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World Cup: France Beats Nigeria and Enters the Quarter Finals

CNN – France secures a 2-0 victory over Nigeria in Brasilia on Monday ensured its progress to the World Cup quarter finals and a meeting with Germany, which beat Algeria 2-1 after extra time.

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Nigerian Military Raid Boko Haram Camp

BBC – Nigeria’s military says it has raided a Boko Haram intelligence unit thought to be linked to the recent abduction of more than 200 schoolgirls.

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Nigeria Bomb Blast Kill 21 People

BBC – A bomb attack on a busy shopping district in Nigeria’s capital, Abuja, has killed at least 21 people and injured 52 more.

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Nigerian Military Official Claims He Knows Whereabouts of Kidnapped Girls

CNN – A top Nigerian military official believes he knows the whereabouts of the kidnapped girls last month, but he says the nation’s military will not use force to try to rescue them, a state news report said Monday.

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Nigeria – 118 Killed in Market Blasts

CNN – At least 118 people were killed Tuesday in twin blasts at a market in the central Nigerian city of Jos, an official said, warning the toll could climb.

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Africa Leaders Declare War on Boko Haram

BBC – Presidents Goodluck Jonathan and Francois Hollande warned of Boko Haram’s links to other terror organisations; Mr. Hollande has pledged to share intelligence and co-ordinate action against the group.

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Senator McCain Wants U.S Troops to Rescue Nigerian Girls

CNN – Senator John McCain describes the kidnapping of nearly 300 Nigerian girls a crime against humanity and would like to see U.S troops in Nigeria in order to rescue those kidnapped.

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Nigeria Spending British Foreign Aid on Space Programme

While Cameron accuses Godfrey Bloom of offensive remarks to countries receiving foreign aid it now transpires that foreign aid to Nigeria is being spent on their space program.

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