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2 hrs ago | Daily Times

Scores killed as Boko Haram insurgents overrun Nigerian town

MAIDUGURI: Islamist Boko Haram insurgents have overrun much of a northeastern Nigerian town after hours of fighting that has killed scores and displaced thousands of residents, several security sources said on Tuesday.

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5 hrs ago | WATE-TV Knoxville

Islamic fighters besiege Nigerian city: Senator

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is heading to Mexico on Wednesday, officially on a trade mission for his state.

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9 hrs ago | In-depth Africa

Osamawe Replaces Deji As New Chairman Ondo Council of Obas

The Ondo state Government has named the Monarch of Ondo Kingdom 'Osamawe', Oba Victor Kiladejo as the new Chairman of the state's council of Obas.

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13 hrs ago | Ghanamma.com

Stop Using Your Newspaper To Rubbish My Administration, T.A Orji Warns Kalu

Governor Theodore Orji of Abia State has warned his predecessor, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu, "to stop running down his administration using his paper as a conveyor belt".

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16 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

Nigeria: Ebola - Minister Says 271 Under Surveillance in Nigeria

The Minister of Health, Prof. Onyebuchi Chukwu, on Monday said 271 people suspected to have contracted the Ebola virus were under surveillance in Lagos and Port Harcourt as at Sunday.

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

Ghanamma.com

Survivor of Boko Haram Gwoza Police Training College Attack Testifies in T.B. Joshua's Church

The widely reported Boko Haram insurgency attack on Wednesday 20thAugust 2014 at a Nigerian Police training college in Gwoza, Borno State left few survivors.

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Bangor Daily News

Poor response to Ebola causing needless deaths, head of World Bank says

DAKAR/LAGOS - The world's "disastrously inadequate response" to West Africa's Ebola outbreak means many people are dying needlessly, the head of the World Bank said Monday, as Nigeria confirmed another case of the virus.

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Nigerian forces clash with Boko Haram fighters

Nigerian military officials say they killed about 70 Boko Haram fighters when the Islamic extremists attacked the northeastern town of Bama Monday morning.

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WATE-TV Knoxville

Nigerian forces clash with Boko Haram fighters

Several shootings have been reported near the route of New York City's West Indian Day Parade just hours before its start.

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KXXV-TV Waco

Nigerian forces clash with Boko Haram fighters

Lamont Jones and Keith Stephens stood 60 feet from each other, separated by four lanes of pavement and a thousand miles of perception.

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AllAfrica.com

Nigeria: Boko Haram Kills 14, Torch Houses in Borno

IN a fashion that could only spell the absolute absence of fear and opposition, the Islamist terrorist group, Boko Haram, early Saturday invaded four Borno villages, including Jibwhiwhui, in over a dozen Toyota Hilux vans and motorcycles, killing 14 people and torching houses and shops.

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Vanguard

TAN Rally: Hold Jonathan responsible if Ebola spreads - APC

The All Progressives Congress has said Nigerians must hold President Goodluck Jonathan personally responsible if the Ebola Virus Disease spreads more than it has done in the country, after he failed to stop a rally in his support in Port Harcourt on Saturday, despite warning from individuals and groups.

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AllAfrica.com

Nigeria: Two Princesses Fight Over Late Father's Stool

The Olukere of Ikere Ekiti kingdom of Ekiti State, Oba Ganiyu Obasoyin, has warned the two daughters of the late Ogoga of Ikere Ekiti, Oba Adegoke Adegboye, not to allow their quest for the regency of the community thwart the peace in the kingdom.

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Ghanamma.com

2015: Reject Sentimental Politicians - Baba Ahmed Urges Nigerians

Ahead of the 2015 general election, a former interim chairman of the All Progressives Congress in Kaduna State, Dr Hakeem Baba-Ahmed, has advised Nigerians not to vote politicians who are polarising the country along religious lines.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

Vanguard

2015: America committed to credible polls in Nigeria - US Envoy

Ahead of the 2015 general elections in Nigeria, the United States' Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr. James Entwistle, has said his country was committed to free, fair, credible and non-violent elections in Nigeria.

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Ghanamma.com

2015 Election: APGA Inaugurates 'Join Jonathan Journey', Says President Deserves Second Term

The All Progressives Grand Alliance on Saturday declared support for President Goodluck Jonathan to run for a second term in 2015.

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Ebola in Nigeria: Diplomat may face manslaughter charges for fleeing to Port Harcourt

The Nigerian diplomat attached to the Economic Community of West African States , Olubukun Koye who escaped from quarantine in Lagos after testing positive to Ebola virus and travelled to Port Harcourt for treatment, an action that resulted in the death of the doctor who treated him may face manslaughter charges.

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The Raw Story

Number of dead health workers climbs as Ebola epidemic continues to spread

Nigeria on Sunday confirmed a fresh case of Ebola in a doctor whose husband died from the virus, adding to a growing list of healthcare workers in West Africa hit by the epidemic.

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Ghanamma.com

15 Chibok Girls Awarded Scholarships To Study At American University Of Nigeria Academy

Some of the Chibok schoolgirls, who escaped froa Zm their Boko Haram abductors have been awarded scholarships to attend the American University Nigeria Academy, AUN, Yola, Adamawa State.

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Ghanamma.com

Boko Haram Kill 14 In Borno Villages

At least 14 people have been killed in Jibwhiwhui village, Hawul local government area of Borno State and environs by gunmen suspected to be members of Boko Haram.

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