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A Florida first: Crocodile attacks couple during late-night dip

By Zachary Fagenson MIAMI (Reuters) – A Miami man remained hospitalized in serious condition after a crocodile for the first time in Florida history attacked a pair of late-night swimmers near an upscale suburb, a wildlife official said on Monday. Lisset Rendon, 23, was bitten in her left shoulder before she could struggle out of […]

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Boko Haram crisis: Nigeria arrests ‘female recruiters’

Three women have been arrested in Nigeria for recruiting female members for the Islamist militant group, Boko Haram, the country’s military says. The women are said to have targeted widows and young girls, promising them marriage to Boko Haram members. The militant group now has a female wing, the military says. Boko Haram seems to […]

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Nigerian military arrest senior Boko Haram member: police

By Anamesere Igboeroteonwo and Joe Hemba ONITSHA/DAMATURU Nigeria (Reuters) – Nigerian security forces discovered a senior member of the militant Islamist group Boko Haram among a convoy of nearly 500 travellers arrested this week in the southern state of Abia, a military spokesman said on Wednesday. News of the arrest comes as militants are killing […]

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Hero in Christian University Shooting Subdued Gunman ‘Through God’s Grace’

Jon Meis (right) subdued a gunman at Seattle Pacific University last week. (Facebook) The building monitor who disarmed a gunman at a Christian university last week is giving God all the credit for saving lives. Jon Meis, 22, quickly disarmed Aaron Ybarra, 26, after Ybarra walked into the Otto Miller Building at Seattle Pacific University […]

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Eight girls abducted

Eight girls abducted-Suspected Boko Haram gunmen kidnapped eight girls from a village near one of their strongholds in the North overnight, police and residents said yesterday. The abduction of the girls, aged 12 to 15, follows the kidnapping of more than 200 other schoolgirls by the Islamist militant group last month in Chibok, Borno State. […]

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Chibok girls: Jonathan accepts US offer to deploy troops

  Chibok girls: Jonathan accepts US offer to deploy troops-President Goodluck Jonathan has accepted the offer made by President Barack Obama to deploy United States troops and equipment in Nigeria to assist in locating the schoolgirls abducted from Government Secondary School, Chibok, Borno State, on April 14. Special Adviser to the President on Media and […]

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Ruptured gas pipeline: Fear of explosion grips residents

Ruptured gas pipeline: Fear of explosion grips residents-Residents of Ijoko along the Lagos- Abeokuta Expressway are now living in fear, following gas leakage from the Nigerian Gas Company, NGC, situated in the area. The gas leakage, which started around 6.30pm, was as a result of a ruptured pipeline, caused by the activities of the company, […]

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