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Nigeria

Nigeria, officially the Federal Republic of Nigeria, is a federal  constitutional republic comprising thirty-six states and its Federal Capital Territory, Abuja. The country is located in West Africa and shares land borders with the Republic of Benin in the west, Chad and Cameroon  in the east, and Niger in the north.

Nigeria is the most populous country in Africa, the eighth most populous country in the world, and the most populous country in the world in which the majority of the population is black. It is listed among the "Next Eleven" economies, and is a member of the Commonwealth of Nations. The economy of Nigeria is one of the fastest growing in the world, with the International Monetary Fund projecting a growth of 9% in 2008 and 8.3% in 2009.

 It is the third largest economy in Africa, and is a regional power that is also the hegemon in West Africa.

Articles About Nigeria

An advertisement for donations to fight Ebola in Africa is displayed on a bus stop near the apartment building of the nurse who contracted Ebola, in Alcorcon, outside Madrid, October 8, 2014. Spanish health authorities said on Wednesday that another perso
WHO Declares Nigeria Ebola-Free, Urges Other Nations To Replicate Success Story

By IBTimes AU

Nigeria's been Ebola-free for six weeks now, according to the World Health Organisation. (4:34 pm)

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Visitors walk past protestor Jeff Hulbert of Annapolis, Maryland as he holds a sign reading "Stop the Flights!" while demonstrating in favor of a travel ban to stop the spread of the Ebola virus, in front of the White House in Washington October
Ebola Czar In US To Work On Bringing Down Anxiety Levels About The Epidemic : Nigeria Cheers As It Becomes Ebola Free

By IBTimes AU

The Obama administration has done the right thing by giving the responsibility of Ebola action plan to a seasoned administrator. (2:16 pm)

MORE TOPICS: EUROPEAN UNION, SENEGAL

A member of the CG Environmental HazMat team disinfects the entrance to the residence of a health worker at the Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital who has contracted Ebola in Dallas, Texas, October 12, 2014.
Ebola Spreads Through Red Cross Vaccine - Ghana Nurse ‘Testifies’; The Truth About Red Cross

By IBTimes AU

A Ghana nurse is testifying that Ebola is spread through vaccine (Oct 20)

MORE TOPICS: DIAMONDS, GHANA

Isaac Rebecca, one of the girls that escaped from the Boko Haram camp is comforted during a protest march, in continuation of the Global Week of Action to commemorate six months since the abduction of the 219 Chibok school girls, organized by the Abuja &q
Hope For 200 Abducted Nigerian Schoolgirls Being Released Recede As Boko Haram Violates Ceasefire

By IBTimes AU (No Google news)

Violence and violation of ceasefire by Boko Haram makes Nigerian government doubt the release of over 200 abducted schoolgirls. (Oct 20)

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A member of the CG Environmental HazMat team disinfects the entrance to the residence of a health worker at the Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital who has contracted Ebola in Dallas, Texas, October 12, 2014.
Ebola Outbreak To Continue Until Effective Vaccine Surfaces; 120,000 Women To Die of Childbirth

By IBTimes AU

The Ebola outbreak will continue and the virus will spread unless a vaccine is developed to stop it, a scientist said. (Oct 20)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA, UNITED NATIONS, DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO

A veiled girl from the Saraniya community waits for her engagement ceremony to start at Vadia village in the western Indian state of Gujarat March 11, 2012. The Vadia village in western India hosted a mass wedding and engagement ceremony of 21 girls on Su
Hoaxes On The Internet Debunked, Ranging From IS Militant Having Sex With Donkey To Child-Brides In Norway

By IBTimes AU

There are several Web sites dedicated to debunking Internet hoaxes, while some publications have made it a weekly feature to belie these false stories that, ironically, even become viral even if most of them sound ridiculous. (Oct 13)

MORE TOPICS: FACEBOOK, INDIA

A Muslim pilgrim wears a protective mask in the emergency department at Al-Noor Specialist Hospital in Mecca September 30, 2014. According to hospital director Dr. Mohammad bin Omar, the hospital did not record any cases of pilgrims bearing the MERS coron
Hajj Pilgrims From Ebola-Stricken Nations Banned In Saudi Arabia Mecca

By IBTimes AU

Saudi Arabia is expecting three million pilgrims for the annual Hajj 2014. (Oct 02)

Bill Gates At The Global Alliance for Vaccines And Immunisation (GAVI) Conference
Bill Gates Believes Ebola Could Spread Outside West Africa, Warns Countries Should Strengthen Healthcare

By IBTimes AU

Billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates believes it is difficult to assess whether government leaders have done the best they can to help contain the epidemic. The Ebola virus continues to claim lives as the death rate rises to 70 percent. (Sep 30)

MORE TOPICS: MICROSOFT, BILL GATES, AUSTRALIA, UNITED NATIONS, SENEGAL, INFECTION

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Ebola Fatality Rate Was Said to be 71 Percent, Rigorous Measures Required To Curb The rapidly Spreading Disease, Stated By CDC

By IBTimes AU

Ebola, the biggest epidemic has claimed several lives and the CDC predicts hat the numbers will rise if effective measures are not taken. (Sep 27)

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Female Pilot Leads The Bombing Against ISIS

By IBTimes AU

One of UAE’s first women pilot is bombing the ISIS (Sep 25)

MORE TOPICS: IRAQ, TWITTER