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Nigeria's free-wheeling media fears crackdown over Boko Haram battle

ABUJA/LAGOS (Reuters) - Nigeria's press is traditionally free to write almost anything about anyone - whether it's true or not. But reporters fear a government sensitive to criticism is now cracking down, especially on coverage of the battle against Boko ...http://www.nbcnews.com/id/55687046/ns/world_news-africa/t/nigerias-free-wheeling...

100 Days After Nigeria Girls' Kidnap, Boko Haram Won't Relent

Updated 8 hours ago

Nigeria marked a solemn milestone Tuesday in the abduction of more than 200 schoolgirls. Exactly 100 days after the girls were kidnapped by by Islamic extremists Boko Haram, 219 of them were still missing, a presidential committee said. In the three months ...http://www.nbcnews.com/storyline/missing-nigeria-schoolgirls/100-days-after-nige...

Nigeria leader wants $1 billion loan to help fight Boko Haram

Jonathan, facing intense criticism at home and overseas for his government's failure to curb a spreading campaign of violence by the Islamist militants, made the request in a letter read to Nigeria's Senate and House of Representatives. His government is ...http://www.nbcnews.com/id/55658857/ns/business-stocks_and_economy/t/nigeria-lead...

Malala Visits Nigeria on Birthday to Help Free Abducted Girls

Pakistani rights activist Malala Yousafzai, who survived being shot in the head by the Taliban for campaigning for girls' education, pledged Sunday while on a trip to Nigeria to help free a group of school girls abducted by Islamist militants. Earlier in ...http://www.nbcnews.com/storyline/missing-nigeria-schoolgirls/malala-visits-niger...

Nigeria seeks to borrow $1 billion for military

ABUJA, NigeriaNigeria's president says he wants to borrow $1 billion from abroad for equipment and training for the military fighting an Islamic insurgency. President Goodluck Jonathan sought approval from legislators in a letter Wednesday saying the ...http://www.nbcnews.com/id/55663905/ns/world_news-africa/t/nigeria-seeks-borrow-b...

Nigeria's Boko Haram Islamists Mock #BringBackOurGirls Effort

Nigeria's Boko Haram has released a video mocking Western efforts to rescue more than 200 schoolgirls the Islamist militants captured in April. The al Qaeda-linked group's leader Abubakar Shekau is seen dancing and laughing flanked by fellow fighters and ...http://www.nbcnews.com/storyline/missing-nigeria-schoolgirls/nigerias-boko-haram...

Over 25 killed in Nigeria militant attack, government air strike

MAIDUGURI Nigeria (Reuters) - At least 26 people were killed when suspected Islamist Boko Haram militants stormed a village in northeast Nigeria and a government warplane opened fire to repel the attackers, local residents and a security source said on ...http://www.nbcnews.com/id/55651329/ns/world_news-africa/t/over-killed-nigeria-mi...

Taliban survivor Malala in Nigeria, pledges to help free girls

ABUJA (Reuters) - Pakistani rights activist Malala Yousafzai, who survived being shot in the head by the Taliban for campaigning for girls' education, has pledged while on a trip to Nigeria to help free a group of school girls abducted by Islamist militants.http://www.nbcnews.com/id/55635365/ns/world_news-south_and_central_asia/t/taliba...

'Half of a Yellow Sun' to premiere in Nigeria

LAGOS, Nigeria — The Nigerian civil war movie "Half of a Yellow Sun" will finally premier in its home country in August, the film's producer announced Tuesday. The move came after Nigerian censors had earlier refused to approve it, saying the movie ...http://www.nbcnews.com/id/55600860/ns/world_news-africa/t/half-yellow-sun-premie...

Nigeria's Boko Haram blamed for 18 attacks in past two weeks: U.N.

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Islamist militant group Boko Haram is blamed for at least 18 attacks on civilians in northern Nigeria in the past two weeks and the escalating violence of the insurgency threatens the security of West Africa, a senior U.N ...http://www.nbcnews.com/id/55600050/ns/world_news-africa/t/nigerias-boko-haram-bl...

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Four Nigerian Girls Escape Boko Haram Captors: Official ...

Updated 16 hours ago

... spy planes and roughly 30 civilian and military specialists to aid Nigeria's security forces in the hunt for the missing schoolgirls. ...http://www.nbcnews.com/storyline/missing-nigeria-schoolgirls/four-nigerian-girls...

Missing Nigeria Schoolgirls - NBC News

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The kidnapping of nearly 300 girls in Nigeria by Islamist extremists Boko Haram has sparked global outrage and an online campaign, Bring Back Our Girls.http://www.nbcnews.com/storyline/missing-nigeria-schoolgirls

Why #BringBackOurGirls Plays Into Boko Haram's Hands - NBC ...

Updated July. 21, 2014

While the international community has long urged Nigeria’s president to do more to choke off Boko Haram, ...http://www.nbcnews.com/storyline/missing-nigeria-schoolgirls/why-bringbackourgir...

Nigeria - Latest news, videos, and information- NBCNews.com

Updated July. 16, 2014

Latest news, videos, images of Nigeria. Skip navigation. Jump to story headline. MSN; Outlook.com; More. Autos; My MSN; Video; Careers & Jobs; msnNOW ...http://www.nbcnews.com/id/33104625/ns/world_news-nigeria?q=Nigeria

Nigerian scams’ keep evolving - Technology & science ...

Updated July. 21, 2014

Con artists from Nigeria even take advantage of the Internet Relay system for the deaf to trick consumers and merchants. ...http://www.nbcnews.com/id/8171053/ns/technology_and_science-security/t/nigerian-...

Seven Things To Know About Nigeria - NBC News

Updated July. 20, 2014

As the world’s eyes focus on the plight of Nigeria’s missing school girls, it’s important to remember that Boko Haram is just one relatively small terrorist ...http://www.nbcnews.com/storyline/missing-nigeria-schoolgirls/seven-things-know-a...

Nigeria Will 'Conquer' Boko Haram, Goodluck Jonathan Says ...

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Nigeria’s president vowed Thursday to defeat terrorism in his country, suggesting that the kidnapping of nearly 300 schoolgirls marked a turning point in his ...http://www.nbcnews.com/storyline/missing-nigeria-schoolgirls/nigeria-will-conque...

Nigeria's President Declares 'Total War' Against Boko ...

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Nigeria's president said Thursday he was declaring "total war" against the Islamist militant group that in April abducted more than 200 schoolgirls in the ...http://www.nbcnews.com/storyline/missing-nigeria-schoolgirls/nigerias-president-...

Nigeria Girl Who Escaped Boko Haram: I'm Now Terrified of ...

Updated 23 hours ago

Police say 53 students have escaped. Nigeria's homegrown Boko Haram terrorist network is threatening to sell those who remain in captivity into slavery.http://www.nbcnews.com/storyline/missing-nigeria-schoolgirls/nigeria-girl-who-es...

Nigeria: More than 50 Islamist insurgents killed in ...

Updated 15 hours ago

MAIDUGURI, NigeriaNigeria's military said on Friday that it may have killed more than 50 Islamist insurgents in an airstrike on one of their main bases in...http://www.nbcnews.com/news/other/nigeria-more-50-islamist-insurgents-killed-air...