Lagos, Nigeria Newswire (Page 6)

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  1. Insurgency, fraud pose risks for credible Nigerian electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 24 | AlertNet

    ... (APC) primary election to choose the party's governorship candidate for Lagos state, at Onikan stadium in Lagos, Nigeria, December 4, 2014. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye ABUJA, Dec 24 (Reuters) - Nigeria has made an effort to clean up voter ...

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  2. Makoko: Nigeria's floating communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 24 | CNN

    ... to 250,000 people live there. Nicknamed by some as the "Venice of Africa," the floating village of Makoko in Lagos, Nigeria, is inhabited by people who not only live on water, but also also depend on it for their livelihood. Although Makoko dates ...

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  3. WHO: Ebola Death Toll Hits 7,573Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Voice of America

    A teacher uses a thermometer to test students' temperature checking for signs of Ebola virus at Aiyetoro African Church Nursery and Primary school in Lagos, Nigeria. The death toll from Ebola in the three West Africa countries hardest hit by the epidemic has risen to 7,573 out of 19,463 confirmed cases recorded there to date, the World Health Organization said on Wednesday.

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  4. Postcards from home: documenting Nigeria's floating communityRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 24 | KBMT

    But while the intricate waterways may replicate the layout of the picturesque Italian city, living conditions could hardly be more contrasting. Makeshift houses with corrugated iron roofs balance precariously atop stilts.

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  5. Oil's Slump Gives Nigeria Chance to End $7-Billion SubsidyRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 24 | The Washington Post

    It's an opportunity President Goodluck Jonathan, concerned that such a move would provoke protests before his bid for re- election in February, may not seize, analysts say. "Politics often trumps prudence and there's an entrenched social expectation for fuel to be subsidized," Gareth Brickman, an analyst at Johannesburg-based ETM Analytics, said in a Nov. 28 e-mailed response to questions.

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  6. Insurgency, fraud pose risks for credible Nigerian electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 24 | AlertNet

    A party delegate casts his vote during the All Progressives Congress primary election to choose the party's governorship candidate for Lagos state, at Onikan stadium in Lagos, Nigeria, December 4, 2014. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye ABUJA, Dec 24 - Nigeria has made an effort to clean up voter registration for elections next February, but holding a credible poll is a daunting prospect amid chaotic distribution of ballot cards and an Islamist insurgency that could disenfranchise millions.

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  7. APC, PDP in hot words over foul languageRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 24 | Vanguard

    The All Progressives Congress, APC, and Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, were, yesterday, locked in a face-off over responsibility for the introduction of foul language in the political space just as the dominant opposition party affirmed that the country's political landscape has been redesigned to the disadvantage of the PDP. The Director-General of the Buhari Campaign Organisation, Governor Rotimi Amaechi in a press conference in Lagos yesterday, said the APC would monitor every polling booth in the country with agents in such a way that election results would only be twisted through the use of military force.

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  8. Amaechi blasts Army for sentencing soldiers, says only Buhari can fight Boko HaramRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 23 | In-depth Africa

    The Director-General of Buhari Campaign Organisation, Governor Rotimi Amaechi has said Nigeria urgently needs a strong-willed leader like General Muhammadu Buhari to contain terrorism and corruption in the country.

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  9. Nigeria's economy among largest in the world - JonathanRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Vanguard

    P ort Harcourt - President Goodluck Jonathan said, yesterday, that his administration had managed the country's economy to become the greatest in Africa and one of the largest in the world. He said: "We have managed the economy such that it has risen to be the greatest economy in Africa and one of the largest in the world."

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  10. Navy acquires war ships to fight maritime crimesRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Vanguard

    In its renewed fight against maritime crimes in the country and the Gulf of Guinea, the Nigerian Navy,NN, is expecting two ships from China and the United States of America before the end of year 2014. To this end, the NN said it had enhanced its operational efficiency by way of sustaining its prioritization of training and human capital development.

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  11. Nigeria campaigns for broadband investment at ITU 2014Read the original story

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Vanguard

    Although the Nigerian Telecommunication industry has grown in leaps and bounds, broadband penetration still remains at a meager 6 percent. This is why at the International Telecommunication Union, ITU, conference held recently in Qatar, the Nigerian delegation, led by the Minister for Communication technology, campaigned for investment in the area of broadband penetration.

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  12. Rugby Championship Players, fans storm Elegushi BeachRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 23 | In-depth Africa

    It will be fun galore, especially for Rugby lovers when the 2nd edition of Sandie Beach Rugby takes the centre stage on Saturday at the Elegushi Beach, Lekki. The event, which will begin at 10am and run till 4pm, will be a combination of sports and entertainment all aimed at boosting the festive season.

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  13. 40% discount on back-2-school shopping this seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | In-depth Africa

    Christmas is the perfect time of the year to show your appreciation. We at The School Kits Limited would like to express our appreciation to you our loyal customers by giving away a 40% discount on selected items.

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  14. 'Oil price slump gives Nigeria chance to end $7b fuel subsidy'Read the original story

    Tuesday Dec 23 | In-depth Africa

    Tumbling oil prices that have slashed Nigeria's revenue and roiled currency and stock markets in the economy, may have a silver lining: an excuse for the government to scrap fuel subsidies that cost as much as $7 billion a year. It's an opportunity President Goodluck Jonathan, concerned that such a move would provoke protests before his bid for re-election in February, 2015 may not seize, analysts have said..

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  15. MTN commences draws to choose winners in cash quest promoRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Vanguard

    I n a bid to consolidate on its on-going Season of Surprises campaign, Nigeria's leading telecommunications and ICT Company, MTN, has launched another massive customer reward promo. Tagged MTN Cash Quest, this latest promo is a platform through which a millionaire will emerge daily, from December 4th, 2014 till March 13th , 2015.

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  16. Challenge Arena game debuts, to splash cash on winnersRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Vanguard

    T he inaugural edition of the Challenge Arena game show, an indigenous blend of sports and entertainment quiz game show, has debutted in Lagos. The Challenge Arena game is being organised by Mayfield investment Limited, in conjunction with Caveri capital, at Ark studio Ogudu, GRA, Lagos started few days ago.

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  17. Good News From Northern NigeriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | CFR.org

    A health worker immunises a four-year-old boy at Ilashe island, 25 km from the Nigerian capital Lagos, May 16, 2005. Sometimes, it seems like the bad news from Nigeria never stops.

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  18. 2015: Buhari meets volunteers in LagosRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Vanguard

    The Presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Gen.Muhammadu Buhari is in a meeting with volunteers for his campaign in Lagos. He made the announcement via his twitter page, "I am in Lagos at the moment to meet a group of passionate young volunteers and get their input - GMB".

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  19. CHRISTMAS: Nigerians groan under pains of dwindling economyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Vanguard

    JESUS Christ was born over 2,000 years in a manger, a place reserved for animals in Bethlehem. The true origin of Christmas is filled with controversies and compromise.

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  20. PDP primaries: Obanikoro's suit lacks competence, PDP tells courtRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Vanguard

    By Ikechukwu Nnochiri ABUJA - The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Tuesday, challenged the jurisdiction of the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja to entertain the suit that was lodged before it by former Minster of State for Defence, Mr. Musiliu Obanikoro, challenging the outcome of the governorship primary a Zelection it held in Lagos state on December 8. PDP in a preliminary objection it filed at the high court, queried the competence of the suit, describing it as a classical example of an abuse of court process. It told the court that Obanikoro made criminal allegations including collusion, conspiracy, shootings and scaring of delegates, without adducing sufficient particulars and proof.

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