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2 hrs ago | Vanguard

Man kills lover in Lagos, flees to Ghana

The Lagos State Police Command, yesterday, disclosed that it was close to apprehending the 33-year-old man who allegedly strangled his lover, a 39-year-old mother of four in her apartment at Green Estate, Amuwo Odofin area of Lagos, two weeks ago.

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3 hrs ago | Australian Broadcasting Corporation

US aid worker with ebola to be transferred to Atlanta from west Africa

MARK COLVIN: A hospital in Atlanta in the US State of Georgia is preparing to receive an American aid worker infected with the deadly ebola virus in west Africa.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Wall Street Journal

Insurgency Threatens Heart of Nigerian Economy

LAGOS, Nigeria-To understand why Africa's top economy is faltering after five years of Islamist attacks, take a look at Tochukwu Odidigwe's car-parts dealership.

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WIBW-TV Topeka

Source: Flight Leaves To Get Americans Infected With Ebola

Members of Doctors Without Borders work to treat an Ebola outbreak. Doctors, wearing yellow protective suits, treat a child in this image.

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Related Topix: Liberia, World News, Africa, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Nigeria

The Star Online

Nigeria starts airport Ebola screening

Nigeria's civil aviation authority said on Thursday it had started temperature screening passengers arriving from places at risk from Ebola and had suspended pan-African airline Asky for bringing the first case to Lagos.

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AllAfrica.com

Nigeria: Pastors Claiming to Cure Ebola Warned

Lagos State Government has warned the public to be wary of some pastors who claim to have cure for the dreaded Ebola virus.

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Examiner.com

Ebola cases mount as concerns of international spread rise

The worst ebola outbreak in history has prompted Liberian officials to close their borders, as the governments in several West African countries raced to convince many of their citizens that ebola is a real disease.

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New Statesman

John Simpson: Can anyone bring back Nigeria's lost girls?

Hope fades: Rachel Daniel shows a picture of her daughter Rose, 17, one of the kidnapped girls.

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NEWS.com.au

Australia on red alert for killer ebola

IT'S deadly, it's on the loose, and Australian health authorities are concerned the frightening disease ebola could be headed our way.

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Free Republic

Open Borders Invite Threat Of Ebola Terrorism

War On Terror: As the Ebola disease spreads in Africa and detainees from that continent are apprehended, the question must be asked: What if terrorists already willing to die try to bring the disease across our porous southern border? The Ebola outbreak that has killed at least 672 people in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone could land in the U.S., ... (more)

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Daily Kos

Another doctor infected with Ebola, Peace Corps withdraws volunteers from Western Africa

Ravages of the Ebola outbreaks continue to mount as the Peace Corps has withdrawn volunteers from Western Africa and another Doctor, this time an American with Samaritans Purse, have become infected, turning himself in at the Lagos airport on his way back to the US with his family, sending chills throughout the Western African health communities.

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The Daily Record

Live: Ebola outbreak alerts outside Africa with fears virus will spread worldwide

Fears are growing the deadly Ebola virus could have spread beyond the epidemic in West Africa, after alerts in the UK and Hong Kong.

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NBC2 News

Call to action to curb skin cancer

Experts say UV radiation from sunlight or tanning beds is the biggest cause.Doctors say consumers need to be vigilant about using a broad spectrum sunscreen and reapply it every few hours.

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Anna.aero

Arik Air arrives at Dubai from Lagos and Abuja

On 28 July, Arik Air - the largest carrier in Nigeria - celebrated the launch of five weekly flights from Lagos to Dubai via Abuja.

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Iol.co.za

Nigeria's clampdown spurs naira gains

Tighter rules for Nigerian money changers that take effect this week will help the central bank shore up reserves and bolster the naira before next year's elections, according to Vetiva Capital Management.

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Vanguard

Ebola: Nigeria is not out of the woods yet - Prof. Tomori

Since the confirmation and subsequent death of a Liberian man who was the first to be diagnosed with the Ebola Virus Disease on Nigerian soil, anxiety, shock and fear have been expressed by a wide section of the populace.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Mirror.co.uk

Ebola: Man tested for deadly virus in UK - increasing fears over threat to Britons

The unnamed man had arrived back in Britain from Nigeria via Paris. It comes after it was revealed an American with Ebola was allowed on two flights while infected A man has been tested for Ebola in the UK - increasing fears over the threat posed to Britain from the deadly disease.

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Stuff.co.nz

Could ebola reach New Zealand?

The worst ebola disease outbreak on record is unlikely to reach New Zealand from west Africa, the Ministry of Health's director of public health says.

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Vanguard

Plans underway to move tank farms from Apapa-Oshodi Road - Obanikoro

The Minister of State for Defence, Senator Musiliu Obanikoro disclosed, yesterday, in Lagos that there were plans to relocate the tank farms along the Oshodi/Apapa expressway as a way of finding a lasting solution to the unending gridlock.

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Daily Kos

Dr. Sheik Umar Khan, Sierra Leone's top Ebola doctor dies of EVD after caring for over 100 patients

Umaru Fofana and Adam Bailes bring us the sad news that Sierra Leones' top specialist in Ebola and viral hemorrhagic fever diseases, Dr. Sheik Umar Khan, died of Ebola after being exposed by one of the more han 100 patients he has heroically care for.

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