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Amaechi replies Mbu: how can a man who served as a puppet call himself a lion?

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Nearly $1.0 billion dollars is needed to fight the Ebola outbreak raging in west Africa, the United Nations said Tuesday, warning that 20,000 could be

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Presidency wants to install PDP governor through Rivers police commissioner — Amaechi

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Jonathan knows about Boko Haram financier in CBN – Soyinka

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First Lady joins fight against Ebola

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Modu Sheriff, not on Jonathan’s delegation to Chad – Abati

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Jonathan orders removal of #BringBackJonathan campaign signs

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My administration created 1.2 million jobs last year – Jonathan

President Goodluck Jonathan has urged Nigerians to place the public interest above personal or private interest in the collective efforts to build a strong nation

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