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2 hrs ago | Vanguard

Why I left APC; I won't taunt my friends -Ribadu

Former chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, and until recently All Progressives Congress, APC, chieftain, Mallam Nuhu Ribadu has said that he would not taunt his former associates in the APC such as Governors Rotimi Amaechi and Rabiu Kwankwanso.

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Texas Tech Football #ALSIceBucketChallenge

This Woman Looks Like She's Wearing Makeup. She's Not.

Should the U.S. Capitol Have a POW/MIA Memorial?

This Little Kid Is DEVASTATED When His Dad "Steals" His Ear and Nose

Tue Aug 19, 2014

New York Daily News

Bronx-born pilot missing in Africa

Bill Fitzpatrick has been missing since June 22, according to relatives. His family is asking the U.S. government to step up efforts to find the nature-loving aviator.

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Related Topix: Civil Aircraft, Aircraft, Cessna 172, Cessna Aircraft, Nigeria, World News, Ridgefield, CT

CBC News

Ebola outbreak: Africans understandably wary about promised cures

New concerns that the Ebola outbreak in West Africa is much worse than reported are adding to the global pressure to find a solution - even if that means testing unproven drugs on desperate Africans.

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Related Topix: Spain, World News, Nigeria, Africa, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Food and Drug Administration

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Vanguard

Drama in NFA as Maigari, Umeh claim chairmanship position

BY JUDE OPARA, Abuja There was a mild drama yesterday at the secretariat of the Nigeria Football Federation as the impeached president of the NFF, Alhaji Aminu Maigari who was reinstated to his position last Friday by the Minister and Chairman of the National Sports Commission , Dr. Tamuno Danagogo resumed in his office.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Los Angeles Times

The road from beggar to Islamist militant in Nigeria

Children read from the Koran in a classroom in the northeastern Nigerian city of Maiduguri.

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Related Topix: Nigeria, World News, Africa, Agriculture, Science

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Vanguard

Confab: Why we initially opposed final report - Professor Yadudu

By UMORU HENRY & Levinus Nwabughiogu Auwalu Yadudu is a constitutional lawyer, professor of law and teacher at Bayero University, Kano.

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In-depth Africa

Osun poll: What next for APC?

For a politician whose credibility is in doubt, and whose principles and values are in contention, the performance of Iyiola Omisore, the Peoples Democratic Party candidate in the recent Osun governorship poll, must worry both the All Progressives Congress and other political analysts.

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Related Topix: Nigeria, World News, Goodluck Jonathan

Jacksonville Daily News

Area woman aims to spread word about son-in-law missing in West Africa

Annette Myers of Cape Carteret works from the East Coast to help her daughter on the West Coast spread the word about a family member missing in another country.

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Related Topix: Nigeria, World News, Cameroon, Chelan, WA

Fri Aug 15, 2014

In-depth Africa

Kwankwaso Warns Ribadu Against Defecting To PDP, Says Move Would Be Worst Mistake

Governor Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso of Kano State has advised former chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission , Malam Nuhu Ribadu against defecting to the Peoples' Democratic Party .

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Vanguard

Women, kids as suicide bombers

JUST five years ago, few believed that the alien and macabre incidence of suicide bombing was possible in Nigeria.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family, Nigeria, Africa, World News

Vanguard

Performance: Presidency blasts Fashola for attacking Jonathan

B y Henry Umoru ABUJA-THE Presidency yesterday carpeted Governor Babatunde Fashola of Lagos State for accusing President Goodluck Jonathan's government of being inactive for three years, saying the governor might have been occupied in his state to know the achievements of the administration.

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Vanguard

Ebola: FG turns back corpse flown in from Egypt

Aviation Authorities, Wednesday night, turned back a corpse flown into the country from Egypt at the Malam Aminu Kano International Airport.

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Related Topix: Nigeria, World News

Wed Aug 13, 2014

International Business Times

DFAT Warns Against Travel To Nigeria

Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau speaks at an unknown location in this still image taken from an undated video released by Nigerian Islamist rebel group Boko Haram.

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Related Topix: Nigeria, World News, Africa, Life, Holidays, Christmas,

World Magazine

Female suicide bombers in Nigeria fuel speculation about kidnapped girls

A string of suicide bombings by young women in northern Nigeria are stoking fear and prompting speculation that Boko Haram may be indoctrinating or coercing its kidnapping victims into radical Islam.

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Vanguard

Female suicide bombers: Dealing with the emerging trend

By ACP Frank Mba IN modern history, female suicide bombers have earned dubious honour of becoming more news-worthy than their male counterparts following the widespread belief that women are naturally not wicked, non-violent, motherly and weak to take such deadly task of committing suicide bombing.

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Related Topix: Terrorism, Israel, World News, Nigeria,

Tue Aug 12, 2014

In-depth Africa

Fear of female suicide bombers beginning of wisdom

MIA BLOOM, a professor of security studies at the University of Massachusetts, Lowell, and the author of "Bombshell: Women and Terror" and "Dying to Kill: The Allure of Suicide Terror", in this piece for Washington Post argues that female suicide bombers are not a new phenomenon There were four suicide bombing attacks by young women in Kano, ... (more)

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Vanguard

EFCC arrests 2 bank managers over N661m fraud

By Soni Daniel The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has arrested two Union Bank of Nigeria managers for allegedly stealing the sum of N661million from the bank.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Nigeria: FG Commences Remodelling of Railway Stations Nationwide

Disclosing this in Abuja during a visit of the body of Permanent Secretaries, Minister of Transport, Senator Idris Umar said that the Federal Ministry of Transportation is focused on its mandate particularly in respect of the country's railway system.

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Sun Aug 10, 2014

Crofs Blogs

New Ebola precautions ordered for West Africa

Nigeria has banned the transport of corpses over national and state borders. This comes a day after Guinea closed its borders to Sierra Leone and Liberia in a bid to halt an Ebola outbreak that has killed more than 900.

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Related Topix: Sierra Leone, World News, Africa, Nigeria, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Vanguard

Our plan to create massive jobs in aviation industry - Onyeama

Allen Onyema, a lawyer, is the founder/Chairman of Foundation for Ethnic Harmony in Nigeria , a non-governmental organization in the vanguard of promoting non-violence.

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