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3 hrs ago | 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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7 hrs ago | 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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7 hrs ago | 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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10 hrs ago | 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

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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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Rage of Kaduna Bush Meat Sellers: 'Why has Ebola not killed us?'

The once very busy bush meat stalls at Doka village, Kaduna were empty last Tuesday.

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Ghanamma.com

Liberian Officials Connived With Sawyer To Spread Ebola To Nigeria - Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has descended heavily on Liberian officials who colluded with the late Patrick Sawyer to infect Nigerians with the Ebola Virus Disease.

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Suria

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

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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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