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Nigerian minister says CNN should be sanctioned
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Nigerian restaurant displays portrait of Trump
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U.S. rejects Nigerian for WTO top job
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Dying in jail, still waiting for trial
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He waited 512 days in jail for his day in court. It never came
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Nigeria protests: Police chief declares crackdown after violence and looting
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Hundreds loot warehouse as Nigeria protests continue
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Armed gangs seen in Lagos as protests continue
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Nigeria president warns protesters; fails to address shooting
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Armed police kick, shoot man in Lagos street
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Fires burn in Nigeria after soldiers shoot protesters
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Nigerian protesters run as gunfire rings out
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Waving flags, they sang Nigeria’s anthem. Then they were shot at
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Nigerian protesters march on Downing Street
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Protests continue in Lagos, Nigeria, over alleged police brutality
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Beyonce 'heartbroken' as violence breaks out amid Nigerian anti-police brutality protests
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Lagos governor appeals for calm after Lekki shooting
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Nigerian soldiers fire at protesters -witnesses
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