Category Archives: Breaking

Ebola: Experimental Drug Developed By A Nigerian In Diaspora Arrives Nigeria Today!

According to TheCable, an experimental drug for treatment of Ebola has been developed by a Nigerian in diaspora and will arrive the country today, health minister Onyebuchi Chukwu has said. The drug, called “Nanosilver”, can now be used following the approval by the World Health Organisation (WHO) that experimental treatments are ethical in the case…

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Hijab-Wearing Women In Kano Abandon Religious Garb To Avoid Being Tagged, ‘Female Suicide Bombers’

Women in northern Nigeria’s largest city Kano are abandoning their traditional religious dress after a spate of suicide bombings by young girls with explosives under their hijab. The commercial city was hit last month by four separate attacks involving teenage girls in the Muslim dress, leaving at least nine people dead and scores more injured.…

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Lagos Private Hospitals Reject Patients With Fever As Part Of Measures To Prevent Contracting Ebola

Some private hospitals in Lagos on Tuesday rejected treating patients who visited them with symptoms of fever as part of measures they were taking to prevent contracting the Ebola Virus Disease, EVD. A visit by the News Agency of Nigeria to some hospitals in Lagos Metropolis showed that nurses and other health workers, including cleaners, were seen wearing face…

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Liberian Govt Cleared Patrick Sawyer To Travel To Nigeria While Under Observation For Ebola

Mr. Sawyer’s action, he said, has placed unnecessary stress on Nigeria’s health system. The Liberian Government was aware that Patrick Sawyer, its citizen who brought the Ebola virus into Nigeria, had possibly contracted the virus from his late sister, yet cleared him to travel to Nigeria for a conference organised by the Economic Community of…

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Experimental Ebola Treatment – Zmapp – Sent To Liberia, Americans Reportedly Running Out Of Supply

Anger grew citing situations where only Westerners have so far been given the drug An experimental Ebola treatment is being sent to Liberia for two ill doctors who will become the first Africans to receive the ZMapp A Spanish priest and two American aid workers are the only people to have received it so far,…

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FG Not Proactive Enough To Fight Ebola –Doctors, Nurses & Midwives

The health authorities require the president to take more realistic steps in tackling Ebola. The Lagos State chapter of the Nigerian Medical Association and the National Association of Nigerian Nurses and Midwives have accused the Federal Government of not being proactive enough in the fight against the Ebola Virus Disease. The doctors and nurses said…

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Goodluck Jonathan Gets October Ultimatum, No Chibok Girls No 2015 Re-Election

The Northern Elders Forum on Monday gave President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan up to October to produce the more than 200 Chibok schoolgirls abducted by the Boko Haram sect or forget his 2015 presidential re-election bid. The Alhaji Sule Maitama-led NEF noted that the warning became imperative because they were in firm conviction that the insurgency…

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19 Year Old Stephanie Ezeani Crowned ‘Miss Charismatic Nigeria 2014’-Photos Of Her Win!

A new beauty queen has emerged! 19 year old beauty- Stephanie Ezeani, on Saturday 9th August was crowned as Miss Charismatic Nigeria 2014, she was representing Katsina State. The event took place at the Federal Palace Hotel onAhmadu Bello Way, Victoria Island, Lagos. Stephanie took home a grand prize of N500,000, a brand new Kia car,…

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