Abuja (Nigeria)

Type: City
Name: Abuja (Nigeria)
Country: Nigeria
Latitude: 9.18
Longitude: 7.17
population: 174,152
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 35 mins ago - 3 reports

AFRICA/NIGERIA - New attacks and another 60 girls kidnapped: the possibility of a truce with Boko Haram vanishes

Abuja (Agenzia Fides) - Hopes for peace vanishes after 5 people were killed in a bomb attack this morning at a bus station in Azari, in the State of Bauchi (northern Nigeria), and the abduction of 60 girls in the State of Adamawe. According to the local ... [Published Agenzia Fides - 3 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 5 reports

APGA releases guideline for primaries

Abuja - The All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) has released guidelines for the conduct of primaries to select candidates for the 2015 general elections, reports Thisday.The party was, however silent on issue of its presidential aspirants, an indication ... [Published News24 - 1 hour ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 2 reports

Jonathan given a week to declare ambition

Abuja - The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has directed all aspirants including President Goodluck Jonathan to indicate their interest to vie for elective positions latest by October 30, reports Vanguard.The party said Jonathan and others wishing to contest ... [Published News24 - 5 hours ago]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated 6 hours ago - 4 reports

New hope for 219 schoolgirls abducted by militant group Boko Haram

REUTERS/Afolabi SotundeThe Abuja wing of the "Bring Back Our Girls" protest group march to the presidential villa to deliver a protest letter to Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan in Abuja, calling for the release of the Nigerian schoolgirls in Chibok ... [Published Christian Today - 19 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 2 reports

Anambra woman gets 30 years for human trafficking

Abuja - The Federal High Court of Nigeria in Abuja has sentenced one Nneka Ebelechukwu (30) from Idemili local government area of Anambra state to 30 years imprisonment for human trafficking.She was found guilty of organizing foreign trips for young girls ... [Published News24 - 6 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 3 reports

Ecowas and AFDB sign grant agreement to fight Ebola

The Ecowas Commission and the African Development Bank have signed a Grant Protocol agreement for 300 thousand dollars towards the coordination of Ebola Crisis Response Project in the most affected countries in the region, Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone. ... [Published Voice of Nigeria - 7 hours ago]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated 12 hours ago - 2 reports

Mixed feelings trail FCT Minister’s shelved Bauchi guber ambition

Share This TagsStories by Stanley OnyekwereSixed reactions have continued trailing the decision of the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Senator Bala Mohammed, to drop his purported Bauchi governorship bid, in the ... [Published People Daily - 12 hours ago]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated 23 hours ago - 5 reports

Nigeria is financially sound – minister

Nigeria’s Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, says that Nigeria is financially sound and has been meeting its local and international financial obligations despite dwindling revenues from crude oil exports.“I want to assure Nigerians that we ... [Published StarAfrica.com - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 3 reports

CAPMI: NERC gives two weeks

Share This TagsBy Etuka SundayWorried by the electricity consumers’ complaints of no supply of meters under Credited Advance Payment for Metering Implementation (CAPMI), the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC)yesterday ... [Published People Daily - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 3 reports

Minister ‘optimistic’ Boko Haram will free girls

ABUJA: Nigeria’s foreign minister said on Tuesday that Abuja hopes to end the conflict with militant group Boko Haram soon and win the release of more than 200 kidnapped schoolgirls.“I can say with some optimism, cautious optimism, that were are moving ... [Published The Gulf Today - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 7 reports

Nigeria: How Ebola Was Contained in Africa's Largest City

Now that 42 days have passed without any new cases of Ebola in Nigeria, the country is officially Ebola-free, the World Health Organization declared today. On July 20, an ill passenger from Liberia brought the Ebola virus to Lagos, which, with a population ... [Published Yahoo! News UK and Ireland - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 2 reports

Jonathan in closed-door meeting with Sheriff

By Chesa Chesa –   Snr. Correspondent, AbujaFormer governor of Borno State, Ali Modu Sheriff, on Monday, held closed-door parley with President Goodluck Jonathan at the State House, Abuja.The ex-governor’s visit to Aso Rock Villa lasted about an hour, ... [Published Nigeria Daily Independent - Oct 21 2014]

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"Nigeria would have to get a lot of work completed before the submission is considered and it could be anytime" , said Aliyu
"I don't have any information on this transaction. I cannot tell you exactly what the mode of payment is. We are only waiting to hear that the payment has been completed and the plant has been taken over fully by Taleveras" he said
...the people of the state have suffered since the inception of democracy as successive PDP administrations have betrayed their trust, adding that as "a seasoned technocrat and experienced engineer who has been involved in many developmental projects for decades" he will focus on massive infrastructural development if given the ticket and winning the governorship election
"Let me tell you Mr Senator, this decision is not my own, but a collective one of all and sundry in FCT and I have also seen what you have done to our people" Ngbako said

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Nigeria: Blast rocks bus station in north Niger... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 12 hours ago]
Source: Agence France-PresseCountry: Nigeria 10/23/2014 - 00:23 A large explosion rocked a bus station Wednesday in a north Nigeria area previously targeted by Boko Haram, witnesses said, in what appeared to be the latest crack in the government's purported ...
Sierra Leone: Hunger threatens to undermine Ebo... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 21 2014]
Source: Christian AidCountry: Sierra Leone 21 October 2014 - The risk of hunger and malnutrition within Ebola-hit communities in West Africa is threatening to undermine the effectiveness of quarantine measures and, with it, the wider Ebola response, ...
Nigerian Claims of Boko Haram Cease-Fire Hurt b... [Published Bloomberg via Google News - Oct 21 2014]
Nigerian Claims of Boko Haram Cease-Fire Hurt by Violence Bloomberg To contact the reporters on this story: Daniel Magnowski in Abuja at dmagnowski@ bloomberg .net; Mustapha Muhammad in Kano at mmuhammad10@ bloomberg .net. To contact the editors ...
Oriental Energy Refutes Afren Allegations [Published PR Newswire: Policy & Public Interest - Oct 20 2014]
ABUJA, Nigeria, October 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Oriental Energy Resources Limited ("Oriental") the 60% equity owner of the Ebok and Okwok assets, Offshore Nigeria, and the Operator of record with the Nigerian Government, responded today to the press release ...
Address By The Honourable Minister of Health, P... [Published PR Newswire: Policy & Public Interest - Oct 20 2014]
ABUJA, Nigeria, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nigeria's declaration that it is Ebola-free represents a major milestone of President Jonathan's Administration, according to an official statement from the Minister of Health Professor C.O. Onyebuchi  Chukwu.  ...
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