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1 hr ago | 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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6 hrs ago | 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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WLNE-TV Providence

Nigeria Ebola patient hid from government

Southern California is seeing the kind of epic surf usually associated with Hawaii or Tahiti.

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In-depth Africa

FG To Establish Seaports In Delta, Coastal Town in Nigeria

The minister of transport, Sen Idris Umar, has said efforts were ongoing by the federal government to establish seaports in Badagry, Delta and other coastal towns in the country.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

Nigeria Contains Ebola, Shuts Schools Till Oct 13

WITH the survival of seven out of the 13 confirmed cases of the Ebola Virus Disease in the country, including the index case, Patrick Sawyer, Nigeria has contained the virus with 61.5 per cent survival rate.

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Courthouse News Service

Nigerian Oil Blaze Case May not Pass Muster

Slamming a group of Nigerians for copying their $5 billion lawsuit against Chevron over a weeks-long oil blaze "almost verbatim from the original complaint," a federal judge warned that he may dismiss the case with prejudice.

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In-depth Africa

Pres. Jonathan condemns stigmatiation of Nigerians over Ebola

Speaking at a meeting with Mr. David Navarro, a Special Envoy of the United Nations Secretary-General, President Jonathan particularly denounced discriminatory actions such as that which forced Nigeria's team to the Youth Olympics in China to abandon its participation.

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Iol.co.za

Shell sells some Nigerian onshore oil fields

London/Lagos - Royal Dutch Shell said it had reached deals on some of the four Nigerian oil fields it has offered for sale as the oil major pushes ahead with divesting global assets to cut costs.

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Crofs Blogs

Nigeria: Suspected Ebola victim dies in Port Harcourt

Thanks to Margot Lochrenberg for sending the link to this report in DailyPost, an online Nigerian news outlet: BREAKING: Ebola victim dies in Port Harcourt .

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Ghanamma.com

Nigeria's Insecurity Problems Mere Propaganda-Eedris Abdulkareem

Controversial Nigerian rapper, Eedris Abdulkareem, who sang the controversial song, 'Nigeria Jagaja,' says artistes should be able to do songs that pass messages across to listeners.

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Newsday

Nigeria closes schools over Ebola

All schools in Nigeria have been ordered to remain shut until 13 October as part of measures to prevent the spread of the deadly Ebola virus.

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GhanaWeb

2Face begs for privacy over father's death

On Saturday evening, we reported the death of 2Face Idibia's father, Pa Michael Idibia, who passed on at a hospital in Abuja after battling with cancer for a while.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Vanguard

Kaduna attack: I don't expect much from the investigation -Buhari

F ormer Head of State and a national leader of the All Progressives Congress General Muhammadu Buhari , has expressed pessimism over ongoing investigations into the recent attack on his life saying he does not expect anything from the process.

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GhanaWeb

Juliet Ibrahim dating Nigerian actor?

Ghanaian actress Juliet Ibrahim is dating upcoming Nigerian actor/model, Bryan Okwara; sources close to the two have confirmed.

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