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Craig Spencer, A Physician With ‘Doctors Without Borders’ Tests Positive To Ebola InNew York

According to The Guardian, a physician who recently returned to New York from West Africa has tested positive for Ebola, officials announced. Craig Spencer, 33, a doctor who lives in the Harlem neighbourhood of the city, was taken to hospital in New York on Thursday after displaying symptoms consistent with those caused by Ebola, including…

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2015 Presidential Election: Goodluck Jonathan Announces Plans For Re-Election, Sets Up Declaration Committee

According to news on Premium Times, President Goodluck Jonathan has said he will pick his nomination form on or before the expiration of the deadline given to all aspirants, by the People’s Democratic Party, PDP.  He stated his decision at a private meeting with governors held at the House 7 wing of the Presidential Villa,…

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President Goodluck Jonathan To Embark On Brief Pilgrimage To Israel, Leaves Lagos On Friday

President Goodluck Jonathan will depart Lagos on Friday to undertake a brief pilgrimage to Israel. The President, who will be accompanied by the Chaplain of the Presidential Villa, Venerable Obioma Onwuzurumba, and his principal aides will, in addition to visiting Christian Holy sites, join other Nigerian pilgrims in a prayer session for the well-being and…

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First Lady, Patience Jonathan Resigns Appointment As Permanent Secretary In Bayelsa State

First Lady and wife of President Goodluck Jonathan, Dame Patience Jonathan has resigned her appointment as a Permanent Secretary in Bayelsa State Civil Service. Reports claim that her sudden exit is not unconnected with her frosty relationship with Bayesla state governor, Seriake Dickson. A presidential source who spoke to Punch newspaper said, “The whole thing…

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Ebola: Rwanda Demands Medical Reports From Visiting US & Spanish Citizens, Set To Screen More

Rwanda‘s Ministry of Health is requiring visitors who have been in the United States or Spain during the previous 22 days to report their medical condition to health authorities upon arrival in Rwanda, the U.S. Embassy in Rwanda said Tuesday. A Ministry of Health document says all passengers from the U.S. and Spain – two…

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Mai Atafo, Bijelly Couture, Abbyke Domina, Others To Showcase At 2014 GAFW Ghana -6-9th November

Glitz Africa Fashion Week Ghana (GAFW Ghana) is back for a third season to bring the glitz and glamour of African fashion to Accra. From the 6th of November to the 9th of November 2014 at the Accra International Conference Centre, GAFW Ghana will present an eclectic mix of designers from the African continent such…

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Explosion In Bauchi Town, Kills Five, Injures Several Others

According to reports on Premium Times, a car loaded with explosive devices went off in Azare motor park last night, killing five persons and injuring several others, police authorities in Bauchi have said.  The Police Public Relations Officer in Bauchi, Haruna Muhammad, a deputy superintendent of police, who confirmed the incident, said the explosion occurred…

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