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Local news for Lagos, Nigeria continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

4 hrs ago | Anna.aero

Arik Air arrives at Dubai from Lagos and Abuja

On 28 July, Arik Air - the largest carrier in Nigeria - celebrated the launch of five weekly flights from Lagos to Dubai via Abuja.

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7 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

Nigeria's clampdown spurs naira gains

Tighter rules for Nigerian money changers that take effect this week will help the central bank shore up reserves and bolster the naira before next year's elections, according to Vetiva Capital Management.

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9 hrs ago | Vanguard

Ebola: Nigeria is not out of the woods yet - Prof. Tomori

Since the confirmation and subsequent death of a Liberian man who was the first to be diagnosed with the Ebola Virus Disease on Nigerian soil, anxiety, shock and fear have been expressed by a wide section of the populace.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Mirror.co.uk

Ebola: Man tested for deadly virus in UK - increasing fears over threat to Britons

The unnamed man had arrived back in Britain from Nigeria via Paris. It comes after it was revealed an American with Ebola was allowed on two flights while infected A man has been tested for Ebola in the UK - increasing fears over the threat posed to Britain from the deadly disease.

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Stuff.co.nz

Could ebola reach New Zealand?

The worst ebola disease outbreak on record is unlikely to reach New Zealand from west Africa, the Ministry of Health's director of public health says.

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Vanguard

Plans underway to move tank farms from Apapa-Oshodi Road - Obanikoro

The Minister of State for Defence, Senator Musiliu Obanikoro disclosed, yesterday, in Lagos that there were plans to relocate the tank farms along the Oshodi/Apapa expressway as a way of finding a lasting solution to the unending gridlock.

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Daily Kos

Dr. Sheik Umar Khan, Sierra Leone's top Ebola doctor dies of EVD after caring for over 100 patients

Umaru Fofana and Adam Bailes bring us the sad news that Sierra Leones' top specialist in Ebola and viral hemorrhagic fever diseases, Dr. Sheik Umar Khan, died of Ebola after being exposed by one of the more han 100 patients he has heroically care for.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Liberia, Africa, World News, Nigeria

The Washington Post

Ebola's Escape From Africa by Plane Unlikely, Not Impossible

Ebola, the killer of more than 670 people in four West African countries since February, has spread beyond Africa only once.

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Related Topix: Liberia, World News, Africa, Nigeria, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Business News

Reuters

Nigeria ups ebola stakes on first death

Nigerian authorities have shut and quarantined a Lagos hospital where a Liberian man died of the Ebola virus, the first recorded case of the highly-infectious disease in Africa's most populous economy.

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AllAfrica.com

Nigeria: TCN Plans 20,000MW Evacuation Capacity By 2020

As part of the measures to strengthen the transmission infrastructure to withstand increase in power generation, the Transmission Company of Nigeria plans to boost its infrastructure to have the capacity to evacuate 20,000 megawatts of electricity by 2020.

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In-depth Africa

Film Made in Nigeria is on revolution at Del-York Creative Academy Capacity Building Program

Ask two or more people around you and you'd reach a consensus on this fact. And yes, we are on that journey! If you come by The Digital Bridge Institute, Lagos now and for the next four weeks, you'd see a bright and eager breed of participants undergoing an array of highly intensive hands-on courses at the 2014 Del-York Creative Academy .

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Silicon Alley Insider

The 10 Most Important Things In The World Right Now

The New York Times reports that "prospects for resolving the violation [are] uncertain at best."

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Vanguard

Why Senator Remi Tinubu's trial is delayed - Vanguard Investigation

THE Senate Committee on Ethics is yet to commence the trial of Senator Remi Tinubu more than two weeks after the committee was supposed to have submitted its report on the investigations on the alleged wrongful utterance of the wife of the national leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Senator Bola Ahmed Tinubu.

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Hispanic Business

Lagos Guarantees Take-Off Loan for Young Entrepreneurs

The Lagos State Government has said it would grant takeoff loans to all the graduating students of the technical colleges in the state to enable them build their business empires.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

NEWS.com.au

Borders closed to control Ebola outbreak

NO ONE knows for sure just how many people Patrick Sawyer came into contact with the day he boarded a plane bound for Nigeria.

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Related Topix: Liberia, World News, Africa, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Nigeria

African Affairs

Sandbank City: Lagos at 150

Sandbank City: Lagos at 150 , by John Godwin and Gillian Hopwood. Lagos: Prestige, 2012.

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National Geographic

Q&A: Ebola Spreads in Africa-and Likely Will Spread Beyond

The Ebola virus has killed a Liberian doctor and infected two Americans in the worst-ever Ebola epidemic, which has now spread to Nigeria.

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New Vision

Second attack by female suicide bomber injures 6 in Nigeria

NIGERIA, Kaduna : The body of a suicide bomber lies beside a damaged vehicle at the scene where a bomb exploded in Kaduna on July 23, 2014.

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AlertNet

Nigeria isolates Lagos hospital where Ebola victim died

Medical staff working with Medecins sans Frontieres prepare to bring food to patients kept in an isolation area at the MSF Ebola treatment centre in Kailahun July 20, 2014.

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In-depth Africa

Skales Gives Away $10,000 To Clebrate Signing New Deal

The lucky winner of $10,000 US Dollars, will emerge via popularity polls . It is a popularity contest, but I think it will be easy if people checked out the video for Shake Body before recording their own version.

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