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Nigeria turns to beauty spots to revive...

Birdwatchers often go to extreme lengths to spot a rare species, even travelling to the westernmost of Alaska's Aleutian islands.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

Vanguard

Ebola Outbreak: 39 immigrants from DR Congo, Sierra Leone arrested in Lagos

Lagos-At least 39 foreign nationals were ,yesterday, arrested by Police and Immigration officers in two hotels on Lagos Island.

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Maigari's Tuesday arrest was over NFA secretariat fire incident, says NSC

The National Sports Commission on Saturday in Abuja said Tuesday's arrest of Aminu Maigari, a former Chairman of the Nigeria Football Association was unrelated to the association's elections.

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Akunyili: 'Eulogies enough to curb corruption in Nigeria'

MANY Nigerians who followed events leading to the burial of the late Professor Dora Akunyili on Thursday at her home town, Agulu, Anambra State were unanimous in declaring that the tributes poured on her were enough to change corrupt Nigerians to become better citizens.

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Nigerians to enjoy steady power by Oct-FG

The Federal Government yesterday said plans have been put in place to ensure steady supply of electricity in the country by October 2014.

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Russia Taday

First Ebola case in Senegal, five more states at risk of outbreak spread

West African state of Senegal has become the region's fifth country to confirm a case of the deadly Ebola virus that has killed more than 1,500 people with the WHO warning that five more states are at risk for spread of the outbreak.

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Canada.com

Child in Gatineau tested for Ebola virus

UNDATED: In this handout from the Center for Disease Control , a colorized transmission electron micrograph of a Ebola virus virion is seen.

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Newkerala.com

SC notice on plea to screen travellers from Ebola-affected areas

The Supreme Court Friday issued notice to the central government on a PIL seeking direction that passengers coming on international flights from Ebola-affected countries in African be screened to ensure that they are free of deadly virus.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Vanguard

FIFA nullifies Giwa's election

T he decision of the Ministry of Sports to mastermind and give credence to the kangaroo election that produced Chris Giwa as the new President of the Nigeria Football Federation has drawn the rwath of FIFA, which has ordered Giwa to vacate the Glass House by Monday.

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ZDNet

Nigeria launches new biometric ID card - brought to you by Mastercard

Yesterday afternoon, president Goodluck Jonathan became the first recipient of Nigeria's new national eID card, in a ceremony at the presidential villa in the capital Abuja.

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Catholic World News

Nigerian archbishop shuns suggestions for security guards, despite terror threat

Archbishop Ignatius Kaigama of Jos, Nigeria, has said that despite the dangers posed by Boko Haram terrorism, he does not have, or want, a personal security detail.

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Voice of America

Nigerians Threaten to Burn Ebola Isolation Units

A poster providing information on the Ebola virus is picture on the door of the Head of Department of Hospital Services, at the Federal Ministry of Health in Abuja, Aug. 11, 2014.

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AllAfrica.com

Nigeria: Amaechi Urges Calm As Rivers Confirms First Ebola Death

Following the confirmation of the death of a victim, Dr. Ike Samuel Enemuo, of the Ebola virus in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, the state governor, Chibuike Amaechi, has urged the people of the state to remain calm as the state is capable of containing the spread of the disease.

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AllAfrica.com

Nigeria: Adieu, Prof Dora Akunyili

TODAY and the whole of this weekend will witness the funeral obsequies of a great Nigerian, an amazon and uncommon public servant, whose exploits in the past fourteen years were unlike any other ever witnessed in our shores.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Crofs Blogs

Nigeria: Hospital workers protest Ebola victim's body in teaching hospital's morgue

University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital workers protested yesterday against the storage in their morgue of the body of Dr. Iky Sam Enemua, who died of the Ebola Virus Disease .

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In-depth Africa

Photos: Nigerian Celebrities Endorse AY's MVP Lounge

See the pictures after the cut nlike anything Lagos, Nigeria has ever experienced, MVP comes with a redefinition of what nightlife is truly supposed to be FUN, SAFE, SATISFYING, and ultimately REWARDING.

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CFR.org

A Caliphate in Northeastern Nigeria?

Mike Omeri , Coordinator of the National Information Centre, speaks next to Chris Olukolade , Nigeria's Director of Defence Information, during a news conference on issues relating to security, multiple bombings and military operations in Nigeria, at the National Briefing Centre in Abuja, July 2, 2014.

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BBC News

Nigeria launches electronic ID cards

Nigeria's president has formally launched a national electronic identity card, which all Nigerians will have to have by 2019 if they want to vote.

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Christian Science Monitor

UN: Ebola cases in W. Africa could top 20,000

The Ebola outbreak in West Africa eventually could exceed 20,000 cases, more than six times as many as are now known, the World Health Organization said Thursday.

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In-depth Africa

2015 elections: Nigeria needs 500,000 policemen - Acting IG

The Acting Inspector-General of Police, IGP, Suleiman Abba, has said that the federal government has approved the recruitment of 10,000 police personnel across the nation ahead of the 2015 general elections.

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