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Minister Of Health Accuses Foreign Media Outlets Of Exaggerating Ebola Reports In Nigeria

Nigeria’s Minister of Health, Onyebuchi Chukwu, on Wednesday accused the foreign media of exaggerating cases of Ebola outbreak in Nigeria while leaving Spain and America out of a list of Ebola-hit countries. Speaking after the Federal Executive Council, FEC meeting, Mr. Chukwu said it is wrong for the foreign media to lump Nigeria with the…

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President Goodluck Jonathan Condemns Stigmatization Of Victims With Ebola

President Goodluck Jonathan has condemned the stigmatization of Nigerians by some countries over the recent cases of the Ebola Virus Disease, EVD. At a meeting with a Special Envoy of the United Nations Secretary-General, David Navarro, on Wednesday, the president criticised the discriminatory actions, especially the one that forced the Nigerian team to the Youth…

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Pastor Adeboye Endorses Social Media, Hits Two Million Followers’ Mark On Facebook

The General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, has identified the social media as a veritable tool for the propagation of the gospel. Adeboye stated this just as he hit the two million followers’ mark on Facebook. Offering words of prayers and appreciation to his Facebook fans, the RCCG spiritual…

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Jonathan Seeks Obasanjo’s Help To Tackle Boko Haram Insurgency

President Goodluck Jonathan has reached out to former President Olusegun Obasanjo for ideas as the deadly Boko Haram insurgency ravaging the North-East region of the country spirals out of control, with the terrorists capturing Gwoza, a Nigerian territory, and declaring it an Islamic caliphate. The development suggests a rethink by the Jonathan administration which had…

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Health Minister Says N 1.9 Billion Ebola Fund Will Be Used For Vehicles Instead

Amidst angry reactions trailing the unavailability of the N1.9 billion released by President Goodluck Jonathan for the management of Ebola, the Health Minister, Onyebuchi Chukwu, has denied the money was for the management of the virus.Mr. Chukwu’s denial came Tuesday despite an official statement from the federal government to the contrary. On August 8, at…

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President Jonathan Violates Own Rule By Expanding Election Rallies, Schools Remain Shut Till October 13

Federal education authorities have ordered all schools to stay closed in response to President Goodluck Jonathan’s directive on gatherings over Ebola fears. The president appears set to violate his own rule yet again by expanding his re-election rallies amidst outrage following two previous campaigns in Awka and Ibadan. The Federal Ministry of Education on Tuesday…

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Runaway Nigerian Soldiers Return From Cameroon To Battle Boko Haram

Some of the Nigerian soldiers that fled to Cameroon following a fierce battle with Boko Haram militants in locations around Borno and Adamawa states have returned. Residents of Mubi town in Adamawa State reported seeing tired and tattered-looking soldiers arrive. The residents said they saw several soldiers, wearing torn uniforms and gloomy faces, returned in the wee…

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Activists Express Anger Over Jonathan’s Insistence On Holding Election Rallies Despite Previous Warning Against It

 Civil rights and political activists have expressed outrage over President Goodluck Jonathan’s failure to halt ongoing political rallies organised by Transformation Association of Nigeria, TAN, for his re-election, despite Mr. Jonathan’s directive against such events amid Ebola spread fears. TAN has held two rallies in Awka, Anambra State in the South East and Ibadan, Oyo…

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