Category Archives: Breaking

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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Ebola: Minister Of Health Confirms Death Of Another Doctor In Rivers State

The Federal Government, Thursday, confirmed that the doctor that died in a hospital in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, died of the Ebola Virus Disease, EVD. The Minister of Health, Onyebuchi Chukwu, told journalists in Abuja on Thursday that the doctor contacted the disease after treating a patient who came in contact with Patrick Sawyer, the…

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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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