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Explosion rocks World Cup viewing venue in Nigeria

 A suicide bomber detonated a tricycle taxi packed with explosives at an outdoor World Cup viewing center in a northeast Nigerian city Tuesday night, and witnesses said several people were killed. Boko Haram group frequently time secondary explosions to kill people who rush to the scene of a bomb blast. Cheghan said he had no

Hashtag Heroes

Derek Hunter  Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan said he was “stunned” today by the announcement that Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau would surrender himself and all his followers to authorities after he realized he’d started a trending hashtag on Twitter that even First Lady Michelle Obama tweeted. Shekau, a purveyor of workplace violence and kidnapper of