Nigeria

By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 22nd, 2014
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Nigeria: Ribadu washes hands off attack on Amaechi, Kwankwaso By Nwaorgu Faustinus Emerging cracks in the relationship between former Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mallam Nuhu Ribadu, and Governors Chibuike Amaechi of Rivers State and Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso of Kano St...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 22nd, 2014
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By Peter Claver Oparah Nothing can best demonstrate the danger starring democracy in the land, with PDP’s desperation to retain power by all means than the official reaction of Governor Rauf Aregbesola to his resounding defeat of the PDP and its gubernatorial candidate, Iyiola Omisore in the epic Aug...
By IAfrica
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Aug 22nd, 2014
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West Africa must openly confront its political and governance weaknesses to curb the growing drug trade in the region, former Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo said on Wednesday. “West Africa is no longer only a transit zone of drugs but an attractive destination where pushers take advantage...
By IAfrica
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Aug 22nd, 2014
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Ghana company Surfline Communications launched the country’s first 4G data network on Tuesday in partnership with French technology company Alcatel-Lucent, making Ghana the sixth nation in sub-Saharan Africa to get the high speed service. The wholly-owned company invested more than $100 million...
By IAfrica
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Aug 22nd, 2014
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 Researchers around the world are being asked to help stop the largest known Ebola outbreak in history. An emergency research “all call” was issued Thursday by Wellcome Trust and the United Kingdom’s Department for International Development amid rising cases of Ebola Hemorrhagi...
By IAfrica
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Aug 22nd, 2014
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About two weeks ago, Dr. Kent Brantly arrived in the US for treatment after he was diagnosed with Ebola. But yesterday he walked around the room at Emory University Hospital on Thursday, hugging staff members and shaking hands. It was like he wanted everyone to know: I’m no longer infectious. T...
By IAfrica
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Aug 22nd, 2014
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More than a month after the airliner they were traveling on was shot out of the skies above eastern Ukraine, the bodies of 20 Malaysian passengers arrived back in Kuala Lumpur as Malaysia observed a national day of mourning. Families of the victims of Malaysia Flight MH17 gathered at the Malaysian ca...
By IAfrica
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Aug 22nd, 2014
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Decontee Sawyer, the widow of late late Liberian, Patrick Sawyer, the man who brought the deadly Ebola disease to Nigeria, says she regrets the death of Doctor Ameyo Adadevor of First Consultant Hospital, who died of the Ebola virus on Tuesday August 19th after being infected by Sawyer. In an email t...
By IAfrica
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Aug 22nd, 2014
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A multi-million-pound emergency funding package for research that could help to contain the Ebola epidemic in West Africa and future outbreaks of infectious disease was announced on August 20, 2014, by the Wellcome Trust Wellcome Trust also announced the establishment of a strategic partnership with ...
By IAfrica
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Aug 22nd, 2014
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The Nigeria Customs Service, Ogun State Command has intercepted 1,480 cartridges of live ammunition concealed in 15 bags of rice from smugglers along the Abeokuta-Igboora bush path. Comptroller of the state Command, Haruna Mamudu, said his men got the information of the illegal movement of the ammuni...