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Viral photo: ‘She is a real human being, not abducted, not Nigerian’

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http://twitter.com/#!/Amivee/status/464067315688955906 The #BringBackOurGirls social media campaign has gotten attention and participation from all over the world. In the process however, an image was taken without permission and spread across the Twitterverse. That the image was used without permission is problem enough, but the girl in the #photo is not one of the abducted girls and she […]

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A Hospital In Toronto Is Treating A Patient For Ebola-Like Symptoms

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The patient recently traveled to #Nigeria, the latest country hit by the ongoing #Ebola #epidemic. Overall, there have been 13 cases of Ebola in Nigeria, including two deaths. BF_STATIC.timequeue.push(function () { if (BF_STATIC.bf_test_mode) localStorage.setItem(‘posted_date’, 1407542718); }); BF_STATIC.timequeue.push(function () { document.getElementById(“update_posted_time_3412681”).innerHTML = “posted on ” + UI.dateFormat.get_formatted_date(1407542718); }); View this image › Google / Via google.com […]

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Dozens Killed In Two Nigeria Bombings

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#Terrorist group #Boko Haram is suspected. View this image › Rescue workers gathered at the scene of an explosion in Kaduna, #Nigeria. Wednesday, July 23. AP Photo One hundred days after the abductions of more than 200 schoolgirls by Boko Haram, the terrorist organization is suspected for two bombings in the Nigerian city of Kaduna. […]

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12 Things To Know About Nigeria’s Team Before The World Cup

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It’s Naija time. 1. They&8217;re called the &8220;Super Eagles.&8221; View this image › commons.wikimedia.org So, basically, they&8217;re super heroes. 2. Their jerseys are green and white. View this image › store.fifa.com They play in green at home games and white at away games. 3. They&8217;ve qualified for five of the last six World Cups, but […]

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The Ebola Outbreak Is Now An International Public Health Emergency

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The #World Health Organization has declared the outbreak in #west Africa an international public #health emergency that requires an extraordinary response. More than 1,700 people in West Africa are infected with the virus. BF_STATIC.timequeue.push(function () { if (BF_STATIC.bf_test_mode) localStorage.setItem(‘posted_date’, 1407496201); }); BF_STATIC.timequeue.push(function () { document.getElementById(“update_posted_time_3411959”).innerHTML = “posted on ” + UI.dateFormat.get_formatted_date(1407496201); }); 1. The World […]

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Nigeria’s president orders supporters to stop using #BringBackGoodluck2015 [amended]

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http://twitter.com/#!/MiaFarrow/status/509709991822245888 Oh dear: http://twitter.com/#!/TheEIU_Africa/status/509646027809636352 #President Jonathan has since ordered his supporters to stop using the hashtag: http://twitter.com/#!/BBCAfrica/status/509714655674388480 More via BBC.com: The hashtag #BringBackGoodluck2015 seems to have first been used on Twitter by a group campaigning on behalf of the president. On 30th August, they tweeted: “There is no vacancy in Aso rock [the president’s palace] […]

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Nigerian Man Forced Into Mental Hospital After Declaring Himself An Atheist

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Mubarak Bala’s family reportedly forced him into a hospital as a “psycho patient” because he said he doesn&8217;t believe in God. View this image › iheu.org IHEU photo 2. A 29-year-old Nigerian man has been locked inside a mental institution and treated for #insanity, according to the International Humanist and Ethical Union (IHEU). Mubarak Bala […]

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