#NewsInNigeria 18/8/2014

18 Aug

Daily Times


TUC Wades Into FG, NMA Rift

Borno Deputy Gov. Visits Refuge Camp In Gombe

Armed Forces To Defeat Terrorists In Nigeria-Army Chief

S/East APC Blasts N’digbo Over Endorsement Of Jonathan

Ebola: NHRC Chairman Wants NBA To Postpone Annual Conference

Fashola Decries Misinformation On Ebola


Ekwunife, Others Defection Will Not Affect APGA- Umeh

APC Lambasts South East PDP For Endorsing Jonathan

Ribadu’s deflection won’t affect us– APC

PDP Will Provide Better Governance For Lagos

Ondo APC Condemns LP For Delaying By-Election

2015: I Am Still Consulting, Says Tambuwal


Kwara Earmarks N600m for Electricity Projects

FG Intensifies Industrial Revolution Plan To Boost Agriculture, Textile Sectors

Registered BDCs To Become Money Transfer Agents


Ebola: Embrace Healthy Habit, Govt Urges Lagosians
President Sirleaf Apologises for High Toll for Ebola Health Workers

Health Minister Explains Suspension Of Residency Training

Ebola Patient Discharged In Lagos, Five Others Almost Fully Recovered

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The Eagle Online

Ebola: How US lab dumped infectious monkeys in Liberia, + video

Ebola: As Nigerian students return, UK Colleges put on alert

Ebola: US sponsored bioterror?, by Jason Kissner

Ribadu’s defection to PDP won’t affect our electoral fortunes – APC

Gunmen kill two in Plateau

Two feared dead as NURTW members clash over Obesere’s singing

Ebola: Three Nigerians admitted to Indian hospital

DJ Jimmy Jatt drops video for launch of Africa’s biggest collaborative album

Falconets dismiss Kiwis, set up Korean clash

NFF presidency: Mike Umeh eventually cleared to battle Giwa

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The Guardian

•Top Stories

APC condemns fresh moves to impeach Al-Makura

Civil group leader berates ultimatum to Jonathan over insurgency

Lagos senior doctor still quarantined over Ebola

Chadian troops rescue 85 Nigerians abducted by Boko Haram

FG approves infrastructure upgrade master plan

Govt to restart doctors’ residency training after overhaul, says Chukwu

Ebola Disease Outbreak: Hunters decry campaign against bush meat

APC: Swallowing bitter pill of its own making

Infected Doctor Cleared, Discharged To Go Home

Baby suspected of Ebola in Ilorin tests negative

•National News

Labour Party warns against rigging Delta council poll

Ex-minister, customs comptroller commend turn out for PVC collection

South-East APC not opposed to Jonathan’s 2015 bid

Wada condoles with UNIAGRIC VC family

APC condemns renewed moves to impeach Al-Makura

Kuku tasks northern leaders on security, insurgency

Ebola gets local name in Abia, as govt sets up response team

Ribadu’s defection to PDP, great disappointment, says Kwankwaso

Chadian troops rescue 85 Nigerian hostages from Boko Haram

Fire Guts Alesinloye Market In Ibadan

•Business News

Dangote spends N250m daily to fuel power plants

Etisalat plans $300m investments on network expansion, upgrades

Bankers Committee flays snail pace BVN project

Six institutions join OTC market

South Africa unemployment rate rises as factories shed jobs

Mixed fortunes trail money market activities

PTDF to bridge the gap between laboratory and the market, says Ajayi

Keystone Bank takes financial education to NASFAT

Banks need collaboration to fight e-fraud, says Kuru

NSE records N13.3b turnover in one week

•Sport News

NFF board rejects Maigari’s recall, claims Danagogo lied

Enyimba, Abia Warriors end Abia derby 3-3, Dolphins hold Sunshine

Man City sees off Newcastle, Liverpool outlasts Southampton

Oshodi unveils Nigeria’s First Extreme Games Course on Wednesday

Suarez set to play for Barcelona Monday

Wayne Rooney moves on from defeat, Fletcher disappointed

Nigerian players have closed gap on world’s best table tennis stars, says Oshodi

Ogbeche rescues Cambuur, as Depay scores another brace

CAA, AFN sign MoU on Uniport training center

•World News

Armed men attack Monrovia Ebola clinic

10 tourists die as boat sinks in Indonesia

Avoid ‘fruitless’ shows of force, Pope tells Koreans

Ukraine fighting: Rebel official resigns, shells fall on Donetsk

Ebola lockdown takes economic toll in West Africa

Guinea declares Ebola a ‘national health emergency’

Brazil presidential candidate Campos in plane crash

Islamic State seizes more territory in Syria

Ukraine accuses Russia of cynicism over convoy

S.Leone Ebola doctor dies as W.Africa awaits experimental drugs

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The Nation Newspaper

Today in the #News

• Boko Haram’ll end when Fed Govt wants, says Amaechi
• Our battle against Ebola virus outbreak, by Fashola
• 2015: Only revolution can bring credible leaders, says Balarabe Musa
• 29 Ebola patients escape after attack
• Waiver request for Ribadu splits PDP
• Adamawa youths vow to resist imposition of Ribadu
• APC slams lawmakers’ insistence on Al-Makura’s sack
• Nigerian’s death on board flight to India sparks Ebola scare
• Labour: nothing to show for 15 years of democracy
• Gas shortage: Dangote spends N.7tr monthly on diesel
• 2015: Atiku to declare stand
• Medical experts warn Ondo community over high birth rate

…and in #Sports

• BATTLE OF CALABAR: Keshi, Da Bull to go if…
• Nigeria wait on CAF to confirm 2015 AYC ticket
• Lesotho walkover: Flying Eagles await CAF confirmation
• Scoring brace will boost my confidence — Ujah Anthony

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•Featured Stories

Ribadu defends defection to PDP

Confab wants non-graduates barred from contesting for president

APC, Falana flay fresh plot to remove Al-Makura

Rogue bankers steal customers’ funds online

Ebola: UK varsities on alert for Nigerian students, others

•Latest News

US Ferguson unrest: National Guard to quell unrest

⁠INEC‎ extends distribution of voter cards by two days

⁠Israeli troops target Palestinian suspects

⁠Confusion as Ebola patients vanish in Liberia

⁠Obama justifies strike on Iraq dam

⁠Lessons from Uganda

⁠N1.9bn fund: International society canvasses CSOs’ involvement

⁠LCCI blames FG, urges more efforts

⁠Cameroon shuts sea border against Nigeria

⁠Jonathan’s wife sends relief materials to B’Haram victims


Ebola: Squash team miss African tourney

NTTF doubts players’ commitment at Commonwealth Games

•Business & Economy

CBN revokes licences of 766 BDCs

Group faults CBN’s reintroduction of ATM charges


Visa supports locally-developed mobile apps

CBN calls for unity in fight against e-fraud

Nigerian economy may lose $3.5bn to Ebola —Rewane


Ebola: What doctors, nurses should do

Know the signs of Type 2 diabetes

Foods that boost mood

Do gut bacteria rule our minds?

•Metro Plus

Motorcyclists protest as police deny killing three

Ogun police arrest three students for cultism

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Atiku Ready to Declare for Presidency, APC Plans for National Convention

Ebola: FG Commences Pre-Clinical Studies of Claims on Drugs

ONGC Mittal Relinquishes Oil Block in Nigeria

How Nigeria Turned Her Majesty’s Prison into a Place of Pleasure

Dame Obaigbena at 80: My Children Contribute to My Long Life

Senate Leader: National Assembly Will Expedite Action on National Conference Report

Ebola: Odinkalu Asks NBA to Postpone Conference

Suspected Ebola Patient from Nigeria Tested in Spanish Hospital

One Dead, Scores Injured in Lagos Boat Explosion

Nda-Isaiah Urges Nigeria to Learn from Malaysia, China, Others

Operator Dismisses Fear of Network Failure with Digital Television

Lai Mohammed, Three Others File N500m Suit against DSS

NCC: Why Most Telecom Subscribers Get ‘Ripped-off’

Average of 40, 000 Women Die Annually in Nigeria, Says Gynaecologist

Conference: Nigeria Needs Institutional Reform for Good Roads

Wike Denies Involvement in N2bn School Building Scam

Four Dredging Workers Kidnapped in Bayelsa

Impeachment: Enugu Deputy Gov Resumes Defence Today

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Ebola: NBA urged to cancel annual conference

Doctors’ sack: FG defends action

Nasarawa lawmakers consider fresh impeachment against Al-Makura today

One dies in Lagos boat explosion

Politicians fault distribution of permanent voter’s card in Oyo

We’re not opposed to Jonathan running in 2015, says S-East APC

Obi encouraged APGA defectors — Umeh

2015: Atiku begins peace tour

2015: Be patient, I won’t let you down, Jonathan tells campaign groups

2015: I’m under pressure to join Kano gubernatorial race – Gen. Murtala ‘ s son

Mark, Oru, Ibori, Utuama, Aguariavwodo, Omo-Agege, Onuesoke, others mourn Aziza

Police to enforce law against smoking in public places

Ajimobi promise to assist Ibadan market fire victims

2015: North more developed under Jonathan —Kuku

Labour Party moves to end crisis in Ogun

Deductions from Police salaries not mismanaged — IGP

Stop exposing your child to prostitution, Akpabio’s wife warns women

Voters’ Card collection: Oru, Ochei laud INEC for peaceful exercise

CJN sued over alleged fraud in appointment of FCT judges

Renewed plan to impeach Al Makura: Culture of impunity under Jonathan —APC

Doctors’ sack: TUC urges FG to reverse decision

A new Nigeria is possible — Anya

Ekiti: Military didn’t rig for us — PDP

Sack of 16,000 doctors highly questionable — Abike Dabiri-Erewa

Doctors’ sack: Lagos NMA dismisses govt action

NDLEA nabs two for drug trafficking

3 students arrested for threatening colleague

Police rescue kidnapped mother, baby in Asaba

Sapele power firm dialogues with protesting workers

NYSC denies suspension of orientation course in crisis-prone states

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