Category Archives: Breaking

Ebola: Five Nigerian Patients Undergoing Treatment Are Almost Fully Recovered, One Nurse Discharged – Health Minister

Five of the Nigerian patients being treated for Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) have almost fully recovered, Minister of Health Onyebuchi Chukwu said in a press statement today. Minister of Health, Professor Onyebuchi Chukwu Professor Onyebuchi confirmed that nano silver, an experimental drug he had announced on Thursday would be deployed for treatment if cleared by…

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Ebola: “We Should Get The Upper Hand On The Epidemic” – President, Doctors Without Borders Assures

Medecins Sans Frontieres (Doctors Without Borders), on Friday, says it will take about six months to bring under control the Ebola epidemic, which has killed more than 1000 people since its outbreak in West Africa earlier this year. Joanne Liu, international president of MSF, while speaking after a 10-day trip to West Africa said the outbreak…

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Nigeria’s Ministry Of Health Upholds President Jonathan’s Decision To Fire All Resident Doctors

President Jonathan sacked all resident doctors in Nigeria on Thursday. The Federal Government, on Thursday (August 14th) defended President Goodluck Jonathan’s decision to sack thousands of resident doctors in the nation’s hospitals. It was reported how the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Health, L.N. Awute, sent a memo to federal hospitals ordering that “letters…

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FIFA Orders The Reinstatement Of Impeached President Of NFF, Aminu Maigari

FIFA’s letter was signed by its deputy secretary general, Marcus Kattner. The world football governing body, FIFA, has ordered the Nigeria Football Federation, (NFF), to reinstate the impeached President of the federation, Aminu Maigari. Mr. Maigari was sacked by the board of the NFF last month. Two other board members of the NFF, Chris Green…

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President Jonathan Sacks 16, 000 Resident Doctors For Refusal To End Strike & Combat Ebola Outbreak

The President, Goodluck Jonathan, has ordered the sack of all resident doctors in Nigerian hospitals. The sack was contained in a directive by Mr. Jonathan to the Federal Ministry of Health to suspend all residency training programme for Nigerian doctors. The directive was stated in an internal memo dated August 13 and signed by the…

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Aliko Dangote Donates N150 Million To Help Fight The Dreaded Ebola Virus Disease

Chairman of Dangote group, Aliko Dangote, has donated N150m to the fight against Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in the country, chief executive officer of Dangote Foundation, Mrs Adhiambo Odaga, announced on Monday. At a media briefing at the ministry of health in Abuja, Odaga disclosed that the funds would be available for the establishment of…

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FIFA U-20: Falconets Defeat England In A Victorious 2-1 Match & Qualify For Quarter-Finals

Nigeria’s female football team, Falconets beat England in a 2-1 game as they advanced with 7 points as the leaders of Group C. This triumphant win qualifies the team for entry into the quarter-finals phase. Automatically, England is sent packing out of the tournament at the group stage for the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup…

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