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Nigeria sect attacks

5 killed, 15 wounded from car bomb in northeast Nigerian city of Gombe, emergency services source says - @Reuters

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Nigerian gunmen have freed a German citizen working for construction firm Julius Berger, company says - @Reuters

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Suspected Islamist Boko Haram insurgents stormed northeast Nigerian town of Mubi, killing several people, burning houses and triggering gun battle with security forces, witnesses say - @Reuters

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Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan's office confirms he will seek 2nd term in office in elections set for February - @Reuters

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Ebola outbreak 2014

Father of a Connecticut 3rd-grader has sued local schools, saying daughter was discriminated against and banned from school based on fears of Ebola because she attended a wedding in Nigeria - @Reuters

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Nigeria's lower house speaker and 4th most powerful person in the country defects to the main opposition coalition ahead of February 2015 elections - @Reuters

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Nigeria's central bank cuts limit on banks' foreign currency borrowings to 75% of shareholders' funds from 200% - @Reuters

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Boko Haram gunmen kidnapped at least 30 boys and girls from a village in northeast Nigeria during the weekend - @CNN

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Nigeria schoolgirls kidnapped

Boko Haram has used kidnapped young women and girls on the front lines of its insurgency, Human Rights Watch says - @AFP

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At least 17 killed, dozen abducted in suspected Boko Haram attack in Nigeria, local official says - @Reuters

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Map: A breakdown of confirmed cases of Ebola around the world as of Oct. 23, based off information from WHO and CDC - @ezraklein

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Nigeria schoolgirls kidnapped

Editor's note: Reports based on eyewitness accounts say suspected Boko Haram militants have kidnapped at least 25 girls from a remote town in northeast Nigeria. We are looking for confirmation from additional sources. - Tricia

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5 dead, 12 others injured in explosion near a bus station in Nigeria's Bauchi state, police say - @cnnbrk

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UN health agency says Nigeria's containment of the lethal disease was a 'spectacular success story' - @AP

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World Health Organization declares Nigeria Ebola free, after a 42 day period with no new cases elapsed - @Reuters

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Suspected Boko Haram attacks cast shadow over release of Nigerian schoolgirls - @smh

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Observers urge caution over apparent deal between Nigeria and Boko Haram as plans to release more than 200 kidnapped schoolgirls have yet to be confirmed - @dw_english

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Nigerian presidential aide Hassan Tukur says he is 'cautiously optimistic' about developments on a ceasefire agreement with Boko Haram militants, says plan came after 1 month of negotiations mediated by Chad - @BBCNews

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Editor's note: We are aware of reports that Nigeria's military is claiming a truce has been reached with Boko Haram militants that includes the release of the schoolgirls abducted 6 months ago. We are looking for further confirmation on such a deal. - Tricia

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Spain says all 4 people hospitalized Thursday with suspected Ebola cases, including a Nigerian passenger taken from an evacuated Air France plane, have tested negative for the disease - @Reuters

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