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1 hr ago | The Raw Story

Last Ebola-free region of Liberia falls to virus

Every region of Liberia has now been hit by Ebola, officials said Friday, as the World Health Organization warned the fight against the worst-ever outbreak of the killer disease would take months.

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4 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

Nigeria: Gunmen Kill Policemen

Gunmen have killed three Policemen at check point after Tilden Fulani Village in Toro Local Government Area of Bauchi State.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

The Age

Two new Ebola cases in Nigeria

A team from the Liberian Ministry of Health unloads the bodies of Ebola victims onto a funeral pyre on Friday.

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AllAfrica.com

Nigeria: Ebola Survivors Warned to Abstain From Sex

Lagos, Ado Ekiti, Port Harcourt, Osogbo, Bauchi and Abuja - -Experts say virus can be transmitted through semen -Stop spreading panic message, Ekiti tells doctors The Nigerian Institute of Medical Research has warned that infected men who have recovered from the killer Ebola virus disease can still transmit the virus through their semen for up to ... (more)

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Human Sexuality, Infectious Diseases, Medicine

The China Post

CDC to send 2 doctors to Nigeria for Taiwanese

The Centers for Disease Control will send two doctors to Nigeria on Monday to bring disease prevention resources to local Taiwanese businessmen and diplomatic staff, helping them to understand more about the Ebola virus and how to prevent the spread of the disease.

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In-depth Africa

26-year-old graduate arraigned for allegedly stabbing sex worker

Shola Egunle, a 26-year old polytechnic graduate, has been charged before an Ebute Metta Magistrate's court sitting at oyingbo for allegedly stabbing a commercial sex worker.

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Crofs Blogs

Spouses of two Nigerians killed by Ebola admitted to hospital

Nigeria's Minister of Health, Professor Onyebuchi Chukwu, on Friday confirmed what Sahara Reporters had consistently reported that two more people have been infected with Ebola Virus Disease , bringing the number of current established cases to four.

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KTUL-TV Tulsa

Nigeria confirms 2 new Ebola cases

A charity stunt that has grown into a social media phenomenon went terribly wrong for four Kentucky firefighters when a fire truck's ladder got too close to a power line after they dumped water on college... A charity stunt that has grown into a social media phenomenon went terribly wrong for four Kentucky firefighters when a fire truck's ladder ... (more)

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In-depth Africa

EFCC Arrests two bankers for N9million fraud

Two bankers, Rowland Alozie, Segun Osho and their accomplice, Abass Kolawole have been arrested by operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC for alleged conspiracy and fraudulent conversion of Rivers State Board of Internal Revenue Cheque for nine million, five hundred and fifty-four thousand, two hundred and eighty six ... (more)

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

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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Vanguard

Nigeria, Our Heritage project to sell Nigeria's tourism - Jonathan

President Goodluck Jonathan has said that the 'Nigeria, Our Heritage Project' will overhauls the country's image globally and promote the country's tourism and cultural heritage.

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Ghanamma.com

Jarule And Ashanti Are Coming To Nigeria

American rap star Ja Rule, and R&B singer Ashanti,will be coming to Nigeria for a show on October 1, an event to mark this year's Independence celebration.

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In-depth Africa

Nigerian woman arrested for trying to smuggle babies into the UK

A 51-year-old woman, Ijeoma Udechukwu, has been jailed for trying to smuggle two babies into the United Kingdom.

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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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The Daily Star

Boko Haram 'takes over' another Nigeria town: official

KANO, Nigeria: Boko Haram Islamists have taken control of the town of Buni Yadi in Nigeria's northern Yobe state, occupying a government building with no military personnel left on the ground, witnesses and an official said Thursday.

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Ghanamma.com

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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In-depth Africa

Restoring Dignity, Ensuring 'Safe Space' for Returning Nigerian Schoolgirls Critical - UN

A United Nations official for Nigeria on 20 August 2014 said that restoring the dignity and integrity of returning schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram militants in Chibok is instrumental in reintegrating the girls back into a "safe space" in society.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Nigeria: Regulating Night Travels

NIGHT travels have been with us since economic activities and exchanges between one part of the country and the other evolved.

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In-depth Africa

Nigeria Football Federation's headquarters on fire

The headquarters of the Nigeria Football federation NFF, located in the Wuse Zone 7 District of Abuja has been engulfed by fire.

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In-depth Africa

Photos: U.S donates high tech bomb disposal robots/equipment to Nigerian police

IGP Suleiman Abba NPM, mni, today, August 20, 2014 at Force Headquarters, Abuja, received the US Ambassador to Nigeria, His Excellency, James F. Entwistle.

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