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3 hrs ago | In-depth Africa

'Civil Defence boss escaped being killed by Police Inspector'

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps yesterday said its Commandant-General, Dr. Ade Abolurin, narrowly escaped death when a Police Inspector attempted to open fire on him.

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4 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

Lagos APC Lauds State Economic Empowerment Programme

ALL Progressives Congress APC) has lauded Lagos State Government on the successful launching of its Economic Empowerment Programme for the unemployed.

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8 hrs ago | ThinkProgress

Media Jumps To Conclusions On Ebola And Climate Change

A Nigerian health official wearing a protective mask waits to screen passengers at the arrivals hall of Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos, Nigeria, Monday, Aug. 4, 2014.

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Related Topix: Nigeria, World News, Infectious Diseases, Medicine, Malaria, Health, Cholera, University, FL, Princeton University

13 hrs ago | In-depth Africa

Glo Xchange, beginning of deeper collaboration between banks, telcos - CBN

The Governor of Nigeria's apex bank, the Central Bank of Nigeria, Mr. Godwin Emefiele, has described Nigeria's first Mobile Money Super Agent Network, Glo Xchange, launched in Lagos on Thursday, August 21, as the beginning of a deeper collaboration between the financial sector and the telecommunications industry.

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17 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

Nigeria records two new cases of Ebola

Nigeria on Friday said that two more people had tested positive for Ebola, taking the total number of confirmed cases of the deadly virus in the country to 14, including five deaths.

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19 hrs ago | In-depth Africa

Photo: Mother of three caught with Cannbis at Lagos Airport

A 37-year-old mother of three, Ezeh Ifeoma Maureen , has been arrested with substances suspected to be cannabis by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency .

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22 hrs ago | International Business Times

Awareness Building Project to Check Sexual Violence Evokes Good Response in New Zealand Schools

Teenage is a crucial time in the life of students. That is the time when friendships and relationships proliferate and tensions exert stress on the mental health.

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Related Topix: Nigeria, World News, Family, Teenagers

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Mail & Guardian

Lagos looks are deceiving

Five photographers look at Africa's changing traditions and history, questioning the images' relationship to supposed truth and inherent fiction.

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Related Topix: Nigeria, World News, Travel, Africa, Nigeria Travel, South Africa Travel, Nigeria Travel, Africa, South Africa Travel, Africa, Mali Travel, Africa Travel, Mali Travel, Photography, Arts

Vanguard

Killer of Lagos bizwoman charged with murder, robbery

An Ebute-Metta magistrate's court has ordered that a 31-year-old man, William Kenneth Chukwunango, a.k.a KCM, who murdered his lover, a business woman based in Festac Town, Lagos, Lizzy Njideka-Nzewi, be remanded in prison custody, pending the legal advice from the office of the Director of Public Prosecutions, DPP.

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Iol.co.za

The world's most liveable cities

Melbourne tops the ranking as the world's most pleasant city to live in for the fourth year running, but an Economist Intelligence Unit poll also finds that turmoil in Ukraine and the Middle East have pushed other cities down the list.

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Related Topix: Bangladesh, World News, Asia, Papua New Guinea, Oceania, Nigeria, Travel

The Economist

Business in Nigeria: Africa's testing ground

To make it big in Africa, a business must succeed in Nigeria, the continent's largest market.

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Vanguard

Police nab C&S pastor for raping woman in church

The Ogun State Police Command has arrested one Pastor Segun Alawode, 37, of Eternal Sacred Order C & S Church Sabo, Odogbolu, Ogun State, for raping a 32-year-old lady in his church premises at Odogbolu Ogun State.

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BBC News

Shots fired at Liberia Ebola protest

Police in Liberia's capital, Monrovia, have fired live rounds and tear gas during protests after a quarantine was imposed to contain the spread of the deadly Ebola virus.

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Related Topix: Nigeria, World News, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Cameroon,

Wed Aug 20, 2014

In-depth Africa

Ebola: FG Approves 200 Million For Lagos State

President Goodluck Jonathan has approved the release N200 million to Lagos State as Federal Government's direct support to aid the efforts of the state to fight against the Ebola virus.

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Foreign Affairs

Africa's City on a Hill

SETH KAPLAN is a lecturer at Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, a senior adviser for research at the Institute for Integrated Transitions, and the editor of the Fragile States Forum .

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Crofs Blogs

Ebola in Nigeria: Confusion compounded

Thanks to Lucie Lecomte for pointing me to an increasingly confused situation in Nigeria.

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In-depth Africa

Ode to Adadevoh who stopped Ebola in Nigeria

Early this April, Lagos State Health Ministry and Commissioner, Dr. Jide Idris, appealed to all health practitioners to watch out for patients presenting symptoms of Ebola so that Nigeria would be delivered from the endemic disease already spreading through in Guinea.

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Suria

Vietnam, Myanmar test three patients for...

Vietnam and Myanmar are testing three patients for the deadly Ebola virus after they arrived in the Southeast Asian nations from Africa while suffering from fever, health officials said.

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Ghanamma.com

That we may not forget - Stella Adadevoh and Justina Ejelonu

Herbert Olayinka Samuel Heelas Badmus Macaulay, had a daughter, Sarah Idowu Abigail, who would get married and give birth to a son, Babatunde Kwaku Adadevoh.

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In-depth Africa

Another Liberian reportedly certified with the Ebola Virus In Lagos

Now I have no way of confirming this because I didn't watch it myself but according to CKN who watched the program, a Senior Registrar with Igbobi Orthopaedic hospital, Lagos, Dr Akindele Akintayo revealed this morning on a TV programme that another Liberian have also been dictated with the deadly Ebola virus in Nigeria.

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