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News on Nigeria continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

2 hrs ago | WTKR-TV Norfolk

First U.S. citizen killed in African Ebola outbreak

Patrick Sawyer had one stop to make before heading home to Minnesota to celebrate his daughters' birthdays: a conference in Lagos, Nigeria.

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3 hrs ago | Christian Science Monitor

In Nigeria, a civil war within Islam

Kaduna State Police Commissioner Alhaji Umar Shehu speaks next to Kaduna State Governor Mukhtar Yero at the point of impact of a suicide bomb along Alkali Road in Kaduna, July 24, 2014.

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8 hrs ago | 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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12 hrs ago | 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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Mon Jul 28, 2014

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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The Peninsula

Suicide attacks in Nigerian city mar Eid

KATSINA, Nigeria: Two blasts by female suicide bombers killed three people and injured 13 in Nigeria's Kano city yesterday, bringing the number of attacks this week in the area to five and overshadowing festivities marking the end of Ramadan.

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AlertNet

Nigeria isolates Lagos hospital where Ebola victim died

A health worker removes his protective suit as he emerges from an isolation area at the Medecins sans Frontieres Ebola treatment centre in Kailahun July 20, 2014.

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News Times

Liberia's president has closed all but three land border crossings, restricted public gatherings and quarantined communities heavily affected by the Ebola outbreak in the West African nation.

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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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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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