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By IAfrica
Jul 25th, 2014
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Nigerian weightlifter Chika Amalaha has given Nigeria its first gold at the Commonwealth Games which started in Glasgow, Scotland yesterday July 24th. Chika won the gold medal today after pulling a total of 196 points in snatch and clean and jerk in th...
By IAfrica
Jul 25th, 2014
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The Ebola virus plaguing west Africa, which has killed at least 660 since the worst-ever outbreak began there in January, is one of the deadliest known to man and can kill victims within days. Africa’s most populous country Nigeria on Friday beca...
By IAfrica
Jul 25th, 2014
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50 years ago. Before many of us were born. How things have changed. They were still beautiful back then though…...
By IAfrica
Jul 25th, 2014
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Chika Amalaha has won Nigeria’s first gold medal on Day Two at the ongoing Commonwealth Games, after winning the 53kg category of the women’s weightlifting event in Glasgow. The 16-year old first lifted 85kg in the Snatch to set a new Games...
By IAfrica
Jul 25th, 2014
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Indication emerged on Friday that Patrick Sawyer, a WASH consultant at the Ministry of Finance, who had been isolated since arriving Lagos, Nigeria on Sunday, July 20, 2014 with symptoms of the Ebola virus is reportedly dead. Trent reports that a Liber...
By IAfrica
Jul 25th, 2014
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A Liberian man hospitalised in Lagos with Ebola-like symptoms has died, an official said Friday, without confirming the virus was the cause of his death. The 40-year-old Monrovia resident arrived in Nigeria’s mega-city on Sunday and was admitted ...
By IAfrica
Jul 25th, 2014
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10 Nigerian Actors rocking Hollywood Nigeria can pride itself on having produced more than its fair share of actors who have made a name for themselves in the Hollywood movie industry in recent years. Here is a selection of just ten of the actors who a...
By IAfrica
Jul 25th, 2014
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A Nigerian, Sulaiman Abdulkarim Isah, has emerged winner at the 18th session of the Dubai International Holy Quran Award (DIHQA), which held on Friday 18th July 2014. Suliman defeated other contestants from Qatar, Kuwait, USA and Bangladesh in the inte...
By IAfrica
Jul 25th, 2014
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Abia State Governor, Chief Theodore Orji, has condemned the recent bomb blasts in Kaduna, which killed over 100 people. He also thanked God for saving the lives of the former Head of State, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari and a prominent scholar, Sheikh Dahiru B...
By IAfrica
Jul 25th, 2014
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  Le sénateur Meredith fait la promotion de l’emploi et de l’entrepreneuriat chez les jeunes du Nigéria   OTTAWA, Canada, 25 juillet 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ – Au nom du ministre du Dévelop...