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Three dead in Nigeria suicide attack
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Three dead in Nigeria suicide attack

Feb 20 2013, 3:40pm CST | by

Abuja, Feb 21 (IANS) At least three people were killed and two injured in a suicide bomb attack Wednesday in Nigeria's Maiduguri city, Xinhua reported. The dead included the suicide bomber.

Abuja, Feb 21 — At least three people were killed and two injured in a suicide bomb attack Wednesday in Nigeria's Maiduguri city, Xinhua reported. The dead included the suicide bomber. The suicide...

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Three dead in Nigeria suicide attack

Feb 20 2013, 3:40pm CST | by

Abuja, Feb 21 (IANS) At least three people were killed and two injured in a suicide bomb attack Wednesday in Nigeria's Maiduguri city, Xinhua reported. The dead included the suicide bomber.

Abuja, Feb 21 — At least three people were killed and two injured in a suicide bomb attack Wednesday in Nigeria's Maiduguri city, Xinhua reported. The dead included the suicide bomber.

The suicide bomber, suspected of links to the Boko Haram sect, targeted a patrol team in morning at post office round about in Maiduguri metropolis, said Sagir Musa, spokesperson for the Joint Task Force.

Maiduguri, located in Nigeria's northeastern region, is a Boko Haram flashpoint, where the Nigerian government had to impose curfews following a wave of militant attacks.

The Human Rights Watch, in its latest report said, over 1,500 people, including women and children, have been killed in various attacks by the Boko Haram sect since 2009.

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International media, accustomed to portraying Nigeria negatively, has rushed to laud the country’s efforts against Ebola after it stopped the outbreak. But Nigeria’s actions at home and relative inaction abroad on Ebola reflect the broader pattern ...
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In Nigeria, texting to prevent Ebola

Oct 13 2014 5:54pm CDT | Source: UNICEF: News

ABUJA, Nigeria, 13 October, 2014– When the recent outbreak of Ebola virus was first reported in Nigeria, Nne Orji was one of many Nigerians who took baths in saltwater, believing that it would help keep her safe from the disease. She even drank from the salt solution – a mythical cure that has cost the lives of a number of people. ...
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“I get to the kiosk…mark the fact that I’ve been in Nigeria and nobody cares." ...
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No screening for doctor back from Ebola hot zone

Oct 11 2014 9:19pm CDT | Source: WND

(Fusion) The Ebola outbreak continues to spiral out of control. Near the epicenter of the epidemic in West Africa, more than 3,400 people have died and more than 7,000 people have been infected with the virus. Officials are scrambling to contain the outbreak at its source and keep it from spreading. The World Health Organization is sending doctors to countries where the virus is most prevalent — Liberia, Guinea, Si ...
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Nigerian Ebola Hoax Results in Two Deaths

Oct 10 2014 11:43am CDT | Source: Infowars

Nigerians were urged through social media to drink excessive amounts of salt water to avoid c ...
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