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Local news for Lagos, Nigeria continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

13 min ago | Iol.co.za

The world's most liveable cities

Melbourne tops the ranking as the world's most pleasant city to live in for the fourth year running, but an Economist Intelligence Unit poll also finds that turmoil in Ukraine and the Middle East have pushed other cities down the list.

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4 hrs ago | 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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6 hrs ago | Vanguard

Police nab C&S pastor for raping woman in church

The Ogun State Police Command has arrested one Pastor Segun Alawode, 37, of Eternal Sacred Order C & S Church Sabo, Odogbolu, Ogun State, for raping a 32-year-old lady in his church premises at Odogbolu Ogun State.

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10 hrs ago | BBC News

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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Related Topix: Nigeria, World News, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Cameroon,

Wed Aug 20, 2014

In-depth Africa

Ebola: FG Approves 200 Million For Lagos State

President Goodluck Jonathan has approved the release N200 million to Lagos State as Federal Government's direct support to aid the efforts of the state to fight against the Ebola virus.

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Foreign Affairs

Africa's City on a Hill

SETH KAPLAN is a lecturer at Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, a senior adviser for research at the Institute for Integrated Transitions, and the editor of the Fragile States Forum .

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Crofs Blogs

Ebola in Nigeria: Confusion compounded

Thanks to Lucie Lecomte for pointing me to an increasingly confused situation in Nigeria.

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In-depth Africa

Ode to Adadevoh who stopped Ebola in Nigeria

Early this April, Lagos State Health Ministry and Commissioner, Dr. Jide Idris, appealed to all health practitioners to watch out for patients presenting symptoms of Ebola so that Nigeria would be delivered from the endemic disease already spreading through in Guinea.

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Suria

Vietnam, Myanmar test three patients for...

Vietnam and Myanmar are testing three patients for the deadly Ebola virus after they arrived in the Southeast Asian nations from Africa while suffering from fever, health officials said.

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Ghanamma.com

That we may not forget - Stella Adadevoh and Justina Ejelonu

Herbert Olayinka Samuel Heelas Badmus Macaulay, had a daughter, Sarah Idowu Abigail, who would get married and give birth to a son, Babatunde Kwaku Adadevoh.

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In-depth Africa

Another Liberian reportedly certified with the Ebola Virus In Lagos

Now I have no way of confirming this because I didn't watch it myself but according to CKN who watched the program, a Senior Registrar with Igbobi Orthopaedic hospital, Lagos, Dr Akindele Akintayo revealed this morning on a TV programme that another Liberian have also been dictated with the deadly Ebola virus in Nigeria.

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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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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Daily Press & Argus

Dance steps up to boost literacy

An event next month will have attendees dancing to support literacy in a country organizers say is on the "verge of greatness."

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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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Foreign Policy

Ebola Wreaking Havoc on African Economy

The death toll in the worst Ebola outbreak in history topped more than 1,200 as of Tuesday, according to the World Health Organization.

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Daily Monitor

From Lagos, I bring greetings and a letter from Fashola to Mayor Lukwago

What the case of Fashola and before him, Tinubu, prove is that central governments trying to finish off mayors and governors is not new.

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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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ThinkProgress

Finding Fela In Ferguson: What Police And Protesters Can Learn From The Fela Kuti Documentary

Finding Fela! , a new documentary chronicling the life of Fela Kuti, as well as the production of the renowned Broadway play, offers a glaring depiction of Kuti the talented musician and, more importantly, Kuti the revolutionary.

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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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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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