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Dana Air Lagos crash: 29 more names released Special to USAfricaonline.com,  the USAfrica-powered e-groups of  Nigeria360, IgboEvents, UNNalumni,  and CLASSmagazine Houston. Follow us at Facebook.com/USAfricaChido and Twitter.com/Chido247 The Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH) has released a list of 29 names of identified victims of the Dana airplane which...

Obama deploys 30,000 soldiers; gets “war president” rebuke from his ally Michael Moore

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USAfrica: Imo Gov Rochas Okorocha hints at possible 2015 Nigerian Presidential run

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800,000 Nigerian kids displaced by Boko Haram, violence

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Radio DJ feeds hungry kids

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U.S Senator Cruz, Nigerians do not like to be stereotyped as scammers…. By Chido...

U.S Senator Cruz, Nigerians do not like to be stereotyped as scammers…. By Chido Nwangwu, Founder & Publisher of USAfrica Exclusive commentary to USAfricaonline.com, CLASSmagazine and USAfrica multimedia networks, Houston. Follow  Twitter.com/Chido247,  Facebook.com/USAfricaChido USAfrica, Houston: On Monday night, October 21, 2013, the flat-earth ideologue,...

Michelle Obama brings substance, grace and teary credibility to introduce Barack.

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Nigerian-American Jessica Tata’s sentencing over deaths of 4 children: felony murder, criminal negligence or….

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USAfrica: Looting of Nigeria, Babangida Presidency or Nigeria dies in 2011. By Naiwu Osahon

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This Somali sister act is set for superstardom

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Fugitive Nigerian-American Jessica Tata, 22, turns self in; arrested and enroute back to Houston...

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