-in-2018.html
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, says the Federal Government is set to provide 300,000 new jobs for the youths in 2018. He said this in Abuja while speaking at the public presentation of the policy framework and National Action ...

News Niger » Government: Nigerian government sells $ 2.5 billion Eurobonds

News channel or source: http://www.africanews.com/2018/02/16/nigerian-government-sells-25-billion-eurobonds/
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

Revamp its economy by reducing the costs of using bank notes. This is the ambition of the Nigerian government which sold $ 2.5 billion eurobonds on Thursday to buy back its debt in naira. In practice, these are two separate types of securities that have ...

News Niger » Government: Nigerian state government, military say 'some' missing schoolgirls rescued

News channel or source: http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/2018/feb/22/nigerian-state-government-military-say-some-missing-schoolgirls-rescued-1777236.html
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

DAMATURU: A number of girls missing for several days after a Boko Haram attack on their school in Dapchi, northeast Nigeria have been found, a state government official and a senior military source said, without specifying numbers. Abdullahi Bego ...

News Niger » Government: Boko Haram releases 13 hostages, Nigerian government says

News channel or source: https://www.cbsnews.com/news/boko-haram-releases-13-hostages-to-nigeria/
Publication date: Saturday 10 February 2018

YOLA, Nigeria --Nigeria's government says Boko Haram extremists have released three university lecturers and 10 women who had been kidnapped in separate raids last year. The 13 hostages are now in the custody of the Department of State Security Services in ...