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2 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

Nigeria: Govt Orders 40 Attack Helicopters From U.S., Russia to Fight Terrorism

In its determination to eliminate terrorism and smoke out Boko Haram members from their hide outs in parts of the North East and North West, the Federal Government has ordered 40 attack and transport helicopters from the United States of America and Russia.

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6 hrs ago | Vanguard

Modern rail: Nigeria Railways bids to sustain N4bn investment

Following the rehabilitation of the railway by the Federal Government 30 years after it was abandoned, the Nigerian Railway Corporation resorted to the refurbishment of old rolling stocks to return to tracks.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Vanguard

Sallah celebration: Be security conscious, FG tells Nigerians

FEDERAL Government, weekend, urged its citizens and residents to be security conscious, as Nigerian Muslims joined other faithful around the world to mark this year's Eidel Fitri.

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The Age

A video released by the Nigerian Islamist extremist group Boko Haram shows leader Abubakar Shekau.

Yaounde: The wife of Cameroon's vice prime minister was kidnapped and at least three people were killed in an attack by Boko Haram militants in the northern town of Kolofata, Cameroon officials said.

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The Age

Five killed in bomb attack on Nigerian church

Security personnel seal the scene of a bomb attack on a Catholic church in northern Nigeria's main city of Kano.

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The China Post

Nigeria death shows Ebola air travel spread

Nigerian health authorities raced to stop the spread of Ebola on Saturday after a man sick with one of the world's deadliest diseases brought it by plane to Lagos, Africa's largest city with 21 million people.

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In-depth Africa

Nigeria would have been in turmoil if Buhari was killed- Jonathan

President Goodluck Jonathan on Sunday said the country would have been in turmoil if former Head of State, Muhammadu Buhari and top Islamic preacher, Sheik Dahiru Bauchi have been killed in the recent terrorists attack in Kaduna.

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Lucianne.com

Nigeria Death Shows EbolaCan Spread By Air Travel

ABUJA, Nigeria -- Nigerian health authorities raced to stop the spread of Ebola on Saturday after a man sick with one of the worldA s deadliest diseases brought it by plane to Lagos, AfricaA s largest city with 21 million people.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Nerve News

Ready for negotiations to free abducted girls, says Nigeria

Nigeria's Permanent Representative to the UN, Joy Ogwu said the country is open to negotiations in order to secure the release of over 200 schoolgirls who were abducted in April.

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Vanguard

100 days of captivity & the future of Nigeria

ON Wednesday, the abducted Chibok schoolgirls marked 100 days in captivity, abuse and bondage.

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In-depth Africa

We'll make Port Harcourt cleanest city in Nigeria - RIWAMA

The Rivers Waste Management Agency on Thursday said it had commenced efforts towards making Port Harcourt the cleanest city in the country.

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The Baltimore Sun

Boko Haram clashes with Cameroon soldiers in cross-border attacks

Nigeria's Islamist militant group Boko Haram has carried out two cross-border attacks into Cameroon since Friday, killing at least four soldiers and prompting the Cameroonian army to send reinforcements to the area, army sources said on Saturday.

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Kenya Broadcasting Corporation

Nigeria 'on red alert' over Ebola

Nigeria says it has put all entries into the country on red alert after confirming the death of a Liberian man who was carrying the Ebola virus.

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AllAfrica.com

Nigeria: Suspect Arrested in Connection With Kaduna Blasts

The Defence Headquarters on Friday said that troops in Kaduna had arrested a man in connection with the explosions that rocked the city on Wednesday.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Nigeria: Sheikh's Son, 10 Others Killed as Troops Fire on Shiite Muslim Procession

Nigerian Shiite Muslims have accused Nigerian troops of killing 11 of their members and injuring 40 others in a clash between the group and soldiers in Zaria on Friday.

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KCBD-TV Lubbock

Indian teen has 232 'teeth' removed from jaw

An Israeli defense official says the Security Cabinet is meeting to discuss international cease-fire efforts, but also the option of expanding its eight-day-old ground operation in Gaza.

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WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

Indian teen has 232 'teeth' removed from jaw

Ashiq had surgery on Monday, where two dental surgeons and two assisting surgeons removed the 232 "denticles" from his lower right jaw.

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Medical Daily

Ebola Confirmed In Nigerian Capital City Of Lagos; 21 Million City Residents Now At Risk Of Exposure

Nigeria's Health Minister, Onyebuchi Chukwu, has officially announced the first case of the Ebola virus in the Nigerian capital of Lagos.

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ABC News

Nigeria Beefs up Security Ahead of Ramadan Feast

As Nigeria's insurgency becomes more violent, political and far-reaching, Nigerian forces are increasing security ahead Eid al-Fitr, the Muslim celebration marking the end of Ramadan, according to Emmanuel Okeh, a spokesman for the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps.

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KXXV-TV Waco

Nigeria nabs accused $6 million Facebook fraudster

Authorities hope to learn if a psychiatrist had concerns about a patient who allegedly killed a case worker at a suburban Philadelphia hospital before the doctor pulled out his own gun to protect himself.

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