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Nigerian who died in UAE ‘showed Ebola signs’

A Nigerian woman with cancer who died in the Emirati capital had shown signs "that may be consistent with Ebola", the Health Authority of Abu Dhabi said on Sunday. The 35-year-old woman was travelling to India from Niger

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Etisalat, Nigeria's IHS in towers deal

The Nigerian affiliate of Etisalat, the Gulf's biggest telecommunications operator, said it would sell 2,136 of its towers to Nigeria's IHS and lease them back as part of plans to expand its coverage in the country. The de

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Mideast firms warned over new cyber threats

Cyber criminals in Nigeria have evolved common malware campaigns to infiltrate businesses in the Middle East that have not previously been their primary targets, a recent report has warned. &n

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Etihad appoints new GM for Nigeria

UAE’s national airline Etihad Airways has appointed Wuraola Oduntan as the new general manager for its Nigeria operations.   Based in Lagos, Oduntan will have overall responsibility for Etihad’s opera

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Saudi FAS inks big solar power deal in Nigeria

Saudi-based FAS Energy and Canada's SkyPower Global have signed agreements with both Nigerian government and the Delta State of Nigeria Government for the development of 3,000 megawatts (MW) of utility-scale solar photovoltaic (PV) projects

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US warns of plan to attack hotel in Lagos

The United States has warned its citizens of a terrorist plan to attack one of two Sheraton hotels near Lagos, Nigeria's main commercial hub which attracts many foreign business people and which so far has been spared by the country's vi

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Nigeria bus station bombing kills 71

A morning rush hour bomb killed at least 71 people at a Nigerian bus station on the outskirts of the capital on Monday, raising concerns about the spread of an Islamist insurgency after the deadliest ever attack on Abuja. Suspicio

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BREAKING NEWS: Nigeria bomb toll hits 71

The confirmed toll from the bombing of a bus station near the capital Abuja on Monday is 71 killed and 124 wounded so far, police spokesman Frank Mba told Reuters.   Earlier estimates from Reuters witnesses had p

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MASSACRE: Gunmen kill 100 in central Nigeria

Gunmen killed more than 100 people in an attack on three villages in central Nigeria, an area where longstanding disputes over land, religion and ethnicity often erupt into violence, two local government officials said on Sunday.

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Etisalat hires bank for Nigeria tower sale

Etisalat, a leading telecom operator in the Gulf, has hired Standard Bank as an advisor for the planned sale of transmitter towers by its Nigerian affiliate, three banking sources said. Etisalat Nigeria is considering a sale of it

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