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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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5 hrs ago | 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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The Miami Herald

Nigeria football HQ catches fire

The federation says the fire broke out Wednesday morning at the building in the Nigerian capital of Abuja.

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Iol.co.za

Nigerian troops 'mutiny' over weapons

Dozens of Nigerian soldiers have refused to deploy for an offensive against Boko Haram Islamists until they receive better weapons, several of the mutineers told AFP on Wednesday.

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In-depth Africa

Nigeria: Two Ethnicities; Two bikes, One Purpose

Across the globe it is very rare for nation builders to make every day decisions such as who to marry or date, who to do business with, who to hire or fire, where to live, who to rent a property to and who to vote for based on ethnicity of a homogenous race.

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In-depth Africa

Nigeria's Largest Beauty Exhibition to hold October 10th to 12th at TBS, Lagos

Nigeria's Largest Wedding Exhibition comes African Beauty Expo Nigeria's Largest Beauty Exhibition which will hold from October 10th to 12th at Are you a hair merchant, makeup brand, skin care product, nails, major distributor of beauty items, wholesaler, spa company, soap company etc that services the Nigerian Market? Then this is the place to be ... (more)

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AllAfrica.com

Nigeria: Brave Doctor, Adadevoh Loses Ebola Battle

FRONTLINE medical Doctor, Ameyo Stella Adadevoh, who saved the country from potential epidemic of the Ebola Virus Disease, EVD, yesterday, fell to the vise-grip of the disease which she contracted while attending to the index Ebola case, the late American-Liberian, Patrick Sawyer.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Crofs Blogs

Nigeria: Bush meat sellers protest low patronage

Scores of bush meat sellers, yesterday, marched to Governor Abiola Ajimobi's office at the Oyo State Secretariat, Ibadan, complaining of low patronage due to the outbreak of Ebola disease.

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Vanguard

Nigeria sinks deeper into external debt

The rising debt profile of the country is made up of external debt stock of N1.46 trillion , Federal Government domestic debt of N7.421 trillion .

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Vanguard

DTH-FTA, Nigeria's only hope of meeting digital migration deadline - Experts

Many stakeholders have expressed fears that Nigeria may not meet the June 2015 deadline for countries to switch over to digital broadcasting, as stipulated by the International Telecommunications Union, ITU.

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Ghanamma.com

Top Nigerian celebrity endorsements and their worth

Funke Akindele shot into prominence with the release of her smash hit movie Jenifa where she made over #60 million.

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Hotel News Resource

117-room Protea Hotel Select Ikeja Opens in Lagos, Nigeria

Nigeria's new 117-room Protea Hotel Select Ikeja opens its doors this week in the upmarket Lagos suburb of Ikeja.

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Reuters

Nigeria former anti-graft tsar defects to scandal-hit, ruling PDP

Nigeria's former anti-corruption chief Nuhu Ribadu has defected to the ruling People's Democratic Party to contest a state election, in a filip for President Goodluck Jonathan, whose PDP has been reeling from high profile corruption scandals.

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The Star Online

Nigeria former anti-graft tsar defects to scandal-hit, ruling PDP

Nigeria's former anti-corruption chief Nuhu Ribadu has defected to the ruling People's Democratic Party to contest a state election, in a fillip for President Goodluck Jonathan, whose PDP has been reeling from high profile corruption scandals.

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CFR.org

Ten Books for Approaching Religious Conflict in Nigeria

A newspaper front page reporting the death of Nigerian novelist Chinua Achebe lies on a street in Calabar, Cross River State, southeast Nigeria, March 23, 2013.

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Times Herald

Ebola toll climbs even amid 'encouraging signs,' WHO says

The death toll from Ebola's devastation in West Africa has topped 1,200, even as the World Health Organization said Tuesday it sees some encouraging signs in the fight to contain the virus.

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Christian Science Monitor

In Nigeria, Ebola threat tests the rhythms of daily life

The Nigerian government has launched an awareness campaign about Ebola that includes distributing fact sheets about the virus as well as cartoon characters modeling how to act.

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