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Nigeria's Traditional Hunters Want to Help Look For Girls - NBCNews.com
Posted On 05/19/2014 14:56:07 by lagosadmin
Armed hunters gather before looking for around 300 abducted school girls in Maiduguri, Nigeria on May 18, 2014. Hundreds of hunters armed with homemade rifles, poisoned arrows and amulets say their spiritual powers can lead them to the nearly 300 schoolgirls abducted by Islamic extremists.[Finish Article ]... Read More

Traditional Nigerian hunters want to find girls - MiamiHerald.com
Posted On 05/19/2014 09:56:17 by lagosadmin
Traditional hunters armed with homemade guns, poisoned spears and amulets have gathered in their hundreds, eager to use their skills and what they believe to be supernatural powers to help find nearly 300 schoolgirls abducted by Islamic extremists.Some 500 hunters, some as young as 18 and some in their 80s, say they have been specially selected by their peers for their spiritual hunting skills and have been waiting for two weeks in Maiduguri, the Borno state capital and the birthplace of Boko Ha... Read More

Nigerian Hunters Join Effort to Find Missing Girls - Wall Street Journal
Posted On 05/19/2014 09:56:08 by lagosadmin
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria—After a lifetime of chasing rats and antelope through the woods, several hundred hunters carried their rifles to this city last week to plan their biggest hunt yet: the search for 223 kidnapped schoolgirls. "I know the forests. I was born in the forests," said 70-year-old Dan Baba Kano, a huntsman in a purple frock, who added that he wasn't afraid of dying in the forests: "At my age? No."[Finish Article ]... Read More

Soccer-Spain's Tahiti bounty-hunters benched for Nigeria match - Yahoo!...
Posted On 06/22/2013 18:56:11 by lagosadmin
FORTALEZA, Brazil, June 22 (Reuters) - Spain coach Vicente Del Bosque is likely to revert to his first-choice side when they meet Nigeria in their final Confederations Cup Group B game at the Estadio Castelao on Sunday. "It will be basically that side, yes," said Del Bosque when asked if he would name the same side that beat Uruguay 2-1 in their opening match last Sunday in Recife.[Finish Article ]... Read More

Hunters shoot dead a hippopotamus that killed 2 in Nigeria's northeast -...
Posted On 07/03/2012 09:56:07 by lagosadmin
SHELLENG, Nigeria — A hippopotamus that killed two fishermen in Nigeria’s northeast has been shot dead, authorities said Tuesday, highlighting how ill-equipped Nigerian wildlife control officials are to protect both wildlife and the communities that surround them. Local hunters killed the hippopotamus in the town of Shelleng on the bank of the Benue river last Sunday, said Babangida Jimeta, head of the hunters association of Adamawa State. He said they were on the lookout for... Read More

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