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    20-Nov-2014 to 11:07

    China, Nigeria seal over $11bn railway construction deal

    APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — China and Nigeria signed an official construction contract on Thursday to build a railway along the Nigerian coast, the China Railway Construction Corp. Ltd. (CRCC) has said.

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    20-Nov-2014 to 09:36

    ECOWAS launches full scale fight against Ebola

    APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — The Chief Executive for West Africa’s specialised institution responsible for health in the region has advocated for an annual allocation of an additional $2.5 million to the institution to strengthen its capacity to fight epidemics.

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    20-Nov-2014 to 07:46

    Press: Bicker over emergency rule, military assault on insurgents, 2015 budget r...

    APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — The inability of the senate to reach accord on the proposal for emergency rule in the northeast, the recapture of lost grounds to insurgents, governors\' request for more revenue and Abuja mass rail are the leading stories in Nigerian newspapers on Thursday.

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    19-Nov-2014 to 22:54

    Other towns recaptured from insurgents - Nigerian army

    APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — The beleaguered Nigerian military operating in the country’s northeast has claimed its soldiers have retaken the towns of Gombi, Pelia and Hong in Adamawa State.

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    19-Nov-2014 to 22:46

    Keshi shuns media after Nigeria’s AFCON fiasco

    APA-Abuja ( Nigeria) — Super Eagles’ coach Stephen Keshi on Wednesday shunned the mandatory post-match briefing after his team drew 2-2 with visiting South Africa at the Ibom International Stadium effectively ending their interest in the African Nations Cup slated for Equatorial Guinea in 2015.

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    19-Nov-2014 to 19:53

    Nigeria crashes out of AFCON qualifier

    APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — Nigeria’s Super Eagles on Wednesday crashed out of qualifiers for next year's African Cup of Nations in Equatorial Guinea after they were held to a 2-2 draw by the Bafana Bafana of South Africa in the last match played at the Akwa Ibom Stadium in Uyo in the southeast of the country.

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    19-Nov-2014 to 19:06

    Nigeria’s Jonathan raring for London investment meeting

    APA-Abuja ( Nigeria) — President Goodlcuk Jonathan will on Thursday leave for London to preside over a meeting of Nigeria’s Honorary International Investment Council (HIIC), his office said in a statement on Wednesday.

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