Abuja (Nigeria)

Type: City
Name: Abuja (Nigeria)
Country: Nigeria
Latitude: 9.18
Longitude: 7.17
population: 174,152
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 3 reports

*Nigeria to receive experimental Ebola drug from Japan

Abuja, Dhu-AlQa'dah 6, 1435, Sep 1, 2014, SPA -- Nigeria was set to receive the antiviral drugFavipiravir from Japan as a possible Ebola treatment, the Health Ministry said Monday according to dpa.Favipiravir, developed by the Japanese pharmaceutical ... [Published Saudi Press Agency - 1 hour ago]
Entities: Ebola, Nigeria, Japan, Drugs
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 2 reports

Jonathan attends AU Peace and Security Council meeting in Nairobi

PRESIDENT Goodluck Jonathan leaves Abuja Monday to join about 14 other African leaders at the African Union Peace and Security Council meeting scheduled to take place Tuesday in Nairobi, Kenya.The Nairobi meeting, which is a follow-up to talks by the ... [Published The Guardian Nigeria - 6 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 2 reports

Olumhense - Under the Hood of Boko Haram

LAST week, a foreign source identified two of the Nigerians he alleges to be behind the Boko Haram militants.One of them: former military Chief of Army Staff, Lt-General Azubuike Ihejirika. The other: a former state governor Modu Sheriff.The disclosure ... [Published AllAfrica.com - 10 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 2 reports

2015 - America Committed to Credible...

By Levinus NwabughioguABUJA--Ahead of the 2015 general elections in Nigeria, the United States' Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr. James Entwistle, has said his country was committed to free, fair, credible and non-violent elections in Nigeria.Entwistle also ... [Published AllAfrica.com - 10 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 2 reports

Nigeria: NNPC to Build Gas Pipeline From Abuja to Kaduna, Kano

- 05:51[Daily Independent]Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) in order to fast track gas revolution agenda of the Federal Government, has sealed plans to commence the construction of Abuja-Kaduna-Kano (AKK) Gas Pipeline Project. ... [Published Architect Africa Online - 13 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 3 reports

Ecobank unveils Giant Prize Give Away promo

Ecobank Nigeria has allotted cash prizes worth over N10 million to winners that would emerge in its new deposit promo titled “Giant Prize Give Away” Promotion for current and savings accounts holders.The promotion, which commences next month and runs ... [Published The Nation Nigeria - 15 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 2 reports

On Abuja’s land swap policy

Sir; When Senator Bala Mohammed was appointed Minister in April 2010, he told FCT residents that the issue of infrastructural development was dear to his heart. He promised that comprehensive development of the city in terms of basic infrastructure will ... [Published The Nation Nigeria - 17 hours ago]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated 17 hours ago - 2 reports

Judiciary workers to resume strike October 2

By Innocent Oweh Correspondent, AbujaThere are strong indications that workers, under the aegis of Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN), would resume their earlier suspended strike by October 2, 2014.The decision followed the non-implementation of ... [Published Nigeria Daily Independent - 17 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 3 reports

PDP accuses Fayemi of illegal sale of Ekiti property

By Yaqoub Popoola  Correspondent, Ado-EkitiEk iti State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has raised an alarm that valuable assets and property of the state are being sold at give away prices by the outgoing Kayode Fayemi administration.The ... [Published Nigeria Daily Independent - 19 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 2 reports

Firm unfolds N7.5b Aso Groove Estate in Abuja

ONE of the nation’s leading Primary Mortgage Banks, Aso Savings and Loans Plc last week increased the housing stock in the country, with the commissioning of a N7.5 billion Aso Groove Estate in Maitama Extension, Abuja.The project, initiated in 2011 consists ... [Published The Guardian Nigeria - 18 hours ago]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated 21 hours ago - 2 reports

FG, Brazilian firm sign $900m pact on power plant

By Obas Esiedesa  Senior Reporter, AbujaFederal Government has signed an agreement with a Brazilian firm, Benco Energy for the construction of a 700mega watt power plant in Bayelsa State.The plant which would take about three and half years to build is ... [Published Nigeria Daily Independent - 21 hours ago]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 2 reports

Nigeria: Woman detained for injuring 14-year girl

Copyright : APANigerian police have detained a woman in Dutse, a suburb of Abuja for allegedly forcing a 14-year old girl to sit on a hot stove as punishment for habitual bed wetting.The Police Public Relations Officer for the Federal Capital Territory ... [Published StarAfrica.com - Aug 30 2014]

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"There was an attempt by the Boko Haram people to enter and capture Bama as they did in Gwoza some weeks back, but thank God for the efforts of the soldiers stationed near the mobile police unit who were able to repel them" said MohammedMohammed Bunu Ahmed, a witness
"The senate also decided that we should set up an Ebola Senate committee where all our human resources could be assembled and challenged to educate not only the university community" he said
"If any drug suspect tests positive for the Ebola virus, he or she shall be handed over to the medical authorities and shall be prosecuted as soon as a clean bill of health is issued,” Giade said."
"It is shown to have strong antiviral property against the Ebola virus" in the lab and in patients, the minister said as the Ebola outbreak continues to accelerate in West Africa with the death toll now estimated at 1,552...

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Ebola: Unilorin to establish virology complex [Published News24 - 1 hour ago]
4500 drug suspects arrested [Published News24 - 1 hour ago]
NNPC constitutes committee on Ajaokuta-Kaduna-K... [Published Nigeria Daily Independent - 1 hour ago]
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Immaculate Edache set to release video for GOGO... [Published Spy Ghana - 1 hour ago]
President Jonathan's Ministers Strategise As 20... [Published DailyMe.Com - 1 hour ago]
Etisalat holds Cloudnine session in Abuja [Published Spy Ghana - 1 hour ago]
8,000 Groups Are Calling On Jonathan To Contest... [Published Channels TV Nigeria - 1 hour ago]
Jonathan arrives Nairobi for AU meeting on secu... [Published Nigeria Punch - 1 hour ago]
Army reviews Maiduguri curfew amid rising terror [Published News24 - 2 hours ago]
INEC Promises To Improve PVC Distribution Methods [Published Channels TV Nigeria - 2 hours ago]
'Why Notion That Europeans Civilised Us Should ... [Published Individual.com - 2 hours ago]
Nigerian troops battle Boko Haram pre-dawn raid [Published Yahoo! News - 2 hours ago]
Ebola: FG opts for clinical trials of two Japan... [Published Nigeria Punch - 2 hours ago]
Patient gets Ebola in hospital [Published Daily Trust Nigera - 2 hours ago]
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Nigeria lacks visionary leadership -Atiku [Published Nigeria Punch - 3 hours ago]
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Nigeria: The bright side of Ebola [Published H5N1 - 6 hours ago]
Via The Guardian in Nigeria: Profit And Loss Account Of Ebola. Excerpt:The scourge is throwing up some interesting details about Nigerians. They love life on earth and would want to stay put. It is also clear that although Nigerians love to make heaven, ...
Cameroon: Thousands flee Boko Haram attacks in ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 31 2014]
Source: Agence France-PresseCountry: Cameroon, Nigeria 08/31/2014 19:22 GMT YAOUNDÉ, August 31, 2014 (AFP) - Sustained Boko Haram attacks in Nigeria's far northeast have forced thousands of people from their homes, swamping towns in the north of neighbouring ...
Nigeria: Widow of Nigeria's sixth Ebola victim ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 31 2014]
Source: Agence France-PresseCountry: Nigeria 08/31/2014 11:31 GMT PORT HARCOURT, August 31, 2014 (AFP) - The widow of a doctor who died from Ebola in Nigeria's oil city of Port Harcourt has also tested positive for the virus, the state government said ...
ANXIETY IN DHQ OVER SEIZURE OF GWOZA BY BOKO HA... [Published Beegeagle's Blog - Aug 31 2014]
NATIONAL MIRROR 30 August, 2014 * COAS leads troops on air bombardment to reclaim territory • Insurgents’ rule in captured area clocks one week There is serious anxiety at the Defence Headquarters,DHQ, following the capture of Gwoza and neighbouring ...
Nigeria: Boko Haram Declares Sharia Law, Behead... [Published Solsticewitch13's BOS - Aug 30 2014]
Nigeria: Boko Haram Declares Sharia Law, Beheads Christian Men and Forces Women into Islam in Gwoza http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/nigeria-boko-haram-declares-sharia-law-beheads-christian-men-forces-women-into-islam-gwoza-1463185 By Jack Moore August 29, ...
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Nigerians keep up protests to demand action on ... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Jul 14 2014]
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