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PDP Hits At APC After Australian Negotiator Names Sheriff & Ihejirika As Boko Haram Sponsors

Modu Sheriff & Azubuike Ihejirika According to news on Premium Times, Nigeria’s ruling party, The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has hit back at the opposition All Progressives Congress, after the APC said recent allegations by a government-appointed Boko Haram negotiator, show that senior PDP members and allies of President Goodluck Jonathan are masterminds of the sect. At…

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Governor Rotimi Amaechi Apportions N300 Million To Combat Ebola Outbreak

Rivers State Governor, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi, has said that his administration has released over N300m to fight the Ebola virus. Amaechi disclosed this on Tuesday when the Country Director of the World Health Organisation (WHO) in Nigeria, Mr. Rui Vaz, paid him a courtesy visit at the Government House in Port Harcourt. The governor also…

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Olusegun Obasanjo, Graca Machel, Akon & Others, Sign For Action Against Ebola

Former President, Olusegun Obasanjo; wife of the late Nelson Mandela, Graca Machel and popular singer Akon were among 51 signatories of an open citizens’ call to action against Ebola. In an open letter, former heads of state as well as leaders from civil society and business called for more solidarity and a more coordinated approach to…

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Key Members Absent As North-West PDP Endorses President Gooduck Jonathan For 2015

The Peoples Democratic Party in the North-Westhas endorsed President Gooduck Jonathanfor the 2015 Presidency. According to Punch, at an expanded stakeholders’ meeting at the late Gen. Hassan Katsina Hall, Kawo in Kaduna, the leadership and members of the party in the zone said Jonathan should “surrender himself for the continued service to the nation” in…

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Ebola: A Doctor, Pharmacist & Woman Are Three New Suspected Cases In Port Harcourt

Three people have been taken to the Ebola Virus Disease quarantine centre at Oduoha, Emohua Local Government Area of Rivers State. According to Punch, the State Commissioner for Health, Sampson Parker, made this known on Sunday (August 31st 2014) just as the Federal Government said another emergency meeting of the National Council of Health over…

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Federal Government Announces The Reinstatement Of Sacked 16, 000 Resident Doctors

The Minister of Health, Onyebuchi Chukwu, has announced the reinstatement of the over 16, 000 resident doctors sacked on August 13. The spokesperson to the Minister, Dan Nwomeh, in a tweet said the doctors’ reinstatement became yesterday Thursday, August 28. The resident doctors make up 70 per cent of the workforce in government’s hospitals. The…

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Governor Rotimi Amaechi Says Diplomat Who Took Ebola To Rivers Is An ECOWAS Personnel

An ECOWAS personnel escaped surveillance and brought Ebola to Port Harcourt The Rivers state Government has disclosed that the man who evaded surveillance in Lagos and travelled to Port Harcourt after coming in contact with Patrick Sawyer, the Liberian American, who brought the virus to Nigeria, is a personnel of the sub-regional group, the Economic…

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NANS Pledges Support For President Goodluck Jonathan’s Second Term Agenda

The National Association of Nigerian Students, NANS, on Thursday endorsed President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan to run for a second term in office. The President of NANS, Yinka Gbadebo, who led the National Executive members of the association on a courtesy visit to the First Lady, Patience Jonathan, expressed their support at the Presidential Villa in…

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