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No evidence Boko Haram abducted 100 men in Borno

Reports Boko Haram abducted a hundred men in Doron Baga are doubtful

An Ebola patient being attended to

Nigeria records new Ebola cases

New patients are those who had secondary contacts to the Liberian-American, Patrick Sawyer

Nigerian doctors blast Health Minister, accuse him of scuttling efforts to end strike

The minister says the doctors have remained adamant even after the intervention of President Jonathan

Why I refused to interfere in National Conference – Jonathan

The president says his administration will not allow the work of the 492-member Confab to be in vain.

Ebola: Lagos, FG contradiction on victims’ figures highlights rift during emergencies

The Federal Government announced a lesser number of victims than Lagos State.

Key National Conference recommendations you need to know

The Conference made far-reaching recommendations during the four months it sat

Doctors hold ‘peaceful’ meeting with Nigerian government, may suspend strike

The Nigerian Medical Association, [NMA] may soon suspend its seven-week old strike.

Lagos records 5 new suspected Ebola cases

Lagos state’s commissioner for health says the government’s “vigorous” contact tracing is now shifting from primary to secondary contacts.

Former INEC Chairman, Professor Attahiru Jega

Jega backs law to check deployment of soldiers, police during elections

The House of Reps speaker, Aminu Tambuwal, says the bill seeks to provide a level playing field in future polls

Nigeria football federation’s headquarters on fire

The cause of the fire is unknown at this time but the Federation’s spokesperson, Ademola Olajire, confirmed the incident.

Dr. Ameyo Stella Adadevoh.... Photo Credit..Courtsey @KwamiAdadevoh via Twitter

Top Nigerian doctor, Adadevoh, who treated Liberian-American Ebola victim, dies

The death of the senior consultant brings the number of Ebola casualties in Nigeria to five.

Reports of Lagos airport ‘bomber’ exaggerated- FAAN

The alleged bomber was caught at a distance of about one kilometre to the international terminal.

Ribadu Speaks At Last: “Why I defected”

Mr. Ribadu says his defection to the PDP was a “carefully considered decision” for a good cause.

Osun Election: ‘50 APC members still in detention’

The Osun state government says it’s planning to sue the Federal Government over alleged abuses by security agencies

Ebola

Four more Ebola survivors discharged

The first Nigerian Ebola survivor was discharged on Saturday

Doctors performing surgery on a patient

These are the 24 reasons Nigerian doctors are on strike

The doctors have been on strike since July 1.

Nasarawa Assembly wants state Chief Judge punished; suspends APC lawmaker

The Assembly accused the APC lawmaker of misbehaving during its last session and placed him on half salary for six months

Bye Bye Ribadu, We Wish You Luck — APC

The opposition party says the defection of the former EFCC boss to the ruling party shows the level to which the Nigerian society has degenerated

EXCLUSIVE: Nigerian military to court-martial over 100 soldiers for cowardice

The military talks tough, saying any soldier who allows himself to be misled by enemies inciting mutiny would face appropriate legal action without any form of sentiment.

Ebola

Nigeria records first Ebola survivor

Nigeria was free of Ebola until July 20 whenLiberian-American, Patrick Sawyer, arrived.

Nuhu Ribadu, former Chairman, EFCC

Ribadu dumps APC, joins PDP

Mr. Ribadu is set to vie for the governorship election of Adamawa under the PDP.

SSS spokesperson, Marilyn Ogar, under fire for blaming APC for Nigeria bombings

Nigeria’s civil society say Ms. Ogar is a PDP apologist that should be fired from her post.

Nigeria Governors condemn police, SSS’ partisanship during elections

The Governors’ Forum says the nation’s security agencies belong to all Nigerians and should not be placed at the disposal of a political party.

NMA dares Jonathan, asks Nigeria’s resident doctors to reject sack letters

The NMA ordered doctors to not take part time jobs in hospitals as directed by President Jonathan.

Police tear gas protesting Ogun University students

The OOU students are demanding further reduction of their school fees, after the governor announced a reduction earlier in the week.