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2 hrs ago | Al Bawaba

Nigerians pay tribute to anti-Israel protesters

Protesters carry a dummy of the Al-aqsa mosque during a demonstration in support of Palestinian people and to condemn Israel's offensive in Gaza, in the northern Nigerian city of Kano, on July 25, 2014.


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6 hrs ago |

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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10 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

The Indian Express

At least six killed as suicide bombers attack two mosques in Nigeria

Suicide bombers have attacked two mosques in northeast Nigeria's Yobe state killing at least six people and injuring several others, witnesses told AFP blaming the Boko Haram Islamists.


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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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Sydney Morning Herald

The new faces of global terror

Osama bin Laden may be gone but al-Qaeda is now a franchised organisation that is more dangerous than ever.


Related Topix: Osama bin Laden, World News, Africa, Terrorism

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.


Related Topix: World News, Liberia, Africa, Guinea, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

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.


Related Topix: World News, Africa, Life, Holidays, Ramadan

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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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.


Related Topix: World News, Life, Holidays, Ramadan


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.


Related Topix: Liberia, World News, Africa, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Togo, Sierra Leone

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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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


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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