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Nigeria – Adamu Ciroma: We Have Lost A Patriot, Leader Par Excellence – Speaker Dogara

Nigeria – Adamu Ciroma: We Have Lost A Patriot, Leader Par Excellence – Speaker Dogara

Speaker of the House of Reps, Yakubu Dogara has expressed sadness over the demise of foremost elder statesman, Malam Adamu Ciroma who died at the age of 84 describing him as “epitome of integrity” The Speaker, in a statement issued by his Special Adviser, Media and Public Affairs, Turaki Hassan noted that the late elder […]

Nigeria – Minister Mourns Ras Kimono, Calls Him Unforgettable Reggae Giant

By Peter Usman: Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has expressed shock and sadness at the passing of the globally-acclaimed reggae star, Ras Kimono, saying his contribution to that genre of music can never be forgotten. The Minister extended his condolences to the family, friends and fans of the late artiste, and indeed […]

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2 out of 3 Ebola Patients Who Escaped Quarantine in Congo Die – MSF

Two of three Ebola patients who escaped quarantine in the Congo river port city of Mbandaka have died, the head of medical charity Medecins Sans Frontieres’ (MSF) mission in the city. said on Wednesday. The third patient was found alive and is currently under observation by MSF and the WHO, Henri Gray said. Experts who […]

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Ebola Cases in Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) Jumps to 14.

The number of confirmed Ebola cases in Congo has risen from three to 14, according to the Central African country’s Health Ministry. “In total since the start of the epidemic, there have been 45 cases of hemorrhagic fever, including 10 suspected cases, 21 probable cases, and 14 confirmed cases,” the ministry said in a statement […]

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Nigeria: Kaduna Polytechnic Students Protest Over Lack of Water, Power

Students of Kaduna Polytechnic, Northwest Nigeria on Friday barricaded the entrance to the institution’s main campus in protest over lack of water and power supply to the school for over a week. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the students prevented leacturers and other staff from gaining entrance into the Polytechnic. One of the […]

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Nigeria: 2 Male Suicide Bombers Involved in Mubi Attacks–Police

The Adamawa Commissioner of Police, Mr Abdullahi Yerim, has confirmed that two male suicide bombers were involved in Tuesday’s twin bomb attacks in Mubi town. Yerima, who spoke to News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), said the first blast was in a mosque around the second hand clothes market during afternoon prayer, while the second was […]

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Suspended Community Radio Stations In South Africa Back On Air.

The suspension of 15 community radio stations with outstanding signal distribution fees in South Africa  has been lifted by Signal distributor, Sentech. This  followed  a meeting with Communications Minister Nomvula Mokonyane and industry stakeholders. The meeting, which took place on Friday, saw the Minister meeting with Sentech and the National Community Radio Forum (NCRF), the […]

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Nigeria: Kaduna Electoral Commission Head Office On Fire

Head office of Kaduna State Independent Electoral Commission (SIECOM) in northern Nigeria, has been gutted by fire. This is coming less than a month to local government elections in the state. Reports say, the fire started at about 10 a.m. Local time from the top floor of the building, affecting all offices on the floor, […]

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