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2 hrs ago | 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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6 hrs ago | 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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10 hrs ago | 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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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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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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