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Naij.com digest: Top 10 news that broke this Thursday

The NAIJ.com team has gathered the most important news stories that hit the headlines on Thursday, April 14.  You can find all the important things you might have missed but still need to know below in today’s digest!

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Three mothers of female students kidnapped from Chibok, Borno state, on the night of 14–15 April, 2014, identified their daughters in a new video released by Boko Haram.

2. 

One of the Boko Haram survivors claimed that while Gwoza was under Boko Haram’s control, five of the Chibok girls were killed by the Nigerian army jets that flew overhead and opened fire on a crowd of women as they sat together in a camp.

3. 

The controversy over 2016 budget is far from over as Senate president, Bukola Saraki has moved against attempt by President Muhammadu Buhari to doctor the 2016 budget.

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President Buhari looked affectionately at the young girl who hugged him in China.

Residents of Shanghai, China, came out to welcome President Muhammadu Buhari and usher him into the city; one of them was a young girl who affectionately hugged the Nigerian leader.

5. 

Ayodele Fayose, the Ekiti state governor, has written to the Chinese government seeking the stoppage of the $2 billion loan being sought by the federal government of Nigeria.

6. 

Security sources revealed that Boko Haram leaders are said to be “angry” over the media leak of the recent Chibok girls’ video and think that the federal government is not genuinely interested in the girls’ freedom.

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The Edo University, Iyamo, established by Governor Adams Oshiomhole is the most expensive public university in Nigeria.

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The government of President Muhammadu Buhari has launched a probe to explain the circumstances that led to the coming of Switzerland’s Ambassador to Nigeria with a male spouse supposed to be his gay partner.

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Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, former minister of finance, on Thursday, April 14, said the zero political will to save under former president Goodluck Jonathan is responsible for Nigeria’s economic challenges.

10. 

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There was palpable panic at a male hostel at the Nnamdi Azikiwe University (UNIZIK) in Awka, the Anambra state capital, on April 9, when the students saw a 13-foot python.

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