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Health Minister Confirms That Nigerian Doctor Has Ebola

5 years ago /
Health 

The Minister of Health, Onyebuchi Chukwu on Monday in Abuja, made this disclosure as he confirmed that the doctor was the one who handled the case of the Liberian, Patrick Sawyer who died in Lagos after collapsing at the airport on arrival in Nigeria.  

Ebola Outbreak: US To Send 50 Health Experts To West Africa

5 years ago /
International News 

Meanwhile the US has announced plans to send at least 50 public health experts to West Africa to help fight the worst-ever outbreak of Ebola.    

Spain Midfielder, Xavi, Retires From International Football

5 years ago /
Sports  

The Barcelona midfielder has revealed he is quitting Spain to concentrate on club football with the Catalans following a disappointing World Cup campaign this summer.

Obama To Announce $14 Billion In U.S. Corporate Investments In Africa

5 years ago /
Business and Economy  

President Barack Obama will announce on Tuesday that U.S. businesses have committed to investing $14 billion in construction, clean energy, banking, and information technology projects across Africa, a White House official said.

Ukrainian Army Advance Further Into Rebels Held Territory

5 years ago /
International News 

Government forces said they had recaptured an important rail hub in the latest fighting near Donetsk, the biggest of the two large cities the rebels still hold after almost four months of fighting.

World Bank Pledges $200 Million To Fight Ebola

5 years ago /
Health 

The World Bank has pledged as much as $200 million in emergency funding to help Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone contain the spread of the Ebola virus that has killed hundreds of people in West Africa and threatens to spread farther afield.

Russia To Hold War Games Near Ukraine

5 years ago /
International News 

Russia announced military exercises near the border with Ukraine on Monday in a show of strength as the Ukrainian army recaptured more territory from pro-Russian separatists in the east of the country.

Transformers: Age Of Extinction Breaks $1 Billion In Box Office

5 years ago /
Entertainment 

Michael Bay Transformers: Age Of Extinction another box office hit 

Lady Warsi, British Foreign Office Minister Resigns Over Government Stance On Gaza

5 years ago /
International News 

Lady Warsi, the senior Foreign Office minister, has resigned from the government in protest at its policy on Gaza, describing it as “morally indefensible”.  

Scrabble Dictionary Adds 5,000 New Words Including 'Selfie' And 'Hashtag'

5 years ago /
Education 

For the first time in nearly a decade, Scrabble players are going to have some new words on their boards.

Conflicting Claims Over Thai Surrogate Baby Case

5 years ago /
International News 

The Australian parents and the Thai surrogate mother of a baby who has Down’s syndrome has given conflicting accounts of how she was left behind.    

 

African Leaders Unite Against Ebola Virus

5 years ago /
Health 

African leaders have agreed to take stronger measures to try to bring the worst outbreak of Ebola under control and prevent it spreading outside the region, including steps to isolate rural communities ravaged by the disease.

7-Hour Humanitarian Window Comes Into Effect In Parts Of Gaza

5 years ago /
International News 

A seven-hour humanitarian window announced by Israel has come into effect in parts of Gaza.

World Leaders Marks WW1 Centenary Event In UK

5 years ago /

Royals and world leaders have gathered for ceremonies marking 100 years Since Britain joined world war one.

More Than 200,000 Flee As Militants Takeover Sinjar, Iraq

5 years ago /
International News 

The United Nations has warned that up to 200,000 people have been forced to flee their homes after militants took over more towns in northern Iraq.

Borno State Dissolves All Local Government Caretaker Committee

5 years ago /
Nation 

The Borno State Government has sacked the Caretaker Committees for all the 27 Local Government Areas in the state. The Commissioner for Local Government Affairs, Babakaka Garbai, announced the decision yesterday.  More details later........

World Bank Partners With Bayelsa State Government On Community Development

5 years ago /
Niger Delta 

The World Bank is collaborating with the Bayelsa state government on community development.  

Breaking News: Lagos State Doctor 'Contracts' Ebola

5 years ago /
Health 

Nigerian authorities say they have confirmed a second case of Ebola in Africa's most populous country, an alarming development after a man who flew by plane to the country died of Ebola.

One Killed And Several Injured As Gunmen Attack Christian Worshippers In Kaduna

5 years ago /
Security 

Unknown gunmen clad in black clothes yesterday opened fire on church worshippers in Kachia Local government Area of Kaduna State, killing one and injuring scores of people.

Amnesty International: No Action Taken By Nigeria And Shell On UNEP Ogoni Report

5 years ago /
Nation 

Nothing has been done to ease oil pollution in the Ogoniland area of Niger Delta by either shell or Nigeria.