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1 hr ago | In-depth Africa

NLC to FG: Fight Boko Haram like Ebola

President of the Nigeria Labour Congress , Comrade Abdul Waheed Omar, on Monday urged the Federal Government to fight the Boko Haram sect with the same vigour it is fighting the deadly Ebola Virus Disease in the country.

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5 hrs ago | Vanguard

Kaduna communities applaud Airtel's role in Mobile health care delivery

By Adekunle Aliyu Kaduna - Stakeholders of the Pampaida Millennium Villages project in Kaduna have commended leading telecoms operator, Airtel Nigeria, for its contribution towards the realization of the Millennium Development Goals .

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9 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

Nigeria: Boko Haram Kills 14, Torch Houses in Borno

IN a fashion that could only spell the absolute absence of fear and opposition, the Islamist terrorist group, Boko Haram, early Saturday invaded four Borno villages, including Jibwhiwhui, in over a dozen Toyota Hilux vans and motorcycles, killing 14 people and torching houses and shops.

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13 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

Nigeria: Hajj Visa Delays Cause Concern

Kano, Dutse, Abuja and Kaduna - Nigerian Hajj stakeholders and prospective pilgrims have expressed concern over the failure of the Saudi authorities to start issuing visas for this year's pilgrimage, a week after they promised to do that and with just five days to the commencement of airlift of pilgrims.

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16 hrs ago | Ghanamma.com

2015: Reject Sentimental Politicians - Baba Ahmed Urges Nigerians

Ahead of the 2015 general election, a former interim chairman of the All Progressives Congress in Kaduna State, Dr Hakeem Baba-Ahmed, has advised Nigerians not to vote politicians who are polarising the country along religious lines.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

Vanguard

UNICEF ready to help Nigeria eradicate open defecation by 2025, says WASH specialist

UNICEF is set to support the Federal Government in its bid to totally eradicate open defecation by the year 2025, an official said on Sunday in Abuja.

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Vanguard

Rage of Kaduna Bush Meat Sellers: 'Why has Ebola not killed us?'

The once very busy bush meat stalls at Doka village, Kaduna were empty last Tuesday.

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Ghanamma.com

Insurgency: We're Not Ready To Abandon Our Investments In The North - Ndi Igbo

The new President of Ohanaeze Ndi Igbo in Kaduna State, Chief Austin Amaechi, has said that Igbo people resident in the northern part of the country would not abandon their investments worth over N40 billion in the region for fear of attacks by insurgents, particularly the Boko Haram sect.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

In-depth Africa

Praiz set to drop Rich 'N' Famous album

COMING on the heels of the release of two singles, Mercy and Oshe, Xtreme's recording act, Praise Ugbede Adejo, known as Praiz, has revealed that his new album titled Rich 'N' Famous is ready and set to be unveiled.

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Voice of America

Nigerians Threaten to Burn Ebola Isolation Units

A poster providing information on the Ebola virus is picture on the door of the Head of Department of Hospital Services, at the Federal Ministry of Health in Abuja, Aug. 11, 2014.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

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Nigeria: Kaduna community protests location of Ebola quarantine centre

Hundreds of community members at the Down Quarters area of Kaduna South Local Government of Kaduna State staged a peaceful protest on Wednesday over the proposed location of an Ebola quarantine center within the community.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Nigeria: Amid Ebola Scare, Nigeria Shuns Dancing Monkeys, Bush Meat

Nigeria is cracking down on hunting and discouraging the use of wild animals for entertainment to stave off the spread of Ebola.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Vanguard

Kaduna attack: I don't expect much from the investigation -Buhari

F ormer Head of State and a national leader of the All Progressives Congress General Muhammadu Buhari , has expressed pessimism over ongoing investigations into the recent attack on his life saying he does not expect anything from the process.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

In-depth Africa

Ebola scare: Customs intercepts, destroys truckload of monkey meat

The Nigerian Custom Service, Kaduna and Kastina commands yesterday, destroyed a truck loaded with dried bush meat suspected to be monkey's smuggled into the country by an unknown person.

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BioMed Central

Women's perceptions and reflections of male partners and couple...

Nigeria is one of the countries where significant progress has not been recorded in contraceptive uptake despite decades of family planning programs while there are indications that slum dwellers may differ significantly from other urban dwellers in their sexual and reproductive behavior, including family planning uptake.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

In-depth Africa

Bello El-Rufai's moving tribute to his late younger brother Hamza

Bello El-Rufai , son of Mallam Nasir El Rufai, took to his Facebook wall to pay tribute to his younger brother, Hamza El-Rufai , who died in a fatal car crash on July 29th.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

In-depth Africa

Re: I will Decamp When the Devil Repents and Converts to Islam

Shortly after Nuhu Ribadu decamped to the PDP, somebody on twitter asked Nasir El-Rufai when he'll also decamp from the APC to the PDP, and he said he will decamp when the devil repents.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

In-depth Africa

Military probes troops 'revolt'

Various units of the army have been ordered to take the roll call of troops to fish out the rebellious ones.

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In-depth Africa

Don't ban use of hijab - JNI

The Ja'amatu Nasril Islam on Wednesday said it will reject any move to ban the use of hijab by Muslim women in Nigeria.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

In-depth Africa

Lessons from Malaysia, Singapore, China and Dubai

Being a speech delivered by Sam Nda-Isaiah during the 1st City People monthly lecture on Sunday, August 17, 2014, at Protea Hotel, GRA, Ikeja, Lagos.

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