Burkina Faso leader refuses to quit after day of violence + + Israel closes Jerusalem holy site after shooting + + Ebola fears spark claims of racism in Europe
By Susan Davis, WASHINGTON — Vice President Biden announced in Istanbul on Saturday that the U.S. will provide nearly $135 million in additional humanitarian aid to help feed civilians affected by the ongoing war in Syria.
Former Vice President and presidential aspirant of All Progressives Congress (APC), Atiku Abubakar, Kebbi State APC Chairman, Barr Attahiru Maccido and other party leaders at the party's stakeholders;  meeting  in Birnin Kebbi, Kebbi State on Friday.
…Condemns Attack On Policemen In Ibadan By Political Thugs  Amos Dunia in Abuja---The Inspector-General of Police, Suleiman Abba on Saturdaydenied issuing any arrest order on any particular person involved in the attack on Policemen, or the disturbance of public peace, at the premises of the National Assembly, Abuja on Thursday.

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Interviews

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Highlights

Jega says Oritsejafor's statement on ploy to disenfranchise Christians 'most unfortunate'

Jega says Oritsejafor's statement on ploy to disenfranchise Christians 'most unfortunate'

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WASHINGTON---The chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Alhaji Attahiru Jega has termed Pastor Ayo Oritsejafor's statement that INEC intend to deny Christians their voting rights as unjustified, and…

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CAF names Equitorial Guinea as host of AFCON 2015

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By Joseph Mukwuzi----The Confederation of African Football, CAF has confirmed that Equitorial Guinea will host the 2015 African cup of Nations scheduled to take place from january 17 to february…

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Nigeria Air Force Plane Crash: Mystery of how the plane came down in terrorist heartland

Nigeria Air Force Plane Crash: Mystery of how the plane came down in terrorist heartland

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Victoria Ayuwei---The Defence Headquarters has confirmed the death of three crew members in a military helicopter that crashed Thursday night.

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Alakija wins CCA African Business Leader Award

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WASHINGTON----The Group managing director, The Rose of Sharon Group, Mrs Folorunsho Alakija has been announced as one of the recipients of the 2014 African Business Leaders of the Year Award…

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Ebonyi Governor, Martin Elechi In N16.5 Billion Bond Scandal

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Church Collapse: SA health worker dies after contracting malaria in Nigeria

Church Collapse: SA health worker dies after contracting malaria in Nigeria

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Pretoria - A department of health employee died after contracting malaria while assisting in Nigeria, a Minister in the South Africa Presidency Mr Radebe Jeff said on Sunday.

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2015: Jonathan can win Ondo without Mimiko, says Ondo Indigene in US

2015: Jonathan can win Ondo without Mimiko, says Ondo Indigene in US

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A United States - based indigene of Ondo State, Mr. Awoyemi Olumide yesterday said President Goodluck Jonathan can win the next year Presidential election without the influence of Governor Olusegun…

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Immunity Prevents Amaechi From Being Jailed - Presidency

Immunity Prevents Amaechi From Being Jailed - Presidency

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Amos Dunia in Abuja---The Presidency on Thursday said that Rivers state Governor, Rotimi Amaechi's utterances on the forthcoming general elections, which bother on incitement, treason and gross rascality, were enough…

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Tambuwal: APC accuses Jonathan of political desperation, sabotaging of war against Boko Haram

Tambuwal: APC accuses Jonathan of political desperation, sabotaging of war against Boko Haram

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The All Progressives Congress (APC) has accused President Goodluck Jonathan of sabotaging his own Administration's war against Boko Haram on the altar of personal vindictiveness and political desperation, an action…

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FGN SIGN MoU on GAS SUPPLY with IOCs

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Why should Nigerians vote Jonathan again?

Why should Nigerians vote Jonathan again?

  By John Ainofenokhai---President Goodluck Jonathan’s recent declaration to, once again, vie for the Presidency on the...

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